Carrollwood’s resident vegan spot New Leaf Cafe will close this weekend

The cafe is known for its vegan breakfast platters, organic teas and coffees.

click to enlarge Carrollwood’s resident vegan spot New Leaf Cafe will close this weekend
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A plant-based staple of North Tampa is getting ready to close, but its popular vegan sammies will see the light of day again soon.

New Leaf Cafe at 11813 N Armenia Ave. will close its doors this weekend. After dishing out plant-based eats to the greater Carrollwood area for the past seven years, New Leaf Cafe's last day open is this Sunday, Nov. 6.

“As the owner of New Leaf, I have agreed to join forces with Voodu Vegan Bistro at their new location, to help expand their menu and to promote their brand going forward,” the cafe posed on its Facebook yesterday. "I want to thank my loyal customers for their support over the years."

Although the vegan cafe is closing its doors, it will still offer popular breakfast items at the soon-to-open Voodu Vegan Bistro, a fellow North Tampa plant-based restaurant. Voodu Vegan Bistro used to share a space with New Leaf Cafe, but is getting ready to open its own storefront elsewhere in Tampa, although a grand opening date isn't yet set in stone.

New Leaf Cafe is known for its tofu scramble platters, breakfast burritos, chickpea salad sandwiches and Impossible burgers in addition to a wide variety of organic teas, coffees and smoothies—but only time will tell which dishes make their way onto Voodu's menu.

The North Tampa vegan cafe will be open from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. this Friday and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday for its final weekend.

For the latest updates on Voodu Vegan Bistro and its new location, head to its Facebook page or Instagram at @vooduveganbistro.


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Kyla Fields

Kyla Fields is the Managing Editor of Creative Loafing Tampa Bay who started their journey at CL as summer 2019 intern. They are the proud owner of a charming, sausage-shaped, four-year-old rescue mutt named Piña.
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