GA, Atlanta – Cafe Sunflower: Comforting Vegetarian Cuisine with Ample Special Diet Options


This plant-based restaurant has been serving vegetarian and vegan fare for over 2 decades! But Cafe Sunflower aims to provide satisfying and delicious meals for almost any dietary preference.

Cafe Sunflower in Atlanta, GA serves a dairy-free vegan menu!

Cafe Sunflower serves lunch and dinner, Monday through Saturday, at both locations. They also offer Sunday brunch at their Buckhead restaurant.

The menus include comforting classics, like their Sunflower Burger and a Caprese Sandwich. But they also whip up innovative dishes, including Mushroom Scallops, Berry BBQ Tempeh, and Kabocha-stuffed Handmade Ravioli. For brunch you can indulge in some Southern classics, like vegan Chicken and Waffles or a Chicken Biscuit!

Cafe Sunflower in Atlanta, GA serves a dairy-free vegan menu!

But definitely save room for one of Cafe Sunflower’s decadent desserts. Their sweet selection changes often, but usually includes a variety of cakes, pies, and tarts.

Cafe Sunflower is a purely vegetarian restaurant, and all of their menu items appear to be vegan or include a vegan option. For example, they offer house-made or Daiya dairy-free cheese alongside dairy cheese options. They also have a variety of gluten-free and nut-free options, which are clearly marked on the menu. But they do request that you alert your server of any food allergies when ordering.  as well.

The atmosphere of both Cafe Sunflower locations is lovely as well, for a nice sit down meal. And not only do they serve creative food in a wonderful space, they also frequently hold cooking classes to teach you how to make it! If you’re in the Atlanta area, keep an eye on their website for more information about any upcoming events at this restaurant.

Cafe Sunflower in Atlanta, GA serves a dairy-free vegan menu!

Where to Find Cafe Sunflower

Locations: 2140 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA (Buckhead) and 5975 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA (Sandy Springs)


About Author

Leah Moldowan is an Associate Editor for Go Dairy Free and she runs the vegan blog love me, feed me. Leah creates delicious recipes and stunning photography to inspire others to nourish their bodies with good food.


  1. The Sunflower has survived for decades because they are consistent and pragmatic. If the went totally dairy free the may not have survived in the tough Atlanta restaurant market.

    Prior to taking the space they now occupy Cafe DeLa Place was the occupant.

  2. We ate at Cafe Sunflower recently and the food was delicious with lots of menu options for different styles of food. Especially nice for those of us with dairy issues was the dessert tray. Being able to choose from five great looking indulgent desserts that were all dairy free was awesome! I’m so used to hearing “fresh fruit” as my only dessert option at many other restaurants. Friendly servers too, with a laid back atmosphere in the restaurant.

    • That’s fantastic! Thanks for sharing your experience Brian. And I hear you on dessert. I always say it’s a blessing in disguise that 99% of the time there are no dairy-free dessert options when eating out (better for the waistline!), but it also makes it that much more special when there is a “real” option!

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