Health & Wellness: Best Organic Food Stores in Key West

Where to eat and drink is one of the most popular questions our staff gets asked upon arrival. Today we are focusing on health, wellness and the best organic food finds for our health conscious travelers heading to Key West.  Learn about a few of our favorite restaurants and cafes featuring organic, vegan and vegetarian options in Key West.

Date and Thyme: Natural Foods Market & Organic Cafe

829 Fleming Street, Key West
Order Online – Delivery – Eat In
Cafe open for breakfast and lunch from 8am – 4pm
Market and Juice Bar open from 8am – 6pm
Visit Date & Thyme Website

Located at the corner of Fleming and Margaret Street is where you’ll find Date & Thyme. Don’t let the location fool you, as this was once the home of a gas station. Today the only thing Date & Thyme fuels up is a healthy lifestyle.  Good things really do come in small spaces as this healthy eatery serves up fresh organic, vegan and gluten-free friendly foods made with love.  Added bonus  – they also serve breakfast all day long!  Relax and eat in the patio area, order a picnic to go and you can even place an order online.  View the Date & Thyme Menu here. 

The Indian Summer Salad & Buddha Bowl |Date & Thyme Facebook Page

Date & Thyme is not just about serving up healthy food; it’s about a healthy lifestyle. Well, Printed bimonthly is the Florida Keys’ first magazine dedicated to holistic health and wellness, brought to you by Date & Thyme.

To live life well is to nourish body, mind, and spirit. The date and time to start is now! ~ Date & Thyme

Date & Thyme Cafe is open everyday from 8:00am to 4:00pm for breakfast and lunch. The Juice Bar and Market are open 8:00am to 6:00pm. In the market you’ll find organic produce, groceries, supplements, super foods, body care, books and gifts.

Sugar Apple: Organic Restaurant, Cafe & Market

917 Simonton Street, Key West
Open Monday through Saturday 10am – 6pm
Visit Sugar Apple Website

Photo Credit: The Healthy Tourists Instagram

This is the original Key West organic cafe that’s been around for over 30 years. The menu is 100% vegan and on it you’ll find sandwiches and salads along with delicious smoothies or juices.

Sugar Apple is not a fancy sit down kind of restaurant but more of a grab and go. It’s also a health food store and market where you’ll find library of healthy lifestyle books, selection of organic, vegan, non-gmo and gluten free foods and products.

“Our favorite place we visited and had lunch in Key West was at Sugar Apple Organic Cafe & Market. We enjoyed the Smokey Tempeh sandwich and side salad with a zingy miso ginger dressing. The banana, pineapple, & spinach smoothie topped it off🍌🍍🌱 This is a must stop for all vegans when in Key West!” ~ The Healthy Tourist on Instagram

Photo Credit: The Café by See K. |Yelp

The Cafe: A Mostly Vegetarian Place

509 Southard Street, Key West
Dine In. Take Out. Delivery
Hours: Open 9am – 10pm
Brunch available Saturday and Sundays
Visit The Cafe Website

The Cafe is one of our favorite vegetarian foodie finds in Key West. It’s also the only place in Key West that you can find Homemade Vegan Key Lime Pie.

It’s not just a favorite of ours but if you check out TripAdvisor and Yelp, it looks like The Cafe is a favorite of just about everyone. Here’s what See K. from Willoughby, Ohio had to say via YELP, “What a gem. Fresh, healthy and delicious eats conveniently located near the excitement of Duval. The stir-fry was a delightful departure from the greasy meals I had treated myself to in the days prior to our visit. The sangria was perfect–just the right amount of sweet with fresh fruit on top. Waitress was lovely too; she was friendly and happy to give suggestions.”

The Cafe has a hip, cool chill out vibe where they serve globally inspired veggie & seafood eats, plus beer & wine. On the menu you will find made to order vegetarian, vegan and gluten- free options. The service – exceptional!   They are open for lunch and dinner and Saturday and Sunday this is the place to go for brunch.   View the menu.

Now that we delivered some of the best healthy eateries in Key West we hope you will check them out on your next visit to Key West. Snap a foodie photo or healthy lifestyle photo using the hashtag #somolife.




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