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Italian Village

71 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603-4910
+1 312-332-7005
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
71 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603-4910
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Italian Village is located in the same building as 2 other Restaurants. Head upstairs for the Village and experience a really nice atmosphere to eat dinner in. The menu has all the traditional dishes and the service is really attentive. There are a wide...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here living in Wilmette many times and when I am in Chicago, it is a must. After 50 years from my first visit, I took my son. How fun it was to feel the magic and memories from my childhood with my son. Very...More

Thank gbddsmith
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mozzarella Caprese hand made at your table. Great service. Wonderful food. Make a reservation, it's worth it.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant upstairs was perfect for a nice dinner after the Hamilton matinee. The atmosphere was quiet and relaxed, and the the food was delicious!

Thank jrichar7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Italian Village Restaurant because of a recommendation from the hotel front desk. We were just a block or two from the restaurant. We did not have a reservation but were seated right away on a Sunday about 5:30. I had a delicious...More

1  Thank Dolly S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on the way to Hamilton (almost across the street). Great atmosphere upstairs, with attentive service. Food was filling and tasty. Only downfall was no butter served with basket of bread and so many employees, it felt as though we were being watched throughout...More

1  Thank Speedycat74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little gem! Amazing service and Delicious Italian food, as if we were seated in an outdoor Italian Street!! Complete with overhead sparkly lights and street signs!!!

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled on this place looking for a good meal for a teenaged boy. The pasta is delicious, the service is awesome, and it’s loud and fun. Better yet, the prices are really reasonable, and the servings are generous. Great for families or friends.

Thank Christy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as expected, no reservations for a table of two, and some lengthy wait on a Sunday night even after 8pm. Then, I guess luck of draw, we ended in the worst table available - IMO, should not even be a table at this location -...More

Thank NWPhil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect place for our dinner after seeing an early show. We didn’t have a reservation but this was not a problem. There are three different restaurants in one so you choose which one suits your taste. We chose a nicer, leisurely traditional...More

Thank Betsy C
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Hana R
December 21, 2017|
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Response from odoyle584 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't remember, but most Italian restaurants offer options.
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Dardy10
May 27, 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.
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Dardy10
May 27, 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $36
Meals
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
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
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
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-332-7005
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Description
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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