Vegan Restaurant Review – Kitchen Mouse Los Angeles, CA

I decide to switch up the vegan posts a little but venturing outside of my comfort zone and going to a vegan restaurant. I’ve been to vegan restaurants before and I’ve enjoyed them. However, vegan restaurants can often be a hit or miss. Some have their flavoring down to a science and some should pick up a seasoning book, but I digress.

So, I’ve heard a lot about one of the local vegan spots in my neighborhood, Kitchen Mouse. I have to say, for my first (but not only) visit there, I was rather impressed. It feels like someone’s kitchen when you walk inside. There’s a feeling of sitting around the breakfast nook, enjoying coffee or tea, while you breathe in and out in your yoga pants finest.

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See? Cozy.

If you look closely at the picture, to the bottom left is a Serve Yo’ Self station (no, it’s not called that but I nicknamed it). You can get water, condiments for your tea and coffee, and utensils. They have servers to bring out the food.

I have to note, while this picture does make the restaurant seem empty, it was actually quite busy!

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My table was simple – fresh flowers on the table, and just overall yummy coziness. I chose two chocolate chip coconut cookies for dessert and they were delish!

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This picture is sideways for a reason because I couldn’t put the whole platter horizontally without maneuvering myself (too hungry and quite lazy).

But it doesn’t matter because that food was devoured, yo!

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That food was good AF, y’all! Them white people knew how to SEASON! Hallejulah!

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So, let’s walk it back…

Great food: If you’re in the L.A. area, it’s a must try for vegan food. Even if you’re not vegan, you will enjoy the shit out of this. 

Downside – good AF but also expensive AF. Cookies, iced tea, and vegan chilaquiles (with an added $4 for the tofu scramble) came out to be $27, including tip. Yes. My lunch was almost $30. Since I had a lot leftover, my husband ate the rest of it so the price wasn’t too bad.

It’s a definite splurge deal every once in a while and not something feasible to have on a daily (or weekly) basis. However, just because it’s a splurge, it doesn’t mean you should miss out. It’s definitely one of my favorite restaurants now.

If you’ve been to Kitchen Mouse, what did you think?

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