What to Order at L.A.’s Essential Vegan and Vegetarian Eateries

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Where to go and what to eat and drink at the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in LA this year.

Activated charcoal latte at Cafe Gratitude
Activated charcoal latte at Cafe Gratitude

Cafe Gratitude

Be grateful for this brain-boosting activated charcoal latte, which contains coconut oil, essential oil of lavender and your choice of sprouted almond milk or coconut milk with life-reviving espresso. You can get the same latte at the eatery’s upscale big sister, Gratitude, in Beverly Hills.

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Artichoke Oysters at Crossroads Kitchen
Artichoke Oysters at Crossroads Kitchen

Crossroads Kitchen

Master chef Tal Ronnen’s artichoke oysters—artichoke purée, crispy oyster mushroom,yellow tomato béarnaise and kelp caviar—are fan favorites at this upscale vegan eatery.

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Piquillo Peppers stuffed with goat cheese and saffron tonnato
Piquillo Peppers stuffed with goat cheese and saffron tonnato

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Erven

Try the Piquillo Peppers stuffed with goat cheese and saffron tonnato at this veggie and vegan-friendly Westside hotspot.

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Sopes Con Mango at Gracias Madre
Sopes Con Mango at Gracias Madre

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Gracias Madre

Try the Sopes Con Mango— potato-masa cakes, mango habanero salsa, guacamole, black beans, cashew crema and escabeche—at this magical WeHo spot, which you can wash down with one of the city’s first cannabis cocktails.

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Ricotta, figs, honey and chocolate mint on butter brioche toast at PYT
Ricotta, figs, honey and chocolate mint on butter brioche toast at PYT

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PYT

Josef Centeno creates dishes for all of the pretty young things of L.A., including this brunch masterpiece: ricotta, figs, honey and chocolate mint on butter brioche toast.

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PLANT BOWL. SPROUTED LENTIL + QUINOA. PATTY PAN SQUASH. KALE. AVOCADO. PRESERVED LEMON TAHINI. PIQUILLO ROMESCO at Plant Food + Wine
Plant Bowl at Plant Food + Wine

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Plant Food and Wine

Vegan chef Matthew Kenney’s Plant Food + Wine on Abbot Kinney serves up his delicious Plant Bowl: spouted lentil and quinoa, patty pan squash, kale, avocado, preserved lemon tahini and piquillo romesco.

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Plant-based cherry pie at Real Food Daily
Plant-based cherry pie at Real Food Daily

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Real Food Daily

You’d best hope this plant-based cherry pie is the special of the day at this healthy and delicious L.A. chain.

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Purple Treasure at Shojin
Purple Treasure at Shojin

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Shojin

You NEED to order the Purple Treasure—tender, buttery eggplant and kale on an asparagus roll topped with sweet tahini miso at this beloved Japanese vegan and macrobiotic eatery.

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Little Pine PIccata
Little Pine PIccata

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Little Pine

Moby’s Los Feliz vegan eatery serves up a delicious piccata—Panko crusted scallopini served with garlic butter, lemon, white wine, capers, parsley and mashed potatoes. 

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Buffalo Cauliflower at Mohawk Bend
Buffalo Cauliflower at Mohawk Bend

Mohawk Bend

It’s uncanny how much this buffalo cauliflower dish at Mohawk Bend—served with a faux bleu cheese dressing—tasted like buffalo chicken.

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Guacamole Burger at By Chloe
Guacamole Burger at By Chloe

By Chloe

You won’t believe the guacamole burger—a black bean and sweet potato patty served with corn salsa, gaucamole, tortilla strips and chipotle aioli—isn’t the real meat deal.

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Mediterranean Bowl at The Butcher's Daughter III
Mediterranean Bowl at The Butcher’s Daughter

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Butcher’s Daughter

Try theMediterranean Bowl of farro, kalamata olives, arugula, heriloom tomatoes, burrata, basil pesto and rosemary focaccia at this chic westside spot.

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