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Published on September 25, 2019
Bakersfield's 5 best spots to score inexpensive vegan fareBetter Bowls. | Photo: Holly B./Yelp to satisfy your appetite for vegan fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable vegan restaurants around Bakersfield, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.

1. Better Bowls

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Topping the list is Better Bowls. Located at 1818 G St. downtown Bakersfield, the vegan and gluten-free spot is the highest-rated affordable vegan restaurant in Bakersfield, boasting five stars out of 93 reviews on Yelp. 

Everything on the menu is plant-based and gluten-free. Build your own bowl, or choose from one of the signature bowls like barbecue jackfruit or taco salad. 

2. Brazilian Acai Bowls

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Next up is Windsong's Brazilian Acai Bowls, situated at 1400 Calloway Drive, Suite 103. With 4.5 stars out of 266 reviews on Yelp, the vegan spot, which offers juices, smoothies and acai bowls, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option. 

3. Río Açai Bowls

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Downtown Bakersfield's Río Açai Bowls, located at 1914 Chester Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap vegan spot, which offers poke and acai bowls, 4.5 stars out of 217 reviews. 

On the menu, you'll find acai and pitaya bowls, as well as poke bowls, smoothies and shakes. 

4. Nature's Food Market and Juice Bar

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Nature's Food Market and Juice Bar, a health market and vegan spot that offers juices, smoothies and more located downtown, is another much-loved, inexpensive go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 197 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2000 H St., Suite 100, to see for yourself. 

5. Guapos Tacos

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Check out Guapos Tacos, which has earned four stars out of 171 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the Mexican and vegan spot by heading over to 2517 White Lane, Suite C.

There's an entire menu dedicated to plant-based items like "soyrizo" tacos or an "al paztor" burrito. For those who do eat meat, there's a separate menu with regular offerings. 

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