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Gainesville (37)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (26 Listings)

Vegan2Go
7625 W Newberry Rd ~ PH: 352-505-8894
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Vietnamese, Asian, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery, Catering--- Additional Info: Casual place primarily targeted for quick food to-go with a couple small tables for seating. Extensive all-vegan menu, similar to Loving Huts'. Opened Nov 2012 in the former location of defunct The Green Mango. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon, Wed-Thur 11-8pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Karma Cream
1025 W University Ave ~ PH: 352-505-6566
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Beer, Bakery, Take-out--- Additional Info: Organic ice cream cafe offering both dairy and non-dairy (with soy and rice milk) flavors. Also serving baked treats, light sandwiches, tea, beer, organic and fair trade coffee drinks. Small and local with free wi-fi and local art exhibited on the walls. Open Mon-Fri 9am-1:30am, Sat-Sun 12pm-1:30am.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Bahn Thai
1902 SW 13th St ~ PH: 352-335-1204
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Seitan, baked tofu, tempeh featured in foods. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 5-10pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Boca Fiesta
232 SE 1st St ~ PH: 352-336-8226
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Located in the Sun Center, this tex-mex food offers vegan and vegetarian options for burritos and tacos, such as tempeh, tofu, textured vegetable protein, and vegan queso. Has outdoor seating. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Chipotle
3841 Southwest Archer Rd ~ PH: 352-371-9396
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Mexican, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Fast food chain where you could customize your order (tacos, burritos, bowls) and request no cheese/dairy. Some of its locations offer a soyfrito filling that's made from soy protein. Accepts credit cards. Open daily.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Chopstix Cafe
3500 Sw 13th St ~ PH: 352-367-0003
Inexpensive-- Pan-Asian, International, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Restaurant overlooking Biven's Arm Lake. Menu has lots of meat dishes and also some vegetarian with veggies and tofu. Accepts credit cards. Open 11am-10pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Civilization
1511 NW 2nd St ~ PH: 352-380-0544
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, International, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A worker-owner co-op restaurant providing ethnic cuisine using local and all organic ingredients. Large selection of organic wine, beer, and soda. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Fri 11am-2:30pm, 5:30-9pm, Sat 10am-2pm, 5:30-9:30pm, Sun 10am-2pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Daily Green
436 SE 2nd St ~ PH: 352-226-8288
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Uses primarily local and organic, including all greens, tempeh and bread. Some menu items are waffles, waffle cones, salads, and sandwiches, of which some are vegan such as tempeh sandwiches, seitan, a walnut lentil burger, and vegetable sandwiches like a dried green tomato sandwich. Uses separate cookware. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 11am-4pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: Not rated yet

East End Eatery
1202 NE 8th Ave ~ PH: 352-378-9870
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, International, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers several vegan and gluten free dishes such as blueberry waffles, huevos rancheros and a tabbouleh platter. One vegan soup daily is available. Uses locally made cashew cream cheese, as well as commercially made vegan cheese and vegan butter. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-3pm, Sun Brunch 9:30am-3pm, closed Sat.-- Rating: Not rated yet

El Indio
407 NW 13th St (at University Ave) ~ PH: 352-377-5828
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Mexican fast food with a drive-thru. Could get a quick veggie meal or even a vegan burrito (specify no cheese, sour cream). No lard used to cook beans. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Falafel King
3252 SW 35 Blvd (at SW Archer Rd) ~ PH: 352-375-6342
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Take-out, Delivery, Mediterranean, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Basic menu with vegan options including stuffed grape leaves, hummus, falafel and tabbouleh. Most desserts in counter case are not vegan. Also has a small store with grocery items. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 12-7pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Gyro Plus
1011 W University Ave ~ PH: 352-336-5323
Inexpensive-- Fast-food, Take-out, Mediterranean, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Veggie gyro, hummus falafel sandwich, veggie baba ghannouj sandwich, and grapeleaf sandwich. -- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

La Tienda Latina
2204 Southwest 13th St ~ PH: 352-367-0022
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A casual restaurant where you order and pay at the counter, and food is brought to the table. Has a vegetarian section (please advise HappyCow if there are vegan options!- thanks) on the menu with 8 marked dishes, including lacto vegetarian burrito, quesadilla, and quesadilla de hongos (with fresh grilled vegetables). Good size portion. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Leonardo's 706
706 W University Ave (at NW 6 St) ~ PH: 352-378-2001
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, International, Italian, Pizza, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Vegan choices include tofu ginger stir fry over jasmine rice, veggie lovers salad with no cheese and rolls with no garlic butter, cupcakes and vegan brunch items. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Sun-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm, Sun Brunch 10:30am-3pm, 5-10pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Leonardo's by the Slice
1245 W University Ave (at near UF campus) ~ PH: 352-378-2001
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Pizzeria, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Pizzeria selling pizza by the slice or whole, has vegan slices. Also lacto-veg pasta, calzone, salads. Open daily.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Maude's Classic Cafe
101 SE 2nd Pl Unit 101 ~ PH: 352-336-9646
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Laid back and quiet coffee and sandwich shop where students go to study and grab breakfast. Has free wifi and board games. Vegan choices include a F.L.T (facon, lettuce, tomato, veganaise) and one breakfast wrap with black beans. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 7am-11pm, Fri 7am-12am, Sat 9am-12am, Sun 9am-11pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Pho Hanoi
3550 SW 34th St ~ PH: 352-373-2098
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Vietnamese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Vietnamese food restaurant offering some healthy veggie options. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-10pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Reggae Shack Cafe
619 W University Ave ~ PH: 352-377-5464
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Take-out, Jamaican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. All foods imported fresh from Jamaica; about 11 vegan dishes on menu; large portions and special (green) plates for vegans; try the veggie stew peas and curried hearts of palm. Restaurant is about Jamaican life, culture and flavor. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sababa UF at Hillel
2020 W University Ave ~ PH: 352-372-2900
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Salad bar, Israeli, Middle Eastern, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Was veg when it first opened in 2012 but added meat to its menu per report May 2014. concise menu includes Israeli falafel, tofu shawarma, vegan chicken shwarma, burekas, fries, latkes, and salads. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 11am-8pm, Fri 11am-3pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Satchel's Pizza
1800 NE 23rd Ave ~ PH: 352-335-7272
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Pizza, American, Italian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Eclectic local pizza place offering vegan cheese. Vegans ask for vegan crust and no cheese in house salad. Also has tempeh on pies or calzones. Pesto is vegan. Local artist materials and occasional music. Salvage shop in the back; behind that a music venue where you can eat your pizza. May be a long wait during busy times. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Open Tue-Sat 11am-10pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Sisters
5212 SW 91 Terrace (at SW 46 Blvd) ~ PH: 352-379-0281
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers vegan options, such as vegan gumbo, southwestern pizzette, and tempeh salad for dinner and tofu scramble and cornmeal pancakes for breakfast - in addition to ovo-lacto veggie dishes. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Southern Charm Kitchen
1714 Southeast Hawthorne Rd ~ PH: 352-505-5553
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Southern, American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Large southern food menu, while with its usual meatstuff, also includes veg twists on traditional southern food in entrees made with seitan and tofu. Vegan choices are clearly labeled, and the staff/owners are pleased to discuss the menu at length. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sat 11am-10pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Tempo Bistro To Go
1516 NW 13th St (at NW 16th Ave) ~ PH: 352-336-5834
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, International, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small place that's mostly take away with deli cases. Has vegetarian and vegan food. Signature soup is tempeh chili which is made with locally produced tempeh and veggies from farmers' market. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 11am-6pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Fat Tuscan Cafe
725 NE 1st St (at NE 8th Ave) ~ PH: 352-505-5648
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, International, Italian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers a clearly marked vegan pasta plus other dishes can be made vegan by omitting cheese. Located in a completely restored historic house on the edge of the downtown historic district. European cafe atmosphere. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sat 11am-10pm, closed Sun-Mon.-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

The Jones Eastside
401 NE 23rd Ave ~ PH: 352-373-6777
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Makes breakfast, sandwiches, panini, and beverages. Each day maybe a couple vegan suitable selections - ask. Emphasis on locally produced ingredients. Casual atmosphere. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Open Mon-Sun 8am-10pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

The Top
30 N Main St (at University) ~ PH: 352-337-1188
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Restaurant and bar. Many menu dishes items come with choice of either meat, tofu, or tempeh. Vegans need to specify. Jun 2013 server reported to happycow member that the pecan encrusted tofu is not fully vegan. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sat 5pm-2am, Sun 11am-11pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (11 Listings)

Citzens Co-op
435 S Main St ~ PH: 352-505-6575
Locally operated and owned natural food store. Stocks organic vegetable, dried goods, bulk food, and household products. Makes an effort to sell products made locally i.e. fresh bread from local bakery, coffee from local roasters. Not all veg but does labeled vegan things and has a vegan refrigerator section with vegan mayo, vegan cheese, and non-dairy yogurt. Usually hosts a small farmers market on Sunday at 2pm. Parking is in dirt lot surrounded by chain link fence on adjacent street. Open Mon-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-6pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Earth Origins Market - NW 13th
521 NW 13th St ~ PH: 352-378-5224
Natural foods market featuring fresh organic produce, deli, bakery, and more. Previously named Mother Earth Market. -- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Mother Earth Market - NW 76th
1237 NW 76th Blvd ~ PH: 352-331-5224
Natural foods market featuring fresh organic produce, deli, bakery, and more. -- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Sunflower Health Foods
3424 W University Ave (at formerly George's Hardware) ~ PH: 352 372-7482
Locally owned since 1970. Stocking full selection of vitamins, supplements, sports nutrition, protein, body-care, aromatherapy, natural groceries, gluten free products. Previously located on 87 SW 34th St. Open Mon-Fri 9-7, Sat 9-6.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Trader Joe's
3724 SW Archer Rd ~ PH: 352-378-9321
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

Ward's
515 NW 23rd Ave (at 6th St) ~ PH: 352-372-1741
Offers locally grown and organic produce, natural foods, beer and wine, bulk foods, frozen foods. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sarkara Sweets
201 SE 2nd Ave Unit 110 ~ PH: 877-986-2253
Design your own cupcake by choosing the cake, filling, frosting, and topping; or choose from already created versions. All cakes and frosting are vegan, and mostly fillings and toppings are vegan (but not all). Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Gator Organics
1323 NW 8 St ~ PH: 352-222-5392
Organic produce and foods buying club. Offers weekly delivery or pickup by arrangement. See website details. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Veg4Life Potlucks
8620 NW 13th St ~ PH: 352-375-7207
Group consists of vegans, vegetarians. Omnivores who are interested in moving toward a plant based diet are welcome. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Haile Village Farmers' Market
SouthWest 91st Terrace ~ PH: 352-363-2233
Weekly outdoor farmers market. Open Sat 8:30-12pm, year-round.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Radical Press Coffee Collective
433 S Main St ~ PH: 352-373-0010
Vegan, worker-owned, anti-profit coffee shop. Offers coffee drinks, organic herbal and traditional teas as well as in-house-made sodas, lemonade, and gluten-free baked goods. Open Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 10am-9pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

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