10 Best Vegan Burgers for Memorial Day in Los Angeles
Summer is right around the corner, and holidays like Memorial Day and the Fourth of July are coming up, which means it’s almost time for barbecues and burgers galore. But instead of having to fire up your own grill and prep your own plates, why not stop in at one of these restaurants for some of the best vegan burgers in LA?
Chinatown & Highland Park
Check out the vegan burger options at Burgerlords. Their Housemade Vegan Burger consists of a patty made fresh daily that’s topped with lettuce, onion, tomato, and vegan Thousand Island. And if you prefer cheese with your burger, they’ve also got their Housemade Vegan Cheeseburger, which includes the additional vegan American cheese. Still not enough? There’s also their Vegan Double Cheeseburger, which comes with double the patties and cheese slices.
Fully-vegan By Chloe has two burger options, The Classic Burger and The Guac Burger. The first is comprised of of their tempeh-lentil-chia-walnut patty, pickles, lettuce, tomato, onion, beet ketchup, and special sauce, all on a potato bun. And the second is made up of their black bean-quinoa-sweet potato, guacamole, corn salsa, lettuce, tomato, onion, tortilla strips, and chipotle aioli on a whole grain bun.
Doomie’s Home Cookin’
Choose from the Classic Cheeseburger, Bacon Cheeseburger, Chili Cheeseburger, Peanut Butter and Bacon, Western (onion rings, bacon, BBQ sauce), Memphis Burger at all-vegan Doomie’s. Their burgers come with the expected bases, along with house-made cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickles on top, plus, a side of fries.
Vegan Healthy Junk also has plenty of burgers to choose from–their Classic Burger, Big Burger (4-ounce patty, lettuce, onion, tomatoes, pickles, Thousand Island), Anaheim Chili Pepper Burger, Portobello Burger, BBQ Chicken Burger, Crispy Chicken Burger, and Spicy Chick Burger.
Looking to try the Impossible Burger? Then order The Big Mohawk at Mohawk Bend. It’s two Impossible Burger patties, shredded lettuce, special sauce, vegan American cheese, pickles, and onions on a sesame seed bun. But if you want something lighter, there’s also their Southwest Vegan Burger, which is their own patty topped with arugula, tomato, crispy onions, and jalapeno aioli, all on a potato bun.
Westwood & Costa Mesa
Native Foods’ Native Double Cheeseburger is two Native patties, melted American cheese by Follow Your Heart, house-made pickles, red onions, shredded lettuce, Thousand Island dressing, and spicy BBQ sauce on a slightly-toasted, whole-wheat bun. Plus, it comes along with a side of seasoned fries, lemon dill potato salad, side salad, or steamed kale.
If you’re searching for a vegan version of the Big Mac, head to vegan deli Organix for their Mac Daddy. And they’ve got other burgers too–their All-American, Castro (veggie-bean-seed patty with veggies, Chipotle aioli, whole wheat bun), Cali (their take on In-N-Out), Southern Belle (deep-fried chicken patty, Vegenaise, mashed potatoes, vegan gravy, sesame seed bun), and Spicy Crispy Chicken Burgers. Add avocado, vegan cheese, kale, vegan bacon, or extra meat to any of them for $2 extra.
Long Beach & Costa Mesa
Seabirds totally-vegan menu includes their Beets Me Burger, which is their house-made shiitake, beet, and chia patty topped with almond butter, grilled onions, arugula, dill pickles, herb mayo on a burger bun, and served with their natural cut fries.
Try out the Beyond Burger by ordering Veggie Grill’s VG Beyond Burger, which is a classic burger with the Beyond patty. Or, there’s also their Steakhouse Burger, which has ingredients like steakhouse sauce and VG bacon. Or, their Lucky Star Burger, which includes blue cheese sauce and balsamic onions toppings, on a pretzel bun. Additionally, there’s their Grilled Quinoa + Veg Burger–their scratch-made veggie burger with toppings like Gouda, veggies, mayo, and pesto, on a brioche bun. Add sliced avocado to any for $1.25. And, all come with a side.
Word of Mouth
Multiple Locations – See Their Website for Their Schedule
Word of Mouth offers their WOMT Classic Burger, which is made up of sweet potato + black bean patty, Follow Your Heart American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, and mayo; plus, their Western Cheeseburger–the same patty and cheese, mushroom bacon, onion rings, and BBQ sauce. Both are served with a simple salad, or you can upgrade to fries or a kale Caesar for $2. The vegan food truck also offers add-ons of BBQ sauce, cashew ranch, cashew sour cream, buffalo sauce, and nacho cheese for $1 each.
More from VegOut
Plant-Based Party 2.0 Is Happening This Weekend to Raise Funds for Support + Feed
Kate Farms, Follow Your Heart, and ChowNow are teaming up with Plant-Based Party for a 2.0 edition of the give-back initiative to benefit Support + Feed.
Vegan Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021
Looking for the perfect gift for Mom this Mother’s Day? We’ve got you! Whether she’s a fitness guru or has a big vegan sweet tooth, she’s sure to be impressed with a selection from our annual Mother’s Day gift guide. From cozy joggers to delectable chocolate chip cookies, this list has just what you need for that special parental someone in your life. Here are 11 vegan and vegan-friendly gift ideas for Mother’s Day!
The 13 Best Vegan Protein Powders
Here’s a list of our favorite vegan protein powders! Ah yes, the age-old question of “where do vegans get protein?” *eye roll* Well, aside from legumes, grains, vegetables, nuts, and seeds, there are plenty of plant-based protein powders that provide us veggie-lovers with the nutrients we need! Whether you’re hitting the gym 25/8, or just looking for a bit more energy for your at-home workday, these products are great to supplement with!
Minor Figures to Hand Out Free Oat Milk Lattes in Los Angeles
Minor Figures is handing out complimentary oat milk lattes at Owl Bureau in Highland Park and Maison Kitsuné in Silver Lake.
10 Vegan and Vegan-Friendly Restaurants to Try in Metro Detroit
The Detroit area is home to a diverse music scene, world-class museums, and amazing vegan food. Gone are the days of lackluster veggie burgers and iceberg lettuce salads. The area is packed with a wide variety of plant-based options. No matter where you visit, there will be something delightful for your taste buds. Check out these 10 vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants in Metro Detroit.
Champion to Launch Sustainable Sweatsuits, Sneakers, and More This Earth Day
In efforts to create more responsibly made apparel, Champion is coming out with two new eco-friendly clothing lines—Natural State and Rally Pro Earth. That’s right, sustainability is going mainstream!
Beyond Meat Is Now Available at 7,000 CVS Stores Nationwide
Beyond Meat has officially completed its nationwide retail rollout at CVS, marking the brand’s first-ever availability at a pharmacy!
World’s First Vegan Pork Debuts at LA and Bay Area Restaurants for Earth Day
The long-anticipated vegan pork product OmniPork is scheduled to debut in several California restaurants on Earth Day (April 22). The plant-based, complete protein is the world’s first vegan pork alternative. Originally launched in Asia, and more recently Australia and the UK, OmniPork’s US rollout will begin with a few select restaurants in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Honolulu. The goal is to expand nationwide by summer 2021.
Avocadamama’s Vegan Cheese Sauce Is Now Available for Wholesale Nationwide
Say cheese! Avocadamama just launched its famous picture-perfect gooey cheese for national distribution.
Alfred Coffee to Give Out Free Vegan Affogatos for Earth Day
Popular Los Angeles-based coffee chain Alfred Coffee is offering free vegan affogatos this Saturday, April 17, at its Melrose location. The caffeinated sweet beverages will be made with a shot of Alfred’s signature espresso poured over Brave Robot ice cream, a vegan ice cream company.
Subscribe NowOrder the magazine!