Today we are going to be going on a deep dive into where to find healthy food and restaurants in Baton Rouge. We will try to cover all of the best places to get nutritious food in your area so that you can feel as good as possible after your meal.
Kicking things off will be the best local vegan and vegetarian restaurants. Mom always told you to eat your vegetables, well you certainly will be able to at these great venues.
Then we will get into some other healthy restaurants near you, plus discuss good salad bars and restaurants with good soups. Baton Rouge health food stores and markets will follow them up, buying nutritious foods and cooking meals yourself is a great way to know just how good your diet really is.
Smoothies and juice shops will come next, and we will get you out of here with a few gluten free bakeries that should also have plenty of low sugar sweets and treats. Stick around for our local healthy foods map at the end that will have all the places we mention throughout the post pinned on it.
Plus you are welcome to read our other posts on the region at that link if you are interested.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
Some of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Baton Rouge would be:
Vegan Friendly Foods began serving vegan food near you and around the South a few years ago. MJ’s Café provides the freshest farm-to-table plant-based culinary innovations and their menu has something for everyone from soups to salads to sandwiches, all while embracing a variety of cultures. Catering is available on request.
Baton Rouge Healthy Restaurants
More healthy restaurants in your area are:
- Green Heart Meals at 7731 Perkins Rd #175
- Ava Street Café at 5207 Essen Ln
- Bay Leaf Indian Cuisine at 5160 S Sherwood Forest Blvd
- Clean Creations at 18303 Perkins Rd E #409
- Serop’s Express at 535 Main St
Green Heart Meals devotes time and effort to creating ready-to-eat meals using locally sourced fresh ingredients and to make things even easier for you they deliver right to your door.
To make guests feel at ease Ava Street Café exclusively serves fresh and healthy meals.
Bay Leaf Indian Cuisine makes everything fresh utilizing the highest quality ingredients and the freshest veggies while providing a lunch buffet, supper, and takeout service.
Fresh and healthy gourmet meals using high-quality ingredients can be found at Clean Creations who can also prepare special menus for dietary constraints such as gluten-free, paleo, vegetarian, or vegan.
Serop’s Express offers delicious and healthy dishes that are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free as well as free of preservatives, animal fat, MSG, and stock. Heart-healthy, low-cholesterol, unsaturated fats, and white carbohydrates are also on their agenda.
Salad Bars Near You
These local salad bars should have plenty of nutritious foods to choose from:
- The Salad Station at 1109 C M Fagan
- Newk’s Eatery at 7211 Blvd #B
- Albasha at 4520 S Sherwood Forest Blvd
- Ingas Subs Salads at 254 W Chimes St
Many green salads including romaine, iceberg, baby spinach, spring mix, kale, and more are prepared at The Salad Station. The kitchen of the Newk’s Eatery family has been providing ultimate, southern, shrimp and avocado, cobb, black and bleu, newk’s favorite, Caesar, Greek, and garden salads for nearly two decades.
The Albasha Greek & Lebanese Restaurant is known for their salads.
These restaurants are known for their great soups:
- Sushi Masa at 5837 Essen Lane
- Umami Japanies Bistro at 3930 Burbank Dr
- Parrains Seafood at 3225 Perkins Rd
Sushi Masa specializes in handcrafted nigiri, sashimi, salads, and a variety of other delectable delicacies. Miso soup, kanpeki ramen, and seafood ramen are available at Umami Japanies Bistro.
Parrains Seafood sells crab and corn bisque, seafood gumbo, etouffee cups, and soup of the day bowls.
Health Food Stores & Markets
Pick out your own produce at these Baton Rouge health food stores and markets:
- Our Daily Bread at 9414 Florida Blvd
- Old Paths at 13623 Hooper Rd
- Fit Blendz at 9611 Maurice avenue Mauric
- Lucys Health Foods at 9880 Bluebonnet Blvd
- Whole Foods Market at 7529 Corporate Blvd
Smoothies & Juice Shops
There are plenty of smoothie and juice shops near you:
- Paradise Smoothie at 1295 N Sherwood Forest Dr
- The Big Squeezy at 3043-B Perkins Rd
- Main Squeeze Juice Co. Ben Hur at 411 Ben Hur Rd #123E
- Smoothie Kings at 4965 Government St
Paradise Smoothie has over 15 years selling delicious smoothies in your area. Smoothie Kings uses only whole fruits and organic vegetables, never syrups, artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives.
Gluten Free Bakeries In Your Area
Enjoy some fresh baked goodness at these gluten free bakeries in Baton Rouge:
- Nothing Bundt Cakes at 7620 Corporate Blvd #D
- Coffee Joy at 3617 Perkins Rd
- Small Cakes Baton Rouge at 18135 E Petroleum Dr
Nothing Bundt Cakes employs only the best ingredients including real eggs, butter, and cream cheese to make tiered bundtcakes, bundtlet towers, and bundtins. Coffee Joy makes gluten-free cakes, bagels, cookies, macaroons, tiramisu, cinnamon rolls, and sutlac.
You can also read our posts on:
- The Best New Orleans Vegan Restaurants
- The Best Houston Vegan Restaurants
- The Best Memphis Vegan Restaurants
- The Best Jackson Vegan Restaurants
Enjoy Eating Healthy In Baton Rouge
We wish we had more to share but for now that is all we’ve got. After reading about all of those local vegan and vegetarian restaurants, other healthy restaurants, salad bars, places to get great soup, health food stores and markets, smoothies and juice shops, and gluten free bakeries in your area it shouldn’t be hard for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
While we try our best to keep these posts updated it isn’t easy, if you noticed anything incorrect on this page please let us know in the comments. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in Baton Rouge.