Located in a boutique storefront in Roscoe Village at 2008 West Roscoe Street, the space combines cozy/chic design elements with urban vintage charm. An innovative approach to ordering sets Volo apart making enjoying wine easy, accessible, and un-intimidating… all in a casual neighborhood atmosphere.
- Full bar
- A dozen food items priced between $4 and $12, and up to twenty bottles regularly offered at $45 or less
- Rotating list of small plates, artisan cheeses, and desserts
- Up to
30 wines available by the half-glass, glass, taste or 1/3rd bottle mini-carafe
- Limited reserve and cuvee wines available
- Dining room occupancy for 70, restaurant occupancy for 140
- Backyard garden accomodations for 75 featuring private cabanas and bistro
table seating now available year-round tented & heated as weather permits
- Private parties from 16 to 120 (wedding receptions and private Champagne
- Food menu including select seasonal organic and/or select locally grown ingredients
- Full menu including small plates, artisan cheese & desserts served until 11pm (weekends only), and 10pm on weeknights - bar & dining room open up to one hour after kitchen closes
- Sidewalk cafe seating for 20 (weather permitting)
- Easy on-street parking available
- Credit cards accepted MasterCard, Visa, Visa Debit,
- Limited reservations available nightly at www.volorestaurant.com via Open Table
- Walk-ins welcome
- Transportation CTA bus
(50 Damen), Brown Line "L" train
(Paulina 3 blocks east)
- Wheelchair accessible
- Private dining available
$1 OYSTER HAPPY HOUR NIGHTLY FROM 5-7PM
AVAILABLE ANYTIME: OVER A DOZEN MENU PRICED FROM $4 TO $12
PLUS UP TO 20 BOTTLES FOR $45 OR LESS!
**Please note: Nightly offers may not be combined any other coupon, gift certificate, nightly offer or promotion.
Stephen grew up just outside Detroit and began cooking at 15 years
old. He eschewed culinary school for real world work experience,
heading to New Orleans after graduating high school to apprentice
under chef Kevin Graham at the Windsor Court Hotel and Graham's.
He has since rounded out his professional experience and defined
his cuisine working in several celebrated Wolfgang Puck restaurants
(Spago, Postrio...), under restaurateurs Drew Nieporent and Larry Stone
at Rubicon in San Francisco, and most recently collaborating with
chef/owner Michael Kornick at Chicago's MK. Stephen refers to his
cuisine as "New American", embracing the multifarious nature of
our country's great melting pot, borrowing literally from a myriad
of ethnic styles. Stephen lives in Chicago's Roscoe Village neighborhood and is also Chef/Partner of Dine & Drink, Inc.'s popular destination, Paramount Room.
Managing Partner Jon Young
Jon has successfully managed restaurants for Rich Melman's Lettuce Entertain You, Inc. (Maggiano's Little Italy, P.J. Clarke's, Cafe Ba Ba Reeba), and restaurateur Alex Dana's Rosebud Restaurants (Centro, La Rosetta).
Jon & wife Helene Albert opened Kitsch'n (2005 W. Roscoe, Chicago) in late 98' when a longtime diner in Roscoe Village, just blocks from their home, became available. Working quickly, they converted it into a fun & funky 1970 's retro diner serving up comfort food with a gourmet twist. Kitsch'n has since become a Chicago cult icon, and has been featured in Bon Appetit, on The Food Channel (Rachael Ray's $40 a Day)
and The Travel Channel for their delicious food and unique atmosphere, winning numerous awards and accolades. Comfort food and 1970's fashion, design and culture have been getting more popular ever since.
Since opening Volo Restaurant Wine Bar with Chef Partner Stephen Dunne in the spring of 2005 it has been awarded “Best Wine Bar”, and “Best Wine List” by Best of Citysearch for Chicago Nightlife and Restaurants, as well as being voted Top 10 for "Best Date Place", and "Best Outdoor Dining" by AOL Cityguide (Chicago).
Jon is also the Managing Partner of Dine & Drink, Inc.'s more recent food & drink destination Paramount Room in River West.
Dine & Drink, Inc.
In September of 2007 Jon & Helene formed Dine & Drink, Inc.with the primary goal of developing a brand identity their loyal customers can recognize, offering a full range of dedicated private event, catering and banquet options via their existing operations.
Hours of Operation:
Dining Room opens at 5:00pm nightly
Open Mondays starting early-June through mid-September
Tuesday through Thursday 5:00pm to 10:00pm (bar & dining room stay open later)
Friday and Saturday 5:00pm to 11:00pm (bar & dining room open later)
Closed Sunday (private events only)
Dining Room stays open later based on business
Private Events available anytime
Directions to VOLO:
Volo Restaurant Wine Bar
2008 West Roscoe
Chicago, IL 60618
CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS
Volo is located at 2008 West Roscoe Street @ Damen Avenue in Chicago (3400N/2000W).
Taking public transportation
Brown line, stop at Paulina/Lincoln/Roscoe and walk 4 blocks west just past Damen Ave (located on the north side of the street 4 storefronts west of Damen).
Red line to Belmont, take Belmont bus to Damen and walk 3 blocks north to Roscoe (located on the north side of the street 4 storefronts west of Damen).
Damen bus north/south to Roscoe (located on the north side of the street 4 storefronts west of Damen).
Addison or Belmont bus east/west to Damen and walk 2 blocks to Roscoe (located on the north side of the street 4 storefronts west of Damen).
Located in Chicago at 2000W/3400N between Addison & Belmont North/South, and Ashland & Western East/West.
From the expressway north (Kennedy or Edens) exit Addison and head east 2 miles passing Elston, California & Western, turn right (going
south) on Damen two blocks to Roscoe (located on the north side of the street 4 storefronts west of Damen).
From the expressway south (Eisenhower
towards Wisconsin, Dan Ryan) exit Damen, turning right and heading north out of the exit, then passing Fullerton/Elston, going over
the bridge, passing Diversey, Belmont to Roscoe Street (located on the north side of the street 4 storefronts west of Damen).