Vegan food near 2169
Revision as of 23:02, 23 September 2012
So you're at 2169 Mission and hungry, AND you're vegan? Boy do we have things for you!!
Fear not! The mission is full of vegan friendly joints!
Om Shan Tea - 233 14th street, on the corner of Natoma (between Mission and South Van Ness); noon-midnight daily. Unlimited tea for $5 at the bar, all food is organic, vegan, soy free, gluten free, nightshade free, and tamil free (don't worry if you don't know what that means... basically it's hypoallergenic and in line with satvik and jain ayurvedic traditions). Oh, they also stock raw vegan chocolate truffles with low glycemic sweeteners, z0mg noms!
Minako - 2154 Mission St - organic Japanese food with many explicitly vegan options, across the street a bit $$$, slowish service, and not always open; but super duper good & Judy & her mom are hella awesome http://www.yelp.com/biz/minako-organic-japanese-restaurant-san-francisco
Cha-ya - 762 Valencia -is vegan organic Japanese food http://www.yelp.com/biz/cha-ya-vegetarian-japanese-restaurant-san-francisco
Big Lantern - 16th just past Valencia - passable chinese, their salty spicy fried tofu is pretty delish
Sunflower - Valencia and 16th - some vegan options, lot of food for the $
Osha - kinda expensive but good, open until midnight?
Udupi Palace - 1007 Valencia Street all veg, great, helpful with vegan requests, cash only. Dosa - 995 Valencia ] (see they have a dietary needs pdf, wow, seems usable for gluten free too!)
The mission obviously has a ton of amazing burrito joints - but here are some that are vegan friendly without hassle:
Papalote - 3409 24th Street - http://www.yelp.com/biz/papalote-mexican-grill-san-francisco
(some say the best vegan burritos in SF) Pancho Villa -3071 16th St - http://www.yelp.com/biz/pancho-villa-taqueria-san-francisco
Mariachi's - 508 Valencia St - http://www.yelp.com/biz/mariachis-taqueria-san-francisco
Ike's Place - 3506 16th St - FUCK YEAH!! http://www.ilikeikesplace.com/ (super big vegan menu no on board but in binder/onweb)
Gratitude - 2400 Harrison St. - Raw type food, super vegan friendly, makes people reactionary with unique Cult-Sabor. Another SF location on 9th Ave in the Sunset as well as San Rafeal, Healdsburg, Oakland, Berkeley.
Herbivore - 983 Valencia Street - all vegan, good for breakfast/brunch until 2pm http://www.yelp.com/biz/papalote-mexican-grill-san-francisco
Weird Fish - 2193 Mission Street - don't let the name fool you, great vegan brunch until 3pm http://www.yelp.com/biz/weird-fish-san-francisco
Monk's Kettle - 16th and Valencia - vegan chili, veggie burger are awesome
Frjtz - 590 valencia Street - belgian fries, fake chicken sammich by request, vegan sauces available, play like you are David Bowman in the back of the Hayes street location.
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Stuff that's not in the mission:
El Balazo - 1654 Haight St - (415) 864-2140 - fantastic burritos including "Joe's Burrito" for vegans
Herbivore - Divisadero Street - another location
Ananada Fuara - Market Street
Millennium upscale vegan dining - some of the best in the world, helps to make reservations $$$$
Saha - 1075 Sutter Street - http://www.sahasf.com - Same caliber as Millenium, but not as expensive.
Gestault House - bar that serves Tofukey sausages, etc
Rosamunde's - on Haight -
Citris Club - Upper Haight - pan asian
King of Thai Noodles - 5th and Mission - open until 2am
Sparky's Diner - open 24/7 with some vegan options
Naan N' Curry - O'Farrel - will make vegan food upon request
Zante's - Cortland and Mission - vegan pizza options (indian pizza??)
Lucky Creation - 854 Washington St - (415) 989-0818 - awesome wheat gluten and generally good chinese. vegan.