Los Angeles became a hipster hub around the 1960s and since then conscious living, yoga and veganism have taken off in the popular city. It is one of the best cities to find delicious vegan food in the world due to the availability of fresh local ingredients and the popularity of alternative living. You can find everything from vegan comfort food, vegan health food and even vegan doughnuts so it’s no surprise that L.A. is a popular vacation spot for vegans all over the world. So, here’s a list of the best of the best vegan restaurants that will have you singing praises in the city of angels!
Sage Vegan Bistro
This bistro is located in Echo Park and it is a great place for a boozy brunch or a fun Friday night. It is a popular spot with one of its most popular dishes being the Jackfruit Nachos.
This restaurant is most known for its brunches and it is located in Highland Park. It is family friendly and also includes gluten free options.
Crossroads Kitchen and the Impossible Burger
Crossroads is another popular brunch spot that is headed by Tal Ronnen, an Isreali chef. It is well known for the Impossible Burger, which is a burger with extremely real feeling and tasting meat.
This trendy cafe has indoor and outdoor seating and is located in Silver Lake. They serve lthier food in huge portions and you can finish it off with one of their delectable cakes. One of their most popular dishes is the mashed potato with mushroom.
This spot is a vegan doughnut shop where you can build your own doughnut by adding a variety of toppings to your doughnut base. You can also indulge in their doughnut cakes and doughnut muffins.
Doomie’s Home Cookin’
This restaurant is deemed one of the best vegan food restaurants in LA and it serves American style soul food. You can indulge in fried ‘shrimp, ‘chicken’ fingers and the crowd favorite pulled ‘pork’. On top of all that it’s budget friendly!
This is one of the highest regarded vegan restaurants located in LA, where several celebrities frequent. It is located in Larchmont and is a concept restaurant that focuses on clean eating and positivity.
My Vegan Gold
This is a popular vegan spot with several meatless meat options like the sticky orange chicken.
This restaurant is owned by the famed recording artist Moby and is known for frequent celebrities. It specializes in fine dining with fabulous food and has a large vegan wine list.
While this café is not exclusively vegan it offers a lot of super tasty vegan options. It is located in echo park and some of the most popular dishes include the tahini with avocado puree and the rosewater and date truffles.
Native Foods Cafe
This café offers vegan fast food and is located near to UCLA. One of the most popular dishes offered there is the lox (carrots) and cream cheese (cashew) bagel.
This restaurant is located in West Hollywood and is quite affordable. It has indoor and outdoor seating and is a favorite spot for cocktails and tacos.
This restaurant is a take-out spot since it only has a couple of tables. It also offers gluten free crust options and is located near Barnsdall Park.
This restaurant is not exclusively vegan but they are most known for their vegan selection. It is budget friendly and their happy hour offers yummy vegan pizzas and snacks making it quite popular.
Vinh Loi Tofu
Lastly Vinh Loi Tofu is an unassuming restaurant located in a plaza in Reseda that serves the best tofu in the city.