Where to eat vegan: Chocola Tree Cafe in Sedona, Arizona

By Lacey Walker (author and photos) for This Dish Is Veg.
sedona Where to eat vegan: Chocola Tree Cafe in Sedona, Arizona

Over the summer I got to visit Arizona and during our daytrip to Sedona we stopped at Chocola Tree Cafe for lunch. This cafe actually boasts itself as a sanctuary BEFORE a restaurant, but rest assured, the food is delicious. Part garden, part community space, part gallery, part bakery and raw, live, organic food mecca. Open 7 days a week 9am to 9pm, you have no excuse to not visit if you’re in the area!

Check out their menu for such exciting and cute dishes as their Enlightenment Waffles – homemade buckwheat waffles served with a chocolate nut filled Buddha & Coconut creme Om.

kalequino Where to eat vegan: Chocola Tree Cafe in Sedona, Arizona The almond chili sauce on the raw kale salad was amazing and even won my friend Rachel over to the dark side of kale! This was one of my first experiences with raw foods and while I was skeptical about raw falafel, I think we were all pleasantly surprised.

Served out in the garden, we ate out meal off of a giant tree stump under the shade of a neighboring tree. Before our food came out we wandered around the garden snapping pictures of flowers and finding all the hidden statues.

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Soft Tacos

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Raw Falafel Platter – served with creamy garlic dill dip and veggie hummus

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Raw Viva Burrito – sundried tomato wrap filled with red bell peppers, red onion, cabbage, vegan cheese, pica de gallo and guacamole

Relaxing in the garden and relishing our spread of food, I believe we would all recommend this place for a satisfying and filling but at the same time light and clean-feelings meal.

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laceyfooter Where to eat vegan: Chocola Tree Cafe in Sedona, Arizona Lacey Walker | @quinoaween
Lacey is a food photographing, French speaking, English teaching, travel enthusiast. She’s been known to cut a rug. She’s also been known to spend all day in bed eating vegan waffles and talking to her cat Hibou. Follow Lacey on her blog and Flickr.

 

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