The Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

Vegan Pleasures
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Karina Castrillo

Calling all veggie enthusiasts! If you’re on the lookout for eateries that celebrate the plant-based culinary scene with inventive menus, look no further. Fort Lauderdale, a haven for foodies, is home to a vibrant array of top vegan and vegetarian spots, where flavor takes center stage. Whether you’re dining with a date or seeking a solo culinary adventure, join us as we explore the city’s top eateries that promise to tantalize taste buds and showcase the delectable world of veggie-centric delights. Prepare to indulge in mouthwatering dishes that prove plant-based cuisine is anything but ordinary, as Fort Lauderdale’s veggie scene shines with major flavor and culinary creativity.

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Fresh First

Fresh First, Fort Lauderdale

Nestled in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s yachting district, Fresh First puts a modern healthy spin on yummy grub. The breakfast and lunch menu boasts 100% gluten-free food. Options such as veggie tofu scrambled with mushrooms, red peppers, spinach and onions with flax bread and the lentil burger are vegan favorites. Also, all menu items are affordable and freshly made.

SpaJuiceBar

The owner of SpaJuiceBar knows firsthand about the nurturing and healing benefits of juicing, so she created the beverage bar to share her organic raw juice nutrition recipes with others. Stop by and shop for juices that range from immune boosters to inflammation reducers, liver cleansers and hangover cures concocted from a variety of vegetables and herbs. The bar offers weekly specials and juice tips of the day along with insight into juicing. Also on the menu are platters such as zucchini Alfredo, marinated kale, and smoothie bowls, along with a list of guilt-free desserts. Visit their locale on Las Olas Boulevard or order delivery.

Beehive Kitchen

Beehive Kitchen, North Andrews Avenue

It’s a bowl wonderland at this hormone-free, antibiotic-free, and gluten-free hot spot. Build your own bowl with recipes made from scratch daily in-house with nothing ever fried or frozen. The Beehive Kitchen offers two sizes—small bowl or classic bowl—with prices ranging from $7.95 to $9.95 (pretty affordable for the portions). Fill them up with your choice of ingredients from lemon basil quinoa to sweet potato glass noodles and sesame citrus tofu. (Non-vegetarians can choose protein ranging from barbecue pork to rustic herb grilled chicken and ahi tuna poke.) Sprinkle with options such as shaved Parmesan cheese or citrus-marinated avocado and a selection of dressings. This healthy eatery is as cute as a button and even offers delivery.

Gourmet Garden Cafe & Juices

If you’re looking for a breakfast spot, you’ll find all of your vegan and vegetarian cravings at Gourmet Garden Cafe & Juices. Breakfast options include sesame bagel rings, gluten-free protein pancakes with toasted coconut crumble, and a few vegetarian combos such as organic eggs with Monterey cheese and turkey bacon, sweet potato fries and a cup of organic coffee all for $10.50. Healthy doesn’t have to be expensive.

Raw Addiction

For those embracing the raw food movement or simply seeking a nourishing and refreshing dining experience, Raw Addiction is the place to be. This raw vegan cafe takes pride in crafting wholesome and nutrient-dense dishes that highlight the natural flavors of raw and unprocessed ingredients. From vibrant salads and hearty wraps to nourishing smoothies and raw desserts, Raw Addiction promises a unique culinary adventure that leaves diners feeling revitalized and energized.

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