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Native Foods Cafe

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1484 North Milwaukee, Chicago, IL
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Westport, Connecticut, United States
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

their burgers and other foods are really good....while not meat, it was close....weird atmosphere however....it is more of a fast food type environment but the food was really quality....we went back several times....

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Thank Randy S
Chicago, Illinois
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1,006 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We are not vegans but we loved the food. Order at the counter and delivered to your table. Local beers and wines available. Started with a delicious daily special soup. Loved the native southwestern burger and the super slaw which was a slight upcharge. Only by comparison was the bangkok curry bowl a weak link. It was very good but... More 

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Thank chitownsam
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We live in the neighborhood and come here several times a month. Eating here is really a win-win-win. Not only are you helping to spare the horrific lives of innocent animals, spare yourself from the unhealthy detriments of eating animals, spare the environment from the toxins resulting from animal agriculture, but each dish is incredibly delicious. For carnivores and vegans... More 

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1 Thank david c
Pennsylvania
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

I have eaten at Native Foods in Culver City so I was thrilled to see that they have opened locations in Chicago. They even offer wine. The food is great and the facility was nice. This is a great gem for vegans.

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Thank JIA-7
Chicago, Illinois
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134 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The food is so amazing, vegans will be very happy. Great environment along with great service! I always stop by when I'm in the Wicker Park area.

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Thank kaitlin8899
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Everything we had at Native Foods was delicious and healthy. My favorites were the Bangkok Curry Bowl and the Veggie Soft Tacos. The chai is a perfect blend of spice with a hint of sweetness.

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Thank mikak604
Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Went here by myself on a Friday evening. I like that you order at the counter (like fast food) but they give you a number and bring your food out to you when it's ready. The menu is great with salads, sandwiches, entrees and some decadent looking desserts. They had some delish teas on the menu, although I didn't try... More 

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1 Thank PeggyAnne777
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59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

This is fast food done right! In town for a 3-day concert and wanted wholesome food choices. Big menu. Nice choices. Fast service. Didn't miss the meat at all...& I'm a big meat eater! Ate here 2x for a quick lunch and wasn't disappointed. Wish this vegan chain would make its way to our college town: Gainesville, FL!

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Thank Nan T
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

I didn't know it was a vegetarian place and if the waiter hadn't said anything I would have never known that my "chicken" wrap wasn't real chicken. It was delicious and so we're the homemade lemonades and ice teas! Definitely recommend it!

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Thank FrederikkeRasmussen
Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We are Indian vegetarians and went along with our sons to this place with some apprehension. We were very pleasantly and refreshingly surprised with the experience. We had a very nice burger and a chicken salad which was excellent. We also liked the blend lemonades that they had at the back which went well with the entree. Will go back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1484 North Milwaukee, Chicago, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: 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?