With so many plant-based restaurants cropping up across Greater Fort Lauderdale, menus with a meat-free guarantee are easier to come by than ever before.
Dining out used to be an impossible feat for vegans, with menu options limited to soggy blocks of tofu or a side of french fries. But today, Greater Fort Lauderdale has dining options for Everyone Under the Sun.
Whether you embrace a totally plant-based diet or are an omnivore searching for your next veggie-packed meal, check out these 11 restaurants that have fully to partially vegan offerings.
PLANTA QueenBack to Top of List
Discover elevated vegan fare at PLANTA Queen, which opened in a prime spot on Las Olas Boulevard during spring 2022. Stop in for shareable small plates that are entirely plant-based, including everything from sushi rolls, to dumplings, to noodles. Also enjoy weekly specials, like half-priced bottles of wine on Wednesdays and endless sake sangria and mimosas during brunch. Speaking of brunch, the weekend menu has everything from cinnamon buns with chai icing to an ube mochi waffle with caramelized bananas, pecans, maple syrup, and coconut cream.
Parlour Vegan BakeryBack to Top of List
Parlour Vegan Bakery in Plantation is a destination for decadent desserts and baked goods that are completely vegan. Order for delivery or stop in to pick up all-things sweet—from cakes, to cookies, to donuts—and savory—from sandwiches, to pastelitos, to over-baked empanadas.
Bombay CaféBack to Top of List
Meat-lovers and herbivores alike can come together over classic Indian dishes at Bombay Café in Wilton Manors. The restaurant has a separate vegan menu with 10 different options that all come smothered in North Indian spices—think Chana Masala made with chickpeas and the Aloo Saag made from fresh potatoes.
The Hummus HouseBack to Top of List
The Hummus House is a quaint vegan/vegetarian cafe in Victoria Park that has all of your favorite Middle Eastern meals, only they’re 100% meatless. Fill up on falafel, tabbouleh salad, grape leaves, hummus bowls, and pita pockets.
Wilton CreameryBack to Top of List
While Wilton Creamery’s shakes and sundaes are a no-go for plant-based diets, the milk tea menu is completely vegan. Choose a classic flavor like strawberry and mango, or go for something a little more adventurous, like lychee and lavender. For a chewy sensation while you sip, add your choice of boba, which are tiny tapioca balls.
SoBe VeganBack to Top of List
Originating in Miami before heading north to open inside the W Fort Lauderdale Beach hotel, SoBe Vegan has all of your typical fast-casual menu items—from salads and bowls to burgers and sandwiches—except everything is totally vegan. Even the hand-spun shakes topped with whipped cream are made dairy free!
Vegan JunkieBack to Top of List
We dare any meat lover to taste test a Vegan Junkie burger and say it isn’t just as good as biting into a beef patty. You’ll find this food truck parked outside of Art Of Coffee Cafe in Dania Beach. Pair your sandwich of choice with a side of chili “cheeze” fries or the cashew mac and cheese.
C4EATSBack to Top of List
C4EATS owner Randy “Cartoon” Kelly is on a mission to make a plant-based diet possible for every lifestyle. Therefore, the Hollywood eatery offers fast-casual comfort foods that are 100% vegan but don’t skimp out on flavor. Stop in to pick up breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert, plus a handful of fresh, housemade juices.
Screaming CarrotsBack to Top of List
Screaming Carrots in Hallandale Beach is a family-run vegan restaurant serving up Thai and Mediterranean cuisines. Order from a menu of all-organic and plant-based soups, salads, sandwiches, and hummus bowls. Wash it all down with a smoothie, a hot tea or an organic coffee.
The Rabbit HoleBack to Top of List
At The Rabbit Hole in Pompano Beach, indulge in meat-free modern comfort foods, like the "Smoke in the Woods" Southern barbecue platter that comes with all the fixings: a plant-based citrus lime marinated spare rib, vegan mac and cheese, a sweet corn on the cob, grilled toast, and pot baked beans.
Sistrunk MarketplaceBack to Top of List
Sit down at Sistrunk Marketplace and scan the QR code to start perusing all of the food and beverage offerings available from more than 10 different food stalls. Whether you’re feeling a poke bowl, or an empanada, or even a chocolatey dessert, a handful of vendors—including Poke OG, Hot Lime, The Empanada Bodega, and Henry’s Sandwich Station—have vegan offerings.