Open M–R 11–10; F 11–11; SA 10–11; SU 10–10


Award-winning Vegan Milk Shakes

Just ask anyone who's had one; our milk shakes are cause for wide eyes and deep contemplation. And some of them are gluten free too!


The Radical Reuben!

Our flagship sandwich, The Radical Reuben is known worldwide. Come in and taste what all the fuss is about!


Gluten Free Menu!

Ask your server for our gluten free menu. Two pages of classic diner selections, several seasonal choices, desserts, and milk shakes!


Our Halsted Location

Our original Halsted location in Lakeview features the old diner feel and outdoor seating.


Logan Square Location

Our newest location in Logan Square features a full bar with 9 taps along with our award-winning menu and booths that can handle large groups.


Logan Square Bar

Our newest Logan Square location has a full bar serving up vegan classics like Bloody Marys and White Russians along with our own signature cocktails. Our craft beer and wine list rounds out the bases.


We have 3 big announcements this month!

34th anniversary logoFirst: April 2 was our 34th anniversary! Mickey says when he and Jo first launched there were many who said it wouldn't last. Well, not only is Chicago becoming a hot destination for vegetarians and vegans, we're now in two locations, delivering via DoorDash, and still bursting at the seams. Which brings us to the second announcement...

Second: we've rebuilt our bar at the original Halsted location to allow us to expand our drink menu. So check out our latest drink menu and stop by to say hello to Francisco, our first official bartender at our original location.

Third: while our bakery no longer offers custom cakes, we have begun offering whole cakes in the flavors that are available on our regular dessert menu at both locations, at all times, and with minimal notice. Get the menu details on our bakery and catering page.

Additionally...vegan baking has come a long way in the 34 years we’ve been in business. We feel that it’s time to share the love by giving shout outs to a few of our local vegan bakers who create amazing custom works of art: Pie, Pie My DarlingSandi Swiss Sweets, and Bot Bakery. Please consider showing these fine bakers some love when you need a custom cake.

Mickey and JoAnd as always, thanks to all our fans for your continued support.

Mickey, Jo, Michael, and the crew

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  • Buy our cakes by the slice at select Whole Foods groceries in the US Midwest and Ontario. Check with your Whole Foods to see which flavors they stock. Here’s a handy list of the Whole Foods locations.

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    Our latest cookbook makes a great gift! Recipes include our signature Radical Reuben, milkshakes, Buddha Karma burger, cheesecake, and home made seitan meats. Order one today.