Top five vegan brunch spots in South Florida

The organic food industry has been growing around the country, and South Florida is no exception. Transparency in the ingredients in the food we eat has been an essential factor in many people’s choice to lead a vegan lifestyle, and Miami’s vegan community has restaurant options now more than ever. Some of the trendiest places in South Florida offer consumers a balance between tasty and guilt-free dishes. Going for Sunday brunch with your friends as a vegan or plant-based eater has never been easier because of these delicious all-vegan brunch options. 

Voted “Best Veggie burger in America.” (Alejandra Carralero/SFMN)

Love Life Cafe
545 NW 26th St.
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 456-4148

Love Life Cafe is the place to go for vegan comfort food in Wynwood. The menu is varied, from pizza to burgers to dessert. This plant-based eatery has it all. The location is bright and airy, with many plants for decoration. It is the perfect place for brunch with a group of friends. All the dishes are vegan and average $15 per item. The chef prides himself on making all the dishes as nutrient-dense as possible. 

Cuban french toast with organic berries (Alejandra Carralero/SFMN)

Vegan Cuban Cuisine
9640 SW 72nd St
Miami, FL 33173
(786) 391-1542

This quaint restaurant specializes in vegan Cuban food. They offer a wide variety of pastries and sandwiches. The all-day breakfast menu makes this restaurant the perfect place for brunch. They exclusively have outdoor seating, which is decorated with lush greenery. Vegan Cuban Cuisine is the only place in Miami that makes vegan Cuban-style pizza. Prices range from $3 for a pastry to $15 for a sandwich.

Crispy rice with spicy ahi watermelon and avocado (Alejandra Carralero/SFMN)

3015 Grand Ave Suite 201
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(786) 600-2835

Since its inception in 2016, PLANTA has been a go-to spot for plant-based Floridians. Specializing in Asian-inspired food, this restaurant’s menu is packed with flavor. From ahi watermelon to truffle fried rice, all the dishes in this restaurant are plant-based and delicious. The Coconut Grove location is decorated with velvet and tropical patterns, making it the perfect backdrop for a photo. Prices range from $6 to $25. 

Aguacate Sanctuary of Love
12100 SW 43rd St
Miami, FL 33175
(786) 774-7339

Aguacate serves as an organic fruit farm, animal sanctuary, and vegan juice bar. Every meal on the menu is vegan and includes vegan variations of classic Cuban meat dishes like the Cuban bowl, which includes vegan beef picadillo and the vegan pan con bistec (steak sandwich). Aguacate also hosts yoga classes and sells homegrown vegetables and fruits, and lets all animals roam free as you eat your meal and explore the sanctuary. The sanctuary dispels the idea that being healthy has to be expensive as their prices range from $5 to $13 for their most expensive dishes.

Organic Food King’s vegan fully loaded fries (Victoria Fonseca/SFMN)

Organic Food Kings All Vegan
3246 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33127
(786) 670-6850

Organic Food Kings is an all-vegan restaurant that serves vegan and organic comfort food that is healthy and delicious. It provides a menu full of vegan alternatives without sacrificing taste and presentation. The restaurant serves vegan burgers, wings, tacos, chocolate cake, and more. Organic Food Kings is the place to go when you need tasty fast food that aligns with your eating habits. Prices range from $5 to $25. 

Victoria Fonseca is a senior majoring in Digital Broadcasting with an area of concentration in Hospitality Management. After her studies, she wishes to pursue a career in the entertainment and hospitality field.