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People who follow a vegan way of eating will be happy to find many creative restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. Pioneering restaurants like Greens by Annie Somerville proved that vegetable-based cuisine can be healthful and delicious — and the best vegan restaurants in San Francisco carry on that tradition. Gracias Madre, which is a Mexican style spin-off from the Café Gratitude brand, delights diners with favorites like sopes, chilaquiles and veggie tacos made with organic ingredients in the Mission. Meanwhile Herbivore specializes in adventurous international cuisine such as faux chicken mole, hummus and chilly chesesteak sandwiches. They have two locations in San Francisco and a new one in Berkeley that also offers cocktails. Millennium in the Union Square area is considered one of the best vegetarian/vegan restaurants in the country. It offers an expansive dining room, polished service and creative cuisine and cocktails.