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211 W. Front Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
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Suzette's Creperie Details
Hours of Operation:
French-inspired Bakery open Monday-Saturday 7am - restaurant close; Sunday 8am - 2 pm Breakfast: Monday - Saturday 7am-11am; Sunday 8am-11am Brunch: Sunday 11-2 Lunch: Monday-Saturday 11 - 3 Dinner: Tuesday-Thursday 5 - 9pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30 - 10:00pm Afternoon Tea: Monday-Saturday 2 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.(Must specify English or French Tea when making reservations)
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Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Suzette's kitchen staff as well as waitstaff are available for any catered affair from an intimate dinner to baby or bridal showers and wedding receptions. The catering and special events manager can help plan every detail of your event.
Private Party Facilities:
Suzette's is the perfect location for Baby or Bridal Showers, Birthdays, Anniversaries and small Wedding Receptions or Rehearsal Dinners. Suzette's can accommodate groups up to 50. The intimacy of the dining room and the personal attention of the staff makes clients feel like they are entertaining in their own home.
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Suzette's Boulangerie & Patisserie by day turns into a jazz lounge by night on Friday evening. Our live Jazz features both classic jazz tunes as well as requests. Every year we celebrate Bastille Day with a three day Jazz Festival featuring guest artists and a Grand French Picnic. Call for Jazz schedule and details.
Special Events & Promotions:
Many special events are planned throughout the year including cooking classes, wine dinners and Christmas Tea. Please check our website for details.
West of Main Street
Three blocks east of the Union Pacific West Metra Line, Downtown Wheaton Station
Suzette's is conveniently located next to the free Downtown Parking Garage. Free parking is also available on the street.
A word from Suzette's Creperie
Suzette's is a cozy French Bistro specializing in both sweet and savory crepes and hearty bistro fare. Our wine list features all French wine. Attached to the restaurant is a French-inspired boulangerie and patisserie. Everyday Afternoon Tea is served. Suzette's pleasure is to provide excellent
food and wine in a comfortable atmosphere that encourages our clientele to have a relaxing dining experience. In the summer the dining room extends to an outdoor patio filled with plants, flowers and fountain. Live Jazz Friday nights is reminiscent of the Hot Jazz Clubs of Paris. Located close to Wheaton College and in the heart of Historic Downtown Wheaton , Suzette's is a destination for dining.
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Great for Lunch
I have been to this restaurant
many times and have never once been disappointed. The food is fresh and creative. The staff is attentive."
Dined on 3/8/2014
This had to be one of the
strangest dining experiences we've ever had. We waited for 10 minutes to get a wine list; I ordered an entree, my husband ordered entree and salad; his entree came out very quickly and was served...to HIM. I waited, no entree. He received no salad. We questioned this and got a nice apology. Waited some more. My entree came out. We enjoyed our dinner, then after our plates had been taken and we waited 5 minutes after that, his salad arrived. We ordered dessert and coffee. More time passed...dessert came out. No coffee. After we finished dessert, we got the coffee. I felt like we were in some kind of time warp...it will be a LONG time before I go back to Suzette's!"
Dined on 3/1/2014
you to a casual elegant bar & bistro. Menu represents French bistro cuisine and execution is outstanding. Friendly, reserved service staff. Suzette's will not disappoint you."
Dined on 2/28/2014
Everything we tasted was
delicious, the waitress was exceptionally thoughtful, the decor was lovely, and the setting was comfortable. And the bakery had double chocolate cookies that are so good, it almost seems like you're dreaming. Far better in every way than a French themed restaurant we had tried in Chicago. We will be back!"
Dined on 2/25/2014
It was such a delight to have a
fun afternoon and reminisce on warmer times. We loved our mental vacation!"
Dined on 2/26/2014
Suzette's is an unpretentious but
lovely restaurant in Wheaton with a fantastic wine list. Ordinarily the service is outstanding, but on our most recent visit it was good but not enthusiastic and attentive, which it usually is. Food is always good, but for us it would be nice to have more vegetarian options on the menu."
Dined on 2/22/2014
We have been to Suzette's many
times before. With theater tickets, we did an early dinner. Service was great, with runners assiting getting the food out. But when we got to dessert, the resturant had filled a bit and service at that point crashed. Our server brought our dessert crepes 22 minutes after we ordered them. Two of the orders were "luke-warm" and one was cold. Having had dessert here before, we guessed that the order sat for a while waiting to be delivered. We sent the cold crepe back, canceling the order. The server then brought the check, never asking us about coffee. After reviewing the check, we discovered the returned crepes were still on the check. After pointing it put to the server, "Oh, sorry", was the response."
Dined on 2/21/2014
Suzette's is one of those places
I've been to occasionally and can't wait to get to again. It's cozy with romantic lighting and live music, with friendly hosts and servers who give knowledgeable recommendations. I had the beef bourguignon crepe entree, and it was just as tasty as I'd hoped it would be, served with a small side salad that was fresh and crisp. The sauce on the beef was perfect, with that red-wine tang, and the crepe was delicate and thin. The portion wasn't overly large, nor was it small; the perfect size to leave me happy after I was finished. My date had the pork tenderloin sautéed with Apples and brandy crème sauce, which was served with mashed potatoes and steamed green beans. The French onion soup is a must-have!"
Dined on 2/15/2014
Tea service in the burbs! Awesome
food, reasonable prices, great staff. Love this place."
Dined on 2/14/2014
The only thing less than wonderful
was the snotty greeting we got when I told the owner we had an 8:00 reservation. Instead of a friendly greeting, we got "you and 45 other people". Well, excuse me! Maybe she was stressed out since it was Valentine's Day but a poor greeting from an owner. Otherwise, all the staff was very friendly and the food was outstanding. Loved the French-only wine list."
Dined on 2/14/2014
I waited too long to make a
reservation for valentines day, so I took a gamble on this place. I was pleasantly surprised. The food was very good, and I suspect that the service was a bit slow only due to the business of the evening. A pianist played in the background and mixed in the accordion. The atmosphere was relaxed and very enjoyable. I would recommend for a very adult evening. The crowd was mostly 40+ in age, very mature."
Dined on 2/14/2014
Decided to do something different
for our book club meeting. Four of us each tried a different crepe meal, desserts and teas. We were all delighted with our lunches. We sat a long time so we could eat, catch up and discuss our book. We were not rushed. Had a great experience. Will return."
Dined on 2/11/2014
This was my 2nd time at this
restaurant for lunch and it is amazing. The crepes and other dishes are superb. Both times we were lucky enough to get to sit in one of the two table with wing chairs, which was elegant and comfortable. I was visitng with a friend, and we had a 4 hour lunch. The waitstaff was very friendly, service and food were excellent. The Roasted vegetable crepe and the beef bourgionon crepe are out of this world. The chocoloate mousse dessert and the bananas foster were also terrific!"
Dined on 2/10/2014
This is a great little place with
divine food and a greasy ambience. Great wine too."
Dined on 2/7/2014
used to be terrific but the staff
and service are poor these days. we wont be back. its a shame because the owner is nice but obviously she has little to do with it these days."
Dined on 6/14/2013
My wife took her friend for her
birthday. We have been there several times and enjoyed the atmosphere. We have been to France and this made us feel like to were there again. It is a very small place and even smaller bar. The wine steward knows his wines and will help you select one. The place is know for it's Crepes. And rightfully so, since they make the best. Price wise it's up there for dinner. Free city parking around the corner. And there is pianist there in the evenings. (not sure he is there all the time) Service is good but we have had a time when it did get crowded and they were short staffed. It may be a family run place so it's the family doing it all.... If not, it does a good job of making you feel like it is. Cozy. Romantic."
Dined on 1/27/2014
Over the years I have taken three
different ladies to this restaurant and it became their favorite go-to romantic restaurant. The service is a little on the sporadic side (slower in some cases which may mimic the French experience of a slower meal) so I would not necessarily plan a movie shortly after. We started at 7:30 and we were out by 9:30pm. It is nice that the waiters and waitresses know the menu and seem to have actually tried the dishes. They are capable of helping you with your selection. The food was delicious as always and the desert was fantastic (also made right there)."
Dined on 2/8/2014
Love Suzettes! Great pastries to
go (I live near the restaurant & stop in often to grab pretzel bread, lemon squares & Caprese sandwiches). Ambience is lovely...so comfortable...like being in your grandmother's warm & inviting fireplace room. Wine list is extensive...mainly European (obviously), but they let you try samples before the final pour. Food is fresh and unique. Try the pomme frites, stuffed shrimp appetizer and the daily quiche. Caveat: on the pricey side. Visit them at the Wheaton French market on Saturdays in the summer!"
Dined on 9/24/2013
This is a favorite of mine. I love
going here for brun ch or lunch. They also serve dinner, but I haven't dined here for dinner yet. The food is always delicious and the atmosphere is cozy. Our server was great."
Dined on 1/30/2014
We scheduled an afternoon tea
reservation for a birthday. First of all, our server was not knowledgeable on the teas they offered. Also, our teas were cold for the entire meal. It was difficult to enjoy an afternoon tea when it was cold. They were also out of bananas, so half of their dessert menu was unavailable. The sandwiches and soup were declicious, but we did not have the experience we had hoped for."
Dined on 1/26/2014
Fantastic quiche. Lovely salad.
Onion soup --- onions could use carmelization. Cantalope in fruit cup was hard and not ripe. Time between courses a bit lengthy. Restaurant was chilly when we arrived. Little complimentary rolls were a really nice touch. It would be even better to get these while waiting for your meal. Very nice selection of brunch items. Waitress was very sweet. Will return again for brunch."
Dined on 1/26/2014
We went here with my 11 month old
son, thinking it would be a quick lunch. It ended up dragging on for almost 2 hours, which wouldn't be such a problem if it wasn't for a tired kid. The food was great but it took a long time between each course and the service was very slow. One thing I look for is my water being filled, which sadly it wasn't. I would go here again but be prepared for a long stay."
Dined on 12/20/2013
As a Francophile, I was really
looking forward to my first time. I ordered the "trois salades" but found the Waldorf salad and chicken salad full of mayonnaise, which, in my experience, is very American, not French. The tea and coffee were excellent, as was the chocolate mousse cake. It would have been better if it had a little raspberry sauce on it. I suggested that to the waitress, and she said she would pass that on. Altogether a delightful experience and I will go back. The ambiance is lovely but the place was a bit chilly. The fireplace could have been on."
Dined on 1/20/2014
had a lovely tea with friends.
Service was wonderful, food and tea selections were perfect, a truly lovely afternoon!"
Dined on 1/3/2014
The addition is a brilliant blend
of the two spaces, so warm and comforting. Try the Spicy Coconut Shrimp. Just a little heat at the end of the bite. Delicious! Always enjoy the French Onion Soup. Thick, cheesy and satisfying. Ask for the Queen Anne seats by the fireplace. Intimate and relaxing. The Hot Chocolate is WORTH the WAIT!! All in all a wonderful meal. Thank you Suzettes!"
Dined on 1/2/2014
Fantastic food in a wonderful
atmosphere. Just delightful. The hostess/ server Kim was wonderful."
Dined on 12/30/2013
Ever year we come here for
Christmas tea, which we love. Love the ambiance ,as well as the china settings. Food is good. Desserts could be a little more plentiful and upgraded. The only thing that is irritating is that it is obvious those who opt for the champagne Tea are seated in the main room. We waited almost fifteen minutes before we were even served our tea,after the main room had been served."
Dined on 12/30/2013
We had questions about our
reservations. Left a message as Suzette's voicemail message instructed. No one ever called back. THEN, as we were finishing our meal, the owner asked us to "Please leave because she really needs the table". We were taken aback. So rude and unprofessional. We will not be back."
Dined on 12/29/2013
The holiday tea was
delicious! Staff friendly! Big disappointment was the sitting, sat with my coat, scarf and hat on. They seated us next to a fire door and we felt the draft from the fire door. We told the staff and their response was the heat is 72 degrees and We should call earlier next year to get a better seat."
Dined on 12/30/2013
Met friends for a Christmas
breakfast here. Food was okay, and service was good. However, $9.50 for scrambled eggs, two small slices of baguette, and 3 TB of fruit salad had me feeling like a fool upon leaving. Maybe if the food had blown me away, I would have felt differently, but I don't know if that was possible given what I ordered."
Dined on 12/26/2013
I took my two daughters here for a
Christmas tea. The table we were seated at was drafty and ignored by the wait staff most of the time. Tea was offered sporadically as well as their small bites which were either overdone or bland. A very disappointing experience!"
Dined on 12/23/2013
A friend and I visited Suzette's
for their Christmas Tea. The experience was good, but not great, and warranted 3.5 stars overall. I think our main complaints were the tea choices and the format of the tea. There weren't that many tea choices and the ones we tried were okay, but none were all that great. Secondly, we found it distracting to keep having the individual food items brought around and placed on your plate as well as the circulating pots of tea. It was nice to be able to try different teas as the staff brought them around but sometimes you needed a fresh cup and they weren't there and other times you didn't and they were. The food was fine, but nothing inspired or outstanding, and the desert bar was a disappointment."
Dined on 12/19/2013
Always an excellent meal in a very
comfortable atmosphere. Great place for a quiet, leisurely dinner."
Dined on 12/17/2013
I have always enjoyed dining at
Suzette's. The food is excellent and the dining room is lovely. I went for Christmas Tea and was very disappointed; the whole restaurant was being served Christmas Tea at the same time. They did not put pots of tea on your table and did not bring a three tiered plate with sandwiches, scones and desserts. We were served one item at a time by the servers. Soup and Tea was lukewarm! I had a reservation at 2:30 p.m. and didn't leave the restaurant until 4:45 p.m. I have to admit the sweet buffet was very nice and the harpist was a nice touch.. As a result, I will not be attending Christmas Tea next year."
Dined on 12/14/2013
Reservations were made for
Christmas tea - what a terrific way to spend an afternoon! The selection was fabulous and everything tasted perfect. I had to pace myself to save room for the pastries - and I was glad I did!"
Dined on 12/13/2013
This is the second time I've
enjoyed Suzette's Christmas tea and it has become a wonderful tradition. Simply put it's a great place for enveloping yourself in the Christmas spirit whether it's with family or friends. Reserve early though, I'm not the only one who's made it a holiday tradition."
Dined on 12/11/2013
This was our 3rd time going to the
Christmas Tea at Suzette's and again it was lovely. The staff are very friendly. The food is so good and it was truly an enjoyable afternoon"
Dined on 12/10/2013
Were we ever lucky when we decided
to "check out" a local eatery that would be new to us. We found Suzette's and we are thrilled that we did! They were so friendly, we almost felt like"family." The service was exceptional, including the wine recommendation. The food was out of this world! We have never had better French Onion soup in our lives! Both entrees were so tasty, we had to make sure we didn't get caught "licking our plates clean." Even the coffee was so fantastic that we bought a bag of their private blend to take home. We also had to try an item from the bakery that caught our eyes... which made an excellent late night snack. We will return frequently to try more and more of their menu. It is GREAT ! ! !"
Dined on 12/6/2013
This was really nice--food was
good and ambiance great! Will definitely make this a holiday tradition"
Dined on 12/6/2013
Give yourself plenty of time to
dine at Suzette's-luch was about 2 hours! This is one of my favorite places to eat because it is local but the service and atmosphere make you feel you are in another country(France...) The portions are manageable and menu has something for everyone. One of the best things is the Christmas Tea which happens from Thanksgiving until after Christmas. They also have a great walk-up bakery for wonderful take out pastries and desserts as well as coffee. I also love the bar area-very warm and inviting. It is really nice to sit down, relax, and enjoy a great eating experience!"
Dined on 12/5/2013
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