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About bistronomic

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.

840 N Wabash
Chicago, IL 60610
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French, Contemporary American, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:
Monday - Thursday 5:00 pm-9:30 pm
Friday and Saturday 5:00 pm-10:30 pm
Sunday 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Lunch:
Wednesday - Friday 11:00 am-2:30 pm Reservations taken until 2:30 pm
Brunch:
Saturday - Sunday 10:00 am-2:30 pm , Reservations taken until 2:30 pm



Cross Street:
Between Chestnut & Pearson, half a block south of the Sofitel Hotel.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 944-8400

Website:
http://bistronomic.net/

Catering:
Bistronomic is an 102-seat restaurant that can accommodate any party size from an intimate gathering to a lavish cocktail party. Two private room spaces can host groups of 6 to 32 guests, with the entire restaurant seating groups up to 102 guests. In the warmer months, Bistronomic also has a covered 34-seat patio along Wabash Ave.
To view our packages and party menus, visit us at www. bistronomic.net.
For additional private event information, please contact:
Sheri (sheri@lmrestaurant.com, 312.344.1398)
Martial (bistronomic@hotmail.com, 312.543.2250)

Parking Details:
Valet is available for $15 for up to 3 hours, $20 for up to 5 hours, $27 for over 5 hours and $40 for over night.
Street Parking
Two parking lots are available within 1 block of the restaurant.
One is located on Pearson between rush and Michigan Avenue and the other is located on Chestnut street just west of the Sofitel Hotel.

Public Transit:
Chicago Avenue Red Line Stop between State Street and Wabash.

Executive Chef:
Martial Noguier

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Host Your Private Event at Bistronomic!

Let our French-trained chef create a memorable event for your guests. Bistronomic is currently ranked the 26th Top Restaurant in Chicago by the Chicago Tribune and earned 2.5 stars from Chicago magazine.

Seated Guest Capacities:

Petit Salon: 16-18
Grand Salon: 20-32
Main Dining Room: 60
Entire Restaurant: 110

Allow Bistronomic to customize a menu that will delight you and your guests!

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

we are open from 11am to 9pm,$65 per person/3-course Prix Fixe menu. 6 choices for each course.
Dishes such as: Duck Confit, Homemade Foie Gras Terrine, Roasted Farm Turkey, Prime Beef Short Ribs, Beef Tenderloin au Poivre, Homemade Butternut Squash Ravioli ( Vegetarian), Lemon Tart, Baked Alaska

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

we are open from 5pm to 10pm,$70 per person/3-course Prix Fixe menu. 6 choices for each course.
Dishes such as: Duck Confit, Sweet Potato Gnocchi w/Lobster, Diver Sea Scallop, Roasted Rack of Lamb, Beef Tenderloin au Poivre, Short ribs, Mushrooms Ravioli (Vegetarian),
Chocolate Bars, Lemon Tart

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

We are open from 12pm to 8pm,$70 per person/3-course Prix Fixe menu. 6 choices for each course.
Dishes such as: Duck Confit, Sweet Potato Gnocchi w/Lobster, Diver Sea Scallop, Roasted Rack of Lamb, Beef Tenderloin au Poivre, Short ribs, Mushrooms Ravioli (Vegetarian),
Chocolate Bars, Lemon Tart

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

1st Seating: 5-7:30pm; 2nd Seating: 7:45-11pm.
4 course dinner for $85, or $115 with wine pairings. 2nd seating: 5-course Gala Menu for $105 or $135 with wine pairings. Vegetarian and gluten free options.
We are also open for brunch, 10am-2:30pm. 2-courses w/choices + bottomless mimosa for $35.

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Private Dining

Bistronomic is an acclaimed bistro that can accommodate any event from intimate holiday parties social gatherings, corporate events, rehearsal dinners, weddings and showers while offering the atmosphere of an authentic French bistro. Black and white photos of Paris adorn the private dining rooms.

bistronomic Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (54)
Special Occasion (41)
Fit for Foodies (38)
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Authentic (37)
Creative Cuisine (33)
Romantic (32)
Good for Anniversaries (30)
Quiet Conversation (28)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Pre/post Theatre (23)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Cozy (19)
Business Meals (18)
Notable Wine List (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Casual (12)
Great for Brunch (11)
Great for Lunch (11)
Comfort Food (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Fun (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Healthy (5)
People Watching (5)
Seasonal (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Organic (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great Beer (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Went for the Beaujolais Nouveau special dinner. Food was as good as ever. But SERVICE ! Was painfully slow. We went on a Sun. They were out of mussels. I think we might have done better on a Fri or Sat.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

We had a great celebratory dinner for my daughter's 13th birthday. The staff was fantastic and the food was amazing. We all had an exceptionally fun evening and highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves French cuisine.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Paleo Friendly
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 (Columbus)·Dined 3 days ago

This family-owned restaurant is a delight. Good food and they treat you like royally.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

We came here for my bestie’s birthday. The traffic was so bad that day because of parade on Michigan Ave so we were late for almost an hour. I felt very sorry but the host made us feel very welcome and sat us right away. Everything was so tasty and the chef even gave us a complimentary lemon tart for my friend’s birthday. Service is great. A lot of the staff here are European, according to their accent. :) a truly French experience in Chi(c) town

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

On a recent Friday night at Bistronomic, the food was exquisite, and the overall experience made us feel truly pampered. From the moment you walk in the door, you are greeted warmly, and the hostess, chef, and others visit your table periodically to make sure you are well taken care of. The restaurant was full, yet service was professional and relaxed and timing was perfect. Crusty french bread and the wine we ordered arrived without delay. The chef, who is French, is a wizard with classic French dishes, adding his own unique and modern touches. Our roasted chicken was superb, as were the endive and kale salad with crunchy nuts and blue cheese and the gnocchi enriched with chicken (we think). The chef has added a new dessert to the menu - a crepe with apples and ice cream that was mouth watering. All the desserts here are excellent - again classics with a twist - with flavors we can relate to and enjoy rather than hodge-podges of strange ingredients that don't come together or satisfy at the end of a meal. Bistronomic is a restaurant well worth enjoying. You will feel special even if you are not there for a special occasion.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Really appreciate the low-level noise and music. Very relaxing in the back room. Thank you!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Love it wonderful food highly recommend this restaurant

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

All in all a good experience. Cozy atmosphere. Best scrambled eggs. Would love to try dinner.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Understaffed and unaware. Asked for them to not put pate on the burger but it came out with it. Brought to their attention and it came back 2 minutes later with it scraped off. Said there was no way they could have remade it (a burger takes longer than 2 minutes) but I took chance anyway and halfway through some of it was on the other half! The manager said they remade it and I told her that was impossible because there would be no pate on it if they had remade it.

No water or coffee for the first 10-15 minutes (had to ask twice). Overheard the people next to me say, "....they screwed up his order too".

No amount of bottomless mimosas would have helped.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Disappointing experience overall. Waitstaff didn’t seem very knowledgeable and I had to send my undercooked food back. My date’s steak frites was just average and seemed like an inferior cut of meat. There are much better French bistros in the area that I’d recommend over Bistronomic.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The hostesses were so kind and helpful as we waited for our table. The food was FANTASTIC, I need more stars to rate the amazing cuisine. The sauces were seasoned to perfection and the meal was everything we were hoping for on our first visit. Chef made his way around the restaurant a couple times to make sure the customers were enjoying his kitchens culinary master pieces. Our waitress was rather unattentive which made us feel we were an inconvenience or after thought however we weren’t there for her. We would definitely eat here again because the food and atmosphere made the dinner special. Thanks chef!

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Nice separate room for a conference dinner. Great food. Wish there had been less expensive wine options!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Perfect in every way, and conversation friendly👍Will definitely return!

Tags: Quick Bite, Afternoon Coffee, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Exceptional pâté, good mussels, delicious bread, perfect steak. Frites oversalted. Great atmosphere for actually having a conversation.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I had dinner with 3 of my girlfriends. Between us, we sampled the fish special (whitefish), the steak frites, and the scallops. To a person, we were each happy with our entrees. Desserts included the apple crepe and the almond joy special - portions were modest and we could easily have each had our own. However, both were delicious. Prices are reasonable and we will definitely return.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Amazing food

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We loved Bistronomic. The food was fabulous, the ambience was lovely and the service was attentive but not smothering. All that, and a birthday candle in my creme brulee! We'll definitely go back again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We went for our anniversary. We chose this restaurant because of the reviews and the proximity to our hotel. We were extremely satisfied with our experience! From the hostess, to the chef who stopped at our table multiple times! The Prix Frie menu was amazing for the price!! I would recommend it to anyone and will go back on our next trip to Chicago.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Warm welcome, great & friendly service and delicious food! The portions are just right, the food fresh & flavorful, the steak prepared to perfection and I felt like I was getting the VIP treatment! Just wish the beef tartar was a standing item on the menu. I had it in summer and still dream about it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I have been to Bistronomic several times over the years, and I have found it to be consistently very good. We had cauliflower veloute (nicely embellished with Parmesan and croutons), pate (a generous portion that could be shared), salmon with potato salad, and butternut squash ravioli. All were quite good. Desserts were profiteroles with intense chocolate sauce and the lemon tart. Nice wine list.

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Organic, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We read a lot of good things about Bistronomic and it lived up to its reviews. We both had the Prix Fixe dinner (great value) and an extra appetizer. Attentive, friendly service and great food. We felt welcome and enjoyed every minute. A great overall experience.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Bistronomic is on Phil Vettel’s most recent list of 50 Best Restaurants in Chicago! It is deservedly so! Our waiter, Ilir, was very personable and attended to our every wish, from seating, cocktail creation, description of the specials and menu, wine selection, and impeccable service. The escargot was delicious, and our entrees, Amish Chicken and Rack of Lamb, were superb! Our desserts, an Apple Tort and Creme Brûlée, were outstanding! The double espresso was so very smooth. We hope to return after our next opera... or sooner! If you enjoy French cuisine, you MUST dine at Bistronomic!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Authentic, Healthy, Vegan, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was not good for the value. Our food did not come out hot and was very mediocre for the price.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This restaurant never fails to deliver excellence!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Love the food. Our server, Stephanie was awful. She either had a very bad off night, or she is not cut out for this type of work. Errors in both drink and food orders and lengthy delay before even acknowledging our presence, taking drink orders, delivery of drinks.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Food was mediocre; service was slow; wine was overpriced

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Found Bistronomic on Open Table for a family visit to Chicago. Lovely restaurant, attentive staff and delicious food. The chicken liver mousse was outstanding. Would certainly go back on the next visit to Chicago.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Delicious brunch. A must when in Chicago! The food is always outstanding.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Brunch here was very reasonable. We enjoyed the bottomless mimosas. Such a good value!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We were greeted by the delightful hostess, Heather, and serviced by Mark. We ordered the seasonal carrot soup, pancakes, and mushroom/chicken crepes (chef's seasonal selection). All were delicious and left extremely satisfied.

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

We had a lovely birthday dinner at bistronomic. The food was delicious. The menu included several gluten-free options, which was helpful. Ambiance and service were wonderful.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We enjoyed a pre-theater dinner early on a Saturday evening. The service was outstanding, as well as the care from management/owners. As the restaurant began to fill, the noise level naturally increased, however, it was never over whelming. The Prix Fix option has very good options. I highly recommend bistronomic and will return in the future.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food was very good. I had the pasta with lobster and my wife had steak frites.

Mentioned I was celebrating a birthday when reservation was made but nothing said or done at restaurant. Why bother asking???

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vip
 (Northern MI)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Excellent food and service for my wife’s birthday, will definitely visit again!

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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Looking tierd. Gold Coast restraunt that could use an update. We did sit outside and the indoor atmosphere might be an upgrade. Left feeling content but nothing above that. And the screwed up checking me in on Open Table. Fine at best.

Tags: People Watching
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We went here for a Friday afternoon lunch date. The food was excellent and they richly deserve their "Best Burger" title. The Croque Madam ha one of the best Mornay sauces I have had in a while. Our hostess/server team went above and beyond to make sure that we had a great experience. We will certainly be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (London)·Dined on October 8, 2017

A combination of fussy over-flavoured food (that I very much doubt would easily be found in France) and poor service made this a night to forget.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We had a family dinner at Bistronomic with our two kids, 8 and 11. Good cocktails, firendly and appropriate service, delightful food and a strong wine list. They were very welcoming, and from our seats, we could see they make a lot of regulars just as welcome.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Wonderful meal in a beautiful setting. Great food and service. I have never had scallops so beautifully prepared. Thank you. I would highly recommend this restaurant....and I think I have already told ten friends about this wonderful place! We will be back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food at this french bistro-style restaurant is delicious. Expertly prepared and beautifully presented. We especially enjoyed the escargot and the mussels and the tuna tartar.
Our server tended to try to rush us, almost to the point of being annoying. Once we made it clear we were not in a hurry, the evening took on a more relaxed pace. Kudos to the bartender for mixing excellent martinis and drinks. The wine list was also very reasonably priced.

Tags: Business Meals, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Casual
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