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10 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Tampa Bay

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Being vegan or vegetarian never tasted so good. Over the past few years, plant-based restaurants have been popping up left and right, and we are fully here for it. Tampa Bay offers tasty options for those looking to eat a delicious vegan or vegetarian meal! These restaurants have it all from a hearty salad, to meatless burgers, and of course, dessert!

Here’s your guide to plant-based dining with the 10 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Tampa Bay:

All hail the bakery that caters to those who have food restrictions! HaleLife Bakery has much to offer those who have food restrictions due to allergy/tolerance, autoimmune disease, life-threatening illness, or you just want to eliminate certain foods from your diet. HaleLife Bakery is dedicated to providing gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-friendly baked goods to the Bay and all we have to say is, we are a huge fan of their delicious goods!

Clearwater/St. Petersburg Location
Sunday | 10AM-4PM
Monday-Friday | 8AM-6PM
Saturday | 9AM-3PM

Downtown St. Petersburg Location
Sunday | 10AM-4PM
Monday-Saturday | 8AM-6PM

South Tampa Location
Sunday | 10AM-4PM
Monday-Saturday | 8AM-6PM

Clearwater/St. Petersburg Location
📍3351 Tech Dr. N. Suite 13  Clearwater, FL 33762

Downtown St. Petersburg Location
📍205 1st St. N. Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

South Tampa Location
📍2425 South Dale Mabry Hwy Suite B, Tampa, FL 33629

Vegans and non-vegans alike, this ones for you! Farmacy Vegan Kitchen and Bakery is located in Duckweed Urban Grocery, serving up delicious eats from smoothies to impossible burgers to donuts and so much more! This quick service restaurant offers a 100% plant-based menu with high quality ingredients. They take classic foods and desserts and recreate them in a vegan-friendly way. Your tastebuds will definitely thank you!

Downtown: Monday – Wednesday 11AM – 4PM Thursday – Sunday 11AM – 6PM

Channel District: Sunday- Wednesday 5PM- 9PM Thursday- Saturday 5PM- 10PM 

Westshore: Monday- Thursday 11AM- 6PM Friday- Sunday 11AM-7PM

Downtown 📍 803 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602

Channel District 📍 117 N 12th St, Tampa, FL 33602

Westshore 📍 5212 Bridge Street Building D, Unit 108 Tampa, FL 33611

Southern food just got a whole lot….healthier! Dixie Dharma is located in the lovely Heights Public Market. They use wholesome and sustainable ingredients, but don’t let that fool ya, the food here bursts with wonderful flavors. You need to try their famous Orange Bird Sloppy Joe as soon as you can. If you’re really hungry, we’d also recommend their mac and cheese for the creamiest and most comforting meal of your vegan life!

Monday-Thursday 11AM-10PM | Friday and Saturday 11AM-11PM  | Sunday 11AM-9PM

📍 1910 N Ola Ave Suite 113, Tampa, FL 33602

It doesn’t get fresher than this! Pure Kitchen is a vegan and organic cafe with tons of great grab-and-go quick bites. This is a perfect lunch spot if you’re in a hurry but still want to get a healthy meal in. They are known for their various curries, mac and cheese and more. With its fast casual atmosphere and amazing vegan options, Pure Kitchen always leaves the guests coming back for more.

Monday-Friday 10AM-6PM | Saturday 10AM-5PM | Sunday Closed

📍 3214 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33609

A hidden gem for vegan food, 3 Dots Dash Vegan Kitchen has incredible tasting food that really hits the spot! Their fresh eats leave the guests wanting more. The most popular menu items here are the impossible burger, “cheese” fries, and their treats. Be sure to check their Facebook page for drool-worthy food specials!

Monday – Sunday | 12-8PM

📍6203 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

Rawk Star Cafe is a vegan friendly, trendy cafe in Oldsmar. The vibe here is super cute and authentic, with an au natural aesthetic and plenty of gram-worthy photo ops. They have an extensive breakfast, lunch, dinner and drink menu with a few staple items being their guacamole and literally any smoothie. Your healthy lifestyle will thank you with a visit to Rawk Star!

Monday 11AM-3PM

Tuesday-Friday 11AM-5PM

Saturday 11AM-6PM 

Sunday: Closed 

📍  4011 Tampa Road, Suite 11 Oldsmar, FL 34677

Locals love it, vegans praise it. Love Food Central serves health-minded, vegan and gluten-free options. Their menu items are bomb and bursting with so many flavors! The reuben sandwich is a staple menu item. The vibe here is very friendly and they have nice outdoor seating to hang out on the bustling Central Avenue. We definitely recommend saving room for their tasty key lime pie!

Monday 11AM-4PM | Tuesday Closed | Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday 11AM-4PM| Friday-Saturday 11AM-8PM

📍 2057 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Cider Press Cafe is a super hipster and cute cafe in downtown St. Pete. The vibe is really colorful, welcoming and trendy. Even if you aren’t a vegan or vegetarian, Cider Press is a great place to enjoy a flavorful meal. They serve brunch, lunch and dinner and a personal favorite menu item for us is their Chickn & Waffles. It’ll hit the spot and you’ll want to go back for it again, guaranteed! They also have local beers and kombuchas on tap!

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday | 12-8PM  Tuesday |CLOSED   Friday | 11AM-9PM  Saturday | 10:30AM-9PM  Sunday | 10:30-8PM

📍 601 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

With Florida’s hot temps, ice cream is always a good idea. Plant + Love handcrafts their vegan ice cream in-house with quality ingredients. They offer a variety of unique flavors and you’ll be surprised at the creamy texture for it being made without dairy! We definitely recommend getting their ice cream flight which allows you to try five different flavors. Our personal favorite is their cookies n cream. They also have a CBD flavor if you’re into that zen life!

Monday Closed | Wednesday-Thursday 2-9PM | Friday 2-10PM | Saturday 1-10PM | Sunday 1-9PM

📍 953 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Naked Farmer, located in both the heart of downtown St. Pete and Channelside, offers the freshest produce sourced from our neighbors at nearby farms. You’ll feel good when you eat here because of the quality and love they put into each dish. Though they have meat options (sustainably-raised), they pour a ton of dedication into flavoring the veggies and creating impressive bowls. The mac and cheese is a must-try, trust us on this one!

Sparkman Warf: Monday CLOSED | Tuesday-Thursday 11AM-9PM | Friday-Saturday 11AM-11PM | Sunday 11AM-9PM

St. Petersburg: Sunday-Thursday 11AM-9PM | Friday-Saturday 11AM-10PM

Sparkman Warf 📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

St. Petersburg📍200 Central Ave #150, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Not a meat-eater? Don’t worry, this dinosaur is definitely an omnivore! Open daily, the Golden Dinosaurs serves everything from sandwiches, to desserts, to kombucha, to beer/wine! Their catch phrase, “good food for good people” pretty much sums up their vibe. You’ll LOVE the views on the beautiful Beach Boulevard in Gulfport. Don’t forget to give their chili cheese fries a try!

11AM-7PM Daily

📍2930 Beach Blvd S Gulfport, FL 33707

10 Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Tampa Bay

This guide provides our health-minded friends with delicious vegan and vegetarian meals in Tampa Bay! Let us know when you visit one of these gems by tagging us on Facebook or Instagram at @stufftodointampabay !

Haley Haman

Haley Haman

Haley is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.