Healthy vegan & vegetarian cafes in Jakarta

When it comes to finding fully vegan and vegetarian cafes in Jakarta, the options are quite limited. Many of us who want to try or follow a plant-based diet have only a few options when dining in or getting takeout, especially at cafes which only offer small-portioned salads and dairy-free beverages limited to soy milk.

These Jakarta vegan and vegetarian-friendly cafes, however offer something for everyone, from dairy-free coffee to fully plant-based all-day brunches that cater to different diets.

1. Nitro Coffee Ciranjang – freelancer-friendly with a dairy-free menu

Nitro’s vibrant purple-red brick exterior stands out among its neighborhood of residential homes
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Nitro Coffee is located just a few meters away from the bustling Senopati street in a quieter residential area. Whether you’re here to indulge in a coffee or two with your friends or work away on your laptop, great news – this is the perfect place for you.

The cafe exudes a soothing and cozy ambiance, where you’ll be welcomed by baristas brewing away behind a huge tiled counter at the center of the cafe, and has not just an indoor but also an outdoor seating area – perfect for safer open-air dining during COVID season.

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Nitro offers a dairy-free drink menu with options made with almond milk and oat milk, such as Oat-Milk Coffee Latte (Rp. 50,000, ~USD3.49) mixed with their specialty grade coffee, producing a creamy latte balancing sweetness and richness in your daily dose of caffeine. Or try the Mocha Oat Latte (Rp. 60,000, ~USD4.19) – rich and chocolatey but most importantly, healthy and completely dairy-free.

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If you are still unsure about dining in, their dairy-free drink menu – including the Oat-Milk Coffee Latte and Mocha Oat Latte – can be purchased for takeaway in 1-liter bottles for Rp. 205,000 (~USD14.32) each.

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Thai Calamari Salad
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Their selection of salads, which starts at Rp. 58,000 (~USD4.03), is a great option to go with if you want something low on calories but still well-portioned. For something more filling and savory, order the Classic Avocado Toast or the Mushroom on Toast (Rp. 68,000, ~USD4.72) to get a balance of protein and healthy fats.

Address: Jl. Ciranjang No. 10, Senopati, Jakarta Selatan
Opening hours: 7AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 81219116214

2. Seed – dine on vegan Australian-inspired all-day brunch

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Located at shop house Kemang 88, all-day brunch is kicked up a notch at Seed. Bringing together Australian-inspired brunch favorites, Seed offers a wide range of tasty plant-based options and sweet and savory delicacies.

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The cafe’s bright and airy aesthetic really takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city. With the light and toned-down interiors, the crafty-made dishes and vibrant drinks become the center of attention at Seed.

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Vegan Pancakes
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If you find yourself craving an Australian-inspired vegan brekkie on the weekends, you might want to order the sweet and fluffy weekend-only Vegan Pancakes (Rp. 70,000, ~USD4.87) served with maple syrup and dragonfruit sorbet. For a classic brunch, the Eggs on Sourdough Toast (Rp. 55,000, ~USD3.83) is Seed’s take on Eggs Benedict which you can enjoy all day long.

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Ube Latte
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Seed also offers fresh cold-pressed juices from Rp. 45,000 (~USD3.13) and mixed juices for Rp.55,000 (~USD3.83). If you want to go all out with a pop of color for your weekly brunch content, order the new Ube Latte (hot/iced at Rp. 40,000, ~USD2.78/Rp. 45,000, ~USD3.48) for a high-in-antioxidants, low-sugar drink.

Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No.88, Kemang Jakarta Selatan
Opening hours: 7AM-7PM, Daily
Telephone: 021 7191707

3. Burgreens – try vegan Asian dishes from rendang to katsu curry

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Healthy plant-based eatery Burgreens offers us 8 locations all across town. Despite their many outlets, all the branches have a homey feel, even those outside of central Jakarta. Their Menteng location, for example, expands to two floors and fuses comforting earthy and natural tones that resemble the healthy foods they serve.

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With a long list of food and drinks to choose from, a huge part of the menu is heavily influenced by Asian dishes. Burgreens is a go-to for those wanting vegan Indonesian foods such as rendang, satay, and bakmi in Jakarta. However, they also serve Western dishes such as the Kale N’ Bean Lasagna (Rp. 72,000, ~USD5.01) and the Beefless Hamburg Steak (Rp. 90,000, ~USD6.26) that is not only meaty but also has 0% cholesterol.

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Vegan Rendang Platter
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For a classic Indonesian dish with a twist, order their Vegan Rendang Platter (Rp. 75,000, ~USD5.22) which uses beefless beef made out of soy protein and mushrooms. Another classic Asian dish is the Japanese Katsu Curry (Rp. 69,000, ~USD4.80) which for many tastes just like chicken, but we’ll leave that to you to try for yourself.

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Bubble tea
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Their latest addition to their drink menu, the Naughty Drink Series, is a lineup of healthier boba and dalgona that allows you to savor your favorite sweet drinks guilt-free. For those who like brown sugar boba, their Brown Sugar Mylk Boba (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44) uses soy milk compared to regular milk and is sweetened with stevia instead of refined sugar.

But if you like milk tea, you have to taste the Earl-Grey Mylk Tea Boba (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44), for something creamy and low in calories.

Address: Burgreens Menteng, Jl. KH. Wahid Hasyim No.47, RT.1/RW.4, Gondangdia, Menteng, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10350, Indonesia
Opening hours: 8.30AM-9PM, Daily
Mobile: 859 5966 2888

4. Monolog Plaza Senayan – meet in a cozy ambiance with vegetarian options

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Monolog Plaza Senayan, which opened in 2011, was one of the very first cafes to introduce brunch-style meals in a chill and cozy ambiance where you can hang out with friends. Its raw industrial interiors with elements of wood and concrete are unique yet not overly done, which keeps the spotlight on the food.

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Although Monolog is often visited for a cozy pit stop for coffee during lunch hour, they are most known for their tasty all-day breakfast menu with vegetarian options.

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Smashed Avocado with additional poached eggs
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The filling and hearty  vegetarian Omelette Breakfast (Rp. 92,000, ~USD6.39) is served with a choice of two fillings – choose from spinach, mushroom, or tomato – plus grilled tomatoes, garlic roasted potatoes, and toast.

For those of you who can’t get over avocado toast, the Smashed Avocado (Rp. 72,000, ~USD5.00) is served on rustic bread with chia and black sesame seeds.

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Try their selection of coffee from Rp. 32,000 (~USD2.22) – we recommend the Monolog Blend, roasted in-house using 100% Arabica beans. Not to worry, those with dairy-free diets or lactose intolerance can enjoy their coffee or non-coffee beverages with soybean milk or Monolog’s homemade cold-pressed almond milk.

Address: Plaza Senayan CP 101 B, Palm Gate Entrance, Jl. Asia Afrika No. 8 – Jakarta 10270
Opening hours: 8AM-8PM, Daily
Telephone: 21 572 5144

5. Woodpecker Coffee Panglima Polim – find peace in a neighborhood cafe

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Woodpecker Coffee Panglima Polim is quite small compared to the cafe’s other locations, but its cozy and serene atmosphere helps visitors relax before a busy day ahead.

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Hanging out at Woodpecker would not be complete without a cup of their coffee made from locally sourced coffee beans –  from Rp. 18,000 (~USD1.25) to Rp. 30,000 (~USD2.09).

Vegans and those who would like dairy-free options can choose to enjoy their coffee with almond milk for an additional Rp. 35,000 (~USD3.44).

But not to worry those of you who prefer non-coffee beverages – freshly-made juices made daily and Hot Chocolate with either Nutella or Toblerone (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44) are also available.

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Waffle topped with crunchy biscuits, speculoos sauce, and vanilla ice cream
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Woodpecker offers a selection of breakfast from their Breakfast Bar with the options of Cereal (Rp. 40,000, ~USD2.78) from Fruit Loops to Vanilla & Almond Cereal, and Muesli (Rp. 45,000, ~USD3.13) where you can add your choice of milk or yogurt and toppings.

If you’re in for a sweet treat and are fine with consuming dairy, order their Waffles (Rp. 20,000, ~USD1.39) which you can customize to your liking with extra toppings such as fruits, syrup, or even ice cream.

Address: Jl. Panglima Polim V No. 23, Jakarta Selatan
Opening hours: 7AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 02129305356

6. The Roots – bring your dogs to this vegan-friendly cafe

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The Roots is a vegan-friendly salad bar located at Kemang’s favorite community hub COMO Park. The cafe, which sits by the compound’s dog park, is also pet-friendly so you can bring along your furry friends for a day out at the park and rest up with some good food.

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Nasi Campur The Roots and Chicken Burrito Bowl (L-R)
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To start off the week with a healthy and nutrition-packed meal, order the Nasi Campur The Roots (Rp. 70,000, ~USD4.87), a vegan take on the Indonesian nasi campur served with brown rice, mushroom, charred corn, garlic broccoli, and their tikka sauce.

For something lighter, try their vegan version of the classic caesar salad, Almost Caesar (Rp.55,000, ~USD3.83), made with crispy chickpeas. Drizzle the Almost Caesar dressing, which is completely vegan, onto your dish.

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Sticking to their vegan roots, their drink menu is strictly dairy-free. Drinks such as the Cold-Brew Latte (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44) and the Iced Matcha Latte (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44) are made with almond milk. However, they also offer the choice of oat milk for an additional Rp. 5,000 (~USD0.35).

Address: Como Park, Jl. Kemang Timur No. 998, Kemang, Jakarta
Opening hours: 10AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 2122715602

7. Fedwell – build your own bowl

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Picky eaters will be satisfied with Fedwell’s build-your-own-bowl-style menu that lets you pick from 27 base and protein options, including dressings and toppings.

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The ability to select the exact combo you eat is just one of the many things unique to Fedwell. The Senopati branch – their first location – is also decorated in flamingo pink which not only is surprisingly soothing but also a great vibrant photo opportunity for your next Instagram post.

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If you are indecisive when it comes to food, they have a Signature Menu so you do not have to worry about standing in line not knowing what to get. For a protein-filled meal, order The Plants of Glory (Rp. 75,000, ~USD5.22), a bowl of quinoa brown rice and kale slaw, topped with eggplants, mushrooms, chickpeas, and peanut sesame sauce.

Another vegan option, The Browser (Rp. 75,000, ~USD5.22) is perfect for those of you who want to expand your eat-lists as it is served with tabbouleh – a Levantine vegetarian salad – soy protein, charred beans, and dressed with Asian chimichurri.

When it comes to drinks, Fedwell offers a selection of dairy-free beverages and non-dairy refreshments, including their specialty coffee such as the Honey Long Black (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44) – a morning coffee with a tad of sweetness.

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Tumeric Soy Latte and Matcha Soy Latte
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For a complete healthy meal, order their non-coffee soy lattes using natural ingredients such as the Charcoal Soy Latte (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44) which improves digestion and helps get rid of toxins in your body for a fresh start to your day.

Address: Jl. Senopati No. 82, Senopati, Jakarta
Opening hours: 8AM-9PM, Daily
Mobile: 82211100059

8. Ray’s Bottle of Joe – affordable home-style vegan & vegetarian meals

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RBoJ’s Nasi Padang
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Ray’s Bottle of Joe (RBoJ) is a crowd-pleaser when it comes to home-style vegan & vegetarian meals. Located further away from the city center at Pasar Minggu, Jakarta Selatan, the cafe is separated into two floors – a spacious first floor with indoor seating, and a rooftop where you can enjoy some downtime with your family and friends.

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Tongseng Kambing
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RBoJ boasts familiar home-style, vegan and vegetarian foods, from mains to desserts. They also have an extensive selection of Indonesian dishes-made-vegan such as the Nasi Ayam Penyet Sambal Ijo (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44), Tongseng Kambing (Rp. 50,000, ~USD3.48), and even the stinky Indonesian dish jengkol in the form of Nasi Box Jengkol RBoJ (Rp. 35,000, ~USD2.44).

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Kopi Nusantaren
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When it comes to vegan drinks, RBoJ offers a selection of bottled drinks made from almond milk and CAW Mylk which is made in-house with cashews, almonds, and walnuts. Kopi Nusantaren (Rp. 28,000, ~USD1.95), made of espresso, organic palm sugar, and a mix of soy and almond milk offers a caffeine fix to go with your meal.

Address: Jl. Warung Jati Barat No. 18E, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta Selatan
Opening hours: 9.30AM-9PM, Daily
Mobile: 8787-894-6858

Vegan and vegetarian cafes in Jakarta

Jakarta is surprisingly home to a great selection of vegan and vegetarian-friendly cafes. Whether you are looking for a recommendation to dine in or get takeout, score major friendship points for planning brunches at these vegan and vegetarian cafes in Jakarta that suit your vegan and vegetarian friends.

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