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


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!


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!


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.

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Welcome to The Chicago Diner!

It's been a long time since we first introduced a vegetarian diner to Chicago and we'd like to thank you for your continued support. We've had a lot of great accomplishments over the years, most recently, expanding to two locations, publishing our second cookbook, and continuing to support several of our favorite advocacy groups. Without you, our customers and fans, none of this would be possible.

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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.

    You can rest assured that all our beers, wines, and cocktails are vegan. We've even partnered with local craft brewery, Metropolitan Brewing, to create special flavors.
  • Salted Caramel Milkshake!

    For a limited time only: the Salted Caramel Milkshake!
    French vanilla ice cream, house-made caramel, sea salt, and chocolate chips. Gluten free too!

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