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VAI's Italian Inspired Kitchen + Bar

€€ - €€€Italian, American,
916 Il-59, Naperville, IL 60540
+1 630-453-5200
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Great Eats off of Route 59”
15 Sep 2018
Closed Now
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Contemporary, Pub, Wine Bar
€€ - €€€
916 Il-59, Naperville, IL 60540
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in to eat at the Bar and were pleasantly surprised with the quality of the pasta and menu.

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Vai. We were thoroughly impressed. The menu was small but everything we ordered was perfection. We had black pepper shrimp and calamari and Burrata as appetizers. All three were fantastic. The black pepper shrimp was my favorite, it was...More

Thank Napervillema
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Grrreat service - Jenny introduced us to house specialties and local faves. She listened and her follow through was top notch. Menu has a little something for everyone. Outstanding night special: corvino over veg and house made tagliatelle - yum! Wishing VAI’s much success. We...More

Thank Peg K
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I was hesitant at first as we are a basic menu family. They had a good choice of menu options. Service was good though both times we went, there weren't many patrons in the restaurant. Food was prompt and served hot. Everything was as ordered....More

1  Thank Roadrunner T
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We were visiting friends in Naperville and they suggested this restaurant. We had drinks, appetizers, entrees and dessert. Everything was delicious and very fresh. If you are a fan of locally owned restaurants this is a great choice. Service was outstanding.

1  Thank LakeMom62
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We heard great things about the Restaurant and this was our first time. At first the service was great and our waitress explained the majority of the menu. She forgot to bring bread to the table and my house salad was brought at the same...More

Thank pmd319
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is the type of restaurant that I could go back to over and over. They have a menu that just works! I started with the Baby Gems salad and had the Wild Salmon but I have to say I had food envy when my...More

1  Thank pigeonvoyager
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Excellent from beginning to end. Not your run-of-the-mill Italian. Unique...creative...modern...and absolutely delicious. Flavorful, high quality ingredients, hand-crafted pastas and pizza dough, phenomenal entrees and sides, ample portions. Nice atmosphere, helpful servers, staff and owners. Moderately priced. Even our 9 year old loved everything. Highly recommend!!!

1  Thank Alisa G
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Contemporary, Pub, Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 916 Il-59, Naperville, IL 60540
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: +1 630-453-5200
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Located off Route 59 and easy to spot. Italian-American contemporary small plates, pastas, salads, gluten free options, vegetarian options, great wine selection, craft cocktails. Cozy, contemporary vibe.
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