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Written By: Ryan Leuteritz Best San Diego Vegan Restaurants

Plant Power! Best San Diego Vegan Restaurants

Fast food isn’t just greasy hamburgers anymore. See Plant Power, who have created a restaurant dedicated to quick and easy vegan food, like the Filet O Fishless, which is their take on the popular McDonald’s menu item.

Plant Power Fast Food
2204 Sunset Cliffs Blvd
San Diego, CA 92107

Best San Diego Vegan Restaurant

Third Time’s the Charm

Trilogy Sanctuary & Cafe is a vegan jack of all trades. They serve anything you could think of including entrees, pressed juices, superfood smoothies, desserts and they do so without using any refined sugar or soy. They also offer detox programs and catering!

Trilogy Sanctuary & Cafe
7650 Girard Ave, Ste 400
La Jolla, CA, 92037


Polenta of Possibilities Here

For those looking for a formal vegan dinner, make a reservation at Donna Jean. Their menu is seasonal, sustainable and plant-based. It features beautiful entrees like their Polenta complete with slow roasted tomatoes, heirloom beans, muhammara and sumac.

Donna Jean
2949 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92103


They Heart Vegan Food

Loving Hut was created with a vision of peace, compassion and sustainability, to serve food with vegan ingredients. They have an extensive menu that includes vegan versions of your favorite Mexican, Chinese and American dishes, making them the perfect starting point for those who are transitioning to a plant-based diet.

Loving Hut
1905 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104


This Spot is En-Thai-Rely Awesome

This vegan Thai restaurant is locally renowned for its plant-based takes on classic Thai dishes. They not only serve entrees, like green curry with fried tofu and kow soi with mock duck, but also traditional Thai teas and vegan coffee drinks!

Veganic Thai Cafe
1417 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92103

Best San Diego Vegan Restaurants

I Only Have Pies For You

Peace Pies boasts a full menu of raw, vegan, gluten and soy-free options. They are well known for their pizzas, made with fresh ingredients from local farms, but their desserts, like the strawberry layer cake, are truly impressive.

Peace Pies
4230 Voltaire St
San Diego, CA 92107

Join the rEvolution!

From the raw tacos to the homemade burgers, this is the quintessential vegan fast food spot, even featuring a drive-thru option! Most of their food is made in-house, including their burgers, tacos, stuffed veggies, juices and smoothies and even their ketchup and ranch dressing.

Evolution Fast Food
2965 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103


Love a Brunch

Chef Mike Feil is quite a successful restaurant owner and Soulshine is his newest plant-based endeavor! He’s created a vegan fusion menu of tapas, bowls, salads, burgers, pizzas and even pizza. They also do weekend brunch, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., where you can find delectable vegan breakfast dishes, like their maple and peanut butter pancakes.

3864 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109

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