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Vinci Restaurant

1732 N Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60614-5533
+1 312-266-1199
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pappardelle” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1732 N Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60614-5533
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Dancing2013
Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It was a beautiful Saturday night in Chicago's Lincoln Park, We went to Vinci prior to attending at 8 PM performance at the Royal George Theater. We ate outside on a beautiful evening. The weather was beautiful. The service was fantastic. We were first offered...More

1  Thank Doug H
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very reliable pre-theater or post-theater matinee (Steppenwolf, Royal George) dinner spot. Always a good selection of entrees; servers appear always know which entrees are best. Fish specials are predictably good. Prices are just a bit high for quality/quantity, but food is usually...More

Thank cbowers70
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I think I first ate Vinci nearly 25 years ago when I lived nearby. We were visiting Chicago and had tickets to Steppwnwolf so we went there pre-theater. Food was great. We had some appetizers and entrees and nothing disappointed. The pastas tasted home made...More

Thank AVagabondMan
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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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