Vegi Wokery

  • Vegan Vegan
    ( 41 reviews )
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11329 183rd Street, Cerritos, California, USA, 90701

Offers weekday lunch specials. Uses mock meats. Dinner prices cheap to moderate. Reported March 2017 to be all vegan - please let HappyCow know. Open Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, 4:30pm-9:00pm.

Categories: Vegan, Chinese, Fast food, Take-out

41 Reviews

First Review by spidey

Best vegan restaurant in the Cerritos area - Edit

I absolutely love this place! It's all Chinese style vegan with an amazing variety. Prices are reasonable and the service is great!
The ambiance is so calming and peaceful. I just love being here.

Pros: Delicious, healthy food , Great variety of vegan Chinese food , Great service

Cons: No debit or credit cards accepted

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Definitely will be back - Edit

Came with my bf (meat-eater) Ordered 3 dishes.
1. PAN FRIED NOODLES W/ VEGGIES
2. PEKING "DUCK" W/ STEAM BUNS
3. "BEEF" BROCCOLI

1. PAN FRIED NOODLES- we both wanted to like this but it was just so greasy.... mushrooms that came with it not taste good (but that's just how this type of mushroom tastes...not their fault.) Won't order again ):

2. PEKING "DUCK" & STEAM BUNS- I loves it!! Been craving this for a while and this hit the spot. Great replacement for duck!! Would definitely get this again.

3. "BEEF" & BROCCOLI- REALLY GOOD....we both loved this so much we will definitely get this again next time.

Can't wait to try other dishes as well!

Pros: Good prices, good food, and good customer service!

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awesome food - Edit

Good food and good services

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cozy, homey, satisfying - Edit

I come here when I feel like a good home cooked meal. The soups are large and meant to be shared, and we always get one. Love the wonton soup and can always rely on the hot and sour soup to be good. A frequent special, the crispy mushrooms, is now a favorite. A few dishes here and there miss the mark a little bit, sometimes being too salty, (easily remedied for lunch the next day) but overall, I'm a regular here, and usually get extra so I have plenty of leftovers for later. The family is very nice, and the food comes out fast, all for a very reasonable price.

Pros: fast, delicious, satisfying

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wonderful little place! - Edit

I've been to Vegi Wokery 6 times and it just gets better each time. I have learned to order what she recommends and it's the right choice. The fried oyster mushrooms were delicious. I love this place because the atmosphere is like home and the owners are so nice. It's also the closet vegan restaurant to me, which I love.

Pros: cozy, vegan desserts, fast service

Cons: cash only

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Love this place! - Edit

I've been coming here for years. Owners are incredibly kind and the orange chicken never disappoints!

Musts: orange chicken, spring rolls, and thai tea!

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RIDICULOUS small portions, NOT Vegan, Bad Hours - Edit

I was looking for a vegan restaurant between my house in Burbank and Disneyland (which I frequent often) somewhere proximate to the 5 freeway that I could visit often. Vegi Wokery fits that bill so I read every review that I could find, studied the Vegi Wokery website in detail including their menu. I have to admit to becoming paranoid about vegetarian and vegan restaurants that are not careful about their ingredients being animal-free, so I study all information carefully. The reviews really encouraged me, and excitedly I arrived at Vegi Wokery for my first visit for dinner in early October with my new vegan girlfriend fresh from out of town (Denver) trying to impress her, and THEY WERE CLOSED FOR A WEEK! They had a little sign in front saying they were on vacation. Why couldn't they put this on their website? I had come from Disneyland fighting 5 O'clock rush hour traffic so it took over a half an hour to get there, we were STARVING, and I couldn't believe that this is the way they do business! We were going to Knotts Scary Farm afterward and had to eat something vegan, but we "had put all our eggs in one basket" and couldn't find anything else and now it was getting late because of rush hour delays and we went straight on to Knotts 2 hungry vegans. Knotts has some vegan crap food so we survived there barely, but this put my girl in a bad mood and we got into a bit of a tiff and this ruined our whole time. 2 weeks later we decided to give Vegi Wokery another try. This time they were open. We ordered several dishes and SURPRISE! TEENY-TINEY PORTIONS like you'd see at Gourmet places like Crossroads, Gadarene Swine, Juliano's/Planet Raw, etc. And in just a shopping-center no-class restaurant atmosphere! I mean these portions were ALL so small it was insulting. The food was good, not great, and I would return again except for the portions. the prices were VERY ridiulously high for what you get. Spent $60 two people and honestly left the restaurant still very hungry. Here's the kicker: at Vegefest Orange county november 1 2015, Vegi Wokery had a booth there and their portions were by far much bigger than in the restaurant and very fair. you'd expect the opposite. What's going on with them and the other reviews that said they had generous portions? Another problem: everybody said they're nearly entirely vegan, yet the menu clearly stated that there were 6 items that had animal products/dairy. NEVER going back. I'll stick to Souplantation.

Pros: food is good, service is friendly, NOT VEGAN several dishes have dairy

Cons: RIDICULOUSLY small portions, they do not update their website AT ALL, hours of operation NOT as advertised.

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Friendly staff and great food - Edit

Lots of vegan options on the menu. Brought some sample dishes to work and my staff had no idea it was vegan/vegetarian until I told them. When I came for the first time with my family, we told the server (who I think was the owner) about my recent heart attack and she came back with some guava nectar that she freshly made and gave it to us stating it was good for reducing high blood pressure. Very kind and great food!

Pros: Lots of vegan options, but not everything is so re

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3 cows for good, basic food - Edit

I went for lunch and had a good meal. The portion was large ("Chicken" with mixed veggies). The price was reasonable (for the Los Angeles area) and the employees were nice. I would not call it above average, but the food was good.

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Live It - Edit

Very nice people. Prompt service and bonnie is a sweetheart. Only issue is they only take cash which isn't a problem with me but some folks don't carry cadh.

Pros: Service , Cozy , Polite

Cons: Cash Only

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Great Restaurant - Edit

The nicest people run this place. The service is great. Bring a party of eight, a loved one or by yourself, the food is great. It is NOGO Vegan cuisine at its best. Try the Vegan Lamb soup, Vegan Dim Sum Shou Mai, Vegan Kung Pao Chicken, Vegan House special fish and have a great evening of vegan food. The price is very reasonable for the high quality of food. The 'To Go Food' works well.

Pros: Taste of food and price, Service and Parking, great atmosphere

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Rad.. - Edit

Very delicious and the people are extremely friendly. Definitely a great spot.

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DELICIOUS!! - Edit

I just went here for the first time today. I'm trying to transition to vegetarian and have been searching for a place like this! I had the Orange Meat dish and Thai iced tea.. was incredible. The price was right and it tasted amazing. I can't wait to go back!
My daughter claims to hate anything that's not "real" meat. I brought it home and told her to try the new "Chinese place" She had no clue she wasn't eating meat... then I told her and she asked if she could finish my leftovers.. NO WAY, those are mine! LOL
This place is a must try

Pros: Price is right, Service is fast, Big portions

Cons: cash only

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Best place in TOWN - Edit

We have been going here for 13 years. NOT ONE BAD MEAL!! This place is one of the best in town for Vegi food. Very friendly and a great place to take friends for a fine dinner.

Pros: Food is alway made fresh, Service is fast, Every body there smiles

Cons: NOT OPEN ON SUNDAYS

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decent but not amazing - Edit

i tried vegi wokery for the first time and ordered the pork ribs, fried rice, and a cupcake. the pork ribs were battered and fried fake meat, good flavor but not amazing. the fried rice did not have enough flavor. i ordered a lemon cupcake to go but discovered it was banana when i got home. i am not a fan of banana and was disappointed. overall, the menu seems like average asian vegan food- i'll give it another try at some point but won't expect the best vegan meal of my life.

Pros: good value, large menu

Cons: mistake with order

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Long time happy customer - Edit

I discovered this place when I was 18 back in 2001 and was taken away by the quality, deliciousness, and value. I started with the 'orange meat' entree and gradually have tried close to half of the menu. Bonnie and the rest of the wait are very warm and friendly. My non vegetarian friends and family all like the place too. I reccomend this place to everyone especially for people who are starting on there vegetarian journey as a place where they can bring their meat eating friends too.

Pros: Good food, Good value, Friendly staff

Cons: Cash only

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Must Try - Edit

I have been here a few times. Its great! The Vegan duck is remarkable. Only down side, no debit or credit accepcted. I love this place. It's close to my job, so I always go on my hour lunch breaks. They service is fast and friendly. I will keep returning back.

Pros: Great Food, Great Service, Geat Pricing

Cons: No debit or credit

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I guess I didn't have one of the best experiences - Edit

My night job is down the street from here. Thought I'd check it out before work. They are closed between 2:30-4:30 (I arrived at 4pm)
Staff was very friendly and pricing is what I'd expect to pay. They don't take credit/debit cards, I had to walk to an atm. I ordered it to go and my food was scalding hot when I opened it at work. The dumplings tasted good and the sweet and sour pork was ok.
However the food destroyed my stomach. I don't think I'll be going back here, maybe it was what I ordered but I wasn't impressed.

Pros: nice atmosphere

Cons: kinda expensive, scalding hot food, does not accept debit/credit

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Chinese/Taiwanese - Edit

I had read about this place on happycow, and here's my Vegi Wokery review.

My favorite dish from this restaurant is the sticky rice wrapped in bamboo leaves - it's a Taiwanese specialty food. You have to ask for it, and sometimes they have it for takeaway frozen. I've eaten so many of them!

The food at Vegi Wokery is generally pretty good. My family enjoys it.

Pros: friendly owners

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VEGAN CUPCAKES! - Edit

What more do you need? ;) But seriously, this place is awesome. The employees are totally nice. Super sweet. I wanted to hug her! The food is just as amazing. I got the vegetarian orange meat (vegan) and it is really good. I also got a chocolate vegan cupcake and coconut vegan cupcake. Amazing. Seriously, I am so excited that I found this place. I will be back. I will also have leftovers all weekend. They give you a good amount of food, but also just because the food is so good I want it to last. ^_^

Pros: Amazing food, Amazing service, VEGAN CUPCAKES!

Cons: Cash only

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favorite Chinese restaurant - Edit

The owner was very sweet and warm. She gave great suggestions off the menu. I got basil ginger chicken, brown rice, and bbq pork steamed buns. The chicken dish was very flavorful and juicy and it had a generous amount of vegetables to accompany it. The brown rice was fluffy with lots of grains, exactly how I like it. I also ordered the house tea and a veg peanut butter cupcake after, which was amazing! I am crazy about veg desserts, and I would say theirs were perfect. They had lots of cupcake flavors to choose from. I must try them all. It was my sister's first time at a vegan restaurant and she kept commenting on how delicious everything was. There was an interesting mix of couples, families, and lots of Chinese people dining here at the time of my visit. I am determined to bring my friends here to change their mind about vegan food!

Pros: friendly staff, big portions

Cons: cash only

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Awesome Vegan Food! - Edit

My fiance and I have been coming here for about 3 years now and I absolutely love it! The staff is always so nice and the food is amazing! I always look forward to getting a cupcake before I leave! They only accept cash so make sure you go to the bank before coming here.

Pros: Amazing Food, Awesome Staff, Vegan

Cons: Cash Only

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Wonderful Chinese Vegan Food with incredible staff - Edit

We were out and about and used our Veg'n Out App to find some nearby vegan food and Vegi Wokery came up. We found it in a nice strip mall area. The food is Chinese with most things stir fried. We are on the oil free McDougall Diet and the chef and server(owner I think) we extremely kind. They recommended a few dishes they could do w/o oil and we FEASTED on this amazing rice noodle cabbage dish seasoned with a little soy sauce and red pepper and added extra veggies on top. It was a huge portion and so good! They have VegNews copies for you to read and are so polite and friendly. I'd eat hear weekly if I lived closer!

Pros: great chinese vegan food, accomodate special requests, nice and friendly

Cons: cash only

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Vegi Treasure - Edit

All the comments are dead-on about the pleasant demeanor of the staff here. I have come here two Mondays in a row and plan to go again today. The place is a bit small but the value of the lunch special is totally worth the effort to scope it out. I am not too fond of the Orange Meat (faux Orange Chicken) but the Mustard Greens with Bean Curd sheets was simply delicious. I am tempted to also try the Peking Duck. We'll see. The brown/wild rice is also a great paring to the lunch special. The food is not greasy and doesn't leave you with a "WOW, I'm stuffed feeling." Its just right. Closed on Sundays and bring cash if you're getting a lunch special. Check out the menu. They have lots of options. Take a look and see what appeals to your taste buds for the day :-) Great value.

Pros: Economic Prices, Generous Portions

Cons: Staff a bit diff to communicate with , Some dishes great. Other maybe not.

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Dennis Lucido - Edit

My wife and I ate there today and it was very good. My wife is not a vegan and was still able to find a menu item she liked.

Pros: excellent food, good value, friendly staff

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Wonderful Dining Experience - Edit

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The restaurant was very clean, the quality of the food was excellent, the wait staff was attentive and helpful, and we left wishing only that we did not live 250 miles away!

Pros: Cleanliness, excellent food, friendly and helpful staff

Cons: distance from our home!

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Vegi Wokery - Edit

Food was hot. Service was excellent. Spicy Vegi-Ginger Chicken was marvelous. A+

Pros: Service, Food, Clean

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