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The Best Vegan Italian Food in Brisbane

Italian food, it’s one of the best cuisines on earth but sometimes difficult to veganize. Luckily for us, this list will tell you about all of the restaurants in Brisbane that serve authentic vegan Italian food – some of them are even 100% vegan! Keep reading for the Brisbane Vegan Italian Guide 2023.

Nonna’s Nightmare
West End

Vegan Italian favourites:
1.‘Pork’ & fennel sausage ragu.
2. Any of the pizzas with melty mozzarella.
3. Tiramisu with hazelnut liquor.
100% vegan restaurant? Of course, Nonna’s Nightmare is 100% vegan.

Vegan Italian food via Nonna's Nightmare
Vegan Italian food via Nonna’s Nightmare

South Bank

Vegan Italian favourites:
1. Short twisted pasta with cherry tomatoes, Napolitana sauce, eggplant and basil.
2. Chocolate mousse with cherry sorbet, coconut granita, chocolate crumb and preserved cherries.
100% vegan restaurant? No, but Otto has a separate vegan menu.

New Farm

Vegan Italian favourites:
1. Salsiccia pizza with vegan sausage, mozzarella, caramelised onion and wild rocket.
2. Linguine with mushrooms, truffle paste, infused white truffle and vegan parmesan.
100% vegan restaurant? Unfortunately, Pizzantica isn’t fully vegan. However, the vegan menu is amazing.

Vegan pasta and pizza via Pizzantica
Vegan pasta and pizza via Pizzantica

Loving Hut
Mt Gravatt

Technically, Loving Hutt is 50% Asian food & 50% Italian. Therefore, it’s perfect if you’re craving carbonara but your friends want something spicier.

Vegan Italian favourites:
1. Spaghetti Bolognese with mock mince.
2. Pumpkin & corn arancini balls.
3. Spaghetti carbonara.
100% vegan restaurant? Indeed, Loving Hut is 100% vegan.


Vegan Italian favourites:
1. Creamy carbonara with vegan bacon.
2. Mushroom pizza with vegan mozzarella & truffle oil.
3. Chocolate & hazelnut sundae with Oreos, Whittaker’s peanut slab & Hershey’s chocolate sauce.
100% vegan restaurant? Arrivederci is not fully vegan. Although, they have an extensive vegan menu.

Vegan Italian feasting via Arrivederci
Vegan Italian feasting via Arrivederci

Brisbane City

Vegan Italian favourites:
1. Risotto with house-made basil pesto, baby spinach, zucchini and pine nuts.
2. Coconut Oreo mousse with bourbon and crushed Oreos.
100% vegan restaurant? No. But luckily there are plenty of vegan options at Vapiano.

The Spaghetti House Trattoria
South Brisbane

Vegan Italian favourites:
1. ‘Beef’ lasagne.
2. Pumpkin ravioli.
100% vegan restaurant? No, but Spaghetti House has a separate vegan menu.

Vegan ravioli via Spaghetti House
Vegan ravioli via Spaghetti House

Salts Meats Cheese
Southbank & Newstead

Vegan Italian favourites:
1. Wood fired pizza with truffle, potato and vegan mozzarella.
2. Vegan lasagne.
100% vegan restaurant? No, but vegan pizza is available everyday at Salts Meats Cheese. Also, they do exclusive vegan nights every month where five-course vegan menus with wine are on offer.