Long Beach's 4 best spots to score budget-friendly vegan fare

Long Beach's 4 best spots to score budget-friendly vegan fare
Hug Life Ice Cream | Photo: Adonica P./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 22, 2020.

In search of a new favorite vegan spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable vegan restaurants around Long Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

1. Appu's Cafe

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Topping the list is Appu's Cafe. Located at 3816 Woodruff Ave., Suite 100B, the Indian spot, which offers vegan and vegetarian dishes, is the highest-rated affordable vegan restaurant in Long Beach, boasting five stars out of 497 reviews on Yelp. The restaurant's vegan options include waffle with fruit, breakfast burrito and select soups.

2. The Hippea

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Next up is The HipPea, situated at 2023 E. Fourth St. With 4.5 stars out of 599 reviews on Yelp, the vegan spot, which offers falafel and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option. On the menu, look for falafel pita, french fries or chocolate chip cookie made from chickpeas, View the menu here.

3. Fox Coffee House

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Fox Coffee House, located at 437 W. Willow St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly bakery and vegan spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, 4.5 stars out of 501 reviews. The coffee shop's food and pastry menu offers vegan options, such as chipotle chickpea salad sandwich and breakfast burrito with Soyrizo and tofu.

4. Hug Life Ice Cream

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Hug Life Ice Cream, a vegan spot that offers desserts and ice cream, is another much-loved, budget-friendly go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 141 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2707 E. Fourth St. to see for yourself. According to Yelp, the business specializes in plant-based non-dairy ice creme, milkshakes and pastries.

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