The Best Vegan Restaurants in Florianopolis Brazil

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Florianópolis, the captivating island off the coast of Brazil, is known for its breathtaking beaches, and vibrant culture— but what most people don’t know is that it’s also a haven for vegan food.

With a plethora of innovative and diverse vegan restaurants, Florianópolis has firmly established itself as a gastronomic paradise for those seeking conscious and cruelty-free dining options.

From the moment you step foot on the island, it becomes clear that Florianópolis embraces a sustainable lifestyle, and that extends to the culinary scene.

With an emphasis on organic and locally sourced ingredients, vegan restaurants on the island are dedicated to delivering both mouthwatering flavors and a conscious approach to food.

From hearty comfort foods to exquisite gourmet creations, the vegan dining options in Florianópolis are as diverse as they are delicious.

So, get ready to tantalize your taste buds as we delve into the best vegan restaurants in Florianópolis.

The Best Vegan Restaurants in Florianopolis Brazil:

Baruc Natural

Tucked away near the vibrant Mole Beach, Burac Natural Restaurant presents itself as a serene sanctuary for those seeking a nutritious bite to eat in Florianópolis. While the establishment may not be exclusively vegan, it prides itself on offering a generous selection of veg-friendly options, ensuring there’s something delightful for every palate.

The freshly made juices are revitalizing, crafted with care, and utilizing locally sourced ingredients. For those in need of a post-swim snack or a quick pick-me-up, the pastels at Burac Natural are mouthwateringly good.

While the food is incredible, the true highlight of dining at Burac Natural Restaurant is the breathtaking views. The restaurant offers a picturesque panorama of the beach. As you savor your meal, the harmonious symphony of crashing waves serves as a soothing backdrop, creating an unmatched dining experience that stimulates all the senses.

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Lamiró, a restaurant nestled in the beautiful neighborhood of Campeche in Florianópolis, offers an extraordinary experience for individuals seeking vegan cuisine, exceptional coffee, and contemporary art.

With a menu crafted from fresh, organic ingredients, Lamiró doesn’t disappoint with its flavorful dishes. If you’re a coffee lover, they have specialty coffees that are brewed perfectly. The cafe itself is pretty open so you’ll be able to enjoy the fresh island air while enjoying your açai or their famous coconut ice cream.

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Espaço Nutrir

When exploring the vibrant vegan restaurant scene in Florianópolis, Espaço Nutrir stands out as a true gem. This welcoming establishment offers a diverse menu of plant-based delights that are both simple and incredibly tasty.

They offer a buffet that is extremely affordable, (24$R when I was there). You’ll have the chance to try everything from their flavorful mains to mouthwatering desserts, every dish showcases the artistry and deliciousness of vegan cuisine.

The beautiful space creates a serene atmosphere, while the array of juice options, kombuchas, and desserts adds a delightful touch. Espaço Nutrir’s commitment to sustainability and community engagement further enhances the dining experience. Espaço Nutrir is a must-visit destination for vegans in Florianópolis.

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Taboo Tiki Bar

Taboo Tiki Bar is a true treasure among the vegan restaurants in Florianópolis that shouldn’t be missed while you’re on the island. It’s not 100% vegan but it has a plethora of vegan options, including mouthwatering cauliflower wings, tempting nuggets, flavorful rice dishes, and satisfying sandwiches. It’s truly a paradise for plant-based food lovers. The menu is thoughtfully designed to cater to various tastes, so everyone can find something they not only like but love.

To complement the fantastic food, Taboo Tiki Bar also offers a wide range of vegan drink options. The vibrant ambiance, occasional live music, and welcoming staff create a lively and enjoyable atmosphere. For vegans seeking a unique and fulfilling experience, Taboo Tiki Bar is an absolute must-visit.

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Recanto dos Girassóis

Located in the quant fisherman village of Barra da Lagoa, Recanto dos Girassóis is an exceptional vegan-friendly restaurant in Florianópolis. This family-style eatery offers a harmonious blend of traditional Brazilian cuisine and a wide selection of vegetarian and vegan options. From savory chickpea and lentil burgers to mouthwatering aubergine parmigiana, every dish is prepared “homestyle” so it’s like sitting at the kitchen table of a Brazilian family.

The inviting ambiance, rustic yet cozy interior, and friendly staff make every meal there a memorable dining experience. Recanto dos Girassóis definitely gives a genuine taste of Brazilian hospitality.

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Chef Hannah Fontel

For a truly unique experience head to the home of Chef Hannah Fontel.

Dining at her home in the charming residential streets of Campeche is like stepping into a secret garden of culinary exploration. The flavors presented by Chef Hannah are a testament to her creativity and culinary expertise.

Each dish is unique, prepared with precision, and bursting with exquisite flavors. The use of high-quality ingredients, often sourced directly from local farms and sites, adds an extra layer of freshness to the dining experience.

What makes Chef Hannah Fontel truly exceptional is the absence of a fixed menu. With each visit, guests are treated to a new and exciting adventure. The spontaneous creations, showcase the chef’s passion for innovation and her dedication to providing an unforgettable vegan dining experience.

Chef Hannah announces on her Instagram when she’s accepting guests, so be sure to follow her to see when you can pop by for a meal. It should be noted as well that you should bring cash because she doesn’t accept cards, Brazilians can use their pix to pay as well (Pix is the Brazilian version of Venmo).

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This oasis invites you to indulge in a stunning buffet of mouthwatering vegan dishes that will satisfy even the most discerning palates. With ever-changing culinary themes, ranging from vegan sushi to traditional Brazilian bar food made vegan, every visit is a surprise.

The extremely friendly staff and gorgeous garden create a warm and inviting ambiance. While prices may be slightly higher than in other places on the island, the exceptional quality and diverse options truly justify the experience.

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