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Karyn's Cooked

#1,025 of 7,682 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Near North Side
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738 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
+1 312-587-1050
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10:45 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 10:45 - 15:00
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New York City, New York
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner after the boat show at MC CORMICK Place. It about 10 minutes away and actually had a parking lot (a rarity in the city). It has 2 sides, a take out deli type area with cookies, cakes etc... and a restaurant is to the right, it's small with about 20 tables, has... More 

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Thank sunnywray
Waynesville, North Carolina
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Worth trying if you are open to new tastes and preparations. Some is very good, some not so much. Relatively pricey. In nice Lincoln Park neighborhood.

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Thank David M
Berkeley, Illinois
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I like the variety of foods and the food is good. You order at the counter then they bring it to you. They have yummy desserts and smoothies! Will definitely be back! (Free parking for guests is a huge plus)

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Thank Heather E
Chicago
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487 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

I am not vegan, not even a vegetarian but I love this place. I usually stop by this place when I in the neighborhood between 2-5pm because other restaurants around are closed. Karyn's Cooked is like a deli for vegans combine with a restaurant with a very casual atmosphere. I enjoy food here, it is always delicious and not too... More 

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Thank Anna G
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

We loved this restaurant many times during our few days in Chicago. Food was reasonably priced and delicious. We had brunch, and lunch the next day before we left town. Veggie burger was fantastic and scrambled tofu was amazing.

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Thank PurpleGirl13
Providence, Rhode Island
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Lovely, inexpensive food in a calm atmosphere--just don't go when a big group is there. The combo fried basket is excellent, but better to share than eat on your own.

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Thank Mari T
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

I come here every time I visit Chicago. You can even take non-vegetarians here and they will love it!

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Thank ravdog18
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

It was my second time here and I loved it all over again. I ordered the green enchiladas and had the key lime cheese cake for dessert. Both were amazing! My friend who is not vegan enjoyed her guacamole appetizer and couldn't believe the sour cream was vegan.

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Thank Zeeena
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Second trip to Chicago and first visit to Karyn's...such a wonderful brunch! Fresh, tasty food...I had the Mediterranean scramble--so delicious! Her whole wheat pancakes were awesome, especially slathered with the maple syrup. We left quite full, but not with that "stuffed" feeling. I would definitely go back in a heartbeat, and next time I'll save room for dessert...I almost skipped... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

My wife is a vegan so we go here a lot. I don't think there's a dish we haven't tried. Everyone is deliciously favoured, seasoned, creative... I have started to prefer this place to real meat. In particular I love the nachos and burgers... but, wait for it, you HAVE to try the deserts and cakes... they could be the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:45 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:45 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:45 - 15:00
Thursday
10:45 - 15:00
Friday
10:45 - 15:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?