The word “vegan” or people who introduce themselves as vegetarians are not anymore looked down upon and so with the changing times the boring and tasteless vegan salad dishes in restaurants have changed their menu to make way for tastier and healthier alternatives for vegetarian dishes as well. With PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) naming Los Angeles as the third most vegan friendly city in the nation, it is pretty obvious that the restaurants have paid heed to the people who prefer having vegetarian food over the non-vegetarian stuff. Some of the best vegan restaurants in Los Angeles who have managed to attract the non-vegetarians to go and dine in them too are.
Here Are The 5 Best Vegan Restaurants In Los Angeles:
One of the premium and high end vegan restaurants at Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, Crossroads is meant for those who are looking to enjoy a meat free meal which is tasty as well as filling. This restaurant has the fan following of vegan celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey and many more. The chef of this restaurant, Ronnen loves experimenting with vegetables and makes awesome preparations which mimic their non-vegan counterparts in terms of the look and the taste, but in their own fun ways.
A Japanese vegan cuisine restaurant, Shojin believes in using organic and natural food ingredients while preparing its dishes. Located in two locations, Downtown in Loas Angeles as well as in Cuvler City, this eatery gives the vegan sushi lovers a gastronomical pleasure of a lifetime. Apart from their fish-free sushi preparations, they also take pride in having delicious ramen noodle bowls, sake, salads and soups too.
Being awarded by the Los Angeles magazine as the Best Ethnic Vegan Restaurant in LA, Rahel is a 100% vegan Ethiopian restaurant located at Little Ethiopia. This restaurant is famous for its hot stews made up with steamed legumes and veggies like onions, lentils, zucchini and et al. this restaurant also encourage eating together from a single plate and also to feed ones partner with own hands as well.
Vinh Loi Tofu
It is a heaven for tofu lovers as this restaurant does not only makes awesome dishes made of tofu, but also doubles up as a tofu factory which makes tofu with ingredients which are natural and organic. This Vietnamese restaurant also features a number of dishes as banh coun, noodles, seafood and mieng ga and et al.
Happy Family Vegetarian Restaurant
A Chinese vegan restaurant located at Monterey Park in LA, Happy Family boasts of a great array of vegan dishes which range from soups, porridge and rice meals too. Interestingly, this restaurant makes a dish similar to orange chicken, but using mushrooms which they call house chicken!