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Blind Faith Cafe

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American, International, Vegetarian
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525 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60201-4728 (Chicago)
Dempster Street CTA, Davis Street Metra North line.
847-328-6875
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Healthy Variety & Still Good

After all these years, this is still a good standby for vegetarian dishes! The prices were fair too. We didn't have room for dessert but Bakery looked very appetizing. Came recently for Brunch with friends & everyone found something yummy. Our server was excellent & gave great suggestions. If you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Justsaygrace
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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you're a vegetarian but want something other than bland veggie burgers, this is the place for you. Onion/leek tart is outstanding, as are all the seitan dishes.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

After all these years, this is still a good standby for vegetarian dishes! The prices were fair too. We didn't have room for dessert but Bakery looked very appetizing. Came recently for Brunch with friends & everyone found something yummy. Our server was excellent & gave great suggestions. If you have a small party there's outdoor seating with looked lovely... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Walked in through the bakery/bistro area; the treats were eye candy. Next trip we will try the baked goods on our next visit, they all looked very good! The restaurant offers booth, tables, and outside seating. We started with the house white and 5 Rabbit beer; both very good. I had the Blind Faith Salad and the others had the... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nice enough place, nice enough people, nice enough food if you like this sort of thing. Been around forever. I'm a carnivore, though, and find the excessive "health nut" aspects of BF to be annoying. It's like Whole Foods in a booth.

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Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

As a vegetarian, I have frequented Blind Faith for some time. However, eventually it fell out of rotation. Recently I visited and was blown away by the new menu! There were at least 5 new things I couldn't wait to try (although I have tried them all now ;-)). Perhaps more importantly, everyone in our party - vegetarians and omnivores... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The vegetarian offerings were delicious and there was much for a carnivore like myself to choose from and enjoy!

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Had delicious be bim bap and chocolate pudding at this very welcoming vegetarian restaurant. Great casual spot, populated, it seemed, mostly by locals.

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This restaurant and bakery serves food that even my red meat eating father would have liked! A new eggplant Parmesan is delicious. The seitan tacos are fantastic and fresh, and my go-to Thai peanut noodles with tofu are better than at my favorite Thai restaurant. Everything is always fresh and so delicious. We even love their regular and vegan baked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We love this vegetarian restaurant and their food, always great quality and never disappointing. It's a bit on the pricy side but not even close to some of the fine dinning French restaurants. They provide excellent proteins for people who do not eat meat, and many choices of international cuisines. We asked for an entree that was previously on menu,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Ate here with a group of 5, I was the only vegetarian. The dishes were plentiful to choose from and the portions were quite large. Service was OK, nothing to rave about. The ingredients were fresh and the presentation was pleasing. We thought the meals were well-priced as most of the dishes were labor-intensive. I will return!

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Additional Information about Blind Faith Cafe

Address: 525 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60201-4728
Phone Number: 847-328-6875
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20 to $30
Cuisine: American, International, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 525 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60201-4728
    (Chicago)
  • Public Transportation: Dempster Street CTA, Davis Street Metra North line.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: 847-328-6875

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20 to $30
  • Cuisine: American, International, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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