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11 LGBTQ-Owned Vegan Restaurants to Support in LA

From coffee shops and sit-down restaurants to a nightclub and dinner party pop-up, there are so many great Queer-owned businesses to check out!

Pride Month is in full swing, and we’re here to keep you in the know on Queer-owned businesses! Here’s a list of 11 LGBTQ-owned vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants, food trucks, and pop-ups to support in LA.

The Wild Chive

Long Beach

With sweet and savory comfort food favorites, this LGBTQ-owned vegan restaurant is indulgence at its finest. The Monte Cristo, Stuffed French Toast, and Fried Oyster Mushroom Po Boy are a few top recommendations.

The Wild Chive

The Wild Chive

Dear Mama

Pop-up

The vegan tacos from Dear Mama are one of a kind! They come in non-GMO blue corn tortillas with your choice of protein from jackfruit, birria, asada, chicken, and more. Don’t forget to check out Dear Mama’s other reimagined Mexican favorites like tortas and chilaquiles.

Dear Mama

Dear Mama

Honey Greens Juice Bar

Food Truck

Stay cool for the summer with a vegan soft serve float from Honey Greens Juice Bar! From pineapple and piña colada to the iconic dragon fruit float, there are a number of succulent flavors to sip on.

Honey Greens Juice Bar

Honey Greens Juice Bar

OKIE! VEGAN

Pop-Up

This LGBTQ-owned business makes some seriously delicious organic vegan food! For something light and fresh, try a smoothie, salad, or bowl. If you’re looking for a heartier meal, we’d suggest OKIE! VEGAN’s nachos or spaghetti.

OKIE! VEGAN

OKIE! VEGAN

Little Barn Coffee House

Glassell Park

Little Barn Coffee House is one of the best vegan breakfast destinations in Los Angeles! With croissant sandwiches, sausage biscuits, and burritos, this LGBTQ-owned vegan restaurant makes it hard to choose. But who said that was a bad thing? It’s all the more reason to make frequent stops to try everything!

Little Barn Coffee House

Little Barn Coffee House Allie Mitchell

Black Forest Bakery

Food Truck

Hit up this Queer-owned bakery for all your bread and pastry needs! From sourdough, rye, and “milk” bread to focaccia and pizza crust, everything is made from vegan ingredients. Black Forest Bakery also offers vegan Berliners, which are German stuffed jelly pastries. Yum!

Black Forest Bakery

Black Forest Bakery

Under the Sun

Long Beach

Freshen up your day with a nutritious meal from Under the Sun! This LGBTQ-owned vegan restaurant specializes in raw vegan juices, smoothies, meals, and desserts. With core values of quality, accessibility, and sustainability, Under the Sun is a business worth supporting.

Under the Sun

Under the Sun

Forage & Flame

Pop-Up

In the mood for a fancy multi-course vegan dinner? Forage & Flame hosts regular vegan pop-up dinners that fit the bill! Each event features a custom menu by Chef Kujo Kumro. With dishes like vegan seared scallops, crab cakes, chicken piccata, and watermelon gazpacho, Forage & Flame always throws down!

Forage & Flame

Forage & Flame Allie Mitchell

Wood Coffee Co.

Long Beach

This new coffee shop is Queer-owned and 100% vegan—what could be better than that? The drink menu features classic coffee and tea drinks as well as unique specials. We’re talking about lattes in the flavors of cookie butter, pumpkin chai, and pistachio matcha. Paired with a vegan cinnamon roll from Devi’s Donuts? Absolute perfection!

Wood Coffee Co.

Wood Coffee Co.

Jewel

Silver Lake

Vegan-Friendly

Jewel is a homey, welcoming neighborhood joint with amazing vegan and gluten-free options. Everything on the menu is meat-free and dairy-free—there are just a few dishes that contain eggs. The Jewel Box, Cocomari Baja Tacos, and Chicken & Waffles are VegOut favorites! For dessert, the Madame Shugah Brownie Sundae is a must.

Jewel

Jewel

Stache

West Hollywood

Vegan-Friendly

Who’s down for a night on the town? This vegan-friendly restaurant and nightclub has the best vibes! With fire playlists, fun cocktails, and delicious vegan options, Stache has everything you need to have a good time. Be sure to check out their lineup of weekly events.

Stache

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When Allie responded to an Instagram post on @vegoutlosangeles a few years ago, she had no idea she’d join the coolest vegan team on the planet. An Austin native, actress, yogi, and part-time sword fighter (don’t ask!), Allie is on a mission to live her best life and inspire others to do the same. She graduated from Hussian College In Studio with a B.F.A. in Contemporary Musical Theatre + Film and currently acts, writes, and eats her way through Los Angeles.

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