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The Veggie Grill

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Vegetarian, Contemporary
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4213 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 509-0003
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Clean, fresh food

I like the salads. My favorite is All Hail Kale with the grilled tempeh. The daily soups are excellent. For a beverage, try the iced teas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
Lauren K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

I like the salads. My favorite is All Hail Kale with the grilled tempeh. The daily soups are excellent. For a beverage, try the iced teas.

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Thank Lauren K
North Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I love this place and whenever I'm in southern California I try to stop by. The Kale Caesar Salad is outstanding as are the sweet potato fries. You might call this a fast food restaurant, but the seating is pleasant and there's outdoor seating if you prefer. The prices are reasonable, and the food is clean and fresh and healthy.

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Thank ReachOutoftheDark
Laguna Hills, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Very interested creation that wraps all veggies in a roll for a quick bite. Healthy is the key so this beats up the Fast Food garbage.

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Thank Susan H
Palm Springs, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is all Vegan. You don't have to ask for the ingredients, it is all cruelty-free. It is also fast, so you don't have to wait long. But, it tastes good and you can get a veggie burger or salad or just awesome fruit drinks, etc. There are many different styles for different tastes. I got the blackened tempeh burger... More 

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Thank LaraD99
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place for vegans. Delicious food, self serve style in a nice setting. We were here for lunch. The food is prepared quickly.

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Thank DartmouthOxford1212
Newport Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have loved Veggie Grill for years, even before we became vegetarians. I love Papa's Portobello and sweet potato fries, and my hubby's go-to is the Thai Chikn Salad. I wish they would open a Newport Beach location!

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Thank grlgrdgate
Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Ok, so it looks like a Carls Jr inside, but it's far from it. You order at the counter and there are menuboards. But your great tasting fresh food is cooked to order and comes on a real plate. I'm not a vegan or even a vegetarian, so I stick to the real vegetable items on the menu intead of... More 

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Thank LesliF
California City, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My sister was the one who suggested that we eat at Veggie Grill because she always enjoys trying something new (she's from LA so she knows other Veggie Grill locations and got me to try it). I ordered one of the burgers because that's my go to when I enter a new restaurant and I was pretty pleased with how... More 

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Thank Tori Y
Bakersfield, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

If you are a fan of orange "chicken" you must try crispy cauliflower. It is a starter but order and enjoy as entree. Street corn is good too as is "chicken" tortilla soup. Most things here are tasty.

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Thank yellowfrog777
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Wish there were more places like this for those wanting good vegetarian/vegan food. The servings are decent size and the large menu has lots of delicious items to choose from. We liked most of what we ordered, although no one in our group liked the Harvest Bowl, which was a new item. It just was not flavored well at all.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4213 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: (949) 509-0003

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Contemporary

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?