20 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
12406 W Washington Blvd, Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Organic, Take-out
Sister restaurant to Shojin in downtown LA, this one opened in 2013 on a busy street - look for the lotus root design. Offers modern vegan Japanese cuisine with refreshing beverages, a variety of appetizers and sushi rolls plus ramen and daily desserts. Intimate setting with dim lighting.
10200 Venice Blvd (at Vinton), Culver City, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Take-out, Catering
Vegetarian Indian food restaurant. Offers a daily lunch buffet with many choices, all-you-can-eat. Also offers an a la carte menu: dosas, curries, breads, etc... Most dishes contain dairy - vegans to ask. Simple setup with many tables for seating and view of kitchen. Has parking lot. Note that restaurant food is vegetarian but catering menu is not all vegetarian.
9409 Venice Blvd (at Bagley), Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out
Grocer store and casual vegetarian Indian restaurant with a couple tables outside for sitting. Most dishes spicy. Note: Kitchen may be used for non-veg catering.
9426 W Washington Blvd (at downtown), Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Raw, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Honey
A raw-focused cafe by Matthew Kenney, opened Mar 2015 in downtown Culver City. On the menu are kelp noodles and bowls, raw snacks, smoothies, and cold pressed juices. Vegan except for honey. Confirmed open Apr 2016.
4130 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Pizza, Organic, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Fusion, Honey
Its 2nd restaurant which also house Kindkreme raw ice cream bar. Menu here is more extensive than its other locations. Large space with full bar. Food is vegan, from sandwiches, grain bowls, and tacos to pizza, starters and salads plus hot pretzels. The only non-vegan item is honey for sale and in a few ice cream flavors.
10700 Washington Blvd (at Overland), Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Indian, Fast food, Take-out
Vegetarian Indian fast food with many vegan options. The dishes are pre-made and kept warm in a glass steamtable. You order at the counter. A combo with 3 curries/dishes, white rice, and bread costs around $8.50 (extra for brown rice). Offers soy yogurt for vegans. There's also a small chaat menu (samosas, pani puri, bhel puri). Casual, clean-lines decor with a large wooden communal table in the center of the dining area. Parking in lot behind or on the street in front. Same owners as Bhahat Baazar, but this location is restaurant only and no Indian groceries.
10200 Venice Blvd Ste 207, Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai food restaurant with a few L.A. area locations. In 2012 it added a separate vegan menu. On the 2nd floor of a small shopping plaza. Rustic wooden furniture and Thai decor inside.
9018 Venice Blvd (at Culver Blvd ), Culver City, California
Cuisine: Ovo, Chinese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. While this is primarily meat based Chinese food restaurant, it tries to cover the vegetarian ground by offering an extensive menu dedicated to veggie dishes, and many of which include a mock meat protein (soy beef, soy fish, soy pork, etc.). Simple, old style Chinese decor. Parking lot in front.
4437 Sepulveda Blvd (at Braddock Dr), Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Pizza, Organic, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Casual cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with menu featuring fair trade organic coffee, artisan bread, salads, sandwiches, soups, quesadilla, pizzas, and vegan cakes. Uses organic vegetable and fruit and offers many vegan dishes, clearly marked. Has faux chicken, tofu, vegan cheese (Daiya), and usually soup of the day is vegan. Free Wi-Fi. Street parking only. Re-opened Jun 2012 after renovations.
9040 Lindblade, Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Organic, Fast food, Catering, Take-out only, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Mobile food truck with mostly vegan & organic options- check its web for schedule.
9341 Culver Blvd (at Venice), Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Catering, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. California-style Mexican restaurant with locations in LA. Offers a vegan tamale, 2 soups, and several ovo-lacto vegetarian main courses. You can request vegan Daiya cheese for an added charge, as a substitute in place of dairy cheese. Spacious location in downtown Culver City, next door to the all vegan restaurant, Native Foods.
9901 Washington Blvd Ste 102, Culver City, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. International restaurant chain featuring artisan bakery and communal table. Menu includes ovo-lacto vegetarian dishes as well as vegan ones (denoted).
10406 Venice Blvd, Culver City, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Keeps 2 separate kitchens areas, one being for veg food. Owners are from Kerala, and a few menu items are distinctly from that part of India.
3850 Main St Ste A, Culver City, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Build-your-own pizza franchise pizzeria. Has vegan cheese add-on or go cheeseless; lots of vegetables and sauces; a few salads as well.
12608 W Washington Blvd Ste A, Culver City, California
Cuisine: Japanese, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Omusubi is seaweed wrapped around rice ball with a bit of filling inside, like a Japanese version of fast food sandwich. Menu on the wall labels a few vegan small dishes but strangely does not label the vegan omusubi options, which are: hijiki peas corn; mushroom; ume; and eggplant.
10855 Venice Blvd, Culver City, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Not really so veg-friendly as menu is meat-centered, BUT you can get veg Nepalese momos (dumplings), pan-fried or steamed. Also there are around 13 a la carte main veg dishes. No buffet at this location.
9523 Culver Blvd (at downtown), Culver City, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Organic, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Assembly line concept salad restaurant with multiple locations. Build-your-own or order from its menu which includes a "happy vegan" (wheat with cranberry and hazelnuts, quinoa with cucumber and beets, green hummus, tabbouleh, greens), a grilled and roasted vegetables but need to request no aioli (contains egg). Or ask to omit cheese on the other salads and sub for another topping. Usually a vegan soup each day.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
12469 Washington Blvd, Culver City, California
Artisan chocolate shop opened in July 2013. The chocolates are all vegan-suitable without dairy except for holiday caramels and such (just ask). Offers hot chocolate drinks with option for nut milk as a base. Also operates booths at area farmers markets.
8770 Washington Blvd, Culver City, California
The 2nd branch of "the co-op" opened Aug 2017. Member-owned market that is open to the public. Has deli, hot food and salad bar, coffee and fresh juice bar. Large seating area inside. The grab-n-go case features many raw food items. Stocks fresh organic fruit and vegetable, a large selection of bulk staple, frozen and refrigerated food, vitamins, supplements, snacks, basic cooking items, grocery, and more.
10738 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, California
Long-time operating health food and sports nutrition store. Providing client patient services in addition to sports and nutritional supplements, energy and protein powders, diabetic management, and other health products. No fresh produce.
3550 Hayden Ave, Culver City, California
This is the warehouse and office of the company, but there is a small showroom attached with stock for sale. Everything is raw and many organic and fair trade. Products for sale in the showroom include various nuts, hemp protein, raw cacao butter, raw cacao nibs, goji berries, organic Peruvian olives, coconut oil, coconut sugar, olive oil, dehydrated kale chips, and some other food stuff. Call ahead before you go as their meetings may cause the showroom to close to the public. Previously located on Colorado Ave, Santa Monica.
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