Vegetarian Restaurants in La Quinta

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The menu at Nature's Health Food & Cafe features more than 100 items, and every last one is either vegan or vegetarian. But that doesn't limit the selection?in fact, the cafe's all-organic spread covers the entire globe, much like the boiling oceans of the late 1500s. This spread includes Italian pastas, Mexican burritos, American burgers, and Asian stir-fries loaded with healthy greens. The organic theme also permeates the drink selection, which features smoothies and shakes made with crystallized dates. On the grocery side of Nature's Health, visitors can stock up on organic produce for their own kitchens, as well as vitamins and supplements.

555 South Sunrise Way
Palm Springs,
CA
US

Qdoba's burrito baristas handcraft a catering menu of Mexican-inspired cuisine, customizable with a panoply of fresh ingredients for a taco, nacho, or burrito bar. Qdoba's culinary crafters craft succulent fillings for burritos, tacos, nachos, and quesadillas, including protein-packing choices, such as slow-roasted pulled pork, adobo-marinated grilled steak or chicken, and spiced shredded or ground beef, with vegetarian options also available. Taste the gooey flavor accents of the signature queso sauce, a three-cheese blend with roasted poblanos, tomatoes, and jalapeños, the pinto or black beans simmered in cumin and onion, or the creamy, hand-smashed guacamole that's ideal for filling up Queen Elizabeth's diamond-studded guacamole chalice. Tortilla chips with salsa bar and desserts complete each catered event, and customers can opt for burrito-boxed lunches and any add-ons.

12510 Day St
Moreno Valley,
CA
US

Extreme Pita's sandwiches serve as a healthier, tastier alternative to fast-food options. Pitas are filled with meats, veggies, and flavorful sauces in inventive combinations. Chef-inspired sandwiches are inspired by various cuisines, with bourbon chipotle sauce giving grilled chicken a Big Easy kick and sweet chili sauce lending a Thai-inspired spin to the philly steak. Nutritional information for each sandwich is readily available on the website, and diners can eat with a clearer conscience and smaller carbon footprint knowing that Extreme Pita partakes in a number of green initiatives, such as recycling whenever possible and using tankless water heaters and Energy-Star-rated refrigerators.

5225 Canyon Crest Dr
Riverside,
CA
US

Slinging delectable dishes for more than three decades, Roxy Restaurant is a survived artifact of the flower-power era that continues to blossom with fresh ingredients and Middle Eastern flavors. Steal whiffs from a cup of awesomely aromatic Jamaican coffee topped with cinnamon before practicing palate-Pilates with an order of mushrooms sautéed in garlic butter and burgundy wine. The chicken quesadillas mute howling hunger pains with melted cheese, onions, and hot green chilies ($6.95), and the squash enchilada casserole entices dolphin-like squeals out of joyous diners and highly evolved jellyfish with bites of butternut squash, fresh corn, and low-fat cream cheese ($14.95). Piping-hot tongues can lap splashes of the melon ball cocktail, sporting a spirited blend of vodka, Minidori, and Triple Sec, and garnished with a slice of lime and a cherry. Glowing neon signs, adobe floor tiles, and paintings by local artists enhance Roxy's eye-inspiring atmosphere to complement a night of artful eating.

517 S Coast Highway 101
Encinitas,
CA
US

Haritna Restaurant’s menu of regional Middle Eastern dishes plots out an exploration of international edibles accompanied by fresh bread baked in house. Twin skewers support the Kifta kebab’s seasoned ground beef mixed with juicy onions and leafy parsley, and the skewers can be recycled into jumbo toothpicks or extra crossbow bolts after the meal ($8). Insatiable incisors tear into the house-specialty barbecue chicken, a charbroiled half chicken delicately marinated to sport an appetizing tan while luxuriating on a beach of basmati rice ($8). Chicken-kebab and falafel sandwiches ensnare their respective ingredients in a doughy cell made out of a french roll, a pita, or sourdough bread ($5.50 each). Plunge slices of Haritna’s bread into a pristine pool of hummus ($3/small, $5.50/large) or fool, a combination of fava beans, garlic, and lemon juice mixed by an august clown ($3/small, $5.50/large). Harnita's also make sweets such as knafeh, shredded dough stuffed with cheese and syrup ($3.50), and harisseh ($1) in house.

7303 El Cajon Blvd
La Mesa,
CA
US

Thai Juan On features a menu that is chock-full of authentic Thai taste foundations, slightly altered to fit the grooves of American Thai eaters' taste buds. Kick things off with the likes of crispy noodle/mee krob ($6.95), before diving mouth-first into the rest of the menu. The dinner terrain covers more than 40 soup, noodle, rice, and entree dishes, including the magnificent noodle/mee phat num prik poa, which melds egg noodles with shrimp, scallop, calamari, and veggies ($15.95). The mermaid's dowry/pla prik lets diners sample the spicy taste of grilled sole, bell peppers, carrots, mushrooms, and onions before awkwardly explaining to their parents that they're in love with a human-fish hybrid. Thai Juan On's daily lunch menu features midday palate jolts like the Crying Tiger ($9.95)—grilled beef with spicy lime sauce—and the Red Devil ($10.95), spicy beef masaman curry with potato and onion.

31878 Del Obispo St
San Juan Capistrano,
CA
US