VBR Foodie Rave: Gracias Madre

July 23, 2014By 8 Comments

I grew up in El Paso, Texas, so I luuuuuurve me some tasty-ass Mexican food! Unfortunately, Mexican food is a bit tricky to find vegan-style (oftentimes there’s lard in the chips, chicken broth in the rice, etc.). I’m super grateful to live in the Bay Area where we’ve got TWO fantastic 100% vegan Mexican restaurants, Flacos in Berkekley and Gracias Madre in S.F.!

Today, I wanna focus on Gracias Madre… I’m gonna let these photos speak for themselves, but lemme just quickly say that errthang was HELLLLA tasty!!).

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PAPAS AL HORNO – Potatoes with cashew cheese

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QUESADILLAS DE CAMOTE – Sweet potato and caramelized onions folded into tortillas with cashew nacho cheese and pumpkin seed salsa

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ENCHILADAS CON MOLE – Spicy mole enchiladas topped with mushrooms and cashew cheese, served with sautéed greens and beans

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TACOS – Three corn tortillas topped with seasonal veggies and cashew cheese, served with beans

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Vegan FLAN!

Have you been to Gracias Madre? What’s your favorite thing to order?

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  1. Sarah says:

    Lard in the chips!? This is news to me. Thank-you. Dem tacos look delicious!

  2. Daisy B. says:

    I’m from/live in El Paso, TX. I’m so jealous of all the amazing vegan restaurants you have put there!

  3. Kirti says:

    Going to SF in a few days, will have to try it!

  4. Brandi says:

    Try the flautas! Those were my favorite. Drooool. I was kickin’ it at the LA Gracias Madre, but I’m assuming the menus are the same.

  5. sinajo says:

    Hey friend! If you ever make it to Tucson (which I call a slightly better version of El Paso), there are some amazing vegan-friendly Mexican restaurants!

  6. Angie says:

    YUM! I have been there once and loved those quesadillas! They have great margaritas, too.

  7. Icequeen81 says:

    Looks yummy

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