Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge

Local Dining

Local Vegan Restaurants:

(List compiled in part by Ilsa Hess,  founder of Nacheez.  Also visit: )

The Plum Vegan Cafe 

Sugar Plum Catering

Green Boheme (raw-meal plans, classes/ demos & catering)


Andy Nguyen’s

Noble Vegetarian

Anna’s Vegan Cafe

Loving Hut-Elk Grove

Sunflower Drive-In

Myaplore (Folsom)

Great Vegan/ Vegan Friendly Options: 

Capitol Garage

Cafe Capricho

Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op Food/ Salad Bar

Whole Foods Food/ Salad Bar

Crepeville (tofu & veggie scramble; L Street salad w/o cheese: can add grilled tofu; some soups)

Mati’s Indian Express

Bombay – Vegan thali

Round Corner Bar (Downtown’s Kitchen)

El Papagayo (Carmichael)

Thai Hut (Carmichael)

Noodle House (Carmichael)

Queen Sheeba – Friday tofu Tibbs

Abyssinia (Fulton Ave.)

Pita Kitchen (Sacramento & Roseville locations)


Which on Wheels


Dad’s Vegan Saturdays


Chada Thai

Lemon Grass/La Bou

Star Ginger



Emma’s Mexican



Maalof’s Lebanese

Kasbah/ Tapa the World

Opa Opa

Karma Cafe in Folsom


Capitol Dawg

Mother India at Sac State-Thurs. Vegan buffet

Sushi Cafe – coupon & happy hour rolls

The Sandwich Spot by city college – vegan cheese

Muntean’s (Soup place by convention center)1255 J Street 498-9340

Shoki ramen house (vegan ramen bowl –ask for no bamboo shoots since they have a fish marinade)

Kru (Go Green Roll)

Aioli Espanola

Chipotle (black beans are vegan!)

Pita Pit (vegan veggie patty)

Fresh Choice

Dos Coyotes

Shine Cafe

VEGAN BY REQUEST: (call ahead!)

Tower Bridge Bistro

The Porch

Evan’s Kitchen

58% & Holding Co.



Papa Murphys – bring Daiya cheese

Hot City Pizza – bring Daiya cheese

Z-Pizza (Roseville)

Trademark Pizza

Blast 865 Pizza

Ice Cream/Freezes:

Fat Face Popsicles @ Bows&Arrows
Merlino’s at Mr. Pickles on Folsom Blvd.


Old Soul Co.

Naked Lounge

Shine Cafe

Plum Vegan
Coffee Garden on Franklin
Bean Trees Café


Sugar Plum Vegan Cafe
Cafe Capricho
Capitol Garage

Fox & Goose (custom tofu scrambles!)

Cafe Bernardo’s
Gam Lai Sig


Whole Foods:  In-house bakery for vegan cupcakes 

Sugar Plum Vegan Bakery:  purchase from Sugar Plum Vegan Cafe, Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op, Whole Foods, & more!

Sun Flour Baking Co.:  purchase from Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op, Whole Foods, & more!

Capitol Garage:  available at the restaurant, or place advance order for quantities

Busy Bee’s Cupcakery:  place orders on-line

Sweet Stuff Cakery (Roseville):  available in-store, or place advance order for quantities

Vanilla Bean Gourmet Cupcakery:  available in-store, or place advance order for quantities



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