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The 8 Best Vegan Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

Whether you're vegan or you're just looking for more plant-based options these are our top spots in San Francisco. We analyzed millions of diner and critic reviews on top sites for the tastiest plant-based options in San Francisco. Take your pick from an array of tempeh curries, falafel, and decadent desserts at these top vegan eateries.

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Gary Danko

American, $$$$, Russian HillAmerican, $$$$San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Flour + Water

Italian, $$$, MissionItalian, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
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    Rising Star Chef of the Year - Nominee - 2013

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Spruce

American, $$$$, Presidio HeightsAmerican, $$$$San Francisco, Presidio Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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    One Star • High quality cooking, worth a stop (2019)

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Pizzeria Delfina - Mission

Pizza, $$, MissionPizza, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Live Sushi Bar

Asian, $$, Potrero HillAsian, $$San Francisco, Potrero Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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AL's Place

American, $$, MissionAmerican, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Foreign Cinema

American, $$$, MissionAmerican, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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    Outstanding Restaurant - Semifinalist

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Zuni Café

American, $$$, Van Ness - Civic CenterAmerican, $$$San Francisco, Van Ness - Civic Center
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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    Outstanding Service - Winner - 2018

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Why is this list better than others?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 restaurants in San Francisco, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from experts at James Beard Awards and Eater and more. All with some boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like James Beard Awards - Outstanding Service - Winner - 2018, Eater - The 38 Essential San Francisco Restaurants and James Beard Awards - Outstanding Restaurant - Semifinalist. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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