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Evolution Fast Food

2949 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
619-550-1818
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Ranked #322 of 4,093 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Vegan, Vegetarian, Fast Food
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Presenting a healthy alternative to typical fast food: Evolution Fast Food in San Diego features an extensive eat-in menu and a drive-thru dishing out fresh, delicious vegan cuisine daily! Evolution Fast Food is the only drive-thru restaurant in San Diego offering a healthy, delicious, vegetarian & vegan menu.
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Denver, Colorado
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217 reviews 217 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The chocolate cookie was fudge and great! The vegetarian chicken wrap was tasty, and a good size for a light lunch. They keep a grab-and-go refrigerated unit stocked, and you can drive up and order. Friendly place for pretty good vegetarian food.

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

They have a drive through, and carry delicious menu items such as vegan cheeseburgers, chili cheese fries.. and even feature a raw burger and raw tacos. I come here all the time because I love the food so much. I think I'm in love <3 lol It's a great place to go for people trying to eat healthier and those... More 

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Atascadero, California
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280 reviews 280 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This place is pretty incredible I mean really incredible. Fresh fresh fresh and good good good. Its small and they have all sorts of things packaged up and ready to grab and run. They're happy to make up something for you immediately. They got to drive through. And I got to say my vegan friends who were with me we're... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was in San Diego for three days and ate here three times. It would have been 4 times but Google listed their closing hours wrong (!!!). (They close at 8pm in the winter). I had the buffalo sandwich each time but the strawberry shake, cookies, raw tacos, and friends were all good too. I hope they expand as fast... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Over the past year, my husband and I have become vegan and it has been hard to find a good restaurant that actually caters specifically to vegans in San Diego. First impression is that it could use a serious remodel. When you walk in, they have a small area of bar seating along the windows and two refrigerated cases with... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

As an attendee at the Gerson Institute, I was reffered to this place for 'delicious vegan fast food'. They deliver....Odd location-drive through/take away/patio seating. But food was GREAT. I ordered the EVO burger with a black bean patty and was pleasantly surprised. I would eat a burger like this every time if I could find them! Makes vegan eating easy... More 

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Muotathal, Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We ordered a Burger, a Wrap and Fries, service was fast and staff very nice and helpful. They have a wide variety of dishes and a lot for take away, also desserts (cakes, cookies) and many organic beverages. Everything was awesome, we liked the food so much we came back the next day. They have a nice seating area which... More 

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Ensenada, Mexico
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117 reviews 117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Who said fast food had to be unhealthy! Love Evolution couldn't live without their Sweet Potato Fries, best thing they cater to all types of dietary needs and allergies! Definitely a favorite spot!

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were in the mood for "healthy" fast food and we stumbled upon this place driving around. My husband got the black bean burger which was fantastic, and my girls got their "chicken" strips. My girls are extremely picky eaters and we didn't tell them it was vegan and they chowed down on them - saying they were the best... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

So many problems, so little time. I ordered some sweet potato fries, they were BURNT TO A CRISP and unedible. Chik'n strips, which are usually a little crispy, have been soggy and wet the last two times. Yesterday all I ordered was a shake and when they brought it out I called to them from my car- "Hey, thats me,... More 

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Additional Information about Evolution Fast Food

Address: 2949 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
Phone Number: 619-550-1818
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: American, Vegan, Vegetarian, Fast Food

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