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615 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661-2203
+1 312-377-2002
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“pork shoulder” (49 reviews)
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
615 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661-2203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a skinny restaurant in that it is long and narrow. If you eat here you’ll either eat at the bar or at a common table. So, there isn’t a lot of room so you better get a reservation. The food is outstanding. Of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tonypose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Avec on Friday, November 30 for lunch. It was our first stop of a weekend in Chicago. The food and selections were great. I highly recommend the lamb burger and farro salad. Our server helped us select a very nice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alfN3570TR
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Bruch at Avec is perfect for couples or groups who like to share great times and food. By sharing you can work your way through the menu and truly experience the creativity of the selections. The service is unassuming and efficient - timing is perfect....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nolads
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Yes, it is becoming too popular, the trend of offering small plates of unusually prepared dishes. But before this movement sinks under its own weight, you should eat at Ave. the butcher’s steak with charred pumpkin , blue cheese, and sage salsa verde was among...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AndyA509
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I have been to Avec a couple of times and I was never disappointed! We order pretty much everything that was on the menu, and everything was excellent. We could not decide what we liked best. It is a real food experience.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Eleonora_Giorgio
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner at Avec and it was an absolute stellar meal for a group of 7. We ordered a smattering of small appetizers (bacon dates, grilled broccolini) and medium to large mains (braised pork shoulder with clams, chorizo) and the food was fantastic. Great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank lucyloohoo
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I have been to Chicago dozens of times. I had never heard of Avec, so it was my first time trying it. The first thing that I want to call out is that the service was outstanding. Our waitress took the time to explain logistics...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank jcoussm
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Yes, go with the recommended chorizo stuffed dates wrapped in bacon. Truly a treat. Other dishes, including the salt cod spread and the salad, were delicious. Excellent wine-by-the-glass list. Not the world's most comfortable environment - hard seats and tight spacing - but the food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nevermissameal
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We had a very delightful lunch here. Tons of flavour and great service. Also we loved the Spanish cider - would love to find that in my hometown.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank twinsor
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to our experience at Avec, but we got out disappointed. The only good part was the Medjool dates. They were delicious and is definitely their signature dish. However, the rest is forgettable. The Halloumi dish is actually very good, but I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AlexBou
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Questions & Answers
20 March 2017|
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Response from 967stephaniez | Reviewed this property |
We got a cab there. Seems like a busy area. I would not drive there if there is option.
9 September 2016|
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Response from GeorgeSmart | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but likely yes
17 May 2016|
Response from Henny F | Reviewed this property |
Their hours of service on Saturday are from 3:30 PM - 1:00 AM.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
15:30 - 01:00
15:30 - 01:00
15:30 - 01:00
15:30 - 01:00
15:30 - 02:00
15:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661-2203
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Side
  • Neighbourhood: West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-377-2002
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