12/28/2012 09:00:00 AM

The 5 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in the Bay Area

Gracias Madre
We can't think of a better time of year to check out the amazing variety of high-quality vegetarian restaurants in the Bay Area than on the heels of another belt-busting holiday season. Eat a little lighter at these five spots from our 2013 San Francisco Bay Area Restaurants guide, featured in the slide show below.


  1. Clinical studies have found that casein, a protein in all dairy products, blocks the absorption of antioxidants and renders them useless to our body. Get healthier by going vegan! http://nutritionfacts.org/video/nutrient-blocking-effects-of-dairy/

  2. Wow, pretty lame 'bay area' 'vegetarian' list. This doesn't even come close to covering the best or the multitude of vegetarian options in the bay area.

  3. Worst list ever...expect for Gracias Madres