The 3 Best Vegan Eateries in San Diego

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It’s no secret that plant-based diets have been growing in popularity for some time now. What was once considered an extreme way of eating is now a blossoming industry with endless options.

Whether you’re a strict vegan or simply would like to forego meat for a day, here are San Diego’s finest plant-based eateries.


Kindred is a unique, eccentric cocktail bar that serves up contemporary vegan fare. That doesn’t mean that Kindred’s menu is boring or bland! In fact, Kindred has quite an imaginative menu that covers a whole range of options that both vegan/vegetarians and meat-lovers alike can enjoy. They also serve beer, wine, and cocktails to accompany their vegan/vegetarian fare. They also host many local death metal concerts on certain nights, which helps support local artists within the community.

Plumeria Vegetarian Restaurant

Plumeria Vegetarian Restaurant serves up a variety of vegetarian Thai dishes that are offered with wines and Asian beer in a polished, modern environment. Crispy tofu and noodle salads are quite popular as well as rich soups and pad thai. Accompanied by fast, attentive, and friendly service, Plumeria Vegetarian Restaurant is a must-try for everyone who enjoys their Thai food without the meat.

Peace Pies

Peace Pies is a bohemian-style café with a menu that heavily supports local farmers with a raw, vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free menu featuring a variety of dishes. Some of the best dishes include delectable pizzas, wraps, sandwiches, and a variety of desserts. Even for those who do not eat a raw, vegan diet, this restaurant is a great introduction to how delicious and interesting vegan eating can actually be. Coupled with friendly service and a friendly atmosphere, this café is sure to please everyone.

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