Staying Safe and Supporting Vegan Businesses in San Diego
This is a living list (always updating) of San Diego County businesses that are open for modified business during the Stay at Home order due to COVID-19.
Bigfoot Natural Cafe (Carlsbad) – Currently open Tuesday through Saturday 12:30-6:30pm.
Order: Phone – 760-230-9282, GrubHub and DoorDash.
Choice Superfood (Carlsbad, Del Sur, Encinitas, Little Italy, Solana Beach) — open for take-out.
Donna Jean SD (Banker’s Hill/Balboa Park) — open for take-out Wednesday through Sunday, 2-8pm. Current menu available at www.donnajeanrestaurant.com.
Order: Phone – 619-299-5500, Email – firstname.lastname@example.org (please include your phone number).
EVE Encinitas and EVE Oceanside (Encinitas and Oceanside) — Open for take-out, curbside, and delivery.
Order: Encinitas Phone – 760-231-1052. Oceanside Phone – 760-230-2560.
Evolution Fast Food (Banker’s Hill/Balboa Park) — Open for drive thru and take-out.
Grains (University Heights) — Open for take-out.
Order: Phone – 619-269-5999.
Green Door Cafe (La Jolla) — Open for take-out and delivery. Menu posted on Instagram.
Order: Phone – 858-291-8886. Also available on UberEats.
Kindred (South Park) — Open for take-out.
Loving Hut (University Heights) — Open for take-out.
Modern Times Far West Lounge (Encinitas) — Open for pick-up by appointment only.
Native Foods (Clairemont Mesa and Point Loma open; Encinitas currently closed) — Open for take-out.
Order: www.nativefoods.com. Can also order by phone at Clairemont Mesa (5604 Balboa Ave) – 858-278-2855 and Point Loma (3369 Rosecrans) – 619-225-1155.
Natural Delights Juice Bar (Rancho San Diego) – Open for take-out Monday through Saturday, 11am-4pm.
Peace Pies (Ocean Beach) – Open for take-out and delivery via Postmates.
Order: Phone 619-223-2880.
Phatties (Escondido) — Open for take-out.
Order: call 442-286-7242 or text 858-717-1637. Website coming soon.
Plant Power Fast Food (Encinitas, Ocean Beach, SDSU) — Open for take-out. Order via website.
The Plot (Oceanside) — Open for take-out Wednesday through Sunday, 2pm-8pm.
Order: www.theplotrestaurant.com or by phone – 442-266-8200. Also available on DoorDash and UberEats.
Soulshine (Mission Beach) — Open for take-out.
Order: www.soulshinemb.com or Phone – 858-886-7252. Also available via Postmates.
Spoiled Vegans Cafe (Downtown San Diego/East Village) — Open for curbside pick-up every other Saturday.
Trilogy Sanctuary cafe (La Jolla) — Open for take-out.
Order: www.trilogysanctuary.com/cafe or Phone – 858-633-3893.
VeggieGrill (Carlsbad, UTC) — Open for take-out.
The Village — (North Park) — Open for take-out Tuesday through Thursday 4-8pm and Friday through Saturday 12pm-8pm.
The Yasai — (Convoy Kearny Mesa, Little Italy) — Open for take-out and delivery. Delivery available via Postmates, GrubHub, UberEats and DoorDash.
Restaurants that are currently closed
California Homemades – Escondido
Loving Hut — Mira Mesa
The Modern Vegan — North Park
Native Foods — Encinitas
Nibble Chocolate (Old Town San Diego) — UNKNOWN
NoW Sushi — Mission Beach
OleriCultura — Grossmont Center in La Mesa
Peace Pies — Encinitas currently closed due to fire
The PurpleMint Vegan Bistro (Grantville/Mission Valley) — UNKNOWN
The PurpleMint Kitchen (Linda Vista) — UNKNOWN
Roots UCSD (UCSD) — UNKNOWN
Veganic Thai Cafe (Hillcrest) — UNKNOWN
Pop-ups that are currently closed
Pop-ups and Other Small Businesses
California Homemades (Escondido) — Currently offering weekly meal prep program delivering food once a sign. Sign up via email to email@example.com.
Harmless Eats (North County) — Open for delivery only twice per month, days and instructions on Instagram.
Order: pay via Venmo plus $5 for delivery. Leave your name, phone number, address and order in the comment section on Venmo.
Hazel & Jade Bakery (Hillcrest) — Open for pick-up on Wednesdays and Saturday via pre-order only. Orders must be placed by the night before.
Maya’s Cookies (Grantville/Mission Valley) — Open for mail orders.
Plant Based Meals — Open for meal prep deliveries.
Santosha Nutrition (Oceanside) – Currently offering “Santosha Healing Broth” via weekly deliveries in North County and pick up options in Oceanside.
SPLIT Bakehouse (La Mesa) — Open for delivery.
Veg’n Out — Open for pick-up in Golden Hill.
Order: Venmo (see Instagram for instructions).
Groceries and Markets
Functioning as a market
Donna Jean (Banker’s Hill/Balboa Park) — order via phone
Mission Square Market (Grantville/Mission Valley) — market open to the public
Market Box — Customize your plant-based box with your local favorites.
The Vegan Kitchen Collective
Gift cards, certificates, and merch
Buying a gift card from a business you love that is currently closed is a nice way to offer them your support now, and then redeem when it is safe to do so. Here is a list of awesome merch and gift card options.
Donna Jean — Merch and gift cards
Eco Chic Salon — Merch, products and gift cards
Estassi Massage — gift certificates
Kindred — Merch and gift cards, plus donate to employees
Modern Times Beer — Merch and gift cards
Plant Power Fast Food — Merch and gift cards
There are MANY vegan friendly eateries offering pick-up and delivery as well. We love this list from EATER SAN DIEGO that lists them all (currently 70!):