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Shandal's Vegetarian Cafe

520 Capitol Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06606-5255
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“tofu” (3 reviews)
“take out” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegan Options
520 Capitol Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06606-5255
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Small take out vegan restaurant. It has a few tables but it is mostly take out. An interesting choice of dishes. One set price for 4 or 6 dishes. Colorful and diverse menu with different spices, yet, could use some more salt. The server/cook was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tibin2013
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I work with a friend from Grenada. He's always looking for Caribbean places and stumbled on this place when getting his haircut. He said it's a vegan place and I have to try it! I am not a vegan....but I'm always up for something new....so...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I have lived in Faifield county my entire life. A few years ago while driving up Capital Avenue I saw a sign saying vegetarian and wandered inside. I wish I knew about Shandal's sooner - I go weekly now! The atmosphere may turn some off...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank LEK10000
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to Shandal's before a hockey game. Super mellow hole in the wall. Shandal guided us through our dinner selections. The Lima beans and potatoes were incredible. Tons of character and charm. Will be back!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank I7432MYjoeb
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Echoing the other reviews, this place is completely enjoyable regardless of whether you eat meat or live vegan. Let him choose the popular items for you in either a four or six item tray. Several items were surprisingly good and I would not not have...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Jeff V
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great variety, chef/owner was wonderful. Food was fantastic!! Stop by for takeout or small dining area experience! Perfect for lunch spot!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank martini3434
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Shandal's is the best vegetarian restaurant in Bridgeport, hands down. It's not beautiful - it's a real hole in the wall. It took me YEARS before I came here because I always thought it was closed. Shandal is the nicest man. He's the definition of...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank SMPerle
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I drive through Capital Avenue often and noticed a little "home in the wall" that is Shandals. I think most people are turned off when they see juice bars or ethnic food that's neither Italian or Chinese. But this place knocked my socks off! The...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Ray R
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

If you think you won't (don't) like vegetarian food, boy are you in for a treat. I'm not a vegetarian but if this place represents vegetarian cuisine, I would convert tomorrow. Everything is fresh, tasty and and seasoned perfectly. Shandal is a gentleman and terrific...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Vagabond1NewYork
Reviewed 28 December 2014

We went to Shandal in Bridgeport and were pleasantly surprised. He had a dozen different items to choose from, including two pastas, two or maybe three vegetable dishes, a couple of different rice dishes, four very different protein dishes, and fried plantains. The proteins included...More

Date of visit: December 2014
Thank MiriamBirdwatcher
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Restaurant Details

Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 520 Capitol Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06606-5255
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport
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