155e, Ontario Street, Chicago, IL.
Our staff takes pride in consistently providing exceptional service, unforgettable dishes, and a welcoming atmosphere. Viand offers a unique Streeterville dining experience, combing an innovative menu with a casually elegant ambiance.
Read the reviews below for a more in-depth look at why we are one of the top Chicago restaurants.
Don't Overlook This Restaurant
“You might be tempted to overlook this restaurant in a Courtyard hotel. Don't succumb to that temptation! Although the menu and wine list at Viand are not extensive, the quality and tastiness of the foods are excellent and worthy of a visit. We enjoyed a delicious flatbread appetizer with mozzarella, tomato & lightly roasted arugula. Our whitefish entrees were exquisite. The desserts, cherry crisp and bread pudding, we're fresh and tasty. Our servers were friendly and committed to making our dining experience enjoyable. Yes, one may seek out higher priced, gourmet restaurants in this neighborhood - and we have many times. Viand is the place to choose when you are craving comforting, well prepared Midwestern cuisine. Special features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene ”
- by ExperiencedDiner on 5/14/14
A gem right off Michigan Avenue!
“Viand, just past Garrett's popcorn, off Michigan on Ontario, is a gem. High quality meats, name brand bar items, and great service Special features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene ”
“My fiancé and I came down to Chicago for a romantic weekend and were looking for good food that wasn't over priced and didn't require a dress code as we didn't feel like dressing up. We searched forever looking for a place and stumbled on this place. We were both hesitant after reading some of the negative reviews but loved that the management addressed all the issues. We were able to get a fast reservation on open table. When we arrived we were sat immediately and were watered and greeted by the server within 5 minutes. Our server was Dimitar and he was amazing! Extremely attentive and very friendly! My fiancé and I both are in the industry him being a chef and myself being a server. I was personally impressed by how attentive he was while also having many other tables including a large party that sat after us. We started with mussels that sat in a delicious butter and red wine sauce and were garnished with tomatoes, for our entree I had a filet that was perfectly cooked and was melt in your mouth tender. My fiancé had the hunters duo that consisted of duck leg confit and a lamb chop, which was also perfectly cooked which was served with a apricot and duck reduction sauce that complimented it well and wasn't too sweet. During our meal the manager stopped by to see how everything was, we explained our hesitation with coming due to the reviews but explained how impressed we were with everything. She was extremely nice and chatted with us for awhile making our experience even greater. After our meal we debated getting desert and were shocked when we received not 1 but 2 free deserts!! They were outstanding, one was an amazing apple dapple type cake and the next was a creme brûlée. I'm extremely picky about creme brûlée since I'm spoiled by my own restaurant's amazing version. I was shocked it was fabulous! Not too thick, nice and creamy! Definitely check this place out! Great food and a great staff! We will definitely be back next trip to Chicago! ”
Trip Advisor, 2/8/2014