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 place to dine while out shopping at the St. Johns Town Center, check out Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails. With separate gluten free, vegan and vegetarian menus you can choose from their velvety carrot soup with charred kale pesto, seared tofu with pepper-onion jam, Brussels sprouts and olive oil bread crumbs, and much more! 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)
  • Magnificat Café- Lunch (VG/VGT)
  • Kazu Sushi Burrito- Lunch & Dinner (VG/VGT)
  • Zodiac Bar and Grill – 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)
  • Chomp Chomp- Lunch & Dinner (VG/ VGT)
  • Corner Taco- Lunch & Dinner (VG/ VGT/GF)
  • European Street Café- Lunch & Dinner (VG)
  • Hovan Mediterranean Gourmet- Lunch & Dinner (VGT/ VG)
  • M Shack-Lunch & Dinner (VG/VGT/GF)
  • 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)
  • M Shack-Lunch & Dinner (VG/VGT/GF)


  • Azurea- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (VG/ GF)
  • Delicomb – Breakfast & Lunch (VGT/ VG)
  • M Shack-Lunch & Dinner (VG/VGT/GF)
  • 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)
  • The Tea Haus- Breakfast & Lunch (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)
  • Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails- Lunch & Dinner (VGT/ VG/GF)
  • Ovinte- Dinner (VG/VGT/GF)
  • Poms Signature Restaurant- Dinner (VG/ GF)
  • Seasons 52: Dinner (VGT/ VG)
  • Taverna Yamas Greek Cuisine- Lunch & Dinner (VG)

Locally sourced and sustainable restaurants:

  • Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails
  • 13 Gypsies
  • Black Sheep Restaurant
  • Grassroots Natural Market
  • Green Erth Bistro
  • Native Suns Natural Foods Market
  • Trellises at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
  • Strings Sports Brewery

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