The Best Vegan Bakeries in San Diego

The Best Vegan Bakeries in San Diego

From donuts to bread, cakes to cookies, we’ve rounded up the best vegan bakeries and dessert shops in San Diego. Scroll down to find a shop near you or choose an online bakery and have their delicious desserts delivered right to your doorstep!

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There are more than a baker’s dozen vegan bakeries in San Diego – both brick and mortar and online! Here’s our list of the best plant-based, vegan bakeries in San Diego County – give them all a try:

San Diego Vegan Bakeries + Desserts

Hazel + Jade Bakery (Hillcrest)

Everything at Hazel + Jade Bakery is vegan, even down to the sugar, which is bone-char free. Their extensive menu includes pastries, cookies, cinnamon rolls, holiday pies and order-ahead birthday, wedding and special occasion cakes.

Hazel + Jade Bakery, 3852 Fourth Ave., Ste 100, San Diego

Kula Ice Cream (Sorrento Valley)

Kula Ice Cream is San Diego’s first gluten-free, vegan ice cream shop with a wide range of delicious flavors. You can even order custom ice cream cakes with layers of ice cream or gluten-free, vegan-free cake and ice cream for your next celebration. They also have a new line of gluten-free, vegan ice cream sandwiches — a perfect treat for the summer or any time.

Kula Ice Cream, 9883 Pacific Heights Blvd, Suite F, San Diego

Maya’s Cookies (Mission Valley + San Marcos)

Known as America’s #1 Black-owned gourmet vegan cookie company, Maya’s Cookies storefronts in Mission Valley and San Marcos features freshly baked cookies and local artisan products for purchase. You can also order Maya’s Cookies online and ship anywhere in the U.S.

Maya’s Cookies, 4760 Mission Gorge Place, Suite G, San Diego |  250 N. City Dr. #8, San Marcos

Maya Moon Collective (Normal Heights)

San Diego’s first cacao cafe and community collective, Maya Moon Collective offers custom-made dessert orders featuring raw cacao sweetened with natural ingredients like honey, maple syrup and agave. All dessert items are gluten-free and their ceremonial drinking cacao is also 100% vegan.

Maya Moon Collective, 3349 Adams Ave., San Diego

Plantiful Kitchen

All of the baked goodies from Carlsbad-based Plantiful Kitchen are vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free. Plantiful’s Sesame Seed Bread is also keto and paleo-friendly, very hearty and filling! Other baked goods include vegan Ferrero truffles, holiday bread and vegan cookies.

Visit: Plantiful Kitchen

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SPLIT Bakehouse (La Mesa)

SPLIT Bakehouse started as a wholesale bakery in 2018 and opened its first storefront in early 2021. Popular SPLIT bakery items range from pastries to croissants, muffins and cookies, plus whole “cheezecakes”.

SPLIT Bakehouse, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr. #219, La Mesa

Starry Lane Bakery (Hillcrest)

Starry Lane is a dedicated top 10 allergen-free bakery, which means there is no gluten, eggs, dairy, soy, nuts in any of their bakery goods. You can order many holiday sides in advance like stuffing, rolls, pies and desserts, along with custom cakes, cupcakes, pies, pastries and breads.

Starry Lane Bakery, 3925 4th Ave, San Diego

Peace Pies (OB)

Peace Pies is a live and raw food restaurant in Ocean Beach. All menu items are gluten-free and soy-free. You can pick up fresh desserts daily like Coconut Cream Pie, bars and brownies and “Conscious Cheesecake”.

Peace Pies, 4230 Voltaire St., San Diego

Trilogy Sanctuary (La Jolla)

Stop into this healthy haven for a slice of raw carrot cake or vegan, gluten-free ice cream cookie sandwich, or order ahead for a dozen organic and vegan cookies, muffins or brownie bites.

Trilogy Sanctuary, 7650 Girard Avenue, 3rd Floor and Rooftop, La Jolla

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San Diego Online Vegan Bakeries + Desserts

Blackbird’s Cookies

Looking for a unique party favor, wedding favor gift or a fun dessert for your next celebration? Order custom-decorated, vegan sugar cookies from Blackbird’s Cookies! You can order a portrait cookie of yourself, your dog, friends + family or a beloved movie character like Jack Sparrow. Blackbird’s Cookies are shipped across the U.S. or you can arrange for local pickup.

Visit: Blackbird’s Cookies

Grammy’s Bakeshop

Order freshly-baked vegan cookies and delicious vegan breads (gluten-free versions also available), and “Grammy” will drop them off on your doorstep (for free!) every Friday afternoon within a 20 mile radius of El Cajon. Grammy’s Bakeshop is also at the weekly Santee Farmers Market on Wednesdays and at events all over the County.

Visit: Grammy’s Bakeshop

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Snopel’s Inspired Bakeshop

Snopel’s specializes in traditional, classic sweets and desserts with 100% vegan ingredients. Popular items are vegan cupcakes with signature buttercream, bundt cakes, banana bread, brownies and fruit tarts.

Visit: Snopel’s 

Sweets By Victoria

Sweets By Victoria has a diverse offering of organic vegan baked goods to enjoy everyday or for a special occasion. From Cardamom Pistachio Rose Babka to Kale Cheddar Savory Scones, Cheesecake Bars to Baked Donuts, there is a perfect treat to suit your savory tastes or sweet tooth. Plus, seasonal pastry boxes are available to order for pick-up or delivery.

Visit: Sweets By Victoria

Tracy’s REAL Foods

Tracy, a former software engineer turned baker, bakes up delicious plant-based baked goods for fans all over San Diego. Fan favorites are Tracy’s gluten-free, vegan cookies, buckwheat-based crackers and granola, and pumpkin oat muffins.

Visit: Tracy’s REAL Foods

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