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Venteux Brasserie, Cafe, & Oyster Bar

4.4
4.4
746 Reviews
$30 and under
French
Residing within Michigan Avenue's famed Carbide & Carbon building is a stylish and modern French restaurant, serving classic French fare with a contemporary twist. Through a unique dining experience crafted with passion and precision by Executive Chef Marcel Heiduk, guests are transported to the bustling brasseries that define the Parisian lifestyle. This is Venteux.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 25 times today
Experiences are available.
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    French, American, Cocktail Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Mon, Sun 7:00 am–4:00 pm Tue–Thu 7:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 7:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (312) 777-9003

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Marcel Heiduk

  • Catering

    Please contact ashley@venteuxchicago.com for any catering inquires.

  • Private party facilities

    Venteux serves classic French fare with a contemporary twist. Through a unique dining experience crafted with passion & precision, guests are transported to the bustling brasseries that define the Parisian lifestyle. This is Venteux.

  • Private party contact

    Ashley Thinnes: (844) 670-0423

  • Neighborhood

    Belmont Central / Cragin

  • Cross street

    Michigan Ave & E South Water St

  • Parking details

    Valet is $25 for the first 3 hours for restaurant patrons through the Pendry Hotel located at the intersection of E South Water St and Michigan Ave.

  • Public transit

    Red | Orange | Green | Pink Line: State/Lake Stop

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Chicago Restaurant Week Menu

    $59.00 per person

    Jan 20 - Feb 5, 2023
    It's our favorite week(s) of the year... Join us for Chicago Restaurant Week and delight in a deliciously approachable Three-Course Prix Fixe Menu. Available from January 20 - February 5 for $59/PP in the Brasserie during Dinner Service.
  • A Venteux Valentine's

    Feb 14, 2023 only
    Join us for a Venteux Valentine's! Traditional Menu & Specials Available Bouillabaisse $60 Salmon, Shrimp, Scallop, Lobster Wagyu Filet $75 8oz Petite Filet Mignon, Sauce Périgueux, Pomme Puree Entrecote for two $115 22oz dry aged NY Strip, Sauce Au poivre, sauce Bearnaise, sauce périgueux, Haricot Vert Make it a night to remember with a complimentary glass of Moet and Stemmed Rose!* *To each Guest w/ Experience Reservation while Supplies Last

Offers

  • Long Weekend Brunch

    Multiple dates available
    Sun - 10:00 AM - 2:45 PM,Fri - Sat - 10:00 AM - 2:45 PM
    Start in the Cafe with a latte. Travel to the Oyster Bar for a shrimp cocktail. Eat some French Toast in the Brasserie... Join us for Long Weekend Brunch every Friday - Sunday, 10am - 3pm. Make it a Bottomless Brunch with our $20 Bottomless Rose/Mimosa Package*! *1.5 hour time limit, must be 21+ with valid ID to order/consume
  • Happiest Hours

    Multiple dates available
    Tue - Sat - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Happy Hour: Available Tuesday - Saturday, 4 - 6pm. Oyster of the Day | Mignonette, cocktail sauce, lemon | 1/2 Dozen: $9 / 1 Dozen: $15 Gougeres | Truffle honey, mornay | $7 Gem Salad | Anchovy emulsion, parmesan, brioche | $7 Sliders | Raclette, charred leek relish, herbs | $10 Steak Tartare | Smoked egg yolk, sunchoke, mustard | $10 Liver Mousse Tartine | Seasonal jam, mustard seed, fennel | $10 $10 Rotating Wines | $7 Well Cocktails | $5 Draft & Bottle Beer

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What 746 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. P

    Pharuewisa

    Denver

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Overall the place and ambience is great. There are many dishes to choose. there is a good deal for the bottomless mimosa or Rose and bloody marry. our server and other staff are great. Food is ok some good or some is normal. I love the french onion soup. It’s a good place to try.
  2. S

    Shane

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    I sat at the bar and the bartender provided excellent service. I had a couple of very good drinks and dinner. The dinner service was prompt. The oysters were perfect and I had the mussels which were great. Would definitely recommend and would go back again when I return to chicago.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    Broth with the mussels was completely void of flavor; wait staff greeted us by asking if we head down there before. When we said, no, you could tell she was told to upsell the entire menu. She explained how other guests who have dined there before order from the menu, indicating they order one thing from every course. She didn’t ask us about any of our preferences, and then went into a detailed explanation of the steak Frites. (We don’t eat meat.) On the other hand, they did do a very inventive ratatouille with jalapeños.
  4. KM

    KathrynM

    Chicago

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a wonderful dinner at Venteaux during restaurant week. My salad, arctic char and creme brûlée were delicious and my husband loved his onion soup, burger and chocolate dessert (rye and ?). The service was great, the staff was friendly and the atmosphere made this a great way to end a work week.
  5. d

    dunegirl

    Chicago

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Our server Andrea was attentive, knowledgeable and efficient. Restaurant Week meal very good. Would definitely go back.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Everything was good. Not great but good. Will definitely go back.
  7. M

    Mary

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was delicious, the staff was extremely helpful in more ways than expected. It was a great evening. I can highly recommend the french onion soup. Martinis are great, too!
  8. LB

    LawrenceB

    Chicago

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was great. Food was outstanding! Great location.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was to die for. We got the Duck + Waffle, Ratatouille, and Banh My Hash - all cooked to perfection. Our mimosas were never empty and the staff was very nice the entirety of our dining experience. 10/10 would recommend.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 15, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great vibes, full Parisian experience in Chicago!
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 15, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The onion soup and the duck waffle are AMAZZZINGGGG
  12. W

    Wesley

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 15, 2023

    overall1food1service4ambience1
    Device is good but the restaurant is crazily noise. Food is definitely overpriced with poor taste. It’s not worth it at all.
  13. DM

    DeclanM

    San Francisco

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    It was pretty solid. The happy hour deals are pretty solid and the drinks were decent.
  14. LR

    LouisR

    Chicago

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    This is a really nice spot. I went twice in one week. The food was good. The ambience was really nice and we had very good customer service. Our waitress Jess was professional, friendly and had good knowledge of the menu for food recommendations. It was a very cool experience. I will be coming back.
  15. OK

    OKbob

    Los Angeles

    9 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2023

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Food is not fresh
  16. b

    betzyc

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is AMAZING!! The food, the service, the bottomless brunch, the ambience..one of our favorite places in Chicago!!
  17. H

    Hanna

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Venteux was a 10/10! Their brunch food was amazing and the restaurant itself is beautiful. It is a perfect place for a date or meeting up with a group of friends. All their food tasted great and the servers were so friendly! I will definitely be heading back soon.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was amazing. The duck and waffle was so good.
  19. BM

    BethM

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved the curved velvet banquettes and Art Deco setting!
  20. F

    Flowers

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Second time going! Me & my partner went for our anniversary. Once again, wonderful service & delicious food!
  21. LR

    LouisR

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Venteux was a nice vibe. Good ambience. And good service.
  22. LS

    LolaStar

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Amazing ambiance, service and bottomless mimosas. 10 out of 10! Will certainly return.
  23. s

    sandicienski

    Baltimore

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved the decor the clamshell velvet banquets, the professional yet easy ambience in restaurant.
  24. LA

    LisaA

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Delicious food with professional and personable service
  25. KM

    KathrynM

    Chicago

    38 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had a great meal at Venteaux. The short rib pasta was inventive and delicious; the burger was excellent; and the chocolate dessert was incredible. Service was outstanding and the warm friendly vibe made for a nice start to our weekend.
  26. BB

    BBKB

    Omaha

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    No surprises. The food was delicious and well-prepared.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great date night spot
  28. F

    Fantasticservice

    Chicago

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall3food5service1ambience4
    Food was fantastic, service not so good.
  29. J

    John

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall3food1service5ambience4
    Chef refused to cook the salmon past medium for a pregnant person.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience4
    Waitress was new and told us so. You would think b/c of being new, might be more attentive. Waitress was not. Halfway through our dinner, we had another person stop by and check up on us, and overly compliment us, as a way to make up for our original waitress shortcomings. Food and drinks were good. Also, not sure why parts of our orders (e.g., shrimp cocktail & fries) took so long to arrive - kitchen or new waitress fault? I will go back in hopes waitstaff and service improves.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience1
    We (stupidly) gave another restaurant south of the river a chance…In short, there’s no class that far down on Michigan Avenue (and it’s really not even that far south lmao). My wife and I have essentially eaten everywhere in Chicago over these last 10 years as we’ve always lived in the city; take our advice — only venture here if you are COMPLETELY out of options.
  32. Y

    Yumyum

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place was amazing! Very attentive and knowledgeable staff, personal attention, outstanding food, and stunning atmosphere! Will definitely come here again.
  33. PM

    PamM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    The place was lovely and the food delicious although a little too salty. Would go back!
  34. J

    Jesse

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    If you are looking for a nice dining experience, this is the place to be! Love the atmosphere, the food is perfect! Especially the SEARED FOIE GRAS! The staff were amazing, went out of their way to make us feel special. We will be back.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went here before the ballet-
  36. Y

    Yancyz

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Couldn't have asked for a better Christmas Eve, one of the few places serving their full menu and it was amazing. The Caviar service was delicious, the duck was a true treat and I will be trying to replicate that lemon poppysead souflee until I can replicate the feeling it gave to wrap up our meal.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    I love venteux!! Everyone that works there is so nice. The ambiance is amazing. People are friendly. It’s on the affordable end for restaurants downtown. It’s upscale-ish, affordable-ish, tasty, and a great atmosphere.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was the perfect place to spend Christmas Eve with my family. Thank you for making it special!
  39. AW

    AprilW

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mom, sister, and had brunch here during our pre Christmas get away to Chicago. Amazing staff! Samantha the hostess made our time there so special! Waiter Tucker was fantastic! The place is beautiful with such a cool and welcoming vibe! The food was soooo good and for the portions and quality the prices were great! The bottomless mimosas were chefs kiss! That is “our spot” and can’t wait to go back there!
  40. N

    Norm

    Chicago

    27 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    I had brunch today at Venteux Brasserie Cafe & Oyster Bar to celebrate a friend’s birthday and we had a great time! The food was delicious and the service was impeccable. For brunch we both had the Duck & Waffle and shared the sausage and marble and potatoes. The duck was cooked perfectly and the was delicious. I’d give it 4/5 stars. The surprising star of the meal were the sausages! They were cooked with sage and maple syrup which deepened the level of taste; 5 stars. For dessert we shared the Pistachio Mille-Feuille and Strawberry Velvet Cake. Both were tasty, but not worth the money. Our server Tucker was awesome! He was extremely personable, provided us with top notch service, and was always around when we needed something. If you dine at Venteux Brasserie Cafe & Oyster Bar I hope you get to dine in Tucker’s section so you can experience the amazing service we did.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

Venteux Brasserie, Cafe, & Oyster Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 777-9003.

Venteux Brasserie, Cafe, & Oyster Bar is rated 4.4 stars by 746 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 25 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Venteux Brasserie, Cafe, & Oyster Bar

224 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60601

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Michigan Ave & E South Water St

  • Neighborhood

    Belmont Central / Cragin

  • Hours of operation

    Mon, Sun 7:00 am–4:00 pm Tue–Thu 7:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 7:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    French, American, Cocktail Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Valet is $25 for the first 3 hours for restaurant patrons through the Pendry Hotel located at the intersection of E South Water St and Michigan Ave.

  • Public transit

    Red | Orange | Green | Pink Line: State/Lake Stop

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Marcel Heiduk

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (312) 777-9003

  • Catering

    Please contact ashley@venteuxchicago.com for any catering inquires.

  • Private party facilities

    Venteux serves classic French fare with a contemporary twist. Through a unique dining experience crafted with passion & precision, guests are transported to the bustling brasseries that define the Parisian lifestyle. This is Venteux.

  • Private party contact

    Ashley Thinnes: (844) 670-0423

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