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

Try the Pheasant Ravioli
By bulldog2 at Citysearch

The pheasant ravioli is to die for! Quaint little nooks to sit and eat with privacy. The place is very chic yet, still feels cozy and not at all st... Read More

Excellent Food and Incredible Wine List
By davisjenn at Citysearch

I recently dined at Vivere, and it was amazing. We had been to the Village on many other occasions, but hadn't tried Vivere. We were very pleased... Read More

Great Ambiance, Service and Food!!
By bearsbob at Citysearch

Vivere is one of three restaurants at the Italian Village. I\r think its very romantic and a great date spot. The wine list is incredible and if ... Read More