print | close window

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY HAPPYCOW.NET - Spread the word! Please tell the businesses you found them on HappyCow.

Culver City (27)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (16 Listings)

Native Foods - Culver City
9343 Culver Blvd (at Venice Blvd) ~ PH: 310-559-3601
Moderate-- Vegan, American, Fusion, Fast food, Catering, Take-out--- Additional Info: Culver City vegan restaurant that's part of the Native Foods brand, opened in Nov 2010. Offers an original menu of salads, veggie burgers, rice and noodle bowls, vegan desserts, chai with soymilk, organic coffee, and more. In-house tempeh and seitan (wheat meat). Order at the counter, and food is brought to your table. Parking on street or in the lot above Trader Joe's. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Shojin - Culver City
12406 W Washington Blvd (at Centinela) ~ PH: 310-390-0033
Expensive-- Vegan, Organic, Japanese, Gourmet, Macrobiotic, Take-out--- Additional Info: Opened March 2013, this 2nd Shojin restaurant offers organic vegan Japanese cuisine with refreshing beverages, appetizers, and veggie sushi rolls plus main entree plates and several daily desserts. Intimate, fine dining with dim lighting and attentive service. Street parking in front. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Fri 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Annapurna Cuisine
10200 Venice Blvd (at Vinton) ~ PH: 310-204-5500
Moderate-- Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Catering, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegetarian Indian food restaurant. Offers a daily lunch buffet with many choices, all-you-can-eat. Also offers an a la carte menu: dosas, curries, breads, etc... Most dishes contain dairy - vegans to ask. Simple setup with many tables for seating and view of kitchen. Has parking lot. Note that restaurant food is vegetarian but catering menu is not all vegetarian. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 11:00am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm, Fri-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm.Open daily.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

India Sweets and Spices
9409 Venice Blvd (at Bagley) ~ PH: 310-837-5286
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Grocer store and casual vegetarian Indian restaurant with a couple tables outside for sitting. Most dishes spicy. Note: Kitchen may be used for non-veg catering. Mon-Sun 10:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

9426 W Washington Blvd (at downtown) ~ PH: 310-394-7046
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Raw, Juice bar, American, Western, Take-out--- Additional Info: A raw-focused cafe by Matthew Kenney, opened March 2015 in downtown Culver City. Chic and modern. On the menu are bowls, raw snacks, flatbreads, juices and smoothies. Vegan except for honey. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 8:00am-8:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Sage Organic Vegan Bistro and KindKreme
4130 Sepulveda Blvd ~ PH: 424-228-5835
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, American, Organic, Pizza, Mexican, Fusion, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: The 2nd Sage restaurant which also houses Kindkreme (raw ice cream, vegan soft serve). Menu here is more extensive than its Echo Park location. Large space with full bar. Food is all-vegan, from sandwiches, grain bowls, and tacos to pizza, variety of starters and salads plus fresh hot pretzels. Honey is used in ice cream (labeled) as well raw honey for sale. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 11:00am-11:00pm, Sat-Sun 9:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-11:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Samosa House East
10700 Washington Blvd (at Overland) ~ PH: 310-398-6766
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegetarian Indian fast food with many vegan options. The dishes are pre-made and kept warm in a glass steamtable. You order at the counter. A combo with 3 curries/dishes, white rice, and bread costs around $8.50 (extra for brown rice). Offers soy yogurt for vegans. There's also a small chaat menu (samosas, pani puri, bhel puri). Casual, clean-lines decor with a large wooden communal table in the center of the dining area. Parking in lot behind or on the street in front. Same owners as Bhahat Baazar, but this location is restaurant only and no Indian groceries. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. .Open daily.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

East Wind
10200 Venice Blvd Ste 207 ~ PH: 310-558-8653
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Thai food restaurant with a few L.A. area locations. In 2012 it added a separate vegan menu. On the 2nd floor of a small shopping plaza. Rustic wooden furniture and Thai decor inside. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Golden China Restaurant
9018 Venice Blvd (at Culver Blvd) ~ PH: 310-559-0116
Moderate-- Ovo, Chinese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. While this is primarily meat based Chinese food restaurant, it tries to cover the vegetarian ground by offering an extensive menu dedicated to veggie dishes, and many of which include a mock meat protein (soy beef, soy fish, soy pork, etc.). Simple, old style Chinese decor. Parking lot in front. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Green Peas
4437 Sepulveda Blvd (at Braddock Dr) ~ PH: 310-397-9815
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, American, Pizza, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Casual cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with menu featuring fair trade organic coffee, artisan bread, salads, sandwiches, soups, quesadilla, pizzas, and vegan cakes. Uses organic vegetable and fruit and offers many vegan dishes, clearly marked. Has faux chicken, tofu, vegan cheese (Daiya), and usually soup of the day is vegan. Free Wi-Fi. Street parking only. Re-opened Jun 2012 after renovations. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 6:00am-10:00pm, Sun 8:00am-3:00pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Kay'n Dave's - Culver City
9341 Culver Blvd (at Venice) ~ PH: 310-558-8100
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Mexican, Take-out, Catering, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. California-style Mexican restaurant with locations in LA. Offers a vegan tamale, 2 soups, and several ovo-lacto vegetarian main courses. You can request vegan Daiya cheese for an added charge, as a substitute in place of dairy cheese. Spacious location in downtown Culver City, next door to the all vegan restaurant, Native Foods. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. .Open daily.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Lyfe Kitchen - Culver City
9540 Washington Blvd (at downtown) ~ PH: 657-200-5933
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Pizza, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Opened Feb 2013, it's the second location of this healthier eating concept restaurant, co-founded by former McDonald's executive with menu co-created by vegan chef Tal Ronen. Offers a separate vegan menu with range of choices including flatbreads with vegan cheese, soups, salads, quinoa crunch wrap, Gardein chickn burger, mains like risotto and ravioli, plus desserts. Selection of refreshing beverages made with fruit and chia seeds. Large interior with plenty of seating. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 7:00am-9:30pm, Sat 8:00am-10:30pm, Sun 9:00am-9:30pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

10406 Venice Blvd ~ PH: 310-559-9644
Moderate-- Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Keeps 2 separate kitchens areas, one being for veg food. Owners are from Kerala, and a few menu items are distinctly from that part of India. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Tara's Himalayan Cuisine
10855 Venice Blvd ~ PH: 310-836-9696
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Not really so veg-friendly as menu is meat-centered, BUT you can get veg Nepalese momos (dumplings), pan-fried or steamed. Also there are around 13 a la carte main veg dishes. No buffet at this location. .Open Tue-Sun, closed Mon.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Tender Greens
9523 Culver Blvd (at downtown) ~ PH: 310-842-8300
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Assembly line concept salad restaurant with multiple locations. Build-your-own or order from its menu which includes a "happy vegan" (wheat with cranberry and hazelnuts, quinoa with cucumber and beets, green hummus, tabbouleh, greens), a grilled and roasted vegetables but need to request no aioli (contains egg). Or ask to omit cheese on the other salads and sub for another topping. Usually a vegan soup each day. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Tree House Thai
10200 Venice Blvd, Unit 207 (at Overland Ave) ~ PH: 310-558-8653
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Thai, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has an extensive and complete vegan menu with over 40 choices. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (11 Listings)

Elite Health Foods
10738 Jefferson Blvd ~ PH: 310-559-9739
Long-time operating health food and sports nutrition store. Providing client patient services in addition to sports and nutritional supplements, energy and protein powders, diabetic management, and other health products. No fresh produce. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Essential Living Foods
3550 Hayden Ave ~ PH: 310-319-1555
This is the warehouse and office of the company, but there is a small showroom attached with stock for sale. Everything is raw and many organic and fair trade. Products for sale in the showroom include various nuts, hemp protein, raw cacao butter, raw cacao nibs, goji berries, organic Peruvian olives, coconut oil, coconut sugar, olive oil, dehydrated kale chips, and some other food stuff. Call ahead before you go as their meetings may cause the showroom to close to the public. Previously located on Colorado Ave, Santa Monica. Sat 10:00am-5:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sprouts Farmers Market
5660 Sepulveda Blvd (at Jefferson Blvd) ~ PH: 310-591-1028
Part of market chain. Stocks both conventional as well as some natural and healthier food products. While majority of the bulk food bins and fresh fruits and vegetable are not organic, a small selection of organic products is available. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 7:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Trader Joe's
9290 Culver Blvd (at downtown Culver City) ~ PH: 310-202-1108
Specialty food grocery chain. Has some vegetarian and vegan food items and grocery. Parking in lot above store. Accepts credit cards. .Open daily.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Rising Hearts Bakery
10836 1/2 Washington Blvd ~ PH: 310-815-1800
Dedicated gluten-free bakery that's also vegan. Makes breads and baked goods - call ahead for the day's selection. Accepts custom orders. Reported to be 100% vegan as of Mar 2015. Mon-Sat 10:00am-6:00pm, Sun 10:00am-2:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Culver City Farmer's Market
Main St (at btwn Venice & Culver Blvd) ~ PH: 310-253-5775
Downtown Culver City farmers market. Fresh produce including organic and pesticide-free, plus cooked foods and live music. Tue 2:30pm-7:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Bar Nine Collective
3515 Helms Ave ~ PH: 310-837-7815
High-end coffee house offering non-dairy milk, vegan baked goods, and a rotating pop-up weekday lunch service. Makes its own cashew-hazelnut milk. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 7:00am-6:00pm, Sat-Sun 8:00am-6:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

12469 Washington Blvd ~ PH: 310-845-6259
Artisan chocolate shop opened in July 2013. The chocolates are all vegan-suitable without dairy except for holiday caramels and such (just ask). Offers hot chocolate drinks with option for nut milk as a base. Also operates booths at area farmers markets. Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 9:00am-11:00pm, Sun 9:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Juice Served Here - Culver City
3731 S Robertson Blvd ~ PH: 310-838-2730
Juice bar offering fresh as well bottled juices. Multiple locations. Mon-Sat 8:00am-4:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Live Right Acai
11030 Washington Blvd ~ PH: 310-651-0607
Acai bowl and smoothie shop. Vegan except for honey. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

The Best Fruit Platters
4500 Inglewood Blvd ~ PH: 818-642-7399
Shop selling fresh-made juices, basic groceries; specializes in fruit platters. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

It is advised to call ahead before you visit any listing in the restaurant directory to confirm the open hours, etc.

If you appreciate this free service and would like to offer your support, please contribute online at:

All contents copyright © 1999-2015 HappyCow's Healthy Eating Guide. All rights reserved.