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About Vie

The first restaurant in Western Springs to serve liquor since prohibition, Vie offers guests the opportunity to experience urban fine dining in a warm, relaxed village setting. Conveniently located steps from the Metra station, Vie attracts food-conscious diners from the entire Chicagoland area. Guests will find sanctuary in the intimate, gracious dining room housed in a two-story red brick building in the center of Norman Rockwell’s Americana. Chef Virant’s cuisine reflects the seasons, local harvests and the world becoming a smaller place. While the menu celebrates artisanal foods and local family farms, it also takes advantage of the increased availability of specialty foods from across the globe. Vie features Seasonal Contemporary American cuisine inspired by Western European cultures and rustic fare. Virant elevates familiar dishes by relying on the simplicity of a few, high-quality ingredients.

4471 Lawn Ave
Western Springs, IL 60558
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Closed Sundays & Mondays

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(708) 246-2082

Website:
http://www.vierestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Parking is available after 5pm in the Harris Bank Parking lot across the street from the restaurant. There is also ample street parking at no cost.

Public Transit:
Vie is located steps away from the Metra BNSF Railway Western Springs stop. For the train schedule, please visit http://metrarail.com/content/metra/en/home/maps_schedules/metra_system_map/bnsf/schedule.html

Executive Chef:
Paul Virant

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Burger Night!

Wednesday Nov 22, 2017 from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Burger Night 2.0!

Saturday Dec 23, 2017 from 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Chicago Restaurant Week

Special valid Jan 26, 2018 - Feb 8, 2018 all week from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Specials

Burger Night!

Wednesday Nov 22, 2017 from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Details

Burger Night!. Excludes Tax and Tip. credit card required for parties of 6 or more. Special valid on Wednesday Nov 22, 2017 from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

Burger Night 2.0!

Saturday Dec 23, 2017 from 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Details

Burger Night 2.0!. Excludes Tax and Tip. a la carte menu not offered. Special valid on Saturday Dec 23, 2017 from 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM.

Chicago Restaurant Week

Special valid Jan 26, 2018 - Feb 8, 2018 all week from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Details

Chicago Restaurant Week. Excludes Tax and Tip. Closed 2/3/18 and 2/4/18. Special valid Jan 26, 2018 - Feb 8, 2018 all week from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

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Vie Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (45)
Special Occasion (44)
Fit for Foodies (40)
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Good for Anniversaries (40)
Romantic (33)
Creative Cuisine (29)
Local Ingredients (29)
Worth the Drive (27)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Handcrafted Cocktails (20)
Notable Wine List (20)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Tasting Menu (16)
Seasonal (12)
Bar Seating (11)
Cozy (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Authentic (9)
Business Meals (9)
Healthy (7)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Casual (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Fun (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Organic (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great service. Good wine. Nice ambience. New menu too salty.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Vie is the best restaurant in the western suburbs and most likely in the top five in the whole Chicago area. The menu is wonderfully diverse without being weird and the chef, if you get a chance to meet him, is captivating.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Best restaurant in the Western Suburbs!!!
Food is incredible, homemade bread, great service, fresh ingredients. Just an outstanding dining experience!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Our foursome celebrated both a wedding anniversary as well as a birthday at Vie over the weekend and the experience surpassed all expectations! Paul Virant and his team continue to impress every time I dine there and it is a great place to dine and hang out with good folks. The food was amazing as always and the service was top notch from Michael our waiter down to the service help - something that is lost at most establishments anymore. Highly recommend Vie for both its ambiance, quality of ingredients/ flavors, service and quite frankly a very good Value given the experience you receive there. Bravo!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Always an amazing meal. My husband and I enjoyed each and every course. We joke that sometimes we cannot imagine any of these flavors to go together, but Paul, Dan and the crew create the most unusual combinations and they are always magical.

Tags: Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Birthday, just all around excellent

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The food, ambiance and service was wonderful. I was there to celebrate an anniversary and they personalized the menu for us. I would recommend this restaurant to friends or others.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Always the best! Service is impeccable; food is amazing.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Best overall restaurant in the Western suburbs. Reliably excellent!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

We celebrated our anniversary at this local favorite! They always do a fantastic job of making us feel special! They printed "Happy Anniversary" on the menu and started us off with a complimentary glass of Prosecco! Fantastic.
The food was outstanding, both in taste and presentation. The staff is attentive and takes the time to answer every question, and explain what you are eating as they deliver the food.
We highly recommend Vie!

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Romantic, Disabled Access
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Great food, great selection. Love this restaurant

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Vie is a tremendous restaurant. The drinks are absolutely incredible and the food is always wonderful. Its great that the menu changes with the seasons. Highly recommend!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 11, 2017

The meal was overly spicy. Those spices overpowered all other tastes. The waitress and staff were kind and the chef recooked the meal without the spice only to deliver an undercooked, tasteless plate. I left without eating but paid the price. Good people nice atmosphere but poor food. I would not recommend it to anyone.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 10, 2017

vie is a must do for those looking for delicious and creative dishes with a focus on farm to table. fine dining without the stuffiness.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

I am new to the area and went to Vie on a colleague's recommendation. My friend did not steer me wrong. Vie has jumped up to the top of my list for favorite restaurant in the western burbs. Not a bad comment to be made. Overall, a fantastic culinary experience throughout.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Cocktails were delicious, food exquisite, service impeccable. The best date night ever! Our first visit by certainly not our last

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Chef Paul and the staff at Vie took good care of me and my wife for our 10th anniversary dinner. If you have not been chefs guest yet, do yourself a favor and dine with him.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Organic, Paleo Friendly, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Always a fabulous evening at Vie! Although we have moved out of state we welcome an opportunity to enjoy everything about an evening at Vie. Fabulous service, creative and delicious food always a great time at Vie!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Of the 8 course prize fixe with pairings, we loved 7 dishes and 7 wines—so pretty good!!

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·Dined on October 4, 2017

It was my wife's birthday and we were visiting Chicago as she had business there. So this came as a pleasant surprise, we saw some good reviews online and tried it. She was delighted, our waitress was amazing, she treated us to champagne, gave us some amazing suggestions in terms of their appetizers, entrees and to top it all she got us their buttercake on the house to celebrate my wife's birthday.

We will be back there, wife loves it and thank you for the amazing team at Vie.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

Cocktails were amazing. Mescal has almost a cigar flavor, but it's good, and the flavor combos worked. They gave us a free congratulations desert, as we were celebrating a new job. The writing in chocolate was so thin, it looked like it was written in pen. music was alternative/classic rock. Decor was pretty cool. I'm into smoking meats and pickling, so this place was a perfect match for my taste. One of the few in the suburbs, who can boast a Michelin star.

Tags: Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Vie met all expectations. I made reservations for my husbands birthday and we enjoyed every bit of food that was brought out to our table.

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Quick Bite, Romantic
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Vie never fails to deliver.A gem of quiet ambience and fabulous food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Seasonal
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Wonderful experience highlighted by the great service from Michael and his team (David included). Did the tasting menu, and truth be told, food was closer to a 4.5 (I rounded up). Probably would order off the menu next time - allowing both of us to have exactly what we wanted. This is a special place for special occasions and we can't wait to return.

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

First visit to Vie, it was wonderful. The environment was lovely, the food was outstanding and the service was excellent. We will be back!

Only complaint would be the noise level, it was a little much at times.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Went for our anniversary, and they went above and beyond. Service was awesome, and the food was unbelievably good. Will look for another excuse to go back soon!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 23, 2017

The food and service were first class

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·Dined on September 22, 2017

This was our second dining experience at Vie; we are looking forward to many more. The food is creative and spectacularly delicious, the team is friendly and professional, and strives to accommodate any and all requests. They truly make your visit special. Absolutely wonderful!

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

I have always loved dining at Vie. I did not know that I was reserving for a Sunday supper night. The menu was different and limited and the ambiance was different as well. I was I had known when I made the reservation. Vie is doing a wonderful service by offering a family supper night. I just wish I had known as I would have booked at s different time.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Vie is our favorite restaurant outside of downtown Chicago. The hospitality and service are great, and the dishes are very well done. We'll continue to go back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Toledo)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We come to VIE from Ohio and Paul and his team never let us down. The food is always creative and Paul puts his spin on everything he does.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Excellent food and staff. It is our go to dining place for all our special occasions and date nights!

Tags: Bar Seating, Healthy, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 1, 2017

We decided to spend our anniversary having dinner at Vie. It was a perfect meal. The server was really sweet, the food was better than I expected, and our table was tucked away in the corner so we could enjoy our evening. We didn't feel rushed the entire night. We will definitely go again!

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on August 30, 2017

The food was amazing. We had the wood grilled trout and seared whitefish. Every course was layered with intricate flavors. The wait staff was friendly and their service excellent. I only wish we lived closer. A very special place

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Wonderful cuisine presented with flair.. MaryAnn loved the Blackened Chicken and Dirty Rice.. I loved the Trout.. Great Appetizers , too

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 29, 2017

We went for our anniversary on a Tuesday night. The service was impeccable. She was very knowledgeable and helpful. My husband enjoyed the scallops very much and the recommended entree. The desserts were phenomenal. As a vegetarian, I didn't feel the options were that great though. For a past Michelin rated restaurant, I would expect a bit more innovation in creating vegetarian dishes. Only one choice of app and one choice of entree. The entree was a vegetable medley.....very boring. Not much reason for me to return as I ate all of their vegetarian selections.

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

I've dined at Vie before, but this was way better than I'd remembered. I took my wife there (her 1st time) to celebrate her birthday and we loved it! Wonderful wine, exceptional service, and food that was other-worldly. We enjoyed a wonderfully romantic dinner, in a cozy corner, that we'll always remember. Thanks Vie! We'll be back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Exceptional!

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

A delicious treat of 8 courses with wine pairings! Unique flavors, textures and presentations. Absolutely delicious!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Michael our server was great. The food was fabulous.

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