From coffee shops and full-service 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 10 LGBTQ-owned vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants, food trucks, and pop-ups to support in LA.
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. Be sure to ask about The Wild Chive’s weekend specials, too!
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.
With croissant sandwiches, sausage biscuits, and burritos, this LGBTQ-owned vegan cafe makes it hard to choose what’s for breakfast. But who said that was a bad thing? It’s all the more reason to make frequent stops to try everything!
Djo Maurer, a Queer and trans baker crafts vegan baked goods inspired by their upbringing in Southern Germany’s Black Forest. From Country White Sourdough and Focaccia to Berliners and Brezlen, each item is made of organic vegan ingredients that you can taste!
This LGBTQ-owned vegan juice shop specializes in raw vegan juices, milks, tonics, and cleanses. With core values of quality, accessibility, and sustainability, Rainbow Juices is a business worth supporting.
In the mood for a fancy multi-course vegan dinner? Forage & Flame hosts regular vegan pop-up dinners featuring a custom menu by trans vegan chef Kujo Kumro. With dishes like vegan seared scallops, crab cakes, chicken piccata, and watermelon gazpacho, Forage & Flame always throws down! They also offer catering for weddings and other special occasions.
This 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!
Jewel is a homey, welcoming neighborhood joint with amazing vegan and gluten-free options. The Jewel Box, Cocomari Baja Tacos, and Chicken & Waffles are VegOut favorites! But whatever you do, don’t leave without ordering the Brownie Sundae.
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.
In case you missed it, the Honey Greens Juice Bar food truck is now a brick-and-mortar cafe! Their expanded offerings include a variety of rockin’ vegan options including Tiramisu Overnight Oats, Horchata Soft Server, and Eggless Salad Sandwiches.