*VOTING IS NOW CLOSED* Please help us with our second annual Best of Vegan in San Diego awards! All polls below will close at 10 p.m. on January 16, 2018. Thank you for your participation, and good luck to all nominees! Winners will receive an official 2017 Best of Vegan in San Diego certificate, a special website listing, and bragging rights!

San Diego's best all-vegan restaurant of 2017?

  • Plant Power Fast Food (21%, 557 Votes)
  • Donna Jean (19%, 505 Votes)
  • Kindred (16%, 409 Votes)
  • Loving Hut Mira Mesa (8%, 207 Votes)
  • Trilogy Sanctuary (6%, 156 Votes)
  • Veggie Grill (5%, 135 Votes)
  • Native Foods (5%, 129 Votes)
  • Evolution Fast Food (4%, 100 Votes)
  • EVE Encinitas (3%, 83 Votes)
  • Peace Pies (3%, 76 Votes)
  • Loving Hut San Diego (3%, 69 Votes)
  • Veganic Thai Cafe (2%, 65 Votes)
  • Mission Square Market Vegan Deli (1%, 37 Votes)
  • Choice Superfood (1%, 31 Votes)
  • Grains Cafe (1%, 30 Votes)
  • California Homemades (1%, 17 Votes)
  • Roots UCSD (1%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,620

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San Diego's best vegan pop-up of 2017?

  • Blissful Gatherings (31%, 599 Votes)
  • Anthem Vegan (29%, 560 Votes)
  • La Taqueria Vegiee (SD) (15%, 286 Votes)
  • El Veganito (11%, 219 Votes)
  • Katie's Healing Kitchen (8%, 161 Votes)
  • Bite (3%, 54 Votes)
  • The Capybara Experiment (3%, 53 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,930

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San Diego's best vegan-friendly restaurant of 2017?

  • Pokez Mexican Restaurant (20%, 375 Votes)
  • Plumeria Vegetarian Restaurant (16%, 300 Votes)
  • Cafe Gratitude (16%, 291 Votes)
  • Civico 1845 (12%, 218 Votes)
  • Ranchos Cocina (9%, 167 Votes)
  • The PurpleMint Vegetarian Restaurant (5%, 92 Votes)
  • Jyoti Bihanga (3%, 60 Votes)
  • Blind Lady Ale House (3%, 59 Votes)
  • Tiger!Tiger! Tavern (3%, 52 Votes)
  • Hugo's Cocina (2%, 36 Votes)
  • World Curry (2%, 33 Votes)
  • Ki's Restaurant (2%, 32 Votes)
  • Hamilton's Tavern (2%, 29 Votes)
  • Pop Pie Co (1%, 27 Votes)
  • Eclipse Chocolate (1%, 22 Votes)
  • Alforon (1%, 22 Votes)
  • Casa de Reyes (1%, 17 Votes)
  • Churchill's Pub and Grille (1%, 14 Votes)
  • Amardeen Cafe (0%, 5 Votes)
  • Chennai Tiffins (0%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,855

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San Diego's best vegan-friendly cafe of 2017?

  • Dark Horse Coffee Roasters (26%, 313 Votes)
  • Holy Matcha (15%, 177 Votes)
  • Lestat's (13%, 154 Votes)
  • Lofty Coffee (9%, 104 Votes)
  • OB Garden Cafe (8%, 91 Votes)
  • Modern Times Fermentorium Cafe (6%, 74 Votes)
  • Subterranean Coffee Boutique (5%, 61 Votes)
  • Nibble Chocolate (5%, 60 Votes)
  • Influx Cafe (5%, 56 Votes)
  • Milk Organics (4%, 49 Votes)
  • The DOJO (4%, 43 Votes)
  • The Forum Coffee (1%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,193

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San Diego's best vegan-friendly food prep service of 2017?

  • Moncai Vegan (37%, 335 Votes)
  • Katie's Healing Kitchen (21%, 185 Votes)
  • The Vegan Honey Bee (18%, 161 Votes)
  • Crave (Nicole Rizza Coulter) (6%, 51 Votes)
  • Confetti Plant Based Catering (5%, 42 Votes)
  • Vegetarian Oasis (4%, 36 Votes)
  • Raw Raw Raw (Jayna Carter) (4%, 35 Votes)
  • The Touring Vegan Chef (Joshua Ploeg) (3%, 31 Votes)
  • OCDeli (3%, 23 Votes)

Total Voters: 898

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San Diego's best vegan-friendly market/grocery store of 2017?

  • Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Market (20%, 324 Votes)
  • Sprouts (20%, 319 Votes)
  • Mission Square Market (16%, 265 Votes)
  • Whole Foods (15%, 241 Votes)
  • Jimbo's...Naturally (13%, 212 Votes)
  • Lazy Acres (6%, 100 Votes)
  • Frazier Farms (5%, 83 Votes)
  • Speciality Produce (3%, 43 Votes)
  • Windmill Farms (2%, 29 Votes)
  • The Fruit Stand (1%, 11 Votes)
  • Jensen's Foods (0%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,634

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San Diego's best vegan-friendly local manufacturer of 2017?

  • Sam's Organics (31%, 662 Votes)
  • Bitchin' Sauce (24%, 520 Votes)
  • Rickaroons (9%, 188 Votes)
  • San Diego Soy Dairy (5%, 108 Votes)
  • Wicked Sisters (4%, 95 Votes)
  • Seva Foods (4%, 91 Votes)
  • DOH! (4%, 81 Votes)
  • Beyond Brew (4%, 81 Votes)
  • Lick It Lollipops (3%, 55 Votes)
  • Millie's Vegan Gelato (2%, 50 Votes)
  • Nibble Chocolate (2%, 49 Votes)
  • Edible Alchemy (2%, 48 Votes)
  • Gold Mine Foods (1%, 28 Votes)
  • Righteously Raw (1%, 26 Votes)
  • Bear Bar (1%, 25 Votes)
  • PeaceCheese (1%, 22 Votes)
  • Pixllady Cosmetics (1%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,137

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San Diego's best animal rescue/sanctuary of 2017?

  • Farm Animal Refuge (26%, 225 Votes)
  • San Diego Farm Animal Rescue (18%, 159 Votes)
  • Project Wildlife (15%, 133 Votes)
  • Lions, Tigers and Bears (14%, 122 Votes)
  • San Diego House Rabbit Society (7%, 58 Votes)
  • Pitties and Company (6%, 52 Votes)
  • Ferdinand's Familia (5%, 40 Votes)
  • Wee Companions (3%, 27 Votes)
  • Grazin' Pig Acres (3%, 25 Votes)
  • Penelope's Purpose (2%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 862

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San Diego's best vegan-themed podcast of 2017?

  • Beyond the Podcast by Brian Turner (39%, 294 Votes)
  • Vegan Danielle by Danielle (26%, 199 Votes)
  • Vegan Warrior Princesses Attack! by Callie and Nichole (22%, 165 Votes)
  • Dash-a-Fire Podcast by Dash Eye (13%, 101 Votes)

Total Voters: 759

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San Diego's best vegan nutrition and cooking classes of 2017?

  • Katie’s Healing Kitchen (36%, 206 Votes)
  • Veg-Appeal (27%, 156 Votes)
  • Soul in the Raw (21%, 120 Votes)
  • Cooking For A Change (7%, 41 Votes)
  • Be The Healthy U! (4%, 22 Votes)
  • Kathleen Kastner (2%, 12 Votes)
  • New Options Food Group (2%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 568

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San Diego's best vegan brunch of 2017?

  • Kindred (40%, 461 Votes)
  • Donna Jean (28%, 326 Votes)
  • Anthem Vegan (9%, 104 Votes)
  • The Mission (7%, 76 Votes)
  • Jyoti Bihanga (6%, 64 Votes)
  • Eclipse Chocolate Bar & Bistro (4%, 51 Votes)
  • Green Door Cafe (4%, 42 Votes)
  • Tiger!Tiger! Tavern (3%, 34 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,158

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San Diego's best vegan, gluten free options of 2017?

  • Plant Power Fast Food (23%, 289 Votes)
  • Cafe Gratitude (16%, 204 Votes)
  • Trilogy Sanctuary (12%, 150 Votes)
  • Loving Hut Mira Mesa (11%, 140 Votes)
  • Peace Pies (10%, 121 Votes)
  • Evolution Fast Food (8%, 94 Votes)
  • Anthem Vegan (7%, 89 Votes)
  • Starry Lane Bakery (6%, 73 Votes)
  • EVE Encinitas (5%, 67 Votes)
  • Holy Matcha (2%, 26 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,253

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San Diego's best vegan pizza of 2017?

  • Donna Jean (30%, 364 Votes)
  • Blind Lady Ale House (11%, 135 Votes)
  • Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza (7%, 82 Votes)
  • Pizzeria Luigi SD (6%, 75 Votes)
  • Red House (6%, 72 Votes)
  • Pieology Pizzeria (6%, 72 Votes)
  • Peace Pies (5%, 60 Votes)
  • URBN (4%, 51 Votes)
  • Zia Pizza (4%, 50 Votes)
  • Napizza Hillcrest (4%, 44 Votes)
  • Sammy's Woodfired (3%, 39 Votes)
  • Tribute Pizza (3%, 38 Votes)
  • zpizza (3%, 37 Votes)
  • Baja Pizzeria (3%, 31 Votes)
  • Berkeley Pizza (2%, 28 Votes)
  • Tiger!Tiger! Tavern (2%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,196

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San Diego's best vegan sandwich of 2017?

  • Anthem Vegan (13%, 159 Votes)
  • Kindred (10%, 132 Votes)
  • Mission Square Market (10%, 123 Votes)
  • Veggie Grill (10%, 120 Votes)
  • Native Foods (9%, 118 Votes)
  • Loving Hut Mira Mesa (9%, 113 Votes)
  • Donna Jean (8%, 107 Votes)
  • Ike's Place (7%, 86 Votes)
  • Mendocino Farms (5%, 62 Votes)
  • El Veganito (5%, 60 Votes)
  • Tiger!Tiger! Tavern (3%, 38 Votes)
  • Whole Foods (2%, 30 Votes)
  • ND Banh Mi (2%, 25 Votes)
  • Grains Cafe (2%, 24 Votes)
  • The PurpleMint Vegetarian Restaurant (2%, 24 Votes)
  • Influx Cafe (2%, 20 Votes)
  • Devine Pastabilities (1%, 14 Votes)
  • Don Carlos (1%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,262

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San Diego's best vegan burger of 2017?

  • Plant Power Fast Food (47%, 638 Votes)
  • Evolution Fast Food (13%, 180 Votes)
  • Veggie Grill (11%, 150 Votes)
  • Loving Hut Mira Mesa (10%, 137 Votes)
  • Native Foods (6%, 76 Votes)
  • Kindred (5%, 72 Votes)
  • Trilogy Sanctuary (3%, 43 Votes)
  • Hamilton’s Tavern (2%, 23 Votes)
  • Station's Tavern (2%, 23 Votes)
  • Loving Hut North Park (2%, 21 Votes)
  • Torrey Pints (0%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,368

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San Diego's best vegan burrito of 2017?

  • Pokez Mexican Restaurant (26%, 307 Votes)
  • Anthem Vegan (18%, 214 Votes)
  • Ranchos Cocina (17%, 201 Votes)
  • Loving Hut Mira Mesa (15%, 178 Votes)
  • El Veganito (10%, 115 Votes)
  • Lucha Libre (5%, 62 Votes)
  • Hugo’s Cocina (4%, 50 Votes)
  • Casa de Reyes (2%, 27 Votes)
  • Don Carlos (2%, 26 Votes)
  • Liticker’s (1%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,196

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San Diego's best vegan falafel of 2017?

  • Mama's Bakery & Lebanese Deli (33%, 163 Votes)
  • Pita Guys (17%, 85 Votes)
  • Alforon (12%, 59 Votes)
  • Mister Falafel (9%, 45 Votes)
  • Amardeen Cafe (8%, 41 Votes)
  • Fairouz (7%, 36 Votes)
  • Tigris Mediterranean (6%, 29 Votes)
  • Micheline's Pita House (3%, 16 Votes)
  • La Miche Kabobgee (3%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 487

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San Diego's best vegan sushi of 2017?

  • Sipz (46%, 379 Votes)
  • Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub (includes Plant Based No Waste) (21%, 169 Votes)
  • Sushi 2 (9%, 73 Votes)
  • Harney Sushi (9%, 70 Votes)
  • The Joint Ocean Beach (7%, 55 Votes)
  • Taiko Sushi Bar and Grill (2%, 20 Votes)
  • Kappa Sushi (2%, 18 Votes)
  • Nozomi (2%, 16 Votes)
  • Narumi Sushi (2%, 13 Votes)
  • Katzra Sushi (1%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 819

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San Diego's best vegan ramen of 2017?

  • BeShock Ramen and Sake Bar (30%, 381 Votes)
  • Tajima Restaurants (19%, 240 Votes)
  • Loving Hut Mira Mesa (15%, 182 Votes)
  • Underbelly (13%, 167 Votes)
  • The Whet Noodle (9%, 111 Votes)
  • RakiRaki Ramen (5%, 66 Votes)
  • Hachi Ramen (4%, 45 Votes)
  • Nishiki Ramen (3%, 42 Votes)
  • Tokyo Miyoshi (1%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,250

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San Diego's best vegan dessert of 2017?

  • Dolce Italian Ice (15%, 198 Votes)
  • Cinnaholic (13%, 180 Votes)
  • Plant Power Fast Food (12%, 157 Votes)
  • Loving Hut Mira Mesa (11%, 151 Votes)
  • Donna Jean (10%, 130 Votes)
  • Sipz (9%, 123 Votes)
  • Civico 1845 (8%, 111 Votes)
  • Peace Pies (6%, 80 Votes)
  • Rawsome Delights (4%, 51 Votes)
  • Eclipse Chocolate Bar & Bistro (3%, 46 Votes)
  • Just Pops (2%, 31 Votes)
  • Loving Hut El Cajon (2%, 27 Votes)
  • Tiger!Tiger! Tavern (1%, 18 Votes)
  • Krakatoa (1%, 16 Votes)
  • Angels and Hearts Harajuku Crêperie (1%, 12 Votes)
  • Get Fluffed Up (0%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,335

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San Diego's best vegan donut of 2017?

  • Donut Panic (29%, 327 Votes)
  • Nomad Donuts (26%, 294 Votes)
  • Donut Bar (14%, 155 Votes)
  • Doughside Donuts (12%, 130 Votes)
  • Whole Foods (5%, 60 Votes)
  • Skinny Donuts (5%, 53 Votes)
  • Holy Matcha (4%, 45 Votes)
  • Lazy Acres (3%, 29 Votes)
  • The Goods (2%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,111

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San Diego's best vegan baked goods of 2017?

  • Maya's Cookies (24%, 335 Votes)
  • Snopel's Bakeshop (15%, 202 Votes)
  • Cinnaholic (10%, 142 Votes)
  • Hazel and Jade Bakery (9%, 120 Votes)
  • What's Baking? (8%, 115 Votes)
  • Moncai Vegan (7%, 100 Votes)
  • Sipz (6%, 78 Votes)
  • Whole Foods (5%, 73 Votes)
  • Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Market (5%, 73 Votes)
  • Starry Lane Bakery (5%, 65 Votes)
  • Jimbo's Naturally (4%, 62 Votes)
  • Unison Baking Co (1%, 16 Votes)
  • Juliantla Chocolate (0%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,387

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San Diego's best vegan alcoholic drink of 2017?

  • Kindred (46%, 365 Votes)
  • Boochcraft (17%, 137 Votes)
  • Modern Times (10%, 79 Votes)
  • Donna Jean (10%, 77 Votes)
  • Blind Lady Ale House (5%, 43 Votes)
  • Tiger!Tiger! Tavern (3%, 20 Votes)
  • Fall Brewing (2%, 19 Votes)
  • Hamilton's Tavern (2%, 17 Votes)
  • Cutwater Spirits (2%, 15 Votes)
  • South Park Brewing (2%, 12 Votes)
  • Torrey Pints (1%, 11 Votes)
  • Grains Cafe (1%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 799

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San Diego's best locally brewed kombucha of 2017?

  • Bambucha Kombucha (27%, 257 Votes)
  • Boochcraft (25%, 240 Votes)
  • Kombucha Culture (18%, 170 Votes)
  • Living Tea Brewing Co (10%, 99 Votes)
  • JinBuCha (5%, 46 Votes)
  • San Diego Brewing Co (4%, 43 Votes)
  • Babe Kombucha (4%, 38 Votes)
  • Bootstrap Kombucha (3%, 31 Votes)
  • Vida Kombucha (2%, 20 Votes)
  • Local Roots Kombucha (2%, 19 Votes)

Total Voters: 961

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Thank you to our wonderful vegan community for helping us pull together the nominations above. Final nominations above were determined by the Vegan in San Diego team.

 

Check out the results of our 2016 Best of Vegan in San Diego contest!