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The Best Restaurants with Vegan Options in San Francisco

The OpenTable Team

With its temperate climate and year-round growing seasons, San Francisco is considered a mecca for vegans.

What else would you expect from a city with access to some of the world's greatest produce? But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. You’ll find everything from neighborhood gems to vegan sushi bars, rustic Italian spots to airy brasseries—all vetted by the types of tastemakers who know the best restaurants with vegan options around the city. Impress your friends and family and score a table; we wish we could join you.

Restaurants:La Ciccia, Otoro Sushi, Bluestem Brasserie
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Italian, Japanese, Californian
Neighborhoods:Noe Valley, Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, Downtown / Union Square
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La Ciccia

$$$$·Italian·
Noe Valley
2,366 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
A quaint eatery owned by a married couple who enjoys living and working together to create amazing food combinations, La Ciccia offers an extensive wine list as well as an array ofRead more
97% recommended
Italian in San Francisco Bay Area
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Otoro Sushi

$$$$·Japanese·
Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
603 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Offering drink options such as sake, wine, and more, Otoro Sushi is perfect for those who like vegan food but don't mind eating at a non-vegan location. Select from their array of Read more
90% recommended

Bluestem Brasserie

$$$$·Californian·
Downtown / Union Square
2,085 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Business Meals
Serving an array of fresh, flavorful dishes, tasty wines, signature cocktails and more, Bluestem offers a wide array of foods and desserts. Focusing on sustainability in addition tRead more
89% recommended
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Firefly Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Noe Valley
2,147 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
A restaurant that has been in existence for over 25 years, Firefly offers a variety of vegan and non-vegan entrees for customers of all kinds. With a goal of continuously providingRead more
96% recommended
American in San Francisco Bay Area

Venticello

$$$$·Italian·
Nob Hill
1,736 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Known as one of the area's best-kept secrets, Venticello Restaurant has been recognized as one of the most romantic places to eat in all of San Francisco. With an environment akin Read more
93% recommended
Romantic in San Francisco

Gracias Madre - SF

$$$$·Mexican·
Mission
955 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
A vegan Mexican restaurant offering an array of flavorful combinations you'll grow to crave, Gracias Madre one of the top vegan restaurants in the area. A nod to the divine femininRead more
88% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

Zuni Cafe

$$$$·Modern European·
Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
6,311 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Founded in 1979 by Billy West, Zuni Cafe is a restaurant that focuses on using seasonal organic ingredients while serving traditional dishes from France and Italy. Virtually all thRead more
91% recommended
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The Commissary

$$$$·Spanish·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
586 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
Offering various Award-winning foods, the Commissary serves Spanish-inspired foods that are fresh and locally sourced. Following the lead of head chef, Traci Des Jardins, in collabRead more
88% recommended
Spanish in San Francisco Bay Area

Garibaldi's on Presidio

$$$$·Californian·
Presidio Heights
1,867 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
Known as a trendy, stylish spot with a clubby feel, Garibaldis on Presidio Boulevard offers an extensive menu that has been satisfying customers of all kinds for the 22-years it haRead more
92% recommended

Arguello

$$$$·Mexican·
Pacific Heights
401 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Featuring a variety of both traditional and new age fusions, Arguello is a Mexican food lover's paradise. Including an array of vegan and non-vegan options, visitors enjoy explorinRead more
84% recommended
Outdoor Dining in San Francisco
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Lupa Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Noe Valley
712 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Cozy
  • Good for a Date
A restaurant that focuses on using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients above all, Lupa Trattoria serves meat but also has a variety of vegan-friendly meals. Serving a variety of Read more
88% recommended

North Beach Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
North Beach
2,607 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Serving an array of meal options “from the heart of Tuscany”, North Beach Restaurant prepares their meals with only the finest, freshest ingredients. Offering lunch, dinner, desserRead more
92% recommended

Kokkari Estiatorio

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Financial District / Embarcadero
6,480 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Created based on the notion of philoxenia, which is loosely translated as the art of making a stranger into a friend, Kokkari Estiatorio was named after a small fishing village on Read more
95% recommended
Mediterranean in San Francisco Bay Area
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Hong Kong Lounge II

$$$$·Chinese·
Richmond District
551 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
Known as one of the best Chinese restaurants in the area, Hong Kong Lounge II includes a variety of flavorful dishes for people from all walks of life. Including a variety of vegetRead more
92% recommended
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Sessions at the Presidio

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
849 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
A restaurant that focuses on serving small, flavorful plates for sharing, Sessions at the Presidio prides itself on serving locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Also offeRead more
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Heirloom Cafe

$$$$·Californian·
Mission
1,097 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
  • Notable Wine List
Made with the goal of offering aged wines from their personal cellar to pair with interesting foods of all kinds, Heirloom Cafe is a fun place for vegan as well as non-vegans. DeliRead more
87% recommended
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La Toque

$$$$·French·
Napa
2,091 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Creative Cuisine
Serving a variety of traditional French food, La Torque offers a variety of tasty food and wine pairings to a mixed crowd of meat eaters, vegetarians, and vegans. This restaurant fRead more
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Ananda Fuara Vegetarian Restaurant

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
Serving a variety of 100% vegan meals, the name Ananda Fuara is translated as “fountain of delight”. Striving to offer every customer a calm, relaxing environment in which to enjoyRead more
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Shizen

$$$$·Japanese·
Haight
A fully vegan sushi bar, Shizen provides its customers with creative fusions incorporating sushi techniques with classic Shaolin methods. Easily considered one of the best vegan reRead more
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Cha-ya Vegetarian Japanese Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Mission
Offering contemporary Japanese-vegan cuisine, Cha-Ya is a great option for those seeking the best vegan restaurants in SF. Serving a selection of savory vegan foods, this restauranRead more
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