Vegan Friendly Restaurants in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just searching for plant-based dining options, it's nice to have personal recommendations. That's why HappyCow has created this list, featuring the 10 best vegan restaurants in Chicago, IL, as determined by the highest scores calculated from HappyCow community member reviews. Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
Walnut shrimp  at Alice & Friends' Vegan Kitchen in Chicago

5812 N Broadway, Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan, American, Chinese, Organic, Delivery, Take-out, Asian, Bakery, Catering

Vegan kitchen established since the mid-2000s. Makes a variety of Chinese and Asian style dishes as well as American fare like burgers and fries. The dessert case features a selection of cakes. At one point had converted to Loving Hut but reverted back to its original name in 2015/6. Now accepting reservations with Yelp.

Soul Bowl was delicious  #Veganuary at The Chicago Diner - Lakeview in Chicago

3411 N Halsted, Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Bakery, Catering

Providing all vegetarian and mostly vegan American comfort food for brunch and dinner with organic beers and wine, margaritas, vegan bakery, and desserts. Meat free since 1983. Patio seating available. Confirmed open May 2020.

Noodle Soup.  at Amitabul in Chicago

6207 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan, Delivery, Take-out, Asian, Korean

Vegan restaurant offering buddhist Korean cuisine menu with dishes like savory pancake, rice noodle soups, dumplings, kimchi, and its signature Dr. K's soup. For dessert, there's ginger tea with ice cream and maple cookies.

Supreme nachos with soyrizo added!! at Healthy Substance in Chicago

6852 W Archer Ave (at New England Ave), Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Bakery, Catering, Latin

Latin restaurant offering traditional dishes that Includes vegan tamales, vegan sandwiches as well as vegan desserts. Confirmed open May 2020.

Bahn Mi sandwich at Liberation Kitchen in Chicago

2054 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan, American, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Catering

Vegan cafe est. 2013 by Upton's Naturals. Menu features vegan comfort foods like fried bacon mac, croissant sandwiches and Chicago-style hot dogs, plus a full ice cream menu, vegan donuts, and items from other Chicago vegan businesses available in the cooler. Dog-friendly patio. Donuts available earlier on weekends starting at 9am Fri-Sun.

 at Penelope’s Vegan Taqueria in Chicago

230 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Catering

An all-vegan Mexican restaurant serves a large variety of dishes and beverages.

Low Country Bowl.  Buffalo Seitan, vegan mac and cheese and garlic broccoli
 at Plant Junkie Chicago in Chicago

15 W Washington St (at Urban Space Foodhall), Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan, American, International, Fast food

Offers plant-based comfort food, including sandwiches, bowls, and a few vegan baked goods. Counter service establishment located inside the Loop Urbanspace food hall.

The Italian V is the best vegan sandwich, smoking, that I ever tasted  at Soul Veg City in Chicago

203 E 75th St, Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out

Serves comfort soul food that is vegan. Menu varies and might include lasagna, mac-n-cheese, and corn bread, desserts, and others. Brunch on Sunday. The Eternity Juice Bar is owned by the same people, and sells juices, elixirs, sandwiches, deli-style salads, and a few vegan groceries. Black-owned.

Orange Tofu  at Veggie House  in Chicago

2109A S China Pl, Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Asian

Asian vegetarian restaurant est. 2020 the inner court of Chinatown Square Plaza, on the northwest corner of South Wentworth Avenue and South Archer Avenue in Chicago. Menu is mostly vegan, offering dumplings, soup, salads, noodles and rice dishes. Serves juices and desserts.

The taro cake is really good! at Vegan Plate in Chicago

1550 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, Illinois



Categories: Vegan, Thai, Delivery, Take-out

A vegan restaurant that serves Thai food. Opened summer 2012 as Urban Vegan and changed name in 2015.

So that's our list of the very best vegan food that Chicago, IL has to offer. We hope that you enjoy your dining experience.

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