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San Luis Obispo (20)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (15 Listings)

New Earth Health Cafe
942 Chorro St ~ PH: 805-592-2450
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, Raw, American, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Opened January 2014, this is a health food cafe and juice bar that takes the food-as-medicine approach. Offers light, raw food and specializes in making coconut kefir yoghurt, which is served as shots, made into cheese, and also in a bread. Everything is vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, and non-gmo. Has a small retail area featuring products like protein powders, walnut parmesan, and herbs. The owners are health-minded and knowledgeable about making fermented food. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sun 11:00am-6:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Bliss Cafe
778 Higuera St (at downtown) ~ PH: 805-547-0108
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, American, Mexican, International, Raw, Juice bar, Catering, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegan cafe offering an varied food menu with dishes like kale & grains bowl and tempeh tacos along with a selection of raw pies and baked treats as well smoothies and fresh juices. Relocated from 1035 Chorro St into this expanded space in early-2013. The inside has a cozy seating, and the back opens into more seating under large trees and by a creek. Mon 8:00am-8:00pm, Tue-Fri 8:00am-9:00pm, Sat 10:00am-9:00pm, Sun 10:00am-8:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Linnaea's Cafe
1110 Garden St (at Higuera St, downtown) ~ PH: 805-541-5888
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Fast food, American, Bakery, Take-out--- Additional Info: Coffee shop offering primarily drinks and baked desserts and is frequented by students. Has food during the daytime but runs out by afternoon. Always several vegan baked goods (cookie, scone, muffin) which are baked in its office facility. Soymilk and rice milk available for coffee drinks at extra charge. Coffee is organic. Free wi-fi. Live music and events some nights. Artworks diplayed on walls. The garden patio in the back features a water fountain and ample seating. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 6:30am-11:00pm, Sun 6:30am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Roxanne's Cafe
1227 Archer St (at Marsh St) ~ PH: 805-549-0878
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Raw, American, Organic--- Additional Info: Little vegetarian cafe set in the garden courtyard of the Smiling Dog Yoga studio, near downtown San Luis Obispo. Offers a short, changing lunch menu with vegetarian, vegan, and raw dishes: salads, soups, a dessert. Free wi-fi. Its owner, Roxanne, took over the cafe in January 2011. Entrance is on Archer St, behind House of Bread. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 11:00am-3:00pm, Sat 10:00am-2:30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Big Sky Cafe
1121 Broad St (at Higuera St, downtown) ~ PH: 805-545-5401
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Fusion, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Busy restaurant billed as "fresh market cuisine." Its varied lunch and dinner menus feature a handful of vegetarian and vegan items, marked. Has a vegetarian bahn mi sandwich (with tofu), vegetable spring rolls, black bean chili, noodle bowl with choice of tofu, local fresh vegetable plate. Breakfast items contain egg/dairy (no vegan). 20 wine selection from the local vineyards. Casual and spacious with red tile floors, oak wood furniture, some mission style decor. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Chipotle
853 Higuera ~ PH: 805-782-9014
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Mexican, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Fast food chain where you could customize your order (tacos, burritos, bowls) and request no cheese/dairy. Offers a soyfrito filling that's made from soy protein. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Kreuzberg
685 Higuera St (at downtown) ~ PH: 805-439-2060
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Coffee house with a food menu, while primarily meat, also includes a few vegan food items: 1 sandwich, 1 salad, 1 entree. Soups are vegetarian and often vegan. Try the Milan Kundera which is a sandwich consisting of crispy tofu, sweet chili glaze, slaw, micro-greens & sunflower seeds on ciabatta bread. Verve brand coffee. Large interior, informal seating, order at the counter. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 7:00am-11:00pm.-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

My Thai
1815 Osos St ~ PH: 805-545-5996
Moderate-- Thai, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Previously named Thai Elephant. Traditional Thai dishes. Could ask for vegan with veggies and/or tofu. Confirmed open Sept 2014. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 2.5 HappyCow(s)

Oasis
675 Higuera St (at downtown) ~ PH: 805-543-1155
Moderate-- Middle Eatern, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Catering, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Middle Eastern/Mediterranean cuisine restaurant operating since the early-90s. The menu includes a few marked vegan suitable wraps and entrees. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sun 11:30am-9:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Outspoken: A Beverage Bistro
1422 Monterey St ~ PH: 805-545-7664
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Juice bar, American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A coffee, fresh juices, and smoothies place with deli food items including veggie wrap and burrito. Free wifi. Has outdoor seating. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Petra
1210 Higuera St ~ PH: 805-439-1999
Moderate-- Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Pizza, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Family run restaurant on 2 floors with a few vegan suitable food like falafel, grilled veggies, hummus or baba ghanoush sandwich. Free wi-fi (ask for password). Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 10:30am-10:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Shalimar
2115 Broad St ~ PH: 805-781-0766
Moderate-- Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Family-run Indian food restaurant. Lots of meat but also has sections with vegetable dishes and vegan ones. Inexpensive buffet. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 5:00pm-10:00pm, Mon-Sun 11:30am-3:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Thai Classic Cuisine
1011 Higuera St ~ PH: 805-541-2025
Moderate-- Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Thai restaurant. Menu includes veg dishes with tofu and mock duck. Will accommodate special requests. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Natural Cafe - San Luis Obispo
698 Higuera St (at downtown) ~ PH: 805-546-9200
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Juice bar, American, Fast food, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Several locations in California. Extensive menu includes many vegetarian dishes: sandwiches, salads, pasta, pizza, veg tacos, veggie sandwiches, smoothies, a veggie soup of the day (sometimes vegan). You can ask to veganize a dish using veganaise, etc. Order at the counter, and food is brought to your table. Very spacious interior with high ceiling, natural oak furniture, and oil painting on walls. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Woodstock's Pizza
1000 Higuera St ~ PH: 805-541-4420
Moderate-- Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Pizza, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Pizzeria with several CA locations. Crusts are vegan and has a gluten-free crust base and Daiya vegan cheese at extra charge. Choice of salads, or build your own. Free wi-fi. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (5 Listings)

SLO Natural Food Co-op
2494 Victoria Ave ~ PH: 805-544-7928
Small, well-stocked natural food market stocking fresh produce including organic produce, vitamins, raw food supplies, body and home care. Previously named 'Natural Food Co-op' and located on Francis St, July 2013. Mon-Sat 8:30am-7:00pm, Sun 10:00am-7:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Trader Joe's
3977 Higuera St ~ PH: 805-783-2780
Part of a mid-size specialty food market chain. Has vegetarian and vegan food, some organic, natural personal hygiene products, household cleaners, vitamins, pet food, and more. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 8:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Whole Foods Market - New Frontiers Natural Foods
1531 Froom Ranch Way ~ PH: 805-785-0194
Natural food market, acquired by Whole Foods Market in 2014. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Farmer's Market
700 Higuera St (at downtown) ~ PH: 805-544-9570
Large outdoor market in downtown San Luis Obispo. Fresh local produce, food, and live entertainment. There is also a farmers market at Madonna and Dalido on Saturdays 7am-12pm. Thu 6:00am-9:00pm. year-round.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Mama Ganache
1445 Monterey St ~ PH: 805-782-9868
Organic and fair trade handcrafted chocolate shop offering some vegan chocolates including ones with caramel fillings, vegan truffles with mint chocolate. Mon-Wed 10:00am-6:00pm, Thu-Sat 10:00am-7:00pm, Sun 11:00am-5:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

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