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Le Colonial

937 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1422
+1 312-255-0088
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
937 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1422
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11 - 20 of 823 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is amazing! Everything we ordered was delicious! The service is varied in quality depending on who your server is, however the food is so amazing it really becomes a non issue. You must eat here!

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really very good food and autenthic colonial feel design. Everything was good including the very friendly service. We had a great time and will come again.

Thank Pat1970512
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drinks lounge upstairs is very pleasant. As you walk downstairs to the restaurant before you are greeted by the hostess a wall of sound will grab you. The food however is very good with an eclectic menu and sound wine list. Service is what...More

Thank pbesman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second time to visit the restaurant. My wife and were not disappointed. We enjoy Vietnamease cuisine and this is one of the best we have had. The menu was all encompassing and the food did not disappoint. The staff was attentive and...More

Thank HMH80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very nice. We sat outside which was lovely although the tables were very close together. The food was very good but my wife's shrimp dish was very spicy. One would have thought the waitress would have told her. The service was just...More

Thank WorldTraveler50226
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location. We were able to walk here from our hotel. We had the biggest lunch ever because we wanted everything on the menu! all incredibly fresh, authentic and dee-lish. nice staff as well.

Thank kimberly g
Reviewed 14 July 2017

First thing to do is try to book a balcony a table overlooking Rush Street.Great place to dine. The food is sensational with a fusion twist.The cocktails are a big wow,!!!. Please try the starter spare ribs which are in a class of their own...More

Thank 40yearsoftravel
Reviewed 11 July 2017

love the look of le colonial from outside, which really invited us to walk in and ask for a table, we ditched the famous Chicago deep dish pizza and had a wonderful meal. we had to wait a bit for our table, but was definitely...More

Thank namanniy
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Great interior, very good food but not special, not excellent. Service was excellent though, and very friendly.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I had some of the best monkfish I have ever had. The appetizers were great and tasty. The fried rice was the best.

Thank stentdoc
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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26 May 2017|
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Response from David A | Reviewed this property |
Probably. Yes. But in my view the restaurant is so underwhelming in all areas that I'd find a better way to spend my time and money
26 May 2017|
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Response from AJR2000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely!
Marlena W
25 May 2017|
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Response from Sheldon Z | Reviewed this property |
Smart causal is just fine. No shorts, etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 937 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1422
  • Public Transportation: Chicago El & Bus Route 22,36,151,156
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighbourhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 312-255-0088
  • E-mail
Le Colonial Is Celebrating 15 Years In Chicago’s Gold Coast Area On Rush Street. This Noted Up-scale French-vietnamese Restaurant Transports Guests To Another Time And Place, Vividly Recapturing The Beauty, Romance And Spirit Of 1920’s French Colonial Southeast Asia. The Second-floor Main Bar, Lounge, And Terrace Are Adorned With Plush Couches, Woven Rattan Chairs, And Potted Palms. Black And White Photos Of Turn Of The Century Life In Saigon Set The Stage For Your Next Event."le Colonial Is An Escapist's Paradise, A Cleverly Crafted Re-creation Of The Civilized Yet Exotic World Of French Indochina. Here In Its Tony Oak Street Environs, Le Colonial Has One Of The Loveliest Dining Rooms In The City -- And The Second Floor Lounge Is A Sultry, Seductive Cocktail Destination.”
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