San Diego has been ranked one of the most vegan-friendly cities in the United States. Did you know we have more than 20 restaurants and pop-ups that serve 100% vegan food? Are you up for the challenge of trying them all?

View our interactive map of vegan and vegan-friendly
restaurants, businesses, markets and grocery stores in San Diego county.

Vegan in San Diego map February 2017

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San Diego’s all-vegan restaurants 

Download the printable Vegan In San Diego checklist to be your guide to all the vegan restaurants in San Diego!

Anthem Vegan  — Multiple weekly pop-up locations throughout the county. Catering available. Restaurant coming soon, with your help. 
Bite — *CURRENTLY FOR SALE*  Multiple pop-up locations throughout the county. Catering available.
California Homemades — Escondido
The Capybara Experiment — Pop-ups only
Choice Superfood — Carlsbad, Del Sur, Solana Beach
Cinnaholic — Pacific Beach
DOH! — Multiple pop-ups and available in stores throughout the county.
Donna Jean SD — San Diego (Balboa Park)
El Veganito — Tuesday: Escondido Farmers’ Market (Grand Ave) 2:30-7pm; Thursday: Oceanside Farmers Market, 5-9pm; Catering available. 
EVE Encinitas — Encinitas
Evolution Fast Food — San Diego (Balboa Park)
Katie’s Healing Kitchen — Pop-ups throughout the county.
Kindred — South Park
La Taqueria Vegiee (SD) — South Park
Loving Hut — Mira Mesa
Loving Hut — University Heights
Maya’s Cookies — Sold at Mission Square Market. Also available at farmers markets — Tuesdays: Pacific Beach Farmers Market; Thursdays: North Park Farmers Market; Saturdays: Poway Farmers Market; Paradise Yogurt Mission Valley; Loving Hut Mira Mesa; Nibble Chocolate Old Town
Mission Square Market Vegan Deli — Grantville/Mission Valley (inside Mission Square Market)
Native Foods — Encinitas
Native Foods — Point Loma
Native Foods — Clairemont Mesa
Nibble Chocolate — Old Town San Diego; multiple pop-ups throughout the county.
Peace Pies — Encinitas
Peace Pies — Ocean Beach; multiple farmer’s markets throughout the county.
Plant Power Fast Food — Ocean Beach, and Encinitas
Snopel’s Bakeshop — Special orders only
Starry Lane Bakery — Hillcrest (uses refined sugar)
Trilogy Sanctuary cafe — La Jolla
Veganic Thai Cafe — Hillcrest
VeggieGrill — Carlsbad, UTC


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San Diego’s vegan-friendly restaurants

Beaming — Del Mar, LA Jolla
Cafe Gratitude — Downtown San Diego
Cafe Jay Vegetarian — Sorrento Valley
Chennai Tiffins — Mira Mesa
Donut Panic — Grantville/Mission Valley
Everbowl — San Marcos, Poway
Grains — University Heights
Green Door Cafe — La Jolla
GreensPlease — Sabre Springs (Poway)
Holy Matcha Green Tea Cafe — North Park
Jyoti Bihanga — Normal Heighs
Ocean Beach People’s Organic Foods Market — Upstairs deli
Pho Hut & Grill — Clairemont
Plumeria Vegetarian Restaurant — University Heights
The PurpleMint Vegetarian Bistro — Grantville/Mission Valley
Sipz Vegetarian Restaurants — Clairemont Mesa, North Park
SitaRam — Encinitas
Surati Farsan Mart — San Diego
Happy Life Organics Veggie Deli (aka Water Store) — Chula Vista
Vegetarian Oasis — Chula Vista
Viva Pops — Miramar, Normal Heights

— College Area
Baja Pizzeria — Teralta West
BAR by RED DOOR — Mission Hills
Berkeley Pizza — Downtown & North Park
Big Front Door — University Heights
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza — Carlsbad, Encinitas, Clairemont Mesa
Blendtastic — Ocean Beach
Blind Lady Ale House — Normal Heights
Bombay Coast — Clairemont, La Jolla
Breakfast Republic — North Park, Liberty Station, Ocean Beach, Encinitas, or East Village
Cafe India — Point Loma
Casa de Reyes — Old Town San Diego
Chipotle — Multiple locations throughout San Diego County
Churchill’s Pub and Grille — San Marcos
City Tacos — North Park
Civico 1845 — Downtown San Diego
DAO Fu — Normal Heights
Del Mar Rendezvous — Del Mar
Del Sur Mexican Cantina — South Park
Divine Pastabilities — Point Loma
Eclipse Chocolate — South Park
El Zarape — University Heights
EMPIREHOUSE urban palate — Hillcrest
Fairouz Cafe and Gallery — Point Loma
Flower Child — Del Mar
Hamilton’s Tavern — South Park
Harar Ethiopian — North Park
Healthy Creations — Encinitas
Hill Street Cafe — Oceanside
Hugo’s Cocina — Ocean Beach
Juice Adventure — Chula Vista
Kafe Sobaka Restoran Pomegranate  — Golden Hill
Kesling’s Kitchen — Borrego Springs
Khan’s Cave – Grill & Tavern — Kearny Mesa
Ki’s Restaurant — Encinitas
Kim’s Vietnamese Restaurant — Encinitas
Lemongrass Thai Food & Vegetarian — Ramona
Liticker’s Liquor & Deli — Ocean Beach
Lotus Cafe and Juice Bar — Encinitas
Luna Grill — Multiple locations throughout San Diego County
Mendocino Farms — La Jolla
Mission Square Market — Grantville/Mission Valley
Mountain Mike’s — San Carlos, San Diego
Muzita Abyssinian Bistro — University Heights
Noodles & Company vegetarian section (please verify vegan options) — Carlsbad, Encinitas, La Costa, San Marcos, Oceanside, Point Loma, UTC
Old Town Mexican Cafe — Old Town San Diego
Panama66 — Balboa Park
Paradise Pizza — Carlsbad
Paradise Yogurt — Mission Valley
Pho Santee — Santee
Pieology Pizzeria — Carlsbad, Clairemont Mesa, Escondido, Hillcrest, Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach
PizzaRev — Miramar, Torrey Highlands
Pizzeria Luigi SD — Golden Hill, Imperial Beach, North Park
Pokez Mexican Restaurant & Vegetarian Cuisine — Downtown San Diego
Pop Pie Co — University Heights
Ranchos Cocina — North Park
Red House Pizza — University Heights
Sababa Kitchen — 4S Ranch/Del Sur
Sammy’s Woodfired — Carlsbad, Del Mar, Downtown San Diego, La Jolla, La Mesa, Miramar, Mission Valley, Oceanside, Point Loma, San Marcos, University City
Soi 30th — North Park
Soltan Banoo — University Heights
Tao Vietnamese Japanese Cuisine — Normal Heights
Thai Time
Tiger!Tiger! — North Park
Tribute Pizza — North Park
True Food Kitchen — Fashion Valley Mall (San Diego)
URBN (pizza) — El Cajon, Encinitas, San Diego, Vista
Woodstock’s Pizza — College area
Woodstocks’s Pizza — Pacific Beach
World Curry — Pacific Beach
Whole Foods — Hillcrest, La Jolla, Del Mar
Wynola Pizza — Julian
Yummy Cupcakes — Encinitas
Zia Gourmet Pizza — Normal Heights
zpizza — La Jolla, Scripps Ranch, Linda Vista

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