71 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL
(312) 332-4040 serving: Central, Loop
open:Mon-Thu 11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-10pm Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-11pm Sat 5pm-11pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10

The Low Down


What to Drink: Boasting more than 1,100 selections and 40,000 bottles, the award-winning wine list boasts more than 100 options less than $30.

Save Money: For $65, get five courses, including a sumptuous dessert sampler. Add $35 for wine pairings.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

There is eating, and then there is fine dining. Vivere offers the latter, in a stylish, pre-theater-friendly setting. The Capitanini family has been operating the Italian Village restaurants since 1927. What we particularly like is that…
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Best Italian in Chicago
By alcap8 at Menuism

I went to Vivere with mixed emotions as I always go to there other restaurant the Italian Village that I... Read More

Deserves alot of press!
By ciao_bella at Menuism

Well, we went for the food ....but, the decor is amazing. Reds and golds and swirls with a real airplane... Read More

very good choice for a night out
By Jeannie D at Insider Pages

When my boyfriend and I want to have a nice meal out, we've been known to go to Vivere. Nice place, easy to find. We can always get a table and j... Read More

Great food and very romantic!!
By aspenjack at Menuism

I went here the other night on a date and was very impressed!! The ambience is amazing. We were seated... Read More

I went to this restaurant really excited for...
By michellej at Menuism

I went to this restaurant really excited for two reasons: first, I was famished; second, I'd heard so much... Read More