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VeganBurg, which has two original restaurants in Singapore, is coming to San Francisco during in the summer of 2015.  VeganBurg seeks to redefine food pop culture and comfort food with its 100% plant-based menu.  They offer sustainable, gmo-free, farm-fresh and plant-based fast food. Not only do the burgers taste great, they have great nutritional value. [...]

Shizen Vegan Sushi Bar and Izakaya

Shizen is a relatively new ALL VEGAN restaurant in San Francisco. It opened in January of 2015 and is amazing!  Shinzen is a fully vegan sushi bar and izakaya. Shizen combines classic shojin and sushi techniques with local, seasonal ingredients to create healthy and flavorful dishes with a light footprint. Some of the most notable dishes [...]

Hodo Soy Beanery

Hodo Soy has some excellent, high quality vegan products, including basic tofu, soy milk and yuba (tofu skins)  and flavored versions of all of those. The Hodo Soy stand in the Ferry Building also has chocolate pudding (flavored with chocolate from a nearby chocolate maker) and some cold curry wraps and sandwiches. I got the [...]


Cha-ya is a vegan Japanese place, and vegan Japanese food can be hard to find!  Note that this restaurant is cash only.  

Lucky Creation Vegetarian Restaurant

This is a quaint, small restaurant i San Francisco. The service was consistently friendly and the menu is large with a number of mock meat and vegan Chinese dishes. They even have unusual mock meats like mock goose. I loved my diced chicken curry, which was light, fresh and filling. I think their food was [...]

Pepples Donuts

Pepples Donuts is located near the East entrance of the Ferry Building   It offers solid vegan, organic donuts with a bunch of unusual flavors (kaffir lime, salted caramel, maple candy, chili pepper, etc.).

Burma Superstar

Burmese vegan food in San Francisco, CA!   Its most famous dish is the Tea Leaf Salad ($10).  You can make it vegan by asking for it without the shrimp.  It’s delicious!   The Tea Leaf Salad is crispy, soft, savory and subtle with a mixture of split peas, shallots, lettuce and the delicious, unusual nature [...]

Shangri-La Vegetarian Restaurant

The service was super-friendly and attentive.   I really enjoyed the free, subtle, tasty herbal tea which they give you.  The menu features unusual dishes like vegetarian kidney!   


I had a huge vegan chocolate chip cookie here that was pretty decent.   Go to Judahlicious for vegan baked andb smoothies; they don’t have a lot of vegan entree items yet.

Loving Hut

This Loving Hut is in Westfield San Fracisco Centre, a shopping mall food court and, as such, has a different model than other Loving Huts. At this one, the food is already prepared and sitting out in a buffet line.  You pick two dishes and get a combo deal for about $8. Most of the dishes are [...]

Americano Restaurant (in Hotel Vitale)

So many things to love about Americano Restaurant! First, it’s right on the Bay (across from Ferry Building). Second, it has a hip happy hour outside with a fabulous view of the Bay. Third, they have farm fresh vegan options on the menu. And last, but definitely first in my book, the staff was super [...]

The Plant Cafe Organic

The Plant Cafe Organic has 3 locations in San Francisco: in the Marina (@Steiner & Chestnut), Downtown (@Front & Pine) and the Embarcadero (Pier 3). They have an amazing brunch with vegan options including tofu scramble and vegan sausage, their famous Plant Burger and homemade granola. All of the locations include some great vegan lunch/ dinner options and for weekend brunch!


Visit Source in San Francisco for a multi-dimensional dining experience. The restaurant is 100% vegetarian and offers vegan versions of all of their dishes as well!  They make their own “live” cheeses from nuts and they are delicious!  They also have several interesting completely raw food entrees (besides their yummy salads).  They’ve created a soothing [...]

Ananda Fuara

Ananda Fuara is a 100% vegetarian restaurant that has lots of yummy vegan options.  They have vegan BBQ tofu burgers, veggie burgers, “chicken” salad, roasted vegetable ravioli, curries and many other fresh salads and vegan options.  They have such a variety of vegan options, you’ll find exactly what you’re craving!

Millennium Restaurant San Francisco

All of Millennium’s dishes are vegan! And they have some pretty amazing choices, including raw options. A recent sample menu included dishes like “Black Bean Torte”: whole wheat tortilla, caramelized plantains, smoky black bean puree, pumpkin-habanero papazul, cashew “sour cream” and “Brick Pastry Beggar’s Purse”: truffled walnut-mushroom duxelle, sage scented seitan, wilted kale, caramelized onion [...]


Cha-ya is a restaurant with “vegan Japanese food inspired by zen cooking.” They have over 40 menu items – and all of them are vegan! What a delight. They have two locations now: one on Valencia in San Francisco and a second on Shattuck Street in Berkeley.

Golden Era

The entire restaurant is 100% vegetarian and has many vegan options – even vegan cake and ice cream! They also have some gluten free options with their rice dishes. San Francisco Weekly voted it one of the best vegan restaurants in the city. Whether you’re following a vegan diet or not, Golden Era has lots of options for you to try.

Gracias Madre

Have you tried Gracias Madre in the Mission District of San Francisco? The ENTIRE menu is vegan… yes, everything! All the “cheese” dishes, all the desserts, everything is organic and vegan. Whether you’re a vegan or not, this food is just plain good. Check it out!