Being a vegetarian on campus doesn’t have to be a struggle

Many restaurants and grocery stores in Campustown are vegetarian friendly.

Places such as the Red Herring are an advantage to the vegetarian eater, while barbecue and burger places are not veggie-friendly.

Vegetarian-friendly grocery shopping can largely be done at County Market.

Also visit the Common Ground Food Co-op and Strawberry Field’s in Urbana for more veggie-friendly options.

An extensive list of vegetarian-friendly restaurants can be found on the Internet at

There are many options all over the campus area and surrounding communities.

University housing has set up dining services to address the needs of dorm dwelling vegetarians.

Field of Greens is a specialty restaurant open at Lincoln Avenue Residence at lunchtime during the week and the entire menu is vegan or vegetarian.

The dining hall of the attached building Allen Hall also serves vegetarian meals.

A prepared vegetarian should have no worries about going hungry on the University of Illinois campus.


On campus



Flat Top Grill

Jerusalem Restaurant

Noodles & Co.



Monical’s Pizza


Courier Cafe

The Red Herring


Strawberry Field’s – Urbana

Common Ground Food Co-op – Urbana

World Harvest – Urbana

County Market – Urbana, Champaign