Sometimes it can be difficult to plan a vacation when you have specific dietary needs or preferences. If you are someone that prefers a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, here are the top three establishments in the Orlando area that will definitely meet your needs, and also excite your palate!

Ethos Vegan Kitchen
Ethos Vegan Kitchen is an independently owned, full-vegan restaurant in Central Florida that provides vegan beer and wine, plus vegan bakery items. Their goal is to showcase the variety, freshness and flavor of vegan dining. If you are looking to improve the diversity of your vegan cuisine while getting good food at a reasonable price in a comfortable atmosphere, then you should definitely plan a trip to Ethos! My Menu Pick: The Hippie Wrap.

Market on South
Market on South is a shared market space in the Milk District that includes a restaurant, bakery and bar that offer a full plant-based dining and beverage menu, including BBQ and desserts. They are also currently the home of Dixie Dharma and Valhalla Bakery. If you are looking for a tasty bite – as well as beautiful, artisan-crafted baked goods – you have got to check out the Market on South. My Menu Pick: Florida Fried Green Tomato.

Dandelion Communitea Café
Dandelion Café is a local, organic, eco-friendly eatery with a vegan- and celiac-friendly menu! This cafe also has many cool community events, including monthly art openings and weekly spoken word showcases. If you are looking for awesome community, as well as a plate that is diverse, Dandelion is definitely the café for you!  My Menu Pick: Sweet Potato Burrito