Welcome to Heartland Cafe

The Heartland Cafe has been serving up good vegetarian food for our community since 1976.  We invite you to explore our world.  The restaurant has inside dining and a wonderful patio during warm weather.  A cozy restaurant bar is also available for seating and dining with the full menu.  Check out our natural food market on the way in to the restaurant.  You can find organic produce, direct from farm dairy, eggs, meat and other items.  Products made in Chicago and the midwest line our shelves.  You can place to go orders in the store, including our full line-up of custom juices and smoothies, made with all organic produce!  Or walk around the corner and come see a show in our live music venue!  Open mic on Mondays, spoken word open mic on wednesdays and shows the rest of the week.

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Events

Sep
19
Wed
2018
In One Ear @ The Heartland Cafe
Sep 19 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Chicago’s 3rd longest-running open mic show, In One Ear, is moving back to its old home in the Heartland Cafe dining room for one night only!

In One Ear’s mission is to support the arts and its culture, as well as promoting healthier forms of self expression and connections within the community. In One Ear is an inviting and supportive mix of people that come from all walks of life. Through various ages and skill sets, everyone comes together for the sole purpose of sharing their art with those that will listen. Come out and listen to everyones stories!

9pm / $3

Sep
20
Thu
2018
Kuumba Lynx Co-Founders / One More Moon / OneLove: Family Affair @ The Heartland Cafe
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Kuumba Lynx Co-Founders / One More Moon / OneLove: Family Affair @ The Heartland Cafe

It’s a Family Affair at Episode 9 of #OneLoveAtHeartland! For the month of September, the title and theme #FamilyAffair comes from the Sly and the Family Stone classic song, and is inspired by all of aspects of this time of year that in some way relate to families and the idea of family: the Back-to-School season, the Jewish High Holidays (which are about community, reflection/growth, atonement, and renewed devotion to the good path for a new year), the beginning of the harvest season, etc.

Show up on time to catch the opening of the show, and stick around till the end if you wanna hop in on open jams/ciphers at 11:00pm!

Our Chicago feature will be Kuumba Lynx Co-Founders Jacinda and Jaquanda, and our neighborhood spotlight will be hard folk rock band One More Moon! Stay tuned for more info on our amazing features!!

As always, your house musicians will be your friendly neighborhood revolutionary folk-hop/fusion band, Adam Gottlieb & OneLove. With danceable music and lyrics directly inspired by current struggles for social justice, OneLove offers songs to the soundtrack of our revolution. Because the band’s message is for everyone, the musical repertoire intentionally crosses many genres to create musical experiences with something for everyone. See you there!!

*OneLove*

Sep
26
Wed
2018
In One Ear @ The Heartland Cafe
Sep 26 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Chicago’s 3rd longest-running open mic show, In One Ear, is moving back to its old home in the Heartland Cafe dining room for one night only!

In One Ear’s mission is to support the arts and its culture, as well as promoting healthier forms of self expression and connections within the community. In One Ear is an inviting and supportive mix of people that come from all walks of life. Through various ages and skill sets, everyone comes together for the sole purpose of sharing their art with those that will listen. Come out and listen to everyones stories!

9pm / $3