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About Bistro Campagne

Bistro Campagne is a warm and friendly neighborhood restaurant in the tradition of a true French bistro. From the beginning, Bistro Campagne has strived to capture and express that ephemeral quality found in favorite small neighborhood bistros in Paris and rural France: the sense of welcome, ease, fun conversation & and of course excellent food. The setting is a charming blend of prairie-inspired decor and lively Gallic spirit. It is the food, however, that is at the heart of a great bistro, and Chef Michael Altenberg offers a seasonally changing menu of classic bistro fare that is based on the best ingredients he can find. His commitment to organic agriculture leads him to seek products from local organic farmers throughout our Midwestern growing season, and even from organic farms on the west coast throughout the winter. Bistro Campagne is committed to the use of organic food products and strongly supports the sustainable, low impact agriculture movement.

4518 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
French, Organic, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9ish, Friday 5:30pm - 10ish, Saturday 5:00pm - 10:30pm Sunday:brunch 11am - 2pm; dinner: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Wilson

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(773) 271-6100

Website:
http://www.bistrocampagne.com/

Parking Details:
Large public lot directly across from the restaurant, but you will still need to "Pay at Box" as with the street parking

Public Transit:
6 Minute walk from the Brown Line-Western Ave Stop

Executive Chef:
Lucas Creagan

Private Party Facilities:
Private space available for up to 48 people.

Private Party Contact:
Angie Erickson: (855) 614-5034

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Check our website for upcoming Wine & Beer Pairing events.

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Bistro Campagne Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (78)
Good for a Date (65)
Special Occasion (63)
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Romantic (60)
Cozy (57)
Good for Anniversaries (49)
Fit for Foodies (40)
Authentic (37)
Good for Birthdays (33)
Quiet Conversation (26)
Worth the Drive (24)
Creative Cuisine (23)
Notable Wine List (21)
Great for Outdoor Dining (20)
Comfort Food (17)
Bar Seating (16)
Casual (16)
Local Ingredients (16)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Great for Brunch (10)
Seasonal (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Business Meals (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Organic (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Fun (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Great Beer (3)
Healthy (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Disabled Access (2)
People Watching (2)
Scenic View (2)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Vegan (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Always an excellent choice!

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·Dined 3 days ago

The food was excellent and so was the service!! Had been once before about 2 years ago and was so glad we chose that restaurant before seeing a show down the street!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 5 days ago

Small restaurant that reminds us of Paris. Great cocktails and french food, small tables, creative takes on French favorites. Friendly wait staff and parking lot across the street. If you've been to Paris, this restaurant will remind you a bit of that amazing city.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great time. Food was delicious, and I had a great wine too. Chairs could have been more comfortable, that’s my only complaint.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great service, fun atmosphere (tho music was way too loud for such a small space).
Good wine, good beet appetizer. Wonderful dessert tart.
The steak frites dish was tough and almost indigestible.
My friend's beef bourguignon was just ok. Maybe it was the real cook's night off or maybe
it's not a place for beef dishes (or entrees). Shoulda ordered the fish.
Sorry for the bluntness, but there it is...

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Kat is an awesome server. This is one of our "go to" restaurants whenever we go to OTS.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Two friends and I made a reservation at Bistro Campagne for the last night of their Restaurant Week prix fixe menu. Everything was absolutely delicious. From the soupe a l'oignon to our main courses - the chicken, the trout, and the boeuf bourguignon - and our desserts - pot de creme, creme brulee, and a fig bread pudding - everything was on point. Our waiter suggested a beautiful bottle of wine to go along with our meal. A snowstorm had just begun to hit Chicago, and we felt like we had entered a cozy French hideaway. Can't wait to come back and try brunch on the patio this summer!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 8, 2018

What a cozy little spot! I loved the food, warmth and delightful service. Will return!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 8, 2018

We stopped in for Restaurant Week and were blown away by the food! It was so so good; I can't stop thinking about it. We'll definitely be back for more. I can't wait to return in the summer to check out the gorgeous patio!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Everything was wonderful, as usual. The food, however, was consistently cold. Perhaps the food had been pre-prepared & then was heated before serving. This did effect the food quality.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Fourth year for restaurant week and the quality and selection have really diminished. Beef bourginon was so salty it was inedible. Waitress was negligent and inattentive. Would not recommend much less revisit.

Tags: Cozy
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·Dined on February 6, 2018

Poor service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We went as part of Chicago Restaurant Week - the food and service were fantastic. The space is intimate and cozy. I highly recommend Bistro Campagne.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We loved the ambiance, from the decor to the French music playing (not too loud), to the friendly service. Unpretentious but upscale. Overall, a lovely brunch on a snowy day - and we can't wait to go back and try the patio when it's nice out.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Everything was wonderful.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Came for Chicago Restaurant Week. Was impressed by the flexibility of substituting items from the regular menu into the pre-fixe menu. Food was outstanding! Noise from adjacent tables was unusually loud, though it subsided when those parties left the dining room. We will be back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We were lucky enough to snag a reservation during Restaurant Week that I'm certain was a last-minute cancellation. I had the pan fried trout with smoked trout risotto and spinach salad. It was so delicious, the word 'delicious' doesn't really do it justice. The service was spectacular with our waitress checking on us a perfect amount -- not too little, not too much. The food is amazing and the fact that this is neighborhood spot and independently owned makes it even better. We'll be back.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We went to Bistro Campagne with friends on Restaurant Week. Excellent menu with flexibility to choose off menu. Service was great and the food was excellent. We’ll be back again!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

An adorable place but with inadequate heating in back rooms.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 2, 2018

I've been enjoying BC for many years and have always had exceptional experiences. Therefore, I do not say this cavalierly; the food and service this evening was mediocre. I hope it was just one bad night.

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·Dined on February 2, 2018

Had the French onion soup, beef bourguignon, and a dessert tasting. All was cooked and seasoned perfectly. Friendly and attentive staff, great ambiance.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 2, 2018

My friends an I went for restaurant week and their menu is a great deal with the portions they serve. I was so full and brought half of my entree home.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 1, 2018

I brought my friend here for a birthday celebration during restaurant week. We had the signature chicken dish and the boeuf bourguignon. Both were excellent! The onion soup was delicious as was the creme Brûlée. We enjoyed the evening!
The service was excellent!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 1, 2018

We love this restaurant! It is our go-to place for special occasions, but also when we want a good meal in a lovely setting.

Tags: Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Everything was delish and the staff was very friendly! Great atmosphere and nice place to have a conversation!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 31, 2018

I've always loved this place for both food and ambiance but actually haven't eaten here for a couple of years. Happy to say it is still great.

Tags: Fun, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Cozy, Authentic, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Took advantage of restaurant week with a 3-course selection of terrific selections in each course. Service was superb and our waiter’s wine suggestion was spot one. Bistro Campagne rarely disappoints and delivers on food, service and atmosphere.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Wonderful cute cuisine of several rooms. Great delicious food, wine, and desserts. Service was outstanding.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 31, 2018

This is a charming little place in Lincoln Square with the municipal lot right across the street. They hve a lovely outdoor seating area in the summer. Inside the decors is warmly lit and conducive to conversation. The food is simple country French done REALLY well.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Dined here for the restaurant week with my wife and great food and atmosphere. I left my cc card by accident and they called me right away about it too. Great customer service!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 28, 2018

terrible service....waiters/waitresses are too busy talking to each other rather than paying attention to their customers...bussboy was the only one paying attention to us. Food was really below average and not properly seasoned...someone forgot to use salt on the steak and quiche but dumpped all of that salt on the salad. the ambience was very dull...not even playing classic french music ( the norm for classic french restaurants) but some old general music. would not recommend at all....go to Le Bouchon instead.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

I haven’t been here for awhile at least not for dinner. The experience was grand. The food was good and so was the service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Great food, really lovely space.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Food was well prepared and delicious. Service was excellent. Server was knowledgeable, friendly but never intrusive

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

As always, excellent food and service. The locally sourced hanger steak was delicious and perfectly prepared with crisp fries.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 19, 2018

The service was exceptional. Our waitress was really attentive and very good. The ambiance was great. It was my boyfriend's birthday, and they wished him a happy birthday, brought him a mini dessert after dinner, etc. The duck was really good, and the mushroom ragout was great. The chicken was not. The seasoning was off. It tasted like way too much vegeta seasoning. We returned it.... the beet appetizer was good. The mushroom side was good but nothing spectacular. I'm sure there were other decent entrees...but the menu is pretty limited, and the expectation would be that each single dish would be good to exceptional when the average entree is 25 to 32 dollars.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Everything was fabulous. The food was exceptional, perfect sizes and delicious. I will be back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 15, 2018

French Bistro with a great cozy atmosphere but I expected the food, pretty much all organic, to have been better prepared. Gave the "good" rating for this reason. Could have been excellent.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Organic, Bar Seating, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The food was wonderful. The atmosphhere was relaxing. And the service was fantastic. We will be back!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Absolutely wonderful food...service is spot on and the ambience tres chic!

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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