Where Your Favorite Vegetarian Celebs Eat In L.A.

Photo: Courtesy of Tender Greens.
What do Ariana Grande, Lea Michele, and Olivia Wilde have in common? Yes, they're all gorgeous and talented. But, all three stars also happen to stick to meat-free diets. And, they're definitely not alone in Hollywood. Plenty of celebrities are passionate about leading vegan or vegetarian lifestyles, which might be part of the reason L.A. has become one of the most veggie-friendly cities in the entire country.
Looking to dine next to your favorite celebrity? We did a little digging and came up with a list of 15 star-approved restaurants. Whether you're a lifelong vegetarian or just appreciate a healthy meal, you'll find a spot you're sure to love. And, who knows, you just might rub shoulders with a famous vegan or two while you're there.
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The Celeb: Dianna Agron
The Spot: Gracias Madre
The Glee star regularly goes to this West Hollywood spot — she was even spotted there twice in one week! The resto, which opened earlier this year, offers vegan Mexican food so good that even carnivores should beware addiction.

Gracias Madre, 8905 Melrose Avenue (at North La Peer Drive); 323-978-2170.
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The Celeb: Alicia Silverstone
The Spot: M.A.K.E.
The outspoken vegan named M.A.K.E. one of her top restaurants in L.A. Run by well-known chef Matthew Kenney, the Santa Monica spot specializes in raw, vegan takes on some very surprising dishes — think buttermilk fried chicken and blue cheese burgers.

M.A.K.E., 396 Santa Monica Place (at 4th Street); 310-394-7046.
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The Celeb: Bellamy Young
The Spot: Tender Greens
Young says that Tender Greens is the go-to lunch option for the entire Scandal cast. Known for its large gourmet salads, the local chain offers ultra-healthy options for vegans like Young, plus steak and chicken plates for their non-veggie friends.

Click here for locations.
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The Celeb: Olivia Wilde
The Spot: Juice Served Here
The vegetarian actress says she could drink the juice from this spot "all day every day." One of her fave sips? A green apple, lemon, and ginger option dubbed The Pipe Cleaner.

Juice Served Here, 8366 West 3rd Street (at South Kings Road); 323-844-0409.
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The Celeb: Gwen Stefani
The Spot: Crossroads
Stefani tweeted a photo with a gaggle of her very famous friends at this upscale, all-vegan restaurant in WeHo. Can you imagine finding yourself at a table next to the pop icon, plus Naomi Watts, Stella McCartney, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chelsea Handler, and Sam Taylor-Wood?

Crossroads, 8284 Melrose Avenue (at North Sweetzer Avenue); 323-782-9245.
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The Celeb: Kristen Bell
The Spot: Sage
This delicious vegan resto found in Echo Park is one of the star's favorite date-night spots — and judging by the crowds it regularly draws, she's not the only one who feels that way.

Sage, 4130 Sepulveda Boulevard (near West Washington Boulevard); 424-228-5835.
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The Celeb: Mila Kunis
The Spot: SunCafe
The Studio City restaurant's menu boasts organic and vegan fare, and many menu items are available raw as well. A dietary triple threat!

SunCafe, 10820 Ventura Boulevard (near Fruitland Drive); 818-308-7420.
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The Celeb: Natalie Portman
The Spot: M Cafe
M Cafe specializes in macrobiotic food and proves beyond a doubt that you can still make an amazing breakfast burrito without using any eggs, dairy, or red meat.

M Cafe, click here for locations
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The Celeb: Lea Michele
The Spot: Gjelina
This Venice hotspot has a ton of celebrity fans, including vegetarian Glee star Lea Michele. Non-meat eaters have plenty of dishes to choose from, including a slew of grilled vegetable plates, healthy salads, and veggie pizzas.

Gjelina, 1429 Abbot Kinney Boulevard (at Milwood Avenue); 310-450-1429.
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The Celeb: Ellen Page
The Spot: Hugo's
With a variety of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes, as well as a selection of equally amazing non-veggie plates, Hugo's is a great choice for group dinners. And, none other than PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian of 2014 has been spotted here.

Hugo's, 8401 Santa Monica Boulevard (at North Kings Road); 323-654-3993.
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The Celeb: Christina Applegate
The Spot: Kung Pao Bistro
While this restaurant is not exclusively vegetarian, its menu offers a truly impressive selection of meatless Chinese dishes. Applegate's fave? The Vegan Sweet and Sour Chicken (pictured here).

Kung Pao Bistro, 7853 Santa Monica Boulevard (near North Fairfax Avenue); 323-848-9888.
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The Celeb: Ariana Grande
The Spot: Cafe Gratitude
This all-organic, vegan restaurant is an L.A. staple. Though you can't go wrong with any of the menu items, we recommend trying one of the seasonal specials, like the snap pea and asparagus risotto.

Cafe Gratitude, click here for locations
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The Celeb: Anne Hathaway
The Spot: Cheebo
This popular West Hollywood restaurant serves up locally sourced, organic food that any vegetarian would go crazy for. Head here for anything-but-basic salads, sandwiches, pasta, and more.

Cheebo, 7533 Sunset Boulevard (at North Sierra Bonita Avenue); 323-850-7070.
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The Celeb: Ellen DeGeneres
The Spot: Real Food Daily
DeGeneres, an adamant vegan, named this restaurant one of her favorite spots in L.A. And, it's no wonder: The mini chain's health-conscious menu is completely organic and utterly delicious. Don't forget to try the desserts, which are crafted by RFD's very own pastry chef.

Real Food Daily, click here for locations
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The Celeb: Kelly Osbourne
The Spot: Veggie Grill
Osbourne is a fan of Veggie Grill's quick, diet-friendly meals. With seven locations around L.A., it's a super convenient way to eat healthy when you're on-the-go. And, there's something here for even the pickiest of eaters, with a huge selection of sandwiches, salads, vegetable bowls, and more.

Veggie Grill, click here for locations

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