San Diego County continues to rank among the most vegan-friendly cities in the United States. We have an ever growing list of  restaurants and pop-ups that serve 100% vegan food! Vegan in San Diego is here to support all things vegan in San Diego County to help locals and visitors make mindful and compassionate choices. We work to foster a collaborative community and we advocate against exploitation and oppression. We’re here to make it easier to be vegan in San Diego County.

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San Diego’s all-vegan eateries 

Currently more than 50 fully vegan restaurants and 3 food trucks!

AVO Cafe — Carlsbad
Ben and Esther’s — San Diego (College Area)
Choice Superfood — Carlsbad, Carlsbad Gateway, Del Sur, Encinitas, Little Italy, Solana Beach
Cultivated Greens — Chula Vista, currently closed but plans to reopen
Donna Jean SD — Banker’s Hill (Balboa Park)
El Veganito — La Mesa (Grossmont Center)
Eris Vegan Food Co — Oceanside
Evolution Fast Food — Banker’s Hill (Balboa Park)
Gorilla Eats Sushi — SDSU
Grains — University Heights
Green Door Cafe — La Jolla
Greens Please — Poway
Jai Jus — Downtown San Diego
Kali’s Garden — Julian
Kindred — South Park
Loving Hut — Mira Mesa
Loving Hut — North Park
Loving Hut Vegan Express — City Heights
Modern Times Far West Lounge — Encinitas (restaurant and store)
OB People’s Deli — Ocean Beach
OneWorldBeat Cafe — Balboa Park
Peace Pies — Ocean Beach, coming back soon to Encinitas
Phatties — Escondido
Phatties Bake Shop — Ocean Beach (not associated with Phatties restaurant in Escondido)
Phuket I’m Vegan — Pacific Beach
Plant Power Fast Food — Encinitas, Ocean Beach, SDSU, UCSD, and Escondido (digital kitchen)
The Plot – Oceanside
The PurpleMint Vegan Bistro — Grantville (Mission Valley)
The Radical Beet — currently running Kickstarter to reopen
Sabor a Vida Cafe & Deli — Vista
Saigon Vegan Bistro — North Park virtual kitchen inside Loving Hut North Park
Tacotarian — North Park (and Underground Burger inside)
Thanh Tinh Chay Restaurant — Talmadge
Trilogy Sanctuary cafe — La Jolla
Veg’n Out — Mission Valley (grab-and-go options inside San Diego Vegan Market)
Vegan Burgers for the People — San Marcos (inside Sae Kitchen)
Vegan Bloc Pizza — College Area/Rolando (pre-order only)
Veganic Thai Cafe — Hillcrest
VeggieGrill— Carlsbad (and Mas Veggies Vegan Taqueria)
The Village — North Park

Food Trucks 
Phatties food truck
SeaCo Catch — various pop ups
Underdog — North Park


Markets and Store Fronts
Kristy’s Market — Vista
Nibble Chocolate — Little Italy, Old Town San Diego, San Diego International Airport
San Diego Vegan Market — Mission Valley (Grantville)
Thousand Petal Lotus Market — Vista
Vegan Nectar Minimart  — Escondido

Astra Bakehouse — Del Mart, special orders
Hazel & Jade Bakery — Hillcrest, special orders available
Maya’s Cookies — Mission Valley (Grantville), San Marcos
Phatties Bake Shop — Ocean Beach
Plantiful Kitchen — Carlsbad bakery and store
Snopel’s Bakeshop — special orders only, North County
Split Bakehouse — La Mesa (Grossmont Center)
Starry Lane Bakery — Hillcrest (uses refined sugar)
Sweets by Victoria

Ice Cream
Kula Ice Cream — San Diego (Sorrento Valley)


First Friday Night Market by Vegan in San Diego — every first Friday of the month at Grossmont Center
Sunday Funday by Underdog — every fourth Sunday at Seek Beer Co in North Park
The Good Good Market currently on hiatus
Vegan Convivio in Balboa Park every first Sunday of the month
Vegan Food Popup in North Park and Vista
Wonder Wednesday Market in Logan Heights
For an event calendar, visit our EVENTS web page.

Pop-up Vendors
Beet Rooted
Buddha Foods
Buenas Burgers
By Rosaline
Casa de Luz
The Dal Y Mama
Flavor Lab
Maya’s Cookies
Nibble Chocolate
The Radical Beet
Reda’s Ethiopian Vegan Cuisine
Scratch House
SeaCo Catch
Slapped Woodfire Pizza
Shmackin Noodz
Stone Monkey
Uprising Pizza
Vegan Mirai
Vegans Alley
We Be Grubbin’

Home Delivery
Cocina Tonalnan

Do you know of any vegan establishments coming to San Diego soon? Please send us any tips with our Vegan Business/Organization submission form!


San Diego’s vegan-friendly restaurants

Banana Dang Coffee — Oceanside
Beaming — Del Mar, La Costa, La Jolla
Chennai Tiffins — Mira Mesa
Coffee and Tea Collective — North Park
Everbowl — Locations across the county
GreensPlease — Sabre Springs (Poway)
Happy Life Organics Veggie Deli (aka Water Store) — Chula Vista
Holy Matcha Green Tea Cafe — North Park
Juliantla Chocolate — Julian
Jyoti Bihanga — Normal Heights
Krishna’s Kitchens — Food truck
Ocean Beach People’s Organic Foods Market — Ocean Beach
Olive Oil Cafe — SDSU
Plum — Encinitas
Plumeria Vegetarian Restaurant — University Heights
Purple Owl Cafe — Julian
Rasraj — Miramar
Sattivik Foods — Miramar
Sipz Vegetarian Restaurants — Clairemont Mesa, North Park
SitaRam — Encinitas
Surati Farsan Mart — San Diego
Vegetarian Oasis — Chula Vista

2Good2Be Bakery and Cafe — Encinitas, Rancho Bernardo
Alforon — College Area
Amardeen Cafe — UTC
Amarin Thai — Hillcrest
Annapurna Indian Cuisine — Mira Mesa
Apollonia Bistro — UTC
Awash Ethiopian Restaurant and Market — University Heights
Baja Pizzeria — Teralta West
BAR by RED DOOR — Mission Hills
Barrio Star
Be Fresh — La Jolla, San Diego
Berkeley Pizza — Downtown & North Park
Berta’s Latin American Restaurant
BeShock Ramen — Downtown (East Village)
Big Front Door — University Heights
Big Thyme Sandwich Company
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza — Carlsbad, Encinitas, Clairemont Mesa
Blind Lady Ale House — Normal Heights
Bobboi Natural Gelato — La Jolla
Bombay Coast — Clairemont, La Jolla
Breakfast Republic — North Park, Liberty Station, Ocean Beach, Encinitas, or East Village
Busy B Thai Cafe — El Cajon
Cafe of India — Point Loma
Calibanzo Hummus and Grill — Mira Mesa
Casa de Reyes — Old Town San Diego
Chopstick Inn — La Mesa
Churchill’s Pub and Grille — San Marcos
Civico 1845 — Downtown San Diego
Civico by the Park — Banker’s Hill (Balboa Park)
Clara – Carlsbad
Crushed — Pacific Beach
Cueva Bar — University Heights
Curry & More — San Marcos
D’Lish — Chula Vista
DAO Fu — Normal Heights
Dark Horse Coffee Roasters — Golden Hill, Normal Heights, North Park
Del Mar Rendezvous — Del Mar
Devine Pastabilities — Point Loma
Dolce Italian Ice — Pacific Beach
Don Carlos Taco Shop — La Jolla
Donut Bar — Downtown
Donutopolis — Poway
Dumplings N More — Hillcrest
Eclipse Chocolate — South Park
El Zarape — University Heights
Elva’s Bowls & Wraps — Mission Valley
EMPIREHOUSE urban palate — Hillcrest
EscoGelato — Escondido
Fairouz Cafe and Gallery — Point Loma
Fitzee Foods — Liberty Station
Flavors of East Africa — University Heights
Flower Child — Del Mar
The Forum Coffee — Clairemont
Garden Kitchen — College Area
Gelateria Frizzante — La Jolla
Gianni’s Pizza — Oceanside
Gourmet India — Downtown San Diego
Gourmet Island — Kearny Mesa
GrabbaGreen — Downtown San Diego, Encinitas
Granny’s Kitchen — Julian
Greenspot Salad Company — 4S Ranch, Sorrento Valley
Hachi Ramen — Banker’s Hill
Hamilton’s Tavern — South Park
Gihon Ethiopian — North Park
Harney Sushi — Old Town San Diego
Harvest by the Patio — East Village
Healthy Creations — Encinitas
Hill Street Cafe — Oceanside
Hugo’s Cocina — Ocean Beach
Ike’s Place — Hillcrest, Sports Arena
Influx Cafe — Golden Hill, Little Italy, North Park
Java Earth — Pacific Beach
Jeremy’s On The Hill — Julian
Juice Adventure — Chula Vista
Kairoa Brewing Company — University Heights
Kappa Sushi — Mira Mesa
Khan’s Cave – Grill & Tavern — Kearny Mesa
Ki’s Restaurant — Encinitas
Kim’s Vietnamese Restaurant — Encinitas
King & I — San Marcos
Krakatoa — Golden Hill
Landini’s Pizzeria — Little Italy
Lean and Green Cafe — La Jolla, Sorrento Valley
Lestat’s Coffee House — Hillcrest, Normal Heights, University Heights
Liticker’s Liquor & Deli — Ocean Beach
Lotus Cafe and Juice Bar — Encinitas
Mama’s Bakery and Deli — Golden Hill
Mendocino Farms — La Jolla
Mint Downtown Thai — Downtown
Monkey Paw Brewing — Downtown
Mountain Mike’s — San Carlos, San Diego
Muzita Abyssinian Bistro — University Heights
Naked Cafe — Carlsbad, Encinitas, Midway District, Solana Beach,
Napizza — 4S Commons Town Center, Encinitas, Little Italy, UTC
Nishiki Ramen — Kearny Mesa
Nomad Donuts — Downtown San Diego, North Park
Noodles & Company vegetarian section (please verify vegan options) — Carlsbad, Encinitas, La Costa, San Marcos, Oceanside, Point Loma, UTC
North Park Sushi & Grill — North Park
Nutmeg Bakery & Cafe — Sabre Springs
OB Noodle House — Ocean Beach
Old California Coffee House and Eatery — San Marcos
Old Town Mexican Cafe — Old Town San Diego
Panama 66 — Balboa Park
Pappalecco — Carmel Valley, Downtown San Diego, East Village, Kensington
Paradise Pizza — Carlsbad
Paradise Yogurt — Mission Valley
Pegasus Cafe — Rancho Bernardo
Pho Hut & Grill — Clairemont
Picasso Naturals
Pieology Pizzeria — Carlsbad, Clairemont Mesa, Escondido, Hillcrest, Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach
Pita Pit
Pinto Thai — Ramona
PizzaRev — Miramar, Torrey Highlands
Pizzeria Luigi SD — Golden Hill, Imperial Beach, North Park
Poke 1 2 3 — Imperial Beach, Liberty Station
Pokez Mexican Restaurant & Vegetarian Cuisine — Downtown San Diego
Pop Pie Co — University Heights
Powerhaus — Pacific Beach
Project Juice — Hillcrest
Public Square — La Mesa
Puesto — Downtown San Diego
Ranchos Cocina — North Park
Red House Pizza — University Heights
Royal India — Downtown San Diego
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
Scoops La Jolla — La Jolla
Second Nature — Pacific Beach
Soi 30th — North Park
Spice Lounge — La Jolla
Star Anise Thai Cuisine — UTC
Station Tavern — South Park
Stella Jean Ice Cream — University Heights
Stone Brewing — Escondido, Downtown San Diego, Liberty Station
Subterranean Coffee Boutique — Hillcrest, North Park, Little Italy
Superbloom at Mission Bay Beach Club — Mission Beach
Sushi 2 — Downtown San Diego
Tacos Perla
Tahini — Kearny Mesa
Tajima Ramen Bar — Hillcrest
Tao Vietnamese Japanese Cuisine — Normal Heights
Taste of Thai — Hillcrest
Taste of the Himalayas — Carlsbad, El Cajon, Hillcrest, La Jolla, Midway District, UTC
Tender Greens — Downtown San Diego, La Jolla, Liberty Station, Mission Valley
Thai Time — El Cajon
The Joint — Ocean Beach
The Haven Pizzeria — Kensington
The Oasis Cafe — Kearny Mesa
The Yellow Deli — Vista
Thotsakan Thai & Vegetarian Cuisine — Downtown
Tribute Pizza — North Park
True Food Kitchen — Fashion Valley Mall (San Diego)
Underbelly — Little Italy
Urban India — Downtown San Diego
URBN (pizza) — El Cajon, Encinitas, San Diego, Vista
Voltaire Beach House — Ocean Beach
Wei Wei Asian Express — College Area
Whole Foods — Hillcrest, La Jolla, Del Mar
Woodstock’s Pizza — College Area
Woodstocks’s Pizza — Pacific Beach
World Curry — Pacific Beach
Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub — Oceanside
The Yasai — Convoy Kearny Mesa, Little Italy
Yummy Cupcakes — Encinitas
Zia Gourmet Pizza — Normal Heights
zpizza — La Jolla, Scripps Ranch, Linda Vista

Have you discovered any vegan-friendly restaurants in San Diego county? Please send us any tips with our Vegan Friendly Business/Organization submission form!