Picking a place to eat can sometimes be harder than it has to be, especially when you’re a vegetarian. Pune has a myriad of dining options for every budget and every palate. But don't worry, we’ve swiped right and shortlisted the following top vegetarian restaurants in Pune.
Go Green: Here's The List Of Best Vegetarian Restaurants In Pune
One O Eight Cafe
Koregaon Park’s resident hipster go-to, One O Eight Cafe resonates good vibes. Their vegetarian fare is simple but delicious, and one portion is generous enough to share between two people. One O Eight is also a great place to meet your Tinder crush for the first time, or even for a Sunday brunch date. Keep an eye out for off-the-menu specials and their superb vegan desserts that are ideal for sharing (wink, wink). On an average, a meal for two over here costs around INR 1000.
An oldie but a goodie; Little Italy has four outlets across Pune across Bund Garden Road and Chinchwad. They’re famous for their comfort-laden Italian – Mexican fare. Recreate that famous Bella Notte kiss (from Lady and the Tramp) over a plate of your favourite spaghetti. On an average, a meal for two over here costs around INR 1300.
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One of the more rare vegetarian fine-dining restaurants in the city, Shakahari at the JW Marriott has a lot to offer. A little on the fancier side, their contemporary-style decor makes for one classy date night. The menu highlights North Indian and Rajasthani food through an a-la-carte thali – so prepare to eat with your hands. Add a drink to the mix, and you can’t go wrong. If you are planning to head here for a meal, be ready to shell out around INR 1500 for two.
Sante Spa Cuisine
Located in Kalyani Nagar, Sante Spa Cuisine has been a favourite amongst Punekars for all things green. The quiet and lush-green surroundings make it a perfect date spot and the food here is healthy as well as delicious. They also have a number of keto options included in their menu and the desserts also have a bunch of dairy-free options. So it's not just a vegetarian place, it's also a vegan-friendly one. On an average, a meal for two over here costs INR 1,200.
Located in Deccan, The Vegetable is a great place to have some delicious food with your friends and family. The restaurant serves dishes spanning across cuisines. What they are majorly known for is their pizzas, pastas, veg platter, cheesecake, spring roll and more. On an average, a meal for two would cost you around INR 1000.
Greens & Olives
Situated on Nagras Road, Aundh, Greens & Olives is a cosy little fine dining restaurant that serves creamy and heavenly Italian dishes. It's vegetarian menu even appeals to meat-eaters. Try out the Funghi pasta, wood-fired pizzas, and even some olive-oil-drenched bruschetta. They also serve some delicious Mexican dishes and our favourite are the enchiladas. A meal for two comes up to INR 1200.
Those who grew up in Camp know how memorable the outings are at Ram Krishna. A quintessential vegetarian family restaurant on MG Road, they are known for their delicious Indian and Indo-Chinese fare. We suggest you book your table in advance as the place tends to get very crowded. A meal for two here will take you back by INR 1400.
A quaint bungalow, a luxury multi-concept store below, a rooftop seating, greenery galore, books by the side, great hospitality and super health food dishes- all this can be found in the Paashh Cafe, one of Pune's organic cafes situated in Kalyani Nagar. Try out the chef's special pani-puri, Panzanella (salad), tacos, cannoli, soba noodles, etc. They also have hand-churned ice-creams and artisanal desserts! A meal here will come up to INR 1400.
This beautiful rooftop place in Swargate is known for its Julia Roberts pizza, Khaman oxide, and test-tube pani puris. Laa Unico serves purely vegetarian food that is an assortment of Italian, Mexican, Continental, Indian and Oriental cuisines. We absolutely loved their contadina, which is basically a salad comprising fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, onions, green beans dressed with extra virgin olive oil. A meal for two comes up to INR 1200.
For INR 280, you can enjoy an unlimited authentic Maharashtrian meal at Hotel Shreyas situated on Apte Road. This iconic place is completely vegetarian and serves delicacies that Peshwas enjoyed. From puran poli to amti, usal to ukadiche modak, the taste is lip-smacking, the prices affordable and the service is quick and efficient.
You can also check out our recommendation on the best places to enjoy Marathi thalis for more options.