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An Upscale Asian-Inspired Vegan Restaurant Is Opening in Chicago This Week

PLANTA Queen opens in Chicago’s River North neighborhood this Thursday, September 29.

Planta Queen

Planta Queen

PLANTA Queen opens in Chicago’s River North neighborhood this Thursday, September 29.

Get ready, Chicago! Why? Because PLANTA Queen is opening a new location in the River North neighborhood this week.

New Asian-Inspired Vegan Restaurant in Chicago

PLANTA Queen is an Asian-inspired vegan restaurant with locations in New York, Florida, Maryland, and Toronto. This week, the restaurant group will open its first Chicago location.

This newest PLANTA Queen location will offer indoor and outdoor dining, a full bar, and a number of different menus. Brunch will be available on the weekends and will feature bottomless sake sangria and mimosas. Additionally, classic brunch items such as waffles and breakfast scrambles will be offered with an Asian fusion twist.

The all-day menu will feature plant-forward sushi, dumplings, noodles, and salads. Several of the restaurant’s most popular dishes will also be available, such as Bang Bang Broccoli and Truffle Udon Noodles. Daily specials include unlimited maki rolls on Mondays, half-price bottles of wine on Wednesdays, and specials on dumpling platters on Fridays.

PLANTA Queen Chicago is located at 413 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, 60654. Opening hours are 11:30am-9:30pm Sunday-Wednesday and 11:30am-10:30pm Thursday-Saturday. Reservations are encouraged.

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Unagi Eggplant Nigiri Planta Queen

Vegan Brunch and Dinner Options in Chicago

PLANTA Queen will join a rapidly growing collection of vegan restaurants in Chicago. “Chicago has long had one of the most exciting and diverse dining scenes in the country,” said Founder and CEO Steven Salm. “I’m thrilled for PLANTA Queen to be a part of it.”

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Executive Chef David Lee (left) and Founder Steven Salm (right) Planta Queen

While you are waiting for PLANTA Queen to open this week, check out the restaurant’s full menu. And if you are in the Chicago area and are looking for some great vegan food? Then, be sure to check out our favorite vegan brunch spots in Chicago and the top vegan fine dining restaurants in the area.

For more information about PLANTA Queen and its newest location, visit PlantaRestaurants.com.

Cayla White


Cayla has been writing for VegOut since 2020 and has been plugged into the LA vegan food scene since Veggie Grill was pretty much the only vegan restaurant in the city. Aside from writing articles, Cayla enjoys embracing their inner 85-year-old by listening to classical music, making playlists for their friends, and staying active through swimming, hiking, cycling, and yoga. In their free time, Cayla likes writing poetry, learning about outdoor survival and alternative lifestyles, and is always searching for the best loaf of sourdough bread.

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