Those looking for a meat-free meal in San Diego are in luck, as the city boasts a solid variety of vegetarian and vegan eats. Take a yoga class and nourish your body with a bowl from Trilogy Sanctuary, enjoy the dichotomy of vegan fare and heavy metal at KINDRED, or grab vegan food on-the-go from Evolution—they even have a drive-thru. Here are seven top San Diego spots for winning plant-based meals beyond salads and tofu.
Siblings Win and Sylvia Le launched Sipz as a boba shop in 2002, but have since expanded to two restaurants serving strictly vegetarian and vegan Pan-Asian cuisine. This includes numerous types of soups, noodles, curries and other flavorful dishes at various levels of spice, plus an entirely vegan sushi bar and dessert menu. You can still get boba, too.
As the name might imply, this cute and welcoming café serves a solid selection of familiar Thai dishes, but each and every one of them is vegan. This includes spring rolls, satay, soups, noodle and rice dishes, curries and larb.