Pasadena, California, USA Vegan Friendly Restaurants


Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just searching for plant-based dining options, it's nice to have personal recommendations. That's why HappyCow has created this list, featuring the ten best vegan restaurants in Pasadena, CA, as determined by the highest scores calculated from HappyCow community member reviews.

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.
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899 E Del Mar Blvd (at corner of Lake), Pasadena, California

626-844-8900

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Macrobiotic, Juice bar, Take-out, Bakery, Catering

Opened on May 22, 2012, this is part of the Real Food Daily brand with locations in Southern California. All vegan food menu and vegan desserts. Spacious with tables as well as bar seating. Weekend brunch on Sat-Sun available.

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633 S Arroyo Pkwy Ste 3, Pasadena, California

626-578-9017

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Thai, Delivery, Take-out

Pasadena vegan restaurant. Causal and quick service. Extensive menu of mostly Thai food in addition to veggie burgers, wraps, pasta, and other American food. Location is in a shopping plaza with parking provided.

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950 E Colorado Blvd Ste 104, Pasadena, California

626-744-3141

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, International, Delivery, Take-out, Asian, Fusion

Offers a large menu with cuisines ranging from breakfast (10am-12pm) and American classics like pizza and sandwiches to Asian dishes and sushi rolls to Mexican tacos. Has vegan cupcakes and cookies. Check its facebook for all-you-can-eat buffet dates. This is its 2nd location, opened 2015. On weekends breakfast is served 9-12 and lunch/dinner from 12-8pm.

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37 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, California

626-584-0268

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Vietnamese

Pasadena vegan restaurant offering a wide variety of cuisine. Features Vietnamese soups, Asian stir frys, pasta dishes, veggie burgers and sandwiches, soups, fresh juices, and more. Uses biodegradable take out containers and some organic ingredients. Causal nice. Street parking.

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200 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, California

626-535-9561

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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. 2014.

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277 W Green St, Pasadena, California

626-765-1371

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Raw, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out

Cold pressed juice shop also offering smoothies and grab n go sandwiches and salads. Uses honey.

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754 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, California

626-844-9099

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Cuisine: Vegan, Thai, Take-out, Asian

Another vegan Thai food restaurant has sprouted up in Pasadena (2017). Serving appetizers, salads, soups, noodles, rice dishes, and curries. Lunch specials available. Uses tofu, soy chicken, and soy beef.

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817 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, California

626-765-9638

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Fast food, Take-out

Vegetarian fast food restaurant with menu including items like veg chicken burger, fries, burritos, philly cheezesteak sandwich. Note the tartar sauce, soy cheese, and a few other items may contain casein, vegans please ask. Very casual atmosphere with walk-up and drive-thru service. Re-opened June 2014 after brief closure. Dec 15, 2014 confirmed still open.

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17 N De Lacey Ave (at Colorado Blvd), Pasadena, California

818-568-9811

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Cuisine: Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Fast food falafel and Middle Eastern food place in Old Town Pasadena. Menu is more meat than veg but does offer a "vegetarian wraps" section. Lavash wraps and pitas with assortment fillings. Also salads and drinks. Counter service. Reopened Jul 2017.

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168 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, California

626-639-6818

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, American, Pizza, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Menu is centered on the principals of Dr. Andrew Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Food Pyramid, with several ovo/lacto vegetarian dishes and a few vegan ones, marked.

So, there you have it - our list of the very best vegan food that Pasadena, CA has to offer. We hope that you enjoy your dining experience.

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