Looking to dine on the ‘cleaner’ side? The Bradenton Area has an assortment of restaurants and eateries that boast conscious cuisine. Also known as eating ‘clean,’ this category of food and drink is popular because it’s not only healthful and responsible—it’s delicious! Don’t let the healthy aspect fool you, this fare is formulated with flavor in mind, and you’ll be surprised with how absolutely delectable these dishes and drinks are. We’ve highlighted just a few places of the many places you can eat ‘clean’ while you’re in town.
With a mission to make fresh and nutrient-rich food, SoFresh should be high on your next casual dining outing. You’ll find freshly-made food like bowls, wraps, and salads that complement an active or mindful lifestyle. The menu also accommodates a variety of eating preferences, like vegan, vegetarian, keto, paleo and gluten-free. The bright and relaxed café or the outside benches in the newly-constructed plaza are excellent places to eat your meal. Be sure to browse their drink cooler to pick the perfect kombucha to balance your made-to-order meal!
CROP serves up some of the most delectable, nutritiously-dense cold-pressed juices around. But it’s not just about the juice, you’ll also find vegan, organic, gluten-free food, juices, smoothies, smoothie bowls and more. CROP is crazy for leafy greens, which are all juiced separately and hand poured in specific amounts into each individual glass bottle (you’ll actually know exactly how many servings of veggies you’re about to consume). Although time consuming to make, this labor of love pays off in terms of flavor and health benefits. Don’t forget to grab a few bottles to share with your friends!
Mattison’s Riverwalk Grille Downtown Bradenton
This restaurant is all about ambiance: a covered, open-air dining space overlooks the splendid Bradenton Riverwalk. But, it’s not just about the vista, it’s about the mindful and flavorful cuisine that make Mattison’s Riverwalk Grille perfect for the conscious diner. Chef Paul is committed to using sustainable practices, working with small family-farms, and serving proteins that are antibiotic-free and hormone-free. Much of the seafood is sourced locally, and the produce is obtained where harvest aligns with the growing season. Pairing perfectly with the delicious, local flavors are the sounds of the live bands you’ll hear every evening!
Bowled Life: 929 10th St E, Palmetto, FL 34221
SoFresh: 11569 SR 70, #106, Bradenton, FL 34202
CROP: 8211 Tourist Center Dr, University Park, FL 34201
Mattison’s Riverwalk Grille Downtown Bradenton: 101 Riverfront Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34205