Summer’s got us feeling heavy and muggy — we don’t know about you, but we’re certainly craving some greens! Other than the many vegan restaurants across Chicago, Logan Square is usually our destination for a quick but good salad fix. From tried-and-true classics like the Ceasar salad at Saba to adventurous creations like the Alpine salad at Flat & Point, it’s time to check out our list of the best salads near Logan Square before the heat hits us full-on!
2607 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
If you’re watching your waistline but also want a filling meal, check out Reno’s selection. Their Quinoa Salad is a fan favorite made with quinoa (obviously), grapes, arugula, parmesan, walnuts, and a vegan dijon vinaigrette. Or try the Frisee Salad made with frisee, spinach, fried leeks, red onion, mushrooms, almonds, and a vegan sherry vinaigrette. Each will set you back $13.
2732 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
This restaurant understood the assignment. Go for the classic Chicken Ceasar salad with grilled chicken breast, cotija, romaine hearts, croutons, and caesar dressing. Or indulge in the Chicken Pita salad with grilled chicken breast, romaine, carrots, cucumber, parsley, Moroccan aioli, house pickle, and pita bread. Or try the Asian Chopped with blackened chicken, romaine lettuce, corn, red cabbage, jicama, cucumbers, carrots, and a sesame dressing. Each for $12.95.
2523 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Looking for sweet and savory? Daisies has you covered with their dinner Beet Salad featuring insane flavor combinations of roasted shallot, blue cheese, and hazelnut butter for $14. Shout out to their lunch White Bean Salad that’s perfectly assembled with roasted fennel, bacon, and a truffle vinaigrette for a mere $4. Yum.
2715 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Of course, you can get yummy pasta and pizza at this restaurant. But if you’re looking to lighten things up, try one of Saba’s classics: Caesar, Wedge, or a House salad. Our personal favorite is the Eggplant Salad made with breaded eggplant, wild arugula, fresh mozzarella, steak tomatoes, and balsamic glazed EVOO for $13.95. Delizioso!
2537 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647
Head to this adorable cafe for the perfect light lunch! Get the Ceasar Salad made with little gem romaine and escarole, celery, sourdough croutons, dill, Parmigiano, and anchovy dressing for $15. Or go for the Lula House Salad made with Werp Farms lettuces, radish, white sesame, and caper vinaigrette for $14.
2230 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Incredible flavors? Yes, please! Logan 11 is a must-visit if you’re looking for some greeny but also intend on packing some extra energy into your body. The Southwest Chicken Salad will blow your mind with ingredients like mixed greens and romaine tossed in a house chipotle dressing, black beans, corn, pico de gallo, and jack cheese. Topped with Cajun chicken, tortilla chips, and guacamole.
3524 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
The last one on our list of best salads near Logan Square is Flat & Point — an elegant, refreshing bar and restaurant perfect for a getaway from the blazing sun and summer heaviness. The Alpine Salad takes the cake at this restaurant. Made with veggies like asparagus, peas, pickled shallot, and cucumbers. Then topped with the goodness of ricotta cheese, croutons, balsamic, and sprinkled herbs. Cue the chef’s kiss!
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