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7 Vegan and Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Sarasota That Locals Love

With white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, Sarasota, Florida is a popular destination for summertime fun. So if you’re daydreaming about your next vacation, don’t forget to add these 7 vegan and vegan-friendly Sarasota restaurants to your future travel itinerary.

Leaf & Lentil

Update: as of 2022, Leaf & Lentil has closed.

Leaf & Lentil is one of the newest vegan restaurants to hit Sarasota. With a diverse and ever-changing menu, this 100% vegan restaurant has something to offer for everyone.

They also work closely with other vegan Sarasota companies such as Slow Foods Kitchen, Catalyst Creamery, and many more.

So don’t forget to snag some raw kale chips, vegan artisan cheese, and many other local goodies while you’re there.

2801 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234 – (941) 413-5685



This is a great option for both vegans and meat-eaters alike. Veg offers a large selection of vegan options, as well as an array of local seafood, too. And their vegan and gluten-free options are clearly marked on their menu for easy ordering.

6538 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231 – (941) 312-6424



This Instagram-worthy restaurant offers an expansive vegan menu, from sushi to salads and everything in-between. Almost everything is vegan except for a small section at the bottom of their menu. And all items are clearly marked vegan and gluten-free.

1576 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236 – (941) 296-1042

Beauty of Sprouts

Enjoy the sunny Sarasota weather and dine al fresco at Beauty of Sprouts. Their menu is almost entirely raw, and is 100% vegan and gluten-free.

433 N Orange Ave Sarasota, FL 34236 – (941) 350-8449


Screaming Goat Taqueria

Screaming Goat offers traditional latin street food, from craft tacos, to burritos, bowls, and more. You can also build your own meal that is super easy to veganize with their clearly marked vegan options, which includes plant-based protein.

6606 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231 – (941) 210-3992


Sarasota Vegan Deli

Just newly opened, the Sarasota Vegan Deli is the first and only vegan deli in the area. They veganize a lot of popular classics like their “Big Whack” burger and their “Mcbluffin” breakfast sandwich.

5119 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234, United States – (941) 706-0477


Located in the next town over in Bradenton, this family-run pizza place has a separate vegan menu filled with Italian goodies, from homemade pizzas, pastas, and more. If you’re traveling with somebody gluten-free, they also have an entire menu dedicated to gluten-free options, too.

6830 14th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207 – (941) 751-0333


A Final Note on the Best Vegan Restaurants in Sarasota

If you’re planning a vacation to Sarasota anytime soon, then you don’t want to miss these 7 local approved vegan restaurants while you’re here.

To find vegan restaurants wherever you are, check out these 8 must-have vegan apps.

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