Miami's Top Five Vegetarian Sandwiches

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Sandwich options for the meatless among us are sadly lackluster. Grilled cheese, PB&J, BLT minus the B? We're missing the creativity, the oomph, the drive for tantalizing flavor combos found in meatier selections.

Luckily, even in meat-crazy Miami, vegetarian choices are expanding as we speak. And there are several sammie shops across the MIA that offer options so scrumptious you won't even miss the meat.

On that note, here are our five favorite vegetarian sandwich options. Eat up, herbivores.

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5. Roasted Pepper and Eggplant Provençal at the Cheese Course
Any good cheese aficionado is familiar with the mouthwatering Cheese Course chain, a bastion of dairy temptation with branches across South Florida (and beyond). This gourmet shop and eatery offers a massive selection of salads, sandwiches, and cheese trays for discerning palates.

A newer addition to their bistro menu, the roasted pepper and eggplant Provençal (#19) includes a colorful, vibrant mix of fresh goat cheese, tomatoes, marinated artichoke hearts, red onions, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, greens, and capers.

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4 The Rabbit at the Alibi
Ahhhh, the Alibi. Arguably the best bar food in Miami. This add-on to locals watering hole Lost Weekend offers an expansive menu of late-night eats including truffled tater-tots, Philly cheesesteaks, and one hell of a vegetarian sammie.

The Rabbit, as it's so affectionately known, was the brainchild of owner Billy Sisca's vegetarian wife. It features provolone cheese melted on multigrain bread, lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, spicy pickle (made in house), carrots, and Alibi vinaigrette.

Location Info

Venue

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Purple People Eatery Truck

Various locations/Food truck, Miami, FL

Category: Restaurant

The Cheese Course

3451 NE First Ave., Miami, FL

Category: Restaurant

1909 Cafe

5710 Bird Road, Miami, FL

Category: Restaurant

The Alibi

218 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

SpecialTEA Lounge

10766 Coral Way, Miami, FL

Category: General

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Jim Corcoran
Jim Corcoran

There is one caveat to vegetarian instead of vegan food. Evidence suggests that casein, a cow milk protein, when ingested with plant foods, binds with all the healing antioxidants and renders them USELESS to our body! It's so easy and healthier to be vegan! Why would someone choose to be vegan? To help end world hunger for one! Here are two uplifting videos to help everyone understand why so many people are making this life affirming choice: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKr4HZ7ukSE and http://www.veganvideo.org

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