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So Fresh

533 S Howard Ave #8
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 443-8434
Five Stars
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Seeking a healthy lunch destination in the Tampa Bay area? So Fresh is a healthy Florida based chain which offers lots of plant based options. With 5 convenient locations across the metro, you are always within easy reach of a fresh healthy meal.

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The menu is simple and includes a number of salads, wraps, quesadillas, and warm rice/veggie based bowls. Customizing your own bowl is the way to go here as you can pick your own base, protein, veggies and toppings, and sauce.

Out of the specialty bowls, the Superfood is a nice antioxidant packed choice. This bowl includes lots of healthy ingredients including brown rice, red quinoa, broccoli, tomatoes, avocado, walnuts, and balsamic vinaigrette.

So Fresh is a great pick no matter what diet you are following. It's easy to make a bowl vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free. They offer a diverse range of protein options including grass fed steak, Gulf shrimp, Sustainable Salmon, Garlic Herb Chicken, Wild Caught Ahi, Organic Tofu, and Beyond Sausage.

For an extra antioxidant boost, try one of their wellness shots or pressed juiced drinks. They also offer several smoothies including a delicious Banana and Date option.


This is a counter service restaurant. The staff are nice and always willing to make any substitutions.


The vibe here is modern and fresh. The place is always really clean and well-maintained. There is limited seating inside and a small patio outside.

Final Remarks

So Fresh is a nice healthy lunch choice, particularly for those following a plant-based and/or gluten-free diet. If you are seeking healthy food at an affordable price point, then So Fresh is one of the better choices in Tampa metro area.

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