Quick Guide to Vegan/Vegetarian Eats in Gainesville

Sammantha Rials
Food offered from the Civilization's France Special

Heading to Gainesville for a little get-away? Do you plan on going to college in Gainesville? Do you know somebody who does or will be?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions OR you want some tips on eating vegan/vegetarian while in Gainesville, then keep reading. 

Gainesville is home to the highest ranking college in Florida, University of Florida, as well as Santa Fe college. Given this, Gainesville has several great food spots but it can be harder for those who follow a vegan or vegetarian diet to find good places to eat. Below are some of the best vegan/vegetarian eateries and restaurants in Gainesville. 


East End Eatery

The East End Eatery offers vegan and vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and brunch options. 

East End Eatery Meal


Daily Green

All eaters are welcome at Daily Green, however they have some great vegan and vegetarian options available. On top of that, they also offer gluten-free and paleo options.

Daily Green Food



Civilization is a restaurant that offers high-quality food and vegan and vegetarian options. Each week there are different specials, with the goal of incorporating cuisines from around the world. 

Civilization Meal


Karma Cream

Karma Cream specializes in vegan ice cream and other goodies but they also offer vegan sandwiches as well. This is a great spot for a healthy, vegan dessert or quick snack.

Tasty treats from Karma Cream


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Main Image: Civilization