7 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
525 Dempster St, Evanston, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Western, Juice bar, Bakery, Catering
Certified green restaurant, opened since 1979. Sit-down dining, self-service cafe, and bakery. Prices moderate to expensive; dinner prices are higher. Mostly vegetarian. NOTE: Reported to use cheese made with animal rennet.
707 Church St, Evanston, Illinois
Cuisine: Ovo, American, Chinese, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan 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.
2424 Dempster, Evanston, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Delivery, Take-out, Afghan, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Afghan cuisine. Meat heavy but also has a veggie platter, salads, and soups. Complimentary bread served with your meal. Nice, simple Afghan decor and white table cloth. Relocated from Skokie.
1622 Orrington Ave, Evanston, Illinois
Cuisine: Thai, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Urban Thai cuisine. Menu changes from time to time and might include vegan dishes such as: charred eggplant and tomato with spicy tamarind, stuffed cabbage medallions vegetarian scallop (mushroom) with chili jam.
500 Davis St Ste 102, Evanston, Illinois
Cuisine: Chinese, Indian, Take-out, Asian, Indo-Chinese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Indo-Chinese restaurant. Many of the vegetarian dishes are vegan by default. Offers standards such as dry cooked tofu, chili baby corn, and vegetable manchurian.
1125 Emerson St, Evanston, Illinois
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai food. Could specify for your order to be without egg, fish/oyster sauce, and use tofu in place of meat. Staff will accommodate.
1634 Orrington Ave, Evanston, Illinois
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Fast food, Take-out, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Asian sandwiches and more, some of which can be made vegan. Offers Upton's brand seitan on the vegan versions. A few salads are vegan.
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