Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants
Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
7650 Girard Ave Ste 400, La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Raw, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Mexican, Gluten-free
Cafe, health center, and event venue. Menu is organic vegan and has gluten-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free options. Serves fresh pressed juices, smoothies, desserts, extensive list of entrees and salads. Its rooftop terrace offers views over La Jolla and out to the ocean. It's the 4th floor of the building, enter next to Pharmaca and follow the signs.
4353 La Jolla Village Dr Ste H28 (at Westfield UTC - University Towne Centre), La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Catering, Fusion
Vegan cafe chain offering burgers and sandwiches made from meat alternatives such as Beyond Meat, chickin’ veggie protein and tofu, as well as salads, tacos, sides, carrot cake & cookies, and seasonal specials. This one est. 2013.
7644 Girard Ave (at Kline St), La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Raw, Buffet, Mediterranean, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, British, Catering, European, Gluten-free
A gourmet vegetarian, gluten free and organic cafe with plenty of vegan options. Serves buffet & menu hot items, locally sourced salads & veggies. Afternoon traditional teas with vegan pastries, kombucha, ginger & root beer on tap. Check to see if they are offering organic beers & wines. Lush secret patio with wall gardens.
737 Pearl St 113, La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Burrito and tacos eatery. Vegans need to specify because cheese is used. Has a soyrizo filling and sometimes a vegan tamale choices with soyrizo, harvest veggie, pumpkin spice, or pina colada (call ahead to check).
9500 Gilman Dr 0120 (at UCSD Muir College), La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Take-out
Open during school semesters only. UCSD's all-veg eatery and lounge, located on the Muir College campus below Pines Restaurant. Diners choose from a variety of hearty entrees, sides, snacks, and smoothies.
7825 Fay Ave Ste 180, La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Organic, Fast food, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Quick service organic cafe featuring wraps, salads, rice bowls, soups, acai, juices and smoothies. Offers option to create your own wrap and salad. Est. 2011.
7863 Girard Ave Ste 201, La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out, Honey
Juice and smoothie bar with outlets in So.Cal. Offers cold pressed organic juice, plus smoothies made-to-order, cleanse packages, a grab 'n go section with salads, soup, and raw food entrees. Vegan except for honey.
927 Silverado St (at Between Drury Ln and Girard Ave), La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Bakery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Well rounded menu with numerous clearly labeled vegan choices, including overnight oats, health breakfast bowl, avocado toast and others for breakfast. Vegan bowls are grilled vegetable, roasted greens and vegan protein bowl. Salads include raw kale, raw zucchini noodle and grilled beet. Vegan soups are tortilla, green soup and roast kabocha squash. Also has some vegan desserts.
7734 Girard Ave, La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai food restaurant, will alter many any dish to make it vegan. Be sure to specify as some sauces/base contain fish. Has brown rice. Try the fresh rolls.
3211 Holiday Ct, La Jolla, California
Cuisine: Beer/Wine, Take-out, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vietnamese food menu with vegetarian dishes highlighted, and there are several vegan suitable dishes like tofu vegetable rice noodle soup, rolls, and vege chicken sandwich. Fruit salad dessert and smoothies.
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