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Evolution

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2965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
+1 619-550-1818
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“vegan burger” (6 reviews)
“tacos” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Fast Food, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for fast, vegan, healthy and tasty this is your place. Not 3 minutes after I made the order it was ready and it tasted amazing. I have no negative points for this place. I recommend it for a lunch or dinner...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a vegan lover but my family convinced me to try. I had a great milkshake and sweet potato fries. My wrap was faux meat with French fries in the wrap. It was OK but not to my liking

Thank Simon R
Reviewed April 29, 2017

There is very little parking in the neighborhood, the parking lot holds about five cars, but there is a drive-through that seems pretty busy. The food is kind of what you would expect - sandwiches, wraps, fries - but vegan, and they have gluten-free options....More

Thank GeorgeReis
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

I know I'm not the first to say this but I was incredibly disappointed in how misleading this restaurant was. Everyone was nice and the food tasted good. Our 9 year old, however, was expecting an all beef patty on his burger. The menu even...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Traveling through San Diego with family members who are vegan, we were "forced" toto eat vegan food. After a wonderful lunch at Evolution, you can demand that I eat that food any day of the week! Friendly service, reasonable pricing and delicious vegan fare! We...More

Thank Melissabk59
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

First time here. Hubs had the mushroom Swiss burger which was seriously to die for! Sooo good. The "cheese" was creamy and delicious. I had the carne burrito. Really good flavors and spice. I didn't much car for the French fries that were inside it...More

Thank Wonderlustlawyer
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

I love this place. This is a really good vegan place! It's convenient, and tasty! I love the buffalo chicken tenders. I also am alway pleased with the smoothies! They are always fresh and tasty.

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

My family often says I've never met a meat I didn't like. For the sake of efficiency and family unity, I went with my teen to Evolution while on a college trip to San Diego. My spouse went for the mushroom swiss tempeh burger, my...More

Thank Aletta S
A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

It's difficult to find a good restaurant when you travel. ..this place was outstanding delicious food all vegan...how did they get that chicken substitute to taste like chicken and the fish tacos wow...but it wasn't fish

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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

This place looks like it was built into an old gas station. The seating is 99% outside and the service is slow- but that's a good thing. They make everything to order and it's worth the wait. For my dollar Evolution is the best vegetarian...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-550-1818
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