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Vegetarian feast at Glow
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Miami’s 12 Essential Vegetarian Restaurants

Where to eat meat-free in the Magic City

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Vegetarian feast at Glow
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Today, diners don’t have to be vegetarian to eat vegetarian meals, something that’s healthy and good for the environment has a place on every table. And finding a meat-free meal in Miami has never been so easy. Over the past decade, several restaurant have sprouted throughout the Magic City offering endless possibilities of plant-based takes on everything from junk food to nutritious bowls.

Curious about how good vegetarian food can be? Below are Miami’s 12 top vegetarian restaurants to visit now.

The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Flyfuel Food Co.

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Want a vegetarian star to the day? Combine Flyfuel’s avocado toast, coconut chia parfait, and cold pressed juices for a nutrient-dense boost. Or for those looking for a vegetarian-friendly lunch or dinner option, its cauliflower pizza tastes just as good as any regular pie and the earthiness of warm quinoa and portobello mix come together in a wrap that pleases even the pickiest of carnivores.

Sproutz

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The thoughtful menu at the Sunny Isles-based Sproutz boasts affordable offerings like Mediterranean wraps, poke bowls, and a vibrant selection of acai bowls. The personal cauliflower pizza is one not to miss along with a zucchini pasta and baked tofu and black bean burger plates, which come with brown rice, avocado, and pico de gallo or guacamole. It also serves natural juices, wellness shots, and smoothies for a quick hit of vitamins. 

Le Jardinier

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If anyone can spin a vegetable-filled menu into a fine dining experience is Michelin-starred French chef Alain Verzeroli. At Le Jardinier guests can grab a seat in the chic, light-filled dining room or the always buzzing patio and dine on preparations a la francaise such as spelt risotto mixed with ramps and radish or a caramelized artichoke and asparagus quiche with smoked gouda and dill. Plating at Le Jardinier is as beautiful just as beautiful as its surroundings, filled with delicate herbs, produce, and greens, which also can be found in its refreshing cocktails or its vegan ice cream or strawberry eclair with Meyer lemon confit. 

Pura Vida (Multiple locations)

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This airy and bright Bohemian restaurant is a go-to vegetarian hub every day of the week. Serving a slew of healthy-ish breakfast items like salmon toast, acai bowls, chia parfaits, overnight oats, and its perfectly cooked breakfast sandwich, the restaurant is an ideal spot to catch a quick bite with friends, power through some emails, or have a leisurely morning meal. Plus it scores major parental brownie points for its kid-friendly options. 

Love Life Cafe

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Proving once and for all that vegan food is just as delicious as meat-based dishes this Wynwood restaurant treats customers to items such as vegan croissants stuffed with a “just egg” patty and cheddar “cheese,” or the arepa pelua filled with shredded jackfruit meat, cheddar “cheese,” and plantains. For those with a sweet tooth desserts of apple cobbler or guava cheesecake infused with rose water are a must. 

g.l.o.w.

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The restaurant’s name is actually an acronym for ‘girls leading our world’, and every penny of glow’s net profits is donated to charities that support girls’ empowerment. Expect dishes like Kung pao cauliflower, falafel cone, spicy black bean hummus, and Impossible meatball sliders with marinara sauce, almond ricotta, and basil. Also look out for housemade sodas, lattes, and a dessert menu of seasonal frozen yogurt including “Super Food Sundae” and “Fro Yo Float.”

Delicious Raw Kitchen & Juice Bar

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The plant-based textures and flavors at Delicious Raw Kitchen & Juice Bar work well with any vegan or vegetarian diet. Bowls filled with ‘superfoods,’ vegan pad Thai, lentil meatballs, and vegan toasts are all on the menu, as well as green smoothies, juices, and shots. 

Diya Miami

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The Marahaj family runs this restaurant in Sunset Harbour, which combines their passion of Indian flavors and vegetable-filled cuisine. Begin the meal with vegetable samosas served with tamarind and onion chutney or varieties of dosa (Indian rice pancakes), then move on to the standout eggplant burger served with a mix of homemade cheese. barbecue sauce, and a side of masala fries. Or go for the Chana salad, which mixes Indian-spiced chickpea salad mixed with quinoa on a bed of greens, or there’s also a selection of curry entrees and vegetable biryani to choose from. 

Carrot Express Downtown

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Over the course of nearly two decades Carrot Express has expanded its health-focused menu to offer everything from avocado toasts and spinach pie melts to quinoa burgers and Middle Eastern platters. Complement the meal with pineapple, apple, or mixed vegetable juice, and save room for a slice of the carrot cake. 

A steadfast favorite amongst locals, this popular South Beach restaurant serves an array of vegan dishes created by chef David Lee. Standouts include the coconut ceviche, Korean fried lettuce wraps, and gluten-free truffle and cashew mozzarella pizza, along with vegan sushi and maki creations of ahi watermelon nigiri and baked crab roll made with hearts of palm. Cocktails such as kombucha mojito and charcoal bourbon sour round out the offerings.

Lilikoi Organic Living

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The Hawaii-inflected dishes rotate often at this surfer-chic bistro, but expect items like Kombucha fermented oatmeal topped with seeds, dates, banana, and tahini, or gluten-free quinoa waffles with coconut whip, fruits, and pecans. Don’t miss the sourdough pancakes, which come topped with blueberries or Nutella, banana, and coconut whip cream. 

Planta Queen

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Nestled on the second floor of CocoWalk in Coconut Grove, Planta Queen’s interiors look just as good as the dishes. Inspired by chef David Lee’s travels throughout Asia, the restaurant serves up a modern menu of vegan nigiri, maki, and sushi, as well as small plates like the taro tots, scallion pancakes, pad Thai, and avocado lime tartare. Large wok-prepared dishes shine like the truffled fried rice, General Lee’s cauliflower, and the bao burger.

Flyfuel Food Co.

Want a vegetarian star to the day? Combine Flyfuel’s avocado toast, coconut chia parfait, and cold pressed juices for a nutrient-dense boost. Or for those looking for a vegetarian-friendly lunch or dinner option, its cauliflower pizza tastes just as good as any regular pie and the earthiness of warm quinoa and portobello mix come together in a wrap that pleases even the pickiest of carnivores.

Sproutz

The thoughtful menu at the Sunny Isles-based Sproutz boasts affordable offerings like Mediterranean wraps, poke bowls, and a vibrant selection of acai bowls. The personal cauliflower pizza is one not to miss along with a zucchini pasta and baked tofu and black bean burger plates, which come with brown rice, avocado, and pico de gallo or guacamole. It also serves natural juices, wellness shots, and smoothies for a quick hit of vitamins. 

Le Jardinier

If anyone can spin a vegetable-filled menu into a fine dining experience is Michelin-starred French chef Alain Verzeroli. At Le Jardinier guests can grab a seat in the chic, light-filled dining room or the always buzzing patio and dine on preparations a la francaise such as spelt risotto mixed with ramps and radish or a caramelized artichoke and asparagus quiche with smoked gouda and dill. Plating at Le Jardinier is as beautiful just as beautiful as its surroundings, filled with delicate herbs, produce, and greens, which also can be found in its refreshing cocktails or its vegan ice cream or strawberry eclair with Meyer lemon confit. 

Pura Vida (Multiple locations)

This airy and bright Bohemian restaurant is a go-to vegetarian hub every day of the week. Serving a slew of healthy-ish breakfast items like salmon toast, acai bowls, chia parfaits, overnight oats, and its perfectly cooked breakfast sandwich, the restaurant is an ideal spot to catch a quick bite with friends, power through some emails, or have a leisurely morning meal. Plus it scores major parental brownie points for its kid-friendly options. 

Love Life Cafe

Proving once and for all that vegan food is just as delicious as meat-based dishes this Wynwood restaurant treats customers to items such as vegan croissants stuffed with a “just egg” patty and cheddar “cheese,” or the arepa pelua filled with shredded jackfruit meat, cheddar “cheese,” and plantains. For those with a sweet tooth desserts of apple cobbler or guava cheesecake infused with rose water are a must. 

g.l.o.w.

The restaurant’s name is actually an acronym for ‘girls leading our world’, and every penny of glow’s net profits is donated to charities that support girls’ empowerment. Expect dishes like Kung pao cauliflower, falafel cone, spicy black bean hummus, and Impossible meatball sliders with marinara sauce, almond ricotta, and basil. Also look out for housemade sodas, lattes, and a dessert menu of seasonal frozen yogurt including “Super Food Sundae” and “Fro Yo Float.”

Delicious Raw Kitchen & Juice Bar

The plant-based textures and flavors at Delicious Raw Kitchen & Juice Bar work well with any vegan or vegetarian diet. Bowls filled with ‘superfoods,’ vegan pad Thai, lentil meatballs, and vegan toasts are all on the menu, as well as green smoothies, juices, and shots. 

Diya Miami

The Marahaj family runs this restaurant in Sunset Harbour, which combines their passion of Indian flavors and vegetable-filled cuisine. Begin the meal with vegetable samosas served with tamarind and onion chutney or varieties of dosa (Indian rice pancakes), then move on to the standout eggplant burger served with a mix of homemade cheese. barbecue sauce, and a side of masala fries. Or go for the Chana salad, which mixes Indian-spiced chickpea salad mixed with quinoa on a bed of greens, or there’s also a selection of curry entrees and vegetable biryani to choose from. 

Carrot Express Downtown

Over the course of nearly two decades Carrot Express has expanded its health-focused menu to offer everything from avocado toasts and spinach pie melts to quinoa burgers and Middle Eastern platters. Complement the meal with pineapple, apple, or mixed vegetable juice, and save room for a slice of the carrot cake. 

Planta

A steadfast favorite amongst locals, this popular South Beach restaurant serves an array of vegan dishes created by chef David Lee. Standouts include the coconut ceviche, Korean fried lettuce wraps, and gluten-free truffle and cashew mozzarella pizza, along with vegan sushi and maki creations of ahi watermelon nigiri and baked crab roll made with hearts of palm. Cocktails such as kombucha mojito and charcoal bourbon sour round out the offerings.

Lilikoi Organic Living

The Hawaii-inflected dishes rotate often at this surfer-chic bistro, but expect items like Kombucha fermented oatmeal topped with seeds, dates, banana, and tahini, or gluten-free quinoa waffles with coconut whip, fruits, and pecans. Don’t miss the sourdough pancakes, which come topped with blueberries or Nutella, banana, and coconut whip cream. 

Planta Queen

Nestled on the second floor of CocoWalk in Coconut Grove, Planta Queen’s interiors look just as good as the dishes. Inspired by chef David Lee’s travels throughout Asia, the restaurant serves up a modern menu of vegan nigiri, maki, and sushi, as well as small plates like the taro tots, scallion pancakes, pad Thai, and avocado lime tartare. Large wok-prepared dishes shine like the truffled fried rice, General Lee’s cauliflower, and the bao burger.

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