Mouthwatering Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes in Cairo Even Carnivores Will Love

by Laila Gamaleldin

Going out for food might be daunting which is why we’ve compiled a list of the vegan/vegetarian options available at everyone’s favorite restaurants, just so you celebrate World Vegetarian Day right.

 

 

Burger Factory 2012

 

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It might seem weird to go to a burger place while fasting but you have not lived until you’ve tried The Burger Factory’s veggie burger. Here are the dishes you can have while fasting:

  • Veggie sandwich (make sure to ask for no cheese!)
  • Mushroom veggie burger
  • Fried onion rings

 

 

 

Casper & Gambini’s

 

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Caspar and Gambini’s doesn’t have an official fasting menu but they do have a few dishes you can still enjoy while fasting:

  • Veggie spring rolls
  • Wild mushroom soup
  • Tomato basil soup
  • Lentil soup
  • Lemon quinoa salad

 

 

 

Vinny’s Pizzeria

 

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Crave pizza while fasting? Vinny’s has you covered with their vegan pizza!

 

 

 

Cook Door

 

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Cook door has you covered with a line of seyamy dishes including:

  • Friskies Fajitas
  • Vegan kofta sandwiches
  • Vegan kofta platter

 

 

Butcher’s Burger

 

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Butcher’s veggie burger is a great option for when you’re craving a fat, hearty burger!

 

 

 

Zooba

 

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Zooba is many people’s Holy Grail when they have to fast. Their menu is filled with great seyamy options such as:

  • Oriental salad
  • Lentil salad
  • Beetroot salad
  • Cherry tomato salad
  • Koshari
  • Mousaka

 

 

 

GoodCals

 

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  • Three bean salad
  • Quinoa and toasted almond salad
  • Pesto pasta. (Make sure to ask for no cheese!)
  • Grilled veggies wrap

 

 

 

Cake Café

 

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For all you sweet toothed vegans out there, Cake café has you covered with:

  • Hummus sandwich
  • Aubergine sandwich
  • Chocolate cake
  • Lemon coconut cake
  • Dark chocolate cookies
  • Orange almond cake

 

 

 

Maharaja

 

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Indian restaurants often have plenty of vegan options. Maharani for example has:

  • Vegetable samosa
  • Vegetable pakora
  • Onion bhaji
  • Kachumber salad
  • Dal soup
  • Gazer aur matar soup
  • Tandoori roti
  • Aloo paratha
  • Onion kulcha
  • Mushroom tikka
  • Aloo capsicum
  • Dal tarkewali
  • Channa masala Punjabi
  • Mushroom mutter
  • Vegetarian kofta

 

 

 

Lychee

 

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Cutting animal products out of your diet doesn’t necessarily mean you have to increase your intake of carbs and processed products, Lychee offer many healthy seyamy options. Nothing beats Lychee’s drinks and snacks. Most of their drinks are vegan and when it comes to snacks they have:

  • The kale way
  • Diet mate
  • Oatmeal deluxe (Make sure to ask for almond milk!)
  • Breakfast oatmeal (Make sure to ask for almond milk!)
  • Protein oatmeal (Make sure to ask for almond milk!)
  • Oat bar
  • Mocha chia pudding
  • Mango chia pudding

 

 

 

Man’oucheh

 

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  • Zaatar man’oucheh
  • Sabanekh man’oucheh
  • Virgin man’pizza

 

 

 

NOLA

 

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  • NOLA offers vegan options but make sure to request them 24 hours in advance
  • Vegan vanilla chocolate fudge cupcake
  • Vegan vanilla
  • Vegan free double chocolate
  • Vegan blueberry cupcake

 

 

 

Peking

 

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  • Cabbage chili salad
  • Chinese salad
  • Peking salad
  • Mixed jumbo green salad
  • Vegetable soup
  • Broccoli & mushroom soup
  • Vegetable spring rolls.
  • Mixed vegetable BBQ
  • Shredded mixed vegetables
  • Chinese mixed vegetables
  • Stir fry potato
  • Fried noodles with vegetables
  • Steamed rice
  • Fried rice with vegetables

 

 

 

Crave

 

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  • Marinated grilled vegetables
  • Farfalle primavera
  • Vegetable lentil soup.
  • Summer rolls

 

 

 

Gaya Restaurant

 

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  • Kimchi dolsot
  • Jajangbab
  • Mool naengmyeon
  • Bibim neangymeon
  • Jajangymeon
  • Special jajangymeon
  • Daynjang jigae
  • Spring rolls
  • Fried vegetable dumpling
  • Steamed vegetable dumpling
  • Deep fried vegetables
  • Mixed vegetables
  • Vegetable soup
  • Miso soup
  • Tofu with soy sauce
  • Tofu with mixed vegetables
  • Tofu with fried kimchi
  • Mapa tofu

 

 

 

Mori Sushi

 

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  • Miso soup
  • Tempura moriawese (vegetables)
  • Hoso kappa maki
  • Ura maki
  • Kappa temaki
  • Ngiri nabo
  • Vegetarian sushi

 

 

 

Tamara

 

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Most Lebanese mezzes are vegan so feel free to stuff yourself with all the hummus and baba ghanoug your heart desires. Taboulleh, thyme manakish and wara2 3enab are also great options.

 

 

 

Beano’s

 

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You can still enjoy all of your favorite Beano’s drinks by asking for almond milk when ordering.

 

 

 

Starbucks

 

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Any of Starbucks’ drinks can easily be turned seyamy by asking for soy milk instead of regular.
Clear sweetener syrups (vanilla, caramel, hazelnut, etc.) and mocha sauce are vegan.

 

 

 

And of course you can never go wrong with good old koshary.

 

 

 

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