The Non-Vegan Guide To Vegan In Los Angeles

Los Angeles Vegan Guide

Are you looking for Los Angeles vegan restaurants?

I’ll be honest. I’m not vegan or even vegetarian. I eat meat, seafood, and cheese. But to offset my eating ways, I often turn to vegetarian and vegan food. Being based (formerly) in Los Angeles helps. This city loves anything fitness or health-related!! I prefer to make vegan meals at home but here are some options if I’m going out for a vegan meal in Los Angeles. 

(*currently vowed to one vegan meal a day)

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Larchmont,  Venice, and DTLA

Cafe Gratitude

Cafe Gratitude is a vegan restaurant group from San Fran. They have two locations here in LA. It’s a bit pricey but mind you vegan dining in general is.

Cafe Gratitude

Indian quinoa and brown rice bowl and a quinoa breakfast bowl

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East Side Los Angeles Vegan

Golden Road

Golden Road Brewery has great vegan options. A vegan friend took me here and I love this brewery now!

Golden Road Brewery

Mmmm pretzel! And this is a hearts of palm ceviche

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West Hollywood Vegan

Gracias Madre

Do you love Mexican food? No worries vegan friends! Gracias Madre has you covered. This is a Mexican vegan restaurant in West Hollywood. I came here last year for lunch with a friend. We had some delicious options but my favourite were the margaritas! The patio area is awesome if you’re a fan of outdoor dining.

Gracias Madre Los Angeles

Mmmmm Mexican vegan!

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Several Locations Throughout California

Veggie Grill

Veggie Grill is a vegan fast food chain. It’s good. I eat there a bunch and I’m not vegan. Not everything is awesome but I love their Buffalo Chik’n like no other!

Veggie Grill

Ok I might have posted two versions of the Buffalo “Chik’n”



Juice in LA is a big deal. There’s Pressed Juicery, Erewhon, and more popping up by the second. Clover (now rebranded as Little West) is pretty close to where I live. I picked some up after coming back from Asia with serious illness and I swear it expedited the whole sick process. The juice is good. I know it’s debatable but how bad can consuming fruits and vegetables be? In moderation of course.

Clover Juice Los Angeles

Mmm juice

Moon Juice

If you’re on the West Side and have a hankering for Juice, visit Moon Juice in Venice. I’d never been here before but I was sick and my friend loaded me up on juice so I could get my vitamins.

Moon Juice Los Angeles

Moon Juice Los Angeles

Other Los Angeles Vegan recommendations:

Hugo’s Tacos I’ve eaten here. Vegan and vegetarian options. I like this place when I’m in Atwater Village. They have other locations too. I only have photos of a fish taco.

Sage on Sunset – I went here recently with my vegan friend. I wasn’t wowed but my potato taco was pretty good. I did order this coconut creme brulee from their shop to take home and that was awesome. No photos.

Crossroads – I am not 100% endorsing this place because it’s more of an upscale vegan place and for a meat eater, it’s pricey for the amount of food that you get. I left hungry yet spent $75. The food was delicious though and if I were vegan this would be my spendy meal spot. For my true vegan friends, they love it. We may have had a Heidi Fleiss in sweatpants sighting here.

Do you have other vegan places you like to eat at in LA? I don’t venture much over to the westside a lot. I’m sure there are loads there. I want to try Kippy’s Ice Cream but I never go out that way.


Los Angeles Vegan 
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