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6 Vegan and Vegan-Friendly Food Trucks to Try in Los Angeles

Food trucks are really popular throughout the Los Angeles and Southern California area overall, and lucky for us vegans, there’s no shortage of ones that are fully-vegan or that have a great variety of vegan options available. Check out some of our top picks for ones to be sure to check out when your in need of some quick, but quality vegan junk food.

Word of Mouth Truck

Comfort food on wheels — that’s Word of Mouth in a nutshell. Created by young couple Staci Stewart and Chris Chavez in 2017, Word of Mouth has quickly risen to the top of the vegan food game in Los Angeles. They’ve been a must-try feature at many major vegan festivals, such as Eat Drink Vegan and Vegan Playground, as well as popping up at other hot spots around the city like Row DTLA and Highland Park. They have a concise menu that features indulgent bites, like deep-fried mac and cheese, along with nostalgic entrees, like they’re spicy chicken sandwich, which contains a battered & fried cauliflower steak patty, pepper jack cheese, pickled jalapeños, and a house-made habanero aioli! It’s literal fire. Stay up to date with their events, schedules, and locations by heading to their website and Instagram!

Lettuce Feast

Despite the name, Lettuce Feast is not a mobile salad bar. In fact, it’s more like the opposite, as they’ve got drool-worthy dishes, like their Nashville Hot Chick’n Sandwich and an Impossible Burger stacked with onion rings, barbecue sauce, and melted cheddar cheese. Their food is so comforting, indulgent, soulful, and rich in powerful flavors, you’ll be in vegan Southern-fried heaven. Plus, with their massive portions you’re sure to leave filled up and satisfied as you walk away. Follow them on Instagram to stay up to date with mouth-watering photos and their current schedule!

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

Looking for a dessert truck with vegan options? Then Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream’s trucks are your answer. The base of their vegan ice cream comes from cashews, coconut milk, and cocoa butter, which creates a lucious, full-bodied, silky texture that’s never icy. Not all their flavors are vegan, but they’ve still got plenty to choose from. They typically carry classics, like Mint Chip and Salted Caramel, along with original creations like their Cookie Crumble Strawberry Jam and Planet Earth, which is an almond-flavored ice cream with chunks of matcha cake colored blue with spirulina. Wow, can I have one of those hand delivered right now? Follow their roaming truck schedule on their Instagram, visit their truck at their scheduled hours (see website) outside the Broad or off of Abbot Kinney in Venice, or, you could also pop into one of their four brick and mortar store fronts around LA.

Plant Food for People

Everyone knows LA is renowned for its taco trucks, but unfortunately, many vegans skip out on the experience because they don’t want to end up with for a rice and beans burrito that may or may not have lard in it. Thankfully, Plant Food for People has got us covered. At Plant Food for People, jackfruit takes the place of meat, where it’s seasoned or marinated in a variety of flavors, differing from dish to dish. But what’s even more special about this unmissable bright blue taco truck than their tacos is the fact that they serve up tortas, which are a little bit like burritos except the fillings are stuffed between fresh, soft, and warm Mexican bread, instead of inside a tortilla. Finding a vegan torta is a rarity, so when you come across on, you’ve got to do everything in you can to get it. With savory jackfruit, tortas, local corn tortillas, fresh pico de gallo, and plenty of salsa verde, Plant Food for People should be at the top of your list of must try Mexican spots. Although they’re typically parked in Highland Park, find out their specific times and locations on their Instagram.

Mac N Cheese Rebel

Build your own mac n’ cheese at Mac N Cheese Rebel’s truck— it’s no longer just a concept found in your wildest dreams. You start with your base of vegan mac n’ cheese, and then from there, you add on whatever toppings your heart desires, which includes but is not limited to: vegan ham, fried onions, sautéed oyster mushrooms, and vegan peppered steak! Talk about options. Word on the internet is that the vegan mac n’ cheese here is even better than original mac ’n cheese, which means the people behind this masterful concept took their time perfecting their vegan cheese formula. Along with Plant Food for People and Word of Mouth, Mac N Cheese Rebel can be found regularly in Highland Park. Catch them Wednesday through Saturday at 5031 York Blvd from 6pm-12am, and for all the Insta mac n’ cheese love you need, follow them here.

Vurger Guyz

Vurger Guyz are brand new on the food scene, having just started out pretty recently, and we’re all happy to have them here because we can never have too many burger spots. Vurger Guyz has a concise, but perfectly satisfying menu of three different burgers made with Beyond Meat patties, along with two different tacos to choose from. At $11-$12 for robust burgers made with one of the hottest meat replacements out right now, these burgers come at a fair price, but if that wasn’t enough, for only $13, you can combine any burger with a side of fries! At $13 for a full burger meal, this is a lunch worth driving across town for. Keep up with them on Instagram for their weekly schedule, which often includes stops in DTLA, Melrose, Silverlake, and Echo Park.

Ryan Tempfer


Ryan is a cook, writer, and musician born and raised in Tampa, FL. With years of recipe testing for his Asian-American food blog, No Eggs or Ham, behind him, he strives to sharpen the image of vegan food by highlighting chefs who push the boundaries of plant-based cuisine. Unlike the advice your mom lent you, he encourages you to play with your food every chance you get!

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