Your Guide To L.A.'s Best Vegan & Vegan-Friendly Restaurants

by Stephanie Rothman · April 25, 2014

Until recently, local vegans may have had it tough when it came to dining out, but eating vegan is becoming easier every day in Los Angeles with restaurants dedicated to serving 100% plant-based food popping up all over town. From fish-free Japanese and sushi to Italian favorites like "meat" lasagna, eateries are not simply omitting animal products from dishes we love, but elevating the cuisine and getting creative with their culinary concoctions that even the meat-eating population is flocking to these animal product-free destinations for the tasty fare. As meat-lovers, the part we're most excited about is the end of the enduring struggle to eat out with our vegan friends somewhere that makes all of us happy. So, carnivores and green eaters, dine in harmony with this guide to L.A.'s best vegan and very vegan-friendly restaurants.