All vegan as of Feb 2014. Features a daily changing menu using vegan, seasonal ingredients. Be prepared for "college ambiance," as the restaurant is located in the basement of a moldering old church building on campus. Popular all-you-can-eat dinner Monday 5:30-7:30pm at $5 per person includes soup, 2 main course items, and dessert (feel free to bring your own tupperware for easy take-out). Laid back and comfortable atmosphere. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan, Organic, American, International, Buffet, Take-out
1209 W Oregon St (Mathews, downstairs)
Urbana, Illinois 61801
217-367-2340

Open Mon-Fri 11am-3pm. Fri-Sat 6pm-9pm. Limited hours, call ahead to verify.

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First Review by RonCann
RonCann
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  • mostly-vegetarian

Funky but chic

4 Posted on 09 / 19 / 2012

The Red Herring has been serving vegetarian food since 1976. The building it is housed in is a 100+ year old Unitarian church arts & crafts building on the national registry of historic buildings. It is a non-profit organization.

The food is lacto-ovo with many vegan options. Expertly prepared by hand every day from as many local ingredients as are seasonally available. They are now serving dinner on Friday and Saturday from 6-9PM as well as lunches from 11Am-3PM. The second Saturday of every month is a special chef's table dinner utilizing ingredients purchased that day from the local farmer's market almost entirely.

Pros: made from scratch , local food, very affordable
Cons: service can be slow at peak lunch time

 

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