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10 LGBTQ-Owned Vegan and Vegan-Friendly Restaurants, Food Trucks, and Pop-Ups to Support in LA

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!

The Wild Chive
Food & Drink
Los Angeles

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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.

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. Be sure to ask about The Wild Chive’s weekend specials, too!

Vegan French toast from The Wild Chive

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Dear Mama


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.

Vegan tacos from Dear Mama

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Little Barn Coffee House

Glassell Park

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!

Sandwich from Little Barn Coffee House

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Black Forest Bakery

Food Truck

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!

Person holding vegan pretzel from Black Forest Bakery

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Rainbow Juices

Long Beach

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.

Person holding Rainbow Juice

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Forage & Flame


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.

Meal on plate from Forage & Flame

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Wood Coffee Co.

Long Beach

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!

Wood Coffee Co. drink with greenery in the background

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Silver Lake


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.

Plate full of vegan food from Jewel

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West Hollywood


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.

Plates full of vegan food from Stache

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Honey Greens Cafe



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.

Person holding vegan ice cream from Honey Greens Cafe

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Allie Mitchell

Allie Mitchell


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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