I’m a vegan. Any vegan food suggestions around my Tallahassee apartment?

For vegans and vegetarians like myself, finding a restaurant where we can eat anything on the menu almost never happens. If you're a vegan/vegetarian looking for a restaurant with plenty of options, you have a few choices of restaurants located near Tallahassee apartments. Even still, sometimes, you may want to cook for yourself as well. Let's take a look at the options. 

Sweet Pea Cafe

This spot is located in Northwest Tallahassee and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The cafe is open from 10 am to 9 pm on weekdays and from 10 am to 4 pm on weekends. Sweet Pea Cafe has a large menu full of 100% vegan dishes. If you're not interested in sitting down to eat, you can take your order to go by placing it through their website.

The Bark

Located near Southwest Tallahassee apartments, The Bark is a popular spot for FSU students to grab a bite to eat for lunch or dinner. The Bark is known for frequent live music and has been described as having a funky "hipster vibe," which is clear from the interior design and paintings on the walls. If you're out late and need somewhere to eat, The Bark is open later than the typical vegan/vegetarian restaurant until 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. 


Looking for something on the sweeter side? An amazing vegan alternative to ice cream is acai, and Vale has plenty of it. Customize yours to your liking. Even if acai isn't for you, though, Vale offers vegan/vegetarian entree options as well. With several locations, there should be one somewhat nearby, no matter the neighborhood your Tallahassee apartment is in. Even if you're not within walking distance, there are plenty of apartments in Tallahassee that are close to public transportation. This is helpful for vegans and vegetarians who don't drive but still want to go out to eat. 

Home-Cooked Meals

Most vegans and vegetarians cook for themselves quite often, considering that they have somewhat of a limited diet, myself included. That doesn't mean they are restricted or that their food is bland, though. Home-cooked vegetarian meals can be cheap, easy to prepare, and delicious. If you're new to eating vegan or vegetarian, going out to eat is a great way to learn what you like regarding vegan food, but it can be expensive and unsustainable after a while. 

If you're interested in learning how to prepare your own vegan meals, you're in luck. There are countless books, blogs and Youtube videos that will teach you to make incredible vegan dishes that are so good you can't even tell that they're vegan. Plus, cooking a vegan meal gives you the chance to use your Tallahassee apartment's kitchen and refrigerator. 

Whether you decide to go out to eat or cook a meal yourself, there are vegan-friendly options in Tallahassee. Being a vegan or vegetarian doesn't have to be difficult and in Tallahassee it's not!

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