Vermilion

Indian Restaurant · Near North Side
10 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654, United States
Hours:
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:30 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 11:30 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 5:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Dinner
Drinks:
Full Bar
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
6.9/10

Based on 59 votes

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    Anastasia B.
    "Try the artichoke pakoras"(3 Tips)
    Stephanie T.
    "Shahi Tukra dessert is phenomenal!"(3 Tips)
    Eric A.
    "... - lobster portuguese; dessert - shahi tukra. All out of this world. ..."(5 Tips)
    Ryan L.
    "Tamarind ribs were amazing and so tender"(2 Tips)
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  • artichoke pakoras
  • shahi tukra
  • spicy food
  • ribs
  • cocktails
  • desserts
  • seafood stew
  • lentil soup
  • lamb chops
  • skirt steak
  • chili
  • tapas
  • lobster
  • margaritas
  • trendy
  • corn
  • pears
  • coconut
  • dinner
  • pani puri
  • paolo f.

    this place has curry, cheese, crumbs, sea stuff and all that kinda shit.

    paolo f · July 10
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  • S K.

    Adventure and fascinating fusion food

    S Ku · March 24
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  • Hara K.

    Food was cold. Service was nonexistent. Overpriced. Going to Portillos.

    Hara Kim · October 12, 2014
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  • Mitra V.

    (Especially) If you're Indian, don't come here. The portions are incredibly small for the price, and the food tastes sweet, bland and unseasoned.

    Mitra Veeramasuneni · August 10, 2014
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  • Piyush A.

    Don't waste your time here.

    Piyush Arora · April 21, 2014
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  • Ryan L.

    Tamarind ribs were amazing and so tender

    Ryan Lei · February 23, 2014
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  • Eric R.

    Any of the 10 dish menus are great. They give you a wonderful tour of the types of foods they serve here.

    Eric Rodriguez · January 31, 2014
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  • Chris E.

    Awesome food.. I (the outta towner) loved it

    Chris Eberle · September 8, 2013
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  • Venu T.

    Loved the veggie thaali ... Great taste

    Venu Thangalapally · August 4, 2013
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  • Venu T.

    Kerala red fish curry--- avoid it ;;; not tasty

    Venu Thangalapally · August 4, 2013
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  • Christopher D.

    Lentil soup is spicy and amazing! Gobi and eggplant combo entree was disappointing. Lukewarm and not half amazing as I had hoped. :-(.

    Christopher Dockal · April 29, 2013
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  • Lindsay P.

    Overrated. The portions left something to be desired. I got the tilapia and was shocked at how small and flat it was. For the price this place is not worth it. However, the flan was superb.

    Lindsay Pomazal · February 8, 2013
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  • Dan F.

    The Brazilian seafood stew was amazing

    Dan F · February 2, 2013
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  • Akita

    The food was good but the service was so slow. We waited for 25 mins just to receive our food and when we did I had to send my plate back. Also the drinks are small and pricey.

    Akita · December 9, 2012
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  • Corinne S.

    Decent food, but missing a certain je ne sais quoi to bring it to that true gourmet level. Fine dining prices without an attention to detail. Think Ikea does upscale. Scallops are amazing however.

    Corinne Sullivan · August 18, 2012
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  • ISC C.

    Love the pani puri margarita

    ISC Chicago · May 16, 2012
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  • Ashwin P.

    Lamb shank gassi, Frankie wraps and Shahi Tukra

    Ashwin Prashanth · April 23, 2012
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  • Kay L.

    The flavors are terrific. Try the artichoke pakoras. Or the juhu ki pani puri is fun, with the mint water that you pour into the shell.

    Kay L. · March 5, 2012
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  • ISC C.

    Don't miss the lamb chop appetizer and the spicy cocktails.

    ISC Chicago · February 24, 2012
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  • Ap D.

    Food is overpriced and drinks are way too expensive!

    Ap Dite · February 19, 2012
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  • Meghan M.

    Amazing restaurant. Service was impeccable. Blue corn hearts of palm were my fav. Pear and chili cocktail was to die for. Def come here!!

    Meghan Martineau · January 15, 2012
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  • Gilt City

    This is an upscale restaurant where you won’t find truffle oil or coconut foam—the down-to-earth kitchen eschews molecular gastronomy for more traditional uses of bold Indian and Latin spices.

    Gilt City · December 19, 2011
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  • Mark B.

    I was going to say how awesome the ribs are but now we are killing the goat cheesecake. Truely delicious meal. Don't pass Vermillion by!

    Mark Burkholz · December 18, 2011
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  • Vincente V.

    Best kept secret on Hubbard street!

    Vincente Vecchio · December 12, 2011
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  • Mihir S.

    Under staffed!

    Mihir Shah · October 26, 2011
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  • Ariana K.

    The drinks are so different, and DELICIOUS! The food is the best I have ever had, no question. So interesting, I highly recommend it. Worth every penny.

    Ariana Kaiser · October 22, 2011
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  • David G.

    Indian and Latin fusion...the best!

    David Gulley · June 30, 2011
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  • Anastasia B.

    Try the artichoke pakoras

    Anastasia Barrientos · June 9, 2011
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  • Kiana B.

    Come here w/ VIPs if you wanna be served after close.

    Kiana Basu · June 4, 2011
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  • Agnes L.

    Try the Iron Chef menu, a little $$ but so worth it!

    Agnes Liou · April 23, 2011
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  • Stephanie T.

    Shahi Tukra dessert is phenomenal!

    Stephanie T · January 31, 2011
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  • Rebecca

    Vermillion has two menus, 1 meat and 1 veggie. Worth the visit and the fusion of flavors works. Amazing. try the punjabi chloe from the street fair side of menu.

    Rebecca · October 25, 2010
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  • Eric A.

    Menu faves: Tapas - artichoke pakoras; Main - lobster portuguese; dessert - shahi tukra. All out of this world. Waiter Michael C was the perfect menu tour guide.

    Eric Avner · October 18, 2010
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  • Michael L.

    The skirt steak is phenomenal!

    Michael Lilly · October 9, 2010
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  • Designkitchen

    Indian and Mexican fusion that works.

    Designkitchen · March 23, 2010
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  • ryan l.

    The chocolate desert with sorbet is fantastic...the fruit with chili on it has quite bit of zip

    ryan libson · October 25, 2009
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