The Best Vegan Cafes in the United States
Whether you’re grabbing a quick breakfast and brew, looking for a coffee to work with, or planning a road trip to a vegan cafe, we’ve got you covered! But they’re not just our favorites, they’re your favorites too! You’ve voted, and we’re revealing the best vegan cafes across the United States. Check them out for barista drinks, breakfast sandwiches, vegan pastries and more!
Located in South Philly, Batter & Crumbs is a vegan cafe and bakery rolled into one! This East Coast favorite has the tie to all the plant-based drink classics. Think lattes and cappuccinos as well as creative drink selections, like the Coconut Cold Brew with Cold Foam, a local favorite! Batter & Crumbs offers a wide range of bakery treats, as well as important breakfast options, such as sandwiches and wraps. The Hangover Breakfast Sandwich is our must!
Los Angeles, CA
From espresso drinks and cold brew creations to matcha lattes and specialty teas, Coffee and Plants has all your favorite vegan coffees. This Pasadena-based vegan cafe also offers several plant-based pastries and sandwiches to add fuel to your day. When we’re in town, we order the Noegg Sandwich and the Blue Lavender Latte on repeat!
Oakland and Berkeley, California
Established in Oakland, Timeless Coffee is now a California favorite with multiple locations. This plant-based roaster and bakery is your one-stop-shop for coffee drinks and bakery treats. It’s golden milk lattes, vegetable quiche and vegan donuts for us! Diners can also order custom cakes and desserts for special occasions.
Brooklyn, New York
This Brooklyn-based cafe offers tasty barista concoctions like lavender lemonade and caramel lattes made with oat or almond milk. Terms of Endearment also offers a drool-worthy menu loaded with breakfasts and a variety of pastries. Our must-have breakfast sando features beet smoked salmon, vegan cream cheese and capers on a flaky croissant.
From freshly baked treats and coffee creations to juices, smoothies and on-the-go options, Wildflour has you more than covered. At Wildflour, it can be difficult not to walk away with one of everything! You can’t go wrong with the signature Whoopie Pie or Garlic & Herb Focaccia to go with your cardamom latte.
Los Angeles, CA
Welcome to the little cafe in the barn! Located in Glassell Park, this Latina and LGBTQ-owned vegan cafe serves all-vegan fare for breakfast and lunch. From plant-based cookie sandwiches and savory power bowls to creative cold brew coffees and fresh donuts, this vegan coffee joint has us dreaming of California!
San Diego, California
Find Superbloom Coffee & Juice at Mission Bay Beach Club. The casual café offers several signature drinks, including the Vanilla Biscuit Latte, a nostalgic coffee drink flavored with vanilla and almonds. Superbloom also offers several fresh juices and a few snacks, like cauliflower hummus and bagels served with Spero sunflower cream cheese.
Dear Diary is a female-owned Austin favorite. The cafe menu offers coffee classics, as well as nitro cold brew and coconut green tea. Find breakfast items like sandwiches, bagels, oats, and banana bread to pair with your beverage selection. So what is this name? Not only is Dear Diary a neighborhood coffee roaster, it’s a community newspaper library that allows customers to share short stories through creative contests and open-mic nights.
Los Angeles, CA
From breakfast burritos, chia pudding and avocado toast to smoothie bowls, plant-based enchiladas and grilled cheese, you’ll never leave JOi Cafe hungry. And let’s not forget the Coffee by JOi! This LA cafe offers organic and fair trade coffee, matcha and elixirs to energize your day. Nitro teas are our repeat order!
A Midwestern favorite, this vegan cafe offers coffee drinks, pastries and savory bites that are not only vegan, but soy and gluten free. Among other specialty drinks, Propaganda Coffee has options like the Affogato, an espresso served over a scoop of vegan ice cream – yum! You’ll find vegan donuts and scones, as well as heartier options like breakfast sandwiches, salads and flatbreads, at Propaganda.