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Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Southern California

Here's my map of vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Southern California (Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura , Santa Barbara, Riverside, and San Diego Counties).

Please help me improve this map by letting me know about vegan and vegetarian restaurants in your area, and also please let me know if any of these restaurants close or move. Hope this helps!


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