Best Vegan Restaurants in Florence

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Don’t be put off by the city’s reputation for Bistecca alla Fiorentina (Florentine steak), Florence has some of the best vegan restaurants in Italy. The quaint Tuscan capital is packed with delicious options for plant-based eaters. Whether you are craving something truly Tuscan, a classic Italian dish, or something fresh and green— you won’t be left hungry while you’re in Firenze.

If you’re looking for something a little more laidback, check out these casual vegan restaurants in Florence.


Located in Piazza Torquato Tasso in oltrarno, Ramerino focuses on plant-based and fish dishes. Their vegan entrees are extremely tasty. The menu changes often but if you happen to be there on a day when they are serving the pumpkin gnocchi, it’s a must-have.

Open for lunch daily and for dinner Friday and Saturday. If you aren’t tempted by any of their homemade vegan sweets, you can cross the piazza to get some of the city’s best sorbet at Gelateria Artigianale La Sorbettiera, all the fruit flavors and the dark chocolate are vegan. 

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As the name suggests, raw is a fully raw vegan restaurant in the heart of the Santo Spirito neighborhood. They always have a fridge full of fresh-pressed juices and raw vegan sweets. They focus on healthy plant-based dishes and slow vegan street food. They have a small patio that’s great for people watching as people flock to the popular Santo Spirito piazza.

Nirvana Vegetarian & Vegan

If you’re looking for classic Italian dishes made vegan, Nirvana is your spot. They do both vegetarian and vegan food, so make sure to specify that you are vegan when ordering. The plant-based carbonara is delicious. Like most traditional Italian restaurants, they offer a special menu for lunch where you pay 10€ for two courses and water. Right across the street

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Liberia Brac

Part book store, part restaurant, Liberia Brac is an ode to the contemporary arts, and the dishes they serve reflect that. The owners Sacha and Melisa are imaginative chefs that specialize in vegetarian and vegan cuisines that look as good as they taste. It’s a great spot to grab a coffee during the day and share an intimate dinner in the evening.

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5 e Cinque

This slow food vegetarian restaurant is not to be missed. Everything is fatto al mano, or handmade with ingredients coming from local producers. You can truly taste the love that goes into each and every dish that they make. While the restaurant is vegetarian, there is always a selection of vegan options. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful, so just let them know you are looking for vegan options and they will explain everything to you.

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La Pepiniere

A place that you’ll want to return to time and time again. This organic vegetarian restaurant is one of the best in the city. It has a range of Italian classics alongside contemporary fusion dishes. While it’s a vegetarian restaurant, they offer plenty of vegan dishes and their pizzas can all be made with vegan cheese. 

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