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Vegetarian Restaurants: (60 Listings)

Evolution Fast Food
2965 5th Ave (at Quince) ~ PH: 619-550-1818
Inexpensive-- Vegan, American, Organic, Fast food, Raw, Bakery, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Healthier, 100% vegan fast food with dine-in, drive-thru, and takeaway. Features rawcos (raw tacos), raw stuffed veggies, sandwiches, soup du jour, selection of veggie burgers, salads, bowls, plus fresh organic juices, signature smoothies and shakes, European-stye desserts, and vegan soft serve ice cream. Most food is in-house-made from scratch even the ketchup and ranch dressing. Has gluten-free options. Brunch is offered weekends 11am-2pm. Uses biodegradable packaging. Opened Nov 2009 and was formerly Nature's Express, similar menu. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-9pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Go Raw L.I.F.E. Center
2751 Roosevelt Rd Unit 103 ~ PH: 619-222-3600
Moderate-- Vegan, All Raw, Organic, American, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Opened Jul 2012, this raw food center serves organic smoothies, juices, and raw food such as avocado sandwich on onion bread and raw falafel. Also sells packaged raw vegan snack foods and lifestyle products. Free wi-fi, kids area with toys. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Loving Hut - Mira Mesa
9928 Mira Mesa Blvd (at Scripps Ranch Blvd) ~ PH: 858-578-8885
Inexpensive-- Vegan, American, Vietnamese, Asian, Take-out, Catering--- Additional Info: Part of international chain of vegan food restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Serving all vegan food, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages, and vegan dessert. Each location is individually family owned and operated. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Fri 11am-2pm, 5-9pm, Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 4-9pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Loving Hut - North Park Uptown
1905 El Cajon Blvd (at Georgia St) ~ PH: 619-683-9490
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Vietnamese, Asian, American, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Part of international chain of vegan food restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Serves all vegan food, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages, and vegan dessert. Each location is individual family owned and operated. This one is in the 7 Eleven shopping plaza with lot parking. Small but with plenty of tables, brightly lit with large front windows. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Fri 11am-2pm, 5-9pm, Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 4-9pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Moncai Vegan
3131 University Ave ~ PH: 619-228-9881
Inexpensive-- Vegan, American, Bakery, Take-out--- Additional Info: Previously at farmers markets and opened this retail location fall 2013. Offers vegan comfort foods and desserts. Sunday is brunch menu (only). Has outdoor seating. Open Wed-Fri 11am-9pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 9am-2pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Native Foods - Point Loma
3369 Rosecrans St ~ PH: 619-225-1155
Inexpensive-- Vegan, American, Fusion, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Part of the Native Foods vegan restaurants. Offers an original menu of sandwiches, veggie burgers, bowls, salads, kids' menu, and more. In-house tempeh and seitan (wheat meat). Order at the counter and food is brought to your table. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-10pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Peace Pies - San Diego
4230 Voltaire St (at Ocean Beach) ~ PH: 619-223-2880
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, All Raw, American, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Raw food cafe providing all raw, vegan, gluten-free meals and dessert pies using fair trade and local ingredients. Has another location in Encinitas. Also attends farmers' markets in the San Diego area. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-8pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Cafe Jay
9450 Scranton Rd, 114 D ~ PH: 858-558-8598
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Thai, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Serving vegetarian Thai food in the food court by Qualcomm. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 10:30am-3pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Chennai Tiffins
9484 Black Mountain Rd Ste H ~ PH: 858-566-7300
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Indian--- Additional Info: This restaurant opened in Sept 2013 where Madras Cafe used to be. Serves mostly dosas plus other South Indian food and snacks like medhu vada and samosa. Offers a thali meal at lunch. Unlimited sambar and chutneys with the purchase of an entree. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Gelato Vero Caffe
3753 India St ~ PH: 619-295-9269
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, American, International, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: An ice cream parlor and cafe that serves brunch on the weekend til 3:30pm. Reported removed fish from menu in Apr 2014. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 6am-12am, Fri 6am-1am, Sat 7am-1am, Sun 7am-12am.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Jyoti-Bihanga
3351 Adams Ave (at Normal Heights) ~ PH: 619-282-4116
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Take-out--- Additional Info: Veggie cafe operated by students of Sri Chinmoy since 1986. Menu features wraps, sandwiches, main entrees, and more. Open Mon-Fri 11am-9pm, Wed til 3pm, Sat 12-9, Breakfast buffet 3 Sundays/month. Call for schedule.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Ocean Beach People's Organic Foods Deli
4765 Voltaire St (at Sunset Cliffs, Ocean Beach) ~ PH: 619-224-1387
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lact, American, Bakery, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegetarian and vegan deli, juice bar. Located upstairs of the co-op market. Offers sandwiches, coffee, juices. Has outdoor seating. Open Mon-Sun 8am-9pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Plumeria
4661 Park Blvd, University Heights (at Adams Ave) ~ PH: 619-269-9989
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegetarian Thai restaurant. Uses organic vegetables (when available) and organic non-gmo tofu. Most food is vegan and gluten free. Opened in July 2012. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-11pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Rasraj
9252 Miramar Rd ~ PH: 858-605-0447
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian--- Additional Info: Snack and sweets style Indian vegetarian restaurant opened November 2012. Serves dosas, Desi-Chinese, samosas and other snacks, rotis, Gujuarti thalis, wraps and numerous sweets. Has vegan options. Open Tue-Sun Lunch/Dinner, closed Mon.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sipz Fusion Cafe - Clairemont Mesa
5501 Clairemont Mesa Blvd (at I-805) ~ PH: 858-279-3747
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Bakery, Fusion, Take-out--- Additional Info: One of two locations; the second location is in North Park. Casual dining in a large space. Menu features a range of Asian style rice and noodles plates, mockmeat dishes, appetizers. Everything is vegan except for one dish (noted on the menu). Vegan sushi menu is available from 5pm. Its own bakery makes vegan treats and desserts. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sipz Fusion Cafe - North Park
3914 30th St (at North Park) ~ PH: 619-795-2889
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Fusion, Bakery, Take-out, Catering--- Additional Info: Opened in December 2011, this is Sipz's second location; the other is in Claremont Mesa. Offers a range of Asian style rice and noodles plates, mockmeats, and appetizers. Everything is vegan except for one dish (noted on the menu). Vegan sushi menu is available from 5pm. Its own bakery makes vegan treats and desserts. Casual nice with large front windows. Accepts credit cards. Open Sun-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Spread
2879 University Ave (at 30th St, North Park) ~ PH: 619-543-0406
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Wine, American, Fusion, Catering--- Additional Info: A more upscale vegetarian cuisine restaurant that also makes nut spreads (peanut butter, almond butter). Each day's menu changes and is written on a chalkboard. Small, with mostly all-white eclectic furniture. Motto is "nouveau comfort food." Prices are moderate to slightly expensive with a dish priced around $12 to 16. Open Tue-Sun 5-11pm, closed Mon.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Surati Farsan Mart
9494 Black Mountain Rd (at north of Miramar Rd) ~ PH: 858-549-7280
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out, Catering--- Additional Info: An Indian sweets and snacks shop. Features Gujarati style and South Indian cuisine. Has a dine-in menu in addition to sweets for take away. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

The Prophet Vegetarian Restaurant
2100 Park Blvd ~ PH: 619-230-1190
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, American, Western, International, Rastafarian--- Additional Info: Located in the World Beat Center in Balboa Park. Relaxed atmosphere with plenty of vegan options. Ask server for wi-fi password. House for events but kitchen open during day too. Artwork adorns the walls. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Veg 'N Out
3442 30th St (at North Park) ~ PH: 619-546-8411
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Fast food, Take-out, Catering--- Additional Info: Veggie cafe in the North Park neighborhood of San Diego. Menu includes in veggie burgers, hot and cold sandwiches, veggie dogs, smoothies, desserts, and other vegetarian and vegan food. Casual. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 12-9pm, Fri-Sat 12-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Alforon
5965 El Cajon Blvd (at College Ave) ~ PH: 619-269-9904
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Take-out, Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small, family-owned Lebanese restaurant. While offering meat, vegetarian and vegan suitable dishes are marked on the menu. Nice decor. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-7pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Broke Girls' Coffee Bar
3562 Adams Ave, Normal Heights (at Wilson) ~ PH: 619-546-8302
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. An independently owned local coffee shop with in-house-made gluten free and vegan pastries. Some Fridays and Saturdays open later for events. Live music. Street parking. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 7am-7pm, Sun 7am-5pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Burger Lounge
528 5th Ave ~ PH: 619-955-5727
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, American, Organic, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Many locations in Southern California. Has an organic quinoa burger (reported mixture contains dairy Jun 2013), salads, and french fries. Uses local and organic ingredients. Located in the gaslamp area of downtown. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 10:30am-11pm, Fri-Sat 10:30am-3am, Sun 10:30am-10pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Cafe India
3760-5 Sports Arena Blvd (at Hancock) ~ PH: 619-224-7500
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers vegetarian buffet for lunch and dinner. Buffet is mostly vegan and almost all menu options can be made vegan. Accepts credit cards. Closed Monday.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Chipotle
101 W Broadway ~ PH: 619-810-2383
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Mexican, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Fast food chain where you could customize your order (tacos, burritos, bowls) and request no cheese/dairy. Some of its locations offer a soyfrito filling that's made from soy protein. Accepts credit cards. Open daily.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Dao Fu
3332 Adams Ave ~ PH: 619-281-6888
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Vietnamese, Asian, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Vietnamese place named after "tofu." Offers fresh made tofu and soy milk. Menu includes a small section of vegan suitable dishes, cooked using separate cookware from meats. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sun 11am-2pm, 5-10pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Delhi Kitchen
11975 Carmel Mountain Rd ~ PH: 858-385-0165
Inexpensive-- Indian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Authentic Indian food. Majority of menu is vegetarian. Very casual atmosphere with counter-ordering. Bollywood movies playing in the dining room. Lunchtime deals under $6. -- Rating: 2.5 HappyCow(s)

Devine Pastabilities
3545 Midway Dr (at Fordham, Ocean Beach/Point Loma area) ~ PH: 619-523-5441
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Casual setting. Veggie ball spaghetti torpasta, vegan pizza, and a few vegetarian options. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

El Zarape
4642 Park Blvd (at Adams) ~ PH: 619-692-1652
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Update: In October 2010, it was reported to happycow that their beans and flour tortillas are made with lard. Offers some vegetarian options including potato rolled tacos. Note that most dishes have cheese, so vegans need to specify. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 2.5 HappyCow(s)

Fairouz
3166 Midway Dr 102-103 (at Rosecrans) ~ PH: 619-225-0308
Moderate-- Lebanese, Buffet, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Lebanese restaurant and art gallery. Has a large buffet with vegetarian and salad items. Vegan buffet items usually include dishes like lentil soup, okra with tomatoes, garlic potatoes, eggplant with zucchini, foul mudamus, hummus, fattoush, and fresh fruit. A la carte menu is predominately meat with some veg dishes, marked. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open daily.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Fitzee Foods
2445 Truxtun Rd Ste 109 (at Rosecrans St and Womble Rd) ~ PH: 619-501-5664
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, International, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Breakfast, snack, and salad options for vegans. Free yoga classes, nutrition workshops/advising, and 10-15 similar events at the store each month. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 8am-7pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm.-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Fresco Pizza and Grill
13350 Camino Del Sur ~ PH: 858-538-3333
Moderate-- Lacto, Pizza, American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small pizzeria and restaurant with several booths and music playing over loud speakers. Order at the register. Has Daiya vegan cheese and a vegan pesto, and the pasta marinara sauce does not contain dairy. Has gluten-free options. Menu doesn't specifically mention what's vegan, though. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur, Sun 11am-8:30pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Gourmet India
810 4th Ave (at F St) ~ PH: 619-702-7967
Expensive-- Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Indian food menu, has a vegetarian section. Nice interior with rich colors. Prices higher than typical Indian places. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Greenspot Salad Company
9450 Scranton Rd Ste 112 (at Mira Mesa Blvd) ~ PH: 858-587-2585
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Fast casual restaurant offering salads, soups, and baked potatoes. Caters to different dietary requests. Could build your own salad. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

La Gran Tapa
611 B St ~ PH: 619-234-8272
Moderate-- Lacto, Ovo, Spanish, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Authentic Spanish food tapas restaurant and bar, knows what vegetarian diet is. The menu denotes vg for vegan and vgo for vegan optional. Live music in the evening. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Landini's Pizzeria
1827 India St (at Little Italy) ~ PH: 619-238-3502
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Italian, Pizza, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. In Oct 2012 this pizzeria in San Diego Little Italy started stocking vegan Daiya cheese and offers a pizza dubbed "the vegan" which is topped with tomatoes, artichokes, black olives, onions, and spinach. Has gluten free. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur, Sun 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-1am.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Lestat's Coffee House
3343 Adams Ave (at 35th St) ~ PH: 619-282-0437
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Fast food, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Trendy coffeehouse that offers a vegetarian soup and a vegan chili (call to confirm) plus vegan pastries, tea, soymilk for coffee. Furniture is antique Victorian. Has computers and nightly entertainment in its theater next door. Free wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Open Mon-Sun 24 hours.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Liticker's Liquors
4955 Voltaire St (at /in Ocean Beach) ~ PH: 619-224-1052
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Mexican, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. This is a fast food counter within a liquor store in Ocean Beach. They serve vegan options identified on a separate vegan menu which include tamales, tacos, including tofu, seitan, and tempeh options. There is also a separate vegetarian menu. Note that the website menu does not identify vegan options, but the menu in store has the menu separated by food types: vegetarian, vegan, etc. Also, the condiments (salsas, etc.) are marked vegan and non-vegan. Open Sun-Thur 9am-10pm, Fri-Sat 9am-1am.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Liticker's Mexican Grill
4955 Voltaire St (at Cable) ~ PH: 619-224-6031
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A Mexican grill located inside a liquor store offers an extensive vegan menu. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 8am-2am.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Local Habit
3827 5th Ave (at University Ave) ~ PH: 619-795-4770
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, American, Beer, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Trendy restaurant with an emphasis on organic, local, creative cuisine and microbrews located in the heart of the progressive neighborhood of Hillcrest. Offers many vegan options that are clearly marked on the menu. Vegan cheese is available for substitutions. Open Mon-Thur 4:30-10:30pm, Fri 4:30-11pm, Sat: 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-10:30pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Mint Downtown Thai
732 4th Ave (at F St) ~ PH: 619-546-8424
Moderate-- Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Thai food place, has veggie choices, tofu and mock duck. Soups are veggie broth based. Nice interior. Lots of seating. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur, Sun 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Misha's Cafe and Juice Bar
2110 Hancock St Unit 100 ~ PH: 619-795-3488
Moderate-- Lacto, American, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Cafe and juice bar situated in the same building as Culture Shock and Bikram Hot Yoga. Offers sandwiches, smoothies, juices. The sandwiches are mostly non-veg but you could get the spring rolls or the veggie sandwich and ask to omit cheese and mayonaise. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Muzita Abyssinian Bistro
4651 Park Blvd, Parkcrest (at Adams Ave) ~ PH: 619-546-7900
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ethiopian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Dinner menu has five vegetarian options (listed in a separate section and clearly marked), four of which are vegan, and the fifth can be made vegan. Entrees come with a side dish, all three of which are vegan. Also has two vegan appetizers. Lunch menu has similar options. Comfortable atmosphere. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Please Check Website for Hours.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Naked Cafe
3555 Rosecrans Ave Ste 109 (at Point Loma area) ~ PH: 619-226-7866
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. An American breakfast, brunch, and lunch place with several locations. Offers some ovo-lacto vegetarian dishes in addition to a few vegan ones. You can order grilled tofu in a wrap or stir-fry or a custom sandwich. Has soymilk shakes. Honey is used, so vegans to ask. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 7:30am-2:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

OB Noodle House
2218 Cable St ~ PH: 619-450-6868
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Vietnamese, Asian Fusion, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers vegan menu choices, including pho, tofu lettuce wraps, noodle and rice dishes with tofu and veggies and more. Most dishes can be made vegan by asking for no egg. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 12-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, closed Sun. .-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Picasso Naturals
7420 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Ste 115 (at Ruffner) ~ PH: 858-874-0007
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small eatery offering healthy salads, wraps, sandwiches, and smoothies. Has a 14-item vegetarian menu. Has tofu, soy and rice milk and vegan cheese. Owner is accommodating. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Pokez
947 E St (at Tenth Ave, downtown) ~ PH: 619-702-7160
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Fast food, Mexican, Take-out, Catering, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Grungy cafe popular with youngsters. Features an extensive range of Mexican dishes with some vegetarian options including tacos, burritos, tostadas, and breakfast all day. Vegans to specify no dairy, etc. Large portions. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 10-9, Sat-Sun 9-9.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Ranchos - North Park
3910 30th St (at University, North Park) ~ PH: 619-574-1288
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Mexican, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A Mexican restaurant that offers plenty of vegan and vegetarian choices as well, including vegan faux meat dishes. Look on the chalkboard for featured vegan dishes. Located right next door to Sipz vegan restaurant. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 9am-10pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Ranchos - Sunset Cliffs
1830 Sunset Cliffs Blvd ~ PH: 619-226-7619
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Mexican, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Mexican restaurant that also offers vegetarian and vegan choices. Has another location in North Park. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Ready Veggie
4204 Rolando Blvd (at University) ~ PH: 619-583-1003
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Jamaican, Soul food, American, Fast food, Take-out only, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small take-out only eatery that also operates booths at farmers markets; at this location since fall 2012. Offers a concise menu with Jamaican flavors including vegan choices: burger, wrap, bowls, tacos, gyro, and loaded fries. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 11am-7pm, Fri 11am-4pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Rebecca's Coffee House
3015 Juniper St (at South Park) ~ PH: 619-284-3663
Inexpensive-- Lacto, American, Bakery, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Coffee house in South Park with a light food menu consisting of soup, sandwiches, and pastries with sometimes a couple vegan baked goods. Has wifi. Hosts open mic and music events. Has outdoor seating. Open Mon-Fri 6am-9pm, Fri-Sat 12-11pm, Sun 12-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sloppy's Burritos
3884 4th Ave (at University) ~ PH: 619-269-2697
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, American, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. As of June 2013, the vegan delight burrito is the only vegan menu item. It consists of non-GMO tofu, organic romaine, brown rice, guacamole, pico de gallo and black beans. The chipotle salsa is also vegan. Carries Boylan sodas which are hand-crafted, minimally carbonated and sweetened with pure cane sugar instead of high-fructose cane syrup. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Soltan Banoo
4645 Park Blvd (at Adams) ~ PH: 619-298-2801
Moderate-- Middle Eastern, Persian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Catering, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Billed as eclectic Persian cuisine. Some menu salads and small plates are vegan suitable; a few other dishes could be substituted with vegan tofu or veggies - ask. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, 5-9pm, Sat-Sun 11am-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Station Tavern and Burgers
2204 Fern St (at Ivy St, in South Park) ~ PH: 619-255-0657
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Open air outdoor bar and burgers eatery. Has 3 different veggie burger choices plus a tofu dog, salads, and 4 types of fries though may be uses same fryer as meat - ask! Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sun 11:30am-11pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Big Kitchen
3003 Grape St ~ PH: 619-234-5789
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Located in Golden Hill since 1980, this coffeehouse and diner offers several vegetarian choices for breakfast and lunch. Uses egg and dairy. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Open Mon-Sun 7:30am-2:30pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

True Food Kitchen
7007 Friars Rd Ste 394 (at Fashion Valley Mall) ~ PH: 619-810-2929
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, American, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Menu is centered on the principals of Dr. Andrew Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Food Pyramid, with several ovo/lacto vegetarian dishes and a few vegan ones, marked. The organic tomato & roasted vegetable pizza is made without cheese. Spacious and modern, at the mall. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Urban India
1041 4th Ave ~ PH: 619-238-8380
Moderate-- Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Indian restaurant with bar. Offers daily lunch buffet. A la carte menu has a vegetarian section - ask which ones contain dairy. Veg dishes are 10% off on Mondays. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Sun-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9:30pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Wahoo's
3944 W Point Loma Blvd (at Point Loma area) ~ PH: 619-222-0020
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A "surf" tacos & Mexican fast food food chain, also called Wahoo's Fish Taco. The menu includes different filling choices for tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and bowls. Veg filling include marinated tofu, saute mixed vegetable teriyaki, or vegetarian rice and bean(has cheese). Vegans must specify; otherwise you might get cheese/dairy in your order. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Wahoo's - 4S Ranch
10436 Craftsman Way 122 ~ PH: 858-487-0288
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A "surf" tacos & Mexican fast food food chain, also called Wahoo's Fish Taco. The menu includes different filling choices for tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and bowls. Veg filling include marinated tofu, saute mixed vegetable teriyaki, or vegetarian rice and bean(has cheese). Vegans must specify; otherwise you might get cheese/dairy in your order. Accepts credit cards. Open daily.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Woodstock's Pizza
1221 Garnet Ave (at Pacific Beach) ~ PH: 858-642-6900
Moderate-- Lacto, Pizza, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Pizzeria with several CA locations. Has gluten-free crust base and Daiya vegan cheese for extra charge. Choice of salads, or build your own. Free wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (27 Listings)

Barons Marketplace
11828 Rancho Bernardo Rd (at Bernardo Center Dr) ~ PH: 858-485-8686
Supermarket stocks a wide range of products including fresh local farm produce, frozen vegetarian food, natural care products, and more. Also located at 4001 W Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, and 31939 Rancho California Rd in Temecula. Open daily 8am-9pm-- Rating: Not rated yet

Jimbo's Naturally
92 Horton Plaza ~ PH: 619-308-7755
Large, privately owned natural food market with locations in the San Diego area. Well-stocked with everything one needs including fresh organic produce, vitamins and supplements, herbs, alternative care products, books, bulk foods, grocery, and more. Has a fresh juice bar, desserts case, and a deli that includes many vegetarian and some vegan dishes. Seating outside. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 7am-9pm, Sat-Sun 8am-9pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Jimbo's Naturally - Commons Dr
10511 4S Commons Dr Ste 155 ~ PH: 858-432-7755
One of the Jimbo's Markets in San Diego county. Large size, has a vegetarian-friendly deli, juice bar, salad bar, in addition to fresh organic produce, nutritional supplements and vitamins, herbs, alternative care products, books, bulk food, and more. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Jimbo's Naturally - El Camino Real
12853 El Camino Real Rd ~ PH: 858-793-7755
Part of the Jimbo's Markets in San Diego county. Large size, has a vegetarian-friendly deli, juice bar, salad bar, in addition to fresh organic produce, nutritional supplements and vitamins, herbs, alternative care products, books, bulk food, and more. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 8am-9pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Ocean Beach People's Organic Foods Co-op
4765 Voltaire St (at Sunset Cliffs, in Ocean Beach) ~ PH: 619-224-1387
Cooperative market with a vegan deli and juice bar. Provides selections in fresh produce, vitamins and supplements, bulk staples, chilled and frozen food, personal care products, and natural products. The deli is upstairs and serves vegan and raw food, organic salads, soups, sandwiches, desserts, and fresh juices. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 8am-9pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Sprout's Farmers Market - Genesee
4439 Genesee Ave ~ PH: 858-268-2400
Part of market chain that offers many natural food and products including vitamins, bulk, fresh fruit and vegetable, organic food, vegan options, mockmeat, soy products, organic beer and wine, vegan make-up and hair products, deli and more. Previously Henry's Market. Open daily.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Sprout's Farmers Market - Pacific Beach
1260 Garnet Ave ~ PH: 858-270-8200
Part of a market chain that stocks both conventional foodstuff as well as natural and healthier food and products. Previously Henry's Market. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 7am-10pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Sprout's Farmers Market - Point Loma
3315 Rosecrans St ~ PH: 619-523-3640
Part of market chain that offers many natural food and products including vitamins, bulk, fresh fruit and vegetable, organic food, vegan options, mockmeat, soy products, organic beer and wine, vegan make-up and hair products, deli and more. Previously Henry's Market. Open daily.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sprout's Farmers Market - University City
3358 Governor Dr ~ PH: 858-457-5006
Part of market chain that offers many natural food and products including vitamins, bulk, fresh fruit and vegetable, organic food, vegan options, mockmeat, soy products, organic beer and wine, vegan make-up and hair products, deli and more. Previously Henry's Market. Open daily.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Sprouts Farmers Market - Bernardo Heights
15727 Bernardo Heights Pkwy ~ PH: 858-385-1606
Part of a market chain that stocks both conventional foodstuff as well as natural and healthier food and products. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 7am-10pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Sprouts Farmers Market - Carmel Mt.
11710 Carmel Mountain Rd ~ PH: 858-798-7200
Part of a market chain that stocks both conventional foodstuff as well as natural and healthier food and products. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 7am-10pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Sprouts Farmers Market - Park Blvd
4175 Park Blvd ~ PH: 619-291-8287
Part of a market chain that stocks both conventional foodstuff as well as natural and healthier food and products. Previously a Henry's Farmers Markets. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 7am-10pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Trader Joe's
1090 University (at Hillcrest area) ~ PH: 619-296-3122
Part of mid-size specialty food market chain. Stocks some vegan and vegetarian food as well as natural personal care and household cleaning products. Some vegan foods include tempeh, hummus, organic tofu, frozen vegetable gyoza (dumpling), and others. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 9am-9pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Whole Foods Market
711 University Ave ~ PH: 619-294-2800
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: 5 HappyCow(s)

Donut Panic
6171 Mission Gorge Rd Ste 113 ~ PH: 619-280-1894
Local donut shop offering a selection of vegan donuts, cupcakes, bagels and hummus, clearly labeled. Vegan donuts available on Wed, Sat, and Sun after 9pm or by special order. Vegan cupcakes available on Fri. Open Mon-Sat 6am-3pm, Sun 7am-2pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Abundant Harvest Organics
38694 Rd 16, Kingsburg ~ PH: 559-355-8856
Delivers organic fruit and vegetables box from California family farmers. San Diego area delivery, or pickup on Wednesday (see website). -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Bee Green
SD area ~ PH: 858-243-1409
Delivery and catering service offering healthy, organic meals and smoothies. Pick-up is possible by arrangement - check website. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Raw Etc
SD area ~ PH: 858-876-7296
San Diego based raw vegan food and juice delivery. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Squeeze Play Organics
Greater San Diego ~ PH: 619-269-2779
Non-profit organization delivering fruits and vegetables. -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Anthem Vegan
area markets ~ PH: 619-268-4367
Vegan food vendor setting up stands at SD area farmers markets - check webpage for updates. Sundays in Hillcrest Farmers Market 9am-2pm, Tuesdays in PB Farmers Market 2-7pm, Wednesdays in OB Farmers Market 4pm-8pm, Thursdays in SPCA 11am-3pm, Friday-Saturday in North Park 11am-2:30pm. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Lighten Up Food
3811 Marquette Pl Unit 2N ~ PH: 619-752-4780
Provides healthy vegan foods for catering, meal delivery, and area farmers markets. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Casa de Juice
3642 Midway Dr ~ PH: 619-226-2272
Lacto, Juice bar, Mexican, American, Take-out, Non-vegServes meat, veg options available. Juice bar, sandwiches, and Mexican food. Uses fresh fruits in juices and you could personalize a drink by adding herbal boosts. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 7:30am-8pm, Sat 9am-7pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Detox Lounge
910 J St Ste 2 ~ PH: 619-255-2927
Pressed juices bar with a small fridge of grab and go packaged raw salads & raw food. Also offers infrared sauna and ionic foot bath treatments. Open Mon-Thur 9am-8pm, Fri-Sun 10am-6pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

LIV Juice Bar and Smoothies
1225 University Ave (at Vermont) ~ PH: 619-688-3997
Juice and smoothie bar with plenty of vegan options. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Paradise Yogurt
5664 Mission Center Rd 401 (at Friars Rd, in Ralph's Shopping Ctr) ~ PH: 6192959648
Frozen yogurt shop that also offers daily soy/vegan soft serve, vegan snacks and toppings and cones, vegan shakes and smoothies. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-10pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Robeks Juice
8250 Mira Mesa Blvd ~ PH: 858-271-4585
Chain smoothie and juice bar. Non-organic. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Viva Pops
3330 Adams Ave (at 33rd St) ~ PH: 619-795-1080
Popsicle shop uses organic fruits and herbs from local growers, has minimal sugar and options for sugar free. Traditional flavors as well as creative flavors. Nationally recognized as a popsicle shop with attitude, inspired by traditional Mexican paletas. Open Wed-Thur, Sun 12-5pm, Fri-Sat 12-9pm, closed Mon-Tue.-- Rating: Not rated yet

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