Rejoice Lounge

3.3
14 Reviews
$30 and under
Vegan

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Good Vegetarian Options
Rejoice Lounge is the first fully plant based, allergy sensitive and vegan restaurant in the Chicago suburbs. Dairy free, gluten free and egg free is our specialty!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 14 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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3.3based on recent ratings
3.6
food
3.7
service
3.2
ambience
3.3
value
Noise · Moderate
62% of people would recommend it to a friend
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GFfamily
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience2

We originally reached out to the business directly to share our thoughts and concerns about our visit, but they never responded which leaves us to assume that they really couldn't care less about our experience.

Upon arrival, no one was wearing a mask. They had no record of our reservation even though we showed them the email with the details. We were directed to sit outside in a bubble, which after 4 or 5 minutes in the sun felt like we were cooking in a microwave. We asked if we could be seated indoors and the server told us that "the bike shop is taking up our indoor space". Not sure how on earth they would be able to accommodate diners on a rainy day considering this isn't even really a restaurant. It's a walk up counter with a few tables and chairs outside.

It took 30 minutes for 3 employees to make 3 lemonades and a gritty, melted chocolate "shake", and we were the only customers there. After asking a few questions about the menu, we placed our order. Having two people in our party with celiac disease and a severe dairy allergy, we were assured that the restaurant was gluten free and vegan. The two people with celiac disease ordered the breakfast sandwich, which came with the option of a pretzel roll or a brioche bun. After ordering the pretzel roll, the server came back and informed us that the pretzel roll is not gluten free...hence nullifying this as a "gluten free restaurant". We sat in awe wondering how soon it would take us to get sick from any potential cross-contamination in what we now learned was NOT a gluten free restaurant as advertised.

We originally came for the bakery items because they flood their Facebook page with delicious looking donuts, cake pops and other baked goods...of course, they didn't have any bakery items the day we were there.

$95 for 4 people to eat 3 breakfast sandwiches with no sides, 3 lemonades, a bowl of chips and guacamole, and a "milkshake"...outrageous! We certainly won't return and will NOT recommend to anyone!

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KarenL
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Was expecting née Rejoice from the Google search. Don’t know area enough to know better,
Got seated inside, would have preferred outside,
Food was good
Not enough air circulation with the cooking, need a much better venting system. Looking forward to the née Rejoice!

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HaileyS
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The jackfruit was so good. We tried two different burgers( the guac and egg burger) both were delicious. My kids loved their shakes a s mini donuts. My only suggestion is to offer a savory version of the sweet potato fries, they seemed to be dusted in sugar. Would love a chipotle garlic or chili lime version 😋. We will definitely be back!

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Uhnet57
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed eating at Rejoice. We had a hard time finding it because it is inside the bicycle shop, and we did not realize that, but it was good food and we will definitely go back!

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Rena
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

It’s literally in a bike shop. Like tables next to the counter for the bike store. Not what was expected at all. I’m assuming this is a temporary location. Menu was very small, food was cold. Overall extremely disappointed, was really looking forward to an all vegan restaurant in the area.

WA
WilliamA
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Food was good Service was excellent they have limited menu but I would go back if I was in the aera

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Rash
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They did not have the igloo dining. We called an hour before and they said it was open and when we went there we were very disappointed and I we went there to celebrate a birthday. Wrongly advertised about the igloos. They do not even have a name of the restaurant. It is just fake!

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Palate
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

It was a bad experience overall. No customer service such as asking if we needed table to sit down. The food quality was bad.Falafels were dry. The avocado toast was not delicious. The only good thing was the sweet potato fries.Was excited about trying this vegan place but will not be going back again!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quiet morning dining experience while we watch the snow in an igloo. Doesn't get any better.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This is probably the 10th time my husband and I have been here and we love it everytime. Staff are always friendly and it's the only place where we can eat everything on the menu.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great Valentine's dinner here. I know it's not their full restaurant but it was nice to try their food before it opens.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

You have to try the donuts and cheesecake! OMG they are so good.

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BLN90
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience2

Food is excellent. Absolutely loved it. However there was no heat in the restaurant and it couldn’t have been more than 30 degrees inside. When we asked why it was so cold the server said the cook had to leave the door open. When it is negative temps outside, either shut down in dining and just do take out, or shut the door. It really took away from the night.

DL
DavidL
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Worst dining experience I’ve ever had. Not what it seems. Borderline false advertising from their menu.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Rejoice Lounge using the Order Online button. Rejoice Lounge also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (630) 943-7499.

Rejoice Lounge is rated 3.3 stars by 14 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.