Today, many countries from different parts of the world have embraced the vegan and vegetarian movement, and Spain is not left out. Thanks to Spanish restaurants' creativity and gastronomic ingenuity, plant-based dishes are gradually being disassociated with tasteless and bland food.  If you find yourself in the largest city on the Costa del Sol, Málaga, then you're in luck. Málaga is an excellent place for selective eaters because it hosts various vegan and vegetarian restaurants that serve only the best tastes and flavours. It is also a beautiful city to explore after a good meal. Check out these seven must-visit restaurants.

1. Nic Pic, Málaga, Spain -

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Located beneath Picnic Dreams, Dulces Dreams' famed sister hostel is Nic Pic, a cosy dining establishment filled with mix 'n' match furniture and an impressively conjured menu. You'll find a wide array of vegetarian, vegan, and organic options made with only the best locally-sourced and homemade ingredients.

Food is served all day long, but the breakfasts are exceptional, particularly the toasts, topped with organic eggs, paired with a freshly-squeezed orange juice. The waiters are friendly and eager to tell you all you want to know about each dish. 

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Address:Calle San Juan de Letrán, 9, 29012 Málaga, Spain
Phone: +34 951 99 47 38
Website: https://www.picnicdreamshostel.com/nicpic-es
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nicpic-564190107094535/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nicpic_vegetariano/

2. MIMO Vegan, Málaga, Spain -

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MIMO Vegan is another mind-boggling vegan restaurant in Malaga. Transparency is at the core of this establishment's philosophy; this is why you can trust them to offer 100% veggie-based cuisines with no additives.

MIMO Vegan proves that food can be healthy and green and still be super delicious. Try the happy oyster starter, made from mushrooms cooked in olive oil, garlic, and parsley, and served with homemade bread. It makes for an unforgettable experience.

The bistro hosts an extremely friendly and informative staff, who are ever-ready and happy to receive and serve you. 

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Address:Calle Vendeja, 29, 29001 Málaga, Spain
Phone: +34 648 48 97 05
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mimovegan/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mimo.vegan/

3. La Vegana Taperia , Málaga, Spain -

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This establishment offers a gastronomic experience of a lifetime to vegans and non-vegans alike. Located at the heart of Malaga, La Vegans Taperia boasts skillfully crafted and deliciously vibrant vegan and vegetarian cuisines that can convert the hardest of carnivores.

This restaurant takes the vegan tapas experience to a whole new level with its menu, which comprises different types of croquettes ('cheese', vegetables, Heura), veggie balls with tomato sauce or almond sauce, Russian salad, potato tortilla, mini hamburgers, garlic mushrooms and more. It is also the first authentic vegan tapas bar in Malaga. 

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Address:Calle San Juan de Letrán, 13, 29012 Málaga, Spain
Phone: +34 951 99 16 09
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/taperialavegana/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/la_vegana_taperia/

4. La Sociedad Herbívora, Málaga, Spain -

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La Sociedad Herbívora is a fabulous vegan-based restaurant located in Malaga. It offers a beautiful and stylishly decorated setting for your dining pleasure and a fleet of conscious dishes and desserts prepared by some of Spain's finest chefs. All cuisines are prepared with more vegetables, less processed products, and respect for the environment.

The menu includes aromatic homemade dishes, gluten-free options, and a tasty wine list. Enjoy their homemade meatballs with romesco sauce and baked potatoes or a plate of seitan ragout with baked potatoes. Whatever you choose, expect to be dazzled.

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Address:Calle Juan de Padilla, 13, 29008 Málaga, Spain
Phone: +34 744 62 46 06
Website: http://www.lasociedadherbivora.es/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sociedadherbivora/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lasociedadherbivora/

5. Cañadú, Málaga, Spain -

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Cañadú is where excellent culinary skills meet beautiful dining scenery. Flavours and unique tastes come to play in every fabulously presented plate. Organic, healthy, and delicious plant-based dishes make up the menu where you will find salads, hot soups, ajoblanco, couscous, vegetarian tripe, delicious apple, and pine nut croquettes and a wide assortment of natural juices, organic wines, teas, and infusions. In the spirit of versatility, Cañudú offers celiac and non-vegetarian options. 

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Address:Plaza de la Merced, 21, 29012 Málaga, Spain
Phone: +34 952 60 27 19
Website: http://www.canadu.es/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Restaurante-Vegetariano-Canadu-165400356835536/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/canadu_malaga/

6. Vegetariano El Calafate, Málaga, Spain -

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Malaga boasts many exquisite and delectable veggie-friendly restaurants, Vegetariano El Calafate is one of them. Vegetariano El Calafate restaurant is passionate about vegetarian food. The natural, fresh product and home cooking are essential elements for its gastronomic intention and its location.

Address:Calle Andrés Pérez, 6, 29008 Málaga, Spain
Phone: +34 952 22 93 44
Website: https://vegetarianoelcalafate.es/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/restaelcalafate/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vegetarianoelcalafate/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/restaelcalafate

7. Vegan-té La Siria, Málaga, Spain -

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Exceptional services, aromatic and colourful food, a healthy culture, and a beautiful setting. What more could be desired? Vegan-te La Siria is an extraordinary vegan restaurant, a perfect place to share rich gastronomic creations with family, friends, and colleagues.

A menu with made-in-house tapas, dishes of the day, and an array of desserts is certainly worth your time. You should try the hummus and falafel option. It promises to be the best you've ever had.  Dishes can be made considering your allergies and at a reasonable price, and you can quench your thirst at the bar or tea room. 

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Address:Calle Ancha del Carmen, 35, Local 2, 29002 Málaga, Spain
Phone: +34 711 77 39 86
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LaSiria/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/veganlasiria.malaga

Malaga is known for many attractions, including historical monuments, stunning beaches, magnificent mountains, arts, and museums. But a trip to the lovely city will be incomplete without a discovery of its gastronomic culture. These restaurants offer you that opportunity in a healthier fashion. Come and enjoy all the bliss of well-prepared plant-focused dishes. Download our FREE APP Local Traveller and visit our website to find out more vegan and vegetarian restaurants!