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Native Foods Cafe

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1484 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9225
11:00 - 22:00
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Des Moines, Iowa
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My friend can not stop raving about the vegan mayo. I've never eaten at a vegan restaurant and I was excited to try one. After trying Native "chicken" normal chicken hasn't tasted the same. I love the fact that's they have all the ingredients on the back of the menu so you actually know what you are eating which I... More 

Thank camille g
Huntley, Illinois
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Incredible food never had better vegan selection and flavor! There is a very diverse menu and the choices are unique and delicious. I was quite impressed with how healthy & light the food is not a lot of sodium but great combinations of spice & sauces. Next time we will carry-out extra entrees it's that good only wish they had... More 

Thank DBS19
Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Looking for unique gluten free options- this place has traditional Wicker Park cuisine options on top of their classic menu. Chicken tacos, parmesan fries really good. Portobello jibarito was made with fresh ingredients. Family free environment. Unique colorful. Close to metro/train.

Thank bengiland
Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Split an avocado veggie wrap which was very tasty. Most of it contained veggies like cabbage. It was a nice change from the usual fair that is available.

Thank Terryl D
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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129 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

My friend and I stopped at one of the Native Foods in Chicago during our quick trip to Chicago. We were there for dinner and it was super yummy. It's definitely more like fast food but vegetarian and vegan but it was delicious. The staff was super friendly and our food came out quick and was delicious. I would definitely... More 

Thank LisaPunk01
Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Easy to get into on a Sunday morning. Ordered the OC Raw Chopper Salad, Avocado Crunch Wrap, and the Portobello Sausage Burger. All were brought out quickly, and they were all flavorful. I would suggest the Avocado Crunch wrap, because it has a beautiful sauce and is a neat way to feature avocado. The plates overall are a creative way... More 

Thank Alex Anne M
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67 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The place is really nice with a lot of natural light. The walls are made of glass. The wooden tables are very comfortable and make you feel at home. Sitting on a real table and not just plastic tables from a food court. I had never seen so many different vegan options in only one menu. We chose burger lunches... More 

Thank Hobbesgirl
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176 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Yummy, fresh food on an oppressive hot July afternoon. We liked all of our dishes and wished we could have relaxed longer in the AC.

Thank redgeorgiadawg
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87 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We ordered two most popular items on the menu, Chicken Run and Oklahoma baconn burger. Both tastes very nice with fresh veggies and nice sauce. The potato salad as side dish has dill in it, it is fresh and soft. I would say the chicken run burger is nicer than Oklahoma but not by much.

Thank hcze
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Vegan restaurant where you could take your carnivore friends and make everybody happy. Wide range menu with sandwiches, appetizers, salads, desserts. Don't miss the nachos with (fake) meat, the best nachos I've ever tried. Plus the drinks are free refill and not the typical sweetened sodas. I drank watermelon lemonade with really tasted like fresh watermelon.

Thank Carol B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1484 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-9225
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?