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Mon Ami Gabi - Oakbrook
Mon Ami Gabi - Oakbrook

Mon Ami Gabi - Oakbrook Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.monamigabi.com
  • Phone: (630) 472-1900
  • Hours of Operation: WEEKEND BRUNCH:
    Saturday 11:30am-3:00pm
    Sunday 10:30am-3:00pm

    LUNCH:
    Monday & Saturday 11:30am-3:00pm
    Sunday 10:30am-3:00pm

    DINNER:
    Monday - Saturday 3:00pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday 3:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French, Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Bruce Williams
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We have two private rooms available seven days a week for lunch, dinner and even breakfast meetings. Both rooms are located off the main dining room through glass paneled French doors, featuring deep mahogany wood & a mosaic tile floor.
    The Right Bank seats 50 guests comfortably with The Left Bank seating parties of 40 guests. Semi-private dining is available for parties of 60-100 with the entire restaurant seating parties of 250 guests. Rooms are audio visual compatible for program events. To view our packages and party menus, visit us at monamigabi.com or call (630) 472-1900.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Appreciating the flavors and aromas of great wines adds a remarkable new element to your dining experience. That's why Mon Ami Gabi is proud to host a series of wine tastings and dinner events where Executive Chef Bruce Williams combines an enticing menu with exquisite French and local wines. Be sure to visit us online at monamigabi.com to sign up for our e-newsletter and receive information on all of our upcoming events and special offers at Mon Ami Gabi.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 22nd Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is $4.00 for both lunch and dinner. There is also a private lot.
A word from Mon Ami Gabi - Oakbrook
Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro and steakhouse. The traditional menu features classics such as the warm Onion Soup Au Gratin, Frisée & Bacon Salad with a soft-poached egg and croutons, Roast Chicken grand-mère style with mushrooms, bacon and pearl onions, as well as the trademark Steak Frites. At lunch, we offer lighter fare including crepes, quiches and seasonal salads. Come in Saturday and Sunday for our weekend brunch, featuring a Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar.
To complement the cuisine, an extensive selection of over 80 boutique French wine varietals are served by the glass or bottle from our signature rolling wine cart.
Please Note: Reservations are taken for indoor seating only. Outdoor seating is available on first-come, first-serve bases.
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Diner Reviews
  • "We had an outstanding French Waiter, whom we've had before, who is wonderful in every way. He came for re-fills all the time, was pleasant, friendly & perfect in every way. The food is very good, prepared just the way I asked with my dietary needs. Wonderful place to dine anytime."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Bon Ami Gabi has the best mussles. I go there for them. None better. I also ordered vichyssoise and dinner salad. Everything was delicious."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "My friend and I had not seen one another in months so this was the perfect spot to catch up. Had outdoor table and no one rushed us so we ended up staying 3 hrs! I kept asking if they needed the table and they assured us we were fine. We so appreciate it. Loved the lobster roll and writes and the wine and Bellini were yummy as well. I'll definitely go back."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Excellent specials are available as well as the standard menu. Sunday Brunch often has wonderful fish specials as well as a wide range of egg and other more traditional breakfast items. Parking on Sundays is easier on the earlier end as the mall opens later. If you prefer lunch or dinner items the food is prepared beautifully--we have never been disappointed. Just don't ask for Cheddar Cheese if you decide to have the excellent Cheeseburger."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Very enjoyable evening with my goddaughter, celebrating her birthday."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "My husband and I sat on outdoor patio. It was small but secluded by flowering plants all around. Food & service was great as usual."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Unfortunately, we were not impressed. We usually have a very good experience but were disappointed with this dinner. The mussels took a long time to come out which would not be a big deal except our steaks came while eating thr mussels. The waiter asked if he should hold them but I do not want them under a heat lamp while we finish the mussels. The mussels are not good to eat cold. Unfortunately my steak was charred on the outside while it was cooked to medium. Overall I was disappointed. I am not sure that we will be returning as we have had more than 2 dinners consecutively which were not good."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "My meal was very good, and the wait-person was attentive."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "The food was excellent. Chicken Gran Mere recommended by server, best chicken ever eaten in a restaurant. Steak Bordelaise done to perfection. Server was very attentive and fun. Wonderful ambiance for an anniversary dinner for two! Will definitely return!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "The food was average, as was the service. Our server disappeared for quite a long time when it was time to order. She didn't offer up any specials on the menu until I asked. My salmon was adequate, but nothing special."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Good food but service was slow. Had to ask for bread at start of meal, and there were what seemed to be extra long wait times between courses. The only dish that we were disappointed with as the mashed cauliflower that was tasteless and extremely bland. Otherwise, friendly restaurant."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Our service, food, waiter, bus-boy, were all phenomenal & attentive, professional AND friendly in every way. It was an "off the charts" experience for us. We will, for sure, return again & again."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Mon Ami Gabi is a favorite place to dine with special people. It is intimate and cozy and very different from the busy hustle and bustle and noise of so many of the other brand restaurants."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Friendly & attentive staff, great food & good ambiance. Recommend the steak au poivre steak & frits !"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Filet Min and New York were cooked and seasoned perfectly! Highly recommend the Warm Bree Cheese appetizer!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Last year, for our 25th wedding anniversary, we were in France. This year, we dined at a french restaurant. My husband & I decided that we were coming back before we had even been served our meal. The ambience was very nice, our server Keith was knowledgable, patient and kind and the manager, Matt, was attentive & generous as well! Our meal was superb, as were the appetizers and drinks. My 22 oz bone in rib eye was cooked to PERFECTION, and was one of the most delicious steaks this girl has EVER had! To top things off, our server brought us dessert for our celebration! We WILL be coming back to this restaurant, I mean when your treated this sweetly, who wouldn't!!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I went to Mon Ami Gabi on Sunday for my anniversary. We went late (8:30pm), which may have been the problem since they close at 9:00pm on Sundays. The restaurant did not have many people dining at that time, but they proceeded to put us at a table next to a large and very noisy group. They clearly were cleaning up the dining areas and didn't want us in the area's that were already cleaned. Other than that, the food was very good and the service was also very good. I will be back again, but next time I will make sure that it isn't near closing time."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We eat at Gabi pretty regularly. The service and the food are consistently top notch. We all have our favorite dishes and we always leave more in love with the place than when we came in. For those afraid of French food, give it a try. The prices aren't exorbitant and the quality is superb. I always look forward to our visits here!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Can count on Mon Ami for that touch of French cuisine in metro Chicago. Lunch menu is limited but you can count on fresh and tasty food especially if you crave crepes. Would skip the appetizers if you are not into pate or snails."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The steaks do not disappoint. Sauces are superb. Frites are a nice side."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We had a great time. The food was great, but it was our server Wendy that made it special. it was very busy on Father's Day, and the restaurant was out of several dishes and food items, but Wendy was apologetic and very friendly and funny."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Our steak and potatoes arrived cold and fries greecy and soggy. By time a new batch of potatoes came, I had finished our dinner. They need to add a small portion of vegetables to their plates. Both for color and variety."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This was our first experience, and we chose Father's Day. The mall was very busy, but we were delighted by the experience at Mon Ami Gabi. We were not rushed. Our table was in a quiet corner, and we were able to hear eachother speak. Food was excellent. It made our family day together something we won't forget."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We've been going to Mon Ami Gabi since the Oak Brook bistro opened in 2000 and we've never had a negative experience ... until now. First off, one of the things I enjoyed most about the Gabitini martini was the blue cheese-stuffed olives. You could tell the cheese was fresh and had been hand-stuffed. On our most recent visit last Saturday, sadly, the olives had the taste and consistency of store-bought blue cheese-stuffed olives, or in other words, a huge come-down from the previous version. Secondly, my entrée, the halibut with ratatouille, came out from the kitchen lukewarm at best. It was sent back to be re-fired, but even then it was disappointing. We weren't charged for it, but by that time the evening was beyond repair. C'est la vie."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Very good dining experience, food was great and we had excellent service."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The seating is too close together. My husband and I felt like we were seated on top of the people next to us. We were at the two top near the bar. We had to move our table for the lady next to me to get up and down. Our server seemed very busy, but they had many servers standing around the server stations. I think we dined on an off night, because we usually have a very good experience."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "As always, outstanding evening. Good food, great service. This place is always consistent and never disappoint."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The food was just wonderful and not overly expensive. Our server was one of the best we have ever had. Just a great place."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Lunch was a special treat during the midweek hussle. Loved the gazpacho soup - just the perfect touch for a summer day. My kids love the menu and felt special from beginning to end."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "When you have a great concept and great food, changing the menu is scary. Mon Ami has kept the memorable and enhanced it with creativity. The service is really focused on surprising flexibility. Really loved it!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "When I have the opportunity to celebrate a special occasion with family or friends I always choose Mon Ami Gabi, both Oakbrook and Lincoln Park. I love the ambience, service and food. Mon Ami Gabi always goes the extra mile to make the celebration very special. It is my favorite place to dine out."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Great place for brunch, a ladies lunch, or dinner with anyone. The food is straightforward with a French flair, always fresh, and delicious. Easily the best place place to eat at the mall."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "I will preface this by saying I am 18, but I see that no reason to be treated any less than the rest of the customers at the restaurant. The food was very food, but our waitress only visited the table three times throughout the night, and each time forgot to bring back what we requested. She also did not ask us about beverages until after we had our food because she "forgot". As far as the setting, I always loved the front seated at this location, and I had never been in back except for parties. The back rooms are, well not exciting, the lighting isn't romantic really it's somewhat poor. Also like a stingy basement lighting. I recommend requesting a table near the front of the restaurant. tldr: Good food, iffy service, request front table"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Service and food was the best! Our server was very helpful in assisting us with our wine selection and entrees. Outdoor patio was nice and the weather was perfect. Would definitely recommend Mon Ami and plan to go back soon!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "First time there. The food was excellent. Steak tartare and salmon both highly receommended. Excellent cocktail creations as well. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We love Mon Ami Gabi. The food and service are always excellent. We made an early reservation and when we got to our table, we told our server we were going to order an 'eclectic' favorites dinner. I started with a glass of Pouilly Fuisse as I love to do. We ordered a jar of warm olives and each ordered escargot - the bread is fabulous for the escargot! And we each ordered a glass of Gabi Merlot. Then we ordered chocolate mousse for dessert! A wonderful meal!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "I've dined at Mon Ami Gabi more than a few times and generally enjoyed it. Last evening was the most recent time, and may be the last. The food is unexceptional, especially for the price. They continue to alter their menu, removing more enjoyable selections with those much less tasty. For example, why remove the olives appetizer? Anyone who visits France knows olives are almost omnipresent on menus. The bread was different, as well. I can get better from a baguette from the supermarket. The wine selections are uninspired and limited. Overall, it was a disappointing experience and I'll look for other French restaurants."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "My parents live a mile from OakBrook shopping Center. Out of all the restaurants we eat here the most. Great service, atmosphere and food. There is also a room for private parties which we have used on several occasions. There is a valet service which my parents (who can't walk long distances) appreciate."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "We were celebrating with friends for a major anniversary, so we selected Mon Ami and weren't disappointed. Great service from the start and all the way through the meal. I opted for outside, but everyone else wanted the A/C inside. I won but perhaps to the discomfort of the rest. The meal made up for the heat and lack of breeze. Salads, sandwiches and eggs were our selections and everyone had a clean plate at the end of the meal. Lunch was complete when the server brought complimentary profiteroles to the couple. Everyone left with a smile. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Chose Mon Ami Gabi as there is a consistent warm, welcoming atmosphere and excellent, well-prepared food. My sister and I both enjoyed the entrees - I am a bit fussy and ask for some modifications and she had a seafood special. Everything was delightful, delicious and the server appeared to enjoy her work. Will continue to dine there as opportunity arises - and to recommend it to others."
    Dined on 5/26/2014