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HaiSous Vietnamese Kitchen

1800 S Carpenter St, Corner of 18th St & Carpenter, Chicago, IL 60608-3315
+1 312-702-1303
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fried rice” (6 reviews)
“chicken wings” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1800 S Carpenter St, Corner of 18th St & Carpenter, Chicago, IL 60608-3315
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not a familiar cuisine for me. Came with two work friends. Tapas style (all items shared). Grilled octopus was outstanding. Fried fluke entree was very tasty (a bit of work, whole fish preparation). Marinated thai eggplant side could pass on (bland). Curry was a bit...More

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Highly recommend. You will need to get reservations early on Reserve.com app. An excellent Vietnamese restaurant with a pricier menu. Excellent quality ingredients. No short cuts made. Many of the dishes are quite authentic but have been made more formally. Most dishes are served family...More

Thank skidocchicago
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our return visit to HaiSous to further explore the menu. On a Friday night, both rooms and all the seats at the bar and the counter facing the kitchen were full of happy patrons, so it was pretty loud. Every single thing we had was...More

Thank CultureVulture60657
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the fun and funky Pilsen area - we felt fortunate to get into this hot spot. The atmosphere and service are top notch an friendly. The cocktails were excellent and unique and I enjoyed the local Chicago tap beer with my food. While...More

Thank stephensT4891DR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic meal here with friends who are locals. We ordered the chef's tasting menu which was described as a 4-course meal of the chef's favorites. The only thing we specified was that the crispy fried whole fish be included and our waiter...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This is not a hole in the wall Vietnamese spot. It is more upscale. Attractive and not too noisy dining room. We did the grilled pork dish, fried rice, mango salad, cucumbers, and grilled eggplant. Nice service. Would return if I lived in Chicago.

Thank nycmom22
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The people who own HaiSous care deeply about their offering and their customers, and it shows in every aspect of one’s visit. Eight of us at dinner on a busy evening, and they and their capable staff didn’t miss a step. From the moment we...More

Thank AgingFoodie
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The food was fantastic! I think price wise it’s more in the range of $$$-$$$$. The plates were quite small and in order to have a filling meal you needed to order at least 4-5 dishes for 2 people. We ordered the lobster and it...More

Thank AnnaBelle W
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The food is fantastic--a great mix of flavors (and not at all like other Asian cuisines). Very well prepared and one of those menus where you want to try everything on it. The chicken wings and ribeye were both wonderful, but you can't go wrong...More

Thank KenJen3925
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Living in Seattle, where there is a large Vietnamese population, and having worked in Orange County, CA, where the Vietnamese population is even larger and there are a lot of good Vietnamese specialty restaurants, I wasn't prepared for HaiSous. I have never encountered anyplace quite...More

Thank SteveLikes_3_Stars
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 S Carpenter St, Corner of 18th St & Carpenter, Chicago, IL 60608-3315
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-702-1303
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A true Vietnamese Kitchen by husband and wife team, Chef Thai & Danielle Dang. We offer authentic Vietnamese flavors that stem from the root of Chef Thai's heart. Expect exciting flavors, interesting ingredients, warm welcoming service, in a fun and accessible space.
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