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Shandal's Vegetarian Cafe

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520 Capitol Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06606-5255
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegan Options
520 Capitol Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06606-5255
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

I work with a friend from Grenada. He's always looking for Caribbean places and stumbled on this place when getting his haircut. He said it's a vegan place and I have to try it! I am not a vegan....but I'm always up for something new....so...More

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed April 20, 2017

I have lived in Faifield county my entire life. A few years ago while driving up Capital Avenue I saw a sign saying vegetarian and wandered inside. I wish I knew about Shandal's sooner - I go weekly now! The atmosphere may turn some off...More

Thank LEK10000
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to Shandal's before a hockey game. Super mellow hole in the wall. Shandal guided us through our dinner selections. The Lima beans and potatoes were incredible. Tons of character and charm. Will be back!

Thank Joe B
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Echoing the other reviews, this place is completely enjoyable regardless of whether you eat meat or live vegan. Let him choose the popular items for you in either a four or six item tray. Several items were surprisingly good and I would not not have...More

Thank Jeff V
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Great variety, chef/owner was wonderful. Food was fantastic!! Stop by for takeout or small dining area experience! Perfect for lunch spot!

Thank martini3434
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Shandal's is the best vegetarian restaurant in Bridgeport, hands down. It's not beautiful - it's a real hole in the wall. It took me YEARS before I came here because I always thought it was closed. Shandal is the nicest man. He's the definition of...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

I drive through Capital Avenue often and noticed a little "home in the wall" that is Shandals. I think most people are turned off when they see juice bars or ethnic food that's neither Italian or Chinese. But this place knocked my socks off! The...More

Thank Raymojay
Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

If you think you won't (don't) like vegetarian food, boy are you in for a treat. I'm not a vegetarian but if this place represents vegetarian cuisine, I would convert tomorrow. Everything is fresh, tasty and and seasoned perfectly. Shandal is a gentleman and terrific...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed December 27, 2014

We went to Shandal in Bridgeport and were pleasantly surprised. He had a dozen different items to choose from, including two pastas, two or maybe three vegetable dishes, a couple of different rice dishes, four very different protein dishes, and fried plantains. The proteins included...More

Thank MiriamBirdwatcher
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 520 Capitol Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06606-5255
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport
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