Being Vegan in the South is easy on Hilton Head
If you find yourself in search of a vegan restaurants, Hilton Head will not disappoint! Hilton Head Island dining can seem like an overwhelming sea of options that are aimed at pleasing different palates. This can be mind-boggling especially when you are on a plant based diet. Most of our local restaurants are locally owned which translates to a lot of our visitors as the “unknown”.
Do not fear, however, because as the vegetarian and vegan movement gains popularity, Hilton Head Island dining has become very accommodating. With vegan options popping up everywhere around the United States, Hilton Head Island SC is no exception and makes being a vegan fun and exciting.
Some of our favorite vegan dishes are listed below:
1. Charbar Co at 33 Office Park Rd #213:
Starter: Hummus Plate - pesto Hummus, cucumbers, tomatoes, celery, carrots, and grilled naan bread
Entree: Veggie Burger - Plant-based burger with avocado, lettuce, tomato, red onion, dill pickles, and tomato jam (request no mayo)
Sweet Buddha Bowl - Quinoa and lentils steamed in alkaline water and coconut oil topped with cashew-coconut butter. Choice of two fresh fruit, one nut. Choice of fruit: apples, celery, kale, parsley, spinach.
3. Java Burrito Company at 1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Suite J6:
Burrito Bar - Bowl, Veggie, Grilled veggies, Guacamole, beans, cilantro lime rice
Veg Out pizza (request vegan cheese)
Matcha Super Food Bowl - Matcha green tea base, toasted almond, strawberry, blueberry, bee pollen
Make Your Own Super Fruit Bowl
7. The Studio at 20 Executive Park Rd:
Starter - Pho Spring Roll - lightly fried tofu, bean thread noodles and basil wraps
Entree - Mediterranean Chick-un - vegetable protein with smoked seitan, almond cheese, grape tomatoes, basil oil, and Homemade ravioli
Desert - German Chocolate Torte
Spaghetti Squash Primavera - Spinach, zucchini, yellow squash, carrots, tomatoes, mushrooms, pine nuts, toasted pumpkin seeds and fresh herbs in a light vegetable broth
9. Pomodori at 1 New Orleans Rd:
Lasagne di vegetale - housemate pasta, eggplant, zucchini, spinach, tomato (request to substitute béchamel with spicy tomato sauce)
10. A Lowcountry Backyard at 32 Palmetto Bay Rd:
Nancy’s Fresh Tomato Sandwich - SC tomatoes with sea salt, crushed black pepper, lettuce and cucumber - dill sauce
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Hilton Head dining is only getting more and more plant based in acceptance of the vegetarian and vegan movement. Hilton Head Island SC is such a great place to be a vegan in the south. We love that going on vacation to your favorite place doesn’t have to mean compromising your diet and health decisions.
We know better than anyone that making the switch to a plant based diet is not always easy and a major part of the struggle is what to eat when you travel. While you can control your food source at your home, when you are vacationing, you can never guarantee that you will come across plant based options.
As the vegan movement continues to pop up in our culture, more and more options become available and Hilton Head is on the front lines on these changes. With the island of Hilton Head being so environmentally friendly, it only makes sense that Hilton Head Island SC is taking part in the vegetarian and vegan movement.
Nothing beats sunshine, salty air, ocean waves, and sandy toes. But when you include the addition of sticking to your plant based diet while enjoying all of these things life could never be better.