San Diego has been ranked one of the most vegan-friendly cities in the United States. Did you know we have more than 30 restaurants and pop-ups that serve 100% vegan food? Are you up for the challenge of trying them all?

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San Diego’s all-vegan eateries 


Anthem North Park / Anthem Vegan — North Park restaurant (plus pop-ups listed below)
California Homemades — Escondido
Choice Superfood — Carlsbad, Del Sur, Little Italy, Solana Beach
Donna Jean SD — San Diego (Balboa Park)
EVE Encinitas — Encinitas
Evolution Fast Food — San Diego (Balboa Park)
Grains — University Heights
Kindred — South Park
Loving Hut — Mira Mesa
Loving Hut — University Heights
Modern Times Far West Lounge — Encinitas
Native Foods — Encinitas
Native Foods — Point Loma
Native Foods — Clairemont Mesa
Natural Delights Juice Bar — Rancho San Diego
Nibble Chocolate — Old Town San Diego; multiple pop-ups throughout the county.
NoW Cafe — Mission Beach
Peace Pies — Encinitas, Ocean Beach; multiple farmer’s markets throughout the county.
Plant Power Fast Food — Ocean Beach, and Encinitas
The PurpleMint Vegan Bistro — Grantville/Mission Valley
Soulshine — Mission Beach
Trilogy Sanctuary cafe — La Jolla
Veganic Thai Cafe — Hillcrest
VeggieGrill— Carlsbad, UTC


Anthem Vegan — Sun: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Farmer’s Market; Wed: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Ocean Beach Farmer’s Market; Thurs: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at SDSU Farmer’s Market
Blissful Gatherings — Periodic pop-ups throughout the county.
Buddha Sauces — Sun: 9am-2pm at Hillcrest Farmer’s Market; Sun 10am-2pm at Leucadia Farmer’s Market; Wed: 4pm-8pm at Ocean Beach Farmer’s Market; Thurs: 11am-1pm at Eastgate Lunch Market; Sat 9am-1pm at Poway Farmer’s Market and Vista Farmer’s Market
By Rosaline — Based in Camp Pendleton, pop-ups through the county.
The Capybara Experiment — Pop-ups only
Earth Equals — Pop-ups at various farmers markets
El Veganito — Tuesday: Escondido Farmers’ Market (Grand Ave) 2:30-7pm; Thursday: Oceanside Farmers Market, 5-9pm; Catering available.
Food Karma MXL — Pop-up vendor from Mexicali, pops up in Barrio Logan
Jai Fusion — Pop-ups throughout the county.
Katie’s Healing Kitchen — Pop-ups throughout the county.
La Taqueria Vegiee (SD) — Food truck in South Park
Maya’s Cookies — Sold at Mission Square Market. Also available at farmers markets — Tuesdays: Pacific Beach Farmers Market; Thursdays: North Park Farmers Market; Saturdays: Poway Farmers Market; Paradise Yogurt Mission Valley; Loving Hut Mira Mesa; Nibble Chocolate Old Town
Nibble Chocolate — Multiple pop-ups throughout the county.
Peace Pies — Sun: 9am-2pm at Hillcrest Farmer’s Market; Sun 10am-2pm at Leucadia Farmer’s Market; Sat 9am-1pm at Little Italy
PlantBasedPopUp — Pop-ups in fine dining restaurants throughout the county. Sign-up for invite list.
Rawsome Delights — Pop-ups throughout the county.
SoulBaked — Grantville farmer’s market and various locations throughout the county.
Tin Roof — Food Truck COMING SOON
Veg’n Out — Wed:  11am-2pm at Concourse Lunch Market (Downtown); Thurs: 3pm-7:30pm at North Park Farmers Market; Fri: 4pm-8pm at Saint Archer Brewery (Miramar)
VeggyJess — Thurs: 5-9pm at Oceanside Sunset Market


Flora Bakeshop — Special orders and pop-ups
Hazel & Jade Bakery — Special orders and sold in select locations including Banana Dang Coffee and The DOJO
Passiflora Bakery — Pop-ups at Little Italy’s Wednesday and Saturday farmer’s markets
Snopel’s Bakeshop — Available at Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub, The Whet Noodle, Privateer Marketplace, Privateer Coal Fire Pizza, Kona Hut Coffeehouse, Nibble Chocolate, Dolce Italian Ice (Ice cream cake collaboration), and by special order
SoulMUCH — Pop-ups at Ocean Beach farmer’s market and other locations
Starry Lane Bakery — Hillcrest (uses refined sugar)
Unison Baking Co — Pastries supplied to Modern Times Cafe, Grindhouse CV, Coffee Cycle, Unico Juice Shop, OB Garden Cafe
Valley Girl Vegan Sweets — Pine Valley, delivers


Get Fluffed Up — Vegan cotton candy
Mission Square Market and Vegan Deli — Grantville/Mission Valley (inside Mission Square Market)
Modern Times Fermentorium Cafe — Midway (Point Loma)
Nomad Eats — Vegan cheese available for purchase at Oh Juice (Encinitas), Just Peachy (Encinitas), and Mission Square Market (Grantville)
Sol-ti — Miramar

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San Diego’s vegan-friendly restaurants

Banana Dang Coffee — Oceanside
Beaming — Del Mar, LA Jolla
Cafe Gratitude — Downtown San Diego
Cafe Jay Vegetarian — Sorrento Valley
Chennai Tiffins — Mira Mesa
The DOJO Cafe — City Heights
Donut Panic — Grantville/Mission Valley
Everbowl — San Marcos, Poway
Green Door Cafe — La Jolla
GreensPlease — Sabre Springs (Poway)
Happy Life Organics Veggie Deli (aka Water Store) — Chula Vista
Holy Matcha Green Tea Cafe — North Park
Juliantla Chocolate — Julian
Jyoti Bihanga — Normal Heights
OB Garden Cafe — Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach People’s Organic Foods Market — Ocean Beach
Olive Oil Cafe — SDSU
Plumeria Vegetarian Restaurant — University Heights
Plum — Encinitas
Project Juice — Hillcrest
Rasraj — Miramar
Sattivik — Miramar
Sipz Vegetarian Restaurants — Clairemont Mesa, North Park
SitaRam — Encinitas
Surati Farsan Mart — San Diego
Vegetarian Oasis — Chula Vista
Viva Pops — Miramar, Normal Heights
WorldBeat Cafe — Balboa Park

2Good2Be Bakery and Cafe — Encinitas, Rancho Bernardo
Alforon — College Area
Amardeen Cafe — UTC
Amarin Thai — Hillcrest
Annapurna Indian Cuisine — Mira Mesa
Apollonia Bistro — UTC
Awash Ethiopian Restaurant and Market — University Heights
Baja Pizzeria — Teralta West
BAR by RED DOOR — Mission Hills
Be Fresh — La Jolla, San Diego
The Bell Marker — Downtown
Berkeley Pizza — Downtown & North Park
Berta’s Latin American Restaurant
BeShock Ramen — Downtown (East Village)
Big Front Door — University Heights
The Big Kitchen
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza — Carlsbad, Encinitas, Clairemont Mesa
Blind Lady Ale House — Normal Heights
Bombay Coast — Clairemont, La Jolla
Breakfast Republic — North Park, Liberty Station, Ocean Beach, Encinitas, or East Village
Busy B Thai Cafe — El Cajon
Cafe of India — Point Loma
Calibanza Hummus and Grill — Mira Mesa
Casa de Reyes — Old Town San Diego
Chipotle — Multiple locations throughout San Diego County
Churchill’s Pub and Grille — San Marcos
City Tacos — North Park
Civico 1845 — Downtown San Diego
Clara – Carlsbad
Crushed — Pacific Beach
D’Lish — Chula Vista
Dark Horse Coffee Roasters — Golden Hill, Normal Heights, North Park
DAO Fu — Normal Heights
Del Mar Rendezvous — Del Mar
Del Sur Mexican Cantina — South Park
Devine Pastabilities — Point Loma
Donut Bar — Downtown
Donutopolis — Santee
Eclipse Chocolate — South Park
El Zarape — University Heights
EMPIREHOUSE urban palate — Hillcrest
Fairouz Cafe and Gallery — Point Loma
Fitzee Foods — Liberty Station
Flavors of East Africa — University Heights
Flower Child — Del Mar
The Forum Coffee — Clairemont
Garden Kitchen — College Area
Gourmet India — Downtown San Diego
Gourmet Island — Kearny Mesa
GrabbaGreen — Downtown San Diego
Granny’s Kitchen — Julian
Greenspot Salad Company — 4S Ranch, Sorrento Valley
Hachi Ramen — Banker’s Hill
Hamilton’s Tavern — South Park
Harar Ethiopian — North Park
Harney Sushi — Old Town San Diego
Harvest by the Patio — East Village
Healthy Creations — Encinitas
Hugo’s Cocina — Ocean Beach
Ike’s Place — Hillcrest
Influx Cafe — Golden Hill, Little Italy, North Park
Java Earth — Pacific Beach
Jeremy’s On The Hill — Julian
Juice Adventure — Chula Vista
Kafe Sobaka Restoran Pomegranate  — Golden Hill
Kairoa Brewing Company — University Heights COMING SUMMER 2018
Kappa Sushi — Mira Mesa
Kesling’s Kitchen — Borrego Springs
Khan’s Cave – Grill & Tavern — Kearny Mesa
Ki’s Restaurant — Encinitas
Kim’s Vietnamese Restaurant — Encinitas
Landini’s Pizzeria — Little Italy
Lean and Green Cafe — Sorrento Valley
Lemongrass Thai Food & Vegetarian — Ramona
Lestat’s Coffee House — Hillcrest, Normal Heights, University Heights
Liticker’s Liquor & Deli — Ocean Beach
Lotus Cafe and Juice Bar — Encinitas
Luna Grill — Multiple locations throughout San Diego County
Mama’s Bakery and Deli — Golden Hill
Mendocino Farms — La Jolla
Mint Downtown Thai — Downtown
Mission Square Market — Grantville/Mission Valley
Monkey Paw Brewing — Downtown
Mountain Mike’s — San Carlos, San Diego
Muzita Abyssinian Bistro — University Heights
Napizza — 4S Commons Town Center, Encinitas, Little Italy, UTC
Nishiki Ramen — Kearny Mesa
Noodles & Company vegetarian section (please verify vegan options) — Carlsbad, Encinitas, La Costa, San Marcos, Oceanside, Point Loma, UTC
Nutmeg Bakery & Cafe — Sabre Springs
OB Noodle House — Ocean Beach
Old Town Mexican Cafe — Old Town San Diego
Panama 66 — Balboa Park
Paradise Pizza — Carlsbad
Paradise Yogurt — Mission Valley
Pegasus Cafe
Pho Hut & Grill — Clairemont
Picasso Naturals
Pieology Pizzeria — Carlsbad, Clairemont Mesa, Escondido, Hillcrest, Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach
Pita Pit
PizzaRev — Miramar, Torrey Highlands
Pizzeria Luigi SD — Golden Hill, Imperial Beach, North Park
Poke 1 2 3 — Imperial Beach, Liberty Station
Pokez Mexican Restaurant & Vegetarian Cuisine — Downtown San Diego
Pop Pie Co — University Heights
Ranchos Cocina — North Park
Red House Pizza — University Heights
Royal India
Sababa Kitchen — 4S Ranch/Del Sur
Sammy’s Woodfired — Carlsbad, Del Mar, Downtown San Diego, La Jolla, La Mesa, Miramar, Mission Valley, Oceanside, Point Loma, San Marcos, University City
Scoops La Jolla — La Jolla
Second Nature — Pacific Beach
Senor Mangos
Soi 30th — North Park
Soltan Banoo — University Heights
Spice Lounge
Star Anise Thai Cuisine
Station Tavern — South Park
Subterranean Coffee Boutique — Hillcrest, North Park, Little Italy
Sushi 2
Tahini — Kearny Mesa
Tajima Ramen Bar
Tao Vietnamese Japanese Cuisine — Normal Heights
Taste of Thai
Taste of the Himalayas
Tender Greens
Thai Time
The Wrap Shack — Santee
Thotsakan Thai & Vegetarian Cuisine — Downtown
Tiger!Tiger! — North Park
Tocaya Organica — Downtown (Gaslamp)
Trade Winds Tavern — Kearny Mesa
Tribute Pizza — North Park
True Food Kitchen — Fashion Valley Mall (San Diego)
Underbelly — Little Italy
Urban India
URBN (pizza) — El Cajon, Encinitas, San Diego, Vista
Voltaire Beach House — Ocean Beach
Woodstock’s Pizza — College area
Woodstocks’s Pizza — Pacific Beach
World Curry — Pacific Beach
Whole Foods — Hillcrest, La Jolla, Del Mar
Wynola Pizza — Julian
Yummy Cupcakes — Encinitas
Zia Gourmet Pizza — Normal Heights
zpizza — La Jolla, Scripps Ranch, Linda Vista

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