Top 10 Plant-Based Restaurants in Los Angeles

Plantie Picks

Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

This iconic Chilean Cabernet is a must for anyone who wants to broaden their wine horizons.  Deep cherry red color, full-bodied, and...

The Prisoner

According to The Prisoner Wine Company, this delicious red blend was inspired by the Italian immigrants who originally settled in Napa Valley....

Parma! Original Parma

Parma! has crafted Original Parma that is a rich blend of organic sunflower seeds, walnuts, hemp seeds and Himalayan salt. This savory...

Cono Sur 20 Barrels Limited Edition Chardonnay 2017

This is an outstanding Chilean Chardonnay, crispy and fruity with a slight caress of oak. Aromas of ripe peach, apricot, acacia, vanilla,...

Frank Family Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Quite frankly, this is one of the easiest-drinking Napa Valley Cabs. A rich nose of oak, vanilla, leather and sweet spices. Ripe...

In a city as fast-paced as Los Angeles, we know you are always on the move. While we know a list of take-out restaurants that might fulfill your day to day needs, we encourage you to slow down and take some time for yourself. That is why we compiled a collection of the top ten eat-in restaurants in L.A. Slow down, unwind, and treat yourself.

1. Plant Food + Wine

Video by We Are Good News

The sleek, minimalistic design of Plant Food + Wine creates a perfect atmosphere for chic communal gatherings. The combination of wine, artisanal cheese, and locally sourced ingredients creates a beautiful upscale dining experience.

2. Ramen Hood

ramen-hood-plant-based-restaurant

They say you should do one thing really well and plant-based restaurant Ramen Hood embodies that. It is as easy as choosing your broth base and picking from a variety of add-ons including a vegan egg that you would never know did not come from a chicken.

Related Article: Top 10 Plant-Based Restaurants in San Francisco

3. Shojin

With an environment that feels like home, a setting where all plates are shared, and a menu carefully selected to feature immunity boosting ingredients, it is clear that Shojin treats all their guests like family. This Japanese restaurant has an extensive menu filled with vegan, allergen-friendly, organic, macrobiotic, gluten, table salt, and sugar-free delights.

4. Pura Vita

The first completely vegan Italian restaurant and wine bar in the United States, Pura Vita is committed to sustainability while providing a wide range of traditional Italian dishes. The fresh, brightly colored dishes and stunning interior will transport you and your taste buds straight to Europe.

5. Café Gratitude

The folks here at Café Gratitude are committed to providing healthy, delicious plant-based options. From plates of coconut calamari to warm miso ginger kelp noodles, these meals are designed around wellness and we are grateful for that!

Related Article: Top 10 Plant-Based Restaurants in Toronto

6. Gracias Madre

If you are on the search for authentic Mexican food in L.A., look no further. Gracias Madre’s executive chef spent time studying across South America and leading culinary teams in Mexico before taking on his current position. Do not forget the traditionally distilled tequila!

7. Crossroads Kitchen

Video by Food Insider

It is the vegan restaurant you would never guess is vegan! It is not advertising a plant-based menu that matters to Crossroads, it is serving delicious, upscale Mediterranean cuisine. Stop in for brunch, lunch, or dinner and leave completely satisfied.

8. Seabirds Kitchen

From food truck to restaurant to three California locations, Seabirds is flying high. It is a combination of their elevated, yet classic flair and kid-friendly options that we love so much – and we know you will too.

9. Hinterhof Beer Garden and German Kitchen

No need to fly all the way to Germany for Oktoberfest when you can experience the same cultural food right here. And better yet, it is all vegan! Seitan schnitzel, soft pretzels with beer cheese dip, and house-made bratwurst round out Hinterhof’s unique offerings. We do not need to remind you to wash it down with a beer.

Related Article: Top 10 Plant-Based Restaurants in Chicago

10. Au Lac

Chef Ito’s Vietnamese menu remains traditional while providing healthy bites featuring living food. Praised for their inventive dishes, welcoming environment, and lovely staff, Au Lac rounds off this list. 

Featured

Managing Circadian Rhythms: Are You Working With or Against Your Natural Sleep Cycle?

Anyone who’s ever Googled “Why am I so tired?” or taken a biology class has heard about circadian rhythms. They’re our bodies’...

The Lowdown on Intuitive Eating: What It Is and How to Do It

Move over diet culture! You've had your time in the sun, and we're done with you. We're on to bigger and (much)...

Trouble Sleeping? Try Adding These 6 Foods to Your Diet

It may feel as if caffeine can solve your every problem, but nothing beats the natural buzz of a good night’s sleep—but...

Why Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (But It Can Be Boring)

Do you roll your eyes at the phrase “self-care?” You’re not alone. We don’t all have time for bath bombs and face...

Tips and Tricks for Succeeding in Veganuary (And How to Thrive Plant-Based Year-Round)

If you're reading this, there's a good chance you've heard of Veganuary — and if not, don't worry. That's why we're here. 

More For You