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.
512 Rose Ave, Venice, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Honey
Almost all the food is vegan, with the exception of a few drinks that contain honey and pollen (ask which ones). Part of the the Cafe Gratitude brand originating from San Francisco - its second Los Angeles location. Menu features both raw food as well as cooked meals, vegan desserts and raw pies. Trendy, beach vibe and busy at mealtime.
1009 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Fusion
A Matthew Kenney restaurant featuring modern plant-based cuisine in a trendy, Southern California laid-back setting. Specializes in raw food cuisine some cooked vegan dishes. Upstairs is its raw food culinary academy. Est. 2015.
1146 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Mediterranean, Fast food, Take-out, Kosher
Opened Nov 2015 the second location of this falafel and burger shop; first one is on Melrose Ave. Offers multiple varieties of falafel in pita or burger, along with salads and other Mediterranean style sides. Sep 2016 reported no longer using honey. Picnic benches out back.
1205 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Pizza, Juice bar, Fusion
Restaurant from New York offering modern vegetarian cuisine. Features a wood-fire oven for making pizzas and in-house pastry chef. Trendy beach decor and plenty of seating. Uses dairy but has vegan options. Est. 2016.
1715 Pacific Ave, Venice, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Quick service organic Mexican food restaurants. Offers vegan choices for salads, tacos, and burritos using savory pea protein, spiced tofu, and vegan cheese.
429 Ocean Front Walk (at Paloma Ave on Venice boardwalk), Venice, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Sit down cafe on the Venice Beach boardwalk with ocean view. Menu includes some ovo-lacto vegetarian dishes, a few of which can also be made vegan upon request. Breakfast menu prices half off from 8-9am (excluding holiday).
701 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Billed as a "conscious convenience store," this little cafe & shop offering a menu of salads, bowls, and savory sandwiches including vegan ones with faux meat and vegan cheese. Sells snacks and chips, bars, cold beverages, chilled and frozen food. Est. 2014.
1 Westminster Ave (at Ocean Front/Venice Beach Boardwalk), Venice, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out only, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Tiny takeaway shop just off the Venice Beach boardwalk. Has a small table in front for seating. Menu consists of a variety of smoothies in addition to fresh pressed juices and several choices of wraps as well as a raw food menu (raw tacos, spaghetti, enchilada). A refrigerator stocks whole coconuts and bottled drinks.
1432 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at Venice Blvd), Venice, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Japanese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Japanese sushi bar restaurant that also makes some vegan rolls and sides. Advertises brown rice sushi. Ask about the soup. Small place with 2 floors of seating, busy on weekends.
1202 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Mediterranean, Juice bar, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Casual cafe and juice bar. Menu features breakfast omelets, cold & hot tapas served with bread, and salads, in addition to organic coffee, teas, and selection of smoothies and juices.
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