Because life is better with vegan burritos!
What’s savory, hearty, and wrapped in a warm tortilla? If you guessed burritos, then you’re a winner! The next time you’re in the mood for the Mexican classic, refer to this list of 14 spots for vegan burritos in Los Angeles.
The Big Vegan Burrito from Cena Vegan definitely lives up to its name, as it’s huge! It comes with beans, rice, pico, guac, salsa, and your choice of plant-based protein. So, what’s it going to be—Al Pastor, Carne Asada, Carnitas, Birria, Pollo Asado, or Barbacoa?
El Cocinero Restaurant
Calling all Valley vegans! El Cocinero Restaurant is your neighborhood destination for vegan Mexican food. Why? Because it’s home to all the classics like tacos, quesadillas, nachos, and burritos. Without a doubt, Al’s Special Burrito is the most epic burrito option since it features three different vegan meats. Additionally, you can order cashew nacho cheese for an extra flavor boost.
Melrose & Sherman Oaks
Customize the burrito of your dreams at this trendy women-owned vegan restaurant! To begin with, pick your plant-based protein of carnitas, pollo, or carne asada. Then, choose your add-ons. The options range from seasonal veggies and guacamole to queso, crema, and pineapple-jalapeño hot sauce. Lastly, the burritos contain black beans, rice, and pico de gallo by default.
City Terrace & Hollywood
Doomie’s NextMex offers traditional, wet, and chimichanga-style burritos! Obviously, the traditional burrito is self-explanatory. But the others could use some explaining! The wet burrito is drenched in enchilada sauce, queso, and crema. And the chimichanga-style burrito is deep fried to a crisp and topped with crema. Without a doubt, you’ll leave with a full, happy stomach.
Vegan by El Zamorano
We can’t get enough of Vegan by El Zamorano’s grub! Because they serve twelve different types of burritos, this vegan Mexican restaurant is supreme. The Asada, California, Cauliflower, Chile Relleno, and Fish Burritos are the most popular picks. Not to mention their other droolworthy Mexican classics!
The Grain Cafe
Culver City, Long Beach, Mid-City, Redondo Beach, & Van Nuys
The Grain Cafe’s Mole Burrito is oh-so-satisfying. The hearty handheld contains vegan cheese, loads of veggies, and your choice of protein (chicken, tempeh, or a burger patty) in a spinach tortilla. Finally, it’s topped with homemade mole sauce and served with beans, rice, and chips.
Más Veggies Taqueria
Veggie Grill’s Mexican concept spinoff does not hold back on the flavor. Their menu showcases six delicious burritos—Carne Asada, Chick’n Tinga, Crispy Baja Fish, Loaded, Mushroom Asada, and Tejano. When coupled with chips and guac? Pure magic.
Hit up Vegan J.A.M. for authentic vegan Mexican food! Their rotating menu showcases tacos, sopes, tortas, empanadas, burritos, and more. Can’t decide? Certainly the Chicharrón and Milanesa Burritos will satisfy your needs.
Olga’s Naturally is one of LA’s best hidden gems for vegan Mexican food. Their vegan burrito can be ordered three ways—with veggies, portobello mushrooms, or vegan chicken. In addition, each rendition contains black beans, brown rice, greens, roasted corn, tomatoes, and guacamole.
Want to try Oaxacan-style Mexican food? Stop by Tlayuda L.A. in East Hollywood. Their Vegan Chipotle Burrito contains marinated hibiscus, white rice, lettuce tomato, onion, and avocado. You’ll also find vegan tacos, tortas, bowls, and flautas on the menu.
Tu Madre offers so many vegan options! As a matter of fact, there are nine plant-based protein options available in taco, burrito, or bowl form. Whether you’re in the mood for mushroom bulgogi, eggplant soyrizo, or vegan fried chicken, this spot has it all.
Las Glorias Del Buen Comer
This highly acclaimed Mexican restaurant has a separate section of the menu for vegetarians and vegans. Since we’re focusing on burritos, let’s chat about Las Glorias Del Buen Comer’s Soy Beef and Soy Chicken Burritos. They’re both vegan-friendly and jam-packed with beans, rice, guacamole, onions, and cilantro.
Leonor’s Mexican Vegetarian Restaurant
Among Leonor’s Mexican Vegetarian Restaurant’s vast menu is a classic burrito! When you take your first bite, expect to be welcomed with a glorious combination of rice, beans, avocado, cheese, tomatoes, and red onions. But be sure to request yours with vegan cheese!
Sharky’s is on a roll with releasing vegan options! For starters, the new plant-based queso is a great appetizer. Then for the main course, we’d suggest the Tofu & Veggie Burrito or AJ Burrito! And if you’re feeling creative, try pouring vegan queso over your burrito. You’ll thank us later.