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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
“chicken wings” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1800 S Carpenter St, Corner of 18th St & Carpenter, Chicago, IL 60608-3315
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great innovative chef - formal Embeya- Casual, trendy spot, a bit on the loud side. Service was good. Cocktails are very good. Food was excellent. Very impressed by the octopus in coconut broth dish. We tried only one dessert, it was ok.

Thank Nhuss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the great press about HaiSous Vietnamese Kitchen, I had brunch at this Pilsen  hot spot owned by Thai and Danelle Dang. It was a Semifinalist for the 2018 James Beard Foundation Award for Best New Restaurant and received the Michelin Bib Gourmand listing....More

Thank Globalphile
Reviewed May 18, 2018

After all the press this restaurant is getting, we decided it must be wonderful and were looking forward to another Vietnamese venue other than Le Colonial. Our waiter was a bit curt even though the restaurant was 30% capacity. We did not see him until...More

1  Thank Viacki
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We sat at the kitchen table and had the fun of watching it all being prepared, adding atmosphere to good food delivered in a friendly efficient style. How can a mushroom starter be “knock out”but what a delicious experience. Solid and tasty curry, not too...More

Thank Green2Amber
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Highly original presentations of familiar Vietnamese dishes and offerings of some creative dishes not seen before We tried about 10 dishes to share Noteworthy: octopus with eggplant, beef skewers, noodle dishes, chopped clams, fried chicken wings (as you never had them before) Good service Interesting...More

Thank Grandmom1949
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Tasty food in an authentic vietnamese ambiance at a reasonable price. Decent service. Most people in the restaurant started coughing midway through our Sunday brunch. We were later told that the chef was making his chili pepper paste. We complained to the host who assured...More

Thank harrymd
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We had been fans of Embeya in the past, so when we discovered that the chef had opened a new restaurant, we were excited to try it. The food is brilliant, and so gorgeously crafted that once you factor in the labor that went into...More

Thank AHW676
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

My friend suggested we try this restaurant because of its James Beard nomination. I’ve had fancy Vietnamese French in Danang and thought this might be similar. The food was very tasty but the experience was somewhat disappointing. It was not the comfort food that I...More

Thank JKNY71
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Decent experience. Right up there with hundreds of other good experiences at so many Chicago restaurants. Overly hyped in my opinion. Prawn summer roll light on the prawns. The scallop ceviche was very good. The deep fried fluke was excellent! Adequate service - waitress more...More

Thank SamAdamsGhost
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We have dined twice at Hais Sous and while I understand why this restaurant is very popular, there are better and cheaper restaurants serving Vietnamese cuisine in Chicago. My daughter spent a semester studying in Ho Chi Minh City, a.k.a. Saigon and she loves Vietnamese...More

1  Thank Ted K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
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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.
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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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