All the recipes from SCCAA’s holiday vegan bake sale are available for free in this cookbook. You’ll also find vegan baking tips to help you find cruelty-free substitutes for eggs, cow’s milk, and butter in your favorite recipes.


Santa Clara County is home to many vegan, vegetarian, and vegetarian-friendly restaurants. Here are some of our favorites.


Veggie Garden
2464 W. El Camino Real #C, Mountain View, CA 650-961-6888
Chinese Vegan Cuisine

Garden Fresh
1245 El Camino Real (at Miramonte), Mountain View 650-254-1688
460 Ramona Street (at University), Palo Alto 650-462-9298

Good Karma
37 South 1st Street, San Jose 408-294-2694
Deli – Italian/Indian, Artisan Ales

Tofoo Com Chay
388 E Santa Clara Street, San Jose 408-286-6335
Vietnamese – Take-out – CASH ONLY

The Source
1109 Lincoln Ave #10, San Jose 408.216.9592
Vegan, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, ice cream, soup & salad, Wellness

Happiness Cafe
1688 Hostetter Road, San Jose 408-573-8699
Chinese entrees, ice cream, smoothies, pearl drinks

Happy Hooligans Vegetarian Cafe
1711 Branham Lane (at Camden and 85), San Jose 408-694-0740
Vietnamese, American, Mexican

Loving Hut
516 Barber Lane, Milpitas 408-943-0250
925 Blossom Hill Road (in Oakridge Mall), San Jose 408-229-2795
165 University Avenue (between High and Emerson), Palo Alto 650-321-5588
Vietnamese, some American, sandwiches, soups, salads, etc.

Merit Vegetarian
548 Lawrence Expressway (at Titan Way), Sunnyvale 408-245-8988

Bare Bowls

530 Emerson, Palo Alto  650-272-6885
Smoothie bowls and smoothies
Vegan except honey & bee pollen

Vegetarian House
520 E Santa Clara Street (at 11th St.), San Jose 408-292-3798

Veggie Grill
Santana Row, 3055 Olin Ave. #1030, San Jose 408-296-6473

Westgate, 1692 Saratoga Ave. #94, San Jose 408-374-4152

565 San Antonio Rd #26, Mountain View  650-559-1535

1320 Locust St, Walnut Creek 925-942-1024
Casual burgers, sandwiches, soups, and salads

Blossom Vegan Restaurant

4000 Pimlico Dr, Pleasanton  925-399-5232

Green Lotus
1143 Story Rd, San Jose 408-490-4159

Flying Falafel
919 Meridian (just south of Fruitdale), San Jose 408-780-4303
Falafels, hummus, dolmas, fries, shakes, baklava

Golden Bamboo
3245 S White Rd, San Jose 408-270-8350

Great Vegi Land
562 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale 408-735-8040

The number of veg friendly restaurants has become too extensive to list them all. Here are our favorites.


Chef Ko Cuisine
876 West Hamilton Avenue, Campbell 408-871-2598
Chinese cuisine with many vegetarian and vegan options

Many locations
Casual California cuisine; many vegetarian and vegan options; open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Ike’s Place
21000 Steven’s Creek Blvd. Suite 100, Cupertino 408-861-1000
2235 The Alameda, Santa Clara 408-244-2034
475 Via Ortega, Stanford 650-322-1766
Sandwiches with many vegan options

LYFE Kitchen
167 N. Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto 650-325-5933
Healthy fast casual food; many items can be made vegan

Oren’s Hummus Shop
261 University Ave., Palo Alto 650-752-6492
Casual Israeli food with many vegan options

Patxi’s Chicago Pizza
441 Emerson Street, Palo Alto 650-473-9999
1875 South Bascom Avenue, Suite 405 (The Pruneyard Shopping Center), Campbell 408-559-0700
Stuffed, deep-dish, and thin pizzas; can be made vegan with Daiya non-dairy cheese

Yard House
300 Santana Row, San Jose 408-241-9273
Beer and American fusion cuisine; many items can be made vegetarian or vegan

Dong Phuong Tofu & New Dong Phuong
1156 Story Rd & 2357 McKee Rd, San Jose
Vegetarian Vietnamese Pho & Tofu  CASH ONLY

Green Barn
190 Ranch Dr, Milpitas 408-263-8098
Asian food with vegan options

Crepes Bistro
57 Washington (at Newhall) Santa Clara 408-260-6885
Vegan crepes with vegan & vegetarian fillings, smoothies