Stuart, Florida’s Top 4 Organic, Healthy Restaurants

This gem of a city located on Florida’s Atlantic Coast just north of Palm Beach and slightly south of Vero Beach is nicknamed the Sailfish Capital of the World. A favorite vacation spot, you’ll want to check out the healthiest restaurants this area has to offer when visiting.

Our team has vetted restaurants all across the country to find the ones that meet our strict standards of ingredient, preparation, and environmental guidelines. Our purpose is to direct you to the healthiest restaurant choices. When you have cancer, every choice you make matters, especially when it comes to food.

Here are our healthy restaurant options in Stuart, Florida:

The Chef’s Table

2313 Southeast Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, Florida 34996

Since 2009, the Chef's Table has been creating seasonal menus showcasing handmade pastas, choice meats, and the freshest local seafood this area provides along with peak-of-the-season vegetables.​

Open for lunch and dinner, menu favorites include Chicken Under A Brick (celery root puree, roasted broccoli, mustard cream sauce), Rack of Lamb (served with smashed potatoes, roasted green beans, parsley sauce), and homemade pastas like Tagliatelle Bolognese (traditional roman beef and pork ragu), Ricotta Gnocchi Boscoiola (exotic mushrooms, ham, peas, bechamel, parmigiano) and Porcini Pappardelle (cherry tomatoes, spinach, mushroom reduction).

Fruits and Roots

710 South Colorado Avenue
Stuart, Florida 34994

Offering 100% plant-based vegan cuisine, Fruits and Roots features favorites like Macado Smoothie (mango, avocado, spinach and hemp seeds); Cranberry Nut Oat Bowl (cranberries, pumpkin seeds, granola, walnuts and maple syrup drizzle); and Buffalo Cauliflower Flatbread (flatbread smeared with roasted garlic and topped with buffalo cauliflower, thin-sliced celery, carrots and red onion topped with cashew cream, parsley, and house parm).

The Gafford

47 Southwest Flagler Avenue
Stuart, Florida 34994
(772) 221-9517

Try their Sweet Potato Stuffed Chile Relleno (chili relleno stuffed with oven roasted caramelized onion and sweet potato in a guajillo salsa roja, black bean corn relish and vegan avocado crema), Wasabi Pea Crusted Local Ahi Tuna (pan seared rare tuna served with sesame ginger vinaigrette, wasabi creme and seaweed salad over wild grains and local veggies) or Sweet Potato-Tortilla Crusted Snapper (pan roasted potato tortilla crusted snapper served with cilantro infused chorizo butter sauce over wild grains and local veggies).

South Fork Kitchen

900 Southeast Indian Street
Stuart, Florida 34997

At South Fork you'll find unusual menu items like Grilled Octopus (paprika, crispy artichoke, chimichurri, Remesco), Street Cauliflower (chipotle aioli, feta, cilantro, chilis), along with favorites like Pappardelle (mushroom walnut Bolognese, sweet basil, 24-month Parmigiano), Faroe Island Salmon (Brussels sprouts, cauliflower puree, pine nuts, raisins) and Pan Seared Scallops (local sweet corn, baby lima beans, pea tendrils, and coconut-basil broth).

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling. The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, carefully vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

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