Being vegan is increasingly mainstream. It is easier than ever (in major cities), to find vegan options at most restaurants. Vegan clothes are easy to find and order. Vegan niche stores and cafes are popping up. Even Ben and Jerry's ice cream has vegan options now!
It is a good time to be vegan or
WHAT: Community Cafe
WHERE: 2444 Central Ave, St. Petersburg
PRICE: About $50 for two, including tip. We had a big meal that included french toast, two tofu scramble burritos, beer, kombucha, and a milkshake. You could definitely get away with ordering less and leave full, but we wanted to indulge a little.
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WHAT: Falafel Cafe
WHERE: Clearwater, just off US 19
PRICE: $26 for 2 people, including tip.
2 Falafel Platters (sandwich with 2 sides), including 2 cups of lentil soup, fries, soup, and salad. 1 canned Pepsi and 1 bottled water.
Falafel Cafe is a small restaurant in a strip mall. It has outdoor seating but we don't recommend
WHAT: Ethos Vegan Kitchen
WHERE: 601-B South New York Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 - This is in the Orlando area, but totally worth the drive. We have done it often just for this restaurant.
PRICE: About $65 for two cups of Tomato Basil Soup, Garlic Knots, a strawberry milkshake, a beer, two sandwiches (Meatball Sub and Samson Burger) with mashed potatoes