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524 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701-1505
+1 217-210-2177
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“ox tail” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
524 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701-1505
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time visiting And we will definitely be back! We started with the bread and olive oil tasting, olives and nuts and shared the tuna tartare. It was all delicious. Then my husband and I both had the spicy seafood spaghetti which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank S3776BEsamantham
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

This is about a year old and really has hit its stride. It achieves the challenging trifecta of great atmosphere, food and service. The primary influence is Italian but you’ll also find great seafood and other items. Vele means blank canvas in Italian. It may...More

Date of visit: December 2018
7  Thank EdSalvato
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this experience! Coastal Italian, the raw bar was first class and the tenderloin cremini skewers were one of a kind, Theresa at the bar was AWESOME!! served blue cheese olives in a cone glass resting in ice bath to keep it chilled!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank turbomike4
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

A birthday dinner was in order, so we tried something new (to us), although Vele just celebrated a 1st anniversary. What a nice surprise! From the friendly and welcoming hostess, to being in the expert hands of our waiter, Piero, to the specialty cocktail, to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HokiePokie11
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Had a lovely time here on a Friday night. Started with a bottle of great wine, the Robert's olive oil tasting, Grilled Oysters and Filet Skewers. Everything top notch. Dinner did not disappoint either. Wild Mushroom Ravioli, Ox Tail Pappardelle and Salmon were all delicious....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Debbi R
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent, great menu choices. Service very professional. We started with the olive oil tasting, bread and the variety of olive oil was great. My wife had the Fillet mignon, 8 oz., cooked perfectly, chef way (which was recommended by our server, Caleb). Salmon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

The LLCC epicurean club ate at VELE. We shared the charcuterie plate, spicy calimari, and lamb lollipops before ordering our entree. I ordered the mushroom ravioli which was delicious and I also tasted the squid ink spaghetti, ox tail, and the shrimp gnocchi. Everything was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tracy1215
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We came with another couple and enjoyed the great decor and ambience. Service from the bar was slow. Food comes out when it's ready so it comes in waves. Pasta and lollipop lamb chops were great. Once service becomes more polished, I will be able...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank caringinthemoment
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

All I can say is it was great! I got the seafood spaghetti and my friend opted for the scallops. Flavors were great, a little pricier for Springfield but I wouldn’t hesitate to go again. In fact looking forward to the next visit. We were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tighedog
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

First time at this restaurant the food was fabulous we got scallops and salmon and the chef knew how to cook it to perfection We will go back worth every penny

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank sherryj31
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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  • Address: 524 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701-1505
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-210-2177
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