San Diego is growing more vegan friendly by the day. We currently 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 pop-up locations: Tuesday: Otay Ranch 4-8pm; Wednesday: Carlsbad 3-6pm, Ocean Beach Farmers Market 4-7pm; Thursday: SDSU Love Library 10am-3pm, Oceanside Sunset Market 5-9pm; Saturday: Vista Farmers Market 8am-1pm, Fall Brewing 5-10pm; Sunday: Hillcrest Farmers Market 9am-2pm, Leucadia Farmers Market 10am-2pm; Catering available.
Bite — Multiple pop-up locations: Tuesday: Pacific Beach (Garnet and Bayard), 2pm-7pm; Wednesday: Ocean Beach Farmers Market (Newport Ave), 4pm-7pm; Thursday: SDSU (Love Library), 10am-3pm; Saturday: Poway Farmers Market (Old Poway Park), 8am-1pm; Sunday: Hillcrest Farmers Market (Normal st.), 9am-2p; Catering available.
California Homemades — Escondido
Choice Superfood — Carlsbad, Del Sur, Solana Beach
Cinnaholic — Mission Valley Mall
Cinnaholic — North County Mall
Cinnaholic — Downtown San Diego (Gaslamp) *COMING SOON*
Cinnaholic — Pacific Beach
DOH! — Carlsbad Farmer’s Market, Oceanside Morning Market, Leucadia Farmer’s Market [Also available in the following stores: Frazier Farms (Oceanside & Vista), Cream of the Crop (Oceanside), Carlsbad Ranch Market, Cardiff Seaside Market (Encinitas/Cardiff), Specialty Produce (Downtown SD). Coming soon to Whole Foods and Lazy Acres.]
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)
Kindred — South Park
Loving Hut — Mira Mesa
Loving Hut — North Park
Mission Square Market Vegan Deli — Grantville/Mission Valley (inside Mission Square Market)
Maya’s Cookies — Tuesdays: Pacific Beach Farmers Market; Thursdays: North Park Farmers Market; Saturdays: Poway Farmers Market; Subterranean Coffee Boutique; Paradise Yogurt Mission Valley; Loving Hut Mira Mesa; Nibble Chocolate Old Town
Moncai Vegan — North Park
Native Foods — Encinitas
Native Foods — Point Loma
Native Foods — Clairemont Mesa
Nibble Chocolate — Old Town San Diego; Tuesdays: Pacific Beach Farmers Market, 2-7pm; Thursdays: North Park Farmers Market, 3-7pm, Saturdays: Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market, 8am-2pm; Sundays: Open Aire La Jolla Farmers Market, 9am-1pm; Sundays: Hillcrest Farmers Market, 9am-2pm.
Peace Pies — Encinitas
Peace Pies — Ocean Beach, misc farmer’s markets
Plant Power Fast Food — Ocean Beach, and Encinitas coming in May 2017
Roots UCSD
Southern Fried Vegan — farmers markets and pop-ups
Starry Lane Bakery — Santee
Trilogy Sanctuary cafe — La Jolla
Veganic Thai Cafe — Hillcrest
VeggieGrill — Carlsbad, UTC


Do you know of any vegan establishments coming to San Diego soon? Please send us an email at!


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
Grains — North Park
Green Door Cafe — La Jolla
GreensPlease — Sabre Springs (Poway)
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
Surati Farsan Mart — San Diego
Happy Life Organics Veggie Deli (aka Water Store) — Chula Vista
Viva Pops — Miramar, Normal Heights

Alforon — College Area
Baja Pizzeria — Teralta West
Berkeley Pizza — Downtown & North Park
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza — Carlsbad, Encinitas, Clairemont Mesa
Blendtastic — Ocean Beach
Blind Lady Ale House — Normal Heights
Bombay Coast — Clairemont, La Jolla
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
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
EMPIREHOUSE urban palate — Hillcrest
Fairouz Cafe and Gallery — Point Loma
Hamilton’s Tavern — South Park
Harar Ethiopian — North Park
Hill Street Cafe — Oceanside
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
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 — North Park
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
Soltan Banoo — University Heights
Tao Vietnamese Japanese Cuisine — Normal Heights
Thai Time
Tiger!Tiger! — 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
Whole Foods — Hillcrest, La Jolla, Del Mar
Wynola Pizza — Julian
Zia Gourmet Pizza — Normal Heights
zpizza — La Jolla, Scripps Ranch, Linda Vista

Have you discovered any vegan-friendly restaurants in San Diego county? Please feel free to send us an email at!