Over the next few minutes you should be learning quite a bit about healthy food and restaurants in Jacksonville. Our main objective is to cover as much as we can so that you will be able to buy nutritious foods in your area and feel great when your next meal is finished.
The best vegan and vegetarian restaurants near you will get the ball rolling and vegetable lovers are not lacking for options here. More healthy restaurants will come next in addition to nice salad bars and soup restaurants.
Buying nutritious ingredients at Jacksonville health food stores and markets is a fantastic way to figure out just how healthy your diet really is. Smoothies and juice stores will get a quick shout out, and then a few gluten free bakeries with lots of fresh baked low sugar sweets and treats will round out the post.
Expect to find a local healthy foods map towards the conclusion that will help you locate all of the places we mention throughout the article. And we have written about numerous cities around the Southeast that you can check out at that link if interested.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
There are some really good vegan and vegetarian restaurants in your area like:
- Homespun Kitchen at 299-2 Atlantic Blvd
- Vegan Cafe Jax at 2624 Atlantic Blvd #3
- Southern Roots Filling Station at 1275 King St
- Murray Hillbilly at 1044 Edgewood Ave S
- True Food Kitchen at 5205 Big Island Dr
Homespun Kitchen makes tasty and nutritious vegan and vegetarian dishes near you from scratch. A broad range of flavorful selections, homemade bowls, burgers, and soups are offered at Vegan Café Jaxx.
Southern Roots Filling Station serves vegan and vegetarian breakfast and lunch items along with good coffee and other beverages.
Award winning vegan Southern comfort foods and local plant based meals that are made from natural and fresh ingredients are available at Murray Hillbilly.
True Food Kitchen is a laid back eco chic restaurant serving healthy meals with vegan options starting at 11am on weekdays and 10am on weekends.
Jacksonville Healthy Restaurants
There are plenty more healthy restaurants in Jacksonville like:
- Kathy’s Table at 7035 Philips Hwy #3
- Hakka Kitchen at 14474 Beach Blvd
- Tossgreen at 4668 Town Crossing Dr #105
- Vitality Bowls at 1516 3rd St N
Kathy’s Table specializes in gluten free and dairy free dishes, desserts, and juices. A healthy menu of veggie centric foods and drinks near you are offered at Hakka Kitchen.
Tossgreen provides tasty and nutritious alternatives. Vitality Bowls is a super food café specializing in tasty and healthful acai bowls as well as antioxidant rich menu items including smoothies and fresh juices.
Salad Bars In Your Area
You can always get a nutritious meal at one of these salad bars near you:
You can build your own bowls at Pokebowl Salad. Clara’s Tidbits Restaurant prepares soups, salads, and sandwiches in a relaxed old fashioned setting.
Noodles and Company from our next list is known to make great salads in Jacksonville too.
Really good soups can be found at these restaurants:
- Noodles & Company at 4624 Town Crossing Dr
- European Street Café at 1704 San Marco Blvd
- PK Noodles at 11925 Beach Blvd #204
- Crane Ramen at 1029 Park St
Noodles and Company serves fresh vegetables, soups, salads, pasta meals, and international noodles ranging from mac ‘n’ cheese to Pad Thai.
German inspired soups, stacked sandwiches, and pastries are available at European Street Café. PK Noodles makes classic pho noodle soups, rice meals, and Vietnamese sandwiches.
You will probably be satisfied if you try Crane’s handmade ramen noodles that are topped with locally sourced ingredients. Clara’s Tidbits Restaurant and Vegan Café Jaxx from our other lists are both good options for high quality soups in your area.
Health Food Stores & Markets
Buy your own fresh fruits and vegetables at these local health food stores and markets:
- Grassroots Natural Market at 2007 Park St
- Native Sun Natural Foods Market at 1585 3rd St N
- Sprouts Farmers Market at 4873 Town Center Pkwy
- Whole Foods Market at 10601 San Jose Blvd
- The Fresh Market at 150 Riverside Ave #200
Grassroots Natural Market is open from 8am to 8pm Monday through Saturday and 9am to 6pm on Sunday providing natural, nutritious, and organic foods including fresh fruits and meats.
A variety of healthy, natural, and organic supermarket items are sold at Sprouts Farmers Market. We are sure you already know what the Whole Foods near you has to offer but want to mention there is another location over in Jacksonville Beach.
The Fresh Market is an upscale grocery store chain with an old world feel selling fresh local vegetables, cooked foods, wines, and other items from 7am to 9pm daily.
Smoothies & Juice Shops
Smoothie and juice shops are good options for a quick and healthy snack:
- Jax Juice Bar at 11901 Atlantic Blvd #800
- Juice Paradise at 5250 Baymeadows Rd #3
- Juicebox at 4479 Deerwood Lake Pkwy #4
- Juice Tap at 7643 Gate Pkwy #108
- Boost Smoothie at 76 S Laura St #101
Jax Juice Bar uses fresh fruits in making cold pressed juices and offers delectable acai bowls, wraps, salads, and other healthy meals in your area. Fresh and delectable smoothies, juices, and acai bowls are available at Juice Paradise.
Juicebox creates nutritious and delicious smoothies, juices, protein shakes, and acai bowls using locally sourced ingredients that are free of additives and preservatives. Sugar free and organic smoothies, juices, and bowls are the specialties of Juice Tap.
Boost Smoothie is one of the best places to go for made to order nutritious fresh fruit smoothies, juices, wellness shots, bowls, and more. You can also get smoothies at Vitality Bowls from our best healthy restaurants list.
Gluten Free Bakeries Near You
Gluten free bakeries in Jacksonville should have plenty of good things to try:
- Sweet Theory Baking Co at 1243 King St
- Nothing Bundt Cakes at 13470-3, Beach Blvd
- Fit Fab Foods at 1058 3rd St N
Sweet Theory Baking Co specializes in organic donuts, handmade cakes and sweets, and egg creams with gluten free options. Bite sized and tiered Bundt cakes with gluten free versions are available at Nothing Bundt Cakes.
Fit Fab Foods bakes local gluten free, low carb, high protein cakes, pops, and whoopee pies.
You might also want to know about:
- Smoothies, Juice & Gluten-Free Bakeries in Orlando
- Smoothies, Juice & Gluten-Free Bakeries in Tampa Bay & St Petersburg
- Smoothies, Juice & Gluten-Free Bakeries in Miami
- Smoothies, Juice & Gluten-Free Bakeries in Atlanta
Enjoy Eating Healthy In Jacksonville
Now that you have read 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 should be easy for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
If you noticed anything incorrect on this page or if anything we mentioned has become dated please let us know in the comments so we can keep our info as fresh as possible. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in Jacksonville.