Bistronomic

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$30 and under
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French
Bistronomic brings guests together with the ambiance of an authentic Parisian bistro while exhibiting the "je ne sais quoi" and romance only found in Chicago's Sister City, the City of Lights. Three seating options are available: the Main Dining Room, the Grand Salon and the Petit Salon. Also, the bar is another offers a more casual experience. Dark wood, subdued lighting and French accents set the inviting mood. During the holidays, Bistronomic is festively adorned with garland, lights and red bows to make holiday get-togethers even more special. Whether guests seek an inviting holiday experience, social gathering or have business to conduct, Bistronomic's inviting seasonal and locally grown French food is the answer.
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A la carte and 3 course prix fixe menu $34

A la carte and 3 course prix fixe menu $39

Description
A la carte and $34 prix fixed menu 3 course with 3 choice on each course from the green city market

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: October 5, 2019

Ends: October 6, 2118

Availability: Sun-Mon 5:00PM-9:15PM

A la carte and 3 course prix fixe menu $39

A la carte and $39 prix fixed menu 3 course with 3 choice on each course from the green city market

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: October 5, 2019

Ends: October 6, 2118

Availability: Tue-Thu 5:00PM-9:15PM
Fri-Sat 5:00PM-10:15PM

DINNER BOTTOMLESS CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL 1.5 HOUR

DINNER BOTTOMLESS CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL 1.5 HOUR With the purchase of an Entree 1.5 hour limit 8pm - 9 pm.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 23, 2019

Ends: September 24, 2118

Availability: Thu-Sat 8:00PM-9:00PM

WEEK-END SPECIALS FROM THR GREEN CITY MARKET

Additional WEEK-END SPECIALS , a la carte SEASONAL menu and Prix -Fixe 3 course menu available.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 23, 2019

Ends: September 24, 2118

Availability: Sun 5:00PM-9:30PM
Fri-Sat 5:00PM-9:30PM

DOVER SOLE for 2. From my time with Alain Ducasse

Every Thursday come enjoy an exceptional Dover Sole for 2 at Bistronomic. MP.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 23, 2019

Ends: September 24, 2118

Availability: Thu 5:00PM-9:30PM

160 BLUE Delmonico Steak favorite dish

One of the most acclaimed dishes from 160 blue the PRIME DELMONICO STEAK, is back on the menu at BISTRONOMIC every Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s MP.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 23, 2019

Ends: September 24, 2118

Availability: Tue-Wed 5:00PM-9:30PM

Award winning French burger $17.95

Every sunday and Monday at bistronomic enjoy the CHICAGO GOURMET HAMBURGER HOP winner 2 years in a row.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 23, 2019

Ends: September 24, 2118

Availability: Sun-Mon 5:00PM-9:30PM

What 3314 People Are Saying
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S
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had eaten at Bistronomic a couple of years ago and we were disappointed in the value for what we spent for the meal. In addition, we were seated close to the entrance to the restaurant which, considering the typical Chicago winter weather, was not a good place to be. This time I requested a table nowhere near the entrance! We were shown a table close to the bar, an acceptable location. It was early on a Sunday evening, so the place wasn’t crowded. I suspect if we had come a bit later, we might have been less comfortable. The tables are cited very close together. My two companions and I were very very happy with the wines and food we selected. Portions are generous and creatively prepared. Try their version of mussels!

RM
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great bread, wine, food, atmosphere, and service. We rarely repeat restaurants because there are so many great restaurants in Chicago, but this deserve to be an exception. We will be back. Pre Fixe menu is a good deal. Even simple salads were superior.

The only disappointment was the Baked Alaska which was a bowl of vanilla ice with Carmel sauce and a square with meringue placed on top. NOT a real Baked Alaska!

KM
Milwaukee
7 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I love this restaurant and make a point of eating there when we were are in Chicago. We've never been disappointed. The front of the house team is friendly and knowledgeable, and the chef and his team deliver exquisite, fresh flavors. I had the opportunity to introduce three of my good friends to this gem, and they are still raving about the experience.

OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service. A classic bistro. Will definitely be coming back!

DJ
Indiana
5 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Love this little French gem!

NS
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Enjoyed this spot for a date night. Enjoyed the gnocchi, maple duck, and chicken liver mousse.

E
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was great! Service was outstanding, from the hostess and coatcheck to the most wonderful waiter!

i
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

delicious food for a great value with a cozy atmosphere! Definitely coming back.

JF
Cleveland
12 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great new year’s eve menu!

GA
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Typically New Years Eve is a challenging time for the best of restaurants. Bistronomic found a way to provide their typically excellent food quality with a packed restaurant all night. From the front of the house to the kitchen I offer praise. Well done!

B
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Each course took a long time to come out....Our waiter disappeared before the final course...still a great restaurant but a few glitches this New Years Eve.

R
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Food was fine but service was horrible. Took almost 20 min for the waiter to come to our table. When he did arrive he reaked of body odor. Just absolutely disgusting. Steak was overcooked but the rest of the food was delicious. The desert was so good. Overall though it was disappointing. Terrible service ruined the whole evening. Hostess was very nice though. Loved her.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service! The only drawback is that the table is too small.

PJ
Chicago
74 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bistronomic is one of the best restaurants in Chicago. Amazing chef, great staff and affordable yet brilliantly conceived cuisine. We highly recommend bistronomic.

s
Chicago
36 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was perfect and the service was detailed and kind. Great holiday night out.

S
Chicago
36 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! Bistronomic staff so accommodating to our dietary restrictions. Also, wonderfully thoughtful by enhancing our special occasion with a special greeting to our evening honorees and a celebratory dessert.
Thank you for the little details that made the evening special!

OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food4service3ambience5

Lovely place that transports you to the heart of Paris. It’s a small place so prepare for minimal but adequate privacy. The lady in the front is extremely welcoming and kicks off a wonderful evening. The gnocchi is amazing! Service is a little slower than traditional American places but on par with Parisian establishments.

GP
Columbus
34 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We're always treated like rock stars at Bistronomic and everything we've eaten there has been delightful. This time, I thought the bed of lentils was a particularly goo

d
Charlotte
42 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great last minute selection on the day after Christmas. Our server was very attentive and friendly, provided a very easy pace for our dinner, and recommended a very good bottle of wine that was reasonably priced. The food was excellent bistro fare. The room is nice, a bit busy at the front where we were placed. I would try to ask for the mid to back next time. The hostess was also very nice and stopped to ask how are meal was. I will return next time we are visiting Chicago. The location was very convenient to several of the better hotels off of the Magnificent Mile which is a plus.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat at the bar with my husband prior to the theatre.....been wanting to try Bistronomic. It was cozy, delicious and a wonderful evening

R
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Every time I dine here the food is always outstanding. My family and I enjoy the options and the presentation. However, when dining here on a holiday beware that they automatically add a 20% gratuity. This seemed like a sly move on the part of the restaurant as 1.) it caught us off guard as there was no mention of this when booking our reservation, nor was it listed on the menu, nor was it mentioned by our waiter, and 2.) it takes away the discretion of the dining patron to decide how the service was, thus negating the purpose of a gratuity, and 3.) it removes the incentive on the part of the server to provide good service.

SA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful and creative food combined with impeccable service and elegant decor.

Of particular note are the cauliflower soup and duck confit for appetizers; the rack of lamb and short ribs were succulent and beautifully prepared.

We ate there on Christmas Eve and Bistronomic was perfect for this special occasion!

OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fantastic and all the servers were attentive and helpful.

SF
Chicago
124 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time and we thought the food and service were fantastic. A cozy, comfortable setting. Food was very good, excellent flavors.

KJ
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superior food and service! This is a place I will bring my family and friends.

A
London
25 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always my go to place for a great meal with wonderful ambience.

JP
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Small restaurant. Pleasant staff and excellent French-American food. An adult restaurant-not suitable for young children.

PJ
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this warm, welcoming restaurant. Food and service always great, and you can have a conversation without shouting over the noise.

o
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food and good service

OT
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal! My husband had the duck, and I had steak fries. Both had excellent sauces. The waitstaff was welcoming and efficient. I cannot wait to go back.

LS
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Our group was looking forward to dinner here, but unfortunately did not have the experience we had hoped. For a number of reasons we will not be going back nor will we recommend this restaurant.

H
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Chef and the staff are remarkably warm and welcoming and the food is amazing. One of the best dining experiences I had in 20 years of dining out in Chicago!

O
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When in Chicago I make Bistronomic a must visit dining experience. I also attempt to duplicate their wine list for my home cellar.

PJ
Chicago
75 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best chef. Best restaurant. Best service. Best value. If you haven't eaten here, why not?

OT
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good bistro on the Go,d Coast. Food is good, salads, pastas, desserts memorable. Good service. Quiet...you can hear your table mates talk. We’re going back.

BD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience2

The food was exceptional. Well prepared, beautifully presented and delicious. The prix-fixe options are well worth it. Wine by the glass is in line with downtown Chicago dut the bottle prices are outragious for the offerings. There are no valets on duty outside and I wound up parking on the street on the block east. The ambiance is nothing special but the quality of the food easily makes up for that.

OT
Louisville
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing. We always come here when visiting Chicago.

JD
St. Louis
9 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We were looking so forward to dining at Bistronomic after reading the reviews. It was really disappointing. Maybe it was because they were really busy, but it took quite a while to be seated even with a reservation. People walked in after us with later reservations and were seated first. I guess you have to be a regular. My husband is a french chef so I have a lot of experience with French food. Never have I had so much garlic. We ordered the beet salad, fish, and baked Alaska. If it had been prepared with less or no garlic I think it would have been good. I will give it another chance because it may have been an off night or the prix fixe may have been a mistake. Our server was very good.

m
Minneapolis
13 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Bistronomic is aFrench bistro style restaurant. It is lively and the food is very good. It reminded of me of several restaurants I ate in Aix.

E
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I liked Bistronomic very much. The food and service were top notch. We keep looking for restaurants that are quiet enough to have a conversation and found it here. The table configuration was a little too tight, but great food and service will create that.

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