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Herbivore since '94!

Our Story

Our Story

Native Foods was founded in 1994 in Palm Springs, and has been on a mission to inspire the way the world eats ever since!

What do we mean by that? Well, we believe that creating AB-SO-LUTELY craveable and delicious food, compassion for animal welfare, and environmentally sustainable practices should go hand in hand, and that high-quality, made-from-scratch food can come at reasonable prices. 


It may be hard to believe when you look at our juicy gourmet burgers or the scrumptious sandwiches... but no, we NEVER use animal products of any kind! Our food is homemade with ingredients that are often bought locally or brought in from sustainable suppliers, non-GMO, and organic whenever possible.


So, if you're looking for a welcoming and comfortable place to enjoy your favorite comfort foods with a modern, plant-based twist, then you've come to the right place! Click on "places" to find a location near you, or have a look at our menu HERE!


Core Values

Native means 100% plant-based meals that explode with flavor and are changing the way the world eats! Who knew plants could be so rad? Our chef-crafted recipes are prepared fresh every day, right in the store…by fairies. Ok, we lied about the fairies.

fabulous guest experience from the moment you walk through our doors to the moment you’re on your way.

Tasty favorites with a modern twist. We take your all-time-favorite dishes and put a modern, plant-based twist on them.

Invested in serving organic whenever possible. We only use organic soy beans and corn - that’s a must.

Vegan dishes that are so unique and delicious you can’t wait to tell your friends and family about them.

Eco-friendly of course! We’re committed to sustainability the moment we start building a new restaurant. We’ve built LEED certified stores, use biodegradable and recyclable packaging, and furnish with eco-friendly fixtures, that include repurposed cardboard boxes, and hand-crafted community tables out of reclaimed Oak trees.


Compassionate Means Sustainable

Our food is entirely plant-based and compassionate which, by nature, means sustainable and earth-friendly.


Thought Behind Our Ingredients

We make all of our meals in house fresh ingredients that are organic whenever possible and include non‑GMO corn and soy.


What’s on the Inside Counts

When building our new stores we are always LEED compliant and energy efficient. Our lighting fixtures are made from reused cardboard and our tables from reclaimed Oak trees.


To-Go Friendly Too

Our packaging is recyclable or compostable. Do your part by always recycling and composting!

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