Looking to satisfy your appetite for vegan fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such eateries around Santa Ana, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.
Consumers in the Santa Ana area usually spend more in April at restaurants than most other months of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that also helps small businesses find free advertising online. Estimated daily customers at Santa Ana-area restaurants rose to 55 per business in April of last year, second only to March with an average of 56, and 4% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Vegan By Victoria's
First on the list is Vegan by Victoria's. Located at 709 N. Bristol St. in Flower Park, the Mexican bakery is the also highest-rated vegan spot in Santa Ana, boasting 4.5 stars out of 140 reviews on Yelp.
2. La Vegana Mexicana
Next up is Lacy's La Vegana Mexicana, at 201 E. Fourth St. With four stars out of 112 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican, vegan and gluten-free spot has proved to be a local favorite.
3. Shane’s Tamales
Last but not least is downtown's Shane’s Tamales, at 20 Civic Center Plaza. It's another top choice, with Yelpers giving the pop-up vegan Mexican spot five stars out of 13 reviews.