Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada

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Altamonte Springs

Chamberlin's Natural Foods

1086 Montgomery Rd., Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

(407) 774-8866

Natural foods store/deli. Chamberlin's features a salad bar, homemade soup and veggie chili, hot and cold sandwiches, and hot vegetarian entrées. The Altamonte Springs location is at the LA Fitness Shopping Center.

Open daily
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC, $

Kohinoor

The Village Shoppes, 249 W. Hwy. 436, #1093, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

(407) 788-6004

Indian. This Indian restaurant offers a wide variety of vegetarian dishes, including a puréed vegetable soup with spices and lentil soup; vegetable samosas; various chutneys; Indian breads; and more than ten entrées.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday
Full service
vegan options
$$

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Apopka

Z-Café

Florida Hospital Apopka, 201 N. Park Ave., Apopka, FL 32703

(407) 889-7773

Café/coffeehouse. Z-Café has a full menu of vegetarian and vegan selections, and vegetarian items that aren't already vegan can usually be prepared so. Delicious veggie items include sandwiches, wraps, quesadillas, burgers, sushi, and rice bowls. Coffees are available by the bag. This location of Z-Café is inside the main atrium of the Florida Hospital Apopka.

Open daily for three meals
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC, $-$$

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Aventura

Pasha's

Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., 1433, Aventura, FL 33180

(305) 917-4007

Mediterranean. Pasha's offers several vegetarian items and they are noted as such on the menu. Try Lentil Soup, Falafel Wrap, Baba Ghanoush, Tabbouleh, or Mediterranean Pizza. Pasha's in Aventura is located in the Aventura Mall food court.

Open daily for three meals
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, espresso/cappuccino
VISA/MC, $-$$

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Big Pine Key

Good Food Conspiracy

US 1 Mile Marker 30.2, Big Pine Key, FL 33043

(305) 872-3945

Natural foods. The next time you find yourself driving in the Florida Keys, be certain to stop at this natural foods market and juice bar. Dine on vegetarian soups, pita sandwiches, salads, smoothies, and more.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
take-out, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

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Boca Raton

Bombay Café

628 Glades Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33431

(561) 750-5299

Indian. Bombay Café offers inexpensive, delicious Indian-style vegetarian dishes and some vegan options as well. The restaurant is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering
VISA/MC, $

··Darbster

6299 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, FL 33487

(561) 586-2622

Vegan/natural foods/organic. Darbster offers innovative, vegan cuisine that will appeal to all tastes. The atmosphere is elegant and relaxed with an incredible view on the waterside deck. Try the Tempeh Reuben, Chikn' Apple Wrap, Rawvioli Beet 'Pasta,' or Palm Cakes. Make your reservations for Sunday brunch where a special menu is offered along with live music. Darbster is named in honor of the owners' beloved poodle, Darby, so it's no surprise that the restaurant is dog-friendly! In fact, Sundays are Dog-Night; bring your pooch during certain hours and get a discount!

Open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner. Closed Monday and Tuesday
Full service
take-out, catering, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX, $$

·Maoz Vegetarian

Town Center Mall, 6000 Glades Rd., #1176, Boca Raton, FL 33431

(561) 393-6269

Vegetarian/fast food. Maoz is a mostly vegan restaurant. Each meal is served with chips and juice. One of the most highly recommended items on the menu is the falafel. The restaurant originated in Holland and is vegetarian for ethical reasons. Maoz in Boca Raton is located in the food court of the Town Center Mall.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for lunch and early dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices
VISA/MC, $

Pine Garden Restaurant

1668 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, FL 33432

(561) 395-7534

Chinese. Pine Garden offers a different menu for their vegetarian customers with dishes made from seitan, tempeh, and tofu. These include Cantonese Steak, Veggie Ham with Assorted Vegetables in Szechuan or Black Bean Sauce, Aromatic Jade Soy Chicken or Gluten Beef, and Honey Walnut Soy Chicken.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, beer/wine
VISA/MC/DISC, $$

Whole Foods Market

1400 Glades Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33431

(561) 447-0000

Natural foods store/deli. This natural foods café offers soups, pizza made with a whole-wheat crust, sandwiches, veggie burgers, steamed vegetables with rice, a macro platter, burritos, plus many other daily specials.

Open daily for three meals
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering, wine/beer/alcohol
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

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Bonita Springs

For Goodness Sake

9118 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs, FL 34135

(239) 992-5838

Natural foods deli. For Goodness Sake offers sandwiches, salads, and a soup du jour that is almost always vegan. Popular items include a sunshine burger, a barbeque tempeh burger, and eggless salad.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for lunch
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

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Boynton Beach

JuiceBerry Organic & Natural Food

1899 N. Congress Ave., Ste. 3, Boynton Beach, FL 33426

(561) 742-5544

Natural foods/organic/juice bar. JuiceBerry Organic & Natural Food offers a tremendous selection of fresh juices, smoothies, and specialty drinks at their juice bar. They also feature a salad bar and a menu of organic and natural foods. Try the Thai Black Bean and Corn Salad, Baked Falafel Quinoa, or Latino Vegan Wrap. Outdoor seating is available. Reservations are accepted.

Open Monday through Saturday for three meals. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

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Cape Coral

··Loving Hut

1918 Del Prado Blvd S., Ste. 3, Cape Coral, FL 33990

(239) 424-8433

Vegan/Asian/American. Loving Hut is an international vegan restaurant chain with the slogan, "Be Veg. Go Green. Save the Planet." They offer gourmet vegan cuisine "for those making the noble transition to a plant-based diet." Although the menu varies by location, it typically includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrées, desserts, and special beverages. Both Asian and American meals are served including mock meat and vegetable dishes. Loving Hut was created with a vision that all beings could live in peace, love, and harmony with each other and the planet.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for dinner
Limited service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC, $-$$

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Clearwater

Lonni's Sandwich Café

601 Cleveland St., Clearwater, FL 33755

(727) 441-8044

Natural foods. This restaurant offers several vegetarian options, including Wild Rice Soup, sandwiches, salads, and more.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Counter service
take-out, catering
$$

Nature's Food Patch Market & Café

1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater, FL 33755

(727) 443-6703

Natural foods store/café. Nature's Food Patch Market & Café is a natural foods store with a salad bar, hot bar, and café. Enjoy sandwiches, wraps, salads, and more in the café. Vegetarian items are noted on the menu. They also offer an extensive selection of Grab-n-Go items.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
VISA/MC, $

Thai Basil

4445 E. Bay Dr., Clearwater, FL 33764

(727) 532-6108

Thai. A favorite of area vegetarians, this restaurant offers appetizers and entrées made with mixed vegetables, tofu, rice noodles, and/or rice. Sometimes, it also has interesting desserts, such as fried bananas drizzled with raspberry sauce.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday for dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
beer/wine
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

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Clermont

Health Basket

1050 E. Highway 50, Ste. D, Clermont, FL 34711

(352) 242-4499

Natural foods store/organic/juice bar. The Health Basket offers organic produce and foods. Both vegetarian and vegan options are available. The store carries all the essentials you need including bulk items, vitamins and supplements, personal care products, and frozen foods. Create your own smoothie at their juice bar which also offers fresh pressed organic juices, fresh squeezed citrus juices, and organic smoothies. The Health Basket in Clermont is next to Gold's Gym in the Kmart Plaza.

Open Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday
Counter service
vegan options, take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

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Cocoa Beach

The Green Room Café

222 N. 1st St., Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

(321) 868-0203

Natural foods/organic/juice bar. The Green Room Café is a colorful and vibrant restaurant located in downtown Cocoa Beach. They feature an assortment of organic and fresh soups, wraps, sandwiches, juices, smoothies, and acai bowls. Try the Pure Life Wrap, made of hummus, tomato, carrot, cucumber, spinach, cabbage, mushroom, and baby greens. According to their menu, most meals can easily be converted to vegan.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

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Coconut Grove

The Last Carrot

3133 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove, FL 33133

(305) 445-0805

Natural foods. Sandwiches, spinach pies, salads, and various fresh juices and smoothies are served. Cash only.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices
$

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Coral Gables

·La Vie en Raw Café

3808 SW 8th St., Coral Gables, FL 33134

(305) 444-3826

Vegetarian/organic/raw foods. This eclectic café is almost entirely vegan and features raw foods. Try the Lasagna Dell Amore (made with zucchini and nut cheese). A lunch buffet is offered on weekdays and daily raw and cooked specials are available. La Vie en Raw is located directly off Ponce De Leon Boulevard.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday for dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, fresh juices, smoothies, espresso
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Pasha's

130 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134

(305) 764-3040

Mediterranean. See description under Aventura, FL.

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Coral Springs

Falafel Bistro & Wine Bar

5677 Coral Ridge Dr., Coral Springs, FL 33076

(954) 346-3434

Mediterranean. At Falafel Bistro you will find delicious Mediterranean lunch and dinner options for vegetarians and vegans. The food is always made from fresh ingredients using traditional family recipes. Try the stuffed red pepper with quinoa, celery, cranberries, pine nuts, and apricot. Or have some homemade hummus and pita, or one of many vegetarian wraps. There is live music on Fridays and Saturdays. Call ahead for the daily specials. Falafel Bistro is located in The Shoppes at Heron Lakes.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
catering, fresh juices, espresso/cappuccino, smoothies, beer/wine
VISA/MC/DISC/DC, $$

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Daytona Beach

··Kale Café Juice Bar

116 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach, FL 32114

(386) 872-5097

Vegan/Caribbean/juice bar. Kale Café specializes in Caribbean vegan food with raw foods and wheat-/gluten-free options available daily. Enjoy foods like Jerk Seitan, Mac n' Sheese, Curry Chik'n, and Tabbouleh. They also offer daily specials. Kale features cooking classes, educational movies, family discos, and live music events. Outdoor seating is available.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Counter service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC, $-$$

Pasha Middle East Café

919 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114

(386) 257-7753

Middle Eastern. Pasha Middle East Café offers traditional Middle Eastern cuisine such as falafel and home baked pita bread. They are vegetarian and vegan friendly.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for lunch and early dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices
VISA/MC, $

Zen Bistro

223 Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32114

(386) 248-0453

Thai. Zen Bistro's menu should appeal to anyone with an appetite for spicy food. You'll find many traditional Thai dishes like Coconut Curry and Pad Thai, with some creative options like Pumpkin Curry and Ginger Salad. Almost all dishes can be made vegetarian or vegan. Relax and enjoy your food and drinks in the outdoor seating area. Zen Bistro is closed on weekdays between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday for dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options, take-out, catering, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

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Delray Beach

Nature's Way Café

20 W. Atlantic Ave., Ste. 103, Delray Beach, FL 33344

(561) 272-6200

Natural foods/café/juice bar. Nature's Way Café is a casual eatery with locations around Florida. Enjoy sandwiches, salads, soups, and fresh beverages from their juice bar. Items to try include the Garden Burger, Vegetarian Salad, and Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich. Please note that hours, menu items, and services offered may differ from location to location so it's advisable to call ahead.

Open Monday through Saturday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Sunday
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC, $-$$

Nutrition Cottage Health Foods

407 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33483

(561) 272-8571

Natural foods store/café/juice bar. Nutrition Cottage Health Foods is a family-owned natural foods store offering supplements, personal care items, organic produce, refrigerated & frozen foods, books, and more. Located inside the store is a café and juice bar (entrance is in the rear) with vegetarian and vegan options. Enjoy prepared salads, wraps, and sandwiches in the small eating area or to-go. Vegan desserts are often available, too!

Open Sunday through Thursday for breakfast, lunch and early dinner. Open Friday and Saturday for three meals
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, smoothies, fresh juices, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

··The Garden of Vegan

528 NE 2nd St., Delray Beach, FL 33483

(561) 404-5301

Vegan/raw foods/juice bar. The Garden of Vegan features a wide variety of café-style dishes. Choices include Quinoa Waffles, Garden Tacos, and Curry Plantains. Try their homemade ice cream for dessert or take home some of their veggie burger mix. The Garden of Vegan is completely free of soy, wheat, and gluten, and they have many raw options as well. Outdoor seating is available.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
take-out, delivery, catering, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

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Destin

Royal Orchid

11275 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, FL 32550

(850) 650-2555

Thai. Located beside Seascape Golf Course, Royal Orchid offers an exotic menu, including a separate section with over nine vegetarian entrées. For a delicious experience, try Pad-Pak Tofu with a Cucumber Salad.

Open Monday through Thursday for lunch and dinner. Open Friday through Sunday for dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out
$-$$

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Dunedin

Casa Tina Gourmet Mexican and Vegetarian Cuisine

369 Main St., Dunedin, FL 34698

(727) 734-9226

Mexican. Most of the dishes at this award-winning restaurant are available vegetarian or vegan style. No lard or animal stock is used in any sauces or beans. "Tampa Bay Magazine" has consistently voted this the best Mexican restaurant.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch through late night service. Closed Monday
Full service
vegan options
fresh juices, wine/beer, non-alcoholic wine/beer, take-out, catering
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $$-$$$

Lonni's Sandwich Café

1153 Main St., Dunedin, FL 34698

(727) 734-0121

Natural foods. See description under Clearwater, FL.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch only

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Fernandina Beach

Lanna Thai Cuisine

474260 E. State Road 200, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

(904) 321-0255

Thai. Lanna Thai Cuisine offers a lot of choices for vegetarians and vegans and the staff is very accommodating. Tofu is an option for many dishes and most items can be made vegan upon request. Try their dish called 'Amazing.' It is steamed broccoli with Thai peanut sauce. Lanna is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out
VISA/MC, $-$$

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Fort Lauderdale

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Boca Raton and Hollywood.)

Bombay Café

3060 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

(954) 568-0600

Indian. See description under Boca Raton, FL.

··Green Bar & Kitchen

1075 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

(954) 533-7507

Vegan/natural foods/organic/juice bar. Green Bar & Kitchen is an inviting restaurant with bright, rustic-style décor. Try the Superfood Salad, made of sunflower sprouts, goji berries, hemp seeds, cacao nibs, and coconut chips, on a bed of kale, romaine, spinach, and green cabbage. Other foods include Living Lasagna, Buffalo Tempeh, Chick'n Salad Sandwich, and Coconut Grain Bowl. Green Bar also features daily specials and soups along with a wide array of juices. Outdoor seating is available.

Open Sunday through Wednesday for breakfast and lunch. Open Thursday through Saturday for three meals
Full service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

Pizza Fusion

1013 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

(954) 358-5353

Pizza/organic. Pizza Fusion is an organic, eco-friendly pizza chain offering vegan and gluten-free options. Try the Very Vegan Pizza which has crimini mushrooms, roasted garlic, organic tomato sauce, and soy cheese (casein-free). Or build your own pizza with topping choices like roasted eggplant, kalamata olives, sundried tomatoes, sauteed spinach, and vegan soy cheese. The motto at Pizza Fusion is, "Saving the Earth, One Pizza at a Time" and that’s not just a slogan. Examples of how they promote sustainability include: using company-owned hybrid vehicles for food deliveries; giving customers discounts for bringing back their pizza boxes for recycling; using spudware utensils, made from potatoes, which biodegrade in 50 days; and offsetting their energy use by purchasing wind energy certificates.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$$

Royal India

3801 Griffin Rd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

(954) 964-0071

Indian. Royal India, while not a vegetarian restaurant, has an extensive vegetarian menu section with many vegan dishes. The Bombay Aloo (potato cooked in spices & tomato sauce), Chana Masala (chickpeas cooked with fresh onion & tomato), and Baingan Bhartha (eggplant barbecued in a Tandoori oven and then mashed and garnished with fresh onion, tomato, peas, & herbs) are always good choices. Don't miss their daily lunch buffet.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, espresso/cappuccino
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

§··Sublime Restaurant & Bar

1431 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

(954) 615-1431

Vegan/contemporary. Sublime offers the ultimate in upscale vegan dining in a fresh, chic setting where you might even spot a celebrity! Organic ingredients are used whenever possible and the menu includes sushi, brick-oven pizzas, salads, pastas, and entrées. As if the delicious food and beautiful ambience aren't enough reason to go to Sublime, there's the added incentive of knowing that all profits from the restaurant go to animal welfare organizations. Reservations are recommended.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for dinner. Closed Monday
Full service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, wine/beer/alcohol, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$-$$$

Whole Foods Market

2000 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305

(954) 565-5655

Natural foods store/deli. See description under Boca Raton, FL.

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Fort Myers

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Bonita Springs.)

Pizza Fusion

12901 McGregor Blvd., Ste. 5, Fort Myers, FL 33919

(239) 337-7979

Pizza/organic. See description under Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Thai Gardens

7091-15 College Pkwy., Fort Myers, FL 33907

(813) 275-0999

Thai. Several vegetarian entrées including Vegetable Curry, Sautéed Vegetables with Bean Curd, Veggie Fried Rice, and more.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
wine/beer
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $

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Fort Pierce

·Veggie Love Food Truck

101 Melody Ln., Fort Pierce, FL 34950

(772) 971-6150

Vegetarian/food truck. Veggie Love serves up raw, organic, and vegan options for hungry festival goers and farmers market shoppers. They offer several different juices, smoothies, and iced tea as well. Main course options include Raw Tacos, the Peace Patty, and Indian-style Dosarito Burrito. Raw desserts range from carrot cake to seasonal cheesecakes. Follow them on Twitter or Facebook to find out where they will be serving up their wholesome food.

Hours vary. Take-out
vegan options, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, specialty beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

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Gainesville

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see High Springs.)

Chopstix Café

3500 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608

(352) 367-0003

Japanese. Chopstix Café offers vegetarian sushi and other Pan Asian favorites, such as Thai Curry Fried Tofu.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, smoothies
$-$$

··Radical Press Coffee Collective

433 S. Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601

(352) 373-0010

Vegan/coffeehouse. Radical Press Coffee Collective is an independent, worker-run, vegan coffeehouse. You can customize your beverage with alternative milks including soy, rice, almond, and flax. Vegan baked goods are also offered. The coffeehouse aims to be gathering spot for the community -- a place to meet and socialize. They are located inside the Civic Media Center, Gainesville's own radical lending library. Outdoor seating is available.

Open daily
Counter service
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
VISA/MC/DISC, $

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Hollywood

··Gourmet Greenhouse Restaurant

5809 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33021

(954) 518-0551

Vegan/raw foods. Gourmet Greenhouse offers healthy and delicious raw vegan cuisine. Try the Shredded BBQ 'Pork' Sandwich, Quinoa Stuffed Peppers, or Yellow Squash Spaghetti and Almond/Flax Meatballs. They also have unique soups (such as Cream of Pumpkin and Cream of Strawberry), salads, and vegan desserts. Be sure to check out the Vegetarian Trivia on their website; if you know the answer, you will get a discount!

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch. Closed Sunday
Full service
take-out, catering, fresh juices
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Sara's

3944 N. 46th Ave., Hollywood, FL 33021

(954) 986-1770

Kosher. This kosher dairy restaurant offers a wide selection of vegetarian dishes, including fake "meat" dishes, quiche, pizza, salads, sandwiches, Middle Eastern platters, and more.

Open Sunday through Thursday for three meals. Open Friday for breakfast and lunch. Open Saturday for late dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, espresso/cappuccino, wine/beer
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

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Indian Harbour Beach

··Happy Healthy Human

1869 South Patrick Dr., Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937

(321) 779-0077

Vegan/raw foods/organic. Located in the Harbour Villa of Indian Harbour Beach, this raw vegan café features not only a full menu of healthy options, but also has seasoned, experienced staff members who are more than happy to help you improve your vegan lifestyle. Happy Healthy Human goes above and beyond your average restaurant, featuring weekly organic produce boxes as well as consultation services for those interested in the raw vegan lifestyle. If you're in the market for food that not only tastes amazing, but makes you feel amazing, Happy Healthy Human promises to deliver.

Open Monday through Friday for three meals. Open Saturday for brunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

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Indian Rocks Beach

Thai-Pan Alley

2300 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785

(727) 593-3663

Thai. Choose your level of spiciness, from no stars to five stars, for the Vegetable Deluxe, Vegetable Curry, Veggie Pad Thai, Veggie Fried Rice, or one of the several other dishes that can be prepared without meat. Outdoor seating is available.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out, delivery, catering
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

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Jacksonville

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Orange Park.)

··Dig Foods

113 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, FL 32202

(904) 310-4344

Vegan/organic/café. Dig Foods has an ever-changing menu featuring organic and local ingredients. Their flavorful and inventive dishes have included Chick Pea Pie, Gnocchi with Butternut Squash, and the Black Eyed Pea Chow Chow Sandwich. They host events and feature local musical artists.

Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch. Closed Sunday and Monday
Full service
take-out, catering
VISA/MC, $-$$

Health Shoppe

12620 Beach Blvd., Ste. 16, Jacksonville, FL 32257

(904) 641-4410

Natural foods store. Veggie sandwiches, including a tofu Reuben, hummus, and veggie burger, are offered, as well as various salads. The Health Shoppe is located in the Southside area of Jacksonville.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out
VISA/MC, $

Hovan Mediterranean Gourmet

2005-1 Park St., Five Points, Jacksonville, FL 32204

(904) 381-9394

Mediterranean. Hovan Mediterranean Gourmet offers classic Mediterranean dishes including many that are vegan. Enjoy falafel, hummus, tabbouleh, and baba ghanouj. Please note that the bread (Hovan roll) contains cheese and is not vegan. Hovan is a quaint eatery with nice outdoor seating and is located in downtown Jacksonville.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

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Juno Beach

Nature's Way Café

11911 US Highway 1, Ste. 103, Juno Beach, FL 33408

(561) 627-3233

Natural foods/café/juice bar. See description under Delray Beach, FL.

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Jupiter

Nature's Way Café

103 S. US Highway 1, Jupiter, FL 33477

(561) 743-0401

Natural foods/café/juice bar. See description under Delray Beach, FL.

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Key West

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Big Pine Key.)

Help Yourself

829 Fleming St., Key West, FL 33040

(305) 296-7766

Natural foods/organic/juice bar. Help Yourself employs the tagline, "food as it should be." They use natural foods from sustainable sources and organic ingredients. Try vegan items like Coconut Curry or a 'TLT' which is a veggie version of the BLT (made with marinated tempeh instead of bacon). Please call the restaurant to find out the daily specials, and "help yourself" to some tasty food at this eclectic eatery!

Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and early dinner
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

··Sugar Apple Natural Foods

917 Simonton St., Key West, FL 33040

(305) 292-0043

Vegan/natural foods store/juice bar. Sugar Apple Natural Foods offers vegan lunch fare and fresh juices all within a natural foods store. Enjoy sandwiches, wraps, and salads including Lloyd's Eggless Egg Salad, Organic Tofu Wrap, Hummus Salad, Veggie Burger, and Peaceful Tempeh. They are mostly a take-out place as there is very limited seating. Prices are quite reasonable. Check out their selection of herbs, teas, spices, supplements, vitamins, personal care products, literature, and more.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Counter service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

Thai Cuisine

513 Greene St., Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-9424

Thai. About a dozen vegetarian options are available on their menu, including Pad Thai, vegetarian spring rolls, fried tofu, soups, vegetable curry dishes, and noodle dishes.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out
VISA/MC, $$

The Café

509 Southard St., Key West, FL 33040

(305) 296-5515

Café/eclectic. One reader called this funky yet quaint establishment "a must for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike." Although seafood is served, the menu is very veg-friendly. Vegan items are noted and include Kung Pao Tofu, Curried 'Chicken' Salad, un-Wing Dings, Teriyaki Stir Fry, and their own Café Veggie Burger.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, smoothies, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $-$$

locations

Kissimmee

Chamberlin's Natural Foods

1114 N. John Young Pkwy., Kissimmee, FL 34741

(407) 846-7454

Natural foods store/deli. Chamberlin's in Kissimmee is located at the Town Corral Shopping Center. See description under Altamonte Springs, FL.

Taste Of Punjab

4980 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy., Kissimmee, FL 34746

(407) 507-3900

Indian. Come for the bold and flavorful tastes of Punjabi cuisine, served by friendly and speedy staff. Choose from a large variety of vegetarian entrées, each with carefully selected spices to satisfy even the pickiest Indian food critic. Finish your meal with spiced tea.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $-$$

locations

Lake Buena Vista

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Altamonte Springs and Longwood.)

··BabyCakes NYC

1674 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

(407) 938-9044

Vegan/bakery/kosher. BabyCakes NYC is a specialty vegan bakery that serves fresh-baked cookies, brownies, cupcakes, and doughnuts. Everything is made from scratch in small batches in their kitchen and crafted from carefully selected ingredients that are also gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and refined sugar-free. BabyCakes is located in the Downtown Disney Marketplace at the Walt Disney World Resort. They are in the building marked Fresh A-Peel.

Open daily
Counter service
take-out
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$$

locations

Lake Worth

Nature's Way Café

517 Lake Ave., Lake Worth, FL 33460

(561) 721-0232

Natural foods/café/juice bar. See description under Delray Beach, FL.

locations

Lakeland

Anthony's Health Hut & Restaurant

5329 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33813

(863) 644-5330

Natural foods store/café/organic. Anthony's Restaurant is a veg-friendly café tucked in the corner of Anthony's Health Hut, a natural foods store. A small yet satisfying selection is offered including a Veggie Avocado Sandwich, Tofu Egg Salad, and customizable smoothies. Anthony's is locally-owned and known for friendly and helpful customer service.

Open Monday through Saturday for breakfast through early dinner. Closed Sunday
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

Chamberlin's Natural Foods

1531 US Highway 98 S, Lakeland, FL 33801

(863) 687-8413

Natural foods store/deli. Chamberlin's in Lakeland is located at the Grove Park Shopping Center. See description under Altamonte Springs, FL.

locations

Lauderhill

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Boca Raton and Hollywood.)

·Tropitaste Vegetarian Restaurant

4263 NW 12th St., Lauderhill, FL 33313

(954) 792-1448

Vegetarian/Caribbean/juice bar. Tropitaste Vegetarian Restaurant offers stews, soups, mockmeats, and fresh juices. Enjoy an all-vegetarian menu with the flavor of the Caribbean. Tropitaste is located just west of State Road 7, on the south side of Lauderhill Mall, across from the bus terminal.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/DISC, $

·Woodlands Pure Vegetarian Indian Cuisine

4816 N. University Dr., Lauderhill, FL 33351

(954) 749-3221

Vegetarian/Indian. Woodlands Pure Vegetarian Indian Cuisine specializes in South Indian all-vegetarian food. They offer an extensive menu that includes appetizers, dosas, uthappam (Indian-style pancakes), pullavs (rice specialties), curries, and breads. On weekdays, stop in for their popular lunch buffet. Unlike the Orlando location, Woodlands in Fort Lauderdale is closed on weekdays between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, special beverages
VISA/MC, $$

locations

Leesburg

Z-Café

Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Leesburg, FL 34748

(352) 326-2439

Café/coffeehouse. This location of Z-Café is in the Leesburg Public Library. See description under Apopka, FL.

locations

Longwood

Ali Baba House of Kabob

1155 W. St. Rd. 434, Longwood, FL 32750

(407) 331-8680

Middle Eastern. Ali Baba has been consistently voted the best Middle Eastern restaurant in Central Florida. They have a separate vegetarian menu which includes Falafel, Hummus, and Dolmehs.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
fresh juices, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $-$$

locations

Miami

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Coconut Grove, Hollywood, Miami Beach, North Miami, and North Miami Beach.)

Beehive Juice Bar

5750 SW 40th St., Miami, FL 33155

(305) 663-1300

Natural foods/juice bar. Chef Carlos at the Beehive Juice Bar has been serving up vegan delights to the Miami community for over 20 years. But juice is not the only thing on the menu at Beehive. From Mexican to Mediterranean and macrobiotic to raw, this unique restaurant has a little something for everybody. The vegan fare includes soups, empanadas, saltenas, baked tofu, and fresh salads. And, of course, the beverage menu is just as tempting with various smoothies, mixed-veggie juices, and even a fresh-pressed lemonade surprise! Taking a trip to the Beehive Juice Bar would bring a little sunshine to anyone's day. Please note that everything here is vegan with the exception of tuna which is offered as an option. Beehive is located on the corner of Bird Road and Red Road.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

··Bunnie Cakes

2322 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33137

(786) 268-9790

Vegan/bakery/kosher. Bunnie Cakes is a cute little vegan and gluten-free bakery. Their cupcakes and cakes are available in many flavors including strawberry, cookies & cream, cinnamon sugar, mint chocolate, and red velvet. They can customize any order. Every cupcake comes with a heart because they bake them with love. The store is bright, colorful, and fun. Bunnie Cakes is located in the Wynwood area of Miami.

Open Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday
Counter service
take-out
VISA/MC, $-$$

··Choices Café

379 SW 15th Rd., Miami, FL 33129

(305) 400-8895

646 NE 79th St., Miami, FL 33138

(786) 803-8352

Vegan/organic. Choices Café is vegan, local, and organic. Menu choices include wraps, sandwiches, soups, burgers, salads, and desserts. Pancakes are definitely a must! Choices has been praised by vegans and meat-eaters alike. The location on SW 15th is in The Roads area. The location on NE 79th is on the Upper East Side of Miami.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

Granny Feelgood's

25 W. Flagler St., Miami, FL 33130

(305) 377-9600

Natural foods. Granny Feelgood's makes a special effort to offer the freshest, healthiest foods available. Organic produce is offered and the menu selections (sandwiches, soups, salads, desserts, and international entrées) emphasize low-fat, low-cholesterol, and low-sodium foods. Vegetarian and vegan items are noted on the menu. Granny's is located in downtown Miami. Outdoor seating is available.

Open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Full service
vegan options, take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $-$$

·Lifefood Gourmet

1248 SW 22nd St., Miami, FL 33145

(305) 856-6767

Vegetarian/raw foods/organic. Lifefood Gourmet is 99% vegan; honey and bee pollen are the only exceptions. Their menu of organic raw foods includes soups, salads, pizzas, and main dishes. Try such items as Curry Soup, Mediterranean Salad, Suprema Pizza, or Nori Roll. They also offer an extensive selection of fresh juices and smoothies.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC, $-$$

·Mi Vida Café

7244 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33138

(305) 759-6020

Vegetarian/eclectic. Mi Vida Café is situated in the heart of Miami. Dishes such as Seitan Marsala - a combination of mushrooms, onions, parsley, rosemary, and marsala wine - are made fresh daily. Local and organic ingredients are used whenever possible. Also offered are freshly pressed juices and smoothies like the Divine Spark, a watermelon, mint, pear, and strawberry concoction!

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $-$$

Pasha's

1414 Brickell Ave., Miami, FL 33131

(305) 416-5116

3801 N. Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33127

(305) 573-0201

Four Seasons Hotel, 1441 Brickell Ave., 4th Fl., Miami, FL 33131

(305) 381-3938

University of Miami Medical Wellness Center, 1120 NW 14th St., Miami, FL 33136

(305) 243-7693

Mediterranean. The Brickell Avenue location is in the Miami Financial District. The location on N. Miami Avenue is in the Miami Design District. The location in the Four Seasons Hotel is on the 4th floor where The Sports Club/LA fitness facility is located. See description under Aventura, FL.

·Prana Health Food Vegetarian Restaurant

7293 NW 36th St., Miami, FL 33166

(305) 594-6966

Vegetarian/natural foods. Prana serves up delicious and inexpensive holiday, party, and dessert trays of gourmet and ethnic foods. Foods are made fresh each day and include tofu dishes, soups, and curry. The restaurant offers cooking classes on some Sundays; call ahead to reserve a spot. You can eat your meal at the restaurant, either inside or out, or you can order delivery by phone or fax. The restaurant is located near the airport and includes a store that offers books, incense, and health food products.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices
VISA/MC, $

··Sweat Records Café

5505 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33137

(786) 693-9309

Vegan/coffeehouse. Sweat Records Café is a completely vegan coffeehouse with vegan desserts. Their specialty is espresso coffee, and they boast a wide variety of vegan milks (regular and vanilla soy milk, and regular and vanilla almond milk). Come hang out, get caffeinated, and listen to great music! The café is located inside Sweat Records, an indie music store, event space, and Wi-Fi lounge in Miami's Little Haiti.

Open Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Monday
Counter service
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
VISA/MC, $

·The Honey Tree

5138 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33137

(305) 759-1696

Vegetarian/natural foods store. This vegetarian natural foods restaurant offers organic food whenever possible.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

·Vegan and Juice

115 SW 107th Ave., Miami, FL 33174

(305) 220-3430

Vegetarian/Latin American/juice bar. Vegan and Juice is a small, family-run eatery and juice bar that serves Latin-inspired vegetarian and vegan food. Featuring a buffet and an ever-changing menu, tasty favorites include spinach empanadas, lentil cakes, yuca soufflé, beet-carrot slaw, baked sweet plantains, quinoa, and corn casserole. Make sure to choose a beverage like strawberry-pineapple or green juice from their made-fresh juice bar. Vegan and Juice is located in the Holiday Shopping Plaza.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and early dinner. Closed Sunday
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC, $-$$

locations

Miami Beach

·Maoz Vegetarian

1657 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139

(305) 534-6269

Vegetarian/fast food. This location is in the South Beach area. See description under Boca Raton, FL.

Open Sunday through Thursday for lunch and dinner. Open Friday and Saturday for lunch and dinner through late night

Pasha's

900 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, FL 33139

(305) 673-3919

Mediterranean. Pasha's in Miami Beach is located in the South Beach area of Miami Beach. See description under Aventura, FL.

Pizza Fusion

1115 5th St., Miami Beach, FL 33139

(305) 672-7778

Pizza/organic. This location is in the Shops at Fifth & Alton in South Beach. See description under Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Open Sunday through Thursday for lunch and dinner. Open Friday and Saturday for lunch and dinner through late night

··Thrive Restaurant

1239 Alton Rd., #2, Miami Beach, FL 33139

(305) 532-7227

Vegan/raw foods/organic/juice bar. Enjoy raw foods including Cabbage Tacos, Pesto Alfredo, Spaghetti and Nut Balls, and Portobello Pizza at Thrive. Check the board for daily specials! They have an extensive selection of specialty beverages at their juice bar. Thrive is located within the Garden Center in South Beach.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for brunch
Full service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

locations

Miramar

··Vegetarian Delight Juice Bar

6060 Miramar Pkwy., Miramar, FL 33023

(954) 241-7402

Vegan/Caribbean/juice bar. Vegetarian Delight occupies a small but bright space with limited seating. All food is cooked to order and daily specials are written on a small chalkboard by the register. Their foods are made from wheat gluten, soy protein, and/or tofu. Cash only.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Counter service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
$-$$

locations

Mount Dora

Health Basket

18834 US Highway 441, Mount Dora, FL 32757

(352) 735-1166

Natural foods store/organic/café. The Health Basket offers organic produce and foods, as well as made-to-order salads and wraps. Both vegetarian and vegan options are available (they even have vegan mayo!). The store carries all the essentials you need including bulk items, personal care products, and frozen foods. Create your own smoothie at their juice bar, which also offers fresh pressed organic juices, fresh squeezed citrus juices, and organic smoothies. Please note that the juice bar is closed on Sundays.

Open daily
Counter service
vegan options, take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

··Vitality Bistro

301 N Baker St., Ste. 106, Mount Dora, FL 32757

(352) 735-8411

Vegan/raw foods/organic. Vitality Bistro is a vegan eatery offering a menu of organic living foods. Enjoy entrées like Heirloom Lasagna, "Cheeze" Lovers' Pizza, Asian Noodles with Sweet Dragon Sauce, and Tostada Mexicana. Their Frosty Fudgesicle Shake is out of this world! Ask your server about the daily specials. Free Wi-Fi is available.

Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday and Monday
Full service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, wine
VISA/MC/DISC, $$

locations

Naples

Earth Origins

850 Neapolitan Way, Naples, FL 33940

(239) 434-7221

Natural foods. At least two different entrées are offered at this café that uses all organically grown produce, tofu mayonnaise, and no refined sugars or artificial sweeteners in their menu of chilled salads. Try the Thai Tempeh Salad, Curried Red Lentil Salad, or "Eggless" Tofu Salad. They also offer a 30-item salad bar.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Cafeteria
vegan options
take-out, smoothies, catering
VISA/MC/DISC, $$

For Goodness Sake

2464 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. Ext., Naples, FL 34109

(239) 597-0120

Natural foods deli. See description under Bonita Springs, FL.

··Loving Hut

975 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples, FL 34108

(239) 254-9490

Vegan/Asian/American. Loving Hut is an international vegan restaurant chain with the slogan, "Be Veg. Go Green. Save the Planet." They offer gourmet vegan cuisine "for those making the noble transition to a plant-based diet." Although the menu varies by location, it typically includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrées, desserts, and special beverages. Both Asian and American meals are served including mock meat and vegetable dishes. Loving Hut was created with a vision that all beings could live in peace, love, and harmony with each other and the planet. Loving Hut in Naples has different hours in the summer months, so please call ahead.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, special beverages
VISA/MC, $-$$

locations

North Miami

·Konata's Restaurant

13343 NW 7th Ave., North Miami, FL 33168

(305) 688-7400

Vegetarian/Caribbean. Enjoy an all-vegetarian menu of Caribbean cuisine at Konata's Restaurant. You can eat in the small eatery or get your food to-go. Enjoy stews, soy patties, rice & peas, salads, and more! At Konata's, you get a lot of food for your money.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

locations

North Miami Beach

Kebab Indian Restaurant

514 NE 167th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33162

(305) 940-6309

Indian. Kebab is recommended by the Vegetarian Gourmet Society in Florida as serving "the best Indian vegetarian foods that we have ever tasted." Dishes are made fresh, and special diets are accommodated.

Open daily
Full service
vegan options
take-out, wine/beer
VISA/MC/AMEX, $$

··Vegetarian Restaurant By Hakin

73 NE 167th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33162

(305) 405-6346

Vegan/Caribbean. Vegetarian Restaurant By Hakin serves a variety of mock meat dishes, as well as all-vegetable or tofu meals. They bake their own banana bread and zucchini bread. Raw dishes are available too.

Open Sunday for breakfast and lunch. Open Monday through Thursday for three meals. Open Friday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Saturday
Full service
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

locations

North Palm Beach

Nature's Way Café

420 US Highway 1, Ste. 1, North Palm Beach, FL 33408

(561) 882-0211

Natural foods/café/juice bar. See description under Delray Beach, FL.

locations

Orange Park

Granary Deli

1738 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park, FL 32073

(904) 269-7350

Natural foods/deli. The Granary Deli is located in the Granary Whole Foods store. This primarily vegetarian deli offers soups, sandwiches, salads, and much more. Organic ingredients are used when available.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and early dinner. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options, take-out, catering, fresh juices
$

locations

Orlando

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Altamonte Springs and Longwood.)

··Artichoke Red Vegan Market

1813 N. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32804

(407) 898-3353

Vegan/natural foods store. Artichoke Red Vegan Market is a completely vegan natural foods store. Their food products include frozen and canned items, snacks, sweets, and coffees and teas. They also offer personal care items, pet products, and more. This authentic market was started by a former meat eater who found that eating meat was not only unethical but was not benefitting his health. If there is any vegan item that you cannot find anywhere else, you can most likely find it at Artichoke Red! They are located 2 blocks south of Princeton Street and directly across from the Rock & Roll Heaven record store.

Open daily
Take-out
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

B-Line Diner

Hyatt Regency Orlando, 9801 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819

(407) 345-4460

International. This diner features a vegetarian section on the menu that includes chili, lasagna, falafel, and veggie burgers.

Open 24 hours a day
Full service
take-out, wine/beer/alcohol, non-alcoholic beer
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

Chamberlin's Natural Foods

7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819

(407) 352-2130

Natural foods store/deli. Chamberlin's in Orlando is located at The Market Place. See description under Altamonte Springs, FL.

·Dandelion Communitea Café

618 N. Thornton Ave., Orlando, FL 32803

(407) 362-1864

Vegetarian/organic/café/teahouse. Dandelion Communitea Café is an organic, vegan-friendly eatery & urban teahouse with a funky vibe. They use local & organic ingredients whenever possible; gluten-free items are noted on the menu. Dandelion offers wraps, salads, soups, sandwiches, and award-winning chili. They even have a vegan Fluffer Nutter Sandwich (toasted sourdough or wheat bread smeared with almond butter, bananas & Ricemellow fluff). Mmmm. They feature live entertainment regularly including a vibrant drum circle on the new and full moon. Located in a 1925 bungalow house with bohemian decorations and bright colors, Dandelion is in the heart of Orlando, right behind Colonial Photo & Hobby.

Open Sunday and Monday for lunch and early dinner. Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, soymilk, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar

444 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando, FL 32803

(407) 893-4994

Coffeehouse/café. Enjoy top shelf coffee, that is always either fair trade and organic or rainforest alliance certified, prepared with their selection of nut milks. Try vegetarian and vegan soups, wraps, paninis, and housemade pastries. Enjoy the down-to-earth ambiance at Drunken Monkey by reading a book or playing a board game with friends. Free Wi-Fi is available. They frequently host events including stand-up comedy, live music, and local artists. They also have a drive-thru! Drunken Monkey is located in the Colonialtown South area of Orlando.

Open daily
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

Eastside Asian Market

12950 E. Colonial Dr., Ste. 106, Orlando, FL 32826

(407) 615-8881

vegetarian café. Eastside Asian Market is a specialty grocery store with Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese, Japanese, Thai, and Korean foods. They offer a wide variety of fresh produce for all your cooking needs. They have a vegetarian café inside the market. The menu is small but food is served hot and fresh. The dishes are cooked-to-order and includes fried dumplings, ramen noodles, and the very popular, Special Buns. This family business is located on the corner of E. Colonial and 408 in East Orlando.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Counter service
vegan options, take-out, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC, $

·Florida Hospital Cafeteria

601 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803

(407) 897-1793

Vegetarian/cafeteria. A deli, a taco bar, and a soup and salad bar are featured; low-fat and low-salt entrées are available at this cafeteria.

Open 24 hours daily
Cafeteria
take-out
$

·Garden Café

810 W. Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32804

(407) 999-9799

Vegetarian/Chinese. Located near Disney World, the Garden Café offers an all-vegetarian menu. Their philosophy is "Forgo the meat without giving up the taste." You can choose from vegan Chinese standards, such as Hot and Sour Soup, or be adventurous and try Braised Vegetarian Shark's Fin with Wild Bamboo Pith Soup. Their entrées are made with soy and wheat gluten mock meats, including Rainbow Shrimp, Sweet and Sour Chicken, and Satay Beef.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering
VISA/MC, $-$$

·Infusion Tea

1600 Edgewater Dr., Orlando, FL 32804

(407) 999-5255

Vegetarian/teahouse/café/organic. Located in College Park, Infusion Tea offers vegetarian fare in an eclectic atmosphere. Vegan items are noted on the menu and include Tempeh Chili, Pesto Panini, Avocado Delight Wrap, and Gazpacho. Prices are reasonable and ingredients are organic. As a modern teahouse, Infusion offers many varieties and flavors of tea as well as hot or iced tea lattes.

Open Monday through Saturday for three meals. Open Sunday for lunch and early dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, espresso/cappuccino, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

··Loving Hut

2101 E. Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32803

(407) 894-5673

Vegan/Asian/American. Loving Hut is an international vegan restaurant chain with the slogan, "Be Veg. Go Green. Save the Planet." They offer gourmet vegan cuisine "for those making the noble transition to a plant-based diet." Although the menu varies by location, it typically includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrées, desserts, and special beverages. Both Asian and American meals are served including mock meat and vegetable dishes. Loving Hut was created with a vision that all beings could live in peace, love, and harmony with each other and the planet. The Orlando location has a large appetizer menu and splits their entrées between noodle/rice dishes and Western meals; they also have a separate quinoa menu.

Open Monday and Wednesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for dinner buffet. Closed Tuesday
Full service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino, non-alcoholic beer, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Passage to India

5532 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819

(407) 351-3456

Indian. Choose from several vegetarian appetizers, soups, and 12 vegetarian entrées.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out, non-alcoholic wine/beer, wine/beer
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

Pho Vinh

657 N. Primrose Dr., Orlando, FL 32803

(407) 228-0043

Vietnamese. Pho Vinh offers 10 vegetarian dishes on their Vietnamese menu.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

··Raphsodic Bakery

710 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, FL 32803

(407) 704-8615

Vegan/bakery. Raphsodic Bakery specializes in creating tasty treats for people with any dietary need or allergy. They have cupcake flavors that change on a regular basis but all of their goodies are always vegan. Flavors range from Lemon Strawberry and Chocolate Chip Happiness to Blueberry Chai and Cinnamon Vanilla Love. They can also create the wedding cake of your dreams! The bakery can be tricky to locate; they are near the corner of Mills Avenue and Colonial Drive, across from a CVS and 7-Eleven.

Open Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday
Counter service
take-out, catering
VISA/MC/DISC, $

·Woodlands Pure Vegetarian Indian Cuisine

6040 S. Orange Blossom Trl., Orlando, FL 32809

(407) 854-3330

Vegetarian/Indian. See description under Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday

Z-Café

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801

(407) 648-6300

Café/coffeehouse. This location of Z-Café is on the 1st floor of the Orlando Public Library in the heart of downtown Orlando. See description under Apopka, FL.

locations

Oviedo

Chamberlin's Natural Foods

1170 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo, FL 32765

(407) 359-7028

Natural foods store/deli. Chamberlin's in Oviedo is located at the Oviedo Market Place. See description under Altamonte Springs, FL.

locations

Palm Beach Gardens

·Christopher's Kitchen

4783 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

(561) 318-6191

Vegetarian/living foods/organic. Christopher's Kitchen features living foods which are comprised mainly of organic fruits, vegetables, seaweeds, nuts, seeds, and sprouted grains that are prepared by hand. Try the #1 NYC Roll, made of teriyaki almond pate, mango, kale, sprouts, red pepper, and sweet and spicy ginger sauce, along with a glass of refreshing ginger lemonade. Christopher's would be vegan except for honey in some of their smoothies. Reservations are accepted.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for lunch
Full service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

Nature's Way Café

9920 Alt A1A, Ste. 808, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

(561) 622-0440

Natural foods/café/juice bar. See description under Delray Beach, FL.

Whole Foods Market

11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

(561) 691-8550

Natural foods store/deli. See description under Boca Raton, FL.

locations

Palm Harbor

·Consciousness-Blossoms

3390 Tampa Rd., Palm Harbor, FL 34684

(727) 789-1931

Vegetarian/natural foods. Consciousness-Blossoms is a vegetarian restaurant inspired by spiritual teacher, Sri Chinmoy. Delicious and inexpensive offerings include the Grilled Tofu Veggie Wrap, Barbecue Tempeh, and Boca Burger.

Open Tuesday through Thursday for breakfast and lunch. Open Friday for dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Monday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC, $

Ozona Pizza

404 Orange St., Palm Harbor, FL 34683

(727) 786-9662

Pizzeria. Ozona is a pizza parlor that offers many vegetarian and vegan selections. Try their Vegan Garlic Knots, Sicilian Salad, California Pizza (with fresh spinach, artichokes, sun-dried tomato & roasted red peppers), or Naked Pizza (cheeseless with marinara sauce and garlic). You can also build your own pizza; they offer Daiya vegan cheese. Outdoor seating is available. Reservations are accepted.

Open Tuesday and Wednesday for dinner. Open Thursday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for dinner. Closed Monday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $$

··Rawk Star Café

32522 US Highway 19 N., Palm Harbor, FL 34684

(727) 772-7295

Vegan/raw foods/organic. Rawk Star Café features an all-vegan menu of raw foods. Enjoy pizza, wraps, salads, burgers, desserts, and more! They are primarily for take-out and also feature a market. Rawk Star is located in the same plaza as Pet Supermarket and Super Vitamin Outlet.

Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday and Monday
Counter service
take-out, smoothies
VISA/MC, $

locations

Parkland

··Nuage Café

5903 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Parkland, FL 33067

(561) 674-8527

Vegan/raw foods/organic. Nuage Café is a vegan and organic eatery serving a buffet of raw foods. Try items like Lentil Okra Kale Soup, Zucchini Pasta Marinara, and Eggplant Lazagna. Also available are meditation and raw food classes. Nuage is located at The Shoppes of Parkland. Reservations are accepted.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Buffet
take-out, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

locations

Pembroke Pines

J's Garden Café

7908 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

(954) 893-5535

Caribbean. J's Garden Café features Caribbean cuisine with an emphasis on vegan dishes. They also offer customizable meal plans and catering services. Vegan items include Citrus Beet Salad, Veggie Lasagna, and Spicy Ginger Tofu. J's features educational books as food for thought while patrons wait for their meals.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $-$$

locations

Pensacola

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Destin.)

·End of the Line Café

610 E. Wright St., Pensacola, FL 32501

(850) 429-0336

Vegetarian/organic/eclectic. The End of the Line Café is an eclectic restaurant that uses organic ingredients whenever possible. All food is vegan, but they do offer dairy milk and creamer for coffee. Sandwiches include Tempeh Reuben Panini, Tofu Egg Salad, Fishwich, and BLT (made with their own hickory maple tofu bacon). Their housemade vegan cheese is cashew-based and can be ordered by the block in Roasted Garlic Mozzarella, Pepperjack, Smokey Gouda, or Cheddar flavors. Stop in for their special Thursday Night Dinner or Sunday Brunch. The End of the Line Café offers delicious vegan meals for prices that can't be beat. Cash only.

Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for brunch. Closed Monday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk, special beverages
$-$$

Ever'man Natural Foods

315 W. Garden St., Pensacola, FL 32502

(850) 438-0402

Natural foods store/deli/juice bar. Open since 1973, Ever'man Natural Foods is a co-op with a deli and organic juice bar. The deli offers great vegetarian options like veggie lasagna, black bean tortas, enchiladas, and tofu steaks, along with vegan and vegetarian soups. The store carries frozen & refrigerated foods, local & organic produce, gluten-free items, and environmentally-friendly products. You do not have to be a member of the co-op to shop in the store or eat in the deli. The deli closes before the store, so please call ahead for hours.

Open daily for three meals
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, soymilk, smoothies, fresh juices
VISA/MC/AMEX, $-$$

··Sluggo's

101 S. Jefferson St., Pensacola, FL 32502

(850) 791-6501

Vegan/American/bar/venue. Sluggo's offers inexpensive but tasty vegan food. Menu items include BBQ Tofu Sub, Soy Taco Plate, Sweet Chili Thai Bowl, and Pecan-Dusted Seitan. Also a venue for bands, Sluggo's features live music that is suitable for all ages. They are located in downtown Pensacola. Cash only.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner through late night. Closed Sunday
Limited service
take-out, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $-$$

The Hip Pocket Deli

4130 Barrancas Ave., Pensacola, FL 32507

(850) 455-9319

Deli. Try any of their vegetarian subs, sandwiches, or pitas, as well as their vegetarian calzone made with broccoli, cauliflower, and various cheeses. Cash only.

Open Sunday through Friday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Saturday
Take-out
catering
$

locations

Pinellas Park

·Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant

6575 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, FL 33781

(727) 549-1688

Vegetarian/Vietnamese. Lotus is a vegetarian restaurant that keeps taste as its main priority. Their mostly vegan menu includes a variety of delicious rice plates, Pho dishes, and a Hot Pot for two. Don't miss their highly-anticipated monthly vegan buffets.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Taste of Punjab

6540 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, FL 33781

(727) 545-4103

Indian/Pakistani. Come for authentic and delicately prepared Punjabi cuisine. Start with a vegetarian appetizer or choose from their large selection of fresh breads stuffed with green chilies, garlic, cilantro, or spiced cauliflower just to name a few. Select from a variety of entrées including Aloo Gobi, Channa Masala, or the Garden Dinner which includes a sampling of vegetarian dishes. Taste of Punjab is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch buffet and dinner. Open Sunday for dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

locations

Plantation

··Green Wave Café

5221 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33317

(954) 581-8377

Vegan/raw foods/organic. Green Wave Café's all-vegan menu includes spaghetti & 'neat' balls, pizza, tacos, burritos, and 'cheese' burgers. The soup is cooked but most other menu items are raw. Personal chef services, one-on-one consultations, demonstrations, and hands-on classes are available. Monday is Produce Day when they offer organic produce for sale; please note that the café portion is closed on Mondays.

Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday and Monday
Full service
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

locations

Sarasota

Bangkok Restaurant

4791 Swift Rd., Sarasota, FL 34231

(941) 922-0703

Thai. Great care is taken in the selection of over 30 native herbs and spices in order to present the rich cultural atmosphere of Thailand. Vegetarian entrées include Red or Green Curry Vegetables, Pad Puck (stir-fried vegetables with fresh napa and savory cabbage), and Garlic Tofu. Dessert items include Honey Bananas and Thai Custard.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for dinner
Full service
vegan options
reservations recommended, non-smoking
VISA/MC, $$

Smell the Bread Café

3482 Clark Rd., Sarasota, FL 34231

(941) 922-4515

Natural foods/organic. Smell the Bread Café focuses on inspiring compassionate lifestyles by offering the freshest quality natural foods produced in an ecologically-responsible way. They use certified organic produce for their sandwiches, salads, and flatbreads. All breads and pastries are made fresh and in-house everyday.

Open Monday through Saturday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, beer/wine
VISA/MC/DISC, $

Taste of Asia

4413 S. Tamiami Trl., Sarasota, FL 34231

(941) 923-2742

Lao/Thai/Vietnamese. Taste of Asia is a family-owned restaurant serving Lao, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisines. They have a separate vegan menu which includes dishes like Vegan Panang Curry, Vegan Tom Yum Tofu, and Vegan Pad Thai. Every dish is personally prepared by the chef who creates original recipes from scratch. They are more than happy to accommodate customer requests; just ask.

Open nightly for dinner
Full service
vegan options, take-out, catering, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

locations

South Daytona

Leanh's Chinese Restaurant

1780 S. Nova Rd., South Daytona, FL 32119

(386) 756-3578

Chinese. Leanh's Chinese Restaurant serves dishes with Chinese, Thai, and Vietnamese influences. The menu is full of vegetarian-friendly options like Pho, Pad Thai, and Kung Pao Tofu. They ask that you specify whether you are ordering vegetarian or vegan. Gluten-free options are available.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options, take-out, catering, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

locations

St. Augustine

Diane's Natural Food Market

240 State Road 312, The Riverside Centre, St. Augustine, FL 32086

(904) 808-9978

Natural foods store/café/juice bar. Diane's Natural Food Market is a natural foods store with a café and juice bar. Enjoy homemade soups, salads, and sandwiches at this mostly-vegetarian eatery. Diane's is located in the Hobby Lobby/Bealls Shopping Plaza on Highway 312 and US 1.

Open daily for lunch
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX, $

Diane's New Dawn Market

110 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080

(904) 824-1337

Natural foods store/café/juice bar. Diane's New Dawn Market is a natural foods store with a juice and lunch bar. Enjoy homemade soups, salads, and sandwiches at this mostly-vegetarian eatery. Diane's is located just two blocks south of the Bridge of Lions, on the east side of the street.

Open daily for lunch
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX, $

Mi Casa Café

69 Saint George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084

(904) 824-9317

American/pub. Mi Casa Café is in the heart of downtown St. Augustine. They offer great vegetarian and vegan selections including a Tofu Reuben, Black Bean Burger, and Jumbo Veggie Dog. For their tacos, taco salad, and nachos, you can substitute black beans for meat. Enjoy your meal on their patio. Live music daily.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, beer/wine, non-alcoholic beer
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

Stir It Up

18 A St., St. Augustine, FL 32080

(904) 461-4552

Natural foods/organic. Stir It Up offers "Positive Food in a Positive Place." Their menu includes quesadillas, salads, burritos, and sandwiches and most items can be made vegan. Stir It Up is an outdoor restaurant located on "the porch" adjacent to the Pit Surf Shop in St. Augustine Beach. Cash only.

Open daily for lunch
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
$

The Manatee Café

525 State Rd. 16, #106, St. Augustine, FL 32084

(904) 826-0210

Natural foods. This café is very veg-friendly and uses organic ingredients as much as possible. Try their tofu Reuben sandwich, veggie burger, hummus & tabouli pita, stir fry, salads, and more. They serve breakfast all day so make sure to enjoy scrambled tofu or a bagel with Tofutti cream cheese. To help save its namesake from extinction, The Manatee Café contributes a portion of its proceeds to this cause.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino
VISA/MC/DISC, $$

··The Present Moment Café

224 W. King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084

(904) 827-4499

Vegan/raw foods/organic. The Present Moment Café offers a relaxed and intimate setting to enjoy their delicious menu of vegan raw foods. They feature organic, local, and seasonal ingredients to provide the freshest and tastiest dishes.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$-$$$

locations

St. Petersburg

Earth Origins Market

6651 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33710

(727) 347-5682

Natural foods store. This supermarket-type establishment offers a large salad bar with organic produce, soups, bean stew, vegetable pizzas, sandwiches, and vegan lasagna.

Open daily
Limited service
vegan options, take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC, $

··Leafy Greens Café

1431 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 289-7087

Vegan/raw foods/organic. Leafy Greens Café offers raw vegan cuisine with menu items like Living Chili, Zucchini Spaghetti, and Thai Curry Soup. By utilizing organic and seasonal produce, they are able to provide the freshest and best-tasting food to their customers. For the perfect dining experience, enjoy your meal on their riverside patio under the shade of the bordering trees and bubbling waterfall. Call for their daily specials. Reservations are suggested.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for lunch and early dinner
Full service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Lonni's Sandwich Café

133 1st St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

(727) 894-1944

Natural foods. See description under Clearwater, FL.

·MEZE 119

119 2nd St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

(727) 498-8627

Vegetarian/Middle Eastern. MEZE 119 features, "Middle Eastern cuisine with a modern flair!" This trendy eatery is completely vegetarian. While somewhat unassuming from the outside, inside the beautiful colors of the tables and chairs and intricate designs on the walls could draw in even the most carnivorous. The menu features an authentic selection of sauces, spices, and flavors that would please anyone who loves fresh, gourmet-style cuisine. Reservations are accepted.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for brunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, wine/beer
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Rollin' Oats Market & Café

2842 Dr. Martin Luther King St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33704

(727) 821-6825

Natural foods store/café. Rollin' Oats is a natural foods store with a vegan-friendly café. Their menu offers a wide range of salads, sandwiches, burgers, and entrées, such as Seitan Fajitas, Szechuan Smoked Tofu, Black Bean Burritos, pasta dishes, and much more. Their Sunday brunch also has an array of vegetarian and vegan options.

Open Monday through Saturday for three meals. Open Sunday for brunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, espresso
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Thai-Am Restaurant

6040 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33703

(727) 522-7813

Thai. At Thai-Am, choose from a huge number of vegetarian dishes, including Spring Rolls, Tofu Coconut Milk Soup, Cashew Nut Salad, curry dishes, and much more. You can't go wrong, but be sure to avoid those dishes containing oyster sauce.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out
$-$$

locations

Sunrise

·Udipi Café

2100 N. University Dr., Sunrise, FL 33322

(954) 748-5660

Vegetarian/Indian/Kosher. If you want large portions of delicious Indian vegetarian food, then you have come to the right place! Enjoy their wonderful weekday lunch buffet that has so many choices and is a great value. Udipi Café is just down the street from the Sunrise Country Club.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out
VISA/MC/AMEX, $$

locations

Tallahassee

·All Saints Café

903 Railroad Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 224-0805

Vegetarian/café/coffeehouse. All Saints Café offers many varieties of coffee beverages, including lattes and cappucinos, and organic cuisine. Try a blended chai tea or an Italian cream soda. The restaurant has a relaxed environment to do homework with Wi-Fi or just hang out with friends. As an added bonus, it is open 24/7.

Open 24 hours
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, special beverages
$

New Leaf Market

1235 Apalachee Pkwy., Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 942-2557

Natural foods store/deli. Located in the Parkway Shopping Center, the deli counter at this natural foods supermarket offers a wide variety of salads and sandwiches, and hot dishes.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for lunch
Deli-style
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

··Sweet Pea Café

832 W. Tharpe St., Tallahassee, FL 32303

(850) 692-3476

Vegan/café/organic. Sweet Pea Café is an all-vegan eatery offering local and organic foods as often as possible. Enjoy menu items including the Tempeh Reuben, Buffalo Fried Tofu, or Black Bean Quinoa Burger. Check out their daily specials! Outdoor seating is available.

Open Tuesday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch. Closed Monday
Counter service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, beer, special beverages
VISA/MC, $

locations

Tampa

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Clearwater, Dunedin, Indian Rocks Beach, Largo, Palm Harbor, and St. Petersburg.)

Abby's Health & Nutrition

14374 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL 33618

(813) 265-4951

Natural foods deli. This deli in a health foods store has both vegetarian and vegan options, including potato pancakes, many tofu items, and vegan cheesecake.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options, take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, espresso
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Jasmine Thai

13248 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL 33618

(813) 968-1501

1947 W. Lumsden Rd., Tampa, FL 33511

(813) 662-3635

Thai. Enjoy both vegetarian and macrobiotic options at this Thai restaurant.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, wine/beer/alcohol, non-alcoholic beer
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

Kaleisia Tea Lounge

1441 E. Fletcher Ave., Ste. 133, Tampa, FL 33612

(813) 977-8266

Teahouse. Kaleisia Tea Lounge features over 100 different loose leaf teas. They also have an Asian-inspired food menu and pastries. Kaleisia can provide tea ceremonies, tea workshops, party, engagement, and wedding favors, and can create customized gift baskets. Additionally, they host fundraisers, monthly tea tastings, and live music nights.

Open Wednesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for brunch. Open Monday for lunch and dinner. Closed Tuesday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC, $

Lonni's Sandwich Café

513 E. Jackson St., Tampa, FL 33602

(813) 223-2333

Natural foods. See description under Clearwater, FL.

··Loving Hut

1905 E. Fletcher Ave., Tampa, FL 33612

(813) 977-7888

Vegan/Asian/American. Loving Hut is an international vegan restaurant chain with the slogan, "Be Veg. Go Green. Save the Planet." They offer gourmet vegan cuisine "for those making the noble transition to a plant-based diet." Although the menu varies by location, it typically includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrées, desserts, and special beverages. Both Asian and American meals are served including mock meat and vegetable dishes. Loving Hut was created with a vision that all beings could live in peace, love, and harmony with each other and the planet. Loving Hut in Tampa is closed on weekdays between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Limited service
take-out, smoothies, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, non-alcoholic beer
VISA/MC, $-$$

Pizza Fusion

777 N. Ashley Dr., Ste. C, Tampa, FL 33602

(813) 463-1600

9556 W. Linebaugh Ave., Tampa, FL 33626

(813) 792-1516

Pizza/organic. The location on Ashley is at Skypoint in downtown Tampa. The location on Linebaugh is in the Westchase area. See description under Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Rollin' Oats Market

1021 N. MacDill Ave., Tampa, FL 33607

(813) 873-7428

Natural foods store/deli. Please note that Rollin' Oats Market in Tampa does not include a café. See description under St. Petersburg, FL.

Trang Viet Cuisine

1524 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612

(813) 979-1464

Vietnamese. The menu at Trang Viet Cuisine has many unique vegetarian and vegan dishes, including vegan fish, vegan chicken, veggie drumsticks, and some delightful stir-fries. The owners grow many of their own herbs and some of the fruit used at the restaurant.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, wine/beer/alcohol, non-alcoholic beer
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

·Udipi Café

14422 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL 33618

(813) 962-7300

Vegetarian/Indian. Udipi Café’s menu features pure vegetarian delights. Enjoy Indian favorites such as Aloo Gobi (potato, cauliflower & spices), Sada Mysore Dosai (thin rice crepes with a layer of chutney), or try the house specialty, Vegetable Omelette (chickpeas pancake with fresh vegetables). Please note that Udipi Café is closed between lunch and dinner on weekdays so call ahead for hours.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, BYOB
VISA/MC/AMEX, $-$$

locations

West Palm Beach

··Bee Organics

123 Datura St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(561) 651-9796

Vegan/café/organic/juice bar. Bee Organics is a juice bar and café with many raw and organic options. Try dishes like Raw Pad Thai or Garbanzo Sea Salad. Pair your food with some of their fresh juices, smoothies, or locally-made Kombucha. Enjoy the low-key relaxing space and browse their market full of fresh produce and natural foods.

Open daily for lunch
Counter service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

··Darbster

8020 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach, FL 33405

(561) 586-2622

Vegan/natural foods/organic. This location of Darbster is closed between brunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours. See description under Boca Raton, FL.

Open Tuesday through Friday for dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch and dinner. Closed Monday

Nature's Way Café

1475 Centrepark Blvd., Ste. 110, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(561) 684-3020

105 Narcissus Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(561) 659-1993

1649 Forum Pl., West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(561) 686-5404

Natural foods/café/juice bar. See description under Delray Beach, FL.

Thai Bay Restaurant

1900 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33409

(561) 640-0131

Thai. Thai Bay offers traditional Thai food, such as panang curry, red curry, and pad Thai. They list tofu as a substitution for meat on the menu, but remember to tell them to leave off the fish sauce.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
take-out
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $$

locations

Weston

Pizza Fusion

2378 Weston Rd., Weston, FL 33326

(954) 641-5353

Pizza/organic. See description under Fort Lauderdale, FL.

locations

Winter Haven

··My Nature's Delight

3015 Cypress Gardens Rd., Winter Haven, FL 33884

(863) 324-1778

Vegan/raw foods/café/juice bar. A café, natural foods store, and grocery all in one, My Nature's Delight is your one-stop-shop for vegan and raw foods. Although there are limited lunch hours for their freshly-prepared food, their juice and smoothie bar is open all day. Featuring a cozy café interior and walls emblazoned with their missions (gluten-free, raw, organic, vegan food), My Nature's Delight would make any vegan feel right at home.

Open daily for lunch
Full service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $-$$

locations

Winter Park

··Café 118

153 E. Morse Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32789

(407) 389-2233

Vegan/raw foods/organic/juice bar. Café 118 is a fine dining destination serving organic, raw foods cooked at or below 118 degrees. Indulge in living foods like Shiitake Mushroom 'Lasagna' or Portobello 'Steak.' Savor an unbaked dessert such as Mango Cheesecake, complete with Macadamia Crust and topped with Lime Whipped Cream! Café 118 serves a variety of organic smoothies and juices as well. Reservations are accepted.

Open Monday for lunch and early dinner. Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$-$$$

Chamberlin's Natural Foods

430 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789

(407) 647-6661

Natural foods store/deli. Chamberlin's in Winter Park is located at the Winter Park Village. See description under Altamonte Springs, FL.

··Ethos Vegan Kitchen

601 S. New York Ave., Ste. B, Winter Park, FL 32789

(407) 228-3898

Vegan/natural foods. Ethos Vegan Kitchen offers hearty, homestyle fare that is completely vegan and about half organic. Enjoy selections such as the Chickpea Salad Sandwich, Coconut Curry Wrap, Pecan Encrusted Eggplant, and Sheep's Pie (their meatless version of Shepherd's Pie). Most items are made from scratch daily including their delicious soups. The menu is subject to change according to seasonal offerings, and they feature a different lunch special and dinner special every day. The menu notes gluten-free and/or soy-free selections. Formerly in Orlando, Ethos is located at the corner of Fairbanks and New York in Winter Park. They have a dedicated parking lot.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch, lunch, and dinner
Full service
take-out, catering, soymilk, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Power House Café

111 E. Lyman Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789

(407) 645-3616

Natural foods. Enjoy sandwiches, salads, soup, vegetarian chili, and a wide variety of shakes and smoothies from Power House.

Open daily
Limited service
vegan options
$

Toasted

1945 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, FL 32792

(407) 960-3922

American. Toasted has created a separate vegan menu. They make their own vegan cheese and offer five different vegan melts. They also serve veggie burgers like the Bella (Portobello with caramelized onions and vegan cheese) and the Sweet Hearth (roasted sweet potatoes with apple chutney). Toasted has a fun atmosphere and inexpensive prices.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering
VISA/MC, $

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