Plant Power Fast Food – SDSU

American, Baked Goods, Burgers, Desserts, Fast Food, Salads

5842 Hardy Avenue
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 542-9393
  • Monday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sunday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Reviews 4.6/5

Vivian P 5/5

Can y’all bring this to the east coast 😫 so good! Wish we had time to try more of the sandwich options. Definitely better than most vegan fast casual/fast food I’ve tried

Lily Kindgren 5/5

Really good vegan ‘fast food’. As a meat eater I can barely tell the difference. As for the vegan cheese and sauces I’m allergic to dairy and egg so I couldn’t tell ya lol. Great oat milk shakes!

Jennifer Justice 2/5

So I was looking for a vegan burger place or something as close to healthy as I could get and this place was a suggestion. I was craving a burger and fries and decided to check it out. BE WARNED ⚠️ The parking here is little to non-existent ⚠️ I litterly mean they rent out a spot in an apartment building complex and have one spot you can park in for only 10 min. I had parking guy tell me I had to park down the way and walk up but it was only 15 min parking and there was a parking garage but for SDSU students it looked like. Oh yah also there are so many people walking around as it is located in with the SDSU college! I drove around what felt like the entire campus. I was apparently going down a one way that I had no idea and then got myself going down roads I didn’t think I should be. I was so stressed to the point of tears and called the place and asked where I should park because I was going to give up. I got there and ordered. The staff is very nice. The food.....not so much. Definitely a miss. The presentation was terrible as you can see. The fries were so salty and greasy because they are so small ot was pretty much all grease. I got a kombucha float that has icecream in it. After sadly ordering it I realized I should have it due to health reasons. When my order came up I giggled and shyly explained I shouldn’t have this drink and didn’t realize that until after. She laughed and said "well atleast you can eat the icecream". I wasn’t offered anything else but it’s my fault for not remember what I should and shouldn’t have. Also another thing ⚠️ don’t get the kombucha float unless you can drink it right away! The ice cream is sickening sweet on it own. Again I couldn’t drink the kombucha and was just taking it home. The kombucha was litterly pushing the icecream out of the cup and I had to pull over at one point to scrape off the top! I was so upset I just wanted to throw it out of my car but I dont condone littering. I am giving two stars as I believe they are onto something with a vegan sandwich place but the quality and prices (I paid 24 for my drink, sandwich and fries) are just not at all worth it when there are other places that I think are just better overall. I can see this place only being good for the people going to school there as it is convenient for them but not outside patrons. The whole experience was terrible. The burger tasted ok. I won’t be going back though.

Sarah Conway Schnurr 4/5

Honestly, the menu options are fantastic!! Love the variety of classics, especially the Big Zac, and yummy spruced up options like the Western or Holy Guacamole. The iconic and regular fries and the milkshakes are fantastic. Vegan cheesecakes, brownies, and cookies are available for desserts as well as floats and soft serve ice cream! The sodas are cane sugar variants that are naturally made. There are cute free stickers by the register too.

The staff are college students for the most part so there are issues with missing or incorrect items pretty often - just be sure to check your order before you leave. The food is also usually pretty light on the sauce compared to other locations. They handle errors really well and have always been very friendly here. Their onion rings are delicious but you only get 2 small ones for $1.50 - unsure if that was an error as we’ve only tried the rings once.

Other locations we’ve been to have had a much better experience with the quality and accuracy of food delivered consistently.

Parking is almost nonexistent, just one parking space outside!

Christine Accardi 5/5

Tried this place when visiting San Diego on vacation and I really wish we had one in NJ! I had a burger and animal style fries along with a chocolate milkshake. Everything was so good. I ended up going back to a different location the day we flew back but ended up with a stomach ache and on the toilet for ages lmao. It is fast food after all. I wouldn’t recommend having burger, fries, and milkshake all at once

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