The Best Restaurants with Vegan Options in Los Angeles

The OpenTable Team

Los Angeles has one of the most dynamic culinary scenes in the country, with everything from phenomenal street food to award-winning restaurants fronted by celebrity chefs. Whether looking for California cuisine, organic ingredients, food trucks, or five-star dining, all can be found here. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. From Silverlake to Malibu, we've rounded up the city's best vegan restaurants—all vetted by the types of tastemakers who know the best spots around the city. Impress your friends and family and score a table; we wish we could join you.

Restaurants:AKASHA, Michael's - Santa Monica, Vincenti Ristorante
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Californian, Italian
Neighborhoods:Culver City, Santa Monica, Brentwood

AKASHA

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Culver City
3,317 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
AKASHA restaurant/bar/cafe is a New American spot with comfort food and big flavors. They serve both carnivores and herbivores out of the downtown Culver City location. The buildinRead more
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Los Angeles
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Michael's - Santa Monica

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Monica
1,480 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Looking for some deliciously typical “California cuisine?” This newly renovated space in Santa Monica, with indoor/outdoor garden dining, a bar, and private party spaces, has a seaRead more
90% recommended
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Vincenti Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Brentwood
479 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Vincenti Ristorante has been an Italian favorite in Brentwood since they opened in the late 1990s. They are both elegant and sophisticated while still retaining a level of warmth aRead more
100% recommended
Best Food in Los Angeles
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Catch LA

$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
6,018 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Hot Spot
Catch sits up above the intersection of Melrose and San Vicente, overlooking the streets of West Hollywood. The restaurant started in New York but this L.A. outpost is a treat all Read more
81% recommended
Seafood in Los Angeles
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Lucques

$$$$·Californian·
West Hollywood
2,495 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Lucques opened in 1998, and it's often touted as one of the country’s best restaurants. Located in West Hollywood, the kitchen serves up California cuisine with French and MediterrRead more
95% recommended
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Nobu Los Angeles

$$$$·Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service·
West Hollywood
2,242 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Nobu Los Angeles in West Hollywood has been open since 2008 in the famed L’Orangerie space on La Cienega Boulevard. The menu features the creation of all-star chef Nobu Matsuhisa aRead more
86% recommended
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Westside Tavern

$$$$·Californian·
West Los Angeles
1,457 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighborhood Gem
The Westside Tavern in West Los Angeles is one of the best vegan restaurants in Los Angeles. They're a social, urban-minded restaurant with seasonal chef-driven California tavern cRead more
97% recommended
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Avra Beverly Hills

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Beverly Hills
1,946 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Avra is a Greek-inspired Mediterranean seafood restaurant that focuses on whole grilled fish and Greek specialties. The space is bright, airy, and beautiful, and makes you feel likRead more
93% recommended
Mediterranean in Los Angeles
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Petty Cash Taqueria & Bar

$$$$·Mexican·
Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
748 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
Petty Cash is a semi-authentic taqueria in the Beverly/Fairfax neighborhood with influences from East L.A., Baja, and beyond. The menu takes street food classics up a notch and useRead more
89% recommended
Mexican in Los Angeles
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Craft Los Angeles

$$$$·American·
Century City
3,821 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
This elegant restaurant/bar by acclaimed chef Tom Colicchio is a gorgeous space with dark wood floors, elegant gray benches, dim lighting, and an overall sleek and sexy vibe. The mRead more
90% recommended
Special Occasion in Westside
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Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air

$$$$·Californian·
Bel-Air
876 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air features modern California cuisine with European and Mediterranean influences in a spectacular garden setting. The chefs visit the farmers market eveRead more
94% recommended
Californian in Los Angeles
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La Scala - Beverly Hills

$$$$·Italian·
Beverly Hills
579 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
La Scala of Beverly Hills offers a classic Italian fine dining experience with a variety of exquisite traditional Italian cuisine, fine wines, cocktails, and desserts. The setting Read more
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Via Veneto

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Monica
719 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
This romantic, candle-lit setting on Main Street in Santa Monica is the perfect atmosphere for a cozy date. The menu features authentic Italian food with premium, locally sourced, Read more
89% recommended
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Ca Del Sole

$$$$·Italian·
Toluca Lake
2,576 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Located in North Hollywood, Ca Del Sole is reminiscent of a Venetian country inn. They have been open since 1994 and serve traditional Northern Italian cuisine with family-friendlyRead more
98% recommended
Good for Groups in San Fernando Valley / Valencia
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The Tower Bar

$$$$·Californian·
West Hollywood
1,174 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
The Terrace at the famous Sunset Tower Hotel features a new outdoor dining experience with updated furnishings and an elegant new bar. They offer amazing views of the city on eitheRead more
92% recommended
Best Ambiance in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire
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Geoffrey's Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Malibu
5,511 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
This famous Malibu restaurant features magnificent views of the Pacific coastline complemented by waterfalls and tropical plants to create a romantic Mediterranean atmosphere. GeofRead more
90% recommended
Best Ambiance in Beach Cities
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Forma Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Santa Monica
762 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Named after formaggio, the star ingredient in many of the dishes, this restaurant offers simple, classic Italian dining in the Santa Monica neighborhood. They are set in a sleek yeRead more
95% recommended
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Napa Valley Grille - Westwood - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Californian·
Westwood
2,819 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Napa Valley Grille’s California cuisine takes a cue from the bounty of the West Coast wine region. Located in Westwood, the restaurant strives to serve sustainable California cuisiRead more
89% recommended
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