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Le Colonial



937 N Rush Chicago
Chicago, IL 60601

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(312) 255-0088

  • Sun - Thu 11:30am - 10:00pm
  • Fri - Sat 11:30am - 11:00pm

Cuisine: French Restaurants, Most Romantic Restaurants, Vietnamese Restaurants

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4.7 of 5.0 from 77 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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  • escoiffer611 reviewBest restaurant in Chicago.

    55555 by escoiffer611


  • Cooper DIncredibly fragrant and fresh, like good Vietnamese cuisine should be. I highly recommend the pho as well as the spicy eggplant side dish.

    55555 by Cooper D


  • Adrian SFood was excellent. Always eat here when I visit Chicago!

    55555 by Adrian S


  • ISC C.Banh Pho Xao with Beef: Rice noodles sautéed with soy sauce, bean sprouts, green onions, red peppers & garlic chili sauce, served beef. Beautiful and tasty.

    55555 by ISC C.


  • ISC C.Cha Gio: Crisp, fried spring rolls of shrimp, pork & asian mushrooms, with chili lime dipping sauce. Good way to start a meal.

    55555 by ISC C.


  • ISC C.Did I forget to mention they have tasty and refreshing cocktails?

    55555 by ISC C.


  • ISC C.Upscale French Vietnamese cuisine; haven't had anything I didn't like

    55555 by ISC C.


  • Bee MThe vegan coconut curry is delicious!The vegan spring rolls were also yummy: you take the lettuce, cilantro, mint, carrots & jicama and wrap it around the spring roll. Double layered & adds freshness!

    55555 by Bee M


  • MJ KFancy Vietnamese. Not as good as authentic Vietnamese.

    55555 by MJ K


  • alec Srather disappointing

    11111 by alec S


  • Molly LynnFantastic atmosphere. Can't go wrong on the menu!

    55555 by Molly Lynn


  • Matt AReally good food. Patio seating is picturesque.

    55555 by Matt A


  • Heather IPho hits the spot

    55555 by Heather I


  • Mariana MGreat Menu!

    55555 by Mariana M


  • Kseniya MakarovaScallop salad killed it. Doubt you can go wrong with anything

    55555 by Kseniya Makarova


  • Reserve ALe Colonial serves French-Vietnamese cuisine on tropically inspired menus that spotlight fresh seafood, vegetables and herbs.

    55555 by Reserve A


  • Mark JI recently had a negative experience at this restaurant this past weekend. As most of the reviews read it's not the food that's the problem; it's the piss poor service that's the problem.

    33333 by Mark J


  • Erika MFried spring roll was delicious, as recommended. It's a really nice place. Great cocktails too. 

    55555 by Erika M


  • Varsha KBest spot for Vietnamese food with French influence

    55555 by Varsha K


  • Mark Klopfenstein#27! Is delicious

    55555 by Mark Klopfenstein


  • Nikole F.Large portions to share with a group! Very cozy

    55555 by Nikole F.


  • Sam T.Amazing food especially the Pho 👍👍

    55555 by Sam T.


  • DaawniiCome here for decent pho bo and cha gio.

    55555 by Daawnii


  • Gurhan JLychee Sangria

    55555 by Gurhan J


  • Stefania BLa ensalada con aderezo de tamarindo y el salmón! De postre el macaroon de coco o el Mousse de mango 😍👌

    55555 by Stefania B


  • Stefania BTodo delicioso!!!!!😍

    55555 by Stefania B


  • Jeremy H.Great place for a business meeting. If your order states it is spicy on the menu be sure you can handle spice!

    55555 by Jeremy H.


  • TeresaAppetizers are delicious! Definitely try the ravioli and pho.

    55555 by Teresa


  • Arslaan A.Great atmosphere is amazing. Sit upstairs or on the balcony. The entrees taste more like Chinese food though.. I'd recommend getting several small salads

    55555 by Arslaan A.


  • feliciapho broth was a little sweet for my taste, and they put all the fixin's in for you. small bowl, fancy place.

    55555 by felicia


  • Paul DGreat speedy service, tasty food and cocktails. Good atmosphere. Nice decor. I'd happily return. Try the shrimp and asparagus.

    55555 by Paul D


  • Vaughn A.Food is good. Atmosphere is amazing. They really make you pay for that atmosphere.

    55555 by Vaughn A.


  • Benji G.Get the crispy banana wonton for dessert.

    55555 by Benji G.


  • AriGreat atmosphere. Banana lead trout and the tofu was great. Duck was average. Vietnam coffee great desert.

    55555 by Ari


  • RashmiLovely food and ambiance...

    55555 by Rashmi


  • JackieGet the pho

    33333 by Jackie


  • Jayne S.Excellent menu for everyone, including vegans!

    55555 by Jayne S.


  • Philly G.The beignet appetizer is a must. The seafood entree was enough for 2 and spicy goodness. Banana wontons for dessert!

    55555 by Philly G.


  • david k.Awful just awful

    11111 by david k.


  • david k.Hey nerds - don't ruin this place ... There are sooo few places to go without you there annoying everyone with your perverted discussions .... Nerds ;(

    33333 by david k.


  • Angela H.Long one of my favorite restaurants in Chicago-Such a classically elegant dining room serving amazing food!

    55555 by Angela H.


  • Vik K.The food was meh

    22222 by Vik K.


  • Lewis W.Have dinner with NIKKI at bar Tuesday thru Saturday. She's Scottish :-)

    55555 by Lewis W.


  • Emily D.When in doubt, order the trout. Worth it!!

    55555 by Emily D.


  • Janet L.Try the spicy cold beef salad. And check out the bar upstairs. Great place for a romantic date.

    55555 by Janet L.


  • Tablet HotelsThis fusion restaurant effortlessly blends French and Vietnamese cuisine. Summer is a perfect time to eat here and dine outside.

    55555 by Tablet Hotels


  • Parham E.The scallop salad is a must.

    55555 by Parham E.


  • Michael B.This place is great, if your looking for a cocktail start off w a eternal spring. As an Entree try 41. Lemongrass Chicken.

    55555 by Michael B.


  • Lev O.Французско-вьетнамская кухня, приличные коктейли, приятный интерьер. Название только неприятное.

    55555 by Lev O.


  • Shaun R.Oxtail soup and Bo Sate. Uhhh-mazing..

    55555 by Shaun R.


  • Scott F.Bouillabaisse is outstanding

    55555 by Scott F.


  • Zee A.Food was Delish, had the chicken and lemongrass an the mango sundae was awesome I had it without the cashews

    55555 by Zee A.


  • GrubwithusVietnamese fine dining? Awesome.We loved the Sup Do Bien and the shrimp-stuffed beignets!

    55555 by Grubwithus


  • Chicago magazineGo for the lovely colonial Vietnamese decor. Stay for the bistro-meets-Asian eats, including bouillabaisse, filet mignon with yams, and excellent sweet curries.

    55555 by Chicago magazine


  • Motorola M.We'd love to go everywhere during Restaurant Week but can't. Show us what you think we should eat the next time we're here with a picture of your dish. Tweet it to us @motorola. Happy eating!

    55555 by Motorola M.


  • Christina B.The salmon here is amazing. Served medium rare and flaky, tender, and delicious. Big serving size too. Side vegetables are Vietnamese flavored. Savory excellent dish.

    55555 by Christina B.


  • ISC C.The sup do bien is to die for.

    55555 by ISC C.


  • Time Out Chicago KidsGot an adventurous eater? Break tradition and opt for Bun Thit Nuong: Vietnamese-style barbecue pork with angel-hair pasta, tossed in a lime-garlic sauce and topped with kid-pleasing crushed peanuts.

    55555 by Time Out Chicago Kids


  • Ajay K.Make sure you close out the meal with Vietnamese Coffee

    33333 by Ajay K.


  • JustineThe lobster bouillabaise is a blast. Share it with someone you love

    55555 by Justine


  • Rishad T.Start with filet mignon salad. Move to sauted jumbo shrimp and house fried rice. End with mango and vanilla ice-cream . Two folks can share for a light affordable meal. Also red snapper excellent.

    55555 by Rishad T.


  • The Magnificent MileIn-Fashion: The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard® is all about fine dining. Ask for the $25 three-course lunch menu & $35 three-course dinner menu from 8/26-9/8. Bon appétit!

    55555 by The Magnificent Mile


  • Dev P.Average food with a great setting.

    55555 by Dev P.


  • The Magnificent MileVisit Le Colonial for Moët & Chandon Imperial glasses for $15 & Moët & Chandon Imperial Bellinis for $12. Don't forget to submit your receipt for the chance to win a $10,000 shopping spree.

    33333 by The Magnificent Mile


  • Lizette P.Pho is the best on a cold day!

    55555 by Lizette P.


  • Cody M.As a vegetarian, I can say that they had a few great options for me, but I have to add that for a veggie meal it is significantly pricey.

    55555 by Cody M.


  • Gilt CityShopping on the Mag Mile? Escape the crowds by grabbing a cocktail in Le Colonial’s sexy upstairs lounge, filled with over-stuffed sofas, Oriental rugs and antique furniture.

    55555 by Gilt City


  • Julie C.Eternal Spring libation, monkfish app, trout in banana leaf with curry sauce. Absolutely divine.

    55555 by Julie C.


  • Angie S.Try the Lychee Sangria! Delicious!

    55555 by Angie S.


  • Myra R.Been dining here for many years. Love all the food. Ordered the trout wrapped in banana leaf w/ curry sauce...delish! Try Eternal Spring cocktail and Lychee martini's...Say hi to Nikki "StarTender"

    55555 by Myra R.


  • Leyla A.Love the monkfish, been eating it for more than a decade and I never grow tired of it! @FIJIhunt

    55555 by Leyla A.


  • Crain's Chicago BusinessSweet and spicy seared monkfish is an excellent starter to share, served with sesame crackers.

    55555 by Crain's Chicago Business


  • Nate L.Some of the best Vietnamese you'll find in Chicago. Great restaurant week menu, too.

    55555 by Nate L.


  • DesignkitchenRomantic and fun, make sure to request seating upstairs.

    55555 by Designkitchen


  • Jared MGinger marinated duck with tamarind sauce is amazing- want to take bottles of the sauce home with me!

    55555 by Jared M


  • GERALDINE C.I loved everything about that place: food (french -vietnamese), music (french lounge, gotan project), service, decor...

    55555 by GERALDINE C.


  • Daniel H.Get the appetizer beignets.

    33333 by Daniel H.


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