The Cider Press Café
The Cider Press Café

The Cider Press Café

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ciderpresscafe.com/
  • Phone: 2396312500x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday-Saturday: 11:00am-4:00pm

    Dinner: Monday-Saturday: 4:00pm-9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Organic, Vegetarian / Vegan, Wine Bar
  • Executive Chef: Johan Everstijn
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Cafe, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Immokalee Rd. at Airport Pulling N. Rd.
  • Public Transit: Route 1C: Airport Pulling Road at Immokalee Road.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking in front and in Church lot directly adjacent to Café.
A word from The Cider Press Café
The Cider Press Café serves Florida inspired, modernist, plant based cuisine in a casual yet elegant setting. The bar serves fresh juices, smoothies, and house brewed kombuchas, as well as ciders, wines, beers and wine-based cocktails, all made to order.

The Café serves the freshest high quality local organic produce, and uses the latest techniques in food preparation to create a unique, sophisticated, and healthful dining experience. Food temperatures are kept below 117F to ensure the maximum flavor and freshness, while preserving the nutrients and enzymes in the food.

The café's bright modern interior and kitchen have been crafted with a special emphasis on using American-made products and sustainable materials that feature historian farming artifacts, including a restored apple cider press from 1869 and bar stools made from tractor seats.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
The Cider Press Café reviews from OpenTable diners
23 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelQuiet
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (18)great for lunch (14)neighborhood gem (12)special occasion (9)great for brunch (8)good for groups (8)great for outdoor dining (7)hot spot (5)kid-friendly (4)romantic (3)late-night find (3)vibrant bar scene (2)notable wine list (2)Show More
  • Wonderful
    YumieVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I have had to chance to done at the Cider Press a few times and have tried many things on the menu - all are great, full flavored and filling. Just amazing how they are able to make nuts and vegetables taste like there meat counterparts.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice vegan option in Naples but $$$
    Deb1
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I had taken a coworker to lunch we both had 1 entree, no appetizers, 1 water, and 1 iced tea. The check was $38. The food was presented nicely. The waiter although very nice seemed a bit off his game. We had no silverware or napkins, our drinks were not refilled.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies
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  • Great find!
    mmgnaples
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Very clean, chic environment. Attentive and knowledgeable service. Outstanding food! Can't wait to go back again!! Although the menu is not huge, every dish is thoughtfully prepared with the freshest ingredients. Every bite was a delight! Bravo!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Doug
    Doug
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    While I myself am not vegan or vegetarian, I very much enjoyed the presentation and taste of the food. My wife is more health concious than I and found a lot of items she would like to order on future visits. I will be back to try other dishes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Beautiful Experience All Around
    soxfan
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    What a wonderful experience we had at Cider Press Cafe! We were warmly greeted at the door by a hostess and the owner. Our waiter was very helpful with the menu choices. The food is absolutely gorgeous and tastes equally as fabulous! You cannot believe it's vegan and gluten free. Our favorites were the watermelon sushi, the three amigos tacos, and the decadent chocolate cake. We were looking for a place to take our visiting son who is vegan. The two non-vegans were a little unsure, especially since it's raw cuisine and nothing is heated. This did not in any way dampen our experience since the food was excellent. The decor is also lovely with lots of wood and interesting artwork. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.
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  • Deliciously Healthy
    Nomarsa
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My fourth visit in the past month. I love this place! My husband and I split a caesar salad, BLT sandwich, enchiladas and brownie a'la mode. Every dish was incredibly flavorful and satisfying but my favorite this visit was the enchiladas. I would not hesitate to recommend this place to the heartiest of meat eaters. For them I'd recommend the enchiladas or tacos. For someone new to raw food but a little more adventuresome I'd recommend the lasagna or Pad Thai. The kimchi dumplings are my favorite appetizer so far (but I have yet to try the Florida roll). Looking forward to my next visit!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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  • Food as a work of art
    cynthetic
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Lovely to look at, clean and tasty food..the things they can do with nuts, fruit, avocados and tofu to name a few! This is food with taste and integrity. Raw doesnt mean "lite" or without flavor . The lavendar lemonade is luscious! Try it , you'll love it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Leaves you wanting
    Goodeats
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    met at door by Adam, nice young man who did good lob explaining food served cold. Good service, food tasted Ok, BUT not much for the money. Salad was not covered with dressing, a big plus, but main course left me hungry, hardly any food on the plate, and paid too much for what was served. WILL NOT RETURN. NO VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY.
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  • A Lovely Treat
    Nomarsa
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    What a gem this place is! My husband and I went specifically for the raw vegan cuisine, which was excellent, but were duly impressed by all of the care and attention to detail the owners actively put into the entire dining experience. The decor, table setting, service and plate presentation combined with super yummy food made for a truly lovely lunch date. The lavender tea was a amazing! After sharing a plate of coconut spring rolls, my husband ordered the tacos and I had the brunch sample plate (2 banana nut "bread" squares, 2 cinnamon rolls, fresh fruit salad, a cream-filled banana pancake) and a side of eggplant "bacon." The nut bread and bacon were, eh, OK, but everything else was fantastic. A must-do in Naples!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New, fresh dining experience
    Francophile
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    The Cider Press Cafe opened 4 mo. ago. It offers "Florida-based modernist cuisine," and is the most original, delectable, innovative dining experience in Naples. Think Seasons 52 and Local if they weren't chains, with fresh food - most purchased from Food & Thought - and modest portions. CPC takes this healthy food concept to a new level by serving everything raw, and without meat or dairy. Even if you're an omnivore like me, the dishes are creative and delectable. My favorites: kimchi dumpling appetizer, and pineapple sorbet. I want to return to try the tacos and enchiladas. Entrees under $20. I'm looking forward to seeing how the menu changes through the seasons. The ambience is open, light, tables well spaced, quiet, and friendly.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yum
    Freshlover
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Flavorful and fresh-wish there were more places like this featuring whole delicious food. Staff knowledgable and friendly. Pad Thai was flavorful but could have used a bit more heat for me. Avacado roll appetizer creative and delicious. Will be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vegan paradise
    JFoster640
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We were a bit uncertain about Cider Press given the fact that it is a raw food restaurant, but my wife and I were stunned at how amazing all the food was. We had appetizers, shared a couple of entrees and had plenty of room for dessert, and everything was outstanding and extremely satisfying. The waitstaff was excellent, and the owner of the restaurant even made his way over to meet us and inquire about our dining experience. I highly recommend this restaurant to vegans, omnivores and carnivores alike.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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  • Dinner at The Cider Press Cafe
    JaineGraham
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    We went here for dinner on a Friday evening after finding it on line. We were attracted by the thought of eating healthy, creative food that was totally fresh and untainted by added ingredients and preservatives. We looked at the menu on line also and were impressed with the descriptions. We were absolutely not disappointed! The food was outstanding! All the courses were wonderful and the creative soft drinks too! We would thoroughly recommend it and intend on going back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 10 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.7
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 52 reviews are from the The Cider Press Café reviews archive.
  • Just Delicious!
    Ashy
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    The food is incredible! My menu is raw, vegan, gluten-free, MSG-free, dairy-free, non-soy, and sugar-free. My brother is a raw vegan, and I am definitely not... But, we both LOVED the food. We had the kale chips, tacos, enchiladas, and lavender tea. We couldn't believe how unbelievable good everything was. Give this place a try. You will leave feeling happy, full, and healthy!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprising gem!
    Quigley
    Dined on 5/12/2014
    OK, I'm not a dedicated carnivore but certainly not a vegetarian either so I wasn't sure how I'd feel about this unique restaurant's offerings. All three of the people in our party were completely wowed. The food is beautifully presented, treated with loving respect, and full of fantastic flavor. Entrée portions initially appeared modest to our eyes but turned out to be amazingly satisfying--I needed a box for leftovers that were happily devoured the next day. We left feeling virtuous about giving our bodies the gift of healthy, nourishing food with nary a hint of "sacrificing" deliciousness. What more could we ask? All I can say is, please give this place a try. I can't imagine you'll be less than delighted.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Who knew that vegan could be this..
    YumieVIP
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    Great! The Cider Press does everything right. The food and service are top notch and the drink list expansive. It's hard to believe that everything is vegan.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I'm not a vegan but I love the food
    SunnyVIP
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    I've been to Cider Press 5 times in the last month and I love the food. I've brought girlfriends and also my husband. None of us are vegan but we have all enjoyed our food. It's real food and not the substitute protein stuff. The pad Thai is my favorite, but I also like the sushi, soups and desert too. The chef is so creative and the food is full of flavor. I will definitely be back again
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    Fit For Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Food
    Happy2BAVeghead
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    Fresh, made to order, gourmet vegan cuisine! Finally a gourmet vegan restaurant in Southwest Florida! This place rocks! The cuisine is better then Sublime in Ft. Lauderdale area. Five Stars in my book! Full of flavor and healthy live food preparation! Loved the Florida roll appetizer, the cider salad, the lasagna & the 3 Amigo's and even the drinks (fresh raspberry cosmo....yum!! & fresh cold pressed apple cider...double yum!!) We look forward to being frequent diners of this place!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cider Press Cafe
    Marty
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    Great Vegan food. Did not notice so much that it was all raw, everything was very tasty. We all ordered different things to taste as much as possible. Loved the healthy drinks and smoothies.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • It would not be fair to give
    FrancineVIP
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    It would not be fair to give this a rating, as I didn't enjoy it -- wasn't aware that it was all RAW. For someone that likes that I would imagine it would be a great find!
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  • Inspiring!
    Sally
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    First off, after reading all the reviews I thought we were going to have a delicious dinner, but get small portions and leave feeling hungry. While Dinner was absolutely delicious the portions were not small - they were generous - and we left feeling stuffed! (Next time - which will be very soon- we won't order quite as much!) everything we ordered was picture perfect and tasted wonderful. Note to foodies: if you want this restaurant to survive please support it.,We had dinner on a Wednesday night - during season. It was was very slow. Such a shame!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EXCELLENT LUNCH!
    PatsFan
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    Our meals were unique, tasteful and well-prepared.
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    Fit For Foodies, Great for Lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not like the old days
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    My wife LOVED the food as she is a Vegan.....I am a retired French,classical/Nouvelle chef and prefer my food Hot, Cooked and with meat, poultry, seafood, crème, butter.....ALL THE GOOD///Bad??? stuff. The latter may kill me but I will die with a smile on my face....Head Chef a dedicated and friendly man....good job for what you are doing .
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Being macrobiotic/vegan for
    Scelfoc
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    Being macrobiotic/vegan for health reasons, it was great to find a gourmet vegan restaurant. It was a feast for the taste buds. Even non-vegans would find the food fabulous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great lunch!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    Had a great 'light' lunch- kale salad which was great and the corn chowder was delicious! One of the owners helped us and was very friendly and helpful! As a gluten/dairy free eater this was perfect, & can't wait to go back and try their lasagna!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    rainernaplesVIP
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    You don't need to be vegetarian or vegan to enjoy the food. Everything on the menu sounds so interesting. Difficult to decide what to order. We had Florida Roll (would fit into every high end sushi place) and gazpacho. Both amazing. The main courses Churrasco and Pad Thai: simply delicious. Chocolate Ganache and Banana split ended this gourmet dinner. The owners took the time to explain everything to us. The dedication, friendliness and knowledge is impressive.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Must Love Vegan
    Diner2Some
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    This is a specialty restaurant offering gluten-free, dairy-free, meat-free raw food. The menu is limited to approximately 3 to 5 choices in each category. They have a surprisingly more extensive of organic wine and beer. As wine enthusiasts, we were not impressed with the wine we ordered. My friend had the Florida Roll and loved it. I ordered "Lasagna," basically a tower of heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, sun dried tomato marinara, herbed cashew ricotta, basil walnut pesto and onion bread with basil butter. Beautiful presentation and very tasty. Waitress was not well informed about this particular cuisine. Noise level became excessively "energetic" with arrival of a large group.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it even as am an omnivore
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    I went to support a vegan friend. I had very low expectations. I was very very surprised at the delicious and filling meal that I had. I loved everything. I tried everything my friend ordered and then ordered some things for myself. I had a major stomach upset the night before and I left the restaurant with a soothed tummy! Thank you! I also felt better than normal the next morning. Interesting. The atmosphere is serene, beautiful and immaculate. The service was also perfect. There when I wanted help and somehow invisible the rest of the time. I highly recommend the spot for food and ambiance.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Food
    MonkDoo
    Dined on 3/18/2014
    My wife an I visited for the first time and had no expectations. The food was exceptional and the service was terrific. We had the lasagne and a salad. A+ on both counts. The lasagne is not a real lasagne. It's better. Almost like a salad but very filling. We will be back and highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch
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  • Delicious! So fresh and creative.
    blitzy65
    Dined on 3/18/2014
    Delicious! So fresh and creative. A wonderful vegan dining experience.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Especially for Vegans
    SallyVIP
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    The Cider Press Café was a special treat for our daughter who is Vegan. Although my husband and I are not Vegan, nor even gluten intolerant we thoroughly enjoyed this cuisine. The chef is very creative and the food was delicious and beautifully presented.
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    neighborhood gem
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  • Party of 9
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    It was a great experience. The staff is so relaxed and friendly. The owner and chef came by and checked in. we even had another guest come up compliment us on our family dynamics. We had 4 children ages 5 to 16 that were there celebrating their "MA's" birthday. Our reservation table was ready when we walked in. Dining was a great experience. We posted pictures on Facebook and have 3 friends interested in visiting the establishment.
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    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Healthy
    Peter
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    Best Vegan plant based restaurant that we have ever been to . Will be very successful once the word spreads of this great restaurant and food. Service decor ambiance all excellent.
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • everything great
    Doris
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    Our visiting daughter and son-in-law are vegan, and they were very pleased. The owners and staff were very welcoming. We do hope that this new restaurant does well.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Interesting...
    Shelly
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    The Cider Press is a great place to eat if you follow a raw diet and are not on a budget. The portion sizes are not large, especially for a man. We had the lasagna, flatbad appetizer, Cider Press salads, and the tacos. I thought all were delicious but would not order the flatbread again- the toppings were very sparse.The lasagna looked like a gourmet tomato stack and was delicious but was appetizer sized and cost $17.00! Our total bill, including 3 glasses of wine was about $115.00- which would have been fine if my husband wasn't still hungry! This restaurant is for those who appreciate all that goes into cooking raw.
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  • Awesome!
    Wendy
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    We loved the food, the setting, and the people. The owners came to talk to us on both the nights that were were there. We have special dietary restrictions and they modified their dishes to accommodate us. Everything is organic, healthy, yet it feels like walking into the finest restaurant in NY.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great vegan food! Attentive service
    veggiegirl
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    It's always great news when a restaurant can pull together innovative recipes that are vegan. This is a real jewel. We will be telling all our friends about this charming new place.
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    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great on all counts
    Caro
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    As a vegetarian and general avoider of GMO and non-organic food, this restaurant met all my expectations. Even though the food is all raw, it doesn't detract from the meals at all - they are creative, flavorful and interesting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for people who
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    Great place for people who want good wholesome natural food.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gourmet vegan menu
    LindaVIP
    Dined on 3/3/2014
    The food was wonderfully prepared and presented and it tasted delicious. However, the portions were very small and the prices were high for what you got. That being said, it is great to have a new place that caters to vegans! We will definitely go back.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate