Healthy Food Near Me | Eat Smart in Tampa With Intelligent Gourmet

Wholesome Living Has Never Been So Easy

Smart Meals, Fresh Juice, Artisinal Kitchen Goods

Proud to be named Tampa's Best Health-Conscious Restaurant & Best Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurant by Tampa Magazine!

Whole-body Wellness Starts Here

Our creative team loves food and everything healthy. We know the best times happen with family & friends & are centered around food. Our passion for healthy, organic, scratch cooking inspired us to create the ultimate store for dining and provisions. 

Whether you dine-in or grab something to go, we take the guesswork out of eating healthy. Our chefs build our recipes using health-supportive techniques and ingredients that maximize the nutritional value of our meals. We pride ourselves on being one of the top Vegetarian Restaurants in Tampa. We also offer several meat and pescatarian dishes using thoughtfully raised methods, along with gluten-free and dairy-free baked goods.

GLUTEN FREE
DAIRY FREE
PALEO
VEGAN
KETO
PESCETARIAN
Intelligent Gourmet is an all-day cafe set on a beautiful pet friendly corner in S. Tampa. We are tucked inside the neighborhood of Belmar Gardens.

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We invite you to scan our menu of bowls, burgers, sandwiches, salads, wraps & tacos; check out our cold cases that are filled with entrees, wild-caught fresh fish, and smoked fish. Check out our grab-and-go & pantry staples. IG also has one-of-a-kind local, hand-crafted candles, soap, salts, infused honey & artisan cheeses from small batch farms in the south ( not available in any big box stores).

Here we serve locally-roasted Jofferys Coffee & teas, & feature an all-day menu & a bakery. Our baked items are unique in that all items are made, low carb, gluten & sugar-free. The IG bakery also offers a wide selection of vegan, keto/paleo-friendly cookies, cupcakes, muffins & bars. We want to inspire everyone from beginners to experts to constantly pursue the experience of eating healthy without compromising flavor or quality.

Juice Smart

“Balance by the Bottle” is our motto. Each chef-inspired IG juice is designed to put your body back into balance. When your nutrition is balanced, you’ll feel energized and on top of the world! What you won’t feel is hungry.

Download our FREE eBook to learn more about the benefits of juicing, the DO’S and DON’TS, and taking a smarter approach to juice can improve your physical and mental wellbeing.

Passionate About Quality - Committed to Excellence

We believe you should never sacrifice flavor for health, or health for flavor. Since 1997, we’ve been a leader for healthy food in Tampa by offering healthy, inspiring, and tasty non-processed food to our customers and a generation of health-conscious consumers without preservatives, hormones, GMOs, additives or pesticides.

We know great ingredients make great food, which is why we carefully source all of our products. Learn how we go the extra mile and ensure that every food item we offer is only made with the best ingredients. You’ll taste the difference.

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