Where to Eat Vegan and Vegetarian Food in Sardinia

Aubrey Martin

Italy will forever be associated with catering a robust and savoury cuisine that could satiate all walks of life. Sardinia in particular is regarded with unique coastal dishes, and distinctive flavours to appease any and all appetites. If you’re a vegetarian or vegan travelling in this area you will have no shortage of options to dine on, simply follow our guide for some of the best vegetarian and vegan eats in the area.

In Sardinia, a lot of restaurants base their recipes off of handed down traditions, and create them out of locally grown gardens, so it isn’t hard to come by organic ingredients and healthy options. Dishes in Sardinia are primarily composed of vegetables, pastas, and breads and many restaurants have modified their menus to serve a broader group of diets. Although there are a bounty of restaurants that can meet your nutritional needs, here are a few of the most popular restaurants that you can discover tasty vegetarian and vegan meals.
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Located a short walk from the busy tourist centre of Cagliari, this restaurant is geared towards the vegan lifestyle matched with an elegant cozy interior. Purveying crisp salads, zesty hummus varietals, soups, pastas, potatoes, and bean and rice dishes. They also have delicious vegan desserts, as well as delightful and customary house wine. Along with the fresh fare, they are very family friendly and imbibe a homey ambiance to relish in while enjoying your salubrious meal.

Villasole Ristorante

Vegan Dish

Belonging to the luxurious Sa Cheya Resort in the cultural kingdom of Alghero, this canteen epitomises the experience of food, incorporating an approach to cooking that focuses on mindfulness and care for the body. Obtaining local ingredients and meticulously creating rotating menus based on the idea that the culinary world should provoke an emotional and memorable response. Not only is the dining experience here one of beauty, the recipes cater to vegans and vegetarians, as well as meat eaters, following strict measures to support individual diets to ensure every customer has a truly special experience.

La Piadina de Pozzo

Vegan Flatbread

This popular lunch spot is notorious for its delicious flatbread, salads, and sandwiches. This quaint operation has a diner feel and offers a variety of toppings and fillings to adorn your lunch option. Vegans and vegetarians particularly dig this spot because of the build it yourself alternative to ordering. Almost everything is prepared in front of you with fresh ingredients, and visitors are always welcome warmly and treated as family, providing a lasting experience. This place is great for a filling lunch or a light afternoon snack.

Ristorante da Stefano

Cous cous salad

Situated a bit out of the way in the cozy countryside of Teulada, to reach this restaurant you get to take a stunning drive into the rolling hillsides of Sardinia. Not only will you get to experience some magnificent vistas on the way there, but once you arrive you will be welcomed in a professional and cordial manner. Their menu consists of rich and beautifully textured meals, unique vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.

Ristorante Gintilla Cagliari

Sitting sea-side, this well known restaurant sources all organic ingredients with exciting recipes to make attractive looking dishes with undeniably strong and scrumptious flavours to match. Fresh roasted vegetables, homemade pastas and polenta, and a blend of traditional Sardinian food with multi-cultural influences. Paired with an exquisite wine list, mixed drinks, and desserts, this place is not only a vegetarian dream come true, but any foodies nirvana. Along with this colourful menu you will enjoy a modern and well-curated interior and chic atmosphere.

Nuts Juice Bar Cafe

This contemporary and fun boutique café has a simple and clean vibe with a clear cut healthy menu that will satisfy all types of diet styles. Fresh flavours in combination with locally sourced grains, you can dive into vegetable blended couscous, tasty rice dishes, and top it off with juices, desserts, coffees, and smoothies that pack a punch. Located in a hip and artistic part of Sardinia, it has grown with the community and embodies a young approach to cookery with its yummy specials and fantastic piquancy.

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