Sarasota, Florida, USA Vegan Friendly Restaurants


Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just searching for plant-based dining options, it's nice to have personal recommendations. That's why HappyCow has created this list, featuring the ten best vegan restaurants in Sarasota, FL, as determined by the highest scores calculated from HappyCow community member reviews.

Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
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1474 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, Florida

941-350-8449

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Gluten-free

Raw food vegan restaurant using local and organic produce. Menu changes.

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1241 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, Florida

941-320-0504

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar

Healing center and raw food cafe. Call-in orders accepted. Table service from 8:30am-3pm, otherwise grab-n-sit or go.

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476 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, Florida

941-388-2848

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Health food cafe est 2015. Menu is mostly veg, with raw dishes and desserts, cold pressed juices, smoothies, and elixirs. The interior of the building and the furniture are composed of reclaimed and recycled materials. A purification system filters the water used for drink and food preparation.

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2164 Gulf Gate Dr (at S Tamiami Trail), Sarasota, Florida

941-312-6424

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves fish, vegan 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.

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5900 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida

941-926-7151

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Juice bar, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan 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.

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5800 Bay Shore Rd (at Dort Dr), Sarasota, Florida

941-487-4488

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Take-out

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.

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1576 Main St, Sarasota, Florida

941-296-1042

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Fusion, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Menu is seasonal and marks the vegetarian and vegan choices.

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4900 N Tamiami Trail (at University Pkwy), Sarasota, Florida

941-359-9500

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, European, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers three vegan breakfasts including a tofu scramble. Also has fruit and freshly squeezed orange juice. For lunch they have a vegan chili, a grilled vegetable platter and a chickpea burger. A panini can be veganized by omitting the cheese. Uses Vegenaise.

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4413 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida

941-923-2742

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Has a separate vegan menu with appetizers, vermicelli dishes, and main entrees. Tofu available. Previously located on Ocean Blvd.

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8453 Cooper Creek Blvd, Sarasota, Florida

941-926-3077

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Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Take-out, Catering, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan 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.

So, there you have it - our list of the very best vegan food that Sarasota, FL has to offer. We hope that you enjoy your dining experience.

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