Hours: M,T 11am–10pm; Th,F 11am–10pm;
Sat 10am–10pm; Sun 10am–9pm; Closed Wednesdays.

 

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!

 
 

Our Halsted Location

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

 

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.

 

🎄Get an extra $20 gift card for every $100 gift card purchased!

Our annual gift card deal is on! From now until December 31, you can score a free, extra $20 card for yourself or for someone else. Check here for details.

Other Holiday Gift Ideas:

Shipping reminder!
We use USPS for all shipping; to ensure on time delivery please take this into consideration. We recommend placing orders by December 7.


Fall Specials: Our regular specials are: Samosas, Avocado Super Crunch SaladChicken-style Pot Pie, Lasagna, and our Monthly Special: Jibarito Po'Boy.

And for a limited time we are also serving our Vanilla Chai Cheesecake, Salted Caramel Shake, and our Lavender Lemonade Craft Soda. Order carryout or pickup.


Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve and Day, 12/24 and 12/25—closed
New Year's Eve and Day, 12/31 and 1/1—open regular hours

Regular hours are:
M, T, Th, F 11am–10pm
Sat 10am–10pm
Sun 10am–9pm

Last seating 30 minutes before close.
Brunch is served until 3pm in addition to our regular menu.
We are closed on Wednesdays.
Pickup and delivery orders may be placed up to 30 minutes prior to closing times.
A 20% gratuity is added for all dine-in. Tips are equally shared between all service team members.

New local safety orders.

Due to citywide changes, we are no longer required to check vaccine status or enforce mask wearing.

Limited Dine-in Reservations and Walk-in Tables Available!

Both locations are open for limited dining in. Tables may be reserved online. If you're nearby without a reservation, we have tables available for walk-ins, on a first come basis. We’re very excited to see you guys again! Virtual hugs!

Please read our safety FAQs so that we may all be as safe as possible under the circumstances.


Jobs

We are looking for employees! Please email your contact information and resume as a PDF or Word doc. Thanks!


Thank you so much for your support,
Mickey, Jo, Michael, and the crew.

Mickey and Jo

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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.

  • Reservations

    Our Lakeview location is taking limited reservations for dine-in.

    Book your The Chicago Diner – Lakeview reservation on Resy

    Starting April 13, we re-opened our Lakeview location for limited dine-in reservations. As you probably know, restaurants are still facing capacity restrictions so we’re using Resy to manage our open seats and keep everyone socially distanced. Please read the safety guidelines on our booking page before making your reservation. It’s been over a year since we’ve had dine-in service so we’re taking things slowly by only opening Lakeview at this time. We’re very excited to see you guys again! Virtual hugs!

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  • Gluten Free Items

    Check out our gluten free items: appetizers, entrees, sandwiches, brunch, and dessert items.