Over the next few minutes you should be learning quite a bit about healthy food and restaurants in Melbourne. Our main objective is to cover as much as we can so that you will be able to buy nutritious foods in your area and feel great when your next meal is finished.
The best vegan and vegetarian restaurants near you will get the ball rolling and vegetable lovers are not lacking for options here. More healthy restaurants will come next in addition to nice salad bars and soup restaurants.
Buying nutritious ingredients at Melbourne health food stores and markets is a fantastic way to figure out just how healthy your diet really is. Smoothies and juice stores will get a quick shout out, and then a few gluten free bakeries with lots of fresh baked low sugar sweets and treats will round out the post.
Expect to find a local map towards the conclusion that will help you locate all of the places we mention throughout the article. And we have written about eating healthy around Australia numerous times and you can find them all at that link if interested.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
There are some really good vegan and vegetarian restaurants in your area like:
- Smith & Daughters at 175 Brunswick St
- Gong De Lin at 3/264 Swanston St
- Fina’s Vegan Restaurant Fitzroy at 339 Brunswick St
- Loving Hut West at 185 Victoria St
Smith & Daughters delivers contemporary Italian cuisine that is truly plant-based, natural, and organic in a historic bluestone corner building on Brunswick Street. They blend their knack for creating innovative local vegan cuisine with an uncompromising commitment to providing a joyous no-frills dining experience.
Special vegetarian spicy noodle, vermicelli noodle with spring rolls, crab noodle, bamboo noodle, hot pot, and special vegetarian salad are some of the more popular items at Fina’s Vegan Restaurants.
Melbourne Healthy Restaurants
There are plenty more healthy restaurants in Melbourne like:
- Nosh at 352 Little Collins St
- Gopals at 139 Swanston St
- Shakahari Vegetarian Restaurant at 201-203 Faraday St
- Yong Green Food at 421 Brunswick St
- Serotonin Eatery at 52 Madden Grove
Nosh is excited to continue serving high-quality, locally produced, seasonal, and sustainable food. They provide delectable, nutritious food that nourishes and energizes without compromising flavor, taste, or enjoyment.
Gopals is the oldest vegetarian restaurant near you and offers a wide range of vegetarian and vegan options. They have an international menu that includes cuisine from India, Europe, and Asia and everything is produced with fresh and natural ingredients that have been carefully selected.
Shakahari Restaurant has been around for over fifty years selling vegetarian food.
Salad Bars In Your Area
You can always get a nutritious meal at one of these salad bars near you:
Vegan slaw, chicken chipotle, middle eastern falafel, super food detox, and quinoa chicken salads are among the favorites at Crips. For a variety of healthy Asian salads and dishes head to Nosh Galleria.
Really good soups can be found at these restaurants:
- Hakata Gensuke at 168 Russell St
- Sanctus Soup at 135 Wattletree Rd
- I Love Phở 264 at 264 Victoria St
- Little Ramen Bar at 5/346 Little Bourke St
Gensuke specializes in pork bone, noodle, and dipping noodle soup. I Love Pho is a great place to try healthy Asian soups in Melbourne.
Little Ramen Bar’s daily miso soup is made using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Fina’s Vegan Restaurant from a prior list is another place to try delicious soups in your area.
Health Food Stores & Markets
Buy your own fresh fruits and vegetables at these local health food stores and markets:
- Source Bulk Food at 112 Sydney Rd
- Moses And CO at 26/322-326 Coventry St
- Prahran Health Food at 201 Commercial Rd
- Passion Foods at 219 Ferrars St
- Terra Madre at 101/105 High St
Smoothies & Juice Shops
Smoothie and juice shops are good options for a quick and healthy snack:
- Tropicana Juice/Food Bar at 213 Elizabeth St
- Smoothie Super Food Bar at Shop 6/120 Spencer St
- Market Juice at Stall 26 A Shed
- Shakez at 1230 High St
Those Melbourne juice and smoothie shops have so many options we can’t even begin to list them all. We suggest you check out their menu and see if they sell the right juices and smoothies that you are searching for, and you can also see if they sell healthy meals or snacks like acai bowls or granola.
Market Juice makes their drinks using entirely local and fresh ingredients including flavors like orange, watermelon, mandarin, orange pineapple, and lemon orange lime.
Gluten Free Bakeries Near You
Gluten free bakeries in Melbourne should have plenty of good things to try:
- Gultan Free 4 U at 1345 Burke Rd
- Glazed Gulten Free Shop at 2/1-3 Carre St
- Gulten Free Precinct at 31 Parkhurst Dr
- Fatto A Mano at 228 Gertrude
- Just Yummy at 13 Meadowgate Dr
Gluten Free 4 U specializes in local gluten-free and nut-free baked goods such as cakes, breads, pastries, biscuits, and other delectable treats. Glazed Gluten Free Patisserie specializes in gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free cakes, desserts, pastries, and breads.
Pizza bases, buckwheat wraps, fid pistachio cakes, bread crumbs, burger buns, and loaves are all gluten free at GF Precinct. Fatto A Mano’s bakery offers unique sourdough breads, traditional cakes, biscuits, and pastries.
Just Yummy uses gluten-free, wheat-free, and nut-free ingredients for loaves, cakes, butterscotch pudding, cheese and bacon twists, brownies, cupcakes, donuts, finger buns, and tarts.
You might also want to know about:
- Paleo, Keto & Gluten-Free Options in Sydney
- Paleo, Keto & Gluten-Free Options in Adelaide
- Paleo, Keto & Gluten-Free Options in Perth
- Paleo, Keto & Gluten-Free Options in Gold Coast
Enjoy Eating Healthy In Melbourne
Now that you have read about all of those local vegan and vegetarian restaurants, other healthy restaurants, salad bars, places to get great soup, health food stores and markets, smoothies and juice shops, and gluten free bakeries in your area it should be easy for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
If you noticed anything incorrect on this page or if anything we mentioned has become dated please let us know in the comments so we can keep our info as fresh as possible. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in Melbourne.