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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (22 Listings)

Cha-Ya

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 28 reviews
1686 Shattuck Ave (at Francisco between Cedar & University), Berkeley, California 94709
510-981-1213
Mon 5:00pm-9:30pm, Tue-Sun 12:00pm-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese

Among the more popular vegetarian restaurants in Berkeley. Affordable all vegan menu offers a wide variety of options from sushi rolls, soups, salads, rice bowls, noodles, combination sets, to desserts. Small & cozy, busy on weekends. Note: sugar maybe not vegan, ask. No credit cards accepted but they do have an atm. Cash only. Moderate.

Flacos

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 17 reviews
3031 Adeline St, Berkeley, California 94703
510-981-8081
Tue-Sat 11:30am-9:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Mexican, Fast food, Take-out, Catering

Fast and casual venue serving vegan Mexican food that's gmo-free. Menu features pozole, taquitos, tamales, enchiladas, chalupas, salads, and non-alcoholic Mexican drinks. Operates booths at the Berkeley farmers markets and an outlet in Fresno. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

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Herbivore - Berkeley

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 55 reviews
2451 Shattuck Ave (at Haste), Berkeley, California 94704
510-665-1675
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Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, International, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Berkeley vegan restaurant serving contemporary vegetarian cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday. Wide range of offerings from fresh squeeze juices and pancakes to sandwiches, salads, main entrees, and cocktails. Casual, modern decor. There are 2 more locations in San Francisco city. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Nature's Express

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 16 reviews
1823 Solano Ave, Berkeley, California 94704
510-527-5331
Mon-Sun 10:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out

Vegan fast food burgers, wraps, sandwiches, burritos, and a vegan mac n' cheeze. Gluten and soy-free choices. All food is made fresh in-house from the sauerkraut and ketchup to vegan soft-serve; no high fructose corn syrup or hydrogenated oils. Primarily grab & go with limited seating. Dec 2013 update: will continue to remain open until further notice. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Sanctuary Bistro

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 10 reviews
1019 Camelia St, Berkeley, California 94710
510-558-3381
Mon 11:00am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-9:00pm, Wed-Thu 5:30pm-9:00pm, Wed-Fri 11:00am-3:00pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 8:30am-3:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, Beer/Wine, Catering

Opened Aug 2014, this is a fine dining, plant-based bistro by vegan chef of Local Love catering, Barry Horton. Features seasonal organic produce. Reservations required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Cafe Gratitude

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 29 reviews
1730 Shattuck Ave (at Virginia Ave), Berkeley, California 94709
415-824-4652
Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Raw, American, Juice bar, Take-out

Part of the Cafe Gratitude company with locations in California. Features both raw food as well as some cooked meals. Honey might be used - vegans to ask. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Cheeseboard Pizza

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 4 reviews
1512 Shattuck Ave (at /near Vine), Berkeley, California 94709
510-549-3055
Tue-Fri 11:30am-2:00pm, Tue-Sat 4:30pm-8:00pm, Sat 12:00pm-3:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Bakery, American, Take-out

A worker's owned cooperative, part of the Arizmendi co-op with several in the Bay Area. Arizmendi is the shortened name of Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta, a young priest who inspired and helped found the Mondragon Cooperatives in the Basque Country of Spain in the 1950s. Note: Takes credit cards with a minimum $6 purchase. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Raw Energy Organic Juice Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 2 reviews
2050 Addison St (at Shattuck, 1 blk N of downtown Berkeley Bart), Berkeley, California 94704
510-665-9464
Mon-Fri 7:30am-7:30pm, Sat 11:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Raw, Organic, Juice bar, American, Take-out

A juices and smoothies bar that also offers a small menu of both raw and cook food; has raw energy supplements. No dairy, sugar, ice, or chemicals used. Some items may contain honey. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Saturn Cafe - Berkeley

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 10 reviews
2175 Allston Way (at Oxford St), Berkeley, California 94704
510-845-8505
Mon-Fri 11:00am-12:00am, Sat-Sun 10:00am-12:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out

A second Saturn Cafe location, opened in August 2010 (the original one is in Santa Cruz). Vegetarian diner serving veggie burgers, fries, and shakes. Funky decor with also a Space Lounge that hosts live shows, DJs, karaoke, and local artwork; available for private parties and events. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Claypot Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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2501 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, California 94702
510-883-0100
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Vietnamese, Asian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Extensive Vietnamese and Chinese food menu. Has labeled veg dishes which include veggie fried rice, tofu veggie claypot, veggie chow fun, veggie tofu curry, soy chicken curry, soy chicken/ham or tofu bahn mi, tofu spring rolls, soy chicken and soy shrimp spring rolls, pot stickers, banana egg rolls, and others. Keeps on hand soymilk for Thai ice tea. Call for hours - tell us. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Easy Creole

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1761 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, California 94703
510-858-5063
Mon-Sat 11:00am-9:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-8:00pm
Cuisine: Creole, Cajun, Southern American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. New Orleans inspired food. Menu changes and is written on a chalkboard with one side being the meat dishes and the other side veg dishes. Gumbo, bean chili, and other Creole meals with bread or rice. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Lanesplitter Pizza

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 6 reviews
2033 San Pablo Ave (at University), Berkeley, California 94702
510-845-1652
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Beer/Wine, American, Pizza, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has a few vegetarian and vegan choices such as Sicilian vegan ricotta pizzas, vegan calzones, vegan eggplant bake, and the usual pizza vegetable toppings. Moderate.

Picante

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 3 reviews
1328 Sixth St (at Gilman), Berkeley, California 94710
510-525-3121
Mon-Fri 11:00am-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Mexican, Catering, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has a vegetarian/vegan menu with appetizers, tacos, tortas, tamales, soup, burritos, enchiladas, brunch items; organic corn tortillas made on a designated comal. Some regular menu dishes can be made vegan by request. Locally owned by a Berkeley native. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Razan's Organic Kitchen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
2119 Kittredge St (at Fulton), Berkeley, California 94704
510-486-0449
Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Middle Eastern, Ovo, Lacto, Mexican, Salad bar, Take-out, Mediterranean, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. All food is freshly made-in-house using organic produce. Offers vegan choices, plus anything on menu can be customized to your liking. Located near the UC Berkeley campus. Small place with limited seating inside. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (17 Listings)

Berkeley Student Food Collective

  • Health Food Store
4.0 stars 2 reviews
2440 Bancroft Wy Unit 102, Berkeley, California 94720
510-845-1985
Mon-Fri 9:00am-7:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:00am-6:00pm

On-campus health food store/cafe founded to provide organic, sustainable, humane, and local foods from the Bay Area. Offers fresh produce from Berkeley farmers markets, fair trade coffee, soy yogurt, vegan proteins, beverages, and vegan house and beauty products. Makes vegan sandwiches daily for grab n go.

Grocery Outlet

  • Health Food Store
4.5 stars 2 reviews
2001 4th St (at University Ave), Berkeley, California 94710
510-666-0670
Mon-Sun 8:00am-9:00pm

A deeply-discounted store carries name-brand products which vary since it is an outlet for overstocks. Always offers fresh organic greens, a wide selection of vegan milks, soy yogurt, silken tofu, cereal, granola, frozen veggies, vegan canned goods, eco-friendly products and much more. On top of the usual bargains, there's a 10% senior discount on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 8am-12pm.

Animal Place's Vegan Republic

  • Veg-Store
  • Vegan
5.0 stars 6 reviews
1624 University Ave, Berkeley, California 94703
510-280-5778
Mon-Sat 10:00am-7:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-6:00pm

Vegan boutique and specialty food shop stocking a variety of food and products, including hard-to-find items. Has mock meats and vegan cheeses, snacks and sweets, plus fashion accessories as well as pet food. Open since Feb 2014 and changed ownership in 2015 to Animal Place animal sanctuary. Proceeds now go to benefit the sanctuary.

CREAM

  • Other Veg Stuff
3.0 stars 1 review
2399 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, California 94704
510-649-1000
Mon-Wed 12:00pm-12:00am, Thu-Fri 12:00pm-2:00am, Sat-Sun 11:00am-2:00am

CREAM stands for cookies rule everything around me. Serves cookie ice cream sandwiches with house-made ice cream. You choose the cookie and the ice cream. Vegan options including milkshakes, floats and malts. Accepts credit cards.

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