In Miami, Meatless Monday’s aren’t exclusive to just one day. Plant-based foods, beyond veggie brimmed tacos, are making a big comeback. Today, chefs all over South Florida are inventing new veggie combinations, veganizing classic dishes and creating menus that satisfy any craving, all while remaining meat-free. Check out these 10 vegan restaurants in Miami, as well as a few similar recipes from our Food Monster App, so you can recreate these dishes at home.
1. Vegetarian Restaurant by Hakin, North Miami Beach
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Vegetarian Restaurant by Hakin makes plant-based cuisine a little more fun with Caribbean-inspired dishes. They strive to provide a delicious dining experience that is also healthy and consciously aware of the earth. On the menu, you’ll find Ackee and Vegan Fish, Curried Chicken Vegan Nuggets, a Veggie Philly Steak, and an Ancient Quinoa Burger. Find this eatery at Hakin 73 NE 167th St, North Miami Beach, FL 33162.
For similar dishes, try this Jamaican Tofu Scramble and this Philly Tofu Cheese Steak.
2. Choices Cafe, 79th St
Choices Cafe is named because, well, they have an insane amount of vegan choices. They have burritos, burgers, taco sliders, mac and cheese, protein bowls and veggie bowls, which you can customize with a variety of toppings, sauces, and dressings. They even have plant-based coffees, and organic smoothies to enjoy. They’re located at 2895 McFarlane Rd, Miami, FL 33133.
For your own burrito ideas, try this White Bean Baked Burritos and these Smothered Burritos.
3. Glam Vegan, 1st Ave
Glam Vegan offers a variety of world-inspired, beautifully crafted dishes that are meat and dairy free. Think jackfruit tacos, white bean hummus, Hawaiian poke bowls, farro risotto, and sweets like truffles and matcha tea custards. Each dish is almost too pretty to eat. Almost. Find them at 3301 NE 1st Ave Suite 103-1, Miami, FL 33137.
If you can’t make it to Miami, try this Farro Risotto.
4. Plant Miami, 24th Street
Plant Miami is an upscale, vegan, gluten-free and totally raw establishment that turns veggies into coveted, beautiful dishes. Besides sitting in an expertly crafted artisanal room, you’ll be able to enjoy rainbow bowls, beet tostada, vegan cheese boards, sweet potato coconut dumplings, watermelon salads and avocado lime tarts for dessert. This restaurant is truly one of a kind. Find them at 105 NE 24th Street – Miami, FL 33137.
For your own fancy fare, try making this Portobello Tostadas With Chipotle Cream and this Fancy Pesto Potato Salad.
5. Soul Tavern, West Ave
Soul Tavern is Miami’s first vegetarian gastropub! This South Beach eatery features comfort food that everyone will enjoy. Their menu includes fried green tomato benedict, corn tacos with vegan cheese crumble, edamame hummus, a crispy eggplant burger, kimchi fried rice and more. Besides delicious food, they also have a variety of cocktails to sip. Find them at 1801 West Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
Make your own rice, with this Raw Kimchi Risotto.
6. Full Bloom, Island Ave
Full Bloom is the first fully vegan restaurant in Miami. Their organic ingredients come from local farms and all their menu items are completely animal free. On the menu, you’ll be pleased to discover chickpea omelets, buckwheat pancakes, superfood salads, raw kelp noodle entrees and truffle farro risotto! Find this tasty place at 11 Island Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
For a homemade recipe, try creating this Kelp Noodle Sea Salad and this Loaded Chickpea Omelette.
7. Under the Mango Tree, 6th St
Under the Mango Tree food of choice are smoothie bowls, but they’re anything but typical. This organic juice bar has a dragon bowl, chocolate bowl, green peace juice, turmeric lattes, a Brazilian acai bowl, and an easy pineapple smoothie, among many other things. Find them at 714 6th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
For your own smoothie bowls, try this Beautiful Berry Coconut Smoothie Bowls and this Energizing Coffee Cacao Smoothie Bowl.
8. Manna Life Food, 2nd Ave
Manna Life Food provides super healthy, nutritious but satisfying foods that will fill you up and leave you satiated. Their menu features soups of the day (like veggie chowder) fresh salads, grain bowls nori wrapped tofu, superfood arepas, smoothies and sweet bowls packed with acai, vanilla and fresh fruit. Find them at 80 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33131.
Make your own healthy food at home with these 15 Meal Bowls Packed With Seasonal Veggies, Grains, and Fantastic Flavors.
9. Planta South Beach, Commerce St
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Planta South Beach is run by mogul David Grutman, so expect this place to live up to all your fanciful expectations. This beautiful space is always packed with people and the menu is equally as packed with crafted, vegan dishes. Their menu includes raw ceviche, Thai salads, sesame noodles, cauliflower tots and lettuce wraps. Find them at 850 Commerce St, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
For your own inspired dishes, try making this Peanut and Lime Thai Soba Noodle Salad and P.F. Chang’s Copycat Tofu Lettuce Wraps.
10. Eden In Eden, Coral Way
Eden In Eden makes French food that is veggie based. They strive to keep things organic, with a French type of flair that is rare in the South. Enjoy crepes, quiches, organic soups, smoothies, croissants and more. Find them at 1248 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33145.
If you enjoy finding cool new vegan restaurants like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it’s available for both Android and iPhone and has free and paid versions. The app is loaded with thousands of allergy-friendly & vegan recipes/cooking tips, has hundreds of search filters and features like bookmarking, meal plans and more!
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