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Borrowed Earth Cafe - CLOSED

970 Warren Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515-3614
+1 630-795-1729
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
16 Feb 2015
“Delicious raw, vegan meal options”
8 May 2014
“I'll be back!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
970 Warren Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515-3614
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Reviewed 17 February 2015

I decided to do a raw food regimen and called ahead and ordered for carryout a few dishes to last me 3 days. I ordered the egg salad (my favorite), gyro, falafel and salad as well as the pierogies, hummus and desserts. Food remained fresh...More

4  Thank DonJefe18
Reviewed 9 May 2014

I finally got to try this restaurant. Mainly because I found a friend that would venture into the raw vegan world with me. We were both happy with the food. We shared the cheese pierogi (made with jimica), stuffed mushrooms, falafel and burrito. The falafel...More

1  Thank SnewpeaB
Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

Amazing, healthy food with excellent service! You feel like you've done your body good after eating here. I am quickly becoming a regular and my eating habits are much better. Desserts are delicious! Check out their website, the owner's story is pretty cool!

Thank Zdenka219
Reviewed 8 September 2013

I had read quite a bit about this restaurant and finally got the opportunity to visit. I was first disappointed with the service. The waitress was not rude but barely friendly. I didn't feel she appreciated us being there and was not really engaged with...More

3  Thank akillingham
Reviewed 16 April 2013

I've been wanting to go to Borrowed Earth Cafe for a while. It's a very cute and relaxing raw vegan restaurant. After a very hectic day I was able to completely unwind there, such a great atmosphere. The food was fantastic, and nice portions. The...More

Thank Nina P
Reviewed 6 April 2013

My wife and I were so delighted to find this rare gem years ago that we have budgeted regular visits into our lifestyle because of what we learn during each amazing encounter with these two remarkable, unique, and hilarious raw pioneers. They're both usually there...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 4 October 2012 via mobile

$18 for a salad - greens (Swiss chard), a few slices of tomato and shredded coconut. Great dressing! Even w high quality ingredients it was far too expensive.

4  Thank pkcarroll99
Reviewed 4 October 2012

I stopped by this place today with my two year old daughter. We loved this place so much! We had hot hibiscus tea and were served a great Pecan Turtle Cake. My daughter and I were very pleased and we will be back to try...More

Thank Behemotka
Reviewed 30 May 2012

There aren't many comparable restaurant options in suburbia, or even in the entire metropolitan area, truthfully. Nuts are used liberally as faux dairy and meats. I've never had a bad meal or even dish at Borrowed Earth. But you kind of have to be in...More

1  Thank Benjamin T
Reviewed 20 May 2012

The food was just o.k. There are so many RAW food restaurants that are outstanding - do not waste your time here - especially the way they treat customers. Neither owner welcomed us or could even break a smile. They were all very rude. When...More

5  Thank lovethatdog
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 970 Warren Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515-3614
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-795-1729
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