Mon Ami Gabi

4749 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro that embraces a passion for food, wine and culture. Whether you come for the Onion Soup Au Gratin, Steak Frites or decadent Profiteroles, Mon Ami Gabi offers something to satisfy all tastes. For those looking to indulge in a unique dish, the Escargots de Bourgogne with garlic-herb butter is literally a sizzling experience. To complement the menu, an extensive selection of more than 80 boutique French wine varietals, handpicked by renowned chef and owner Gabino Sotelino, are served by the glass or bottle from our signature rolling wine cart. Join us for Sunday brunch from 10:00am until 2:00pm! Sip on Mimosas or cozy up with morning coffee while enjoying a variety of delectable dishes such as the Omelette Lorraine or our Crème Brûlée French Toast. Please Note: Reservations are taken for indoor seating only. Outdoor patio seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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French, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Monday-Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm Sun Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:30pm Sunday Brunch is served from 10:00am until 2:00pm! The dining room reopens for dinner at 5:00pm.
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Phone number
(773) 348-8886
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Nelli Maltezos
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Mon Ami Gabi's fresh, cozy atmosphere is not only warm and welcoming, but also offers guests scenic outdoor dining during the summer months with a great view of the Lincoln Park Conservatory. The Private Room seats 30 guests, our semi-private Room seats 50 guests, with the entire restaurant seating groups up to 150 guests. The room is a/vl compatible. To view our packages and party menus, visit us at or call (773) 348-8886. Mon Ami Gabi also offers carryout and off-premise catering for groups of all sizes including aboard Chicago's First Lady Cruises.
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Cross street
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Parking details
Mon Ami Gabi is located at 2300 N Lincoln Park West, in the historic Belden-Stratford Building. We are on the corner of Belden and N. Lincoln Park West, one block south of Fullerton and two blocks east of Clark St. Valet is $15 and parking is also available on surrounding neighborhood streets, parking lots & garages.
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Public transit
CTA 22 bus or 36 bus to Belden/Clark CTA 151 bus Inner Drive
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Mon Ami Gabi is proud to host a series of cooking classes, wine tastings and dinner events where our Executive Chef Nelli Maltezos combines an enticing menu with exquisite French and local wines. Be sure to visit us online at to sign up for our e-newsletter and receive information on all of our upcoming events and special offers at Mon Ami Gabi.
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Special events & promotions
Check out our website to view our monthly cooking classes, wine dinners, seasonal specials and more!
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine