Vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based restaurants in San Jose, CA


De La Tierra’s vegan asada burrito is a must-try. | Photo via @woowoo.eats

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Plants are pretty cool, and turns out, they can make a lot of different dishes β€” like a vegan burger that tastes just like the meat version, or a superfood salad with so many colors it’s like eating a rainbow. 🌈

So, the next time your body is craving something healthy + wholesome (or greasy but plant-based), check back to this list of local restaurants with vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based offerings.

πŸ₯¬ North San Jose + Berryessa

  • Happiness Cafe | πŸ“1688 Hostetter Rd., Ste. C | Menu
  • A2B Indian | πŸ“55 River Oaks Pl., Ste. 90 | Menu
    Try this: The mini podi idli (popular South Indian side made with lentils + chilies)
  • Gardenbird | πŸ“1088 E. Brokaw Rd., Ste. 10 | Menu
  • De La Tierra Vegan Food | πŸ“326 Commercial St. | Menu
    Pro tip: In addition to pick-up service, this eatery also has several food truck pop-ups at local events which you can follow from its Instagram.

πŸ₯• Downtown


Golden Bamboo specializes in Vietnamese + Chinese cuisine. | Photo via @sfveganfoodie

πŸ₯¦ East San Jose

πŸ… West San Jose + Willow Glen

  • Veggie Grill | πŸ“3055 Olin Ave. | Menu
  • What The Falafel | πŸ“991 Saratoga Ave., Ste. 110 | Menu
    Pro tip: Order ahead on their website for a quick pick-up + expect a slightly longer wait for a walk-in.
  • Walia Ethiopian Cuisine | πŸ“2208 Business Cir. | Menu
    Try this: Their vegetarian rolls, made with the restaurant’s popular injera (a slightly spongy flatbread).

🌽 South San Jose

πŸ₯’ Beyond San Jose

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