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Past Restaurant Reviews

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Los Angeles Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants in Los Angeles County

Bluebird Brasserie in Sherman Oaks, September 2018

Corner Cantina in DTLA, August 2018

Beelman's and Dankness Dojo Modern Times in DTLA, July 2018

Evolution Burger Food Truck in Northridge, June 2018

Dough Girl in Van Nuys, February/March/April/May 2018

Sattdown Jamaican Grill in Studio City, November/December 2017/January 2018

Cruciferous in Hollywood (now defunct), June/July 2017

Necco Japanese Tapas Restaurant in West Los Angeles, April/May/June 2017

Gokoku Vegetarian Ramen Shop in Studio City, March 2017

Erven in Santa Monica (now defunct), January/February 2017

By Chloe in Silver Lake, December 2016

Kale & Quinoa in Studio City, October/November 2016

My Thai in Chatsworth, September 2016

Ramen Hood in Downtown Los Angeles, August 2016

Equelecua in Inglewood, June/July 2016

Eko Eats in Downtown Los Angeles, May 2016

118 Degrees in Tarzana, (now defunct) March/April 2016

Eatsa in Woodland Hills, (now defunct) February 2016

Elovate in Santa Monica (now defunct), February 2016

Vegetable in Studio City, January 2016

Cafe Little Pine in Silver Lake, December 2015

Cafe Gratitude DTLA Arts District, October/November 2015

Chavela Comida y Sangria in Hollywood, (now defunct) September 2015

Plant Food and Wine in Venice, August 2015

One Veg World in Pasadena, July 2015

The Springs in DTLA Arts District, (now defunct) July 2015

Delicious Surprises in the Los Angeles Arts District in DTLA, May/June 2015

Kaya Street Kitchen in Los Angeles (now defunct), May/June 2015

Au Lac Restaurant in Los Angeles Downtown, March/April 2015

Araya's Place in Los Angeles February 2015

Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, January 2015

Vege Paradise in San Gabriel, December 2014

Gadarene Swine in Studio City (now defunct), November 2014

Ahimsa Vegan Kitchen in Long Beach, October 2014

SunCafe Restaurant in Studio City, August/September 2014

Satdha Plant-Based Thai Kitchen in Santa Monica, June/July 2014

Fresh Potato Factory in Northridge, May 2014

Gracias Madre in West Hollywood, February/March/April 2014

Grain Café Organic and Natural in Los Angeles, January 2014

Lyfe Kitchen in Culver City (now defunct), December 2013

Sage Bistro in Culver City, November 2013

Dr. J's Vibrant Café in Downtown Los Angeles (now defunct), September/October 2013

Maddy's Sweet & Savory in West Los Angeles (now defunct), August 2013

Crossroads in Los Angeles, July 2013

Veggie Grill in Encino, June 2013

Shojin Organic and Natural in Culver City, May 2013

LA Vegan Crepe Restaurant in Los Angeles (now defunct), April 2013

M.A.K.E. Restaurant in Santa Monica (now defunct), March 2013

Bodhi Vegetarian and Vegan Kitchen in Los Angeles, September/October/November/December 2012, January/February 2013

Costa Alegre in Echo Park (now defunct), August 2012

Real Food Daily in Pasadena, July 2012

Itzik Hagadol in Encino (now defunct), May/June 2012

veSTATION in Sherman Oaks, March/April 2012

Mohawk Bend in Echo Park, December 2011/January/February 2012

Seed Bistro in West Los Angeles (now defunct), October/November 2011

Vegan Joint in Woodland Hills, August/September 2011

Pho 21 Noodle Grill and Vegan House Restaurant in Canoga Park, July 2011

Savyon Café in Los Angeles (now defunct), June 2011

Sage Organic Vegan Bistro & KindKreme in Echo Park, May 2011

Café Gratitude in Los Angeles, April 2011

Streets of India in Encino, March 2011

Bawarchi Indian Kitchen in Culver City (now defunct), February 2011

Sasoon Restaurant in Tarzana, January 2011

Native Foods Café in Culver City (now defunct), December 2010

Elderberries Green Café in Hollywood, November 2010

Hummus King in Valley Village (now defunct), October 2010

Pizza Cookery in Woodland Hills, September 2010

Mooi Restaurant in Echo Park (now defunct) , August 2010

Green Earth Vegan Cuisine in Pasadena, July 2010

Veggie World in Monterey Park (now defunct), June 2010

Tony's Darts Away Restaurant-Pub in Burbank, May 2010

Vardo Café in Venice (now defunct), March/April 2010

Cinnamon Vegetarian Restaurant in Highland Park (now defunct), February 2010

Planet Earth Eco Cafe in Hermosa Beach (now defunct), December 2009/January 2010

Better Life Cuisine in Santa Monica (now defunct), November 2009

Mama's Hot Tamales in Los Angeles, September/October 2009

Café Flourish in Los Angeles (now defunct), August 2009

Golden Mean Café in Santa Monica, July 2009

SunPower Natural Café in Studio City, June 2009

Loving Hut in Alhambra (now defunct), May 2009

Casa de Tree in West Los Angeles (now defunct), April 2009

Seed Restaurant in Venice (now defunct), March 2009

Fatty's & Company in Eagle Rock (now defunct), February 2009

That's Amore! Italian Pizza Kitchen in Cerritos (now defunct), January 2009

A Taste of Life in Los Angeles (now defunct), December 2008

Vegan Village Internet Café in Los Angeles (now defunct), October/November 2008

Stuff I Eat in Inglewood, September 2008

Rajdhani Restaurant in Artesia, August 2008

Vasantha Bhavan in Cerritos (now defunct), July 2008

La Flor de Loto in Huntington Park (now defunct), June 2008

Shojin Organic and Natural in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, April/May 2008

Veggie Grill in El Segundo, March 2008

Jax Vegan Cafe in West Los Angeles (now defunct), February 2008

Pure Luck Restaurant in Los Angeles (now defunct, December 2007/January 2008

Flore Restaurant in Silver Lake, November 2007

Friedel Caribbean Cuisine in Studio City (now defunct), October 2007

Happy Veggie Restaurant in Redondo Beach, September 2007

Tomo Sushi in Burbank, August 2007

Happy Veggie Garden in Rowland Heights, July 2007

Brami's Kosher Pizza Restaurant in Reseda, June 2007

Elf Café in Echo Park, May 2007

Siamese Garden in Venice, March/April 2007

Taste of the Goddess Café in Los Angeles (now defunct), February 2007

Casa de Tree Organic Bakery & Deli Café in Torrance (now defunct), January 2007

Terra Bella Café in Redondo Beach (now defunct), November/December 2006

Fine Garden Restaurant in San Gabriel, October 2006

Bulan Thai (formerly Busaba Thai) Vegetarian Kitchen in Los Angeles, September 2006

Samosa House (Bharat Bazaar) in Culver City, August 2006

Manas Restaurant in Los Angeles, July 2006

Euphoria Loves RAWvolution in Santa Monica (now defunct), June 2006

Vegetarian Wok Chinese Restaurant in San Grabriel (now defunct), May 2006

Vegan Plate Restaurant in Studio City (replaced by H.O.P.E, Healthy Organic Positive Eating at same location) April 2006

Zephyr Vegetarian Café in Long Beach (now defunct), March 2006

China Beach in Venice (now defunct), February 2006

Inaka Restaurant in Los Angeles (now defunct), January 2006

Jade Café (Reopened as Cru in fall of 2006 with new menu and chef) in Los Angeles, December 2005

Bean Sprouts Vegetarian Restaurant in Arcadia, November 2005

M Café de Chaya in Los Angeles, October 2005

Vegisoul in Los Angeles (now defunct), August/September 2005

Madeleine Bistro in Tarzana (now defunct), July 2005

Sallim Korean Veggie Life Buffet in Los Angeles (now defunct), June 2005

Rahel Veggie Cuisine in Los Angeles, May 2005

Tierra Cafe in Los Angeles, April 2005

Veggie Era (formerly Veggie Panda Wok) in Upland, March 2005

Vegan Glory in Los Angeles, February 2005

Leaf Cuisine in Culver City (now defunct), January 2005

Chao Krung in Los Angeles, December 2004

One World Vegetarian Cuisine in West Covina, November 2004

Vinh Loi Tofu Restarurant in Reseda, October 2004

Katmandu Restaurant in West Los Angeles (now defunct), August/September 2004

Vegan Tokyo Teriyaki Restaurant in Los Angeles (now defunct), July 2004

Electric Lotus Restaurant in Los Angeles (now defunct), June 2004

Papillon Restaurant in El Segundo (now defunct), May 2004

Vege House in Alhambra (now defunct), April 2004

Michelia Euro Asian Bistro in Los Angeles (now defunct), March 2004

Rosalind's Ethiopian Restaurant in Los Angeles, February 2004

Woodlands Restaurant in Chatsworth, January 2004

California Vegan Restaurant in Los Angeles (now defunct), December 2003

Mr. Wisdom Organic Health Food Hari Krishna Restaurant in Los Angeles, November 2003

Juliano's Raw Restaurant in Santa Monica, September/October 2003

Garden Wok Restaurant in Reseda, August 2003

Sprout Café in West Hollywood (now defunct), July 2003

Lotus Inn China Bistro in Woodland Hills, June 2003

Darband Persian Restaurant in Tarzana (now defunct), May 2003

Hugo's in Studio City, April 2003

Merkato Restaurant in Los Angeles, March 2003

Karma Vegetarian Cuisine in Northridge (now defunct), February 2003

Vegan Express in Los Angeles (now defunct), January 2003

Veggie and Tea House in San Dimas (now defunct), December 2002

Genmai Restaurant in Sherman Oaks (now defunct), November 2002

Fatty's & Co. in Eagle Rock (now defunct), October 2002

Luna Tierra Sol Cafe in Los Angeles (now defunct), August/September 2002

Seed Live Cuisine in Venice (now defunct), June/July 2002

Govinda's Natural Foods Restaurant in Los Angeles, May 2002

Veggie Life in South El Monte, April 2002

Vegi Wokery in Cerritos, March 2002

Vegan Terra Cafe in Rancho Palos Verdes (now defunct), February 2002

Langano in Sherman Oaks (now defunct), January 2002

Veggie Bistro in Whittier (now defunct), December 2001

Chandni in Santa Monica, November 2001

Lydia Taylor's Vegetarian Affair in Los Angeles (now defunct), September/October 2001

Orean The Health Express in Pasadena, August 2001

Lincoln Bay in Santa Monica (now defunct), July 2001

Tea Shaker and Vegetarian Food in San Gabriel (now defunct), June 2001

Alaine's Bakery in West Los Angeles (now defunct), May 2001

P.F. Chang's China Bistro in Woodland Hills, April 2001

Toi on Sunset in Los Angeles, March 2001

Tin In (or Ten In) Vegetarian Restaurant in Alhambra (now defunct), January-February 2001

Chameli, Fine Vegetarian Cuisine of Northern India in Rosemead (now defunct), December 2000

House of Vege in Lomita (now defunct), November 2000

Punjab Foods (Formerly Delhi Sweets and Snacks) in Canoga Park (defunct), October 2000

Sante La Brea in Los Angeles (now defunct), September 2000

Naked Garden Restaurant in Hermosa Beach (now defunct), August 2000

Green Temple Restaurant in Redondo Beach, June/July 2000

Native Foods in Westwood, May 2000

Cafe Graikos in Northridge, April 2000

Happy Family Restaurant Vegetarian Food in Monterey Park, March 2000

Dr. J's Healthy and Tasty Fast-Food Restaurant in Westwood (now defunct), February 2000

Papa Jon's Natural Market and Cafe in Long Beach (now defunct), January 2000

Mother Earth Restaurant in Los Angeles (now defunct), December 1999

Real Food Daily in Santa Monica and West Hollywood, November 1999

Leonor's Mexican and Vegetarian Restaurants in North Hollywood and Studio City, October 1999

02 Oxygen Bar and Restaurant in West Hollywood (now defunct), September 1999

Follow Your Heart in Canoga Park, August 1999

The Spot Natural Food Restaurant in Hermosa Beach, July 1999

Indo Cafe Indonesian Cuisine in Los Angeles (now defunct), June 1999

Messob Ethiopian Restaurant in Los Angeles, April-May 1999

Paru's Indian Vegetarian Restaurant in Hollywood, March 1999

Greens in Redondo Beach (now defunct), February 1999

Vegetable Delight in Granada Hills (now defunct), January 1999

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