Looking to satisfy your appetite for vegan fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such spots around Irvine, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

April is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Irvine area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses manage online reviews. Estimated daily customers at Irvine-area restaurants grew to 55 per business in April of last year, second only to March with an average of 56, and 4% higher than the average for the rest of the year.


1. TLT Food


First on the list is TLT Food. Located at 705 Spectrum Center Drive in the Irvine Health and Science Complex, the New American and Mexican spot is also the highest-rated vegan restaurant in Irvine, boasting 4.5 stars out of 974 reviews on Yelp.

2. Hironori Craft Ramen


Next up is the Business District's HiroNori Craft Ramen, at 2222 Michelson Drive, Suite 234. With 4.5 stars out of 2,801 reviews on Yelp, the vegan spot, which offers ramen and noodles, has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Pieology Pizzeria


Back in the Irvine Health and Science Complex is a location of the Pieology Pizzeria chain, at 713 Spectrum Center Drive. It's another top choice, with Yelpers giving the vegan/fast food spot, which offers pizza and more, four stars out of 1,199 reviews.

4. The Wheel Of Life


Last but not least is The Wheel Of Life, a vegetarian, Thai and vegan spot in El Camino Real. It's another go-to, with four stars out of 737 Yelp reviews. Head over to 14370 Culver Drive, Suite 2G, to see for yourself.

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 by Hoodline @Hoodline