Seven Spots for Vegan Brunch
With the growth in demand for vegan dining, more local menus feature plant-based dishes these days, and brunch is no exception. Looking for alternatives to eggs and bacon? These area eateries are cooking up some inventive cuisine that's bound to satisfy even the hungriest vegan.
Southern Roots Filling Station - You can't go wrong with a Blisscuit, with tofu egg, avocado & live kraut on a cheezy garlic biscuit.
1275 King Street, Jacksonville, FL. 32204 904-513-4726
Manatee Cafe - Try the Scrambled Tofu with a variety of vegetables, served with toast and choice of salad, hash browns or grits will hit the spot.
525 S.R. 16 #106 (Westgate Plaza), St. Augustine (904) 826-0210
Green Erth Bistro - Planning a brunch picnic? Include the Tempeh Wrap: organic tempeh marinated in house dressing, served with diced tomato, onion and organic greens wrapped in lavash
1520 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville (904) 398-9156
German Schnitzel Haus - Admit it, this may be the last place you would look for vegan options. But they have a full plant-based brunch menu, with dishes such as "chicken" and waffles and biscuits and gravy, featuring ingredients from The Zen Butcher Company.
13475 Atlantic Blvd, Suite 40, Jacksonville, (904) 221-9700
Uptown Kitchen and Bar - Every good brunch should feature some dishes from the griddle, like these two: Buckwheat Pancakes, served with strawberry compote and French Toast made with gluten-free bread and maple syrup on the side.
1303 North Main Street, Jacksonville (904) 355-0734
Present Moment Cafe - Try the Buddha Bowl, for a warm, hearty offering of grains, legumes and vegetables.
224 West King Street, St. Augustine (904) 827-4499
Foo Dog Curry Traders - Give the Crispy Jackfruit Nuggets a try: young green jackfruit marinated in house made Moorish-style curry, breaded and fried to a golden brown, served with house made curry ketchup
869 Stockton Street, Jacksonville (904) 551 - 0327