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Sicilian supreme pizza at Crossroads Kitchen in West Hollywood, California
Sicilian supreme pizza from Crossroads Kitchen
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15 Restaurants Serving Plant-Based Takeout and Delivery Meals in Los Angeles

There’s plenty to choose from with vegan pizza, plant-based soul food, and a vegan Chicano spot

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Sicilian supreme pizza from Crossroads Kitchen
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As Los Angeles heads into another week of the second stay-at-home order, restaurants are deep into takeout and delivery-only mode. That includes options from the country’s most innovative plant-based restaurants, where those who abstain from animal products or omnivores can find something fantastic whether street tacos from Fullerton’s Chicana Vegana, pizza from Crossroads Kitchen in WeHo, or flavorful sushi from Shojin. Check out these 15 restaurants offering vegetarian and vegan dishes throughout Southern California.

REMOVED: Double Zero, Elf Cafe, Honeybee Burger, SunCafe Organic

ADDED: Au Lac, Chicana Vegana, Locali, Rahel Ethiopian Vegan Cuisine, Sestina, Stuff I Eat

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Local mini-chain Locali maintains three locations throughout LA — Venice, Hollywood, and DTLA — and the showstopper Cadillac breakfast sandwich is available at all. It’s a melty vegan beast made with “sausage”, cheddar “cheese,” avocado, chipotle sauce, and coconut “bacon.”

Locali’s breakfast sandwich, open-faced, with coconut fake bacon on top. Locali

Leonor’s Mexican Vegetarian Restaurant

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The Valley’s longstanding vegan restaurant Leonor’s is still open from 9 to 9 p.m. daily, with a regular stream of comfort food takeaways like nachos, enchiladas, house made cheeseburgers, fresh juices, and apple turnovers.

Sestina

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Barely a month ago, chef Matthew Kenney opened Sestina in Culver City. His new pasta shop offers stuffed shells with vegan ricotta and spinach, a pumpkin ravioli alfredo, or a creamy canestri pasta with vodka sauce.

Three plates of pasta at Sestina restaurant in Culver City, California Courtesy of Matthew Kenney Cuisine

Fresh on Sunset

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West Hollywood’s Fresh on Sunset keeps plenty of vegan options available, from fries with mushroom gravy, fresh juices, bowls, and those addictive quinoa-encrusted onion rings.

Crossroads Kitchen

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WeHo’s popular vegan restaurant just launched an evening pizza pop-up, where chef Tal Ronnen crafts Neaopolitan-style pies. Crossroads is still offering Ronnen’s handmade vegan pasta and other plant-based dishes, too.

Sicilian supreme pizza at Crossroads Kitchen in West Hollywood, California
Sicilian supreme pizza
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Rahel Ethiopian Vegan Cuisine

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This 20-year-old Rahel Ethiopian Vegan Cuisine is a gem within Little Ethiopia. Try the massive combination platter and gluten-free version of injera with fava bean ful, lentils, zucchini, and mixed vegetables.

Stuff I Eat

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Stuff I Eat owner chef Babette Davis keeps meat eaters and vegetarians coming back for her tacos and soul food platters, while making regular appearances on the HBO show, Insecure.

Soul food platter from Stuff I Eat restaurnat in Inglewood
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Flore Vegan

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Flore Vegan changed locations just before the pandemic began offering its longtime classics like sliders, pizzas, and bowls while selling pantry items like Vegenaise, millet bread, cashew cream cheese, and produce.

Vegan and macrobiotic Japanese specialist Shojin’s delicate plant-based sushi and bento boxes are offered from the Downtown and Culver City locations, with pickup or delivery from actual Shojin employees. On December 24 and 25, the Downtown location will jump into the Christmas spirit by offering rooftop dining from your car.

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Un Solo Sol

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Boyle Heights Un Solo Sol spans the globe for its menu, whether pozole, bok choy soup, or a plant-based Peruvian saltado.

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Hinterhof Vegan German Kitchen and Beer Garden

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Highland Park’s Hinterhof expended its outdoor patio into a gorgeous hangout this year, but Angelenos will have to wait for reopening. Until then, its takeout or delivery for Hinterhof’s vegan corned beef, schnitzel, or currywurst to-go or delivery.

Ricchardo’s The Total Vegetarian

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The former Orean’s Health Express went through a few changes since 2019. And this Pasadena restaurant has offers something useful during the pandemic: a drive-thru. Ricchardo’s made a few menu adjustments to the space and menu, but still packs the same vegan fast food punch its been making for decades. No walk-ups though.

Ricchardo’s The Total Vegetarian restaurant in Pasadena, California
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Thien Tam Vegetarian Restaurant

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Open since 2009, El Monte’s vegan Vietnamese restaurant is available for pickup or delivery. Try the sizzling rice pancake or banh xeo in a house made vegan fish sauce.

Au Lac FV

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Southern California are lucky to have two options for Au Lac’s menu. The Fountain Valley spot opened in 1997, and DTLA since 2014. Chef Ito designed both menus where Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese dishes abound, with a few raw options to boot. Note: Au Lac DTLA is open for takeout only.

Chicana Vegana

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Formerly a food truck, Chicana Vegana opened during the pandemic in Downtown Fullerton, and offers exactly as one would imagine with the name: loaded nachos, taquitos, street tacos, and burgers, but without an ounce of animal products.

Dishes from Chicana Vegana in Fullerton
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Locali

Local mini-chain Locali maintains three locations throughout LA — Venice, Hollywood, and DTLA — and the showstopper Cadillac breakfast sandwich is available at all. It’s a melty vegan beast made with “sausage”, cheddar “cheese,” avocado, chipotle sauce, and coconut “bacon.”

Locali’s breakfast sandwich, open-faced, with coconut fake bacon on top. Locali

Leonor’s Mexican Vegetarian Restaurant

The Valley’s longstanding vegan restaurant Leonor’s is still open from 9 to 9 p.m. daily, with a regular stream of comfort food takeaways like nachos, enchiladas, house made cheeseburgers, fresh juices, and apple turnovers.

Sestina

Barely a month ago, chef Matthew Kenney opened Sestina in Culver City. His new pasta shop offers stuffed shells with vegan ricotta and spinach, a pumpkin ravioli alfredo, or a creamy canestri pasta with vodka sauce.

Three plates of pasta at Sestina restaurant in Culver City, California Courtesy of Matthew Kenney Cuisine

Fresh on Sunset

West Hollywood’s Fresh on Sunset keeps plenty of vegan options available, from fries with mushroom gravy, fresh juices, bowls, and those addictive quinoa-encrusted onion rings.

Crossroads Kitchen

WeHo’s popular vegan restaurant just launched an evening pizza pop-up, where chef Tal Ronnen crafts Neaopolitan-style pies. Crossroads is still offering Ronnen’s handmade vegan pasta and other plant-based dishes, too.

Sicilian supreme pizza at Crossroads Kitchen in West Hollywood, California
Sicilian supreme pizza
Courtesy of Crossroads Kitchen

Rahel Ethiopian Vegan Cuisine

This 20-year-old Rahel Ethiopian Vegan Cuisine is a gem within Little Ethiopia. Try the massive combination platter and gluten-free version of injera with fava bean ful, lentils, zucchini, and mixed vegetables.

Stuff I Eat

Stuff I Eat owner chef Babette Davis keeps meat eaters and vegetarians coming back for her tacos and soul food platters, while making regular appearances on the HBO show, Insecure.

Soul food platter from Stuff I Eat restaurnat in Inglewood
Soul food platter
Mona Holmes

Flore Vegan

Flore Vegan changed locations just before the pandemic began offering its longtime classics like sliders, pizzas, and bowls while selling pantry items like Vegenaise, millet bread, cashew cream cheese, and produce.

Shojin

Vegan and macrobiotic Japanese specialist Shojin’s delicate plant-based sushi and bento boxes are offered from the Downtown and Culver City locations, with pickup or delivery from actual Shojin employees. On December 24 and 25, the Downtown location will jump into the Christmas spirit by offering rooftop dining from your car.

Shojin Organic and Natural
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Un Solo Sol

Boyle Heights Un Solo Sol spans the globe for its menu, whether pozole, bok choy soup, or a plant-based Peruvian saltado.

Un Solo Sol Un Solo Sol [Official Photo]

Hinterhof Vegan German Kitchen and Beer Garden

Highland Park’s Hinterhof expended its outdoor patio into a gorgeous hangout this year, but Angelenos will have to wait for reopening. Until then, its takeout or delivery for Hinterhof’s vegan corned beef, schnitzel, or currywurst to-go or delivery.

Ricchardo’s The Total Vegetarian

The former Orean’s Health Express went through a few changes since 2019. And this Pasadena restaurant has offers something useful during the pandemic: a drive-thru. Ricchardo’s made a few menu adjustments to the space and menu, but still packs the same vegan fast food punch its been making for decades. No walk-ups though.

Ricchardo’s The Total Vegetarian restaurant in Pasadena, California
Ricchardo’s The Total Vegetarian
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Thien Tam Vegetarian Restaurant

Open since 2009, El Monte’s vegan Vietnamese restaurant is available for pickup or delivery. Try the sizzling rice pancake or banh xeo in a house made vegan fish sauce.

Au Lac FV

Southern California are lucky to have two options for Au Lac’s menu. The Fountain Valley spot opened in 1997, and DTLA since 2014. Chef Ito designed both menus where Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese dishes abound, with a few raw options to boot. Note: Au Lac DTLA is open for takeout only.

Chicana Vegana

Formerly a food truck, Chicana Vegana opened during the pandemic in Downtown Fullerton, and offers exactly as one would imagine with the name: loaded nachos, taquitos, street tacos, and burgers, but without an ounce of animal products.

Dishes from Chicana Vegana in Fullerton
Chicana Vegana
Chicana Vegana website

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