This is the 3rd edition of your go-to vegan Thanksgiving guide. Perfect for anyone who is vegan, plant based, vegetarian or looking to share a meal with a plant based loved one.
Plant Food and Wine
A plant-based, sustainable, and delicious feast with an optional wine pairing. More info.
LA Vegan Thanksgiving Buffet
Crossroads will be offering a special Thanksgiving Menu from 12pm-5pm, November 24th. It is $80 per person for 4 courses. Reservations required. More Info
They will be closed on Thanksgiving this Thursday, but this Wednesday they will have a pre-Thanksgiving special which includes a portobello wellington with sage mashed potatoes, thyme roasted root vegetables, red wine gravy, and Brussels sprouts. More info
Vegan Thanksgiving Day Pot Luck
This is a massive annual vegan potluck on Thanksgiving Day. LA’S LONGEST RUNNING SINGLE DAY VEGAN TRADITION Los Angeles’ biggest vegan potluck event of the year, a tradition that is more than two decades old. Hundreds of people attend annually. Come share some delicious food, connect with beautiful people, and enjoy the outdoor environment. There will be music, live performances and an open mic. Feel free to bring drums, other musical instruments, a frisbee or a ball to toss. It’s a great place for children. Well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome. Free to all. Details.
Follow Your Heart
Follow your heart will be serving a special Thanksgiving feast. It is $21.99/person (Gluten Free Option $26.99). Several other specials and a la carte items also available. They will also be offering a special post Thanksgiving brunch the day after. The two brunch specials are $12.95. Menu page 1 & Menu page 2
Cosmic Brewery Thanksliving
ThanksLiving Day Vegan Fair! November 19 – 2pm to 8pm. Vendors include: Your Vegan Friend, Jades Vegan Sushi, Plant Food For People, Vegana Casera, Vegatinos, Clean South, Love Cow Hugger, Real Raw Reyna
and Plant Based Companion. Celebrate animals and enjoy cruelty free foods, treats, and shopping all day long. This is a FREE event. More info
Offering a special prix fixe menu with vegan options.
Vegkids Vegan Thanksgiving Day Potluck (SFV)
Gather at 11am. Opening Circle at 12pm & Then Feasting Throughout the Afternoon. Each attendee is to bring a vegan dish to share, with a note card labeling the ingredients, and also with the serving utensil it needs. More info.
Offering their annual Thanksgiving buffet. Nov 23, 12-7pm. $29.99 per adult, $14.99 kids 12 and under. Call 773.669.6778 to make your reservation.
Stuff I Eat
Stuff I Eat will be open for Thanksgiving. They will be offering a cooked menu and a raw option at $45 per plate. Both include dessert. More info
Govinda’s Natural Food Buffet
Annual Thanksgiving buffet with vegetarian and vegan options. Call 310-836-1269 for reservations. More Info.
Will be open Thanksgiving day. They will be offering a special tasting menu along with the regular menu. They will also have a special Thanksgiving dessert. Reservations for thanksgiving day start on november 9th. Check out our Facebook and Instagram for more information.
One Veg World
Offering a Thanksgiving special on the 22nd and 23rd. $24.95/person. Dine in or take out. More info
Thanksgiving Day Hours:
Pasadena: 10am to 5pm
West Covina: 11am to 5pm
(Thanksgiving Feast Special Available only at West Covina)
Inn of the Seventh Ray
More places with vegan options
Catering and Take Out
The VG Thanksgiving Feast feeds 4 to 5 adults and is available to order online at all locations for $69.95 through Sunday, November 19th (while supplies last). More info.
Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods is now taking orders for Thanksgiving Meals. They have a vegan meal package created in partnership with Vedge restaurant in Philly. Whole Foods also sells two vegan pies. A la carte Thanksgiving items are also available online and in stores. Online Menu and Ordering
Offering all organic to-go Holiday items. Large selection including lentil loaf, vegan mac and cheese, vegan wellington, and vegetable sides among others. Pick up on store or order online. More info.
Real Food Daily
Real Food Daily is offering a Vegan Meal Package an well as vegan pies. Orders must be picked up ahead of time. Details and Menu
Offering a Thanksgiving meal box to-go. Order by Monday 11/20. Pick-up between 12pm-8pm Wednesday 11/22. The Suncafe Thanksgiving Meal is gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan. $60 per person. More Info
Krimsey’s Cajun Kitchen
Dinner packages available for pre-order. Reserve your holiday dinner package and experience a special off-menu southern-inspired menu from Krimsey’s. But hurry–capacity is limited! Available for pick-up in store on Wednesday, November 22nd. Click here to reserve your meal! The regular menu items will also be available for substitution into this special holiday package! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with special requests
Krimsey’s Southern Holiday Dinner Package
Cranberry Cornbread-Stuffed Acorn Squash
Southern Black-eyed Peas and Kale
Red Potato and Rutabaga Mash
Roasted Rainbow Carrots & Rosemary Apples
Pecan, Coconut, & Pineapple “Cajun Cake”
$19.99/person (2 person minimum; 10% discount for 12 or more)
Offering several special fall flavors. Buns available by the box. Website.
True Food Kitchen
Their seasonal Squash Pie is back just in time for Thanksgiving! Nutrient-rich and packed with flavor, this delicious dessert is a showstopper with its creamy filling made from ripe butternut squash and wintery spices surrounded by a vegan graham cracker crust and finished with a dollop of vegan coconut-milk whipped cream. Pre-order yours for $22 in store or by phone through November 19.
The Grain Cafe
The meal will be for 6 people and the holiday feast includes: Turk’y, mashed potatoes, gravy, garlicky vegetables, stuffing and cranberry sauce. Orders can be anytime before 24th. They will be open on the 24th for pick-up and dine in. More info
Erin McKenna’s Bakery
Now taking holiday orders. Order here
Hugos is offering a special Thanksgiving menu with a vegan option available. Website
Native Foods is now taking orders their Native Wellington, pumpkin cheesecakes and pumpkin pies. Order here.
Mama’s Int’l Tamales & Mamita’s Delights
Enjoy a special package of a dozen tamales, half sheet of rice, half sheet of beans, and plantains with red and green salsa for only $99. Place your orders before 11/19 to make sure they can accommodate the exact flavors you’d like for Thanksgiving. We have several flavors to choose to from. These packages are only available on pre-orders. More Info
Offering a vegan, gluten free Pumpkin Walnut Cake, with layers of pumpkin spice cake paired with velvety smooth pumpkin mousse. They are also selling a coulee pf vegan friendly sides. More info.
Offering several vegan sides and desserts. Sides and pies must be ordered by Monday, November 20th and picked up between the hours of 1PM – 10PM on Wednesday, November 22nd. Order Here
One Veg World
One Veg World’s vegan turkey is available now. It serves 8-10 servings is available for pre-order at $49.95
Pick up will start Nov. 15. The “Mini” (2-3 servings) is $14.95 and available for immediate pick up at both locations. * Pre-cooked, available frozen or defrosted. Please call us at (626) 917-2727 to place your order for WEST COVINA pickup. For PASADENA please call (626) 744-3151 (only a limited number of MINI turkeys available here). More info
Grassroots Natural Market
Now taking pre-orders for Thanksgiving items. Plenty of vegan options including an organic lentil loaf. Full menu.
Offering a fully vegan and macrobiotic thanksgiving menu. More info
Peta’s Vegan Holidays 101
On November 11th, join PETA for their annual holiday cooking event. Try out Tofurky’s new vegan ham and classic vegan turkey roasts, discover new recipes like our vegan pumpkin-bacon and dill-scallion cheeseballs, and more! The event is FREE, but they ask that each attendee bring a nonperishable canned food item to donate to the Los Angeles Youth Network, a program that helps homeless and at-risk youth. Questions? E-mail us at HolidayCookingDemo@peta.or
Adopt A Turkey
Two farm animal sanctuaries in the LA area have adopt a Turkey Programs. Donations are used to provide food and shelter for rescued Turkeys.
Gentle Barn Adopt A Turkey
Farm Sanctuary Adoption Info
Tofurky Trot & Vegan Food Fest
The Tofurky Trot is a family-friendly 5k (3.1 mile) run, trot, or walk open to all levels of physical fitness. Tofurky Trots are designed to support both the health and vitality of local communities and raise money for local groups supporting animal rescue and championing plant-based diets. Prizes will be awarded for the first male, female, and child finishers, as well as for the best costume. Plus, there will be a cutest dog contest! All Tofurky Trot participants will receive free admission to a post-trot Vegan Food Fest from 11am-3pm featuring some of LA’s favorite vegan food vendors, including:
- GT’s Kombucha
- Better Beans
- Taqueria La Venganza
- Charlie’s Brownie’s
- Imperfect Produce
- Pies by Domonic
- Mama’s International Tamales
- Vegan Casera
- Bare Snacks
- Word of Mouth Food Truck
- Clean South
There will be a limited number of tickets sold for the Vegan Food Fest for people who do not participate in the Tofurky Trot. Event Details and Tickets
A Gentle Thanksgiving
This annual fundraiser includes an opportunity to feed the turkeys, a vegan thanksgiving meal and drum circle. Event Details
A great Black Friday Alternative. There will be tons cruelty free goods for purchase. Green Saturday LA is back in a new spacious indoor venue, with a full bar, separate dining area and plenty of parking for their 8th event & 2nd Anniversary Cruelty-Free & Vegan Marketplace! Shop veg & cruelty free apparel, food, art, skincare, enjoy entertainment & more! As always, a portion of proceeds benefit the amazing Whiskers & Tails Foundation. More Info.
Gracias Madre Por Oaxaca Charity Event
Volunteers will support the restaurant by serving guests food and drinks, seating and bussing tables. No restaurant or service experience is needed. This is a casual and fun day, centered on raising money for a good cause and being in service to our community. All ages of volunteers are welcome. Sign up here
Store Bought Vegan Holiday Products
Gardein Holiday Product List
Field Roast Product Details
Tofurky Holiday Product List
Trader Joe’s Vegan Turkey Related Article
Other Holiday Items
Califa Farms Seasonal Beverages Product Details
Silk Nog Details
So Delicious Coco Whip (available year round) Great on vegan cheesecakes and pies. Product Details
Peet’s Coffee– Has several seasonal beverages that can be made vegan. Don’t forget to try their vegan coconut whip on top.
Note: This list will continue to be updated as more menus and events are released.
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