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Reviewed March 17, 2020

As of 9:00 p.m. last night (March 16), temporary restrictions were put in place for Illinois restaurants and bars.. They have closed their doors to dine-in customers. You also have to order ahead for carry-out. However, Purple Sprout Cafe is ready for you. We called...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 18, 2020

My friend and I met here recently for a cozy get together over a warm mug and a snack. While waiting for my friend to arrive, I noticed that considerable redecorating has been done, to good effect. There is more seating, and the space is...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 16, 2019

I have a few clients in the area and was looking for a vegan place to grab a bite after a few appointments - SO lucky to have found this place! The service was super friendly and there were plenty of tasty, creative, and balanced...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019

I'm not vegan but I certainly appreciate the concept of it and I decided to finally get around to trying Purple Sprout. Played it safe and ordered a waffle with strawberries. It took a while to order. Service at the register was slow. Then I...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

I’m guessing regulars know the secret handshakes to make getting food here a breeze, but my first trip was a challenge. They struggled with arranging payment for the counter orders of several customers. Getting a simple cup of water with your meal is a production....More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

Some good vegan food to be had with a pretty expansive menu. Took three non vegans there and they liked it which says something, I think. Our orders were prepared fresh with very generous portion sizes. I'll be back.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

This small, family-owned cafe is a delightful find. I have visited many times and the food is always delightful. Homemade soups are delicious. I also recommend the Hemp Burger and the Dal bowls. Microgreens grown in the shop are a nice compliment to any meal....More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

First of all, we are not vegan. However, the vegan lifestyle intrigues us so when we saw this café and the respective high ratings, we decided to stop by. The menu online is not the same as in the café. The menu in the café...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

Loved the menu options. With soy and gluten free allergies the menu became limited and hard to accommodate the changes to the set items. The food was fresh and packed with flavor, which was fantastic. We went mid afternoon figuring it would be a slow...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

Our family of four were lucky to find this gem while passing through and googling 'vegan restaurants' but it is worth the drive as a destination itself! The menu was diverse & creative and the food unique! They also served juices and smoothies along with...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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