Vela Cafe

Modern Mediterranean Cuisine

HOURS
Monday – Friday:  8:30 AM – 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday:  Closed

PARKING
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Pickup

Pick up your favorite dishes at our restaurant. Available until 4PM Monday - Thursday, 9PM Fridays.

Delivery

Get Vela Cafe delivered to your doorstep. Order through DoorDash or Orderspoon today.

Catering

Elevate any event with our restaurant's catering, providing delicious dishes to impress guests.

Check Out Our Salad Bar

Our salad bar offers an extensive selection of fresh, crisp greens, colorful seasonal vegetables, and an array of flavorful toppings and dressings to cater to every taste preference. With the freedom to customize your own salad creation, you are guaranteed a delightful experience that ensures a nutritious and satisfying meal for everyone.

  •   amazing food with amazing workers!! the store was quiet at around 11am on thursday. many people came in around 12 for lunch but there were plenty of seats. i got... read more

    thumb Tina L.
    11/08/2023

      Vela catered dinner for our seventeen guests. Feras delivered all the dishes right on time, and each course was beautifully presented.
    All our guests raved about the food and wanted... read more

    thumb Gail P.
    8/11/2023

      I want to quickly shout out this place! Fresh food made quickly. I've had their falafel pita and veggie breakfast burrito and was really impressed by both. If you work... read more

    thumb Alex S.
    7/07/2023
  •   came here to wait for a lyft and grab a drink and the staff was so kind!! they ran out of oatmilk for our hot chocolate and offered us the... read more

    thumb Rory S.
    5/26/2023

      Are you looking for a healthy lunch spot that serves fresh hot food and also has a salad bar right in the downtown area close to Cesar Chavez park? Well... read more

    thumb Vanessa S.
    5/26/2023

      I happened upon this place on my walk down I Street. I was really attracted to the curtain lights and the small hanging lamps so I decided to come inside... read more

    thumb Paula S.
    5/25/2023
  •   I am so happy yall are back. I know it's been a rough three years.
    We so needed you back downtown. Vela is an awesome lunch choice. My soup... read more

    thumb Wendi R.
    4/27/2023

      I miss this restaurant so much! I loved their salad bars for lunch and the vegetarian breakfast burrito. And the owner was really nice. I walk by everyday and... read more

    thumb Chelsea L.
    11/10/2022

      I frequent Vela Cafe since it is not only close to my office, but also a great lunch spot. I usually go for the wonderful salad bar (which is always... read more

    thumb Katie L.
    5/28/2020
  •   amazing food with amazing workers!! the store was quiet at around 11am on thursday. many people came in around 12 for lunch but there were plenty of seats. i got... read more

    thumb Tina L.
    11/08/2023
  •   Vela catered dinner for our seventeen guests. Feras delivered all the dishes right on time, and each course was beautifully presented.
    All our guests raved about the food and wanted... read more

    thumb Gail P.
    8/11/2023
  •   I want to quickly shout out this place! Fresh food made quickly. I've had their falafel pita and veggie breakfast burrito and was really impressed by both. If you work... read more

    thumb Alex S.
    7/07/2023
  •   came here to wait for a lyft and grab a drink and the staff was so kind!! they ran out of oatmilk for our hot chocolate and offered us the... read more

    thumb Rory S.
    5/26/2023
  •   Are you looking for a healthy lunch spot that serves fresh hot food and also has a salad bar right in the downtown area close to Cesar Chavez park? Well... read more

    thumb Vanessa S.
    5/26/2023

Our Philosophy

We’re Passionate About Food

Our mission at Vela Cafe is to continue delivering healthy and organic products to the customers that support our restaurant. We bring true Mediterranean recipes from our very own kitchen right to you every day. The delicious tastes from ‘back-home’ that fill our hearts with joy, and our bellies with comfort, are here with a revolving menu of ‘specials’ and a new hybrid menu.