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Veg, in Sarasota, FL, is the premier restaurant serving Sarasota, Osprey, Nokomis, Siesta Key, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, and surrounding areas since 2010. We specialize in vegan, vegetarian, and pescatarian cuisine, including buffalo cauliflower, bbq jackfruit, Beyond, and Impossible burgers, wild-caught salmon, stir fry, wraps, and much more. For a delicious meal, visit Veg in Sarasota.
$7 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Delivery, Free Wifi, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed March 12, 2021

We stumbled on the restaurant when in the Gateway Ave area. The buffalo cauliflower was outstanding! I also had a portobello volcano and I did not enjoy it. It was too much mix of savory and sweet.( I think it would be better with plain...white potatoes.) I will return and try some other items. The pick up was easy although we had to go in and get the food.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 13, 2021 via mobile

Salmon was bland😢 First time here and ordered the noodle vegetable entree with salmon. The chef left the skin on and put skin side down right on the entree. After taking my first bite I realized that I’d need to remove the skin, yuck!!! Dish...wasn’t average and I don’t know if I’ll give this place a second change.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed March 5, 2020

They serve the impossible (plant based) burger. They grill it which is the best way to present it. I love their scallops. They generally offer de caffeinated ice tea, with fruit flavours, a favorite of mine. I especially love both their fish specials and their...salads. My last salad eaten there was a Caesar salad with fresh seared ahi tuna.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 13, 2020

We have been going to Veg for over 10 years and Monday night I had my first sub par dish. I said that I could not eat it and yet it was not removed from my bill. We have been visiting Veg at least 6...times per year, you will not be seeing us for a long time Mindy. Lots of great options besides VegMore

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 20, 2020

This is a very unassuming place, looks a little bit more like a café but I was surprised at the quality and the presentation of the food. Looking for dairy free and gluten-free food this good? A real challenge No, not cheap. But I’ve been...to a lot of restaurants in Sarasota that also we’re not cheap And the food was disappointing. Not here. (GF)Grilled Mahi-Mahi Tacos-22.99 Three corn tortillas filled with Gulf caught Mahi Mahi, cabbage, pineapple & salsa fresca (GF)Sesame Plum Salmon-23.99 wild Salmon glazed with a sweet & savory Japanese Sesame Plum Sauce. The fourth had a vegan burger. It was a lot of food, but it was on bread? As you can see in the photo. I thought it was funny but she thought it was fabulous .She took half home We had a gluten-free and dairy free dessert that was insane. It had chocolate brownie that was a really nice texture I thought covered with coconut-based vanilla ice cream? And chocolate syrup. Yes I know it sounds ordinary. IT WAS NOT!! I shared it with my friend But when my other two friends saw our eyeballs rolling, they wanted a bite. I didn’t want anyone else to take any. When I said do you want a bite? I didn’t really mean it ha ha HaMore

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed June 17, 2019

We were so excited until our food arrived... so dry and bland with a hefty price tag. bummed.. havent been back....

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Cute little place. There was only one waitress. She was really nice, but they clearly needed someone to help her. As a vegan, I was thrilled to find a place close to where we were saying that had vegan options and I wasn’t disappointed with...the Impossible Club! The Black Mango Ice Tea was really great too. My friend got a Watermelon Cucumber Sangria and it was really yummy. She also got some fudge to go and when we tried it later, I wish I had bought some. It was AMAZING!!More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

I went to Veg for lunch today and ordered shrimp tacos. They were less than ok. The smallish shrimp fall out of the taco.. I like a messy taco, but this was too messy. Worst of all was the shrimp texture. It was dry, chewy...and a lot like cardboard... had to be over cooked too be this dry. The taco dressing/aioli was bitter. I did love the crunch of the cabbage and the the soft corn tortilla. We were so hungry, we ate most of our food despite the cardboard shrimp. I spoke to the waitress twice. Once, about 15 minutes after we had ordered (my daughter was starving and was hoping for a packet of crackers), ... “it’s coming...” was her reply... and then again at the end of the meal where I told her about the shrimp.... her reply asked if we wanted to see a desert menu? I sooo wanted to love this place. Small, cozy, good menu with vegan options. If you put a shrimp taco on your menu, deliver juicy, plump decent sized shrimp, and tasty dressing.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 21, 2019

We enjoyed dinner in this restaurant. It is small, cozy place. As the name implies, it is vegetarian friendly with several choices on the menu. We had the Veg Tower and the Portobello Volcano. Excellent choices. Service was very good. Definitely worth a visit. The...only downside is that the restrooms could use some attention.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 6, 2019

We are normally try to eat vegan or vegetarian but had to try their seafood which was excellent. One of us had the scallops and one of us had the salmon. Both were amazing and highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Veg

  • Yes, Veg offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Veg offers delivery services.

  • Veg is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4