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Le Colonial

937 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1422
+1 312-255-0088
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

937 N Rush St Chicago IL. Food was excellent. Pho was delicious Great appetizers Cha Gio & Chao Tom Family enjoyed this restaurant We would go again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Experience647484
Reviewed October 8, 2018

All dishes have amazing flavors in preparation and light sauces. Duck, chicken or steak and shrimp were delicious. Appetizers and salads offer lots of variety. Bar is also a great spot to relax and even eat dinner.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mindy6358
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Having experience at other Le Colonials this one was not good. Started off by (being from Holland and Fan of LC) reservation of outside table went wrong..and was MY fault ? as I should have known that is would be busy on the balcony...excuse me?...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Emile K
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Food was superb as was service and the drinks. Future wife had trout wrapped in a banana leaf while I had a pork dish (#25) with refreshing aromatic vegetable accents. The place feels and looks right for the food and the little bar upstairs is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brad48642
Reviewed September 28, 2018

While this Restaurant is comfortable, I found the lighting such that I had to use my phone torch to read the menu. I also found that the music to be too loud and to be invasive. The food was average for its type but the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank anthonyhobbs
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Le Colonial is our favourite Chicago restaurant. This week we had dinner, and once again, were not disappointed. The food was terrific, the service caring and efficient and the atmosphere is always upbeat and fun. Michael Wilholt the upstairs Maitre D' always helps make our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Laurie H
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Elegant, creative cocktails, new & traditional Asian fusion/Vietnamese food. French Colonial décor. We had a lovely evening visiting friends and sharing each other's food and wonderful cocktails. Highly recommend this restaurant for an adult evening out if like high quality Asian food with great ambiance.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Streiner
Reviewed September 18, 2018

ambience, food and service were excellent! reasonably priced too. for four people with drinks and apps: $240 with tip. they featured authentic French Vietnamese dishes. we chose to eat on the second floor patio, but you can also eat on the dark/cozt second floor, or...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 718steve
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place. Inside you find yourself in a French colonial villa from the indochina era. Intimate setting. Good food and very friendly staff!

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

My wife booked a reservation here over 4 months ago & Vietnamese food is usually totally out of our comfort zone, but she kept hearing from friends to try Le Colonial. Well we were not disappointed in the least. Service from Francisco was top notch...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sirblessing
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May 26, 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
May 26, 2017|
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Response from AJR2000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely!
May 25, 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, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • 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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