LA's various vegan restaurants:

Golden Era Vegan Cuisine,
572 O’Farrell Street
San Francisco

A little bit outside of Chinatown, but well worth the trip. The food was very fresh and tasty. The plain dining room seemed filled with regulars. Friendly staff. Nice variety of food on the menu.

Better Life Cuisine - 717 Broadway Ave. Santa Monica - 310 458 7620 - 9 am to 9 pm everyday - Raw organic vegan restaurant with delicious pies and more!

SunPower Natural Cafe (vegan, organic, raw food choices)
3711 Cahuenga Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604

Vegan Village Cafe
Daily M-F 11a-9p/S-S 8a-9p
4061-67 W. Pico Blvd Los Angeles CA, 90019

Eating out can present a hardship for someone living a vegan lifestyle. What should be an enjoyable experience is often challenging and frustrating. Our solution can help solve your dilemma and also offers a delicious alternative to share with your non-vegan friends

The Vegan Village Internet Café does not serve food containing any sort of animal product whatsoever. Our dishes contain alternative ‘meat’ and ‘dairy.’ There are no milk or dairy products, including the dairy derivative casein. We do not serve any products containing honey or sugar refined with animal bone char. You have nothing to fear while dining here.

Our restaurant is upscale, yet provides you with an intimate, comfortable atmosphere to make you feel at home. We serve brunch every Sunday with an array of vegan breakfast items and all of our delicious desserts are vegan.

We offer a wide variety of dishes and have a wonderful selection of fresh juices and smoothies, which can be enjoyed at the bar. Seating is located inside, along with four free internet stations, and free wi-fi. Limited seating is available outside in our gazebo seven days a week during the warmer seasons
Excellent service complements a wonderful dining experience.

Vegetarian House 520 E. Santa Clara St. San Jose, CA 95112 Tel: 408-292-3798

Our fine dining restaurant is truly unique as we offer a wide range of vegan dishes from all over the world, including: China, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Middle East, Europe and the Americas. We guarantee your taste buds will be dancing with delight!

The restaurant received "The Best Vegetarian Restaurant" award by the San Jose ‘Metro’ newspaper in 1995 and 2006. You are sure to enjoy your dining experience with our friendly waiters and the peaceful, heavenly ambience of the dining room.

Our extensive menu can be tailor made to suit your requirements – should it be no onions & garlic or no salt - let your waiter know. Our chefs are only too happy to accommodate your special request.

Feel free to play our baby grand piano or take a seat at the bar and enjoy a freshly squeezed fruit or vegetable juice, ‘non alcoholic’ beer or try an award winning ‘non-alcoholic’ wine. There are also numerous creative lamps, clothing designs and painting by the Supreme Master Ching Hai placed throughout the restaurant for you to enjoy.

Some features of the restaurant include:

• 100% pure vegetarian food – no dairy, no egg, meat, fish sauce, gelatin, lecithin, MSG, etc…..

2. Loving Hut, Milpitas CA 516 Barber Lane Milpitas, CA 95035 Tel: (408)943-0250

It is an invitation to gourmet international cuisine at a great price that is all animal-free made and made with wholesome vegan ingredients offering an accessible starting point for those who want to make the noble transition to a plant-based diet.

3. Loving Hut, Palo Also CA 165 University Ave Palo Alto, CA 95035 Tel: (650) 321-5588

It is an invitation to gourmet international cuisine at a great price that is all animal-free made and made with wholesome vegan ingredients offering an accessible starting point for those who want to make the noble transition to a plant-based diet.

Sipz Fusion Café in San Diego. Two locations: 5501 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, 92117, and 9450 Scranton Rd, San Diego, 92121. Clairemont Mesa – 858-279-3747 Scranton Rd – 858-457-1103 They are all veggie and mostly vegan. Food is good, plentiful. The food is mostly Asian with a little Italian thrown in (the non vegan).

Located at 419 main st. ste. B in Murphys, California, 95247 (209)728-9743
We are all vegetarian with many vegan options.
It is modern vegetarian, primarily french technique with flavors of thai, latin america, and india. Also has a unique california wine list, and high end japanese sake bar. Open for dinner wed- sun.

NAME: Anada Fuara
ADDRESS: 3050 Taraval St., San Francisco, CA 94102
PHONE: 415-621-1994
MENU: BBQ Tofu Burgers, pizza, curry dishes, salads, sandwiches, and more.
TYPE: Vegetarian; vegan options.

NAME: Ananda Furura Restaurant
ADDRESS: 1298 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
PHONE: (415) 621-1994
MENU: Neatloaf, Mashed Potatoes Gravy, Sandwiches or Indian Curry
TYPE: Vegetarian

NAME: Dharmas Natural Foods Restaurant
ADDRESS: 4250 Capitola Road, Capitola, CA 95010
PHONE: (408) 462-1717
MENU: Completely Vegetarian
TYPE: Majority of Foods are organic, large portions.

NAME: Follow Your Heart Natural Foods & Cafe
ADDRESS: 21825 Sherman Way, Canoga Park, CA 91303
PHONE: 818-348-3240
MENU: Wide selection of natural, vegetarian foods - sandwiches, tofu dishes, salads and more. Heart-healthy items indicated on menu.
TYPE: Vegetarian, vegan options

Millennium Restaurant - San francisco
246 McAllister Street between Hyde and Larkin, in the charming Abigail hotel.
(415) 487-9800, ext. 0.
"With the opening of Millennium, vegetarian cuisine has moved to a new level." -- Michael Bauer, SF Chronicle

Dedicated to supporting the essential earthly concepts of organic food production, small farms, sustainable agriculture, recycling and composting. We cook with fresh produce delivered every day, and choose organic whenever possible. We believe that a gourmet dining experience can be created out of vegetarian, healthy, and environmentally friendly foods. We are proud to state that our restaurant is completely free of genetically modified foods.

One World Vegetarian Cuisine178 South Glendora Avenue West Covina, CA 91790 Tel: (626) 917-2727

Eatopia Express
5001-A Newport Ave., Ocean Beach, San Diego CA 92107
619 224 3237
Is an evolutionary concept in eating: delicious, healthy, quick, cruelty-free vegan food. Our menu is designed by Long Island, NY EarthSave member, Brad Wolff, a vegan food scientist. Brad's years of expertise in creating imaginative meat and dairy alternatives have culminated in the opening of Eatopia Express, Fast Food Heaven tm. The wraps, soups, smoothies,shakes and juices are designed with everyone in mind, from the hard-core meat-eater looking for a healthy alternative to the hard-core vegan looking for a place to eat without having to play twenty questions with the server. Eatopia Express is for everyone,especially you.

Cilantro Live
315 Third Ave, in Chula Vista, California. Phone Number is619-827-7401; fax 619-827-7403. Hours are Monday through Thursday 11AMto 8 PM , Friday 11-9 and Saturday 12 to 9.

Food is prepared with natural and organic ingredients without the use of any heat over 112 degrees. Thisprocess is in harmony with the way nature maintains the vitality and of the enzymes and nutrients present in our food. The people at Cilanro Live are committed to educate and enlighten our society to the power of great nutrition.

Happy Family Restaurant
Phone: 626.282.8986 Address:608 Atlantic Blvd. Monterey Park, CA

Established on June 5, 1990. We are considered to be the best vegetarian restaurant in Monterey Park for over 11 years, serving fresh and healthy food for your enjoyment.

Happy Family Restaurant has a beautiful and clean interior design with large parking lots for your convenience.

We specialize in vegetarian cuisine, "a la Carte" and "all you can eat" cuisine cooked for your variety choice. Business, special occasion dining and party also available. We serve: "Lunch Special " from Monday to Friday.

We order our ingredients from the local farmers' markets to guarantee the best selections and qualities. Try our special Chinese dishes, for exsample:

"Vegetarian House Chicken " (made by mushroom).

"Vegetarian Shrimp with Asparagus" "Steam Special Tofu ".

We invite you to come in and enjoy our friendly staff, and good for your health !!

Bok Choy Garden(formely Vegi Food)1820 Clement StreetSan Francisco, CA 415-387-8111

This cozy restaurant has been around as a neighborhood place for at least 20years. They have recently expanded their menu with a wide variety of greatChinese vegetarian food. Reasonable prices.

Bamboo Garden Vegetarian Restaurant832 Clement Street San Francisco, CA 415-876-0832

A relative newcomer (3 years?) to the busy Clement shopping district. Aneighborhood place serving very fresh, attractive and tasty Chinesevegetarian dishes, at reasonable prices.
A note on Valentines on Church Street:

We ate there a few times. The food is good, but at our last visit the"background" music was played too loud for any conversation. The staff werearrogant and refused to lower the volume. If a quiet place to meet withfriends is your goal, we suggest giving it a miss.

Veggie Bistro - Whittier, CA in Up Town Whittier. (Lacto - Vegetarian and Vegan dishes.) The address is 6557 Comstock Ave, Whittier, CA 90601. Tel: 562-907-7898 open tues-sunday from 11:00 am - 9 pm. It features many soydishes made from all natural ingredients.

NAME: Garden Taste
ADDRESS: 1555 Camino Del Mar #101A, Del Mar Plaza, Del Mar, CA 92014
PHONE: 619-793-1500
MENU: All organic, soups, sprouted salads, non-wheat, non-dairy pizza, sprouted veggie burgers.
TYPE: Completely vegan.

NAME: Good Morning Earth
ADDRESS: St. San Diego, CA 92115
PHONE: (619) 287-4261. 6008 Arosa
MENU: Environmentally responsible
TYPE: Vegetarian Selections

NAME: Lotus Garden
ADDRESS: 532 Grant Ave. (between California and Pine), San Francisco, CA 94122
PHONE: 415-397-0707
MENU: Wide selection ranging from Asparagus with Stewed Bean Gluten Puff to Vegetarian Won Ton to Almond Vegetarian Chicken Dices.
TYPE: Vegetarian/Chinese

NAME: Natural Choice Cafe
ADDRESS: 7174 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046
PHONE: 213-931-8994
MENU: Wide variety of dishes, salads, sandwiches, veggie burgers, pasta, vegetable samosas and more.
TYPE: Vegetarian; vegan options.

NAME: Second Nature Vegetarian Cafe
ADDRESS: 4652 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109
PHONE: 619-272-7399
MENU: Specialties include Tofu Fajitas, Enchiladas, Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes and more.
TYPE: Vegetarian; vegan and macrobiotic options.

NAME: The Ganges Restaurant
ADDRESS: 775 Frederick St., San Francisco, CA 94117
PHONE: 415-661-7290
MENU: Exotic Indian offerings including a special combination plate which features dahl, curries, Saffron Rice, and other classic Indian appetizers.
TYPE: Vegetarian/Indian; vegan options

Happy Veggie
7251 Warner ave. Unit f Huntington Beach, Ca. 92647

vietnamese vegtarian cuisine

Jyoti Bihanga Vegetarian3351 Adams Ave., , San Diego 619-282-4116

"Surprisingly tasty" vegetarian cuisine served in a "soothing", "very Zen" atmosphere adds up to "healthy", "stress-free" dining, but "don't be in a hurry": "you can pitch a tent waiting for service"; a few skeptics say it's "only for people stuck in the '60s."

Cafe Zinc Vegetarian350 Ocean Ave., , Laguna Beach 714-494-6302

"The ultimate morning hangout" in Downtown Laguna, drawing "interesting people and their pets" who "drop in" at this sidewalk cafe for "great" lattes, "innovative" desserts plus soups and sandwiches "that give Vegetarian a good name"; expect a long wait for brusque counter service on busy weekends when they often "run out" of popular items; breakfast and lunch only.

5662 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, California 92037
(858) 551-8610
Fine dining organic vegan Indian restaurant located within an art gallery and offering live cutting edge jazz. We are enclosed indark mahogany walls and adorned with flowers and candles.
Mother's Market & KitchenVegetarian 225 E. 17th Ave., Costa Mesa 714-631-474119770 Beach Blvd., Newland Shopping Ctr., Huntington Beach 714-963-6667

Expect "plenty" of "good for you" organic food at these "great veggie kitchens" with "near-zero ambiance" tucked inside health-food markets; devoted Costa Mesa and Huntington vegetarians swear by the salads, chili, "yummy" sandwiches and soups, accompanied by live music weekends; skeptics grumble "this mother is no cook." - Zagat's

Vegeterian Zone, San Diego, CA - well established restaurant that specializes in serving a variety of salads and healthy, organic vegetarian meals (619) 298-7302
San Franciscans!
Valentine's Cafe
1793 Church St. @ 30th(415) 285-2257
All vegetarian, about half vegan outrageously great food!
Real Food DailyAddress:514 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica , CA90401 Phone:310-451-7544 Fax:310-451-7154 Description:A vegetarian restaurant committed to gourmet organic vegan cuisine. Real Food Daily is health conscious natural food eating at it's best. Eat well in a hip stylish ambiance.

Paru's Indian Vegetarian Restr 5140 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (213) 661-7600

South Indian food, fairly rich, satisfying. Attractive interior andcourtyard in a dreary area of East Hollywood. Proprietor and staff arefriendly and efficient. Try them out.

Cafe Sandino 817 Main st. Chico, Ca 95928(530) 894-6515 Is located on the edge of downtown Chico directly across the street from a natural foods store. It is a full service restaurant open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner (11am to 9pm).It's small and has an enviting cozy atmosphere. The restaurant was founded by Karen Goodwin as a place to serve and sell her vegetarian tamales. It has definitly grown from the tamale stand it was into a Chico tradition. We still sell the tamales Karen makes as well as serve dishes with the seitan she produces from her company Today's Traditions. It is primarily southwestern type food. Rice, Beans, Spicy Tofu. The dinner menu is a little more diverse.Tequila Tempeh: Red and green peppers, onions and mustard greens grilled with a tequila lime marinated tempeh over basmati rice. So good!! South African Stir Fry, Sundried Tomato Pesto Fettucini, and Favorites like Roasted Garlic Quesadilla and Tostadas.

Razan's Organic Kitchen 2119 Kittredge Berkeley, CA (510) 486-0449 This place JUST opened and is 100% ORGANIC!!!!!!!is the only organicrestaurant in Berkeley. Everything except the oil and spices is organic.They offer burritos, wraps, vegetarian-vegan fair and are located rightacross the street from UC Berkeley. A small indoor seating area and someoutside seating provides enough sit down space. We have been eating foodfrom Razan's almost weekly for over a year and still find it as tasty asthe first day of discovery. Not to be missed for healthy eating inBerkeley.

Ambrosia Garden Vegetarian Restaurant 843 San Pablo Ave. Albany, CA (510)528-5388 This place is great: Brown Rice and no hydrogenated oils (unlike most Asian restaurants, this place uses Canola Oil)

Real Food Daily514 Santa Monica Blvd.Santa Monica, CA 90401310-451-7544 organic vegan restaurant!

We invite you to visit our charming garden restaurant and cafe which is conveniently located near the Harbin Hot Springs Resort at 21065 Bush St in Middletown, Lake County California. The phone number is (707) 987-8303
Back to the Garden's Natural Food Cafe and Catering we feature the best quality organic, vegan living foods to maximize your healthful dining experience. We also plan on serving some warmed and steamed dishes, especially in the winter months.

Green Valley Organic Restaurant - San Bruno

NAME: The Saturn Cafe
ADDRESS: 145 Laurel St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
PHONE: 831-425-3346
MENU: America's 1st 24-hour Veggie Cafe! An extensive menu of all yourfavorite treats! Burgers, Fries, Pasta, Soup, Salad, Sweets and FeaturingOrganic Nub Chai! Great Prices and VERY festive atmoshpere! Freak out Have Fun.
TYPE: Vegetarian/Vegan Classic Diner Fare


Worldwide Tacos - 2419 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (3rd Ave), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Leimert Park

Café Gratitude - 639 N Larchmont Blvd (at Melrose Ave), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Larchmont

Mr. Wisdom Organic Health Food Hare Krishna - 3526 W Slauson Ave (Chesley Ave), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • South LA

Steamed Organic Vegetarian Cuisine - 801 E 3rd St, Long Beach, CA - Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • East Village

Flore Vegan Restaurant v 3818 W Sunset Blvd (at Lucile Ave.), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Silver Lake

Stuff I Eat - 114 N Market St (Queen), Inglewood, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Cru - 1521 Griffith Park Blvd, Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Silver Lake

M Café de Chaya - 7119 Melrose Ave (La Brea), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Mid-City West

The Vegan Joint - 10438 National Blvd (Rose), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Palms

My Vegan - 633 S Arroyo Pkwy #3 (California), Pasadena, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Shojin - 333 S Alameda St (W 3rd St), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Little Tokyo

Veg-It-Up - 1100 W Florence Ave Ste D (W. Manchester Blvd.), Inglewood, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Hugo's Restaurant - 8401 Santa Monica Blvd (at Kings Rd), West Hollywood, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant Where else can you order a vegan, gluten-free burger that's as tasty as the real thing? Tip - Almost anything can be made vegetarian (or vegan)

Real Food Daily - 414 N LA Cienega Blvd (at Oakwood), West Hollywood, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Mid-City West Nic Adler: Tacos! Tacos! Tacos!

Newsroom Cafe - 120 N Robertson Blvd (Beverly), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Mid-City West Juicy Couture: The grilled artichoke is so good, you’ll want two of them for lunch. And their smoothie menu is mouth watering (whatever you get, add coconut to it!).

16. M Café - 9433 Brighton Way (at Canon Dr), Beverly Hills, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • West Los Angeles Harry Aronowitz: If your not used to "health food", try the Big Macro with sweet potato fries.

Native Foods - 9343 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Downtown Culver City Clint Fisher: Oklahoma Bacon Cheeseburger: Substitute the Seitan with Native Chicken

The Vegan Joint - 10438 National Blvd (Rose), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Palms Tayia Jones: The mini drumsticks are awesome! If you want some good food that will leave you feeling healthy and refreshed try the Vegan Joint. I crave this place sometimes after working out!

Real Food Daily - 514 Santa Monica Blvd (at 6th St), Santa Monica, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • West Los Angeles GourmetLive: Alicia Silverstone will stop by Real Food Daily for their nachos, sans taco meat, and topped with cheese. But Sundays are a must for their full French toast & omelet experience. “It is unbelievable.”

Doomie's Home Cookin - 1253 Vine St #9 (at Fountain Ave.), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Central Hollywood Veggie Grill - 8000 W Sunset Blvd Ste A101 (at N Crescent Heights Blvd), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Vegan House - 2703 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Silver Lake

Elf Cafe - 2135 W Sunset Blvd (btwn Mohawk St. & N. Alvarado St.), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Greater Echo Park Elysian

Sage Organic Vegan Bistro - 1700 W Sunset Blvd (at Logan St), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Greater Echo Park Elysian

Green Earth Vegan Cuisine - 37 S Fair Oaks Ave (Colorado), Pasadena, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Veggie Grill - 720 S Allied Way Ste D (at Hughes Way), El Segundo, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

The Spot - 110 2nd St (at Hermosa Ave.), Hermosa Beach, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Green Temple Vegetarian Restaurant - 1700 S Catalina Ave (in Riviera Village), Redondo Beach, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • South Redondo Beach

Native Foods - (1) 2937 Bristol Street (at Baker St), Costa Mesa, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant (2) 5825 Franklin Ave (at Canyon Dr), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

KindKreme - 1700 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Greater Echo Park Elysian

Cruzer Pizza - 4449 Prospect Ave (at Hillhurst Ave), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Los Feliz PETA Manager: The Indian Kima Pizza is a must-have for any lover of spicy food!

Madeline Bistro - 18621 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Tarzana PETA Manager: Literally every single dish on the menu is amazing. The mashed potatoes are my favorite

Native Foods - 1114 Gayley Ave (at Kinross Ave), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Westwood Village

Zephyr Vegetarian Cafe - 340 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • East Village

Vegan Express - 3217 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Leaf Organics - 11938 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Marina del Rey

Vegan House - 1717 Wilcox Ave (Hollywood Blvd), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Mooi Vegan - 1700 W Sunset Blvd (Logan), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Greater Echo Park Elysian

Bodhi Vegetarian & Vegan Kitchen - 9303 W Pico Blvd (at Glenville Dr), Los Angeles, CA Thai Restaurant • South Robertson

Go Veggie - 5462 S Centinela Ave (lucile), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Marina del Rey

LA Vegan - 4507 S Centinela Ave (Short Ave), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Marina del Rey

Green Peas - 4437 Sepulveda Blvd (at Braddock Dr), Culver City, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • West Los Angeles

Long Beach Vegan Eatery (LBVE) - 2246 N Lakewood Blvd ((at Stearns Avenue)), Long Beach, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Vegan Glory - 8393 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Mid-City West

Real Raw Live - 5913 Franklin Ave (Bronson), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Elderberries - 7564 W Sunset Blvd (Curson), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Nite Moon Cafe - 1357 N Highland Ave (Delongpre), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Central Hollywood

Rising Hearts Bakery - 10836 Washington Blvd (btwn Overland & Sepulveda), Culver City, CA Bakery • Washington Culver

Seed Bistro - 11917 Wilshire Blvd (Westgate), Los Angeles, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

Nature's Pantry - 3917 W Riverside Dr (Pass Ave), Burbank, CA Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant

BabyCakes - 130 E 6th St (btwn S Main & S Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA Cupcake Shop • Fashion District

815 Zion Street
Nevada City, CA 95959
[530] 265 - 5282 (java)
Vegetarian Heaven !!!
Fresh Organic Juices, Delicious Organic Wraps, Salads & Rice Bowls, Home-made Vegan Soups, All Natural Fruit Smoothies, Organic Coffees & Teas,
Eat-in, Walk-up, Take-out, or Call ahead. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Monday–Saturday OPEN 7:30A.M. – 7:00P.M.

Alive! Café

1972 Lombard Street (near Webster) San Francisco, CA

415 923-1052 Email:

Chef-Owner: Leland

Au Lac Vegetarian Restaurant (full raw menu made in separate kitchen)

Mile Square Plaza 16563 Brookhurst Fountain Valley, CA

714 418-0658

Chef Ito

Beverly Hills Juice Club (take out)

8382 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 94122

323 655-8300

Café Gratitude (#1)

2400 Harrison St. (@20th St.) San Francisco, CAV 415 824-4652

Owners: Matthew & Terces Engelhart

Café Gratitude (#2)

1336 9th Ave. (@ Irving) San Francisco, CA

415 824-4652 - press option 2

Café Gratitude (#3)

1730 Shattuck @ Virginia Berkeley, CA

Café Gratitude (#4)

2200 Fourth Street San Rafael, CA

Café La Vie

429 Front Street (just west of Pacific) Santa Cruz, CA

831 429-ORGN


Proprietor: Yeyen Gunawan

Café La Vie is an all-organic café and bar in downtown Santa Cruz that specializes in raw and mostly-raw vegan cuisine and beverages, including organic beer and wine. Café La Vie hosts guest chefs occasionally and also provides qualfied speakers and workshops on nutritional & wellness topics. Excellent quality raw food staples are available for sale.

Café Muse in UC Berkeley Art Museum

2625 Durant Ave. (Near College Ave.) Berkeley, CA

510 548-4366 www/

Owner: Daryl Ross

One-third of the menu is raw food.

Café Soulstice

4 East 4th Ave. (in Equinox Fitness Club)

San Mateo, CA 94401

650 401-6411

Executive Chef & Co-Owner: Elaina Love


7523 Fay Avenue La Jolla, CA

858 456-0536

Next door to the restaurant, they have a store called Nature's Market 858 454-4515


1525 Broadway Santa Monica, CA 90404

310 451-8902


1521 Griffith Park Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026

323 667-1551

Chef: Rachel Carr

All raw organic vegan cuisine. Asian dishes (pad thai, red thai curry, raw wok, bento box) as well as wraps, appetizers (anti-pasto), ravioli (cruda and pesto) and pizza. For dessert there is homemade gelato (coconut, vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry as well as other seasonal flavors) and great traditional comforters such as a brownie sundae and banana split. Nightly specials for dinner as well and the menu tends to adapt as to what produce are in season. The ambience is quaint and romantic, dim lighting, calming waterfall and soft music.

Elixir Teas and Tonics

8612 Melrose Ave West Hollywood, CA 90069


Raw treats, teas and tonics.

Erehwon Natural Foods Market

7660 Beverly Blvd. (East of Fairfax) West Hollywood, CA

323 937-0777

Good selection of pre-prepared raw foods.

Euphoria Loves Rawvolution

2301 Main St Santa Monica, CA 90405

310 392-9501

Owners: Matt Amsden & Jannabai

The Farmer and The Cook (some raw selections)

339 W. El Roblar Ojai, CA 93023

805 640-9608

Fruit Gallery 1 Westminster Ave. (right off the boardwalk)

Venice, CA 90291 310 452-3034

Owner: Nina Marie Merced

A combination of cooked and raw foods offered plus a good selection of fresh organic juices, wheatgrass juice, and smoothies..

Good to Go Restaurants

5930 Warner Ave. Huntington Beach, CA 92647 (cross streets Springdale & Warner)


Owners: Darlene Baerg and Sheevaun Moran

Green Life Evolution Center

410 Railroad Ave Blue Lake, CA 95525

707 668-1781

Green Life Evolution Center is a community gathering place dedicated to sustainability and concious evolution. We serve 100% organic, live vegan foods. We use locally grown produce whenever possible.

In addition to high quality organic food, Green life offers workshops, classes, and live music!

The Greenery Raw Food Cafe

(right behind Mozy's Cafe) 133 Daphne Street off Coast Highway 101 Encinitas, CA

760 479-0996


Chef-Owner: Chris Carrier

House of Nature's Own

117 Broadway Chico, CA 95928

530 342-1188

Owners: Ashley and Craig White

The Inn of the Seventh Ray

128 Old Topanga Canyon Rd Topanga, CA 90290

310 455-1311

Call for menu updates and reservations


3906 Judah San Francisco, CA 94122-1121


Juliano's Raw

609 Broadway (corner of 6th & Broadway) Santa Monica, CA 90403

310 587-1552

Chef Owner: Juliano

Leaf Cuisine #1

11938 W. Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA

310 390-6005 Email:

Owner: Rod Rotondi

Leaf Cuisine #2 14318 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 cross-street at Beverly Glen 310 390-6005

Owner: Rod Rotondi

Living Light Cafe

301 N. Main Ft. Bragg, CA 95437

707 964-2420

Chef-Owners: Cherie Soria and Dan Ladermann

Madeleine Bistro (Organic vegan cuisine with some raw options)

18621 Ventura Blvd Tarzana, CA 91356

818 758-6971

Owners: Molly and David Anderson

Mary's Secret Garden

100 So. Fir St Ventura, CA 93001 (at Santa Clara, downtown)

805 641-FOOD

Millenium Restaurant

580 Geary Street (in Savoy Hotel) San Francisco, CA 94102

415 345-3900

This restaurant offers 1 raw item on the menu daily which can be ordered as an appetizer or as a main course dish. If you want them to make more raw items, such as soup, salad, dessert, or a different entree, then call three days ahead and talk to the chef.

Mother's Market & Kitchen

19770 Beach Blvd Huntington Beach, CA

714 963-6667

225 E. 17th Street Costa Mesa, CA 92627 949 631-4741

2963 Michelson Drive Irvine, CA 92612

949 752-6667

24165 Paseo De Valencia Laguna Woods, CA 92653

949 768-6667

Provides some selected pre-prepared raw foods.

Native Foods (some raw salads, but bring your own dressing) 2938 Bristol St. at The Camp Costa Mesa, CA

714 751-2151

Nature's Wisdom Juice Bar and Bistro

54235 Ridgeview Drive Idyllwild, CA

951 659-4300

Fresh raw juices and smoothies, salads and raw food entrees on daily specials. Comfy sitting area where you can relax and read books in their library (including raw food books). They also have raw food prep info., classes and potlucks

118° Degrees

2981 Bristol - Unit #B-5 Costa Mesa, CA 92626

714 754-0718

Owner-partners: Jenny Ross and Kit Chan

Oxygen Bar

795 Valencia St. (Bet. 18th & 19th Sts.)

San Francisco, CA

Tuesday Night Raw Food Dinners at 7 PM - by caterers, Michelle & Connor

Peńa Pachamama

1630 Powell Street San Francisco, CA 94133

415 646-0018 - Fax: 415 646-0066

Owners: Quentin and Eddie Navia

A Bolivian cooked food restaurant that offers many raw/live dishes on the menu. They also offer live music from various cultures, five nights a week.

People's Food Co-op

4765 Voltaire St San Diego, CA 92107

619 224-1387

Offers a daily selection of raw food items in their sit-down deli:

Pure Joy Cafe (look for it inside the Board of Equalization Building)

450 N Street Sacramento, CA 95814

916 370-6100

Open for lunch.

Que Seraw Seraw Fresh Food to Go

1160 Capuchino Avenue Burlingame, CA 94010

650 400-8590

Rainbow Acres Market

13208 W. Washington Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90066

310 306-8330

Rainbow Bridge Market

211 E. Matilija St Ojai, CA 93023

805 646-4017

Rainbow Grocery.Coop Market

1745 Folsom St. San Francisco, CA 94103-3711

415 863-0620

Rancho's Natural Foods Market

3918 30th St San Diego, CA 92104

619 298-3339

Owners: Ivonne & Marcos Mouet

Provides Raw Food selections in their deli section

Raw Energy Organic Juice & Café

2050 Addison (Between Shattuck and Milvia) Berkeley, CA 94704

510 665-9464

Owner: Mike

Real Raw Live

5913 W. Franklin Ave Hollywood, CA 90028

323 461-4545


463 Sebastopol Ave

(on the East Side of 101) Santa Rosa, CA 95401

707 546-7333

The Stand

238 Thalia St Laguna Beach, CA

Sunfood Nutrition Store

11653 Riverside Dr Lakeside, CA 92040

619 596-7979

Owner: David Wolfe

The Taste of the Goddess Cafe

7373 Beverly Blvd. (Nestled inside of Prive Hair Salon & Spa) Los Angeles, CA 90036

323 933-1400

323 874-7700


Nwenna Kai, Eco-entrepreneur, Owner and Culinary Designer

This cafe also provides classes, retreats, detox programs and much more.

Terra Bella Living Cuisine Cafe

1408 South Pacific Coast Highway (at Ave. F) Redondo Beach, CA

310 316-8708

Chef/Owner, Melissa Davison

This restaurant offers a library in the back where a person can gather information about the raw diet, the planet's eco system, and a large selection of other "green living" publications. Guest speakers and events are ongoing.

Voila! Juice Bar and Cafe

510 Derby Ave., Oakland, CA 94601

510 261-1138

This Cafe is experimenting with offering a raw food menu in addition to their cooked food menu. The raw food chef is Mihoko Sekido, author of Raw Food (in Japanese).The juices the Cafe offers, unfortunately, are flash-pasteurized.

Zephyr Vegetarian Cafe

340 East 4th St Long Beach, CA

562 435-7113

Offers vegetarian, vegan and raw food.

Tea Shaker & Vegetarian Food.
7258 North Rosemead Blvd.San Gabriel, CA 91775
Tapiaco Teas, Flavored Ice and Asian Style Vegetarian FoodWe have circled half the globe in search of the finest vegetarian food. From our endeavors we have learned and practiced the finer techniques in preparing food that is unique and high in quality and the taste is distinct. Please enjoy the food and our hospitatlity.
Tuesday - Sunday from 1 a.m. - 9 p.m. Closed only on Mondays

Millennium Vegetarian Restaurant San Francisco, CA

Joubert's 4115 Judah Street @ 46th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122 Dinner Wednesday thru Sunday, 6pm to 10pm. Wine & beer served. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. Reservations accepted. Tel: (415) 753-5448 San Francisco, CA A VEGETARIAN TASTE OF SOUTH AFRICA

Lotus Cafe
1515 W. Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA 92868
Tel: (714) 385 - 1233 - Fax: (714) 385 - 1040
This place in absolutly DELICIOUS!!! My favorites include:on the Starters menu: Paper Wrapped Soy "Chicken"on the Soup menu: Lotus Cafe Won Ton Soupon the Soy "Chicken" menu: Lemon Chicken on the Meatless Soy Meats menu: Soy Meat Ball with Vegi

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Garden Taste, 1237 Camino Del Mar (corner 13th Street), (619)793-1500
This organic restaurant is almost entirely vegan and servessprouts, veggie burgers, and non-wheat pizza, among many other items.

Govinda's, 2951 Ariane Drive, (619) 270-0691
Hare Krishna lacto-vegetarian restaurant.

Jyoti-Bihanga, 3351 Adams Avenue, Normal Heights, (619)282-4116
Vegetarian restaurant (vegan-friendly) in a peacefulatmosphere. With daily specials, fresh juices, and an all-you-can-eat Saturday breakfast buffet, it's a San Diegofavorite.

Tiffiny's Deli-Juice Bar, 1120 Adella Avenue, (619) 437-1368
Another Coronado resource with natural foods on avegan-friendly menu. Offers sandwiches, smoothies, etc.

Vegetarian Zone, 2949 5th Avenue, (619) 298-7302
Formerly called Kung Food, this Hillcrest restaurant offersdelicious soups, entrees, and more. Also has a Gift Shop and Deli.

Panda Wok, the phone is (909)982-3882, addy is 903-B W Foothill, upland. the food type is chinese, like sweet and sour (veggie)pork, spicy (VEGGIE) beef, mongolian tofu, skewers, soups, many more entrees, all vegan.

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