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Vinci

1732 N. Halsted St. (Willow St.) Send to Phone
312-266-1199 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
A fine take on Italian cooking makes this rustic spot a regular haunt for the theater crowd.


 
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Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sun.
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Vinci, Chicago, IL

Vinci Restaurant Review

: Paul LoDuca’s first restaurant has expanded to several elegantly rustic rooms, and it’s easy to see why. The diverse menu has something for everyone, and almost everything turns out well. Start with a light appetizer like carpaccio, or roasted baby eggplant with tomato sauce, basil and goat cheese; then, go on to a pasta or risotto, and consider such secondi as pounded, grilled pork chops in a rosemary-pancetta sauce or veal saltimbocca rolled with prosciutto and Fontina. Thin-crust pizzas also get props, while the dome-shaped chocolate cake is worth the calories. The wine list is in tune with the food, and service tends to be friendly and professional. If you want to dine in relative quiet, arrive just after the curtains have gone up at the nearby theaters.
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