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vegan restaurants in Chicago

Hilary’s Cookies

Delicious vegan cookies on N. Lincoln Ave in Chicago! Not all the cookies are vegan so make sure to ask.

Loving Heart

Not to be confused with “LOVING HUT”.  Great vegan wraps and more.  Friendly service. A must try.

Upton’s Breakroom

Small “breakroom” connected to their factory. Great Seitan sandwiches and sides with a few desserts.  

Vegetarian Express

Good vegan food, smoothies and more. Moderate prices.

Chicago Raw

Completely Raw menu. Delicious. Tucked inside the awesome Chicago French Market. Also have a 2nd location on Huron. A must try!

Quesadilla La Reyna del Sur

Fantastic vegan burritos and more!!

Karyn’s Cooked

Karyn’s cooked has the best vegan pizza in the city! She has 3 locations. Karyn’s on Green, Karyn’s Raw and Karyn’s Cooked. She’s an awesome person!!

Loving Hut

Great food and reasonably priced.  Vegan restaurant chain with locations all over the world. Note: Loving Hut is a 100% vegan restaurant. Check out this photo of their super yummy vegan cheesecake!

Native Foods Cafe

3 locations in Chicago. Love the food.  They have 2 other locations in Chicago, one in Wicker Park and one in Lakeview. Note: The ENTIRE restaurant is vegan – even the mayo!

Arya Bhavan

Vegan Indian brunch on weekends! Delicious food. Editor’s note: Almost the ENTIRE menu is vegan! Thanks so much for telling us about this restaurant. We can’t wait to try this restaurant the next time we are in Chicago!

Urban Vegan

Great vegan Thai food. Editor’s note: this restaurant has 5-star reviews on Yelp… we want to try it!


Vegan Korean – it’s amazing – so flavorful and satisfying!

Native Foods Cafe

The Native Foods Cafe brand is a chain of restaurants dedicated to bringing healthy, organic, vegan foods to everyone. Their 10 locations, mostly on the West Coast and Chicago, create and serve chef-crafted, vegan, fresh foods every day of the week. We love restaurant chains that offer consistently fresh and delicious vegan food. Thanks Native Foods!

The Chicago Diner

The Chicago Diner is a vegan/vegetarian diner. Their slogan is, “Meat-free since 1983.” The fact that this restaurant has been around since 1983 speaks for itself. The food here is spectacular! I love comfort foods, and that’s what the Chicago Diner offers: great vegan comfort foods. The service was prompt and friendly, the menu was pretty extensive, and the food was remarkable. If you are ever in Chicago, this is a vegan destination spot!

Signature Room on the 95th

I am an omnivore with an extremely broad palate. However, when I saw the dinner menu, I picked the vegan option “Tofu and Truffles with roasted mushrooms and greens; Black Winter truffle broth.” It was so delicious!!!!!