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Berkeley (37)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (20 Listings)

Cha-Ya
1686 Shattuck Ave (at Francisco between Cedar & University) ~ PH: 510-981-1213
Moderate-- Vegan, Japanese--- Additional Info: 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. No credit cards accepted but they do have an atm. Cash only. Mon-Thu 12:00pm-2:30pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:00pm-10:00pm, Fri-Sun 12:00pm-3:00pm, Sun 5:00pm-9:30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Flacos
3031 Adeline St ~ PH: 510-981-8081
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Organic, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Catering--- Additional Info: 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 and an outlet in Fresno. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sat 11:30am-9:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-6:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Herbivore - Berkeley
2451 Shattuck Ave (at Haste) ~ PH: 510-665-1675
Moderate-- Vegan, American, International, Organic, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: 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. Mon-Thu 9:00am-10:00pm, Fri-Sat 9:00am-11:00pm, Sun 9:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Kaffa Ethiopian Cuisine
2987 Sacramento St ~ PH: 510-677-5822
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Take-out, African, Ethiopian--- Additional Info: Vegan and mostly gluten free Ethiopian cuisine restaurant, opened in early-2015. The injera is gluten free. Offers one combo platter in 3 portion sizes. Tue-Sun 9:00am-2:00pm, Tue-Thu 5:00pm-8:00pm, Fri-Sat 4:00pm-9:00pm, Sun 5:00pm-8:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Sanctuary Bistro
1019 Camelia St ~ PH: 510-558-3381
Expensive-- Vegan, American, Organic, Beer/Wine, Catering--- Additional Info: 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. Mon 11:00am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-9:00pm, Wed-Thu 5:30pm-9:00pm, Wed-Fri 11:00am-3:00pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 8:30am-3:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

The Butcher's Son
1941 University Ave ~ PH: 510-984-0818
Moderate-- Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out, Bakery--- Additional Info: Vegan delicatessen. Prepared meals are available as well as "cold case", "meats", and "cheeses" sold by the pound. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Tue 7:00am-3:00pm, Thu-Fri 7:00am-3:00pm, Sat-Sun 8:00am-5:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Cheeseboard Pizza
1512 Shattuck Ave (at /near Vine) ~ PH: 510-549-3055
Inexpensive-- Lacto, American, Pizza, Take-out, Bakery--- Additional Info: 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. Tue-Fri 11:30am-2:00pm, Tue-Sat 4:30pm-8:00pm, Sat 12:00pm-3:00pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Saturn Cafe
2175 Allston Way ~ PH: 510-845-8505
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Organic, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: An offshoot of its first location in Santa Cruz, this one opened Aug 2010. 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 events. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 11:00am-12:00am, Sat-Sun 10:00am-12:00am.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Udupi Palace
1901 University Ave (at Martin Luther King Jr Wy) ~ PH: 510-843-6600
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Catering--- Additional Info: Vegetarian Indian restaurant, affiliated with the Udupi in San Francisco Mission District. Most dishes can be made vegan. A walk from downtown Berkeley BART. Mon-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-10:00pm, Sun 11:30am-9:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Claypot Restaurant
2501 San Pablo Ave ~ PH: 510-883-0100
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Asian, Vietnamese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Extensive Vietnamese and Chinese food menu. Has labeled veg dishes which include veggie fried rice, tofu veggie claypot, veggie chow fun, veggie tofu curry, soy chicken curry, soy chicken/ham or tofu bahn mi, tofu spring rolls, soy chicken and soy shrimp spring rolls, pot stickers, banana egg rolls, and others. Keeps on hand soymilk for Thai ice tea. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us.Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Easy Creole
1761 Alcatraz Ave ~ PH: 510-858-5063
Inexpensive-- Take-out, Creole, Cajun, Southern American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: 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 with bread or rice. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Mon-Sat 11:00am-9:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-8:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Guerilla Cafe
1620 Shattuck Ave ~ PH: 510-845-2233
Moderate-- Lacto, Ovo, American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small art cafe with a small food menu, and fair-trade organic coffee. Call for hours - tell us.Open Mon-Sat until 8pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Kim's Cafe and Sandwiches
1309 Solano Ave Unit F ~ PH: 510-525-2538
Inexpensive-- Take-out, Asian, Vietnamese, Vietnamese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small place makinng Vietnamese sandwiches, vermicelli bowls, salads, and rolls, with vegan choices including the use of vegan sauces. Try the curry tofu and lemongrass tofu. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Lanesplitter Pizza
2033 San Pablo Ave (at University) ~ PH: 510-845-1652
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: 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. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Long Life Veggie House
2129 University Ave ~ PH: 510-845-6072
Inexpensive-- Chinese, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Berkeley Chinese restaurant. Has a vegetarian menu as well as a fish menu. Lunch special after 11:30am. Cozy, and you might need to share your table. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Picante
1328 Sixth St (at Gilman) ~ PH: 510-525-3121
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Catering, Non-veg--- Additional Info: 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. Mon-Fri 11:00am-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Razan's Organic Kitchen
2119 Kittredge St (at Fulton) ~ PH: 510-486-0449
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Mediterranean, Salad bar, Take-out, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: 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. Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Red Tomato Pizza House
2017 University Ave ~ PH: 510-845-6666
Moderate-- Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Delivery, Take-out, Gluten-free, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. This pizza restaurant has vegan cheese for pizza, pasta and one salad that's vegan. Vegan items are labeled on menu (except salad). Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Smart Alec's
2355 Telegraph Ave (at Durant Ave) ~ PH: 510-704-4000
Inexpensive-- Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has veggieburgers, salads, and vegan soups. Confirmed open July 2011. Cash only. Mon-Fri 10:30am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Vik's Chaat and Market
2390 4th St ~ PH: 510-644-4432
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Family business offering regional Indian street food (chaat). Extensive menu. Ask which are without dairy. Mon-Thu 11:00am-6:00pm, Fri-Sun 11:00am-8:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (17 Listings)

Berkeley Bowl Market
2020 Oregon St (at /between Shattuck and MLK Jr) ~ PH: 510-843-6929
Organic Produce, Deli, Juice Bar, Vitamins Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Berkeley Natural Grocery Company
1336 Gilman St ~ PH: 510-526-2456
Natural grocery store and deli. Stocks only all organic produce in addition to other natural food and grocery. Bulk foods, vitamins, skin & hair care products, homeopathic and remedies. Serves hot tofu, tempeh, and garden burgers. Mon-Sun 9:00am-8:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Berkeley Student Food Collective
2440 Bancroft Wy Unit 102 ~ PH: 510-845-1985
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. Mon-Fri 10:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:00am-6:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Grocery Outlet
2001 4th St (at University Ave) ~ PH: 510-666-0670
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. Mon-Sun 8:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Monterey Market
1550 Hopkins St ~ PH: 510-526-6042
Stocks a wide range of fresh fruit and vegetable sourced from local farms, with many organic produce available. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Whole Foods Market - Gilman St
1025 Gilman St ~ PH: 510-809-8293
Part of large natural foods supermarket chain. Has fresh fruits and vegetables including organic produce, deli and hot food bars, vitamins, supplements, personal care products, grocery, and much more. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 7:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Whole Foods Market - Telegraph Ave
3000 Telegraph Ave ~ PH: 510-649-1333
Part of large natural foods supermarket chain. Has fresh fruits and vegetables including organic produce, deli and hot food bars, vitamins, supplements, personal care products, grocery, and much more. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 7:00am-10:00pm.Open daily.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Animal Place's Vegan Republic
1624 University Ave ~ PH: 510-280-5778
Vegan boutique and specialty food shop stocking a variety of food and products, including hard-to-find items. Has mock meats and vegan cheeses, snacks and sweets, plus fashion accessories as well as pet food. Open since Feb 2014 and changed ownership in 2015 to Animal Place animal sanctuary. Proceeds now go to benefit the sanctuary. Mon-Sat 10:00am-7:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-6:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Cinnaholic
2132 Oxford St (at Center St) ~ PH: 510-647-8684
100% vegan cinnamon roll bakeshop. Offers many flavors and serves organic coffee. Located directly across from the UC Berkeley campus and near Downtown Berkeley BART. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sun 10:00am-7:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Living Tree Community Foods
760 Solano Ave Ste 207 ~ PH: 510-526-7106
No storefront. Online raw and organic whole food and specialty food store with pick-up available by arrangement at this Berkeley warehouse location. Find organic and raw nuts, nut butters, olive oil, seeds, raw chocolates, dried fruit, and much more. See website for complete product line. .-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Wat Mongkolratanaram
1911 Russell St ~ PH: 510-849-3419
Berkeley's Thai Buddhist temple. Offers a Sunday brunch/lunch from 10am-1pm. First you buy tokens (cash only), then buy whatever dishes you want then eat at the picnic tables. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Farmer's Market - downtown Berkeley
Center St (at Martin Luther King Jr. Way) ~ PH: n/a
Outdoor farmers' market. Sat 10:00am-3:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Farmer's Market - Shattuck Ave
Between Vine and Rose (at Shattuck Ave) ~ PH: 510-548-3333
All organic produce farmers' market. Thu 3:00pm-7:00pm. year-round.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Farmer's Market - South Berkeley
Alcaltraz Ave (at Adilene St) ~ PH: n/a
Outdoor farmers' market year-round. Tue 2:00pm-6:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

CREAM
2399 Telegraph Ave ~ PH: 510-649-1000
CREAM stands for cookies rule everything around me. Serves cookie ice cream sandwiches with house-made ice cream. You choose the cookie and the ice cream. Vegan options including milkshakes, floats and malts. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Wed 12:00pm-12:00am, Thu-Fri 12:00pm-2:00am, Sat-Sun 11:00am-2:00am.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Rasa Caffe
3140 Martin Luther King Jr. Way ~ PH: 510-985-9987
Coffee shop bar in South Berkeley. Offers signature drinks and stocks soy and almond milk; vegan donuts and pastries. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 7:00am-4:30pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Spa Organica
886 Colusa Ave ~ PH: 510-528-8000
Day spa using only organic, vegan, and eco-friendly products and tools. Tue-Sat 12:00pm-6:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

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