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Sarasota (26)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (18 Listings)

Beauty of Sprouts
1474 Fruitville Rd ~ PH: 941-350-8449
Moderate-- Vegan, Raw, Organic, Juice bar--- Additional Info: The owner is a professional chef, and as of early 2014, has more than 35 years experience. Prepares all meals from scratch using fresh organic produce made-in-house. Gluten free options available. Since March of 2014, the menu is 100% vegan. Located next to Whole Foods. .-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Ionie
1241 Fruitville Rd (at Tamiami Trail RT 41) ~ PH: 941-955-4599
Moderate-- Vegan, All Raw, Organic, American, Juice bar--- Additional Info: Healing center and raw food cafe. Serves vegan, organic raw food with call-in orders accepted. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 10:30am-2:30pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Four Winds Cafe
5800 Bay Shore Rd (at Dort Dr) ~ PH: 941-487-4488
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Take-out--- Additional Info: Student-run cafe serving wraps, sandwiches, smoothies, local teas, organic fair trade coffee, bagels, vegan baked goods, and more. Most food can be made vegan. Uses local and organic ingredients. Coffee roasted onsite. Frequented by students, professors, staff and is open to the public. Hours change with academic year. Directions: park next to the Chae Auditorium off Bay Shore Rd, and walk down the Dort Promenade, and Four Winds will be on your right. Debit cards accepted. NOTE: Closed June-July and December-January when students are not in class. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 9:00am-6:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Big E's Sweets and Gourmet Coffee
2805 N Tamiami Trl (at MLK and 41) ~ PH: 941-355-4432
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has vegan choices, including baked goods, as well as gluten free items. Casual college atmosphere. Free wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 9:00am-1:00am, Sat-Sun 11:00am-1:00am.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Carr's Corner Cafe
3025 N Tamiami Trail (at US 41) ~ PH: 941-359-3404
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers a couple of vegan sandwiches on the menu, plus a vegan soup. Try the tofu mushroom wrap and ask for no cheese. On the vegan reuben, avocado is used in place of the Russian dressing. Sources local/organic when possible. Staff has a good knowledge of veganism. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 7:00am-2:30pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

El Toro Bravo
2720 Stickney Point Rd (at Swift) ~ PH: 941-924-0006
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Inexpensive Southwest Mexican food with a vegan and vegetarian section on the menu. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 5:00pm-9:00pm, Mon-Fri 11:00am-2:00pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Indigenous
239 S Links Ave ~ PH: 941-706-4740
Expensive-- Ovo, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Seasonal American cuisine menu that changes and includes one vegetable entree called "something from the garden" (vegan upon request). Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sat 5:30pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Isan Thai Restaurant
5758 S Tamiami Trl ~ PH: 941-923-1232
Moderate-- Ovo, Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small restaurant with a separate vegetarian menu section, of which some are vegan or can be made vegan. Many other menu items can be prepared vegan with tofu and/or vegetables. Accommodating staff is happy to leave out fish sauce, egg and other ingredients where necessary. Free wi-fi. Spice levels can be modified upon request. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Queen of Sheba
4195 N Tamiami Trail ~ PH: 941-359-8000
Moderate-- Ethiopian, African Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Primarily Ethiopian food which includes some vegetable, lentils, and potato dishes that are vegan suitable labeled as vegetarian. Offers a veg sampler plates. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Sahara Cafe and Mediterranean Market
1121 S Tamiami Trail (at Bahia Vista St) ~ PH: 941-954-1423
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Market and cafe offering some veg food like hummus, falafel, fava beans, tabouli, vegetable platters, and different salads. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 10:00am-8:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Shore Diner
465 John Ringling Blvd ~ PH: 941-296-0301
Moderate-- American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. An interpretation of open-air, mid-century beach cafe of Southern California. Maintains a roof top garden of fresh herbs in hydroponic growers used to complement many of the entrees. Vegans could get the kale salad or spicy black bean burger. Has outdoor seating. Mon-Thu 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm, Sun 10:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Simon's Coffee House
5900 Tamiami Trail ~ PH: 941-926-7151
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Juice bar, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has vegan tofu and gimme lean sausage scrambles for breakfast, daily veggie juices, salads, soy and almond milks, and living food specials on Friday. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 8:00am-4:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Smell the Bread
3482 Clark Rd (at Beneva) ~ PH: 941-922-4515
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, American, Bakery, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Quick service natural foods kitchen, open May 1, 2013. Uses organic produce in sandwiches & salads. Has organic coffee and smoothies, vegetarian and vegan choices. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 8:00am-4:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sweet Tomatoes
4994 S Tamiami Trail ~ PH: 941-922-4908
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, American, Salad bar, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Part of buffet-style salad bar chain restaurant. Features a large salad bar plus soups, breads, pizza, and desserts. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Tandoor
8453 Cooper Creek Blvd ~ PH: 941-926-3077
Moderate-- Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Take-out, Catering, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Indian food menu, while meat-heavy, also offers a vegetarian section that includes several soups and appetizers and 16 main entrees. Lunch buffet has vegan items alongside non-veg. Comfortable dining room with tables spaced to allow private conversation. Family run. Previously at Clark Rd. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 5:00pm-10:00pm, Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Taste of Asia
4413 S Tamiami Trail ~ PH: 941-923-2742
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a separate vegan menu with appetizers, vermicelli dishes, and main entrees. Tofu available. Previously located on Ocean Blvd. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 4:30pm-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 4:30pm-10:00pm, Sun 4:30pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Tsunami Sushi
100 Central Ave, Ste 1022 (at 1st) ~ PH: 941-366-1033
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers vegan choices such as Japanese noodles with tofu, stir fried vegetables, creative sushi rolls
and miso soup. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 4:30pm-10:00pm, Mon-Fri 11:00am-3:00pm, Fri-Sat 4:30pm-12:00am, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-3:00pm, Sun 4:30pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Veg
2164 Gulf Gate Dr (at S Tamiami Trail) ~ PH: 941-312-6424
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. All veg except for fish. Family-run restaurant in the Gulf Gate area. Has vegan options and gluten-free. With a separate vegan menu. All soups are vegan except for the matzoh balls. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 11:00am-2:30pm, Mon-Thu 5:00pm-8:00pm, Fri-Sat 5:00pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (8 Listings)

Earth Origins
1930 Stickney Point Rd ~ PH: 941-924-4754
The Granary is a chain grocery store with a good selection of prepared foods including a salad bar, wraps, soups, and other deli-type items. Vegetarian and vegan selections available. Also fresh produce, vitamins, and grocery. May have little or no vegan option. Vegans please inquire and inform HappyCow. Previously named The Granary Natural Foods Market. .-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Richard's Foodporium - Clark Road
3226 Clark Rd ~ PH: 941-925-9726
Part of chain of health food stores in Florida. Stocks natural and organic food, specialty food, vitamins, nutritional supplements, personal care, bulk staples, gluten-free, and more. .-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Richard's Foodporium - Cooper Creek Blvd
8207 Cooper Creek Blvd ~ PH: 941-358-8011
Part of chain of health food stores in Florida. Stocks natural and organic food, specialty food, vitamins, nutritional supplements, personal care, bulk staples, gluten-free, and more. Mon-Sat 9:00am-7:00pm, Sun 11:00am-5:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Richard's Foodporium - Ringling Blvd
2856 Ringling Blvd ~ PH: 941-316-0546
Part of chain of health food stores in Florida. Stocks natural and organic food, specialty food, vitamins, nutritional supplements, personal care, bulk staples, gluten-free, and more. Mon-Sat 9:00am-7:00pm, Sun 11:00am-5:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Trader Joe's
4101 S Tamiami Trail ~ PH: 941-922-5727
Part of a mid-size specialty food market chain. Has vegetarian and vegan food, some organic, natural personal hygiene products, household cleaners, vitamins, pet food, and more. Accepts credit cards. .Open daily.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Whole Foods Market
1451 1st St (at Central Ave) ~ PH: 941-955-8500
Part of large natural supermarket chain. Stocks fresh fruits and vegetables, vitamins, care products, household products, bakery, deli, grocery, and more. Parking on premises. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

VegSarasota
1535 Main St ~ PH: 941-365-2728
Hosts potlucks, cooking classes, restaurant events, film screenings, and educational events. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Sub Zero
219 Avenida Madera ~ PH: 941-349-4062
Franchise ice cream and yoghurt shop. Ice cream is made to order and flash frozen using liquid nitrogen. Offers an almond milk base and lists the flavors and mix-ins suitable for vegans. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm, Sun 11:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

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