115 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
8556 W 3rd St (at La Cienga Blvd), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Japanese, Organic, Take-out, Bakery, European
Vegan bakery and dessert cafe by Shojin, LA's gourmet vegan restaurant. Est. Apr 2016 across from the Beverly Center and Cedar Sinai. Features an abundant array of bakery treats, from tarts and cookies to more decadent choices like creme brulee and tiramisu. Beverages are coffee, milk teas, and juices. Everything is gluten-free and hand-crafted using quality ingredients. A fridge stocks prepared sushi and other meals, which you could eat there (option to have it warmed). Park in front or in the lot behind the building.
10438 National Blvd (at Palms area), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Thai, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Catering
A casual neighborhood cafe. Its vegan menu featuring breakfast items like burritos and pancake, plus extensive lunch and dinner including wraps, veggie burgers, pineapple curry, fried rice, pad Thai noodle, and main dishes with brown rice and featuring tofu, veggies, and mockmeats. Soy products used are vegan, and seitan is made in-house. Parking on street.
707 E 10 St (at downtown), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Thai, Fast food, Take-out, Catering
Its 4th location, opened March 2015 in downtown Los Angeles. Serves vegan Thai favorites (curry, soups, and stir frys with faux meat and brown rice) along with casual American fare (veggie burgers, pancakes, and wraps).
4718 Fountain Ave Unit D (at Vermont Ave), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Thai, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Catering
The third Vegan Joint location, opened Nov 2012. Look for it on the 2nd floor of a corner shopping plaza (requires going up a set of stairs). Offers the same tasty fare including Thai favorites (curries and stir-frys with faux meat and veggies served with brown rice) as well casual American classics (pancakes and hashbrown, veggie burgers with fries). Small and simple set-up.
8101 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Thai, Buffet, Take-out
Thai restaurant originating from Seattle, opened at this location Jan 2014. Offers vegan cuisine with an a la carte menu.
710 W 1st St (at dowtown LA), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Fusion
From the long established Au Lac in Fountain Valley springs its 2nd and more upscale location in downtown Los Angeles. Opened Dec 2014 across the street from Disney Concert Hall. Features a menu of mostly raw cuisine along with a few cooked vegan dishes. Full bar and upscale lounge atmosphere at moderate prices. Parking lot entrance is around the back of the plaza, or park on street.
3655 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Take-out, Ethiopian, African
Vegan Ethiopian food counter inside the Mercado la Paloma, near USC. Opened May 2013. Food court seating.
9303 W Pico Blvd (at Glenville), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Thai, Delivery, Take-out, Kosher
Opened Jun 2010 this little vegetarian restaurant turned all-vegan in 2014. Offers Thai cuisine like soups and curries as well as American foods like veggie burgers and wraps. Being in the Jewish-populated area of LA, it is certified Kosher and closed on Saturday. Has parking lot.
2520 N Glendale Blvd (at Los Feliz), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Western, Take-out
Casual vegan café serving salads, burgers, sides and desserts. This is its 2nd outlet, est. summer 2016.
8284 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Italian, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Catering, Gourmet
Opened in March 2013 by vegan chef Tal Ronnen, Crossroads offers an innovative gourmet culinary experience with a stylish upscale ambiance. Focus is on Mediterranean-themed small plates with selections in appetizers, salads, pasta, flatbreads, and desserts. Try the 3-cheese plate or kale spanikopita. Extensive farm-to-glass cocktails and wine list. Available for private events.
4449 Prospect Ave (at Hillhurst, in Los Feliz), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out
Pizzeria converted to being all vegan since winter of 2009. Serves vegan pizza with Daiya cheese, calzones, sandwiches, appetizers and different kinds of pasta. Offers vegan meat toppings as well as gluten-free pizza crust. Mostly takeout, small space with a table for 2 plus a couple tall stools. Parking available in front lot and on the street.
7751 1/2 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Mediterranean, Take-out
Falafel shop offering multiple varieties of falafel along with salads and other Mediterranean plates. Food is all vegan and organic.
3818 W Sunset Blvd (at /in Silver Lake), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out
Los Angeles vegan restaurant cafe. Menu features classic American and comfort food (that's all vegan) plus fresh juices. Breakfast is served on weekends. Small and causal with a counter and glass case displaying deli salads and a small selection of organic produce for sale. Gets crowded at mealtime, especially on weekends. Weekend brunch from 10am-1pm.
Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out only
Aka The FrankenStand, a spooky-theme mobile vegan hot dog stand that moves from event to event in the Greater Los Angeles area - check its website.
1557 Echo Park Ave (at Morton Ave), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Western, Juice bar
An all-vegan organic health bar and market serving organic fresh & cold pressed juices, smoothies, tonics, shots, bowls and vegan food. Also sells baked goods and packaged items such as kale chips, cookies and nut cheeses.
1769 Hillhurst Ave (at Kingswell, in Silverlake), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Thai, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out
One of the string of Thai food vegetarian restaurants in Los Angeles. The extensive menu includes breakfast all day, sandwiches and veggie burgers, salads, Thai curry and stir frys, noodles, and more. Red/brown rice served. Casual, modern decor with flat screen TVs. Prices range from cheap to moderate. NOTE: Reported fully vegan June 2016, however HappyCow has received numerous reports that staff is not always knowledgeable/honest on what is vegan and that they may still be using animal based products in some dishes. PLEASE UPDATE.
4507 S Centinela Ave (at Culver Blvd), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Thai, Delivery, Take-out
Veggie restaurant serving mostly Thai food in addition to Western food. Faux meat dishes, rice and noodle dishes, curry, wraps and burgers, pancake, and more. Very small and simple set up, no air conditioning.
2870 Rowena (at Silverlake area), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Italian, Organic, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Fusion
Opened Nov 2015, a vegan organic kitchen and retail space, co-owned by Moby the vegan musician! Offers menus for morning and evening with sample dishes such as grilled cheese on artisan-made bread with tomato soup, broccoli arancini, and panzanella. Large selection of beverages from loose leaf teas to smoothies and coffee drinks with housemade almond/cashew milks. Casual nice and cozy.
817 S Los Angeles St (at 8th, downtown LA), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out
A kiosk in the lobby of Academy Awards Clothes building in downtown. Offers comfort food including prepared vegan sandwiches, salads, and smoothies. Its signature is a breakfast sandwich made of veg sausage, soy-free cheese, chipotle sauce and maple syrup served on a multigrain English muffin. This location is fully vegan; its other outlets are not.
3526 W Slauson Ave (at View Park-Windsor Hills), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Indian, Soul Food
Vegan Indian restaurant and small store. All vegan food, except in their shop they bottled sell honey.
4319 W Sunset Blvd (at Silverlake area), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Thai, Delivery, Take-out
Opened Sept 2013, this is its 2nd location; other one is in Pasadena. Vegan restaurant serving mostly Thai food in addition to veggie burgers, wraps, pasta, and other American food.
1731 Colorado Blvd, Eagle Rock (at Eagle Rock Blvd N), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Mexican
A vegan deli/juice bar inside Organix market. Its small kitchen prepares sandwiches, burgers, and Mexican food. Has a child's menu. Located close to the Rose Bowl.
Venice Blvd (at Mar Vista farmers market), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Fast food, Mexican, Take-out only
Vegan food truck at Mar Vista farmers market, serving vegan tacos with marinated jackfruit and beans. Run by a husband and wife team. Caters and operates at events - check its webpage.
1047 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Take-out, Catering
Traditional Ethiopian cuisine in Los Angeles Fairfax district. Food is all vegan. Small and cozy space in area also known as "Little Ethiopia". Order lunch and dinner a la carte, or try the lunch special where a plate of assorted veggies, lentils, and special of the day are brought to you (free refill). Special beverages made from flax and sunflower seeds, plus vegan desserts.
317 S Broadway (at downtown LA), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Asian, Fusion
Vegan ramen counter in Grand Central Market, opened Nov 2015. Offers a small fusion menu, with add-ons including vegan egg.
Terminal 4, 1 World Way, LAX (at Post-Security, Departure Level - Food Court), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Macrobiotic, Juice bar, Take-out, Bakery
Opened on Dec 4, 2013 at the LAX airport, this is part of the Real Food Daily brand with locations in Southern California. All vegan food menu and vegan desserts. NOTE: One needs a boarding pass to reach it (Post-Security). Confirmed opne, Jan 2016, you can access this from T4, T5, and T6 (Tom Bradley).
333 S Alameda St Unit 310 (at 3rd St), Los Angeles, California
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Organic, Take-out, Fusion, Gourmet
Shojin organic and natural food is a vegan Japanese restaurant in Los Angeles Little Tokyo. Its menu offers a variety of vegetable sushi rolls plus salads, appetizers, ramen noodle, and seitan entrees. Intimate, fine dining on the 3rd floor of Little Tokyo Square shopping mall with parking in the plaza lot. Busy on weekend evenings so reserve ahead. In 2015 it added an online vegan dessert store: pomegranatelaonlineshop.com
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