Below is a guest post from Simone of LovinItaly. Normally I don't accept guest posts, but having always wanted to travel to Naples, I took this as a sign!
Planning a visit to Italy in the surrounding of Naples but worried about where to eat vegan? Don't worry, enjoy your vacation, see all the best point of interest that Naples offers to you. And regarding the food, just keep reading.
In Naples, Italy, there is a variegated and refined offer of vegetarian restaurants, where you'll be able to taste 100% percent natural dishes.
The vegetarian and the vegans can taste good dishes thanks to the best vegetarian restaurants in the city, all listed in this article.
But even those people who don't want to eat meat or want to try new light and healthy dishes can do it going to one of these restaurants devoted to those people that don't cook products of animal origin.
Let's see which are the best vegetarian restaurants in Naples that distinguish themselves for the quality of their products and ingredients and the genuineness of their dishes.
'O Grin is the first takeaway completely vegan in Naples, and since its opening, years ago, it is still the first choice for a lot of people.
Located in the university zone of the Historical Center it is literally invaded at lunch by customers that well know the quality and the good taste of their dishes, proposed with zero-mileage ingredients, and different each day.
To note the attention to the packaging, that minimizes the unsorted wastes, the bike home delivery, and the kindness of the personnel. Absolutely to try.
This restaurant is located in front of the National Archaeological Museum, and it is specialized in vegetarian cuisine, vegan, and raw.
In its menù the Neapolitan pizza is revisited in a vegan way with different flours and, among the specialties, there is the pizza with the hemp flour.
Also excellent the Spaghetti alla Siciliana. You will also find lots of cakes and vegan ice creams among which the "avocado cheesecake with bitter cocoa," on a base of crumble of coconut and minced almonds, accompanied by a delicious almonds cream.
3. Amico Bio - Un Sorriso Integrale
An Integral Smile works in the vegetarian sector from almost 20 years, and it stimulates the bioregionalism, the 100% agriculture disposition and every aspect regarding the ecology.
The tables are made of wood, and the atmosphere is delighted by light new age music. Other than the restaurant service, the clients can purchase some foods as, for example, the organic jams.
The menù includes vegan appetizers like three kinds of vegan salami and fried tempura, soups, second plates of seitan and tofu.
It is also possible to order the "only" dish which includes soup, rice, and assorted sides.
Excellent the desserts and the fruit salads with cinnamon.
It's been the first vegan restaurant in Naples with seating and not just take away. It is very beloved for its tasty and colored dishes other than the reception and the carefulness of the personnel.
The choice of the raw material (obviously biological) is very severe, and they follow the natural seasonality of the products, all of that to get delicious dishes.
In the menù are also available raw dishes. The flagship of Cavoli Nostri is the vegan desserts among which it detaches a wonderful tiramisù.
This is not a simple restaurant but a macro-bio-vegetarian cultural association. But from the 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm it is possible to access the special cafeteria where will be served vegetarian and macrobiotic dishes.
Semi di Sole also organizes some cooking classes that vary according to the seasons. This could be the perfect opportunity to learn new recipes!
6. Sbuccia e Bevi - Green Fruit Bar
Born just as a takeaway, this place has grown to become an entirely vegan restaurant.
The various menù goes from the desserts to the vegan street food among which the best are the burgers, with the revisitation of the most famous Italian dishes like the Ribollita.
Try the vegans babà that have a high success between the customers. There is also the possibility to have dishes without gluten or raw dishes.
This small place is both a restaurant with a handful of seating and a bio-shop furnished with alternative bioproducts and books about the vegetarian, vegan and macrobiotics kitchen.
The menù is variegated, and it is written on a chalkboard at the entrance. In general, the dishes are vegetarian, but it is possible to find a lot of vegan alternatives and gluten-free.
Delicious the soups and the first courses like the rice Venere with Pomodorini.
Sweet dessert but also white yogurt with various fillings as goji's berries, almonds, and pistachios accompanied by honey.
To try the fresh centrifuges that are proposed in numerous combinations.
A little local that introduces a lot of vegetarian and vegan alternatives without giving up to some meat and fish dishes.
At lunch, you can use the formula that allows you to compose your soup or salad from a selection of ingredients.
Very good the first course like the integral linguines with arugula pesto and tomatoes or three kinds of ravioli and Mezze Maniche with potatoes and flap mushrooms.
They organize live weekly evenings with music. Good the choice of the wines, directed toward emergent home labels. Good the relationship quality/price.
Restaurant on the beach that offers only and exclusively international vegetarian "Vegfusion" kitchen. The structure is almost exclusively made of wood and the roof it is composed of straw.
The construction has not been realized in Campania, but in Bali and afterward, it has traveled up to the coasts of Marina of Varcaturo.
You can choose to consume the dishes to the open-air, surrounded by a suggestive atmosphere, or inside the structure. The best recipe is the vegetarian meatballs.
The local is a little off the beaten path but with excellent care both for the menù and the reception. The dishes are aesthetically pleasant but mostly tasty. A must is the vegan carbonara.
At lunch, it is possible to find a fixed menù at € 9 that includes first course, appetizer, and second course of vegetables with a glass of wine.
Located in the historical center of Naples, Officina Vegana is a takeaway that proposes a vegetable cuisine made of healthy and genuine ingredients, cooked with alternative methods that respect and exalt the taste and the nutritional properties of the foods.
A small place near the University Federico II, where to enjoy a relaxing and savory break lunch.
In the historical center, Vero Gastrobar is a place that proposes vegetarian and vegan cuisine, from the appetizer to the dessert, revisiting in a "veggy" key the typical dishes of the Partenopea tradition.
But not only: so many are also the proposals of international inspiration in a menu that, every Thursday, proposes new dishes thanks to the creativeness of the chef.