The vegetarian and vegan scene in Florianópolis
is always growing, thanks to the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables available. These top five vegan and vegetarian restaurants offer healthy
, delicious meals that even non-vegetarians will adore.
Restaurant, Asian, Healthy, Buffet, Vegetarian, $$$
Veggie Sushi | © Kari Sullivan/Flickr
A vegetarian restaurant with a Taiwanese flair, Hong Ju is loved by its patrons for the variety of delicious veggie sushi and plates. Hong Ju offers a popular lunch buffet and is well known for its excellent quality of ingredients and pleasant service.
Simples e Natural
Restaurant, Healthy, Vegetarian, $$$
Broccoli Dish | © cyclonebill/Flickr
This organic health food restaurant boasts a beautiful garden and daily lunch dishes that are so popular it is hard to get a seat in the restaurant, especially during the academic year as it’s located near one of the universities on the island. Among their savory options are salads, tapioca, açaí, soups and natural juices.
Bistro, Healthy, Vegetarian, $$$
Bistro dish | © Norio NAKAYAMA/Flickr
This small bistro is a fabulous lunch spot to sit, relax and enjoy some freshly prepared vegetarian food. They only offer a daily dish and do not have an à la carte menu. But there’s no need to fret, their food is always fresh and delicious. They offer natural juices and coffee, and a few desserts for those with a sweet tooth.
Ahimsa Food Truck
Food Truck, Healthy, Vegan, $$$
Veggie Burger | © Lara604/Flickr
Located in the highly popular food truck park in Lagoa da Conceição, Ahimsa is the only completely vegan option in the park. Its veggie burgers are flavorful with good texture, and the environment can’t be beat, with a small skate area and live music often playing in the park, this is the place to be to try vegan food.
Restaurant, Healthy, Vegetarian, none
Veggie lunch | © Ruocaled/Flickr
This restaurant and multicultural center is a must-see spot for veggie fans. With a beautiful space, fantastic food and a super-friendly staff, Aldeia Indigo is more than just a place to eat. It’s a place to exchange ideas, discover new food and culture and create new friendships.