Vegan Options in Champaign-Urbana

Every university town needs some vegan options! The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has some good vegan options on campus and in the surrounding towns. (Champaign, Urbana, Savoy)

100% Vegan Restaurants

Red Herring Vegetarian Restaurant

  • Located on the UIUC campus
  • Street parking

The Dancing Dog Eatery &

  • There is street parking and paid parking in the back.
  • On Saturday nights, Dancing Dog serves deep dish pizza. Order with extra toppings
  • Sunday brunch
  • Lots of baked goods available
  • Clothing and other goods available for purchase


Vegan-Friendly Restaurants

Black Dog

Brixx Pizza

  • Sub vegan cheese at no extra cost

Cafe Sababa

  • Labeled vegan options on menu
  • Open for lunch Monday-Thursday

Golden Harbor

  • Knowledgeable about veganism and can offer menu suggestions

Himalayan Chimney

  • In-person menu items listed as vegan or can be made vegan

Hopscotch Bakery

  • Vegan baked good options are clearly labeled 

Kohinoor Indian Restaurant & Lounge

Maize Grill

  • Two Champaign locations
  •  Veggie tlacoyo is vegan if you get it without cheese or sour cream

Manolos Pizza

  • Labeled vegan options on the menu


Watson's Shack & Rail

  • Vegan options and can be made vegan options clearly labeled on the menu

CLOSED: Azzip Pizza

  • offers vegan cheese and soy chick'n
  • add unlimited veggies to your pizza


Vegan-Friendly Grocery Shopping

Common Ground Food Co-op

Gordon Food Service (GFS)

  • Carries Beyond Meat products

Harvest Market

  Definitions Merriam-Webster Dictionary: vegan Merriam-Webster Dictionary: vegetarian



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