Top 10 Restaurants for Vegans in Silicon Valley

Top 10 restaurants for vegans in Silicon Valley

Today’s vegans are blessed—nay, spoiled—with so many exciting fruit and vegetable menu choices. Silicon Valley, in particular, has a vast array of restaurants for those who chose the road to veganism.

Here are some of the best Silicon Valley-based vegan restaurants to try out:

190 Ranch Dr.
Milpitas, CA

The Green Barn has an uncanny ability to put a unique and tasteful vegetarian twist to various cuisines. With its mission to help patrons maintain “a healthy lifestyle devoted to clean eating,” you’ll have both your stomach and heart fully satisfied. Make sure to give their papaya salad a try.

    1. Loving Hut

548 Lawrence Express Way
Sunnyvale, CA

Vegans in and around Sunnyvale know that they can get their fix at Merit Vegan Cuisine. Serving the community since 2007, the venue offers Vietnamese, Indian, Chinese, Thai and Japanese dishes given the vegan treatment. Must-tries include the spring rolls, orange nuggets with homemade orange sauce, lemongrass tofu, and curry veggies.

    1. Merit Vegan Cuisine

548 Lawrence Express Way
Sunnyvale, CA

Vegans in and around Sunnyvale know that they can get their fix at Merit Vegan Cuisine. Serving the community since 2007, the venue offers Vietnamese, Indian, Chinese, Thai and Japanese dishes given the vegan treatment. Must-tries include the spring rolls, orange nuggets with homemade orange sauce, lemongrass tofu, and curry veggies.

    1. Veggie Garden

2464 W. El Camino Real #C
Mountain View, CA

For truly authentic vegan Chinese food, the Veggie Garden is guaranteed to be worth the visit. The food fare is proudly all-natural, non-chemical, and served fresh with aplomb. Enjoy the venue’s vegan take on classic Chinese dishes such as orange chicken, pot stickers, and wonton, among other delectable delights.

    1. Good Karma Artisan Ales & Café

37 S. 1st St.
San Jose, CA

Vegan dining spots are a rarity in Downtown San Jose, but even if Good Karma was your only pick, that would be perfectly fine. Though the menu is limited, the portions are generous. The location also brews its own ales, making it an ideal spot for some after-hours vegan fun.

    1. Garden Fresh Chinese Vegan Cuisine

460 Ramona St.
Palo Alto, CA

Just like Veggie Garden, Garden Fresh focuses on making Chinese vegan cuisine. Bestsellers include Kun Pao Eggplant, Basil Moo Shu Rolls, Crispy Fried Tofu and Sweet and Hot Spicy Bean Curd.

    1. The Happy Hooligans

1711 Branham Ln. #A9
San Jose, CA

When it comes to comfort food, Happy Hooligans is the place to be. If you think it’s impossible to have an all-vegan mac-and-cheese, burger, buffalo chicken or burrito, The Happy Hooligans will be more than happy to prove you wrong.

    1. Mint & Basil

1741 N. Milpitas Blvd.
Milpitas, CA

Vietnamese cuisine offer a lot of different and delicious flavors but too bad for vegans, these often have a lot of meat. Fret no more, because the people behind Mint and Basil took it upon themselves to give you Vietnamese food that vegans can truly sink their teeth into. From rice noodle soups to spring rolls, Mint & Basil has them all. They now have two locations: one in Milpitas and the other, in San Jose.

    1. Vegan Donut and Café

449 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA

If you want something light and hearty, the Vegan Donut and Café is a great choice. Cake donuts, donut bars, bear claws, custard-filled, jelly-filled—every donut there is vegan-friendly. So if you’re craving for something sweet that won’t ruin your healthy diet, this place is worth checking out.

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