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Adelle's Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://adelles.com
  • Phone: (630) 784-8015
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: John Anderson
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Customized catering available. Impress your guests by having Adelle's chef in your home!
  • Private Party Facilities: Private & semi-private dining rooms available for up to 65 guests. Let Adelles make your affair memorable.
  • Private Party Contact: Debbie Williams (630) 784-8015
  • Entertainment: Live jazz sponsored by local radio station WDCB every Thursday in the lounge from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Check our website under "events" for occasional other live music events.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: West Street
  • Public Transit: Union Pacific West Line-Downtown Wheaton Stop.

  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is permitted on the lower level of parking garage to the west of building. Please disregard "permit only" signs, cars will not be towed from the lower level during restaurant hours. Adelle's small private lot is to east of restaurant and metered street parking is available.

A word from Adelle's
A stylish, comfortable atmosphere featuring the large wine bar, art deco mosaic chandeliers, warm copper accents, soothing decor colors & two cozy fireplaces welcome you to Adelle's. Located in the heart of the western suburbs, Adelle's is not only the perfect neighborhood spot, but also a central gathering place for friends to meet or for before concerts & shows. The menu & numerous daily specials, featuring American bistro fare, reflect our commitment to new interpretations of fresh, delicious cuisine reminiscent of memorable dishes that have a tradition on the American table.

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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Diner Reviews
  • "Great Food. out door setting is very nice. Service is always good and food is always outstanding"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "This was my second time to Adelle's and my husband's first. He is not easily impressed - and this was a great night! From the crab cake starter to the amazing desserts, we enjoyed everything we ate. I had the salmon and he had the flat iron steak with blue cheese. Seriously terrific food and the service was not only good, but friendly and welcoming. We started in the bar, had dinner in the dining room and then headed back to the bar for dessert and a nightcap. We'll definitely be back again!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "This was our first visit to Adelle's. The food was amazing and the service was professional. The honeydew melon soup was delicious, simple, and perfect for a summer evening whether as a starter or as a dessert. The watermelon salad was perfect, very lightly dressed. The corn risotto with scallop was creamy and tasty. The tuna entree was cooked perfectly. The light wasabe sauce balanced the flavors. Tomato salad was enough to feed two, easily. The wines paired beautifully with our food choices. The bread was reminiscent of Toscana Bakery in Chicago. Key lime pie was smooth, with a nice tang. The blueberry crisp must be tried! Coffee was served in warmed cups! Great attention to details."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Have been to "Adelle's" several times but this time enjoyed the beautiful cozy patio for the first time. We just loved the ambiance. Very much enjoyed the small plates of Fish Tacos and Tuna Tartar but were a bit disappointed in the main course dishes as well as their presentation - the meatloaf was somewhat dry and the Special entrée of Skate was overpowered by the cornmeal crust; however the accompanying pea pod-leek sauté was most delicious. We decided from now on to just have several small plates - a most wonderful selection to be had. We definitely will be back - for more outdoor dining but also looking forward to fall and winter for eating in the pretty indoor rooms. The wait staff was very gracious! Overall a wonderful experience!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "First time to Adelle's at this location, which is convenient on west edge of downtown Wheaton. Food is fine, but a bit overpriced -- not a reason you shouldn't try it. Ordering and sharing small plates is a good way to appreciate the kitchen on a single visit. Service was efficient, though not especially warm. We sat inside, which had plenty of available tables on a Thurs evening. Outside was packed. Noise from next door train tracks not distracting inside; not sure whether that's true outside."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "This is not run of the mill American food. It's fun and unusual combinations. The bread pudding dessert rocked."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Once again another great meal at Adelle's. While I enjoy many dishes, the risotto of the day is usually my favorite. Service is top notch."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "We were delighted with the small plate options on the menu. What a wonderful way to try several menu items and share. Outside seating is a nicely decorated private space even though close to the street. The service was outstanding and server was very helpful and spot on with his recommendations. Definite return spot for lunch or dinner."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Service was poor. Food was flavorful but over priced."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Great food, great service, great outdoor patio, great drinks. I've never had a bad experience at Adelle's. You will not be disappointed."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I have dined at Addelles before, when they were in the old location and was always pleased with the food and service. However, my last visit (Friday night) was a huge let down. We arrived early and had drinks in the bar. The live music was very enjoyable. We were seated at the reserved time 7:30. We did not receive our main course until 8:50. We asked several times what the hold up was and the server said that they had overseated. However, there were not that many people in the dining room and no one seemed to have their food. The insulting thing was that they were not even very apologetic and did not offer free dessert or anything of the sort. Also, I wanted to order the meatloaf and I was told that it was cooling and not available."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "This was a night out for my husband and I to celebrate our anniversary. Our table outdoors was great as was the menu! So many great choices. We had three small plates and then shared an entree which was plated individually for us! The risotto was outstanding. The sangria was also very good. It was a busy Friday but staff was attentive and it was not overly loud. When I made our reservation I mentioned it was our anniversary and so after dinner our server gave us each a glass of bubbly. Very nice touch! Also a great dessert menu and we shared again and were satisfied! Great night!!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "It was a beautiful evening for our girls night out. We sat outside and didn't regret it. It didn't feel like we were 3 steps from the street. Our group is known for closing a place down and the server we had was all for that. He didn't rush us, checked in at the perfect moments, and was generously tipped for his great service. We recommend the fish tacos; those were our favorite. Also the sliders and tempura green beans."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Another wonderful experience at Adelle's. Dining outside on a wonderful warm evening we brought our own wine (Tuesday, free corkage) and enjoyed several dishes - all of which were outstanding. Can honestly say I have never had anything here that wasn't excellent. This night the fish tacos, risotto (of course), tilapia, assorted cheeses and fruits were all favorites. Always plenty to share with the small plates and a great way to experience a wider variety of dishes. Great service and staff is just a bonus."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Hidden gem. Definitely a repeat. Great food service and quiet even at crowded times."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We normally love Adelle's but we're slightly disappointed this time. The special of cold avocado soup had very little taste. The meatloaf was dry and flavorless. The special pork chop dinner was fatty and not very good flavor, though the red cabbage and polenta that came with it were very good. Service was a little slow. However, every other time we've come was great. It must have just been an off night. We will be back."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Every time we go to Adelles it is a great time. We always have excellent food and service. Extensive wine/beer menu. We were able to sit on the patio this time and it was great!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We expected more from the food. Presentation was great, I ordered duck, the taste was not there, and the cherry flavor I didn't experience. Restaurant and service was what I expected, but food highly overrated. My husband ordered the meatloaf dinner and it was ok, for the price we expected to experience something better than average. Very disappointed in the food. If you go there I would suggest ordering from the specials only."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Excellent food!! My husband had the skirt steak, and I chose one of their evening specials - grilled monchong (Hawaiian fish), and both were delicious. Very extensive wine list (longer than the menu). We went to celebrate a wedding anniversary. Very very nice. Would highly recommend."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "If you know what to expect when you order a familiar dish, you will not be disappointed. The surprise comes when you taste your food, get what you expected - and then - there's a little something extra, an additional elusive taste. Chef John Anderson seems to always go one step further to add an additional taste to each dish. The something extra always blends with the expected taste and is generally a bit subtle, but leaves you asking, "There's a little something extra here, and I'm not quite sure what it is.""
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I stopped visiting Adelle's because the service was very lacking. Especially with the host stand. It was a bother when I arrived in the past and not very welcoming. This visit was much improved and the service was much better. The food is great, which is why I gave it another chance. I'm glad to see they saw the error of their ways and worked on customer service skills and service in general. A smile is an easy thing to give a customer when they walk in..."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Very enjoyable first time dining, great bar for meeting friends, patio excellent, main dining room great."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "This is a sophisticated and quiet restaurant. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is calm. It is great for conversation. The wine list is extensive. I highly recommend it."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "The food at Adelle's was wonderful. We had the lobster spring rolls and the andouille sausage risotto as appetizers. The spring rolls were so good and I will definitely come back for the risotto. The skate wing from the specials menu was light and delicious and the mango salsa was a perfect compliment. The steak with blue cheese was tender and melted in the mouth."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I have been to Adelles many times and haver never been disappointed."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "As usual, the food and service were second to none! Thanks for another great experience."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Everything was top notch and the next time I am in Wheaton I would go here :-)"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The whitefish was outstanding! Everyone at our table loved their meal. So happy to have Adelle's in our neighborhood. The menu has so many wonderful appetizers and entrees that it was difficult to choose just one. Will have to go back and sample them all!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Our food was delicious, service was great - the perfect place to dine for our wedding anniversary."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We have been to Adelle's countless time and we are always impressed from the food, ambiance and the staff. This time we went for a long overdue date night. We started with the bruschetta, pear salad and carrot ginger soup. I would recommend all of them. For our main course we had the scallops and the beef short ribs. Again, delicious! We went Saturday and now Monday I am still licking my lips thinking about it!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We enjoyed the bar atmosphere and the music. The food is excellent."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Excellent all around - always a delight! Can't wait to return!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "My meal was good; my friend's meal was sub-par. Service was terrible. Our waiter was very arrogant, and even though there were hardly any other customers (weekday early evening), we had to keep trying to get his attention, e.g., to place our meal order, to place a dessert order, water refills, etc. He brought us our bill and never asked us if we would like coffee (which we did). My dinner was fine, but my friend's meal was a very poor value for the cost. I will not recommend this restaurant to any of my friends, for any occasion. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "We just discovered Adelle's and have not been disappointed on either of our two visits. The food is delicious, service is very good, and love the patio dining. We'll definitely be back."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "This was my first time I was at Adelle's. Starters were Portobello Fries with a Truffle Aoli, Duck Gnocci & Risotto of the day. All were fantastic! not one morsel was left. The Chef is know for his Risotto and i can see why. Main courses we had the Andouille Crusted Scallops, Duck that came with high recommendations and the Salmon. The Salmon was one of the best I ever tasted, melting in your mouth. The Scallops had a sweet and heat feel that was fantastic and finally the Duck was moist and succulent. The Wine List had options in all price ranges and some great finds as well. Had to have desert, which consistent of a bread pudding of the day that was the icing on the cake. A Fantastic meal start to finish with great service and atmosphere!!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Every dish was terrific! Service was great! We appreciated the owner taking the time to see how our dining experience was!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "My white fish was outstanding. Ambience very good. Service excellent. Adelles is one of my favorite restaurants inthe area!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Adelle's. The waitress was informed, attentive, and friendly. The food was very good. There was a good variety but not an overwhelming menu. We will be back."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "They had a set menu for Mothers Day which was great. You are never rushed, the food is hot. The cocktails are great. even with children there it is not noisy. Everyone is friendly and welcoming. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Loved the food, especially the risotto... had a great time with my wonderful family in an outstanding restaurant. Try Adelle's -- you won't be disappointed."
    Dined on 5/11/2014