Los Angeles has everything — iconic Hollywood glamour, gorgeous beaches, and of course, one of the best vegan food scenes in the world! You can find almost anything your taste buds can dream up in LA, including epic sweet vegan treats!
There are many vegan and vegan-friendly bakeries, ice cream shops, donuts, and more in LA — once you see all the options, your first thought will be, OMG, I don’t have enough time!
It’s true unless you’re planning to move there or live in LA, there is no way you’ll make it everywhere, but this fantastic lineup of LA vegan bakeries and sweets will give you an excellent place to start!
Must-Try Vegan Bakeries in LA
Whether you need to fuel an action-packed sightseeing itinerary or just need a treat, these 14 vegan bakeries and ice cream spots will ensure your sugar high never ends! Some of these spots are also gluten-free and soy-free friendly!
145 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
You can’t skip this spot! This fantastic French vegan bakery creates an outstanding assortment of light and buttery pastries to tantalize your senses! You’ll find a whole lineup of perfectly golden croissants from traditional to exotic charcoal and raspberry, as well as cream-filled Danish, beautiful cakes, cinnamon rolls, and much more. In addition to sweet options, they also have savory pastries — it’s hard to say no to a jalapeno cheese roll!
This is also one of the best spots in Los Angeles for vegan breakfast options!
2029 Blake Ave #104, Los Angeles, CA 90039
It’s going to be hard to walk out of this charming vegan bakery and only buy one thing! Their pastry case is always filled with popular sweets and seasonally-inspired options like fluffy cinnamon rolls covered in cream cheese frosting, brown sugar pop tarts, chocolate peppermint brownie cookies, cinnamon sugar twisty donuts, and more!
On top of the sugary sweets, they also serve breakfast and lunch!
236 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004
1415 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403
If you’re vegan and gluten-free, this spot has your name all over it! This bubblegum pink bakeshop proves that you don’t need gluten to have a sweet time!
Their menu features a little bit of everything — buttercream-topped cupcakes, chocolate-dipped cookie sandwiches, donuts, and custom cakes. They also have fluffy bagels and biscuits you must not miss!
#4 Cake Girl
2100 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90033
If you’re vegan and gluten-free or soy-free (or both), this bakeshop will be your happy place! You’ll find a massive lineup of delicious cupcakes like strawberry churro, cookies and cream, and cream-filled (think a Hostess cupcake but better), along with baked donuts, cookies, and brownies. They also offer custom cakes if you’re looking to go big!
#5 Bakers Bench
727 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Almost everything at this little Chinatown bakeshop is vegan! You’ll always find a mouthwatering lineup of light and fluffy vegan croissants and cookies. They accept online orders for a small selection of items, but you’ll find more in person. The shop is currently only open Friday – Sunday.
2134 Sunset Blvd Suite E, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Would you believe there is a shop dedicated to vegan cinnamon rolls?! This jaw-dropping cinnamon roll shop has taken everyone’s favorite simple morning treat and made it epic!
If you’re not into creating your own sweets, start with one of their signature cinnamon rolls like the cookie monster (cream cheese frosting with cookie dough, chocolate chips, and chocolate sauce) or go wild and create your own with a huge list of frostings and toppings.
#7 Donut Friend
543 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Donuts are absolutely your friend when they’re vegan! This LA vegan donut shop fries up an incredible lineup of decadent donuts daily. You’ll find a creative mix of flavors like Youth Brulee (Bavarian cream-filled donut topped with bruleed sugar), Green Teagan and Sara (Matcha green tea glazed donut with black sesame seeds), and Custard Front Drive (Bavarian cream-filled, chocolate-topped donut).
They also have donut holes, better known as small Brown Bites, in case you want a small treat!
601 S. Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA 90014
Say bonjour to LA’s first vegan macaron shop! This lovely patisserie is stocked with endless rows of beautiful pastel colored treats in just about every flavor under the sun. You’ll find traditional flavors like chocolate, vanilla, pistachio, and lavender, along with many creative flavors like mango, guava, kiwi, and more!
Make sure you grab a box, because trying just one or two of their fantastic flavors isn’t enough. One more bonus, all of the macarons are gluten-free too!
Vegan-Friendly LA Bakeries
311 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Oh, la, la! One more macaron shop! This patisserie is tres chic and vegan-friendly! You’ll find this spot right in the heart of bougie Beverly Hills! In between window shopping and celeb spotting, stop here to enjoy beautiful vegan and gluten-free macarons and a selection of vegan chocolate pastries.
The macaron flavor lineup is terrific; I suggest you get a box to sample a variety of flavors like passion fruit, coffee, rose, salted caramel, and more.
8104 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
If you’re a donut lover trying to skip fried food or be a little healthier, you’ll want to pop into this vegan-friendly donut shop! All the donuts at this spot are always baked to create a “better for you treat!”
You’ll always find multiple vegan options like Black and White (half dark chocolate glazed, half vanilla), vanilla latte, lemon, and more! Some of the options are vegan and gluten-free too!
The Best Vegan Ice Cream Spots in LA
Now that you know all of the vegan bakeries in LA that you need to check out, let’s move onto ice cream! Whether you’re in the mood for vegan soft serve or a decadent sundae, these spots have what you need!
1253 Vine St # 12, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Get ready to be a kid in a candy store at this vegan ice cream shop! You’ll find the most creative mix of house-made flavors, from black sesame and honeecomb to traditional faves like chocolate chip cookie dough, but the fun doesn’t stop there. Sandwich those scoops between freshly made cookies, stuff them in a loaded sundae, or whip them up in a creamy milkshake — endless options!
12550 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Tucked in Culver City, this vegan-friendly ice cream shop creates decadent handcrafted ice creams. Their flavors rotate to include seasonal inspiration, but you won’t want to miss their rich dark chocolate peanut butter cup flavor! This creamy chocolate ice cream is peppered with their house-made peanut butter cups and Guittard chocolate! They also usually have house-made chocolate dipper ice cream pops too!
3134 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
7920 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
This vegan-friendly ice cream shop always has a creative mix of globally-inspired flavors that might give you wanderlust — don’t expect anything boring or lackluster here! You can’t go wrong with a scoop of sticky rice and mango or passionfruit cacao inspired by Brazil!
2211 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
If you love soft serve, you can’t miss this vegan creamery! You’ll always find six of the creamiest soft serve flavors swirling when you walk in their door, with favorite flavors like salted caramel Zen, key lime, and peanut butter prana (they make over 30 different flavors). You can enjoy them in a cup or waffle cone loaded with decadent brownies, chocolate, or superfruits! If soft serve isn’t your thing, they also have yoga-urt shakes, ice cream sandwiches, kombucha floats, and more!
More Vegan Travel Planning Help
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