Vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based restaurants in San Diego, CA

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Plants are pretty cool, and turns out, they can make a lot of different dishes — like a vegan burger that tastes just like the meat version or a superfood salad with so many colors it’s like eating a rainbow. So next time your body is begging for something healthy + wholesome (or greasy but plant-based) in San Diego, check back to this list of restaurants with vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based offerings. 

Grains 

📍2201 Adams Ave.
⏰Daily, 12-9 p.m.
Menu
Try This:Tokyo fries, chow mien + tropical iced tea

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Donna Jean Restaurant  

📍2949 Fifth Ave.
⏰Hours vary by day, closed Mon.-Tues.
Menu
Try This: house bread, wild mushroom cavatelli + coffee

Sattvik Foods 

📍8650 Miramar Rd. Ste. B
⏰Hours vary by day
Menu
Try This: Jalapeño fritters, full Thai + Licma 

The Purple Mint 

📍6171 Mission Gorge Rd. Ste. 118
⏰Daily, 11 a.m-8 p.m.
Menu
Try This: Avocado spring rolls, black rice pasta in coconut milk + dragon eye oolong hot tea

Cafe Gratitude

📍1980 Kettner Blvd.
⏰Daily, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Menu
Try This: Roasted brussel sprouts, almond pad thai kelp noodles  + Olipop botanical soda

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Soulshine Vegan Cafe 

📍3864 Mission Blvd.
⏰ Wed.-Mon., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Menu
Try This: Seasonal fruit and feta salad, bagel sando + power green lemonade

The Yasai 

📍4646 Convoy St.
⏰Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. + Fri-Sat., 5-10 p.m.
Menu
Try This: Brussel sprouts, hanzo sword + strawberry ramune

Plumeria Vegetarian Restaurant

📍4661 Park Blvd.
⏰Hours vary by day
Menu
Try This: Flower cups, pumpkin curry + taro iced tea