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Italian Village

71 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603-4910
+1 312-332-7005
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603-4910
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very authentic, great service, delicious food amazing ambience, would be great for date night! I had a personal size veggie pizza, amazing thin crust! Chocolate mousse was great! Would go back.

Thank Janellechansen
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there on Valentine's Day for dinner. We got there as early as we could ( which was about 515) to try to avoid the crowds and the wait. We were able to get right in, no wait, even though it was a full...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Scott was an amazing waiter. He was very kind. We had a show to go to and the food and the service was lightning quick. The antipasto was to die far as if we were at a restaurant in Rome. The meatball sub was amazing...More

Thank greg9138
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great meal at a great price! Generous portions and unique atmosphere! Recommend before a theater performance!

Thank cfmiller62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for lunch. The food was very good and portions were plentiful. Service was very good. A little bit pricey for lunch.

Thank dbmm
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and food were all excellent. Not much more to say - the place has terrific ambiance and everyone knows what to do - waiters, staff & the kitchen.

Thank Wanda D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic restaurant, there are three restaurants to choose from. Small, cozy feeling. Excellent service.

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch and went to Italy. Interesting restaurant or I should say restaurants. Each level is different as far as atmosphere and menu. We ate upstairs which was an "Italian Village" with little alcoves and terraces. The extensive menu was full of tasty dishes...More

Thank kybammer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate on the basement level and it was a nice setting with good food at reasonable prices. Check the menus near the entrance to see which level you want to choose.

Thank beckman49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On previous visits to Chicago, we'd always marveled at the gaudy Italian Village in the Loop, with its large neon sign drawing our attention as we walked by. So when friends joining us on our last trip said they wanted "red-sauce Italian," we brought them...More

Thank njbaseball2017
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Hana R
22 December 2017|
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Response from odoyle584 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't remember, but most Italian restaurants offer options.
28 May 2017|
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Response from Stephen P | Reviewed this property |
Italian Village on the upperfloor, Vivere on the main floor, and Cantina on the lower floor. Vivere is upscale, Italian Village and Cantina are have similar menus.
28 May 2017|
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Response from bouncebackmom | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the street level. I was directed upstairs. My review is based on the upstairs experience. I hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603-4910
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-332-7005
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Three restaurants in one historic building, the Italian Village is home to The Village, La Cantina Chophouse and Vivere. All three have their own chef and make their own way, each catering to a different restaurant experience. Whichever experience you choose, you can't go wrong. Our 35,000-bottle wine collection fills hearts with joy and our waitstaff, many of them with us for decades, ensure your dining experience here at the Italian Village is memorable. We treat you like family!
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