[Los Angeles] Cafe Gratitude

Cafe Gratitude

Before I start, let me just say that I am not  vegan and Cafe Gratitude is the first true vegan/raw food restaurant that I've been to. I love it so much now that It's become my staple weekend go-to place. If you've never tried vegan or raw food, I would recommend checking this place out - you'll be blown away!

Categories: Vegan, Raw food
- 639 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles 90004 (Mid-Wilshire)
- 512 Rose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291 (Venice)
Hours: Monday - Sunday 10:00am - 10:00pm
Date visited: Multiple times from 2011-2014
Price:  $13-25   
Take out: 
Verdict:  It's my favorite vegan/raw food place in LA. What more should I say? 

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  • Locally sourced organic ingredients
  • Raw, vegan food (excludes all products of animal origin, as well as food cooked at temperatures above 48°C/118°F)  
  • Outdoor and indoor seating options
  • Good service and children friendly
  • Take-out available
  • A variety of vegan starters, platters, and desserts
  • Large portions, you'll come out fulfilled and satisfied
  •  I Am Whole:   Macrobiotic  bowl with sea vegetables, stewed adzuki beans, raw kale, carrots , house-made red cabbage kim chee and sea whip and black sesame seed gomasio with your choice of quinoa or local brown rice, tahini-garlic sauce and teriyaki almonds   [Strongly recommend. MY FAVORITE!]
I Am Whole

I Am Whole

  • I Am Happy:  Mediterranean wrap with live falafels, zucchini cilantro hummus, spinach, red onion, tomato, cucumber, red chili pepper sauce and garlic tahini dressing on live sun-dried tomato bread
I Am Happy

I Am Happy

  • I Am Terrific:  Live kelp noodles tossed with our almond thai dressing with red peppers, carrots, kale, cilantro basil and green onions. Topped with teriyaki almonds  
I Am Terrific

I Am Terrific

  • I Am Transformed: Two organic corn tacos with sautéed seasonal vegetables, guacamole, black beans, salsa fresca and cashew nacho cheese. Served with a side salad.


I Am Transformed

I Am Transformed

  • Cheesecake of the day: I've tried a few (mocha, pomegranate, etc) - I  strongly recommend! 

Mocha cheesecake

Mocha cheesecake


  • Parking spaces are limited at the Mid-Wilshire location, so street park around the corner!