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.
817 W 34th St (at USC), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Indian, Italian, Organic, Buffet, Take-out, Mexican
Open only when school is in session (autumn & spring classes). All-you-can-eat lunch. Encouraged to bring your own reusable eating ware and to-go container. Prepared to Vaishnava Hindu standards. Venmo okay.
Little Tokyo Shopping Center, 333 S Alameda St Unit 310, Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Organic, Take-out, Fusion, Gourmet
Vegan Japanese restaurant in Los Angeles Little Tokyo whose menu features a variety of vegetable sushi rolls plus salads, ramen, seitan entrees, and other creations. Intimate setting, on the 3rd floor of Little Tokyo Square shopping mall with parking in the plaza lot. Busy on weekend evenings so reserve ahead.
4319 W Sunset Blvd (at Silverlake area), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Thai, Delivery, Take-out
Opened Sept 2013, this is its 2nd location; other one is in Pasadena. Vegan restaurant serving mostly Thai food in addition to veggie burgers, wraps, pasta, and other American food.
4449 Prospect Ave (at Los Feliz), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out
Pizzeria converted to being fully vegan in 2009. Serves pizza, calzone, pasta, sandwiches and appetizers. Offers vegan meat toppings as well as gluten-free pizza crust. Mostly takeout, with tiny table for 2 plus a couple tall stools.
710 W 1st St (at dowtown LA), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Fusion, Vietnamese
From the long established Au Lac in Fountain Valley springs its 2nd and more upscale location in downtown Los Angeles. Opened 2014 across the street from Disney Concert Hall. Features a menu of both raw cuisine as well cooked vegan dishes. Full bar and upscale lounge atmosphere at moderate prices. Parking lot entrance is around the back of the plaza, or park on street.
4222 W Pico Blvd (at Crenshaw, Mid-City), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, Organic, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Fusion
Little cafe in a strip mall with lot parking. Makes vegan food using ingredients like salad greens, tempeh, vegan cheese. Offers quesadilla appetizers, personal size pizzas, sandwiches, wraps, salads, breakfast crepes, cakes, and a large drinks menu. Est. 2013 by former staff of Golden Mean vegan cafe (not affiliated); and opened a location in Long Beach in 2017.
2870 Rowena (at Silverlake area), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Italian, Organic, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Fusion
Opened Nov 2015, a vegan organic kitchen and retail space, co-owned by Moby the vegan musician! Offers menus for morning and evening with sample dishes such as grilled cheese on artisan-made bread with tomato soup, broccoli arancini, and panzanella. Large selection of beverages from loose leaf teas to smoothies and coffee drinks with housemade almond/cashew milks. Casual nice and cozy.
1731 Colorado Blvd, Eagle Rock (at Eagle Rock Blvd N), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Mexican
A vegan deli/juice bar inside Organix market. Its small kitchen prepares sandwiches, burgers, and Mexican food. Has a child's menu. Located close to the Rose Bowl.
2520 N Glendale Blvd (at Silver Lake area), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out, Bakery, Kosher
Fast-casual vegan cafe serving quick meals and bakery treats. Menu offers burgers and salads, mac n cheese and smoothies, brunch foods. Multiple outlets, this one est. 2016 next door to 365 by Whole Foods Market.
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