1521 Griffith Park Blvd, Silver Lake, CA | Directions 9002634.090561 -118.277080
beautiful cooked food, really great staff, favorite raw restaurant, delicious chocolate ice cream, delicious everything, super friendly service, enjoyed meal
Don't expect to be full. I think I have eaten at every raw restaurant in L.A. Cru is one of the most charming and tasty of them, but I found the prices and portions to be uneven. The plates are visually stunning in the fashion of a fancy French restaurant and the flavors are subtle, but full. My main complaint is that as a vegetarian, I need to eat just a little more to feel satisfied. It works to put a tiny piece of meat on a plate surrounded by some dapple of sauce, but when it's vegetables, one feels starved in about 10 minutes with those portions. I spent $47.00 (for two tip included) and had to go home and eat later. I'm not a pig, but these meals, as tasty as they are just don't satisfy the way that the ones at Leaf, another raw place do (for much less money
For the chocolate lovers!!!. I was in Silver Lake in business and the wheather got bad, so I went into Cru for a coffee. Have you ever had healthy coffee? It tastes just as good or better than a great cup of regular coffee. I asked for a tasty suggestion and the chef said I should try their chocolate cake. I'm not a vegan so I hesitated, but after a brief description of how it's made and how good it is for you, I figured I might as well satisfy my craving and not feel guilty about breaking my New Year's resolution. When she brought it to the table accompanied by a delicious scoop of chocolate ice cream, it smelled and looked sooo delicious! It tasted even better! and healthy for me as well?! SoI decided to become a dessert-vegan. I can eat delicious cake and chocolate ice cream and feel great! THIS IS A MUST TRY IF YOU'RE EVER IN SILVER LAKE!!!
good raw vegan spot in silverlake. For a saturday lunch, we stopped at Flore Vegan only to realize that they are closed from 1-3. We went down the street to Cru and had a great experience. All dishes served at this establishment are raw and the two dishes we tried were delicious. The greek kafta was similar to falafel and was served with a tasty tzatzki sauce. Their miso ravioli was very satisfying, and the cashew cheese tasted a lot like ricotta. Try the ginger peach iced tea - very refreshing!
SO GOOD!. This place is the best raw restaurant. The service is super friendly and everything on the menu is delicious.
Chic Silverlake vegan spot brings a sophisticated Asian-Med twist to raw cuisine..
Huge black and white photos of Beduin tribesmen and Asian wood carvings adorn earth-toned walls, illuminated by romantic Venetian glass lamps. Polished wooden tables host Silverlake slackers and Eastside hipsters chatting over Brazilian jazz as they nosh on haute raw organic cuisine. Dishes include a cashew cheese and fig pate, Tunisian beet salad, shitake mushroom ravioli with white miso cream sauce, and spicy sunflower seed pad thai with rutabega noodles.
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