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2965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
+1 619-550-1818
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  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Fast Food, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2965 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Smaller little take-out style cafe with a number of table outside. The food was right up my alley being all vegetarian and or vegan. The food was very tasty and serving size was decent for lunch. I really enjoyed my meal and would go again...More

Thank Rh1961
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited Evolution for the first time a couple of days ago and loved it there. Very friendly staff and great tasting, nourishing food. I had the mushroom Swiss burger with a freshly made carrot and ginger juice 😋

Thank Ryan J
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Just walk up to the counter, order, eat outside or take your food with you. Great selection of vegan food and healthy drinks. I had the special of the day, which was delicious. Staff is patient and helpful. They forgot one item and when told,...More

Thank Anyark1
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Just getting into evolution was a pain. Disrespectful natives with cat calls at my children, dirty, nasty place not made for teen age girls. Pushy natives that dont take no for an answer was a little much to deal with. Leaving was a two and...More

1  Thank kakin810
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Newly vegan I was starving for a good, fast, reliable place near home when I don't feel like cooking. The "chicken" sandwich was yummy and you can even get it on a gluten free bun. The selection was nice and I'm looking forward to trying...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Not good. Bun dry. Meat had no flavor. Pricey for the taste. Maybe they were having an off day. Wife had same comment about her Evo.

1  Thank Rob H
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We got the evo burger with tempeh and the evo chick'n burger and the mystic monk shake-- tip-- if you don't want the shake too sweet, opt for without agave.. the banana makes the shake sweet enough. Great place, definitely returning!

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Reviewed June 20, 2017 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 May 27, 2017 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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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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