Best Vegan Restaurants in San Diego

Did you know that San Diego has been ranked one of the top vegan and plant based cities in the United States? From locally family owned to sustainable restaurants to fast food to mindful and meatless eating – San Diego has it all. Whether you are driven by care for animal welfare, their health, or the environment, and the plant based, vegetarian, and vegan restaurants of San Diego are some of the best! And simply put, whether you eat meat or not, these are worth trying. 

Here are the best vegan & plant based restaurants in San Diego

Grains – North Park

Veganic Thai Cafe – North Park

Kindred – South Park

Sipz – Clairemont/North Park/La Jolla

Ranchos Cocina – North Park

Flower Child – Del Mar

Veggilish – Downtown

Soulshine– Mission Beach

Beaming – Del Mar/Carlsbad

Del Mar Rendezvous – Del Mar

Ki’s – Cardiff

Native Foods – Encinitas

Healthy Creations – Encinitas 

Peace Pies – Ocean Beach/ Encinitas

Veggie Grill – Carlsbad/UTC

Greensplease – Poway/San Marcos

Trilogy – La Jolla

Purple Mint – Allied Gardens

Green Door Cafe – La Jolla 

BigFoot Natural Cafe – Carlsbad

Plumeria – Encinitas/North Park

True Food – UTC/Fashion Valley

NoW sushi – Mission Beach

The Modern Vegan – NorthPark

Donna Jean – Bankers Hill

EVE – Encinitas/Ocean Beach 

The Plot – Oceanside

The Village – North Park

The Yasai – Convoy Kearny Mesa / Little Italy

If you are thinking about going plant based but don’t know what to expect, read my blog post about going plant based here.

There are so many healthy food options in San Diego, have I missed any?! Let me know! I’m always down to try something new vegan, vegetarian, or plant based! 

~ XOXO, the not starving, Amanda // Blonde out of Water

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