Guide to Chicago Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.

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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (Viewing 46-104 of 104 Listings)

El Nuevo Mexicano

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
2914 N Clark St (at W Diversey Pkwy), Chicago, Illinois 60657
773-528-2131
Open Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-11:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Mexican, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Vegan options include chile rellenos, quesadillas, chimichangas, salads and more. Uses Upton's and Daiya cheeses. Nice comfortable atmosphere. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Ethiopian Diamond II

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
7537 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60626
773-764-2200
Open Sun-Thur 11am-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ethiopian, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Ethiopian food with a large selection of vegan entrees. Clearly marked that "all vegetarian dishes are cooked in vegetable oil and contain no eggs, butter, milk or honey." Sunday buffet at this location. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Falafel and Grill

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
1317 N Milwaukee Ave (at Paulina), Chicago, Illinois 60622
773-292-8888
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Middle Eastern, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Located in the old 7-D location across from K-Mart since fall 2011. Vegan choices include: falafel sandwich, lentil soup, spinach pie, and hummus. The decor is basic and clean. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

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Falafill

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 4 reviews
3202 N Broadway, Chicago, Illinois 60657
773-525-0052
Open Mon-Sun 11am-10pm.
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Previously all veg but no longer since winter 2012. Falafel eatery with a locations in the area. Menu includes falafel sandwiches, salads, sweet potato fries, potato fries, lentil soup, hummus, and mezze/toppings bar. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Filter

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 2 reviews
1373-75 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Ashland Ave ), Chicago, Illinois 60642
773-904-7819
Open Mon-Thu 7am-10pm, Fri-Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 8am-9pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. This coffee shop, located in hip Wicker Park, offers a variety of options for vegans and vegetarians. Daily specials, including a seitan sandwich. Vegan coffee smoothie. Inexpensive.

Flat Top Grill - Lakeview

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 4 reviews
3200 Southport Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657
773-665-8100
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Asian, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Part of chain offering Mongolian style stir fry meals. Create-your-own stir fry with choice of fresh veggies plus vegetarian protein such as seitan, faux meat, tempeh, and tofu. Most sauces are vegan and labeled. Will cook vegetarian stir fry on separate grill upon request. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Flat Top Grill - The Loop

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
30 S Wabash Ave (at The Loop), Chicago, Illinois 60602
312-726-8400
Open Mon-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10:30am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Chinese, Asian, Buffet, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Part of chain restaurant offering Mongolian stir-fry meals. The main feature is the create-your-own-stirfry bar where you choose the veggies and even faux meat (vegan except Quorn), and have it stir-fried. Most sauces are vegan, and there is a chart showing which are. Ask the staff to cook your dish separately. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

freshii - Michigan Ave

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.5 stars 3 reviews
835 N Michigan Ave (at Chestnut), Chicago, Illinois 60611
312-202-9009
Open Mon-Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 8am-8pm.
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Salad bar, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. International fast food chain restaurant where you can customize wraps, bowls, and salads. Choose from many kinds of vegetables plus there is brown rice and a grilled tofu protein option. Inexpensive.

freshii - Monroe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 3 reviews
200 W Monroe St, Chicago, Illinois 60606
312-269-0995
Open Mon-Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 8am-8pm.
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Salad bar, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. International fast food chain restaurant where you can customize wraps, bowls, and salads. Choose from many kinds of vegetables plus there is brown rice and a grilled tofu protein option. Inexpensive.

freshii - Wacker

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
311 S Wacker Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60606
312-435-0311
Open Mon Fri 7am-4:30pm
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Salad bar, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. International fast food chain restaurant where you can customize wraps, bowls, and salads. Choose from many kinds of vegetables plus there is brown rice and a grilled tofu protein option. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Fritz Pastry

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 11 reviews
1408 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois 60614
773-857-2989
Open Mon-Fri 7am-1pm, Sat-Sun 8am-2pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Bakery, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has vegan choices in soups, sandwiches, hot chocolate, coffee, and pastries like vegan donuts and cupcakes. Vegan items are not advertised, so you need to ask. No gelatin, lard, or eggs in the non-vegan stuff. Inexpensive.

Huey's Hot Dogs

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 2 reviews
1507 W Balmoral Ave (at N Clark St, in Andersonville), Chicago, Illinois 60640
773-293-4800
Open Mon-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-8pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Fast food, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has a separate menu for vegans and vegetarians which includes vegan hot dog served Chicago style or any style you want, plus burgers, chili, and salads. Inexpensive.

Irazu

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 3 reviews
1865 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647
773-252-5687
Open Mon-Sat 11:30am-9:30pm.
Cuisine: Lacto, Costa Rican, BYOB, Take-out, Catering, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Though a meaty menu, there is a small labeled vegetarian section, and you can ask to leave out cheese or dairy to make a dish vegan. Fun and fresh atmosphere. Prices cheap to moderate. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Jaipur

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
847 W Randolph St (at Peoria), Chicago, Illinois 60607
312-526-3655
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indian, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Broad, Indian menu. Plenty of vegan options. Several vegan sauces, and staff willing to work with dietary and spice restrictions. Nice atmosphere. Photos of India on the walls. Very friendly staff. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Kingsbury Street Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1523 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, Illinois 60642
312-280-1718
Open Mon-Tue 8am-3pm, Wed-Fri 8am-9pm, Sat 9 am-9pm, Sun 9am-3pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A cafe with some vegan offerings including chia seed pudding, breakfast garden tofu scramble, vegan "tuna" melt, veggie burger, and a veggie sandwich. Located directly across from Whole Foods Market. Inexpensive.

Kopi Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
5317 N Clark St (at Berwyn stop on the Red Line), Chicago, Illinois 60640
773-989-5674
Open Mon-Thur 8am-11pm, Fri 8am-12am, Sat 9am-12am, Sun 10am-11pm.
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, American, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Previously all veg and before that not. A bohemian café that has grown out of its Bohemianism. Smoothies, teas, coffee drinks. Vegan options are limited, but many lacto-ovo vegetarian choices. Has wi-fi. Also a small store of Indian exports. Location (Andersonville) is in a calm, tree-lined, charming part of Chicago. Directions: Exit at the Berwyn stop on the Red Line (Dan Ryan), walk 5 blocks west from El station to Clark St. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Los Portales Mexican

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.0 stars 1 review
1418 W Morse Ave (at Glenwood), Chicago, Illinois 60626
773-465-5221
Open Sun-Thur 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-11pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A colorful Mexican food eatery with a page on its menu listing vegetarian and vegan entrees. Tofu and seitan are offered; no vegan cheese yet. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Lyfe Kitchen - Chicago

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
413 N Clark St (at River North area), Chicago, Illinois 60654
312-836-5933
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Pizza, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Opened Nov 2013, it's the 4th location of this healthier eating concept restaurant. Offers a separate vegan menu with range of choices including flatbreads with vegan cheese, soups, salads, quinoa crunch wrap, Gardein chickn burger, mains like risotto and ravioli. Selection of refreshing beverages made with fruit and chia seeds. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

m henry

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
5707 N Clark (at W Hollywood Ave), Chicago, Illinois 60660
773-561-1600
Open Tue -Fri 7am-2:30pm, Sat-Sun 8am-3pm, closed on Mon.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, BYOB, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. This cozy restaurant/bakery offers close to 40% vegan options, including the vegan epiphany and many others. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Metropolis Coffee

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 4 reviews
1039 W Granville Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60660
773-764-0400
Open Mon-Fri 6am-8pm, Sat 6:30am-8pm, Sun 7am-8pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Edgewater/Rogers Park coffee house with an in-house food menu since early 2010. Offering sandwiches, salads, soups (in colder weather), snacks, as well as a full line of vegan pastries made by a vegan chef. Roasts coffees from around the world and works with communities to help develop and promote fair trade in the coffee industry. Free wi-fi. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

New York Deli

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
2921 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60657
773-549-3328
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has a selection of vegan choices including the chik'n parm, seitan gyro, an SLT, the John Lennon which is hummus, fresh veggies, and daiya cheese. Also has vegan desserts. Inexpensive.

Nhu Lan Saigon Subs 2

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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602 W Belmont, Chicago, Illinois 60657
778-857-6868
Open Mon, Wed-Sun 11am-9pm.
Cuisine: Vietnamese, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Little Vietnamese eatery offering primarily sandwiches/subs alongside bubble teas and smoothies. Has a few vegan subs including a ginger tofu, lemongrass tofu, vegan ham, plus spring rolls. Makes its own bread. Two locations in the city. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Parts and Labor

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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2700 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647
773-360-7840
Open Sun-Fri 4pm-2am, Sat 4pm-3am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A vegan double cheeseburger made with a black bean patty, Daiya, and Vegenaise is offered as a $10 deal. It also comes with a side and either a shot or a beer for that price. A progressive hip open air bar with large tables and some communal sitting areas. Very industrial interior with a comfy feel. Free wi-fi. If you use the ATM on site, you get a free shot when you show them your receipt. Free parking in back. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Pick Me Up Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 19 reviews
3408 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60657
773-248-6613
Open until 3am on weeknights and 24 hours during the weekends.
Cuisine: American, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has vegan french toast, tofu scramble, vegan cakes, vegan shakes and coffees, vegan pancakes, veggie burgers, and more. NOTE: ask if fried items are fried in separate oil from meats or not. Inexpensive.

Ras Dashen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 5 reviews
5844 N Broadway (at Ardmore), Chicago, Illinois 60660
773-506-9601
Cuisine: Ethiopian, African, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Ethiopian food typically offers a number of spiced vegetable dishes. Live music Sunday. Atmosphere is relaxed. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Roti Mediterranean Grill

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.0 stars 1 review
200 W Randolph (at Wells), Chicago, Illinois 60606
312-332-6013
Open Mon-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 11am-4pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Catering, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Chain restaurant with multiple locations. Offers falafel and vegetables in sandwiches and bowls made to order and other vegan choices. Has gluten-free pita bread. Vegan information available on website. Locations in Chicago, Washington DC, New York, Maryland and Virginia. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Santullos Eatery

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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1943 W North Ave, Wicker Park (at Milwaukee Ave), Chicago, Illinois 60622
773-227-7960
Open Mon-Thur, Sun 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-3am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers a multitude of vegan items, including whole pizzas, sandwiches, brownies, salads. Also on Monday and Tuesday vegan pizza slices with Daiya cheese and seitan are available. Open late on Friday and Saturday. Ample seating. Free wi-fi. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

The Boiler Room

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
2210 N California Ave (at N Milwaukee Ave), Chicago, Illinois 60647
773-276-5625
Open Mon-Fri 4pm-2am, Sat 12pm-3am, Sun 12pm-2am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Could build-your-own pizza with toppings like Daiya vegan cheese and mock meats (bacon, sausage, beef crumbles, pepperoni). Different veggie slice each day; on Tuesdays it's always vegan. The building is eco-friendly in that it is fully solar powered, some seats are recycled items and the bathroom doors are made out of old subway doors. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Moderate.

Underground Wonder Bar

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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710 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60654
312-266-7761
Open Mon-Sun 5pm-3:30am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Live music venue and bar. Owner is vegan. The kitchen keeps on hand dairy-free cheese and makes breakfast-all-day food which includes a scrambled tofu, quesadilla and pizza with vegan cheese. Try the vegan reuben sandwich or the vegan Caesar salad. All desserts are vegan and 90% of products served are organic. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Vegetarian Express

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 4 reviews
3109 N Halsted (at N Clark St), Chicago, Illinois 60657
773-880-9155
Open Mon-Sun 8am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Mexican, Bakery, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. All vegetarian except for tuna fish. Extensive menu, most of which can be made vegan. All baked goods are vegan. Offers raw desserts, salads, other raw food, smoothies, fresh juices, panini sandwiches, and main entrees. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Vermilion

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.5 stars 2 reviews
10 W Hubbard St, Chicago, Illinois 60610
312-527-4060
Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Mon-Thur, Sun 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 5-11pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Latin American, Indian, Fusion, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. An upscale restaurant headed by chef Maneet Chauhan, a judge from the TV show "Chopped." Has an extensive separate vegetarian menu that can be adapted to the vegan diet upon request. You can get the vegetarian tasting menu made vegan. Expensive.

West Town Bakery and Diner

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
1916 W Chicago Ave (at N Damen Ave), Chicago, Illinois 60622
773-904-1414
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Bakery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Diner and bakery features a glass-walled kitchen where you could watch the kitchen bake. Has street-side cake building station. Diner is open til 4pm, bakery later. On the menu is a vegan sandwich, vegan pancakes and waffles, granola; also could modify a few of the vegetarian items to vegan. Prior to Aug 2012 operated as Bleeding Heart Bakery and Cafe. Inexpensive.

Yummy Yummy

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 14 reviews
2901 N Broadway (at Surf), Chicago, Illinois 60657
773-525-6677
Open Mon-Sun 12-10:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A vegetarian friendly restaurant in Chicago. Has a smoothie bar and many mock meat dishes. Formerly Szechuan Garden. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (46 Listings)

Urban Orchard

  • Health Food Store
4.0 stars 1 review
5212 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640
773-754-7235
Open Mon-Sun 8am-9pm.

A local market located in Andersonville.Offerings include local produce and locally made products. Vegan options include items from local vendors such as Upton's seitan products, Chicago Soy Dairy, cookies from Cave Girl, vegan items from Cookie Bar, etc.

W Grocer

  • Health Food Store
4.5 stars 3 reviews
2060 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647
773-697-4075
Open Mon-Thur, Sun 9am-12 midnight, Fri-Sat 9am-1am.

Stocks many vegan and vegetarian food, including vegan ice cream, several meat substitutes, juices, veganaise, tofurkey. Also a full service deli and full line of produce, mostly organic and local, sandwiches, and grocery. New location since June 2009. Located opposite Sultans Market. Accepts credit cards.

Greenheart Shop

  • Other Veg Stuff
3.5 stars 2 reviews
1714 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60614
312-264-1625
Open Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm.

Eco, fair-trade non-profit shop selling a variety of goods including recycled accessories and handbags, kitchen goods, home decor, gourmet treats, cookbooks, cruelty-free leather, boutique jewelry, and toys. Moved from 1911 W Division St summer 2013.

Peeled

  • Other Veg Stuff
  • Vegan
3.0 stars 1 review
1571 N Sheffield Ave (at Old Town), Chicago, Illinois 60647
312-266-7335
Open Mon-Sun 8am-8pm.

Lincoln Park juice bar serving cold-pressed juices, smoothies, nut milks, and wheatgrass shots made using organic, locally sourced produce. Beverages are around $7-$8 each. Menu seems to be all vegan.

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