Le Colonial, Chicago's famed Vietnamese institution, vividly captures the beauty, romance and spirit of French Colonial Southeast Asia from the 1920's. Heralded as "an escapists paradise", Le Colonial is situated in the heart of Chicago's esteemed Gold Coast neighborhood in a charming two story vintage rowhouse. Located amist bustling Rush Street, Le Colonial features a first floor dining room, seasonal sidewalk cafe on the first floor and a bar, lounge and all season terrace overlooking Rush Street on the second floor. The restaurant is known for it's traditional, delicate Vietnamese fare, including: Chao Tom, grilled shrimp wrapped around sugar cane with angel hair noodle, lettuce, mint and peanut sauce; Goi Ga Xoai, Grilled chicken with mango, mesclun greens, tomatoes, cucumber & tamarind dressing; and Banh Uot, grilled sesame beef over flat rice noodles, cucumber and fresh herbs.
Upscale French-Vietnamese fare in a Gold Coast row house with balcony seating & an outdoor patio.