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Jan 4, 2010 08:26 PM

Best San Diego Vegetarian Restaurants?

What are your recommendations for vegetarian meals in San Diego?

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  1. Surati Farsan Mart
    Rancho's Cocina
    Station Tavern
    El Camino
    People's Co-Op Deli
    Ritual Tavern
    Pizzeria Bruno
    Blind Lady Alehouse

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      1. re: DougOLis

        Fairouz - yeh, it's a buffet, but numerous vegan/vegetarian items.

        1. re: DougOLis

          Yeah, how'd I forget that one?

          Also, Mystic Grill.

        2. re: Josh

          Bread and Cie
          Mama Testa
          Ba Ren

          1. re: Josh

            2nd Surati Farsan Mart--entire menu is vegetarian.
            2nd Mama Testa and Ba Ren.

            1. re: daantaat

              Is this the same Surati Farsan Mart in LA's Little India (Artesia)? If so, and the quality is equally as good, that's a great thing for San Diego.

              Mr Taster

            1. re: honkman

              Spread doesn't get enough love here. Very inventive food, sure, sometimes it misses but when it hits, wow, it hits. It's not Ubuntu, but still has some incredibly delicious vegetarian food prepared in unique ways. They need comfier chairs however.

            2. Sab E Lee 2 ( in Santee) has a vegan section on its menu. (14 meal selections)

              1. MANDARIN DYNASTY in Hillcrest has a vegetarian section on the menu and has plenty of parking. TAO in Normal Heights has a large vegetarian selection and are known for their tofu and soy milk. The owner makes them both.

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                1. re: normalheightsfoodie

                  Just curious if you've eaten the food at Mandarin Dynasty? I found it pretty poor when I went. So many Chinese places have vegetarian menu items, I don't know why that one has such a good rep.

                  1. re: Josh

                    We have been eating their for years, and it is always very good. I don't go vegi, I like their pepper scallops and orange beef and chicken.

                2. Not to sound like a shill, but The Linkery almost always has unique vegetarian offerings: