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Long Beach (32)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (21 Listings)

Ahimsa Vegan Kitchen
340 E 4th St (at Long Beach Blvd) ~ PH: 562-435-7113
Inexpensive-- Vegan, American, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegan cafe near the water, replaced Zephyr Vegetarian Cafe and under different ownership. Menu features a selection sandwiches (tempeh reuben), plates and appetizers (nachos, brown rice sushi rolls), salads and pies for dessert. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-8pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Happy Elephant Vegan
1532 E Broadway ~ PH: 562-491-7429
Moderate-- Vegan, Thai, Japanese, Fusion, Take-out, Delivery--- Additional Info: Opening Aug 15,2014. A vegan restaurant offering sushi and Thai food. Has wi-fi. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet

The Veggie Grill - Long Beach
6451 E Pacific Coast Hwy (at The Marketplace) ~ PH: 562-430-4986
Inexpensive-- Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Casual all-vegan cafe chain with locations in Southern California (see website). Offers a variety of original veggie burgers and sandwiches, salads, sweet potato fries, kids menu, and desserts. Accepts credit cards. Open Sun-Thur 11am-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Steamed - Organic Vegetarian Cuisine
801 E 3rd St (at Alamitos) ~ PH: 562-437-1122
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Organic--- Additional Info: Vegetarian restaurant in the heart of downtown Long Beach. Can make anything on the menu vegan. Offers both take out and backyard cafe-style patio. Uses organic produce from local farmers. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 11:30am-8:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-9:30pm, Sun12:00pm-5:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Viento y Agua Coffeehouse
4007 E 4th St ~ PH: 562-434-1182
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Fast food--- Additional Info: Coffe house, music venue, and art space where local artists and musicians hangout. Serving specialty drinks, smoothies, bagels, and veggie sandwiches. Has vegan butter and tofutti for bagel, soy and almond milk and rice milk option for drinks. Free wifi access. Wheelchair accessible. -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Cafe Ambrosia
1923 E Broadway (at Cherry Ave) ~ PH: 562-432-1098
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Greek, Mediterranean, American, Catering, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Specializing in Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. For vegetarians, the regular menu includes a veggie combo, a vegan combo, and a tofu combo platter, falafels & hummus, vegetarian sides, and make-your-own pasta option. On its website, menu page 7 is dedicated to "vegan and vegetarian specialties" and includes a vegan loaf, vegan mousaka, house vegan burger, charbroiled veggie wrap, tofu burrito, tofu and avocado wrap. For dessert a vegan apple loukomades. Staff will assist with veg diet requests - just ask. Has outdoor seating. Open Mon-Thur 10am-10pm, Fri 10am-11pm, Sat 8am-11pm, Sun 8am-10pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Chen's
2131 E Broadway ~ PH: 562-439-0309
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Chinese, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Mandarin Chinese food restaurant just off 4th Street's Retro Row. While menu is heavy on meat dishes, there is a labeled vegetable menu section. Large portions. Accepts credit cards. Open Sun-Thur 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-10pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Cocorenos
3400 E Broadway (at Belmont Heights area) ~ PH: 562-438-9381
Moderate-- Mexican, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small restaurant has few vegetarian dishes that and can be made vegan upon request: tofu burritos, vegetarian tacos, veggie taco salads, fajitas with tofu. No lard used. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Coffee Cup Cafe
3734 E 4th St ~ PH: 562-433-3292
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Open for breakfast, brunch, and lunch, this diner-vibe cafe offers a breakfast burrito with soyrizo, beans, and rice or potatoes - comes with a variety of salsas. Could request for vegan substitutions. Cash only. Open Mon-Fri 7am-2pm, Sat-Sun 7am-3pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

May's Thai Kitchen
3832 E Anaheim St ~ PH: 562-494-3003
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Thai, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Authentic Thai food restaurant with a "vegetable and tofu" section on the otherwise typical non-veg Thai menu. The servers will give you detailed information about what is vegan/vegetarian and what is not. Often has vegetarian specials-of-the-day. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun 4-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Nomad Asian Bistro
6563 E Pacific Coast Hwy ~ PH: 562-430-6888
Moderate-- Chinese, Asian, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Chinese food place. Could ask to substitute tofu for meat, use veggie broth for soup. The owner accommodates veg requests. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Sun-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Number Nine
2118 E 4th St (at Cherry Ave) ~ PH: 562-434-2009
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Vietnamese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Sleek modern atmosphere with lots of light in the afternoon and moody lighting at night. Several clearly identified vegetarian options including pho, banh mi, crepe, egg rolls and spring rolls (vegan). The pan seared tofu with scallions is also vegan, though it isn't labeled as so. Selection of traditional drinks, beers, wines, and cocktails. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Portfolio Coffeehouse
2300 E 4th St (at Junipero) ~ PH: 562-434-2486
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A coffee shop in the heart of Long Beach's Retro Row offering a few vegetarian and vegan sandwich and salad options in addition to coffee, tea, and juice. They carry soy milk and often carry vegan muffins and sweet breads. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open 6am-12am.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Roots Gourmet
6473 E Pacific Coast Hwy (at E 2nd St) ~ PH: 562-795-7668
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Latin American, Mexican, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Uses recipes passed down from four generations in Mexico, and influences from Spain, Cuba, Argentina, Columbia and Brazil. Owner is vegetarian, and the menu features a separate vegetarian menu with a few vegan and gluten free labeled. Has wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 7am-7pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Sababa Restaurant and Lounge
6527 E Pacific Coast Hwy (at E 2nd St) ~ PH: 562-252-3572
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Modern American and Mediterranean infusion cuisine restaurant and lounge. Menu includes vegan suitable items like grilled eggplant, the sababa salad, seasoned fries, hummus with option to add vegan chicken, zucchini soup, and a vegan patty burger. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thurs: 5pm-12am, Fri-Sat: 5pm-2am, Sun 4-10pm.-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Sura Korean BBQ and Tofu
621 Atlantic Ave (at E 6th St) ~ PH: 562-495-7872
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Korean, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small, family-owned Korean restaurant with plenty of vegan options including tofu Korean tacos, meal-sized soups, noodles and Bibimbap, sides, and a marinated tofu steak. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sushi Kara
2830 N Bellflower Blvd (at E Spring St) ~ PH: 562-425-9492
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Previously named Sakura Sushi, new owners renovated with a modern decor. Located in the Loews shopping center. Vegan options include udon soup with tofu & tempura veggies, grilled vegetable salad and a vegetable sushi roll. Can customize dishes to vegan. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-10pm, Sun 1-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Village Grind
443 E 1st St (at Atlantic Ave) ~ PH: 562-432-4033
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A coffee house with hemp and almond milks. Vegan choices include fresh fruit, oatmeal, smoothies, and hummus bagel for breakfast and wraps for lunch. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Thiptara
5630 E Pacific Coast Hwy ~ PH: 562-498-8809
Moderate-- Thai, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Thai food place with nice interior decor. Most main entrees could be ordered with tofu, vegetarian duck, or just vegetables instead of meat. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Sun-Thur 11am-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11:30pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Wok N Roll
4756 E Pacific Coast Hwy ~ PH: 562-597-8783
Inexpensive-- Chinese, Asian, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Chinese food restaurant. Reported the chow mein is made fresh daily and has vege meats like soy chicken and veggie beef. Uses vegetable oil. Main entrees are priced by regular portion and large portion. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun 11am-9pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

zpizza
4612 E 2nd St ~ PH: 562-987-4500
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Franchise pizzeria offering organic crust and sauce and has Daiya vegan cheese, vegetable toppings, vegan meat crumbles. Has gluten-free and whole wheat crusts. A berkeley vegan pizza on menu (Daiya cheese, soy sausage crumbles, veggies); also a vegetarian calzone that could be made vegan by substituting Daiya cheese. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open daily.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (11 Listings)

Healthway Foods
535 E Bixby Rd (at Atlantic Ave) ~ PH: 562-424-9760?
Small health food store catering to vegan and vegetarian diets. Stocks nutritional supplements and vitamins, chilled foods, and more. Open Mon-Sat 9am-6pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Lazy Acres Market
2080 N Bellflower Blvd ~ PH: 562-430-4134
Opened in November 2012, this is a specialty foods market with another location in Santa Barbara. Stocks local and organic fresh produce, prepared raw foods, has a juice bar, and more. Open Mon-Sat 7am-11pm, Sun 7am-10pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Vitamin City
6247 E Spring St (at Palo Verde Ave) ~ PH: 562-425-6411
Natural foods and vitamins. Open Mon-Fri 9:30-7, Sat 9:30-6, Sun 11-5.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Whole Foods Market
6550 E Pacific Coast Hwy (at 2nd St) ~ PH: 562-598-8687
Part of large natural foods supermarket chain. Offers deli foods, vitamins and supplements, natural care products, fresh produce including organic, foods, grocery, and more. Accepts credit cards. Open daily.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Anandamide - Psychedelicatessen
2040 E 4th St (at Cherry Ave) ~ PH: 562-991-8019
Raw vegan chocolatier and confectioner. Emphasis is on chocolate and desserts. Opened since Jan 2013. Open Tue-Sun 11:11am-9:33pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Local Harvest Farmers Markets
1st St & Junipero Ave (at Bixby Park) ~ PH: 562- 449 - 9299
Outdoor farmers market. Several locations and times throughout the week - check website. Open Tue 3-7pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Old McDonalds Farmers Market
Spring St and Clark Ave ~ PH: 818-859-2001
Outdoor farmers' market. Open Sun 8:30am-2pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Uptown Farmer's Market
Atlantic Blvd & E 46th St ~ PH: 866-466-3834
Weekly market in Bixby Knoll. Check its webpage for other farmers markets in Long Beach. Open Thur 3-6:30pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Native Sol
433 E Broadway (at Linden) ~ PH: 562-437-6869
Earth friendly lifestyle shop stocking eco-friendly clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Also pre-packaged raw vegan foods and supplements. Open Tue-Fri 1-7pm, Sat 11am-7pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Nektar Juice Bar
6467 Pacific Coast Hwy ~ PH: 800-385-1650
Juice bar with locations in So. Cal. Offers fresh juices, cleanse, smoothies, acai bowls, and packaged snacks. Open Mon-Fri 8am-7pm, Sat-Sun 8am-5pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Revive Juice Bar
145 Linden Ave ~ PH: 562-901-3016
Organic juice bar offering made-to-order juices plus smoothies and acai bowls. Open Mon-Fri 7am-7pm, Sat-Sun 8:30am-7pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

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