Top 8 Vegan Restaurants in Cape Coral, Florida

December 9th, 2021 by
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As more and more people turn toward a plant-based diet, chefs use their creative talents to incorporate vegan and vegetarian options into their menus. Fortunately, Fort Myers and Cape Coral, Florida, have several restaurants that offer a full vegan menu or several vegan options to satisfy anyone’s palate. Here’s a list of our team at Fort Myers Mitsubishi’s top eight vegan restaurants.

Masala Mantra

4518 Del Prado Blvd. S, Cape Coral, Florida 

With a passion for using fresh ingredients and authentic Indian spices, Masala Mantra offers diners a special vegetarian and vegan menu. Of course, you can order from their main menu with dishes using chicken, seafood, goat, lamb, and dairy. For those wanting vegan, order chickpea samosas, basmati rice with layers of spices and vegetables, or a variety of vegan curry dishes. 

BJ’s Bites

1806 Del Prado Blvd. S, Cape Coral, Florida 

BJ’s Bites offers a vegan and gluten-free menu with creative and tasty dishes that surprise the palate and nourish the body. Savor a sandwich served on gluten-free bread with toppings such as fried eggplant, barbecued tofu, or roasted cauliflower. Enjoy a bowl of baked macaroni with vegan cheese or the mashed potato bowl with mushroom gravy and fried Brussels sprouts. Save room for dessert with dairy-free ice cream or a gluten-free cookie.

Ceno Grille

1715 Cape Coral Parkway W, Cape Coral, Florida 

As you savor the vegan and vegetarian offerings at Ceno Grille, you’ll feel like you’re on vacation along the Mediterranean Sea. Serving Greek and Italian-style food, vegans and vegetarians can find plenty of satisfying dishes to enjoy. For starters, you can have the village salad with Kalamata olives, cucumbers, feta cheese, and olives, or the fried mozzarella cheese served with marinara sauce.

Vegetarian entree choices include ravioli filled with cheese or spanakopita with fresh spinach and feta cheese. On a cool evening, warm up with a bowl of white bean and tomato soup, or create your pasta with marinara sauce and loads of vegetables. 

Cafe YOU

1423 SE 10th St, Cape Coral, Florida 

Take a trip “down under” to eat vegan and gluten-free menu items from the Australian-style cafe, Cafe YOUHave a fun meal listening to the wait staff use Australian idioms in a chic yet shabby atmosphere. Start your day with a breakfast of toast and avocado, a hummus wrap, or a roasted vegetable breakfast bowl. Lunch items include salads filled with various fresh vegetables and quinoa, a black bean patty topped with creamy avocado, or the Thai green curry bowl with vegetables and coconut curry.


6881 Daniels Parkway, #105, Fort Myers, Florida | 1831 NE Pine Island Road, #150, Cape Coral, Florida 

Think of superfoods when you eat at UhmazeBowls. This restaurant specializes in bowls of healthy foods, including acai, pitaya, green, and poke bowls. Choose your base bowl and add your favorite toppings such as fruit, blended greens, and nut milk. The poke bowls have toppings such as tofu, warm rice, seeds, and cut vegetables.

You can also order fruit smoothies, a variety of toasts and toppings, and your favorite flavor of kombucha. If you plan on staying for a few days or longer in the Fort Myers area, check out this list of the best resorts to stay at.

Nice Guys Pizza

1334 E. Cape Coral Parkway, Cape Coral, Florida 

Even vegans and vegetarians enjoy eating pizza. While most pizzas come smothered with gooey cheese and slices of meat, you can order a pie with vegan cheese and fresh vegetables at Nice Guys Pizza. Start your vegan meal with a bowl of marinated olives served with aromatic herbs, hummus with pita chips, or a house salad with a white balsamic dressing.

Have fun building your vegan pizza with extensive offerings of vegetable toppings, or order a specialty one such as the Vegan General Tso with vegan cheese, vegan chik’n, broccoli, and pineapple. Or, branch out and savor the Vegan Truffle Shuffle with a trio of onions, nutritional yeast, vegan cheese, and black truffle oil.

Thai Nawa Cuisine

814 SW Pine Island Road, Suite 312, Cape Coral, Florida 

So much of Thai cuisine utilizes fresh vegetables and fragrant grains, making it easy to find vegan and vegetarian options at Thai Nawa Cuisine. Appetizers include spring rolls filled with tasty vegetables and served with sweet and sour sauce or warm sweet and sour soup with glass noodles, tofu, and vegetables.

Zesty curries come with coconut milk, loads of vegetables, and green, yellow, or red curry powder. You can fill it up with various fried rice, noodle, or stir-fried dishes. Try the seasonal sweet and tangy mango sticky rice to satisfy your sweet tooth. 

Green Cup Cafe

1412 Dean St., Suite 100, Fort Myers, Florida 

Head to downtown Fort Myers to enjoy vegan food, boba teas, and organic coffee at the Green Cup Cafe. Begin your meal with a cup of hot or iced coffee or tea to go with your acai bowl, salad, or healthy sandwich. Imagine the briny taste of a vegan lobster roll made with marinated hearts of palm and vegan mayonnaise, the creaminess of an avocado bagel, or a mushroom Philly sandwich.

The Green Cup Cafe offers a variety of salads like the Southwest or Leafy Apple Feta. Try the Buddha bowl with chickpeas, sweet potato, kale, and other crunchy vegetables for a heartier meal. After a fantastic vegan dinner, finish off with a coconut creme boba tea. 

There you have our team at Fort Myers Mitsubishi’s list of the top eight vegan restaurants in our area. Which restaurant was your favorite to eat at? What was your favorite vegan meal? Is there a restaurant specializing in vegan food that we missed? If so, feel free to contact us, and we’ll add your recommendation to the list.

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