Vegetarianism has multiple benefits, but it also has its downside. When going out for lunch with friends or on a special date, vegetarian options are limited. Almost every restaurant offers healthy salads, but that gets boring. If you're looking to switch things up, check out our list of vegetarian restaurants in Orlando below. Each eatery offers something unique that you and all of your friends will love! Everything from Chinese to Greek cuisine!

P.F. Chang's China Bistro

If you love Chinese food, then you'll love P.F. Chang's! They offer many veg-friendly items, and they even use separate cooking utensils and prep areas for the veg food. And if you see something on the menu that looks good but it contains meat, they will allow you to substitute for tofu. Their extensive menu offers fresh items that are suitable for anyone's diet. Vegetarian plates include stir-fried eggplant, coconut curry vegetables, vegetarian lettuce wraps, and more.

Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar

Need a cool place to relax and socialize with friends? Check out The Drunken Monkey Coffee House. They offer the best coffee in Orlando; top shelf, fresh, and organic. Aside from coffee, they also serve smoothies and offer a lot of veggie and vegan choices for food. Even if your friends aren't vegetarian, bring them along. They also offer many non-veggie food items. Their menu includes quiches, grilled wraps, panini, gourmet soups, and more! In too much of a hurry to go inside? That's okay, just go through their convenient drive-thru.

Mediterranean Blue

Mediterranean Blue is a true gem for vegetarians. It is a small, family-owned Greek restaurant that is a big hit for everyone. Their menu offers gyros, pasta, and sandwiches along with some great veg-options such as falafels, hummus, eggplant, and more. All items are made fresh daily with healthy Mediterranean ingredients, and all of their products are eco-friendly too! They also offer a wide variety of wines and beers to quench your thirst.

Black Bean Deli

Here is another treat for you hungry vegetarians. The Black Bean Deli the perfect spot for grabbing a quick bite or enjoying a full meal. They offer authentic Cuban food that is enjoyable for vegetarians, vegans, and even meat-lovers. Vegan empanadas, tamales, black beans, and more delicious items that are made fresh daily.

Ethos Vegan Kitchen

Ethos is one of Central Florida's few fully vegan restaurants. This is the perfect place for any vegetarian if they are interested in learning more about veganism. Ethos has an amazing selection of menu items that include vegan cheese, meat substitutes, as well as gluten-free options. Ethos serves up vegan soups, sandwiches, pizza, pasta, and more. Try it today!

This list is just some of our favorites, but make sure you check out more vegetarian restaurants in Orlando