12113 Santa Monica Blvd # 207, Los Angeles, CA | Directions 9002534.040340 -118.463813
Monday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Neighborhoods: West Los Angeles, West LA
INCONSISTENT FOOD----PETTY STAFF – This place was a big FLOP and a dissappointment----worse yet, the food was old, bitter, and spoiled( for a few minutes, I wondered if I'd be getting food poisoning).
I was dissappointed, not because I expected great things of this place to begin with, but because it's a knock-off of the MUCH better eaterie: Vegan Glory .
Alas, it was a very bad experience at this MINUS ONE STAR establishment.
I ordered the Tum yum soup and the cucumber salad.
I asked if, perhaps instead of the too-sweet dressing that the cucumber salad usually comes with, if I might have just some vinegar. The waitress( one of the family, of course), lied that it was all already mixed( I guess she figured she couldn't nickle and dime me on this one, so she just lied. For those who aren't already familiar with Asian-owned eateries: Asians are notorious NOTORIOUS for taking any and all oppurtunities to charge EXTRA for this, that, and the other, even if it's simply a substitution. They are all about the extra buck, and NEVER about the customer).
So I said okay, and just agreed.
Twenty five minutes later( the cook so obviously walked in late, with bleary eyes and a ...hangover?), the cucumber salad arrived, sweet dressing on the side( so that's what she meant by " already pre-mixed"?).
I proceeded to eat the salad, but was halted short, by the terrible bitterness. And the more I ate, the more bitter the cucumbers were!!
At the end, when she came with an artificial smile, to ask if everything was "okay", I kindly mentioned( and I made it clear), that the salad was extremely bitter.
She even immediatly nodded and and said: "Oh, yes, I know, I know."
But when she brought me the check, of course they had charged me for the BITTER, spoiled salad.
I paid the check, left a big fat zero tip, and left.
Won't be going back there.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!
Do you have a review of California Vegan on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:
The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.
To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.