Whether you’re a strict vegan or simply exploring the ethical, health and environmental benefits of the lifestyle, Nov. 1, World Vegan Day, is a perfect time to enjoy the type of fare in Irvine.

There are plenty of options. To help you in your search, Hoodline combed Yelp data and applied our own methodology to come up with the top vegan dining destinations in the city.

1. Veggie Grill

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Topping the list is Veggie Grill, located at 732 Spectrum Center, with Yelpers giving the vegan, vegetarian and New American spot four stars out of 1,055 reviews.

2. SAJJ Mediterranean

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SAJJ Mediterranean, a vegan and Mediterranean spot in the Irvine Health and Science Complex, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 134 Yelp reviews. Head over to 6636 Irvine Center Drive to see for yourself.

3. The Wheel Of Life

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Last but not least, over in El Camino Real, check out The Wheel Of Life, which has earned four stars out of 709 reviews on Yelp. You can find the vegan, vegetarian and Thai spot at 14370 Culver Drive, Suite 2G.


by Hoodline