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Le Colonial

937 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1422
+1 312-255-0088
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • 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 1 week ago

This was great, really nice ambiance and the food was very good. The yellow chicken curry and the salad rolls were fantastic. The Shrimp Sate was good, except for the Shrimp itself, which had a funny flavor.

Thank lisajwarnock
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to this Vietnamese fusion restaurant because of some great reviews and we were disappointed. The food simply was somewhat dry and lacking in the flavors that we expected from this type of cuisine. For appetizers we had the Chao Tom (shrimp...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was decent, the ambiance was nice. My husband loved Le Colonial in SF, which he used to frequent often. After visiting Le Colonial in Chicago neither of us are planning on returning to any location.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience! Last day in Chicago we found this restaurant a couple of blocks from our hotel! It was full but the service was great! Nice wine list... they have a nice bar too. Food has a great taste with a lot of Asian influences!...More

Thank Tales R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended this place for out of town guests and it was fine but nothing special. I feel it has lost the charm of its earlier days as it tries to push out as many meals as possible. The calamari was very average at best dumped...More

Thank charles g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great visit. Food service and ambience was great. The next morning it tasted like I ate a Salt Lick the night before. Please eliminate the sodium and All is well the flavors of the ingredients can do the work

Thank Promhd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Shrimp in Coconut Sauce was excellent The place is beautiful Great Location BUT they delivered the wrong meal to my son and they had to redo it. Then when the salmon came out it was raw inside after the waitress told us that it...More

Thank Maury C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always great pleasure to visit here. Location is closed from Hermes, Lululemon store. Usually you need to wait long line. But definitely it is worth waiting. And also possible to go service. I visited the other branch restaurant in Manhattan, New York. But here in...More

Thank Elishahappy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friends suggested Le Colonial and we had a memorable meal. Pat, our server, recommended appetizers and shared dishes. We followed most of those. Each dish was better than the previous selection. Spring rolls, Vietnamese ravioli and shrimp beignets were starters. Then came trout and mushrooms...More

Thank wpGIBSON
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The menu was amazing and service delightful despite a very busy crowd. Must try the Lichee martini! All the food was excellent

Thank emilygA9422TO
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, Business meetings, Groups
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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