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Native Foods Cafe

218 South Clark St., Chicago, IL 60604
+1 312-332-6332
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 South Clark St., Chicago, IL 60604
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Were a little disappointed when they did not honor my birthday meal after less than two weeks. I had the paella and it was all vegetales with rice. Very good.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had the Bangkok Curry Bowl and thought it was tasty, healthy and a good price. There are lots of sweet treats too. Considering the vegetarian options at most other places I think Native Foods has some great options. I liked it so much I...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was so excited to eat at this restaurant! I had heard great things from friends who had eaten there. Upon arriving, the restaurant was very unorganized. There were no menus in the menu bin at the start of the line and a lot of...More

Thank kelseysoderberg
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not easy to find vegan options in the Loop but Native Foods offers them and that counts for something. If you are accustomed to good vegan options, you will be disappointed. Native Foods provides a perfectly adequate meal but nothing great. If you...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked here after watching a matinee of Hamilton at the Private Bank Theater. It is a large vegan cafe that offers chicken with some dishes. You order at the counter and the meal is delivered to your table. The food was fresh and healthy....More

Thank Trigirl50
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Many options for tasty dishes and veggies prepared, perhaps, in a way you have never had them. Quinoa, kale, br sprouts...a great list of options. I had a burger and loved the creation. The drink bar is a great mix of teas and juices -...More

Thank PAHWestfield
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We tried the Native Southwestern Burger and the Portobello and Mushroom Burger. Both were extremely tasty, loaded with toppings (making them slightly difficult/messy to eat), and easily the best faux burgers I've tasted. Yes, the best. Warning -- They use seitan (vital wheat gluten), a...More

1  Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I was beyond excited to see the lavender lemonade, I'm obsessed with everything lavender!! It was so tasty! I also had the "chicken bacon" avocado club with sweet potato fries. Those fries were insanely good!! My husband had the BBQ "burger" and watermelon mint tea....More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Even during the lunch rush, I got great service. Don't expect the cheapest meal, but do expect lots of tasty options for a vegan. I loved my take away food and the portions were large enough that I ate leftovera later in the day. If...More

Thank primerstar6
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I chose the place for my second meal in Chicago just because it was the closest vegan place to my hotel in Chicago. so I guess I was lucky that the atmosphere, staff and food were all very good. There were also plenty of spaces...More

Thank Bruno R
Downtown / The Loop
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Questions & Answers
14 June 2015|
Response from LadyZady |
On their website when you look at the menu toward the top there is a link for their printable menu and it has the prices there. I'd say mid-range $10-$20
7 April 2015|
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Response from Tia T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have a small selection of red and white wines. Glass:4.95 Bottle: 21.00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 South Clark St., Chicago, IL 60604
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-332-6332
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