Our Story

A Journey of Passion and Purpose

The Social Vegan began as a dream, a vision to revolutionize the vegan dining experience. In the heart of Lexington, Kentucky, our founders, passionate advocates for plant-based living, envisioned a space where food was more than sustenance—it was a statement. Our founders, who cherished the principles of veganism, wanted to create not just a restaurant, but a community hub where like-minded individuals could gather, share stories, and enjoy nourishing, delectable vegan cuisine. They embarked on this journey with a steadfast commitment to quality, sustainability, and culinary innovation.

In 2020, amidst a world awakening to health and environmental consciousness, The Social Vegan opened its doors. The response was overwhelming—locals and visitors alike were enchanted by the fusion of exquisite vegan cuisine and a warm, inviting atmosphere. Our founders’ dedication to sourcing the finest ingredients, from organic local produce to artisanal vegan products, set a new standard in plant-based dining.

As word spread, the demand for The Social Vegan experience grew. In 2022, we opened our second location in Tallahassee, Florida, bringing our unique blend of flavors and community spirit to the Sunshine State. Today, The Social Vegan stands as a beacon of innovation in the vegan culinary world, embodying the essence of plant-based living: compassionate, sustainable, and utterly delicious.

About Us

Crafting a Vegan Legacy

At The Social Vegan, we are more than a restaurant; we are a movement. Our legacy is built on the pillars of quality, community, and sustainability. Every dish we serve is a testament to our unyielding commitment to these values. Our chefs, artisans in their own right, meticulously craft each menu item, ensuring that every bite is not only a delight to the palate but also kind to the planet.

Our interiors, designed with eco-friendly materials, reflect our dedication to sustainability, creating a space that is both elegant and earth-conscious. We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint, from minimizing waste in our kitchens to supporting local farmers who practice sustainable agriculture.

Our Promise

A Commitment to Excellence and Ethics

At The Social Vegan, our promise is simple yet profound: to provide an extraordinary dining experience that honors the earth and its inhabitants. We vow to uphold the highest standards of quality in every aspect of our operation—from the ingredients we select to the service we provide. Our menu is a celebration of the earth’s bounty, offering a diverse array of dishes that cater to every taste and dietary need.

We believe in the power of community and actively engage in local events, supporting causes that align with our values. Our team is a family, united by a shared passion for veganism and excellence. We promise to be a place where every guest feels welcomed, valued, and inspired.

Our Mission

To provide top quality, great tasting vegan food and drink options in a fun, friendly social environment to be enjoyed with friends and family.

We strive to set new standards in vegan dining, ensuring that each meal is not only delicious but also contributes to the well-being of our customers, our community, and our planet.

Our Vision

To become the nation’s leader in the field of plant-based eating and fitness while being a great place to eat, drink, and live social

With the debut of our TSV Vodka and future spirits, we are branching out to offer more than just food. We aim to provide a complete lifestyle choice, emphasizing that luxury and sustainability can go hand in hand. Our vision is to create spaces where every visit is an experience, every meal is a celebration, and every guest leaves with a sense of fulfillment and joy.



The Social Vegan 
505 West Georgia St., Tallahassee, FL 32301

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