Cyrano's Cafe & Wine Bar on the River Walk

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$30 and under
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French American
With one of the most romantic river views in Chicago, Cyrano’s Café & Wine Bar is framed by spreading trees, foliage and flowers, making it a lush, private oasis - perfect for a secret passionate embrace.

The surroundings resemble Claude Monet’s dreamy summer gardens in Giverny, France with colorful flowers bordering the charming restaurant and walkways, along with the ambience of the gently flowing Chicago River.

The beautiful location will make your heart swoon. You may even steal a kiss when your waitperson isn’t looking. Whether you’re rekindling the magic of the past, holding hands with a loved one over a torch lit dinner or dancing cheek to cheek under a full moon, Cyrano’s Café & Wine Bar is the place to tempt you.
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66 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2015
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Cyrano's is less bustling than its neighbors to the west, and has more of a country feeling. It is lovely to sip wine and watch the boats pass on the river.

61 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2015
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

The food was very good and the location can't be beat on a warm summer night. The tables are right on the riverfront and we watched kayakers and boats float past as we dined. And joggers, bikers, and walkers streamed past on the riverwalk pathway, making this a terrific people-watching site as well.

11 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2015
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Describing this place as a glorified Food Truck would be a compliment. It is on the River Walk. Tables & chairs looked like the ones we put in the trash four years ago. Garden like setting is a weed bed overlooking the river. Welcome sign says "seat yourself". Waitstaff questioned "reservation"? The one table that was near the river had a variety of tables & chairs stacked around it. I can't imagine the copy writer's love life after the "romantic setting " description. Better description would be a gathering spot, with bar service, before your Tour Boat departure.
Best thing about this place is the copy writing skills of the person who penned the description . Sad that the only truth was the River Walk location.

51 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2015
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

It's fun to sit on the river's edge with a glass of wine watching boats go by and feeling like you're in Paris.

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