☀ Two of the best restaurants in Northeast Florida are located in St. Augustine! ☀
224 W. King Street
Burrito Works Taco Shop: With two locations in St. Augustine (downtown and the beach), it's your place to go for taco and burrito fare, and they offer to veganize any menu item for you. www.BurritoWorks.com 671 A1A Beach Blvd, St Augustine, FL 32080.
Casa Maya: This is a must try! They have plenty of vegan options to choose from. Start with tortilla soup or guacamole. They have tempeh tacos for lunch. For dinner they have a fabulous tempeh platter or a vegetarian burrito, just ask for no cheese. Find them on facebook. 22 Hypolita St, St Augustine, FL 32084. (904) 823-0787 CasaMayaStAug.com
Conch House: The caption on their menu says to ask about vegetarian options, and that basically means that they will work with you to customize something (like grilled veggie tacos, yum!). www.Conch-House.com. 57 Comares Ave, St Augustine, FL 32080. (904) 829-8646
Creative Juices Natural Cafe: Very vegan-friendly! Try the T-BLT, marinated tempeh, lettuce, tomato, avocado and sprouts with a tahini dressing spread, the hummus wrap or tempeh ruben! Vegan quesadillas options with tempeh or tofu – sub cheese for hummus. Fresh-squeezed juice and smoothies as well! 846 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 (904) 342-0935 www.CreativeJuicesNaturalCafe.com
The Floridian: The black bean and sweet potato burger patty is vegan, and several menu items can be made vegan, with tempeh or tofu. www.TheFloridianStAug.com. 39 Cordova St, St Augustine, FL 32084.
Hoptinger – St. Augustine: Hoptinger Bier Garden & Sausage House has three area location and several tempting vegan and vegetarian options! Located in Jacksonville Beach, Riverside in 5 Points and St. Augustine, the 5 Points location currently offers a few extra vegan options. St. Augustine location options include the Veggie Might Dawg, a tofu bratwurst with avocado, roasted tomato, and Bavarian mustard; Roasted Portobello Burger, Curry-Roasted Carrot with sweet, pepper relish, curried potato strings, roasted mushrooms and lemon aioli; Roasted Peach and Avocado Salad – bonus, you can add Tofurkey beer brats to any salad! Hoptinger is located at 200 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080. (904) 217-8100. www.hoptinger.com
Juniper Market: This is such a cute market with prepared foods to take away. They have breakfast items as well as lunch or dinner, and baked good too! Get a coffee to go as well. They typically have vegan items daily. The vegan and gluten free items are clearly labeled. Their food is locally sourced, seasonal, vegan friendly and environmentally focused. http://juniper-market.com/. 56 San Marco Ave, St Augustine, FL 32084.
✓Manatee Café: This is a great place to go to get a good, hearty vegan meal. They have lots to choose from and serve a tofu scramble all day-long. They have great sandwiches and wraps. Make sure to tell them The Girls Gone Green sent you :) And make sure to check out their brunches on the weekends. www.ManateeCafe.com. 525 SR 16 Suite 106, Westgate Plaza. St Augustine, FL 32084. (904) 826-0210
✓The Present Moment Café: This restaurant has some of the best food in the world! No matter what kind of eater you consider yourself, you must try one of everything on their menu. Everything is made fresh and they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner with a juice/smoothie/beer/wine bar. And the desserts, oh the desserts...just short of dying and going to heaven. www.ThePresentMomentCafe.com. 224 W King St, St Augustine, FL 32084. (904) 827-4499
South Beach Grill: They have a couple of salad options including the Breakers Salad which has mixed greens, candied pecans (made without butter), raisins, mango vinaigrette (normally comes with cheese) and the Baby Spinach Salad with onions, cherry tomatoes, toasted almonds and strawberry-champagne vinaigrette. You also have a choice of red beans and rice or the black beans and rice. Perhaps you're in the mood for something heartier so try the GardenBurger patty on their vegan bun or tortilla. Option to request GardenBurger patty on tacos. Veggie stir-fry and rice available by request. www.SouthBeachGrill.net. 45 Cubbedge Rd. St Augustine, FL 32080. (904) 471-8700.
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