Goin' Back to Gainesville

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Goin
Back
to Gainesville And we re back! Gainesville had so
much deliciousness to offer that we had to come up
Mediterranean food is always a
great option for health
with round 2! So if you re on a road trip, taking a tour conscious and veggie travelers.
of Florida or taking a guided tour of the local colleges AndGyro Plusis no exception.
for future enrollment, you gotta make it a point to
A few doors down from Karma
dine at one or more of these yummeries!
and dawgs, this Greek spot has
a giant menu and a majority of
it is veg-friendly. Fresh, full of
flavor and lots of options, you
One thing I miss living in
If you're lookin' for that college
can't go wrong here! My fave,
California is fabulous Cuban
vibe, look no further thenGator
the Veggie Kibbi Sandwich! (it
food. Of course, being from
Dawgs. A ginormous variety of
has mashed potatoes in it!!)
Miami, i get my fill at least once
burgers, hot dogs and
Lastly but not leastly on
a year. Popping intoFlaco's
sandwiches with all sorts of
Gainesville's veg-friendly mile
Cuban Bakerywas an extra
toppings along with a good
isLeonardo's 706. With a
special treat! And that's
selection for veg heads ; )
proper restaurant, a pizzeria by
because I got to eat more then
Pretty much any dog or burger
the slice spot and a bistro,
my usual black beans, rice and
can be vegified so be sure you
you've got 3 options for
plantains! They've got tempeh
come in with an appetite! Oh,
deliciousness. At the 706
pastelitos, empanadas, veggie
and save room for tater tots!
location, a sit down eatery, the
and vegan sandwiches like the
Right next door to the dawgs,
menu offers up plenty of
sunshine sandwich which is like
you'll findKarma Cream. And I
goodies for all sorts of diners.
a vegan cuban sandwich made
have to say that it's one of my
For me, and folks like me, they
with tempeh (hold the cheese),
favorite ice cream shops in the
even have tofu and vegan
salads and lots of delicious,
country as they have a TON of
options like spicy black bean
traditional Cuban sides. If
vegan ice creams and topping
soup and a whole host of
you're a fiend for Cuban food
options. Additionally, all of their
veganizable pizzas. Using all
like I am, then Flaco's is a
flavors are super unique and
locally sourced ingredients, this
must!
the whole establishment is eco-
eatery also boasts live jazz and
Now I take you to a part of town
friendly and supports fair trade.
cocktails ; ) Bistro 1245 is more
I like to called the veg-friendly
They also have a great veg
of a wine bar with gourmet
mile. West University Avenue is
menu with sandwiches, salads
dishes but again, they don't
chock full of restaurants with
and snacks along with tasty, all
disappoint in the special diet
many of them offering
vegan baked goods. I went a
category like their spicy tofu stir
awesome veggie options. It's
little crazy and ordered up a
fry! And their pizza by the slice
so easy to find and so hard to
huge vegan cookie dough ice
location has vegan pies and
make a decision on where to
cream sundae complete with
slices available all day long!
chow down!
hot fudge and vegan whipped
So that's a wrap for this trip to
cream! Heaven!!
Gainesville but there are plenty

more places I missed. I can't wait to come back with an empty stomach and tell you
more about Gainesville goodies!