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Green Zebra

1460 W Chicago Ave, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60642-5587 (Northwest Side)
312-243-7100
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Ranked #319 of 8,286 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Vegan, Vegetarian
Neighborhood: Northwest Side
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Greenview
Transit: Blue Line, Chicago Avenue Bus, Ashland Avenue Bus
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English first
Voorhees, New Jersey
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100 reviews 100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is out of the way but worth the trip. A varied small plate menu with fresh local ingredients. The menu is varied and provides a tour de force of "interesting" vegetarian dishes.

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chicago
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We ordered the prix fixe Truffle menu with the wine pairings. Though we did add the Hens of the Woods mushroom pate, which began our meal with a dazzling start. Funny thing is, there was no drop off with any of the courses that followed. The mini-puff with creme fraiche and truffles was light yet richly flavored. The truffle salad... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Went on Friday with 2 friends - was impressed with the food and cocktails. It's a small restaurant and it was packed - even people eating at the tiny bar. It's mostly small plates. My friends and I shared a few to start and then each had one plate to ourselves - worked out well. The mushroom pate is unreal.... More

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Dallas, Texas, USA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I was underwhelmed by the food and drink at the Green Zebra. The food wasn't bad, it just wasn't great. Nothing stood out and everyone in my group was a bit let down on what we thought would have been a nice dinner sharing many dishes together. There are too many great spots in Chicago. I'd skip this place.

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Naperville, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I can't say enough good things about Green Zebra. I've been dining here about once a year for nine, maybe 10 years, and the food remains inventive, consistently excellent in quality and flavor. The service is impeccable, down to the server calling a cab for us at the end of the meal. I am a vegan, but I'd come here... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Neither my husband or I are vegetarians but have always wanted to try this restaurant for a healthy dinner out option. We were not disappointed. Perhaps a little pricey for vegetarian (hence only 4/5) but everything we had was quite tasty. The best dish by far is one of their specialties - the mushroom pate. Amazing! Will be going there... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My husband and I came to Green Zebra for our anniversary. We both ordered the 4-course tasting menu. The featured vegetable was tomatoes. Every dish was well-presented with a fantastic wine-pairing. The servers were very knowledgeable about the wine and food, which made the experience even better. The only course we didn't care for was the dessert. Even so, the... More

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Plano, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Dined here recently, what a great surprise. I had heard good things, but was taken away by the freshness, flavor, and deliciousness of the meal. Definitely suggest dining here - even if you aren't a vegetarian. The one minus to the meal - the restaurant is crazy loud - and it's small!

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We've been a number of times and always find the food and presentation fun, casual, tasty, varied. Green Zebra solves our yearly anniversary dilemma of where to go for a great meal that's not too fussy and saves us from pre-selecting menu items from vegetarian "friendly" places (of which there are 1000s in Chicago). The menu changes often, contains not... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We visited for the second time and brought our daughters. The food was just as good as the first time. The staff is courteous and attentive. The food selections are quite good. My husband is not a vegetarian, but he has enjoyed both visits. We love the small dishes. They are perfect to share and enable you to try multiple... More

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