Alright, friends, truth time: if you eat clean on the reg, chances are you're paying a lot for your groceries. Which is fine. For many people, it's not about the money - but that doesn't mean it wouldn't be nice to save a dollar (or ten) on your weekly grocery bill all the same.
I know, finding cheap vegan groceries sounds kind of like a unicorn quest. And certainly, even the most inexpensive of vegan products are going to be a bit more expensive than their average, non-veg counterparts - but on the whole, it is possible to find products that fit your lifestyle and are relatively cheap. And thankfully, I like you guys, so I've done all the work for you. Read on for Places Where You Can Buy Cheap Vegan Groceries In Montreal.
1. Le Frigo Vert
Located right near Concordia's SGW campus, Le Frigo Verte is the perfect go-to for students who want to get their fix of inexpensive vegan fare. Specializing in super healthy, organic, and sometimes hard to find food, Le Frigo Verte is not 100% vegan, but they do have a very good selection of vegan products for cheaper than most places in Montreal.
2. Paradis Végétarien
Paradis Végétarien is not just for vegetarians, friends: they also offer a huge variety of awesome, inexpensive vegan products, as well. This place tends to focus on things that might be a little harder to find, like vegan "bacon grease" and a large selection of simulated meats.
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3. Lufa Farms
Alright, at this point, I'm pretty sure we're all aware of the system at Lufa Farms. You know: you order your fruits and vegggies, they compile the products for you, and deliver your box of goodies at a drop-off point? Yeah, it's pretty awesome. Not only does Lufa Farms score some major points for delivering some super fairly priced fruits and vegs, but you can also add a huge variety of vegan products (like chocolate cupcakes from Sophie Sucree) to your order. Amazing? Amazing.
Seriously, Eden is awesome. This Parc grocery store carries a wide variety of organic, gluten, and lactose-free options, meaning that it isn't exactly 100% vegan. But they do have a really awesome array of vegan products - and to top it all off, their vegan selections tend to be on the cheaper side compared to what you'd normally find in the city.
5. Aux Vivres
Okay, technically Aux Vivres is a vegan restaurant; but the to-go section of their restaurant has a pretty legit selection of vegan products and snacks for you to bring home, enjoy, and incorporate in your weekly grocery grab. Protip: stock up on their Dragon Sauce. It'll make all your meals pure magic.
6. Antidote Superalimentation
This vegan grocery spot doubles as a cafe and juice bar, too, meaning that you can satisfy your hunger while shopping - which, TBH, is the ultimate combination. Not only that, but Antidote is a 100% vegan shop; so you can browse comfortably knowing that no matter what you buy, it's going to be vegan.
Located in the West Island, Healthree specializes in organic, super healthy food, supplements, and other products. But they also offer an amazing vegan selection for a good amount cheaper than most other places, meaning that you won't have to break the bank to enjoy some prime vegan food.