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Berkeley (35)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (21 Listings)

Cha-Ya
1686 Shattuck Ave (at Francisco between Cedar & University) ~ PH: 510-981-1213
Moderate-- Vegan, Japanese--- Additional Info: Among the more popular vegetarian restaurants in Berkeley. Affordable all vegan menu offers a wide variety of options from sushi rolls, soups, salads, rice bowls, noodles, combination sets, to desserts. Small & cozy, busy on weekends. Note: sugar maybe not vegan, ask. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sun 12-9:30pm, Mon 5-9:30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Flacos
3031 Adeline St ~ PH: 510-981-8081
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Organic, Mexican, Fast food, Take-out, Catering--- Additional Info: Fast and casual venue serving vegan Mexican food that's gmo-free. Menu features pozole, taquitos, tamales, enchiladas, chalupas, salads, and non-alcoholic Mexican drinks. Operates booths at the Berkeley farmers markets. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sat 11:30am-9pm, Sun 12-6pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Herbivore - Berkeley
2451 Shattuck Ave (at Haste) ~ PH: 510-665-1675
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, American, International, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: Berkeley vegan restaurant serving contemporary vegetarian cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday. Wide range of offerings from fresh squeeze juices and pancakes to sandwiches, salads, main entrees, and cocktails. Casual, modern decor. There are 2 more locations in San Francisco city. Accepts credit cards. Open Sun-Thur 9am-10pm, Fri-Sat 9am-11pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Nature's Express
1823 Solano Ave ~ PH: 510-527-5331
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Organic, American, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegan fast food burgers, wraps, sandwiches, burritos, and a vegan mac n' cheeze. Gluten and soy-free choices. All food is made fresh in-house from the sauerkraut and ketchup to vegan soft-serve; no high fructose corn syrup or hydrogenated oils. Primarily grab & go with limited seating. Dec 2013 update: will continue to remain open until further notice. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 10am-8pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Sanctuary Bistro
1019 Camelia St ~ PH: 510-558-3381
Expensive-- Vegan, Organic, American, Beer/Wine, Catering--- Additional Info: Opened Aug 2014, this is a fine dining, plant-based bistro by vegan chef of Local Love catering, Barry Horton. Features seasonal organic produce. Reservations required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. {"openhours":["Mon-11:00-22:00","Wed-11:00-22:00","Thu-11:00-22:00","Fri-11:00-22:00","Sat-08:30-23:00","Sun-08:30-00:00"],"note":""}-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Source Mini
1511 Shattuck Ave (at Vine St) ~ PH: 510-849-0000
Moderate-- Vegan, Fast food, American, International, Fusion, Pizza, Take-out--- Additional Info: A small version of San Francisco's Source restaurant, this is a food counter located among other vendors in a food court. Opened Feb 2014. Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 11am-8pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Cafe Gratitude
1730 Shattuck Ave (at Virginia Ave) ~ PH: 415-824-4652
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Raw, American, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Part of the Cafe Gratitude company with locations in California. Features both raw food as well as some cooked meals. Honey might be used - vegans to ask. Accepts credit cards. {"openhours":["Mon-10:00-22:00","Tue-10:00-22:00","Wed-10:00-22:00","Thu-10:00-22:00","Fri-10:00-22:00","Sat-10:00-22:00","Sun-10:00-22:00"],"note":""}-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Cheeseboard Pizza
1512 Shattuck Ave (at /near Vine) ~ PH: 510-549-3055
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Pizza, Bakery, American, Take-out--- Additional Info: A worker's owned cooperative, part of the Arizmendi co-op with several in the Bay Area. Arizmendi is the shortened name of Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta, a young priest who inspired and helped found the Mondragon Cooperatives in the Basque Country of Spain in the 1950s. Note: Takes credit cards with a minimum $6 purchase. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Fri 11:20-2 & 4:30-8, Sat 12-3 & 4:30-8, closed Sun-Mon.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Nabolom Bakery
2708 Russell St (at near College & Ashby) ~ PH: 510-845-BAKE
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo--- Additional Info: Worker-owned collective and a green business. Bakery and cafe. Offers a variety of conventional, vegan, wheat-free, and sugar-free items. Serves lunch after 11am.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Raw Energy Organic Juice Cafe
2050 Addison St (at Shattuck, 1 blk N of downtown Berkeley Bart) ~ PH: 510-665-9464
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Raw, Organic, Juice bar, American, Take-out--- Additional Info: A juices and smoothies bar that also offers a small menu of both raw and cook food; has raw energy supplements. No dairy, sugar, ice, or chemicals used. Some items may contain honey. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 7:30am-7:30pm, Sat 11am-4pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Saturn Cafe - Berkeley
2175 Allston Way (at Oxford St) ~ PH: 510-845-8505
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: A second Saturn Cafe location, opened in August 2010 (the original one is in Santa Cruz). Vegetarian diner serving veggie burgers, fries, and shakes. Funky decor with also a Space Lounge that hosts live shows, DJs, karaoke, and local artwork; available for private parties and events. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 11am-12am, Sat-Sun 10am-12am.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Udupi Palace
1901 University Ave (at Martin Luther King Jr Wy) ~ PH: 510-843-6600
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Catering--- Additional Info: Vegetarian Indian restaurant, affiliated with the Udupi in San Francisco Mission District. Most dishes can be made vegan. A walk from downtown Berkeley BART. {"openhours":[],"note":""}-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Easy Creole
1761 Alcatraz Ave ~ PH: 510-858-5063
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Creole, Cajun, Southern American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. New Orleans inspired food. Menu changes and is written on a chalkboard with one side being the meat dishes and the other side veg dishes. Gumbo, bean chili, and other Creole meals served with bread or rice. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Guerilla Cafe
1620 Shattuck Ave ~ PH: 510-845-2233
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small art cafe with a small food menu, and fair-trade organic coffee. Vegan waffles offered on Sunday only - call ahead to confirm. Open Mon-Sat until 8pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Lanesplitter Pizza
2033 San Pablo Ave (at University) ~ PH: 510-845-1652
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Beer/Wine, American, Pizza, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a few vegetarian and vegan choices such as Sicilian vegan ricotta pizzas, vegan calzones, vegan eggplant bake, and the usual pizza vegetable toppings. {"openhours":[],"note":""}-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Long Life Veggie House
2129 University Ave ~ PH: 415-845-6072
Inexpensive-- Chinese, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Berkeley Chinese restaurant. Has a vegetarian menu as well as a fish menu. Lunch special after 11:30. Cozy, but you might need to share your table. {"openhours":[],"note":""}-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

May Flower
2156 University Ave (at Shattuck Ave) ~ PH: 510-883-9788
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a large selection of tofu, seitan dishes, and vegetable dishes. Accepts credit cards. {"openhours":[],"note":""}-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Picante
1328 Sixth St (at Gilman) ~ PH: 510-525-3121
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Mexican, Catering, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a vegetarian/vegan menu with appetizers, tacos, tortas, tamales, soup, burritos, enchiladas, brunch items; organic corn tortillas made on a designated comal. Some regular menu dishes can be made vegan by request. Locally owned by a Berkeley native. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10am-10pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Razan's Organic Kitchen
2119 Kittredge St (at Fulton) ~ PH: 510-486-0449
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Middle Eastern, Ovo, Lacto, Mexican, Salad bar, Take-out, Mediterranean, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. All food is freshly made-in-house using organic produce. Offers vegan choices, plus anything on menu can be customized to your liking. Located near the UC Berkeley campus. Small place with limited seating inside. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 10am-10pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Smart Alec's
2355 Telegraph Ave (at Durant Ave) ~ PH: 510-704-4000
Inexpensive-- Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has veggieburgers, salads, and vegan soups. Confirmed open July 2011. Cash only. Open daily 730am-9pm-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Vik's Chaat and Market
2390 4th St ~ PH: 510-644-4432
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Family business offering regional Indian street food (chaat). Extensive menu. Ask which are without dairy. Open Mon-Thur 11am-6pm, Fri-Sun 11am-8pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (14 Listings)

Republic of V
1624 University Ave ~ PH: 510-280-5778
Opened on Feb 19, 2014 this is a vegan boutique and specialty food shop. Features a variety of vegan food and products, including many hard-to-find items. Has mock meats and vegan cheeses, snacks and sweets, plus fashion accessories as well as pet food and much more. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 12-6pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Berkeley Bowl Market
2020 Oregon St (at /between Shattuck and MLK Jr) ~ PH: 510-843-6929
Organic Produce, Deli, Juice Bar, Vitamins {"openhours":[],"note":""}-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Berkeley Natural Grocery Company
1336 Gilman St ~ PH: 510-526-2456
Natural grocery store and deli. Stocks only all organic produce in addition to other natural food and grocery. Bulk foods, vitamins, skin & hair care products, homeopathic and remedies. Serves hot tofu, tempeh, and garden burgers. Open Mon-Sun 9am-8pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Berkeley Student Food Collective
2440 Bancroft Wy Unit 102 ~ PH: 510-845-1985
On-campus health food store/cafe founded to provide organic, sustainable, humane, and local foods from the Bay Area. Offers fresh produce from Berkeley farmers markets, fair trade coffee, soy yogurt, vegan proteins, beverages, and vegan house and beauty products. Makes vegan sandwiches daily for grab n go. Open Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-6pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Grocery Outlet
2001 4th St (at University Ave) ~ PH: 510-666-0670
A deeply-discounted store carries name-brand products which vary since it is an outlet for overstocks. Always offers fresh organic greens, a wide selection of vegan milks, soy yogurt, silken tofu, cereal, granola, frozen veggies, vegan canned goods, eco-friendly products and much more. On top of the usual bargains, there's a 10% senior discount on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 8am-12pm. Open Mon-Sun 8am-9pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Monterey Market
1550 Hopkins St ~ PH: 510-526-6042
Stocks a wide range of fresh fruit and vegetable sourced from local farms, with many organic produce available. Open Mon-Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Whole Foods Market
3000 Telegraph Ave ~ PH: 510-649-1333
Part of large natural foods supermarket chain. Has fresh fruits and vegetables including organic produce, deli and hot food bars, vitamins, supplements, personal care products, grocery, and much more. Accepts credit cards. Open daily.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Cinnaholic
2132 Oxford St (at Center St) ~ PH: 510-647-8684
100% vegan cinnamon roll bakeshop. Offers many flavors and serves organic coffee. Located directly across from the UC Berkeley campus and near Downtown Berkeley BART. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sun 10am-7pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Living Tree Community Foods
760 Solano Ave Ste 207 ~ PH: 510-526-7106
No storefront. Online raw and organic whole food and specialty food store with pick-up available by arrangement at this Berkeley warehouse location. Find organic and raw nuts, nut butters, olive oil, seeds, raw chocolates, dried fruit, and much more. See website for complete product line. {"openhours":[],"note":""}-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Wat Mongkolratanaram
1911 Russell St ~ PH: 510-849-3419
Berkeley's Thai Buddhist temple. Offers a Sunday brunch/lunch from 10am-1pm. First you buy tokens (cash only), then buy whatever dishes you want then eat at the picnic tables. {"openhours":[],"note":""}-- Rating: Not rated yet

Farmer's Market - downtown Berkeley
Center St (at Martin Luther King Jr. Way) ~ PH: n/a
Outdoor farmers' market. Open Sat 10am-3pm, year-round.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Farmer's Market - Shattuck Ave
Between Vine and Rose (at Shattuck Ave) ~ PH: 510-548-3333
All organic produce farmers' market. Open Thur 3-7pm, year-round.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Farmer's Market - South Berkeley
Alcaltraz Ave (at Adilene St) ~ PH: n/a
Outdoor farmers' market year-round. Open Tue 2-6pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

CREAM
2399 Telegraph Ave ~ PH: 510-649-1000
CREAM stands for cookies rule everything around me. Serves cookie ice cream sandwiches with house-made ice cream. You choose the cookie and the ice cream. Vegan options including milkshakes, floats and malts. Accepts credit cards. {"openhours":["Mon-12:00-00:00","Tue-12:00-00:00","Wed-12:00-00:00","Thu-12:00-02:00","Fri-12:00-02:00","Sat-11:00-02:00","Sun-11:00-02:00"],"note":""}-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

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