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Souley Vegan

#105 of 1,051 Restaurants in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
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301 Broadway, Oakland, CA
+1 510-922-1615
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Alturas, California
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was excited to visit this vegan restaurant I had heard about, but my first impression was, "who turned out the lights?" We sat in a corner that literally had no light fixture anywhere near it. This led to problems like my husband mistaking the hot sauce container for a ketchup container, with unfortunate results for his fries. The food... More 

Thank Kathleen F
Castro Valley, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

When you arrive you order at the front, are asked to pre-pay the tip, and sit with a number and wait for them to deliver food. Very chaotic and the servers were very confused. Multiple servers came by asking what we were missing as our 7 meals started trickling out of the kitchen. An hour after our first food came,... More 

Thank cyndloohoo
Hollister, California
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Such good food I had the macaroni and cheese with yams and lentils. The hands were so tasty and the fact that they melted in my mouth melted my heart. I would recommend this to even non-vegetarian friends

Thank AmyJune H
San Francisco, California
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We live in San Francisco and when we think of Oakland, unconsciously include a Souley Vegan pitstop chow-down. Veganism and Soul food – what an amazing concept! And they execute it let me tell you. When we go there we always get multiple dishes. They even have a sampler you can order to make it easy; their macaroni and cheese... More 

Thank Khash C
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I have visited San Francisco frequently but had never been to Oakland. This place caught my attention for its unique fare, and I wasn't disappointed at all. Cajun vegan served in an awesome setting, with great retro pictures on the walls and an eclectic crowd. The food is very affordable and tasted great. The selection of beers and drinks (full... More 

Thank Alan B
San Francisco, California
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

I was sooo excited when they opened because I've had vegan soul food in Chicago several times that I absolutely loved Was really disappointed with souley vegan & I gave them two chances. Hard, fried, not flavorful, just didn't seem like they knew what they were doing. Vegan soul food for hipsters that don't know any better

Thank Faina G
Oakland, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Love the food and the vibe here. Been many times. The vegan mac & cheese rocks, and the desserts are wonderful. My only suggestion would be to marinate the tofu for the fried chick-un to give it a bit more flavor.

Thank StephTOak
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

My daughter is the only vegetarian in our family but we all LOVE Souley Vegan! The chicken and waffles are by far the best thing I've had there, but to be fair I haven't tried everything. The seiten patty is delicious with a good texture. I don't think you'd mistake it for chicken but its great tasting. The waffle is... More 

Thank Jen R
Phoenix, Arizona
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

I only got a chocolate cupcake, lemon cake and their house made lemonade. The desserts were very sweet, the lemonade was good, but I heard lots of good things about this place, I will try their main dishes next time.

Thank ingine
Alameda, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

My favorite Oakland restaurant for anytime not-too-pricey lunch or dinner. Even my carnivore friends have found the food delicious.

Thank RMSmiler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Broadway, Oakland, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-922-1615
amazing Vegan food for those who miss meat!!
Souly vegan is an amazing restaurant with an amazing story! You MUST go to there web sight & check them out. Great collard greens, amazing no meat chicken & free oranges wail you wait. I am a vegetarian who used to love a good meaty sandwich & this place makes me forget all about my old habits. The first time I eat the chicken sandwich I knew going vegetarian wasn’t going to be as hard as I thought, as long as souly vegan is open!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?