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POPULAR ITEMS​
$7.95
Mandoo Vegan Dumpling
12 pieces
$11.95
Dr. K's Cure All Noodle Soup
Dr. Linda Krinsky of Chicago's favorite spicy noodle soup w/ heavenly veggies, seaweed & tofu served w/ wheat or rice noodles. It's good for cold, flu, hangover & sore throats.
$11.95
Kimchi Noodle Soup
Tangy & spicy amitabul kimchi w/ tofu, veggies that will help you w/ healing energy & will heal colds & flus. A lot of sweating too!
$10.95
Yin & Yan
Please don’t order this dish if you can’t take the heat. Spicy brown rice cake stirred w/ heavenly veggies served over white or brown rice.
$10.95
Buddha's 3 Luck
Sweet​ & minty flavor of maple & wild sesame leaf base sauce mixed w/ chewy brown rice cake & mystic Asian veggies served over brown rice.
$11.95
Wolfman's Dream Treats
Super energy pumping dish w/ large chunks of chestnut, sweet potato, potato & radish w/ a touch of mixed nuts & many healthy veggies.
$10.95
Green & Greener Nirvana
Heavenly green veggies, chunks of tofu & seaweed tumbled w/ a mellow mild flavor for every green in your heart.
$10.95
Spicy Kimchi Bi Bim Bop
Steamed brown rice over steamed veggies.
$11.95
Dark Side of the Moon
Heavenly oyster mushroom w/ shitake mushrooms steamed stirred w/ mystic Asian veggie noodles all mixed over rice noodle & aged Chef Bill's black bean miso sauce will take you to the dark side of the moon. Anytime & any day of your life.
$10.95
Mild
Medium
Wheat Noodle
Rice Noodle
Zesty Noodle
Spicy​ & tangy citrus flavor of zesty noodles w/ our healthy veggies will zest up your taste buds. Choice of rice or wet noodle
STARTER​
$7.95
Mandoo Vegan Dumpling
12​ pieces
$8.95
Steamed Tofu w/ Veggies
$8.95
Mandoo Plus Veggies
$8.95
Jade Maki
Cucumber, avocado & spinach
$8.95
Spicy Kimchi Maki
Kimchi, spinach & carrot
$8.95
Energy Maki Roll
Various herbs & roots
SOUP​
$3.00
Tofu Miso Soup
$3.00
Seaweed Miso Soup
$3.00
Seaweed Mushroom Soup
$8.95
Mild Wonton Soup
$8.95
Flu Soup
STEW​
$9.95
Spicy Rice Cake Stew
$9.95
Spicy Potato Stew
$9.95
Mild Tofu Mushroom Stew
$9.95
Spicy Dr. K's Stew
$9.95
Spicy Energy Healing Stew
AMITABUL HEALING NOODLE SOUP​
$11.95
Dr. K's Cure All Noodle Soup
Dr. Linda Krinsky of Chicago's favorite spicy noodle soup w/ heavenly veggies, seaweed & tofu served w/ wheat or rice noodles. It's good for cold, flu, hangover & sore throats.
$11.95
Nine Ways to Nirvana Noodle Soup
Soothing mellow flavor of 12 year aged miso base broth w/ tofu, seaweed & veggie goodies will you the 9th way to nirvana.
$11.95
Steve's Super Shitake Wonder Noodle Soup
Mushroom base mild broth w/ sliced brown rice cake seaweed, shitake mushroom & veggies that will turn your days to a higher fantasy.
$11.95
Kimchi Noodle Soup
Tangy & spicy amitabul kimchi w/ tofu, veggies that will help you w/ healing energy & will heal colds & flus. A lot of sweating too!
$11.95
Mandoo Noodle Soup
Mild cabbage broth & six pieces of veggie dumplings mixed w/ tofu & many healthy veggies.
$11.95
Healing Energy Noodle Soup
Complete list of many healing herbs veggies w/ tofu that will kick one step higher for your inner level of energy.
SALAD​
$8.95
Seaweed Veggie Salad
$8.95
Spicy Kimchi Tofu Salad
$8.95
Seaweed Fruit Salad
$8.95
Tofu Veggie Salad
$11.95
Cold Buck Wheat Noodle Salad
AMITABUL SPECIALS​
$11.95
Maha Pyogo
Steamed stirred shitake, oyster & button & mushroom mixed w/ many green veggies & served w/ mellow garlic sauce over brown rice.
$10.95
Yin & Yan
Please don’t order this dish if you can’t take the heat. Spicy brown rice cake stirred w/ heavenly veggies served over white or brown rice.
$10.95
Buddha's 3 Luck
Sweet & minty flavor of maple & wild sesame leaf base sauce mixed w/ chewy brown rice cake & mystic Asian veggies served over brown rice.
$11.95
Wolfman's Dream Treats
Super energy pumping dish w/ large chunks of chestnut, sweet potato, potato & radish w/ a touch of mixed nuts & many healthy veggies.
$11.95
Tempeh Veggie Stir
Six pieces of tempeh w/ super healthy veggies tumbled all over Tibetan curry & Chef Bill's special sauces to bring complete Choi of cooking.
$11.95
Buddha Bop
Wonderfully balanced herbs & roots steamed stirred w/ many veggies & special flavor.
$10.95
Hello Dolly & Bill
Super steamed stirred veggies mixed in a special flavor of Chef Bill's secret sauces.
$10.95
Green & Greener Nirvana
Heavenly green veggies, chunks of tofu & seaweed tumbled w/ a mellow mild flavor for every green in your heart.
$19.95
Chef's Combo Special Platter
Includes soup, tea, dessert & surprise entree.
AMITABUL BI BIM BOP​
$10.95
Heavenly Tofu Bi Bim Bop
Steamed brown rice over steamed veggies.
$10.95
Mushroom Bi Bim Bop
Steamed brown rice over steamed veggies.
$10.95
Spicy Kimchi Bi Bim Bop
Steamed brown rice over steamed veggies.
$10.95
Amitabul Herb Bi Bim Bop
Steamed brown rice over steamed veggies.
$10.95
Fresh Salad Bi Bim Bop
Steamed brown rice over steamed veggies.
AMITABUL'S TOFU YOUNG PATTIES​
$11.95
Amitabul Original Veggie Tofu Young
Our veggies mixed w/ patties over brown rice.
$11.95
Ocean Seaweed Tofu Young
Our veggies mixed w/ patties over brown rice.
$11.95
Spicy Kimchi Tofu Young
Our veggies mixed w/ patties over brown rice.
$11.95
Energy Herb Tofu Young
Our veggies mixed w/ patties over brown rice.
AMITABULS STEAMED STIR VEGGIES​
$11.95
Mild
Medium
Spicy
Chop Chae Bop
Steamed rice noodle w/ three kinds of mushrooms gathered w/ many healthy veggies.
$11.95
Dark Side of the Moon
Heavenly oyster mushroom w/ shitake mushrooms steamed stirred w/ mystic Asian veggie noodles all mixed over rice noodle & aged Chef Bill's black bean miso sauce will take you to the dark side of the moon. Anytime & any day of your life.
$10.95
Mild
Medium
Tibetan High Noon
Spicy Tibetan curry & Chef Bill's special seasoning creates excellent tasting noodles tumbled all over w/ special Asian veggies that will kick you higher of High Noon in your inner heart.
$10.95
Mild
Medium
Wheat Noodle
Rice Noodle
Zesty Noodle
Spicy & tangy citrus flavor of zesty noodles w/ our healthy veggies will zest up your taste buds. Choice of rice or wet noodle
$11.95
Kimchi Tofu Stir Noodle
Spicy & tangy flavor of Amitabul's original kimchi steamed stirred w/ chunks of healthy tofu & veggies to fulfill your desire of a spicy noodle dish. Choice of whole wheat or rice noodle.
$11.95
Amitabul Energy Nut
Thick whole-wheat noodles steamed w/ wonderfully flavored veggies & various tasting nuts that will provide energy for your body.
$11.95
Sweet Curry Noodle
Mild Mahajian curry flavor met w/ apple & pear tumbled all over steamed stirred noodles & many healthy veggies.
PRICE RANGE
US$ 20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Asian, Korean
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Although I'm not vegan, I'm pretty eclectic and love vegetable dishes. But I don't enjoy it when it's cooked with the virtual absence of fat like this restaurant is known for. The lack of mouth feel and substance was very unsatisfying and despite some more-or-less...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank charlesthebarles
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

I have been to Amitabul 3 times now, one weekday lunch and two Saturday night dinners. Each time the food was excellent! And I love their energy tea. I will never go back on a Saturday night, however, because they can’t handle a full house....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MaureenS794
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I've been here with meat eaters who've enjoyed the food, but it's really heaven for vegetarians. I don't know how they bring so much flavor out of the vegetables. There's a spicy soup that is EXCRUCIATINGLY spicy, so I only needed to have that once....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank leamington_malfoof
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Not only was the food great but the atmosphere was one of the most relaxed and welcoming I may have eaten in. The owner\chef worked quietly behind the desk, welcoming almost everyone who walked through the door while I was there by name and taking...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MikePrz78
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I counted 57 menu items that I wanted to try, and calculated how often we'd have to visit -- sharing what we ordered -- to go through the entire menu. Everything I wrote in my last review still stands. Entrees are generous, organic, homemade, locally...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank illinoistravelere
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I googled to find something within easy driving distance of airport and found this gem! I love kimchi and bimbimbop and hot pot and mushroom/miso soup with tofu, and they had it all, with Korean pancakes! A wealth of choices! Took food back to my...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank anxious2
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This was our first visit to Amitabul, a Korean vegan restaurant. Amitabul is a Korean Buddhist saying meaning "The Awakening." The environment is lively yet in a nice happy way. The walls are loaded with Buddhist art and sayings. Our table had a prayer for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank maas_johnf
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Came here with wife and son. Recently vegan and still learning the ropes. The staff is friendly and patient. The decor is simple, if not a little dated, but the food and service makes up for it. The food is fresh and tastes amazing! If...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank snipe49445
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I'm not Vegan, but I don't have a problem eating it, when the food is as good as it is here. It's off the beaten path on the nw side of Chicago, but it's well worth it. I had the vegan pizza and a mushroom...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank GittaM1
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Had an outstanding meal here. Tasty, crunchy spring rolls were accompanied with veggie potstickers that were delicate and full of flavor. Great sauces,too! I also had a Dark Side Of the Moon, which I think had at least 12 different veggies on top of noodles...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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