KALE MY NAME
3300 W Montrose Ave
Chicago IL 60618
OPEN EVERY DAY 11AM - 10PM
100% PLANT BASED
Winner of National Award for America's "VEGAN RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR" by VegOut Magazine.
Winner of Veggie Award 2022 for BEST Vegan Casual Restaurant in the country by VegNews Magazine.
Winner of Best of Chicago Award for BEST VEGAN RESTAURANT by Chicago Reader.
Two Times Winner of BEST BRUNCH in Chicago, second in United States by VegOut Magazine.
Winner of BEST VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT in Chicago by Restaurant Guru
Winner of BEST PATIO and Two times winner for BEST SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT by North River Commission.
Two Times Winner of Diner Choice Award by Open Table.
DRINKS & TEA PARTY
ORGANIC COLD PRESS KALE MY NAME JUICE - $10
Kale, Apple, Pineapple, Ginger
Organic Hand Crafted Local Kombucha — $7
Lemonade or Limeade — $6*
different flavors available
Hot Chocolate — $5
Organic Hot Tea — $5
Pepsi Can — $3
Sprite Can — $3
La Croix — $3
Boxed Water — $3
Perrier Sparkling Water — $4
Celsius Healthy Energy Drink — $5
Julius Meinl Coffees:
Black Coffee — $4
Espresso - $5
Hot Latte - $6
Iced Latte - $6
MOCKTAILS — $12
COCKATAILS — $14
Piña Con Nada or Piña Colada.
Virgin or Not Strawberry Daiquiri
It’s fun, it’s sweet, it’s slushy.
Señorita Margarita or Señora Margarita
She’s a lady, sweet and tangy.
Faux-Jito or Mojito
Minty, Fresh and light.
Virgin or Bloody Mary
Hungover? She cures everything.
Made in house from scratch.
Hard or Not Breakfast Sangria
Available at all times, we don’t decide when you wake up.
We can make different flavors happen!
Try our special "KALE ME ALL NIGHT" tequila based shot for $5.
BEER, WINE, CIDER, SELTZER
Carib Premium Lager — $6
Juicy Ass IPA— $7
London Dry— $6
Bucket of 5 same drinks — $20
Wine (All Certified Vegan):
Cabernet Sauvignon Terrenal Red Wine from Spain — $11 Glass, $33 Bottle
Sauvignon Blanc Tierra Salvaje White Wine from Chile — $11 Glass, $33 Bottle
Prosecco - Sparkling Wine from Italy — $12 Glass, $42 Bottle
NOZECO - Non Alcoholic Champagne - $10 Glass, $42 Bottle
AFTERNOON TEA PARTY
AVAILABLE EVERY DAY FROM 11AM TO 5PM — $35 PER PERSON
Tea set comes with organic hot tea, oat milk, monkfruit sweetener, lemon, avocado toast, ajvar and pita, drink (pick between smoothies, mocktails, cocktails, kombucha, lemonades, wine or beer) and many tea party vegan cookies!
Tea party hats are not required, although highly encouraged!
Reservation required as we can serve only one party at the time. 2 hour limit per party.
Gender neutral, so everyone is welcome to PARTTTTYYYYYYYY!
I'M NOT REALLY HUNGRY BUT I'M GONNA EAT ANYWAY:
-Ajvar and Pita Bread - $12
Traditional Balkan’s Spread
Roasted Pepper, Roasted Eggplant, Sunflower Oil and Sea Salt [SF]
Sub Veggies for Gluten Free option.
Veggies and Pita - [SF] - $2
-Three Empanadas - $13
Potato and Veggies served with Garlic Aioli [SF]
-Cauliflower Wings - $15
Buffalo, BBQ or Lemon Pepper
Carrot and Ranch Dressing On The Side [GF, SF]
-Chips and Fresh Guacamole - $10
-Tequeños - $12
Venezuelan Cheese Sticks served with Garlic Aioli [SF]
-Nachos - $15
Chips, Cheddar, Black Beans, Corn, Pico De Gallo, Chipotle Aioli [GF, SF]
Add: Guac, Jackfruit, Seitan, Tofu - $3
Add: Chicken Tenders, Beyond Beef or Oyster Mushrooms : $5
-Mac Balls - $13
Fried Mac and Cheddar Cheese Balls
Ranch Dressing on the side [GF, SF]
-Two Sliders - $16
Veggie or Beyond Patty, Cheddar Cheese, Kale, Onion, Tomato, Pickle and Awesome Sauce [SF]
-Homemade Fries - $6
Served with Ranch [GF, SF]
-Greek Fries - $9
Feta, Parsley, Lemon Slice served with Garlic Aioli [GF, SF]
-Fried Oyster Mushrooms - $17
Organic Oyster Mushrooms server with homemade ranch and slice of lemon [GF, SF]
SOUP IT UP:
Nominated for the Best Soup in Chicago by Chicago Reader
-Lentil Soup - cup $8, bowl $12 [GF, SF]
-Cheddar Broccoli - cup $8, bowl $12 [GF, SF]
“I’M JUST GONNA GET A SALAD” - WE GOT YOU SISTER:
Add to any salad: Tofu, Seitan, Avocado, Jackfruit - $3
Add to any Salad: Chicken Tenders, Beyond Beef or Oyster Mushrooms : $5
-Caesar Salad - $12
Kale, Parmesan, Sun Dried Tomatoes with Caesar dressing[GF, SF]
-Neiman Salad - $14
Kale, Broccoli, Tom, Carrot, Corn, Black Beans and Mediterranean Dressing [GF, SF]
-Taco Salad - $13
Kale, Black Beans, Corn, Red Peppers, Pico De Gallo, Chips and Chipotle Aioli [GF, SF]
-Kale My Name House Salad - $10
Kale, Tomato, Cucumber, Onion, Carrot with choice of dressing [GF, SF]
-Greek Salad - $13
Kale, Olives, Feta, Tomato, Cucumber, Onion, Mediterranean Dressing [GF, SF]
WRAP IT UP:
-all wraps come with French Fries, sub any of the sides for $1
-Jackfruit Wrap - $16
Jackfruit, Black Beans, Corn, Kale, Pico de Gallo and Chipotle Aioli [GF,SF]
-Buffalo Tofu Wrap - $15
Fried Tofu, Buffalo Sauce, Kale, Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Ranch Sauce [GF,]
-Italian Seitan Wrap - $16
Homemade Seitan, Mushrooms, Kale, Mozzarella Cheese, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Garlic Aioli [SF]
-Caesar Avocado Wrap - $15
Avocado, Kale, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Parmesan, Caesar Dressing [GF,SF]
- Oyster Mushroom Wrap - $19
Organic Fried Oyster Mushrooms, Kale, Onion, Tomato, Pickle, Awesome Sauce Dressing [GF,SF]
- Broccoli - $4
- Black Beans - $3
- Garlic Kale - $5
TACOS, BECAUSE IT’S MEXICO SOMEWHERE:
-Jackfruit Tacos - $14 [GF, SF]
-Fried Avocado Tacos - $14 [GF, SF]
-Seitan Tacos - $14 [SF]
Add Any Extra Taco - $6
-Combo, One of Each - $19 [SF]
(One Jackfruit, One Avocado, One Seitan Tacos)
-Beyond Tacos - $16 [GF,SF]
All Tacos come in gluten free corn tortillas with Chopped Kale, Chipotle Aioli, Pico de Gallo, Lime, side of black beans and chips
Add: Nacho Cheese - $3 Side of Guac -$3
NOW, I'M REALLY HUNGRY:
-Chicago Burger - $17
*nominated for best burger in the city by Chicago Reader
Beyond Burger Patty, Cheddar Cheese, Kale, Tomato, Onion, Pickles, Awesome Sauce and Side of Fries [SF]
Double Patty with extra cheese - $24
- Hawaii Burger - $18
Beyond Burger Patty, Shredded Mozarella Cheese, Pineapple, BBQ Sauce, Kale, Tomato, Onion, Pickles and Side of Fries [SF]
-Homemade Tina’s Veggie Burger - $17
Veggie Patty (made in house - soft texture) , Cheddar Cheese, Kale, Tomato, Onion, Pickles, Awesome Sauce and Side of Fries [SF]
Double Patty with extra Cheese - $25
-Tindle Chicken Sandwich - $17
TiNDLE Chicken Patty, Cheddar Cheese, Kale, Tomato, Onion, Pickles, Awesome Sauce and Side of Fries
Double Patty with extra Cheese - $25
-Southern Supper - $19
Fried Cauliflower, Mac Ball, Garlic Kale, Homemade Fries with Ranch, Buffalo and BBQ sauces on the side [GF, SF]
-Big Daddy Special - $18
Two Better Balance Hot Dogs in a bun, grilled onions, relish, mustard and Side of Fries. [SF]
-TiNDLE Chicken Tenders - $18
Four TiNDLE Chicken Tenders served with homemade fries with ranch and side of garlic kale.
- Oyster Mushroom Sandwich - $19
Organic Fried Oyster Mushroom, Brioche Bun, Kale, Tomato, Onion, Pickles, Awesome Sauce and Side of Fries [SF]
CAN I STILL ORDER FROM KIDS MENU EVEN THO I AM OVER 12? KALE NO!!!
-Quesadillas - $6
Cheddar or Mozzarella in Corn Tortillas [GF, SF]
-Kids Burger - $12
Cheddar Cheese, Side of Fries [SF]
-Veggie Plate - $7
Choice of 3 Raw Veggies Served with Ranch
Carrots, Broccoli, Kale, Mushroom, Tomato, Red Peppers [GF, SF]
STRESSED SPELLED BACKWARDS IS DESSERTS:
- Homemade Cheesecake - $13
Yes, it is vegan, like EVERYTHING else on the menu and if you call us to ask if it's vegan, it will still be vegan. Different Flavor every month. So don't forget to ask about that. It is gluten free too.
-Dessert Nachos - $9
Chips, Cinnamon, Vanilla IceCream and Chocolate Sauce on Top [GF, SF]
- Pie, Pie My Darling - $12 - Rainbow Sprinkle Cake
-Planty Scoops Vanilla Ice Cream - $5
16OZ SMOOTHIES AND SHAKES $10
UNDER THE CURRENT GUIDELINES YOUR MILKSHAKE IS ONLY PERMITTED TO BRING 10 BOYS TO THE YARD, MAX
As international as we are, we decided to name our smoothies after countries around the world, even though ingredients are NOT directly or at all related to their origin.
Add Protein Powder to Any Smoothie for $2.
Japan - Pineapple, Banana, Kale with Oat Milk
Americano - Created by Noah Schnapp - TBH Chocolate Hazelnut Spread - Banana, Pineapple, Oat Milk
Puerto Rico - Vanilla Ice Cream, Pineapple, Banana with Oat Milk and Chocolate on Top
Philippines - Dragon Fruit, Pineapple, Banana with Oat Milk
Lebanon - Peach, Banana, Carrot with Oat Milk
Kenya - Strawberry, Banana with Oat Milk
New Zealand - Blackberries, Blueberries, Strawberries, Banana with Oat Milk
Brazil - Espresso Powder, Chocolate, Banana with Oat Milk
Yugoslavia - Raspberry, Blackberry, Strawberries, Peach with Oat Milk
International Waters- Build Your Own Smoothie - $12
GF - GLUTEN FREE
SF - SOY FREE
OUR ENTIRE FOOD MENU IS FREE OF NUTS.
SMOOTHIE AMERICANO CONTAINS HAZELNUT.
CROSS CONTAMINATION IS POSSIBLE.
ALL MENU ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
To learn more about our menu and what we can do for you—get in touch.
DID WE MENTION KALE?
1. Kale is among the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet
2. Kale is loaded with powerful antioxidants like Quercetin and Kaempferol
3. It is an excellent source of Vitamin C
4. Kale Can Help Lower Cholesterol, Which May Reduce The Risk of Heart Disease
5. Kale Is One of The World's Best Sources of Vitamin K
6. There Are Numerous Cancer-Fighting Substances in Kale
7. Kale Is Very High in Beta-Carotene
8. Kale Is a Good Source of Minerals That Most People Don't Get Enough Of
9. Kale Is High in Lutein and Zeaxanthin, Powerful Nutrients That Protect the Eyes
10. Kale Should Be Able to Help You Lose Weight