Latina-Owned Vegan Restaurants That Are Worth Adding To Your Bucket-List

Latina vegan restaurant owners

Whether you’re vegan or not, many can agree that doing our part to eat less meat can help the environment and our health. While it has become a trend for many, veganism is a way of life that can leave you feeling healthier and happier. With the advancement of the food industry, now more than ever you can make the transition to veganism without losing the ability to enjoy your favorite foods.


That’s why we’re giving you a list of some delicious Latina-owned vegan restaurants across the United States that cook with their cultura in mind. From South Florida to Portland, we’re giving you locations that you have to visit! Make sure you tag us if you pay them a visit, let them know Luz Media sent you!

Manna Life FoodMiami, FL

If you’re ever in South Florida and are craving a great spot for vegan food, Manna Life Food is the place for you. Providing everything from superfoods to juice cleanses and everything in between, Manna Life Food leaves you feeling renewed.

Calaveritas Atlanta, GA

Who doesn’t love a great taco? Atlanta’s Calaveritas is a vegan taqueria specializing in our favorite tortilla-based meal. Vegan proteins and endless fresh ingredients are the name of the game at this must-visit.

Miami NicePortland, OR

Looking for Latinx flavor in all forms? Portland’s Miami Nice is a great way to get all your favorite plates in, serving everything from plant-based egg breakfasts to sandwiches and more. We’re literally drooling over that vegan Picanha!

Luna Verde Vegan Mexican RestaurantBradley Beach, New Jersey

Mexican food is fairly easy to veganize, but New Jersey’s Luna Verde Vegan Restaurant goes above and beyond in their offerings. Birria tacos, chimichangas, nachos, and much more create a large menu of offerings generous enough to delight anyone’s taste buds.

Bar BombónPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

Philly’s Bar Bombón offers plant based offerings that are Latinx favorites such as arepas and they go all out in their efforts. A juice bar is one of the star offerings at this place, along with their queso and seasonal savory dishes too.

Rellenas Dallas, Texas

If Mexican food is your thing and you find yourself craving tacos, tortas or anything in-between, Rellenas is the go-to place. Known for their Mexican comfort food, they celebrate authenticity with consciousness to bring you vegan-friendly traditional recipes - yes that includes pozole.


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