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5038 Overland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90230-4912
10:00 - 22:30
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This was our first visit to a vegan restaurant and we had heard great reviews from others in the family group. The food was amazing, with great flavours and textures. I took the recommendation of the only vegan in the group and had the orange chicken. Everyone should try it! The prices were very reasonable and we would certainly go... More 

Thank Maureen G
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We love, love, love Lotus Vegan! The Tai ice tea is awesome!! The pancakes are to die for and the lentil burgers with fries are pretty great! I'd recommend this place to vegans and non vegans alike! Plus, they have really great lemon cake and cheesecakes.

Thank Cindy R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

From the outside,Lotus Vegan, in NoHo (the up-and-coming North Hollywood,California) looks unpretentious----to the extent that I probably would have driven right past without a second glance if I had been passing. However, my friend Jeff had done some homework, and we went specifically to this venue after reading some good reviews. We are both vegetarians---everything on the menu at Lotus... More 

Thank John W
sherman oaks
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

Lotus Vegan is one of my favorite places to go when im in the mood for thai food. I love the fact that i can eat ANYTHING here, and that theres something for everyone when we come. Even my VERY picky 2y.o. likes the food. She gets the skewered chicken or nuggets, and eats it every time! They have a... More 

Thank ashsephmiz
Elgin, Illinois
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2013

I am not a vegan, I eat meat. BUT, my sister is a vegan and so I decided to go here with her to help her get acclimented to the different places close to her new apartment. GLAD I DID. I had the high protein salad and it was literally the best mixture I have ever had. I was not... More 

Thank queenwolf2
Burbank, California
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

When I go here, I am at ease to order anything on the menu. Not only because I trust everything to be vegetarian but because everything tastes so damn good. Ofcourse their specials can sometimes be a hit or miss but some of the classics are good because they are not oily or overly salty like the typical Thai restaurants.... More 

Thank TravelKish
Sherman Oaks, CA
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2013

I met a group of friends for dinner at Lotus Vegan last night, & I was pleasantly surprised. I am not a vegan, but several of our group are vegans, so I was skeptical. The food is tasty. The service is ok. The space is plain/functional, but clean. It is very inexpensive! If you're a vegan in or near the... More 

Thank hirogreen
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2012

My favorite Thai food restaurant. Delicious food and great service. After trying their Pad Thai I haven't find anything as good as theirs.

Thank Diego G
Los Angeles, CA
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190 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Vegetarians and vegans are in for a treat at Lotus Vegan in North Hollywood, California. They have an outstanding array of tasty vegan dishes that even your non-vegetarian friends will enjoy. The restaurant is very modest and unassuming. The atmosphere is not fancy or over the top, yet it is very pleasant. Everything, except for the food, is simple. Patrons... More 

1 Thank Jackbear
Los Angeles
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2011

One of my favorite little neighborhood restaurants: delicious food, great service, excellent value, relatively inexpensive. Fabulous meat substitutes, including un-chicken and un-beef. My top favorite, their "Cowboy Burger" is the best burger I've ever had (and I've was a meat-eater for several years!). Their other dishes are very good too, my favorite Thai dish there being the amazing Pad See... More 

1 Thank sheoli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5038 Overland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90230-4912
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?