Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Dining Guide

Healthy eaters, meat-free eaters, and those with sensible dietary restrictions like gluten-free diets can sometimes have a hard time eating out, but not in Jacksonville, the good news is the River City is full of choices to satisfy all appetites!

Downtown Jacksonville offers vegan friendly options at Chamblin’s Uptown Café, Indochine, Magnificat Café and Kazu Sushi Burrito. Craving something sweet for your gluten free and vegan taste buds? Sweet Theory Baking Co. in Riverside handcrafts treats that are egg, dairy, soy and peanut free. If you are looking for a unique brunch spot with several vegetarian options, give Black Sheep Restaurant in Riverside a try.

The Jax Foodie scene’s abundance of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options will keep you satisfied, no matter your diet needs. And we also have some great sustainable restaurants! You will never be bored with Jacksonville’s endless variety of delicious restaurants to visit.

VG= Vegan VGT= Vegetarian GF= Gluten Free


  • Burrito Gallery- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (VG/VGT)
  • Chamblin’s Uptown Café- Breakfast & Lunch (VGT/ VG)
  • Indochine- Lunch & Dinner (VG/ VGT)
  • Juliette’s Bistro- Breakfast- Lunch & Dinner (GF)
  • Kazu Sushi Burrito- Lunch & Dinner (VG/VGT)

Riverside/ Avondale:

  • 13 Gypsies- Dinner (VGT)
  • Biscottis- Lunch & Dinner (VGT)
  • Black Sheep Restaurant- Lunch & Dinner (VG/VGT/GF)
  • Casbah Café- (VGT/ VG)
  • Corner Taco- Lunch & Dinner (VG/ VGT/GF)
  • European Street Café- Lunch & Dinner (VG)
  • Falafel x Bar - Lunch & Dinner (VGT/VG)
  • Hovan Mediterranean Gourmet- Lunch & Dinner (VGT/ VG)
  • Mellow Mushroom Avondale- Lunch & Dinner (VGT/ VG/ GF)
  • Orsay- Dinner & Brunch (VG/VGT/GF)
  • Sweet Theory Baking Co. – Breakfast, lunch (VG/ GF)
  • Cummer Museum and Gardens Café- Lunch &Tapas (VGT)

San Marco:

  • bb’s- Lunch & Dinner (VGT/GF)
  • Bistro AIX- Lunch & Dinner (VG)
  • Green Erth Bistro- Lunch (VG)
  • Taverna San Marco- Lunch & Dinner (VG)
  • Matthew’s- Dinner (VGT/VG)


  • Azurea- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (VG/ GF)
  • Delicomb – Breakfast & Lunch (VGT/ VG)
  • Mellow Mushroom- Lunch & Dinner (VGT/ VG/ GF)
  • MOJO Kitchen BBQ- Lunch & Dinner (GF)
  • Poe’s Tavern- Lunch & Dinner (VGT/GF)
  • Salt Life Food Shack- Lunch & Dinner (GF)
  • Taco Lu- Lunch & Dinner (VG)


    • 4 Rivers Smoke House- Lunch & Dinner (GF)
    • Blue Bamboo Restaurant- Lunch & Dinner (VG/ GF)
    • Corner Bistro and wine bar- Lunch & Dinner (VG)
    • European Street Café- Lunch & Dinner (VG)
    • JJ’s Bistro de Paris- Lunch & Dinner (VG)
    • Marker 32- Dinner (GF)
    • Seasons 52: Dinner (VGT/ VG)

    Locally sourced and sustainable restaurants:

    • 13 Gypsies
    • Black Sheep Restaurant
    • Grassroots Natural Market
    • Green Erth Bistro
    • Native Suns Natural Foods Market
    • Strings Sports Brewery

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