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Barrington Country Bistro - CLOSED

718 W Northwest Hwy, Barrington, IL 60010-2640
+1 847-842-1300
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
18 Feb 2015
“Sorry it closed”
18 Feb 2015
“Great Restaurant, But CLOSED in December 2014”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
718 W Northwest Hwy, Barrington, IL 60010-2640
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Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Excellent dining experience. Sorry to see it close!Always had good service excellent menu choices and nice atmosphere.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Great food, great atmosphere! A favorite of locals, but because of lease renewal reasons they ended up closing this December 2014. A big loss for the area.

1  Thank Young C
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Barrington Country Bistro is our "go to" restaurant for a consistently delicious meal and dining experience. Atmosphere is cozy and service is reliably good. Always outstanding are the caesar salad, onion soup, crabcakes and pork tenderloin. Other menu choices change with the seasons. Open for...More

Thank ThumbsUpBarrington
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Two in our party of three for Saturday lunch ordered pork tenderloin, served with a square of mixed potato gratin, which was also made with butter, cheese, and cream. It only took one bite to realize the gratin was cold and undercooked. We complained, and...More

Thank Brocat
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Dinner on a Saturday night was nice, 8pm reservations, the dining room was full. We were seated on time. Our waitress was very nice and knowledgeable about the menu, and ingredients in the dishes. My husband is vegan so it matters to him. I ordered...More

Thank NickieDS
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Had our family out to dinner on visit from Cleveland. Friendly greeting and quick table seating. Attentive wait staff. Menu offered good selection. Caesar salad was tasty but up charge for anchovies was tasteless. Lamb shank was delicious, tender and flavorful. Crab cakes well seasoned...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 20 September 2014

My wife and I have been infrequently visiting the Barrington Country Bistro for at least the past 10 years. I have not kept up with "who's who" in the kitchen, but our impression is that there has been a slow and steady decline over the...More

1  Thank ERPriest
Reviewed 6 August 2014

The Country Bistro has nice food, wine and cheese. .....Rather outstanding for the suburbs in the Mid-West. The service is good. I like it for both lunch and dinner. Prices do go up a bit for dinner.

Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed 30 July 2014

This was our first time here. We had a wonderful experience. The service was perfect, yes perfect. They did not hover but they were there every time we needed something, never had to ask for water, they cleaned the table free of crumbs, brought more...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We had not been to the Country Bistro in a while. Seems they have a new chef. The food is not what it has been in the past. The service was alright and our waitress seemed preoccupied with something else. It took us a long...More

Thank pamjohn87
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 718 W Northwest Hwy, Barrington, IL 60010-2640
    (Hart Road)
  • Public Transportation: Barrington Metra 1.5 miles away.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 847-842-1300
  • E-mail
energizing the bistro tradition with contemporary flair, barrington country bistro is the new bistronomy -- bistro cuisine interpreted for today's gastronome.
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