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Vinci Restaurant

1732 N Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60614-5533
+1 312-266-1199
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pappardelle” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1732 N Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60614-5533
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to Vinci's for dinner. The appetizers were excellent -- asparagus and egg plant. Then the wait for the main course took awhile. When they arrived 2 of the 3 were disappointing especially given how good the appetizers were. Overall it was inconsistent. Probably won't...More

Thank Kirk47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Portions were generous. Food was high quality. Service was prompt and courteous. We all tried different dishes, salmon ( great Brussel sprouts and fennel), veal, chicken and pasta. Our dessert was a chocolate mousse and was not as good as the main courses. Pizza crust...More

Thank NancyGail
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at how good the three course pre-theatre meal was. Eggplant and Meatball dishes were tasty .... then seafood linguini was prepared with a red sauce with a little heat Breads could be better but quickly made up for by chocolate mouse...More

1  Thank Steven A
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Four of us dined on a cold, blustery evening. Service attentive and friendly. Rustic bread w evo dolloped w cheese enjoyed. Appetizer of baby grilled octopus was perfectly done. Faro bed was delicious but if you are not a fan of balsamic, adjust. Risotto w...More

1  Thank Dancing2013
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Vinci is one of several restaurants we frequent before Steppenwolf performances. It’s traditional Italian and is a reliable choice for play-goers and neighborhood residents (who frequently eat at the bar). Food is good; above average. Service is efficient. The kitchen is sensitive to timing if...More

Thank cbowers70
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The menu has all the traditional Italian favorites but also offers gluten free pizza and pasta. The perfect manhattan with maple infused bourbon was an excellent cocktail. Pappardelle with short ribs was extraordinary. Service was attentive and quick. We arrived late and nodded to get...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a family owned Italian restaurant with excellent service, entrees, and homemade desserts. We dined here on our last night in Chicago. For appetizers my husband had the mussels which was served in a huge pot in a delicious broth the mussels were delicious....More

Thank mandyM226342
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable meal here on our vacation. The fig appetiser and the duck entree were highlights. The service was fantastic, very quick and our server was super helpful and great with the kids. Would definitely recommend!

Thank spurs5
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I went to steppenwolf for a play and wanted an easy place to grab dinner. This is 1/2 a block away, they support efforts to keep on schedule, and the food was good. We will be back!

Thank 276elizabethl
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We tried Vinci's for the first time, although it has been in Lincoln Park for 25+ years. Very nicely decorated, romantic, intimate ambiance. The veal was out of this world! Prepared Med rare and very tender. They had a very good 20 year old port...More

Thank Amyatthelake
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1732 N Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60614-5533
    (Halsted St and Willow St)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line Clybourn/North
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 312-266-1199
  • E-mail
Vinci serves up hearty Italian food to comfort and satisfy. Beautiful Da Vinci style murals, floor to ceiling wine racks, and soft lighting create a warm and comfortable spot in the heart of Lincoln Parks theater district. Vinci also offers wine dinners on the second Wednesday of each month.
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