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Pura Vita: The Perfect Place for Vegetarians and Vegans to Enjoy Authentic Southern Italian Cuisine

Updated: Nov 20, 2023

Los Angeles-based restaurant, Pura Vita has created a unique dining experience that has the ambiance of a New York City wine bar with a traditional menu reflecting the best of Southern Italy. They use organic, sustainable, clean, plant-based ingredients, and have many gluten-free options for both pasta and bread. This is a 100% vegan restaurant so both vegetarians and vegans will be comfortable eating here.


Pura Vita three locations: West Hollywood, Redondo Beach and Pizzeria West Hollywood. They are closed Mondays.


Fun fact

Pura Vita was the first 100% plant-based Italian restaurant and wine bar in the US when they opened in 2018!


Here are their four most popular dishes, with their photos:

  1. Carbonara Pasta

  2. Pomodoro Pasta

  3. Cesare Salad

  4. Black Magic Bianca (White) Pizza

Carbonara

Spaghetti, avocado egg and macadamia romano cream, shiitake bacon

Offers a gluten-free option

Carbonara  at Pura Vita in Redondo Beach, CA
Carbonara at Pura Vita in Redondo Beach, CA

Pomodoro

Spaghetti, tomato, basil, fresh cashew ricotta

Offers a gluten-free option

Pomodoro at Pura Vita in Redondo Beach, CA
Pomodoro at Pura Vita in Redondo Beach, CA

Cesare

Massaged Tuscan kale, roasted garbanzo, lemon almond dressing, garlic croutons, macadamia parmigiano. Offers a gluten-free option.

Cesare salad at Pura Vita Redondo Beach, CA
Cesare salad at Pura Vita Redondo Beach, CA

Black Magic

Cashew ricotta, cashew mozzarella, crimini mushroom, black truffle cream sauce, pesto and micro basil. Offers gluten-free option.

Black Magic White Pizza at Pura Vita, Los Angeles
Black Magic White Pizza at Pura Vita, Los Angeles

Here are their most popular drinks:


Margarita

Blanco tequila, fresh squeezed lime juice, agave

Spicy Margarita pictured with fresh jalapeño at Pura Vita
Spicy Margarita pictured with fresh jalapeño at Pura Vita

Wine

Querciabella Mongrana Super Tuscan wine

Super Tuscan 2019 . Querciabella “Mongrana” . Toscana Certified Organic, Biodynamic
Super Tuscan 2019 . Querciabella “Mongrana” . Toscana Certified Organic, Biodynamic

Photo credit: @roxyrockstv

Visit the restaurant's website: https://puravitalosangeles.com/menus/

 

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