Guide to Berkeley Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.

Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (21 Listings)

Cha-Ya

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 25 reviews
1686 Shattuck Ave (at Francisco between Cedar & University), Berkeley, California 94709
510-981-1213
Open Tue-Sun 12-9:30pm, Mon 5-9:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese

Among the more popular vegetarian restaurants in Berkeley. Affordable all vegan menu offers a wide variety of options from sushi rolls, soups, salads, rice bowls, noodles, combination sets, to desserts. Small & cozy, busy on weekends. Note: sugar maybe not vegan, ask. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Flacos

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 16 reviews
3031 Adeline St, Berkeley, California 94703
510-981-8081
Open Tue-Sat 11:30am-9pm, Sun 12-6pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Mexican, Fast food, Take-out, Catering

Fast and casual venue serving vegan Mexican food that's gmo-free. Menu features pozole, taquitos, tamales, enchiladas, chalupas, salads, and non-alcoholic Mexican drinks. Operates booths at the Berkeley farmers markets. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Herbivore - Berkeley

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 51 reviews
2451 Shattuck Ave (at Haste), Berkeley, California 94704
510-665-1675
Open Sun-Thur 9am-10pm, Fri-Sat 9am-11pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, International, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Berkeley vegan restaurant serving contemporary vegetarian cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday. Wide range of offerings from fresh squeeze juices and pancakes to sandwiches, salads, main entrees, and cocktails. Casual, modern decor. There are 2 more locations in San Francisco city. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Nature's Express

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 16 reviews
1823 Solano Ave, Berkeley, California 94704
510-527-5331
Open Mon-Sun 10am-8pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out

Vegan fast food burgers, wraps, sandwiches, burritos, and a vegan mac n' cheeze. Gluten and soy-free choices. All food is made fresh in-house from the sauerkraut and ketchup to vegan soft-serve; no high fructose corn syrup or hydrogenated oils. Primarily grab & go with limited seating. Dec 2013 update: will continue to remain open until further notice. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Sanctuary Bistro

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
1019 Camelia St, Berkeley, California 94710
510-558-3381
Open Mon, Wed-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 8:30am-11pm, Sun 8:30am-12pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, Beer/Wine, Catering

Opened Aug 2014, this is a fine dining, plant-based bistro by vegan chef of Local Love catering, Barry Horton. Features seasonal organic produce. Reservations required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

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Source Mini

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 3 reviews
1511 Shattuck Ave (at Vine St), Berkeley, California 94709
510-849-0000
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 11am-8pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Fast food, American, International, Fusion, Pizza, Take-out

A small version of San Francisco's Source restaurant, this is a food counter located among other vendors in a food court. Opened Feb 2014. Moderate.

Cafe Gratitude

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 27 reviews
1730 Shattuck Ave (at Virginia Ave), Berkeley, California 94709
415-824-4652
Open Mon-Sun 10am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Raw, American, Juice bar, Take-out

Part of the Cafe Gratitude company with locations in California. Features both raw food as well as some cooked meals. Honey might be used - vegans to ask. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Cheeseboard Pizza

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 4 reviews
1512 Shattuck Ave (at /near Vine), Berkeley, California 94709
510-549-3055
Open Tue-Fri 11:20-2 & 4:30-8, Sat 12-3 & 4:30-8, closed Sun-Mon.
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Bakery, American, Take-out

A worker's owned cooperative, part of the Arizmendi co-op with several in the Bay Area. Arizmendi is the shortened name of Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta, a young priest who inspired and helped found the Mondragon Cooperatives in the Basque Country of Spain in the 1950s. Note: Takes credit cards with a minimum $6 purchase. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Raw Energy Organic Juice Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 2 reviews
2050 Addison St (at Shattuck, 1 blk N of downtown Berkeley Bart), Berkeley, California 94704
510-665-9464
Open Mon-Fri 7:30am-7:30pm, Sat 11am-4pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Raw, Organic, Juice bar, American, Take-out

A juices and smoothies bar that also offers a small menu of both raw and cook food; has raw energy supplements. No dairy, sugar, ice, or chemicals used. Some items may contain honey. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Saturn Cafe - Berkeley

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 9 reviews
2175 Allston Way (at Oxford St), Berkeley, California 94704
510-845-8505
Open Mon-Fri 11am-12am, Sat-Sun 10am-12am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out

A second Saturn Cafe location, opened in August 2010 (the original one is in Santa Cruz). Vegetarian diner serving veggie burgers, fries, and shakes. Funky decor with also a Space Lounge that hosts live shows, DJs, karaoke, and local artwork; available for private parties and events. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Udupi Palace

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 8 reviews
1901 University Ave (at Martin Luther King Jr Wy), Berkeley, California 94704
510-843-6600
Open Mon-Sun 11:30am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Take-out

Vegetarian Indian restaurant, affiliated with the Udupi in San Francisco Mission District. Most dishes can be made vegan. A walk from downtown Berkeley BART. Moderate.

Easy Creole

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1761 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, California 94703
510-858-5063
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Creole, Cajun, Southern American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. New Orleans inspired food. Menu changes and is written on a chalkboard with one side being the meat dishes and the other side veg dishes. Gumbo, bean chili, and other Creole meals served with bread or rice. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Lanesplitter Pizza

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 6 reviews
2033 San Pablo Ave (at University), Berkeley, California 94702
510-845-1652
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Beer/Wine, American, Pizza, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has a few vegetarian and vegan choices such as Sicilian vegan ricotta pizzas, vegan calzones, vegan eggplant bake, and the usual pizza vegetable toppings. Moderate.

Picante

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 2 reviews
1328 Sixth St (at Gilman), Berkeley, California 94710
510-525-3121
Open Mon-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Mexican, Catering, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has a vegetarian/vegan menu with appetizers, tacos, tortas, tamales, soup, burritos, enchiladas, brunch items; organic corn tortillas made on a designated comal. Some regular menu dishes can be made vegan by request. Locally owned by a Berkeley native. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Razan's Organic Kitchen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
2119 Kittredge St (at Fulton), Berkeley, California 94704
510-486-0449
Open Mon-Sun 10am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Middle Eastern, Ovo, Lacto, Mexican, Salad bar, Take-out, Mediterranean, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. All food is freshly made-in-house using organic produce. Offers vegan choices, plus anything on menu can be customized to your liking. Located near the UC Berkeley campus. Small place with limited seating inside. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (14 Listings)

Republic of V

  • Vegan Store
  • Vegan
5.0 stars 2 reviews
1624 University Ave, Berkeley, California 94703
510-280-5778
Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 12-6pm.

Opened on Feb 19, 2014 this is a vegan boutique and specialty food shop. Features a variety of vegan food and products, including many hard-to-find items. Has mock meats and vegan cheeses, snacks and sweets, plus fashion accessories as well as pet food and much more.

Berkeley Student Food Collective

  • Health Food Store
5.0 stars 1 review
2440 Bancroft Wy Unit 102, Berkeley, California 94720
510-845-1985
Open Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-6pm.

On-campus health food store/cafe founded to provide organic, sustainable, humane, and local foods from the Bay Area. Offers fresh produce from Berkeley farmers markets, fair trade coffee, soy yogurt, vegan proteins, beverages, and vegan house and beauty products. Makes vegan sandwiches daily for grab n go.

Grocery Outlet

  • Health Food Store
4.5 stars 2 reviews
2001 4th St (at University Ave), Berkeley, California 94710
510-666-0670
Open Mon-Sun 8am-9pm.

A deeply-discounted store carries name-brand products which vary since it is an outlet for overstocks. Always offers fresh organic greens, a wide selection of vegan milks, soy yogurt, silken tofu, cereal, granola, frozen veggies, vegan canned goods, eco-friendly products and much more. On top of the usual bargains, there's a 10% senior discount on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 8am-12pm.

CREAM

  • Other Veg Stuff
3.0 stars 1 review
2399 Telegraph Ave (at Channing Way), Berkeley, California 94704
510-649-1000
Open Mon-Wed 12pm-12am, Thur-Fri 12pm-2am, Sat-Sun 11am-2am.

CREAM stands for cookies rule everything around me. Serves cookie ice cream sandwiches made with in-house-made ice cream. You choose the cookie and the ice cream. Many vegan options as well including milkshakes, floats and malts. Fun relaxed staff and environment. Catering and franchise available. Accepts credit cards.

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