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Blind Faith Cafe

525 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60201-4728
+1 847-328-6875
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
525 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60201-4728
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a vegetarian restaurant made for people who like meat and its taste but dont want to or cant eat it for some reason. There are a couple of vegetarian dishes which don't have any meat substitutes, which I tried. They were healthy and...More

Thank Kaumudi P
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing Vegetarian Food within aan amazing are right by the CTA Train a Block away. Very hard to find parking. Some items have changed since the old owner but is still good food but not as good as it used to be.

Thank BeeJay809
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I am not a vegan or a vegetarian by any stretch of the imagination but i love blind faith. I crave the Mongolian stir fry and would choose it any day over the meat version.

1  Thank aarmin2018
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is green certified, which means it is eco-friendly! If you are looking for a good vegan meal, THIS IS THE PLACE! Our server Jonathon made the best recommendations. We got the quinoa stuffed avocado which was elegantly plated with an avocado sauce. Sooooo...More

Thank Becky F
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

What a deliciously wonderful time we had at this cafe. It is a very good place for vegans to go and enjoy some awesome vegan dishes! I very greatly enjoyed this place and want to go again. I had a difficult time deciding what to...More

Thank kseam6259
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Don't let vegetarian scare you. Varied menu of delicious dishes - salads, Mexican, omelettes . The quiche is wonderful!

Thank DCharlotteD
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I originally only came here because I was looking for a place to take my sister who is a vegetarian. However, I've returned many times with meat eaters who have loved it too! Must get the enchiladas!!

1  Thank LauraRZ0432
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The place has wonderful selections, but the best food they meek it the pastry. Buttermilk biscuits, wow! Vegan Cake amazing. Excellent place for breakfast.

Thank sdkukycky
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My wife and I just went there this morning for Father's Day and had a great time. The staff was very friendly, explaining some of their menu items and always checking in with us to see if everything was going well. I had the quiche...More

Thank Scohn
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was so good I can’t stop thinking about it! Drinks were also delicious. I want to go back but what I had was so good I want to get it again but also want to try everything there. Staff was very friendly. Bakery...More

Thank Debbie A
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Questions & Answers
Richard B
16 September 2018|
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Response from aarmin2018 | Reviewed this property |
It is a plant based protein made from wheat. It is much more firm than tofu and can be eaten much more like meat.
Richard B
16 September 2018|
Response from Scohn | Reviewed this property |
Seitan is a meat substitute made from wheat protein (mainly wheat gluten).
20 December 2017|
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Response from Paul8777 | Reviewed this property |
There are Vegan options. I'm not vegetarian or Vegan, so I'm not the best source to answer, but I think you'll find plenty of options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60201-4728
  • Public Transportation: Dempster Street CTA, Davis Street Metra North line.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-328-6875
Serving globally inspired menus, Blind Faith is a certified green restaurant transforming the way people enjoy vegetarian cuisine. Just twenty-five minutes from downtown Chicago and only blocks from Northwestern's Evanston campus, our dinning rooms offer a casual warmth perfect for any occasion.
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