A Neighborhood Bistro by Chef Paul Virant | Downtown Hinsdale


We proudly source from Midwest family farms and artisans. Our menus are subject to change without notice due to seasonality and availability. Menus updated 5.13.15.

Dessert, Coffee and Tea

News and Specials

Ask us about our Wood Oven Experience – a five-course chef's tasting menu, all items cooked in the wood oven, for six to 10 people. Perfect for social/family gatherings and corporate dinners!

Hours and Reservations

Reservations: (630) 537-1459 or via OpenTable

*Please note: Vistro will be closed on Monday, 5.25, for Memorial Day.


Wednesday to Saturday:
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.*


Monday to Thursday:
5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (kitchen closes at 9:30 p.m.)

Friday and Saturday*:
5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. (kitchen closes at 10:30 p.m.)

*Come in for a drink anytime Wednesday to Saturday -- it's all good! Saturday midday food menu available at bar between lunch and dinner service. 


Carry-out available for all menu items – take Vistro home with you!


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About Vistro

James Beard Award-nominated Chef Paul Virant (Vie, Perennial Virant) has expanded his culinary empire with Vistro, 112 S. Washington St., Hinsdale, Illinois.

Vistro focuses on seasonal food and drinks, staying true to Chef Virant’s philosophy of showcasing products from the Midwest.

From food enthusiasts to families on the go, Vistro’s offerings of approachable snacks and dishes will please any palate.

Chef Virant’s team from his celebrated fine dining restaurant, Vie, including Pastry Chef Elissa Narow and Bar Manager Bill Anderson, lead the pastry and beverage programs, respectively.

A wood-burning oven serves as the focal point of the dining room, a space that features a relaxed vibe designed by Chef Virant’s wife, Jennifer, and Jody Tate. Vistro boasts more than 80 seats in the dining room, with a large bar offering handcrafted mocktails and cocktails.

Kitchen Team
Paul Virant, Chef/Owner
Elissa Narow, Pastry Chef
Vince Gerace, Sous Chef

Management Team
Kate Strosahl-Johnson, General Manager
Bill Anderson, Beverage Director
Julia Termanas, Office Manager