What is vegan at Tim Hortons?

There are several plant based, non dairy, vegetarian on Tim Hortons menu including coffees with substitute milk, bagels, soups and snacks.They have some pretty great vegan options beyond hearty vegetable side dishes. These include the Impossible Breakfast Sandwiches, bagels, hash browns, and many other vegan-friendly goodies that we’ll cover below the whole menu options.

Nonetheless, They couldn’t exclude cross-contamination, so they may share the fryers or grill with animal products.

What are the vegan options on Tim Hortons’s menu?

Fortunately, Tim Hortons made some pretty big steps toward veganism. As a result, they offer satisfying vegan options in Canada and the USA. Notwithstanding, there is still much to do.


Tim Hortons vegan options for breakfast are described below.

  • Mixed Berry Oatmeal
  • Regular Oatmeal

Main Course

The vegan options for main course can be found below.

  • The Harvest Breakfast Sandwich (almost plant-based sandwich)
  • Harvest Breakfast Wrap (almost vegan wrap)
  • All Impossible Meat Entrees if ordered without cheese or eggs
  • Garden Veggie Sandwich (specify no cream cheese)
  • Harvest Vegetable Soup (hearty vegetable soup that is not available in all locations)
  • Garden Salad (should be vegan as-is with dressing)


The available vegan sides at Tim Hortons are below.

  • Hash Browns
  • Potato Wedges
  • English Muffin
  • Homestyle Biscuit
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jams and Jellies
  • Gravy


Tim doesn’t have a plant-based cream cheese like some US-based counterparts, such as Einstein Bagels, but they aren’t a bagel shop, so that makes sense. They are a general breakfast-oriented cafe. Tim Hortons may add a vegan-friendly cream cheese eventually.  Meanwhile, there are only a few items available for the bagels that don’t contain dairy.

  • Cinnamon Raisin Bagel
  • Plain Bagel
  • Everything Bagel
  • Sesame-Seed Bagel
  • Blueberry Bagel
  • English Muffin
  • Homestyle Biscuit
  • Whole Wheat and wheat bread
  • Tortilla


The only vegan snack is below.

  • Kettle Cooked Potato Chips


 The vegan spreads can be read below.

  • Strawberry Jam, 
  • Raspberry Jam, 
  • Peanut Butter

Hot drinks

If you aren’t sure what coffee types the Canadian restaurant chain has, it’s really just the standard stuff like regular black coffee (Americano), Expresso’s, and Cappuccino. They have multiple types/styles though

  • All Coffees (without milk/creamer or substitute dairy-free milk)
  • Cinnamon Caramel Oat Latte
  • All teas (without milk/creamer)

Plant based milk

They have various dairy-free milk for example almond, coconut and oat milk. Conversely, Tim Horton’s hot chocolate isn’t vegan and besides this, It is premade therefore they cannot make it vegan at all.

  • Almond
  • Coconut
  • Oat

Cold Drinks

The vegan cold drinks at Tim Hortons are below.

  • Frozen lemonade and other slushy-fruit drinks (raspberry cooler, etc.)
  • Apple Cider (can be ordered hot too)
  • Cinnamon Caramel Oat Cold Brew
  • New! Redeye Iced Coffee

Are Tim Hortons bagels vegan?

Most of the bagels are Vegan at Tim Hortons. You can freely order, for example plain, everything, 12 grain and cinnamon raisin, and bagels without animal products. You can choose jam and peanut butter as toppings instead of the basic one, which contains milk.

Are Tim Hortons donuts vegan?

No, donuts are not vegan-friendly. Everything is non-vegan in the dessert section. While there’s the drinks above that you can make into candy-like sweet abominations, as I must admit I have done in the past, there aren’t any proper vegan desserts at Timmies in the USA or Canada.

In some UK locations they apparently sometimes have a vegan brownie or something with a V sticker on it, but really that’s just a local thing in certain UK locations rather than a Tim Hortons product.

Are Tim Hortons hash browns vegan?

Yes, hash browns are vegan. The crispy and golden hashed brown is always one of the best choices for a vegan breakfast or as a side dish.

What fast-food restaurants offer vegan options?

There are many other vegan fast-food options offering vegan bagels, coffees and breakfast.

What are the vegan options in Starbucks?

In Starbucks you can choose from a large scale of vegan coffees, hot teas and refreshers. The most popular ones are the seasonal holiday drinks which come in the fall every year. These features Gingerbread Loaf, Snowman Cookie and the Iced Gingerbread Oatmilk Chai.

What are the vegan options in McDonald’s?

In McDonald’s you can find vegan breakfast and coffee options. While the coffee selection is not large, you can try the breakfasts, especially Fruit & Maple Oatmeal and English Muffins.

What are the vegan options in Einstein Bagels?

In Einstein Bagels you can find vegan bagels. There is even Vegan Cream Cheese, but not all locations you need to check in the guide.

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