Veggie St. Pete

We take the guesswork out of finding vegetarian- and veg-friendly dining spots in downtown St. Petersburg

Cafe Ten-O-One May 22, 2011

Filed under: Vegetarian Options — beatlebird @ 6:10 pm
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Cafe Ten-o-One is about as close to traditional diner food as downtown St Pete might come: after all, these are the same folks who one once operated the storied H&D Cafeteria in the old Northeast Shopping Center back in the 1950s and 1960s. Of course, burgers, fried  chicken, patty melts and salisbury steak are king here, but the Cafe has graciously added vegetarian offerings to its lunch and dinner menus. You’ll find a veggie wrap, veggie burger (with all fixings available), vegetarian quesadilla, and loaded potato skins (ask them to omit the bacon). Of course there is a variety of soups, salads (also ask if the taco salad can be made without taco meat) and french fries (cheese or no cheese); tater tots, and black beans and rice.

Beer and wine available. Catering and lunch delivery offered. Breakfast served daily.

Hours: M-F Serving Breakfast 7:30am-10:30am
Sat & Sun Serving Breakfast 8:00am – 2:00pm
Lunch Served Daily from 11:00am – 2:00pm

1001 First Avenue N


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Central Avenue Oyster Bar May 18, 2011

Filed under: Vegetarian Options — beatlebird @ 1:20 pm

It is exactly as the name implies – an oyster (and seafood) bar, so not a lot of vegetarian options abound. But there is a caprese salad on the menu, as well as a Caesar, and garlic mashed potatoes, spinach, and mixed vegetables (as sides). Desserts, among them a triple-chocolate cake, sound hearty and delicious.

Live music; Sunday brunch; reservations accepted.
249 Central Avenue



400 Beach Seafood and Tap House April 13, 2011

Filed under: Vegetarian Options — beatlebird @ 3:45 pm

Relying heavily on a lineup full of meat and seafood, there simply isn’t much in the way of vegan options, but vegetarians could select from the 400 Beach salad, Tap House Caesar salad, and a variety of side dishes including stir-fried veggies, creamed spinach, and new potato hash. Full bar and indoor and outdoor seating available along picturesque Beach Drive (especially charming at night).

400 Beach Drive NE.


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Red Mesa Cantina

Filed under: Vegetarian Options — beatlebird @ 3:30 pm

This bustling, hip place has attractive indoor and outdoor (by a fountain) seating, inside and outside bars, and attentive staff. Vegans may order the tamarind-marinated tofu tacos (but ask to omit the cheese), fried yuca or plantains, chips & salsa, and seasonal vegetables. Lots of vegetarian (not vegan) items to choose from including tofu burrito and potato taquitos. Keep in mind that the cheese dip that comes with chips has beef in it.  The margaritas are generous and dessert is also available.

128 Third Street S.



Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant March 14, 2011

Filed under: Vegetarian Options — beatlebird @ 8:19 pm

A traditional Spanish tapas bar located just steps from the park and the bay. Although the concept of tapas relies heavily on meats and seafoods, vegetarians can order appetizers such as baba ghanoush, huevos rellenos, ensalallada rusa, and esparragos. Vegans may choose from gazpacho, marinated artichokes, and a selection of meatless salads dressed in olive oil. No vegan desserts available, but ask your server if fruit could be provided. Lunch, dinner, brunch, and “Tapas Tuesdays,” including sangria.

10 Beach Drive

(727) 209-2299

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Angie’s Cafe

Filed under: Vegetarian Options — beatlebird @ 2:58 am
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Angie’s is in a tiny little blue hut just outside the entrance to Jannus Live, the music venue in Jannus Landing. There is also a new seating section in an air-conditioned annex. Eat in, or take meals away from this Greek spot. Features some vegetarian options such as falafel, grilled cheese sandwiches, fried mushrooms and Greek salads. Vegan options are hummus with pita. Ask first if the mushrooms, french fries and onion rings are fried in the same oil as fish and chicken. Soft drinks and beer only.

200 First Avenue N


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The Moon Under Water

Filed under: Vegetarian Options — beatlebird @ 2:42 am
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Upscale British-style Colonial Tavern located on a prime strip of Beach Drive, facing Straub Park. This restaurant is situated on the site of a former nursing home. Has some vegan appetizers such as corn & black bean salsa; hummus & pita; some vegetarian entrees such as grilled cheese, and tofu & vegetable curry. You may need to ask your wait staff if the salads can be veganized and which, if any, of the dressings are vegan. Full liquor, beer, & wine available.

Open Sun – Thurs: 11:00am to 11pm
Fri – Sat 11:00am to 12am
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 3pm-7pm

332 Beach Drive


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