Eating Meat-free and Vegan at Food & Wine

April 30, 2019

If you're vegetarian or vegan, you might be wondering which of the delicious offerings you can enjoy at the Busch Gardens Williamsburg Food & Wine Festival, and we're here to help! This handy guide makes it possible for you to experience our food festival stress-free. All of the listings below are vegetarian (except where otherwise noted) and include details on dairy, eggs, and honey. And don't forget to pick up a Food & Beverage Sampler to save some cash while mixing and matching your favorite dishes!


Vegetarian and vegan options at Food & Wine

Italy


Menu

Caprese—Fresh mozzarella, vine ripe tomatoes & basil with balsamic glaze and basil pesto
Contains dairy

Creamy Mushroom Risotto—Finished with truffle oil, basil pesto, and prosciutto ham
Contains meat and dairy
Ham can be left off for a meat-free option

Specialty

Italian Cream Soda
Contains dairy

Mediterranean


Menu

Spanakopita—Spinach and feta in crispy filo dough with spicy lemon sauce
Contains eggs and dairy

Dolmades—Rice & herb stuffed grape leaves with Tzatziki sauce
Contains dairy
Sauce can be left off for a vegan option

Loukoumades—Sweet honey doughnut puffs with cinnamon & sesame
Contains eggs, dairy, and honey

Specialty

Iced Café Au Lait
Contains dairy

Lettuce Wrap

Japan


Menu

Lettuce Wrap—Vegetables and tofu wrapped in tender butter lettuce with toasted almonds and sweet chili dipping sauce
Vegan

Matcha Ice Cream—Green tea ice cream with sweet soy glaze and sesame cookie
Contains dairy

Specialty

Bubble Tea
Contains dairy

Meat-free and vegan options at food & wine 

Desserts


Menu

Tiramisu—Italian parfait with sweetened mascarpone cheese, layered with espresso soaked lady fingers
Contains eggs and dairy

Panna Cotta—Vanilla cream pudding served with strawberries
Contains dairy and gelatin

Mini Cannoli Trio—Traditional, strawberry cheesecake & chocolate hazelnut mini cannoli with chocolate-drizzled shells
Contains eggs and dairy

Hawaii


Menu

Pineapple Coconut Mousse—Sweet pineapple and toasted coconut mousse
Contains dairy and gelatin

Specialty

Hibiscus Lemonade
Vegan

Philippines


Menu

Mamon—Butter sponge cake topped with shredded cheese with raspberry sauce
Contains eggs and dairy

Specialty

Melon Juice
Vegan

Jamaica


Menu

Pineapple Rum Upside-Down Cake—With sweet pineapple rum sauce
Contains eggs and dairy

Specialty

Ginger Limeade—Fresh ginger, brown sugar & lime juice
Vegan

Meat free and vegan options at food and wine 

Brazil


Menu

Abacaxi—Grilled pineapple with coconut caramel sauce
Contains dairy
Sauce can be left off for a vegan option

Specialty

Brazilian Lemonade—Frozen with sweetened condensed milk
Contains dairy

Ireland


Menu

Irish Cheese Sampling—Sage Derby, Bandon Val Farmhouse cheese & Dubliner cheese with apple raisin chutney & crackers
Contains dairy

Guinness Mousse—Dark chocolate & Guinness mousse with whiskey-infused whipped cream
Contains eggs, dairy, and gelatin

Bananas Foster Cheesecake

French Quarter


Menu

Bananas Foster Cheesecake—Vanilla & pecan-crusted cheesecake with orange rum caramel sauce & sliced banana
Contains eggs and dairy

Beignets—Fried doughnut squares topped with powdered sugar and drizzled with caramel
Contains eggs and dairy

Virginia


Specialty

Strawberry Lemonade
Vegan

Mexico


Specialty

Horchata—Sweet rice milk with cinnamon and vanilla
Vegan

Lavender Lemonade

Herbal Infusion


Specialty

Lavender Lemonade
Vegan

Garden to Glass


Specialty

Strawberry, Orange, Beet & Ginger Smoothie
Vegan

We hope this information will make your visit to the Busch Gardens Williamsburg Food & Wine Festival more enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you there!