37 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
340 E 4th St (at Long Beach Blvd), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Juice bar, Take-out
Vegan cafe near the water, replaced Zephyr Vegetarian Cafe and under different ownership. Previously known as Ahimsa Vegan Kitchen. Menu features a selection sandwiches (tempeh reuben), plates and appetizers (nachos, brown rice sushi rolls), salads and pies for dessert. Confirmed open, Oct 2016.
2264 Pacific Ave, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Thai, Take-out
Thai vegan food restaurant est. 2014. Offers a sizable menu of soy meats, tofu, rice, noodles, and vegetable dishes. Quiet and simple space with dim lighting and plenty of seating.
5660 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste E (at Bellflower), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Raw, Fast food, Salad bar, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Gluten-free
An all-vegan juice bar near CSULB, featuring organic, cold pressed juices, smoothies, probiotic sodas, herbal tonics, gluten free parfaits, and large salads. Mostly raw food with some legume, noodle dishes and wraps. Takeout and delivery only. Offers juice cleanses and vegan health coaching. Delivers on Grubhub and Postmates.
4403 E 4th St, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, Organic, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Fusion
Vegan food restaurant offering a large menu with waffles, pancakes, bagels, french toast, crepes, latte, burritos, sandwiches, burgers, pizza, and desserts. Its 2nd location est. 2017.
2023 E 4th St (at Cherry), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Mediterranean, Take-out
An all-vegan restaurant serving freshly made-in-house falafel, hummus, fries, Israeli style pita steamed baked to order, gluten free chickpea chocolate chip cookies made daily and house sauces of tahini, amba, shatta. Grab 'n go or dine-in (3 tables outdoors only). Ordering to pick up is recommended.
6451 E Pacific Coast Hwy (at The Marketplace), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out
Casual all-vegan cafe chain with locations in Southern California (see website). Offers a variety of original veggie burgers and sandwiches, salads, sweet potato fries, kids menu, and desserts.
3816 Woodruff Ave Ste 100B, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Indian, Take-out, Mexican
Small vegetarian cafe opened Jan 2015 on the 1st floor of a medical building. Uses fresh ingredients, and many of the vegetarian items can be made vegan upon request. Limited counter seating inside and a few tables outside. Plenty of parking.
801 E 3rd St (at Alamitos), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Western
Vegetarian restaurant in the heart of downtown Long Beach. Can make anything on the menu vegan. Offers both take out and backyard cafe-style patio. Uses organic produce from local farmers.
4007 E 4th St, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Fast food
Coffe house, music venue, and art space where local artists and musicians hangout. Serving specialty drinks, smoothies, bagels, and veggie sandwiches. Has vegan butter and tofutti for bagel, soy and almond milk and rice milk option for drinks. Free Wi-Fi access.
420 E 4th St, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Organic, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Bistro setting in East Village Arts District. Menu marks the vegetarian & vegan items. Vegan choices include a breakfast tofu scramble plus avocado toast, hummus, grilled portobello sandwich, spaghetti, and a couple salads.
1923 E Broadway, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Catering, Greek, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. American Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. For vegetarians, the regular menu includes a veggie combo, a vegan combo, and a tofu combo platter, falafel & hummus, make-your-own pasta option, among others. Staff will assist with veg diet requests. Confirmed re-opened as of Jan 2017.
2131 E Broadway, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Ovo, Chinese, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Mandarin Chinese food restaurant just off 4th Street's Retro Row. While menu is heavy on meat dishes, there is a labeled vegetable menu section. Large portions.
3400 E Broadway (at Belmont Heights area), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Beer/Wine, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small restaurant has few vegetarian dishes that and can be made vegan upon request: tofu burritos, vegetarian tacos, veggie taco salads, fajitas with tofu. No lard used.
3734 E 4th St, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Open for breakfast, brunch, and lunch, this diner-vibe cafe offers a breakfast burrito with soyrizo, beans, and rice or potatoes - comes with a variety of salsas. Could request for vegan substitutions.
1327 E 4th St, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers a few inexpensive options for vegetarians, including the veggie burrito with beer-battered peppers spinach and mushroom, and the potato tacos. Vegans ask to leave off the cheese. Has a salsa bar.
3832 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Authentic Thai food restaurant with a "vegetable and tofu" section on the otherwise typical non-veg Thai menu. The servers will give you detailed information about what is vegan/vegetarian and what is not. Often has vegetarian specials-of-the-day.
6563 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Chinese, Take-out, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chinese food place. Could ask to substitute tofu for meat, use veggie broth for soup. The owner accommodates veg requests.
2118 E 4th St (at Cherry Ave ), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Sleek modern atmosphere with lots of light in the afternoon and moody lighting at night. Several clearly identified vegetarian options including pho, banh mi, crepe, egg rolls and spring rolls (vegan). The pan seared tofu with scallions is also vegan, though it isn't labeled as so. Selection of traditional drinks, beers, wines, and cocktails.
7551B Carson Blvd (at Long Beach Center Mall), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Franchise quick service pizza concept where you stand in line and choose the dough, sauce, and toppings to go on your pizza. Has vegan cheese.
2300 E 4th St (at Junipero), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A coffee shop in the heart of Long Beach's Retro Row offering vegetarian and vegan sandwich and salad options, vegan breakfast burrito and mac & cheese, in addition to coffee, tea, and juice. They carry soy milk and often carry vegan muffins and sweet breads. The Wild Chive, a vegan soul food vendor, offers brunch at Portfolio at weekends.
6473 E Pacific Coast Hwy (at E 2nd St), Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Mexican, Latin American, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Uses recipes passed down from four generations in Mexico, and influences from Spain, Cuba, Argentina, Columbia and Brazil. Owner is vegetarian, and the menu features a separate vegetarian menu with a few vegan and gluten free labeled. Has Wi-Fi.
621 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Korean, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small, family-owned Korean restaurant with vegan options including tofu Korean tacos, meal-sized soups, noodles and Bibimbap, sides, a marinated tofu steak. 2016 now takes credit cards.
2830 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California
Cuisine: Japanese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Located in the Loews shopping center. Vegan options include udon soup with tofu & tempura veggies, grilled vegetable salad, and a vegetable sushi roll. Can customize dishes to vegan. Ask if tempura is cooked in same fryer as non-veg.
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