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Karyn's Cooked

738 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
+1 312-587-1050
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
738 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
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Reviewed 25 January 2015

Karyn's has an excellent selection of vegan and vegetarian dishes- from appetizers (we got the arugula flatbread- the gold potatoes tasted like cheese!) to soups and main courses, everyone was more than satisfied. The menu had a wide variety of dishes from typical pasta to...More

Thank Kuhleen
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Great veggie dishes. We had the soup, "meatloaf," and Budda Bowl. Meatloaf was great with mashed potatoes. Budda Bowl had great veggies and rice with sauces. I requested the sauces on the side, which was honored. However, the server didn't know which sauce was which....More

1  Thank Terryl D
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Food was delicious and portions enormous. FRESH !!! and tastes homemade, service prompt and friendly. My omnivore husband loved his meatloaf. Definitely a place to visit again.

Thank MartaMacdonald
Reviewed 18 November 2014

How wonderful to have a full menu to choose from which is just too rare as a vegetarian. This menu in particular was very varied and easy to understand. The portions were good and I'd go as far as to say there was something for...More

Thank Sharonfv
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I'm always excited to try vegetarian friendly places. My friend wanted to go here because he enjoyed a different location so much. The food was great! We started with the Buffalo Wings. They were tasty and all the sauces went well. For dinner I ordered...More

Thank Leela L
Reviewed 27 October 2014

As always, we try to check out all of the vegetarian/vegan restaurants when we travel. Since my spouse is getting more and more lactose-intolerant, a vegan restaurant was on order during our recent trip to Chicago (24 October 2014). Karyn's Cooked is easy to get...More

Thank MILibraryGirl
Reviewed 16 October 2014

The food was fresh and tasty and the ambiance was sophisticated yet welcoming! The portabello sandwich was awesome, served with some slaw and a few potato wedges with tasty sauce. My daughter loved the raw plate and my husband had a rice/veggie bowl. There were...More

Thank Bethjey
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

So I was warned but went anyway. Yup absolutely horrible service. Waited 20 minutes before I was even acknowledged. Food was good but not worth with this horrible service. If you want to come and suffer through the service I recommend the Green enchiladas. Actually...More

Thank matthewedward
Reviewed 5 October 2014

I was recommended this place and I checked it out, I went back again the next day. The first day I was there I got the lasagna, and it was so good. I also got the raw pumpkin cheesecake and it was so amazing (I...More

Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Good vegetarian food ideas but clearly and all American take on this food. The taste was good but there was too much of soy and one goes away not knowing how healthful it all is. However if you want to have a good feed of...More

Thank Miles2gob4Vsleep
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Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
10:45 AM - 3:00 PM
10:45 AM - 3:00 PM
10:45 AM - 3:00 PM
10:45 AM - 3:00 PM
10:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 738 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-587-1050
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