Chicago O’Hare International Airport Vegan Options Guide (2024)

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!

This guide will show you the best vegan options in each concourse in O’Hare, along with a quick suggestion on what can be ordered there. Many of the chain restaurants will be linked to their complete vegan guide where you can access more information.

*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.


Vegan at Chicago O’Hare Airport

Many of the chain restaurants will have a full vegan restaurant guide attached in the name. Please be aware that options may vary in airport locations. 


Terminal 1 Concourse B


Starbucks Coffee (B5, B9, B14)

Plenty of coffee drinks & combos you can create with oat, almond, soy or coconut milk. We have a list of Starbucks options broken down by hot & cold drinks plus modifications.

And don’t forget they have a few food options. Look for the Chickpea & Avocado Protein Box, a bagel (plain, cinnamon raisin or everything), Strawberry Overnight Grains or Oatmeal. They also have plenty of snacks. Check the ingredient lists.

Smoothie King (B5)

Many vegan smoothies are available. See our guide for your options and how to modify if need be. 

Wolfgang Express (B7)

A hummus wrap is available. Confirm the tortilla is in fact vegan prior then order with NO feta. 

Jamba Juice (B7)

Jamba
Jamba Juice: Strawberry Whirl Smoothie (left); Seasonal Vegan Pumpkin Smash Smoothie (right)

Lots of great vegan smoothie & juice options. The Protein Berry Workout “Power Smoothie” and the Amazing Greens Smoothie are our favorites.

Garrett Popcorn Shop (B7)

The Plain and Buttery popcorn options are labeled as vegan on the Garret Popcorn Shops websiteOpens in a new tab..

Eli’s Cheesecake (B9)

A VeggL user let us know Eli’s offers a vegan cheesecake slice called, “Vegan Belgian Chocolate “Cheesecake.” We suggest verifying if this one is available or what other vegan options they offer prior to ordering.

Thank you for the info, Jesse!

Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless (B10)

Guacamole & Chips, Roasted Garlic Mushrooms with Black Beans and the Taqueria Salad. We suggest verifying these options are still available prior to ordering and that let them know you are ordering vegan–NO dairy!

Dunkin’ (B12)

We learned from a VeggL user that this Dunkin’ is a kiosk which means there are NO food options. You can order a coffee with almond milk.

Thank you for the info, Ben!

Chili’s Too (B14)

Chili’s Too offers chips with salsa and/or guac and steamed broccoli. We have not verified the cooking process at the airport location, we suggest asking to verify they are vegan*.

Great American Bagel Company (B14)

Ask which bagels specifically do not have animal products (some may contain honey or dairy)–should be any of the following: cinnamon raisin, everything, multigrain, sesame or the baguette.

Then create a Veggie sandwich with cucumber, lettuce, red onion, roasted red peppers, shredded carrots and/or tomatoes. Ask what sauces or dressing would be an option. 

Farmer’s Fridge (B20)

Vegan options in a fridge (aka a vending machine); touchless ordering and a reward program is offered with the Farmer’s Fridge app. You can find a variety of options ranging from oats, a burrito bowl, chips & guac and even vegan cookie dough bites.

These options will always vary. 


Terminal 1 Concourse C


Starbucks Coffee (C1, C6 & C27)

Plenty of coffee drinks & combos you can create with oat, almond, soy or coconut milk. We have a list of Starbucks options broken down by hot & cold drinks plus modifications.

And don’t forget they have a few food options. Look for the Chickpea & Avocado Protein Box, a bagel (plain, cinnamon raisin or everything), Strawberry Overnight Grains or Oatmeal. They also have plenty of snacks. Check the ingredient lists.

Wicker Park Seafood & Sushi Bar (C1)

A VeggL user let us know about Wicker Park. Edamame, avocado rolls & seaweed salad were mentioned as options. We suggest verifying the seaweed salad does not contain any fish sauce before ordering. Also verify no miso is used in anything you order as it contains bonito (dried fish)

Thank you for the info, Beverly

Ciao Gourmet Market (C15)

Grab-n-go items like juices, fruit, veggies, dried fruit & nuts.

America’s Dog (C17/C18)

Vegan Options Chicago O'Hare
Pic provided by our VeggL user, Paul Maples

We have had multiple VeggL users let us know America’s Dog offers vegan* options; an Impossible Burger and Impossible Dog. The burger* is cooked on the same grill with animal menu items; the hot dog is not.

The ordering kiosk specifies a vegan hot dog when you order. We have not confirmed if the burger bun is vegan or if the fries share a fryer with animal menu items though so please ask, if interested. 

Thank you for the info, Kimberly, Paul & Mark

Auntie Anne’s (C18)

Auntie Anne’s Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel (order fresh with NO butter) with their Sweet Glaze Sauce.

Auntie Anne’s pretzels can be ordered vegan IF they are willing to make yours without the butter that is added BEFORE they go into the oven. This isn’t just a VeggL hack, it’s something that they themselves promote on their website.

Having said that, we’ve had mixed luck trying to do this ourselves. Some locations are willing to do it and some won’t. Be prepared to wait.

Cafe Zoot! (C19)

Create your own veggie sandwich or salad.

Salad Works (C19)

Create your own salad, bowl or wrap. Your options include beans, tofu, avocado, hummus, fruit, veggies, and vegan dressings. Our guide has a complete list for you. Be aware, the airport locations menu may vary.

Nuts on Clark (C19)

Nuts on Clark is a popcorn and nuts shop. The Chicago Midway airport recommended them as having vegan options. We suggest asking. 


Terminal 2 Pre-Security, Main Hall & Baggage Claim


Farmer’s Fridge (Pre-security)

Vegan options in a fridge (aka a vending machine); touchless ordering and a reward program is offered with the Farmer’s Fridge app. You can find a variety of options ranging from oats, a burrito bowl, chips & guac and even vegan cookie dough bites.

These options will always vary. 

Wicker Park Seafood & Sushi Bar (Main Hall)

Edamame, avocado rolls & seaweed salad were mentioned as options.

We suggest verifying the seaweed salad does not contain any fish sauce before ordering. Also, verify no miso is used in anything you order as it contains bonito (dried fish)

Summer House Santa Monica (Main Hall)

A couple of VeggL users have let us know there are a few options at Summer House; an Impossible Burger, chips & guac or chips & salsa. Please ask before ordering to verify which options are in fact vegan or can be made vegan. And this could be helpful… they start serving lunch at 9:30am!

Thank you for the info, Beverly & Jessica!

CIBO Express Gourmet Market (Main Hall)

Tons of vegan snacks, sandwiches, wraps, juices and Soul Veg items.

Starbucks Coffee (Baggage Claim)

Plenty of coffee drinks & combos you can create with oat, almond, soy or coconut milk. We have a list of Starbucks options broken down by hot & cold drinks plus modifications.

And don’t forget they have a few food options. Look for the Chickpea & Avocado Protein Box, a bagel (plain, cinnamon raisin or everything), Strawberry Overnight Grains or Oatmeal. They also have plenty of snacks. Check the ingredient lists.


Terminal 2 Concourse E


CIBO Express Gourmet Market (E1)

Grab-n-go vegan items like bars, fruit & juices. 

Starbucks (E2, E11)

Plenty of coffee drinks & combos you can create with oat, almond, soy or coconut milk. We have a list of Starbucks options broken down by hot & cold drinks plus modifications.

And don’t forget they have a few food options. Look for the Chickpea & Avocado Protein Box, a bagel (plain, cinnamon raisin or everything), Strawberry Overnight Grains or Oatmeal. They also have plenty of snacks. Check the ingredient lists.

Auntie Anne’s (E2)

Auntie Anne’s pretzels can be ordered vegan IF they are willing to make yours without the butter that is added BEFORE they go into the oven. This isn’t just a VeggL hack, it’s something that they themselves promote on their website.

Having said that, we’ve had mixed luck trying to do this ourselves. Some locations are willing to do it and some won’t. Be prepared to wait.

Nuts on Clark (E2)

Nuts on Clark is a popcorn and nuts shop. The Chicago Midway airport recommended them as having vegan options. We suggest asking. 


Terminal 2 Concourse F


Farmer’s Fridge (F1)

Vegan options in a fridge (aka a vending machine); touchless ordering and a reward program is offered with the Farmer’s Fridge app. You can find a variety of options ranging from oats, a burrito bowl, chips & guac and even vegan cookie dough bites.

These options will always vary. 

Chili’s Too (F9)

Chili’s Too offers chips with salsa and/or guac and steamed broccoli. We have not verified the cooking process at the airport location, we suggest asking to verify they are vegan*.

Vegan Options at Dunkin'
Dunkin’s Strawberry Dragonfruit Coconut Refresher

Dunkin’ Donuts (F9)

Multiple bagels (like Everything and Cinnamon Raisin) are available. Avocado Toast and Hashbrowns make Dunkin a decent choice.

Dunkin’ offers oat, almond and coconut milk (with an extra charge) which makes many coffee combinations possible.


Terminal 3 Baggage & Rotunda


Farmer’s Fridge (Baggage Claim)

Vegan options in a fridge (aka a vending machine); touchless ordering and a reward program is offered with the Farmer’s Fridge app. You can find a variety of options ranging from oats, a burrito bowl, chips & guac and even vegan cookie dough bites.

These options will always vary. 

Great American Bagel Company (Rotunda)

Ask which bagels specifically do not have animal products (some may contain honey or dairy)–should be any of the following: cinnamon raisin, everything, multigrain, sesame or the baguette.

Then create a Veggie sandwich with cucumber, lettuce, red onion, roasted red peppers, shredded carrots and/or tomatoes. Ask what sauces or dressing would be an option. 

Subway (Rotunda)

Make your own Veggie Delight sub or salad. Add a bag of chips (check ingredients).


Terminal 3 Concourse G


Chili’s Too (G10)

Chili’s Too offers chips with salsa and/or guac and steamed broccoli. We have not verified the cooking process at the airport location, we suggest asking to verify they are vegan*.


Terminal 3 Concourse H


CIBO Express Gourmet Market (H1)

Grab-n-go vegan items like bars, fruit & juices. 

Farmer’s Fridge (H1)

Vegan options in a fridge (aka a vending machine); touchless ordering and a reward program is offered with the Farmer’s Fridge app. You can find a variety of options ranging from oats, a burrito bowl, chips & guac and even vegan cookie dough bites.

These options will always vary. 

Garrett Popcorn Shop (H1)

The Plain and Buttery popcorn options are labeled as vegan on the Garret Popcorn Shops websiteOpens in a new tab..

Starbucks (H1)

Plenty of coffee drinks & combos you can create with oat, almond, soy or coconut milk. We have a list of Starbucks options broken down by hot & cold drinks plus modifications.

And don’t forget they have a few food options. Look for the Chickpea & Avocado Protein Box, a bagel (plain, cinnamon raisin or everything), Strawberry Overnight Grains or Oatmeal. They also have plenty of snacks. Check the ingredient lists.

Chili’s Too (H2)

Chili’s Too offers chips with salsa and/or guac and steamed broccoli. We have not verified the cooking process at the airport location, we suggest asking to verify they are vegan*.

Nuts on Clark (H4)

Nuts on Clark is a popcorn and nuts shop. The Chicago Midway airport recommended them as having vegan options. We suggest asking. 

Great American Bagel Company (H10)

Ask which bagels specifically do not have animal products (some may contain honey or dairy)–should be any of the following: cinnamon raisin, everything, multigrain, sesame or the baguette.

Then create a Veggie sandwich with cucumber, lettuce, red onion, roasted red peppers, shredded carrots and/or tomatoes. Ask what sauces or dressing would be an option. 


Terminal 3 Concourse K


Farmer’s Fridge (K1)

Vegan options in a fridge (aka a vending machine); touchless ordering and a reward program is offered with the Farmer’s Fridge app. You can find a variety of options ranging from oats, a burrito bowl, chips & guac and even vegan cookie dough bites.

These options will always vary. 

Great American Bagel Company (K2)

Ask which bagels specifically do not have animal products (some may contain honey or dairy)–should be any of the following: cinnamon raisin, everything, multigrain, sesame or the baguette.

Then create a Veggie sandwich with cucumber, lettuce, red onion, roasted red peppers, shredded carrots and/or tomatoes. Ask what sauces or dressing would be an option. 

Macaroni Grill (K2)

Ask Macaroni Grill if you can create your own pasta dish with veggies and no animal ingredients. Check our guide for more info and then cross-reference it with the airport menu. Verify what you are ordering is vegan prior to ordering. 

Starbucks (K4)

Starbucks Pink Drink
Starbucks Pink Drink

Plenty of coffee drinks & combos you can create with oat, almond, soy or coconut milk. We have a list of Starbucks options broken down by hot & cold drinks plus modifications.

And don’t forget they have a few food options. Look for the Chickpea & Avocado Protein Box, a bagel (plain, cinnamon raisin or everything), Strawberry Overnight Grains or Oatmeal. They also have plenty of snacks. Check the ingredient lists.

Burrito Beach (K4)

Burrito Beach offers vegan options… You can order a Very Veggie Burrito, Guac Tacos or Organic Mexican Quinoa Salad according to their online ordering menu.

Very Veggie Burritos come with grilled veggies, black beans, spinach, Mexican red rice and chipotle corn on a vegan flour tortilla. Guac Tacos come with corn tortillas filled with guacamole and your choice of cold toppings. The Organic Mexican Quinoa Salad are served on a bed of lettuce with grilled veggies, guac & salsa. Order with NO dressing, cheese or sour cream.

Thank you for the detailed info, Kenneth! …and to Max for originally letting us know Burrito Beach offers vegan options. 🙂

B-Smooth, Smoothies & Salads (K4)

B Smooth shows dairy-free smoothies with soy milk and a create-your-own salad on their menu on Chicago O’Hare’s website. Verify which smoothies are the dairy-free ones and which dressings are vegan-friendly prior to ordering.

Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless (K4)

Guacamole & Chips, Roasted Garlic Mushrooms with Black Beans and the Taqueria Salad. We suggest verifying these options are still available prior to ordering and that let them know you are ordering vegan–NO dairy!

Farmer’s Fridge (K6)

Vegan options in a fridge (aka a vending machine); touchless ordering and a reward program is offered with the Farmer’s Fridge app. You could find a variety of options ranging from oats, a burrito bowl, chips & guac and even vegan cookie dough bites.

These options will always vary. 

Nuts on Clark (K18)

Nuts on Clark is a popcorn vending machine recommended as having vegan options from on the Chicago Midway website. We could not find a menu to verify options so maybe it says on it. 


Terminal 3 Concourse L


ICE Dishes & Drinks Bar (L1)

Mediterranean Vegetable Sampler. Verify there is no dairy when ordering. 

Starbucks Coffee (L2, L21)

Plenty of coffee drinks & combos you can create with oat, almond, soy or coconut milk. We have a list of Starbucks options broken down by hot & cold drinks plus modifications.

And don’t forget they have a few food options. Look for the Chickpea & Avocado Protein Box, a bagel (plain, cinnamon raisin or everything), Strawberry Overnight Grains or Oatmeal. They also have plenty of snacks. Check the ingredient lists.


Terminal 5


The Goddess and Grocer (Ticketing/Pre-Security)

You have a couple of options here… A Goddess Chopped Veggie Salad or Garden Goddess Wrap.

Nuts on Clark (Arrivals)

Nuts on Clark is a popcorn and nuts shop. The Chicago Midway airport recommended them as having vegan options. We suggest asking. 

Farmer’s Fridge (Arrivals)

Vegan options in a fridge (aka a vending machine); touchless ordering and a reward program is offered with the Farmer’s Fridge app. You could find a variety of options ranging from oats, a burrito bowl, chips & guac and even vegan cookie dough bites. These options will always vary. 


Terminal 5 Concourse M


Garrett Popcorn Shop (M7, M18)

The Plain and Buttery popcorn options are labeled as vegan on the Garret Popcorn Shops websiteOpens in a new tab..

Burger King (M7)

Burger King's Impossible Whopper
Burger King’s Impossible Whopper (order with NO mayo) and Fries

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. Not labeled as vegan. Verify it is prior to ordering. 

Big Bowl (M11)

One of the best vegan options in O’Hare. Simple and delicious. Emperor’s Tofu & Vegetables. Not labeled as vegan. A veggL user let us know about it so please verify when ordering. 

Urban Olive (M16)

Falafel, hummus, veggies…verify what their vegan options are prior to ordering.

Dunkin’ (M16)

Multiple bagels (like Everything and Cinnamon Raisin) are available. Avocado Toast and Hashbrowns make Dunkin a decent choice.

Dunkin’ offers oat, almond and coconut milk (with an extra charge) which makes many coffee combinations possible.

Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless (M18)

Guacamole & Chips, Roasted Garlic Mushrooms with Black Beans and the Taqueria Salad. We suggest verifying these options are still available prior to ordering and that let them know you are ordering vegan–NO dairy!

Goddess on the Go (M25)

Grab n go… we’re not sure of specific items but it does say they have vegan options available. 

Farmer’s Fridge (M19, M20, M21, M25 )

Vegan options in a fridge (aka a vending machine); touchless ordering and a reward program is offered with the Farmer’s Fridge app. You can find a variety of options ranging from oats, a burrito bowl, chips & guac and even vegan cookie dough bites.

These options will always vary.

Nuts on Clark (M28)

Nuts on Clark is a popcorn and nuts shop. The Chicago Midway airport recommended them as having vegan options. We suggest asking. 


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More Info

  • We hope this guide to the vegan options at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport made your travel just a little bit better!
  • If you have another airport stop in your near future, be sure to check out Vegan Options at Airports main page. We have a growing list of airports there including places like JFK and the Orlando Airport!
  • Or just download the app and get access to them as soon as we add them!
  • Disclaimer: We do everything possible at VeggL to make sure all our Vegan Guides are as up to date as possible, but sometimes menus and menu items can change. VeggL is not responsible for incorrect or outdated information. Always check with your location and server to confirm items are vegan when ordering. If you notice something that needs to be corrected – please let us know!

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