Chicago O’Hare International Airport Vegan Options Guide (2021)

Vegan at Chicago O'Hare Airport

If you’re currently in the Chicago O’Hare Airport and are trying to figure out what the best vegan options are and where you can find them, you’re in luck! Or maybe you’re a planner and you’re planning your trip advance, if so, good for you! Either way, we have exactly what you’re looking for!

We break down each concourse in the Chicago O’Hare Airport. This guide will show you the best vegan options in each area along with a really quick suggestion on what can be ordered there. If you want more info, many of the chain restaurants will be linked to their complete vegan guide where you can access a lot more information.

Before we get into the full breakdown, here are a few highlights of what’s vegan at O’Hare. B Smooth in Concourse K has Vegan Soft Serve Ice Cream Smoothies. Jamba Juice is another great spot to grab a smoothie in Concourse B. CIBO Express has great vegan options in Terminal 2 and in Concourse H. Lastly, if you want something simple and delicious, Big Bowl in Terminal 5 has steamed tofu, veggies and brown rice.

*We work tirelessly to keep each cheat sheet as updated as possible. However, things do change. If you notice a correction we need to make, please reach out to us.

Click on the name of any restaurant to see the full cheat sheet showing all the vegan options

Vegan at Chicago O’Hare Airport

Terminal 1

  • Starbucks Coffee (Baggage Claim) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.

Terminal 1 Concourse B

  • Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless (B11) – Roasted Garlic Mushrooms with Black Beans and the Taqueria Salad with crunchy tortilla chips.
  • Jamba Juice (B7) – Tons of great vegan juice options. The Protein Berry Workout “Power Smoothie” and the Amazing Greens Smoothie are our favorites.
  • Starbucks Coffee (B5, B9, B14) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.
Vegan Smoothies from Smoothie King
On the left, the Vegan Dark Chocolate Banana. On the right, Veggie Lemon Ginger Spinach. Both sides = Delicious!
  • Smoothie King / The Grove (B6) – Vegan smoothie options available

Terminal 1 Concourse C

  • Salad Works (C19) – Create the salad of your dreams.
  • Starbucks (C1, C27) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.
  • Cafe Zoot! (C19) – Create your own veggie sandwich or salad.
  • Auntie Anne’s (C18) – Auntie Anne’s pretzels are vegan as long as you ask for no butter on them! There are a couple options you can choose from including a couple different dipping sauces.

Terminal 2

  • CIBO Express Gourmet Market (Main Hall) – Tons of vegan snacks, sandwiches, wraps, juices and Soul Veg items.
  • Starbucks Coffee (Baggage Claim) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.
  • Wicker Park Seafood & Sushi Bar (Main Hall) – Has veggie rolls and an Asian Salad.

Terminal 2 Concourse E

  • Starbucks (E2, E11) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.
  • Auntie Anne’s (E4) – Auntie Anne’s pretzels are vegan as long as you ask for no butter on them! There are a couple options you can choose from including a couple different dipping sauces.

Terminal 2 Concourse F

  • Dunkin’ Donuts (F9) – Lots of coffee options, Beyond Sausage breakfast sandwiches, Bagels and more.

Terminal 3 Concourse G

  • Starbucks Coffee (G13) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.

Terminal 3 Concourse H

  • CIBO Express Gourmet Market (H1) – Tons of vegan snacks, sandwiches, wraps, juices and Soul Veg items.
  • Dunkin’ Donuts (H5) – Lots of coffee options, Beyond Sausage breakfast sandwiches, Bagels and more.
  • Starbucks Coffee (H2, H6, H13) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.

Terminal 3 Concourse K

  • B-Smooth, Smoothies & Salads (K4) – Offers vegan soft serve ice cream. You can also grab a non-dairy ice cream smoothie or a fruit and juice based smoothie.
  • Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless (K4) – Roasted Garlic Mushrooms with Black Beans and the Taqueria Salad with crunchy tortilla chips.
  • Starbucks (K4, K15) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.
  • Burrito Beach (K4) – Clearly marked vegetarian options. Check with Burrito Beach for vegan options.

Terminal 3

  • Starbucks Coffee (Baggage Claim) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.
  • Subway (Rotunda) – Make your own veggie sandwich.

Terminal 3 Concourse L

  • Starbucks Coffee (L2, L21) – Tons of vegan drink varieties along with bagels, oatmeal and a variety of snacks.
  • ICE Dishes & Drinks Bar (L1) – Mediterranean Vegetable Sampler (Double check NO cheese)

Terminal 5

  • The Goddess and Grocer – Garden Goddess Wrap with avocado, carrots, sprouts and topped with Goddess dressing.

Terminal 5 Concourse M

  • Big Bowl (M7) – One of the best vegan options in O’Hare. Simple and delicious. Steamed Tofu with veggies and brown rice.
  • Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless (M12) – Roasted Garlic Mushrooms with Black Beans and the Taqueria Salad with crunchy tortilla chips.
Impossible Whopper at Burger King
Currently the “Number 3 Combo” at Burger King. Impossible Whopper (make sure to order with no mayo!), fries and a drink.
  • Burger King (M7) – Burger King offers the Impossible Whopper (order with no mayo) and the fries are vegan too.
  • Tocco (M7) – Pasta with crushed tomatoes and basil with a side salad.

We hope this list of vegan options at the Chicago O’Hare Airport helps you the next time you’re in Chicago (or perhaps more likely, right this second). The idea for these airport lists started by me wandering around the Atlanta Airport trying to figure out if the place I was at was the best spot to get a bite or if there was something better down the way.

More Info:

  • VeggL also has vegan cheat sheets for other Airports as well as Restaurants and Arenas/Stadiums.
  • If you’d like to go directly to the O’Hare Airport dining info page, click here to go directly to the airport’s official site.

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