San Francisco Vegan Restaurant Guide

San Francisco is well-known for being a vegan hub. From gourmet dining to casual comfort food, San Francisco has it all. The most notable vegan, vegetarian and vegan-friendly eateries in the city are listed below. You can also find a printable version here.

Vegan Restaurants

Cha Ya
762 Valencia Street
Japanese restaurant with colorful, artful sushi, soups, noodle bowls and more. Cash Only.

Enjoy Vegetarian
754 Kirkham Street
5344 Geary Blvd.
839 Kearny Street
Casual Chinese restaurant with three locations in the city. They serve mock-meats and vegan fish made from soy protein, wheat gluten, yams and mushrooms.

Gracias Madre
2211 Mission Street
Mexican restaurant with a commitment to health and sustainability. Enjoy a rustic dining experience with high-end local, organic food prepared to perfection.

Hella Vegan Eats Food Truck
Mobile Food Truck
A coveted San Francisco food truck that serves up festive vegan cuisine—from fried “chicken” and waffles to candied yam cinnamon rolls. Catering options available.

Herbivore The Earthly Grill
531 Divisidero Street
983 Valencia Street
This vegan restaurant has been a Bay Area staple for decades. The menu is vast, touching many cultures. A great spot for brunch as well as dinner. The soy chicken shawarma is a must-try!

Loving Hut
845 Market Street
524 Irving Street
1365 Stockton Street
This Asian-American fusion restaurant has more than 200 locations all around the world, and three in San Francisco, including one in the Westfield Mall food court. The food is affordable, flavorful, and portions are large.

Millennium Restaurant
580 Geary Street
One of the most recognized gourmet vegan restaurants in the world. Chef Eric Tucker uses innovative combinations, rich flavors and seasonal menus based on local ingredients. This fine-dining experience is not to be missed. Reservations are suggested.

Thai Idea
710 Polk Street
Vegan Thai food served in an elegant setting. Several mock-meat options like satay “chicken,” crab cakes and vege ahi tuna are available.

Vegetarian Restaurants

Greens Restaurant
15 Marina Blvd., Fort Mason
Beautiful bayside fine dining restaurant nestled in the historic Fort Mason Center with views of the Golden Gate bridge. Seasonal menus using local organic produce.

3906 Judah Street
With both vegan and raw sections on the menu, this restaurant will bring a healthy boost to your day. From fresh green juices and superfood smoothies to hemp pesto and homemade chili, this is every hippies haven.

Rainbow Grocery
1745 Folsom Street
This cooperative grocery is completely vegetarian and a hub for vegan food, cruelty-free household products, and other specialty items. They have fresh vegan baked goods, a giant bulk section, frozen treats and much more.

11 Division Street
International comfort food including brick oven pizza, truffle macaroni & cheese, beet burgers, giant mock-meat sandwiches, organic beer and wine, and a case full of vegan pastries. Everything can be made vegan.

Udupi Palace
1007 Valencia Street
Indian vegetarian cuisine with a very vegan-friendly menu.

Vegan-Friendly Restaurants

Amici’s Pizza
216 King Street
Amici’s serves up traditional pizza with lots of vegan options including Daiya cheese. A great spot for group dining.

Dante’s Weird Fish
2193 Mission Street
Pescatarian restaurant with many clearly labeled vegan options like seitan fish & chips and vegan chorizo tacos.

Holy Gelato!
1392 9th Ave.
This ice cream parlor is a cute little gem in the Inner Sunset area serving up 12 fun and creamy vegan flavors daily. Look out for season specials!

Ike’s Place
3489 16th Street
A take-out sandwich shop with an entire separate vegan menu. Whether you go with the Captain Kirk, the Tom Brady or anything else, it is guaranteed to be the one of the best sandwiches you’ve ever had.

Jay’s Cheesesteak
3285 21st Street
If you’re craving a giant vegan cheesesteak, this small casual spot is your stop. They also serve vegan burgers, seitan and grilled vegetables, and can customize sandwiches to your liking.

Love N Haight Deli & Cafe
553 Haight Street
This deli serves up epic vegan and vegetarian sandwich options. The Vege Chicken Steak is a must. Cash only.

Pena Pachamama Center
1630 Powell Street
Bolivian food with many vegan, gluten-free and raw options. They often have live cultural music and Latin dance performances. 

Patxi’s Pizza
511 Hayes Street
4042 24th Street
3318 Fillmore Street
822 Irving Street
Patxi’s serves up authentic Chicago-style deep dish pizza, available with daiya cheese and your choice of toppings. Come hungry. Leave happy.

The Plant Cafe Organic
101 California Street
3352 Steiner Street
3 Pier #108
SFO Terminal 2
The Plant serves healthy, local, organic and sustainable food with a wide array of vegan options. They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Try their juices and smoothies, house-made Plant burgers and noodle bowls.


While this guide covers the best-of-the-best vegan options in San Francisco, remember that most Chinese, Indian, Italian, Ethiopian, Thai, Mexican and Middle Eastern restaurants have delicious vegan options. Never be afraid to ask the chef to make you something special!

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SF Vegan Restaurant Guide


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