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The 10 Best Vegan Restaurants In Oakland

Updated: October 6, 2021

Whether you're vegan or you're just looking for more plant-based options these are our top spots in Oakland. We aggregated data from top blogs, publications and review sites for the best plant-based options in Oakland. You don’t need to be a vegan to enjoy the falafels, crispy tofu, and decadent desserts at these top vegan spots.

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Nyum Bai

Asian, $$, Fruitvale StationAsian, $$Oakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Belotti Ristorante E Bottega

Italian, $$, ShafterItalian, $$Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Teni East Kitchen

Asian, $$, TemescalAsian, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Reem's

Middle Eastern, $, Fruitvale StationMiddle Eastern, $Oakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Shakewell

Mediterranean, $$, LakeshoreMediterranean, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Kitchen Story

Korean, $$, RockridgeKorean, $$Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Grand Lake Kitchen - Dimond

American, $$, Upper DimondAmerican, $$Oakland, Upper Dimond
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Kingston 11 Cuisine

Caribbean, $$, NorthgateCaribbean, $$Oakland, Northgate
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Cafe Romanat

African, $$, Grand LakeAfrican, $$Oakland, Grand Lake
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Marufuku Ramen - Oakland

Asian, $$, TemescalAsian, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across Oakland, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of 510 Families, Visit Oakland and Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in 510 Families - More Favorite Restaurants For Families (A To W), Visit Oakland - Best Brunch Spots In Oakland and Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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