When you want the Best Salad in Champaign-Urbana
When you need to eat your greens: Our Readers Recommend Champaign-Urbana Area restaurants that serve their favorite salads
We asked our readers for recommendations for the best salads in Champaign-Urbana and they responded with enthusiasm. We collected the responses from our Facebook page, but have curated them for you here. (Editor’s note: These recommendations are those of our readers and not endorsed by Chambanamoms.com.)
Courier Cafe in Urbana and Seven Saints in Champaign both received multiple mentions.
Courier Cafe, Urbana: “Courier Cafe now has fresh salad from their garden!” “Courier Cafe hands down.”
Seven Saints, Champaign: “The salmon salad at Seven Saints is killer!”
Not surprisingly, the salad bar at local favorite The Ribeye snagged multiple kudos as well. “Salad bar at The Ribeye. Yummy!”
Plenty of folks had nice things to say about Farren‘s. “I crave their scallop salad.” “Farren’s has the best salads in town!”
Others who drew mentions:
“An unlikely place for salad, but I’m obsessed with the Greek salad from Jet’s.”
“Guido’s cobb salad (with the fried chicken and honey mustard dressing. Yum!”
“The salads at Pekara look amazing. I love Courier’s salad bar, and I love the Greek salad at Niro’s Gyros … seriously!” See our review of the new Pekara location here.
“Billy Barooz sunny day salad — yummy!”
“Dancing Dog.” See our review of Dancing Dog Juicery and Eatery here.
“We love the organic power greens salad with grilled chicken at Houlihan’s.”
“Papa Del’s Italian salad!”
“I really love Friday’s salads.”
More recommendations from our readers:
“Padano’s Pizza in St. Joe has a fantastic antipasto salad. Love it!”
“The Pantry in Tuscola! So many good salads there.”
“Portillo’s and Harvest Market both have excellent salads.”
“Scratch in Saint Joseph has a good Cobb salad. The Pink Pig in Ogden has a delicious BBQ chicken salad.”
“A shout-out to Panera for their Green Goddess Salad with Chicken. It’s my go-to lunch when we are out and about.”
“Art Mart has great grab-and-go salads in their cafe. This has come in handy while I’m running carpool.”
“CoreLife Eatery has some yummy salads. You can build your own as well.” See our review of CoreLife here.
“Destihl has great salads.”