28. Saido, Tokyo, Japan
Voted HappyCow’s best vegan restaurant in the world in 2019, Saido is an innocuous restaurant with one goal. And that’s to present beautiful, delicious vegan food free from preservatives, refined sugars, and animal-derived ingredients. Saido’s menu focuses on a contemporary interpretation of classic Japanese food that focuses on food diversity. They offer set lunch and dinner meal options, as well as a dinner tapas-style option. You can also enjoy carefully selected liquors and herbal cordials, including vegan sake and wine options.
Their menu offerings vary throughout the day; they come between lunch and dinner to enjoy their “cafe time,” featuring hand-made sweets and organic mulberry sweet tea. With vegan variations on classic dishes like ramen, curry, pork cutlets, and more, Saido is a restaurant you cannot miss if you travel to Tokyo!