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Chez Moi
Chez Moi

Chez Moi Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://chezmoichicago.com
  • Phone: (773) 871-2100
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

    Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00am

    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:30am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French
  • Executive Chef: Dominique Tougne
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: Please contact Magdalena for more informations about Private Events.
    773-871-2100 or magda@chezmoichicago.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Dickens
  • Public Transit: Halsted and Dickens bus stop.
    Near Fullerton Red Line, and Armitage Brown line.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking available and street parking.
A word from Chez Moi
Chez Moi is a unique French bistro located in the heart of Lincoln Park at 2100 North Halsted.

Chef and Owner Dominique Tougne, the former Executive Chef of Bistro 110 in Downtown Chicago, brought all the best cuisine from France along with the finest selection of French wine, reminding you of a true Parisian Bistro.

'Chez moi" means my place/home.
So don't hesitate, open the door, have a seat and enjoy fabulous food just like if you were home.

A Private Dining Room is available, "The Chef's Room", for your private event can accommodate up to 35 people.
Next time you are at Chez Moi stop in the Chef's Room and take a look at all of the jackets signed and left by prestigious French Chefs for Dominique.

Chez Moi's famous dishes include traditional cuisine from all around France like The French Onion Soup, The Tarte aux Lardons, The Cassoulet Toulousain, The Canard à l'Orange and the delicious Gâteau Breton.

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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFrench
Diner Reviews
  • "Loved it all, so good! The waiter Tony was wonderful and fantastic at recommending wines. The beet sale was superb and the roasted chicken was unreal with an incredible sauce. The final desserts were delicious. Nice people working there...."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "This is the second time we have been to the restaurant and were treated like royalty. From the beginning we sat at the bar with our friends to when we left almost three hours later we had a fabulous dining experience."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Enjoyed a delicious meal of trout and roasted chicken on the three course dinners for only $29/dinner. Great deal. Also, very convenient for shows at Steppenwolf."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I would say Chez Moi is a "Good" French Restaurant. Honestly, however, I was expecting a bit more. The rabbit and the duck had rave reviews from my dining companions, but I was less than impressed with their "Casoulet"- it was very heavy on the beans and light on everything else. Traditional French items (Kir Royale and Foie Gras) lacked that special something for me. The service was good and responsive... the place just left me wanting a little more."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We are regulars here and he experience never disappoints. Impeccable service, delicious food, wonderful ambiance. It's our go-to for nights out and brunches with the kids."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We went for Bastille Day. The entire experience was perfect. I recommend the escargot and the pate. But you can't go wrong with anything on the menu."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Delicious meal served by thoughtful staff. A casual favorite."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "We love this place. Great food, service, and friendly owners. The trout and the brunch menu are among our favorites. This is one of the top French bistros in Chicago. Don't miss it!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I have alway ejoyed going there. Food is great and like the ambiance."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We have always had a solid experience at Chez Moi. The food is great, service is excellent (staff is very knowledgeable), and the ambiance is unique (european romantic feel as it's quaint, yet big enough for group or family gathering!) A solid place."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We've dined here many times over the past two years. Server Nicole--outstanding. Great food, unpretentious, but somehow, also, elegant."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Wonderful food and service! The best way to experience it is to "take your time" ... just like the French. Every course was awesome and the trout was out of this world! I have been to France many times and this rivals some of their best restaurants. Don't miss it when in Chicago."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "The restaurant was very accommodating. Our reservation was in the middle of a thunderstorm. One couple was stuck on the Metra which was not moving at all. Finally they cancelled saying they were just going home when the train started. But then the train started and they came after all. Chez Moi held our dinner orders, and let the tardy couple order the pre-fixe meal. In the middle of all this, they were also serving a large wedding party dinner."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We went here for Fathers Day brunch and the food was amazing."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "But for the price the meat should have been a little better. Some tough cuts."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Very nice decor and outside dining area. Service was excellent. They have an early prix fixe dinner for $29 for 3 courses. We tried 6 different dishes and all were delicious. Standouts included the french onion soup, salmon, the cassoulet, and the shortbread dessert. Our server Nicole and the manager Tony were extremely welcoming and knowledgeable about the menu and wines. We asked Nicole to pair wines with each of the dishes and the pairings were perfect. We can't wait to go back to introduce others to gem."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The food is always delicious and the staff super friendly."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Real French bistro feel -- simple food, with fresh ingredients. Informal atmosphere. Quiet room, so conversation is easy. Nice people on the staff. Full bar, with emphasis on wine. Good for couples or small groups in the Lincoln Park/Lakeview neighborhood. We'll definitely go back."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We really loved our experience at Chez Moi. Everything we tried (Carrot Soup, Escargot, Duck a'Lorange, Scallops) we all fantastic. Our waitress was very friendly, knowledgeable and professional. The atmosphere is really nice, great décor and great lighting features. We will be back for sure."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Food not up to par. Oversalted and one meat dish ordered med was raw and one was well done. Would give most places second chance but this was the second chance--seems its better days are behind it. Our server however was superb"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "I just don't know how to describe our experience. Fantastic just fantastic, we had the Bacon tart (delish!), Cassoulet, Duck, and that caramel shortbread cake (ughh so delicious). Nicole was just superb and recommended everything we ate. Wines are reasonably priced and we just had an overall wonderful time and can't wait till we come back!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Food was remarkable. My taste buds felt they were back in the French countryside. The soups, French Onion and Mushroom, we're very flavorful. I can honestly say the Chicken I had was the best Chicken I've ever had - moist with remarkable flavors. My wife's Salmon was excellent as well. The folks we were with raved about the Cassoulet. Desserts were special as well. Excellent"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This restaurant is a true gem. It's located in Lincoln Park; which is a lovely neighborhood. (I'd actually like to spend more time there). The restaurant has a very nice feel and the food and service was exceptional! I had the beet salad as an appetizer and the steak for a main. Both were excellent. Our waiter was knowledgeable about the menu and very friendly and professional. Great place. I will definitely go back!"
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Just moved into the neighborhood, and we visited Chez Moi. It has a great menu with lots of choices for small plates, and normal entrees. The food was amazing, and the wine list had a nice variety of French wines from low cost to high end. The only issue we had was the service. The two waiters had trouble keeping track of our table, and they were slow to take orders, bring wine, etc. But overall a great experience"
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "This is a neighborhood treasure. The ambience is lovely. The food is always so well seasoned and presented and the service is just the right balance of being helpful and also not intrusive. Best bread ever also."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The food at Chez Moi is authentic and delicious; the orange duck was outstanding. The décor and the service could do with some work though: the table was shaky (though they rectified it), and the server forgot utensils a couple of times and always brought the plates too early when the dishes had not arrived. Still, none of these faults were enough to spoil the experience - I would still recommend Chez Moi for anyone looking for a French food fix."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "This was our second time dining here and probably our last. Both times we were seated in the back room, like second class citizens. The first time the main dining room was filled. However this time the main dining room was rented out to a private party on a SATURDAY NIGHT! Sorry but you won't see US again!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Chez Moi is a super cute place and the staff is more than friendly. Although the french food is very good, it does not excel or compete with other French restaurants. But that's not the most important. The staffing and the attention to the customer was pretty bad. It took about 45 min to get our appetizers in, another 40 for our entrees, long time to get drinks, etc, etc...We were there for four hours which was way too long. The server again was super nice, but they had several ladies around not doing much...and we thought they could have taken our orders instead of waiting for the server. Again....nice restaurant, nice staff but so slow...too slow..."
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "Our party of three enjoyed a delicious meal at Chez Moi over the weekend. The wine and cocktail list were impressive and so was our food. Our seafood dishes were delicious; perfectly prepared, seasoned, and presented. The restaurant became very busy midway through our meal and, unfortunately, the effects of the increased traffic were evident with our server. Nothing major but it was more difficult to find our waiter when we wanted to order dessert and when we wanted to pay our bill (it took quite a while for our waiter to produce a check at the end of our meal). Other than the spotty service, I'd highly recommend this restaurant and will definitely visit it again. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This is clearly one of the top three French Bistros in Chicago. Chef Dominique and his gracious wife India offer lots of excellent authentic bistro faire. We especially enjoy the seafood offerings...the trout is amazing. The Breton gateaux is a great dessert choice also. They have a nice, moderately priced wine list. Try the Sunday brunch as well...to die for."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "All the food we ordered was delicious. Our waitress was very sweet and helpful and really took care of us. The design of the restaurant was very cool. Great place to celebrate an occasion. "
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Took a client there for dinner and we all thought the food and service was impeccable .. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "We had a really good experience. Good food, good service, good atmosphere. The mussels and trout in particular are very well prepared. Oh, and the bread -- delicious. We celebrated our anniversary, and our server brought us a complimentary dessert. We typically do not order dessert, but this was truly wonderful. Nice wine list, with a good price range to accommodate different price points. We're looking forward to a return visit, especially for the cassoulet in the fall."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We always go to Chez Moi (formerly Cafe Bernard) when we are in Chicago. Yes, there are plenty of other, excellent French restaurants, but this one can't be beat for good location (Lincoln Park area), great service, and really good food -- just what one might get on a side street in Paris! The combination of variety, authentic preparation, and attentive service can't be beat."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Having been to France less than a year ago, I've found myself quite judgmental of French restaurants in the states. Chez Moi, however, was absolutely fabulous. We had the most courteous French waiter that made excellent suggestions. The portions were far more generous than your typical French restaurant (I came hungry, left full, and even took home left-overs). I had the Lyonnaise Salad, Canard L'Orange, and their salted caramel Brittany cake. All absolutely delicious and all recommended by our waiter. Great food, great service, and soothing atmosphere. I highly recommend!"
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "Great brunch pre fix menu for Easter. Dinner and wine menus looked great as well. Food was excellent as was the service. Will definitely be going back soon."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Absolutely blown away by the food!!!! Every bite was an explosion of flavors, You can tell that the chef carefully picked out each ingredient to make sure that your mouth wanted more after every bite. My eggs were poached perfectly the bacon was crispy yet not burnt and the croutons seasoned just how I like them. My only issue was the service, or lack their of. It was our first time dinning at the amazing little gem and if the food wasn't perfection I would probably not want to go back due to the poor service. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We enjoyed Easter Brunch at Chez Moi. We were visiting from out of town and looked for a restaurant close to our hotel. Chez Moi was great. We really enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Dinner was delicious, the evening pleasant. Would definitely return. Ventilation in the back room is still a problem"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We went to Chez Moi with another couple for date night. It was delicious! Our friends were not very familiar with French food but enjoyed every bite. We loved passing through the kitchen to be seated in the back section of the restaurant. The Chef was so kind to greet us as we left as well. Definitely would recommend to anyone looking for a delicious meal in a beautiful setting."
    Dined on 4/12/2014