Tag Archives: Dining out vegan

Al Fresco – Winter Garden, Florida

Al Fresco is a Mediterranean restaurant in historic downtown Winter Garden. It’s a bit tucked away from its Plant Street entrance, behind Axum Coffee. There is a back entrance off Tremaine Street. Their website encourages a “come as you are”, … Continue reading

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Savoree – Winter Garden, Florida

Update: I hadn’t been to Savoree in a while and went back for lunch looking forward to getting a quinoa bowl. Unfortunately my experience was not as good as my visit last year.  On their website they have changed their … Continue reading

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Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine – Orlando, Florida

Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine has two locations in Orlando: Winter Park and Dr. Phillips. They serve, wait for it, Turkish food! I know surprising 🙂 I was in Dr. Phillips and the atmosphere is upscale (with prices to match) but not … Continue reading

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Peach Valley Café

Peach Valley Café is a small chain of restaurants in Florida. They serve breakfast and lunch in a friendly, casual atmosphere – think diner style. They strive to serve fresh, homemade and made-to-order food. For breakfast, they offer granola (perhaps, check … Continue reading

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Javier’s Restaurant and Wine Bar – Sarasota, Florida

Javier’s, located on Siesta Key, features Peruvian cuisine and local, fresh and organic food. The outside of the restaurant is fairly nondescript, but once you enter the front door you are in another place. There are bright colors, plants everywhere, a … Continue reading

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The Hub Baja Grill – Sarasota, Florida

The Hub Baja Grill is right in the main part of Siesta Key. I’d describe it as Tex-Mex. It’s an energetic spot with live music and outdoor seating. If the music is going, it’s not the place to go for … Continue reading

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First Watch

First Watch is a chain of restaurants that serves breakfast and lunch only. They have multiple locations in the US, mainly in the eastern half of the country plus a couple in Arizona. They boast of fresh ingredients and state … Continue reading

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Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar – Orlando, Florida

I was searching for a brunch/breakfast place in downtown Orlando that was both vegan and non-vegan friendly. The Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar seemed to fit that description. It has its own parking lot (a plus in downtown). Upon entering, there … Continue reading

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The Sides Can Be the Star

Sometimes, the side dishes are the only whole-food plant-based options on a restaurant’s menu. So make a meal out of them! Common options are vegetables, beans, baked potatoes, brown rice and house salad. Pick a combo that works for you … Continue reading

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Dancing Avocado Kitchen – Daytona Beach, Florida

On the road again, this time for Dan’s first Olympic distance triathlon. Since I’m off strenuous exercise until after baby-to-be comes along, I tackled one of my other favorite activities: finding delicious healthy vegan food! Based on other online reviews, … Continue reading

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