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La Petite Folie

1504 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615-5504
+1 773-493-1394
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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11:30 - 14:00All hours
1504 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615-5504
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I saw the raving reviews and the menu looked good, and the food was good but not amazing. It is a very quiet, cozy place. Rather rare these days but they played classical music! The service was fast and reasonably friendly though not warm. The...More

Thank UE_DC64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a a hidden gem that is located in Hyde Park's Harper's Square. The restaurant offers a high end dining experience without all of the fanfare and high expectations of your typical high end restaurant. The wait staff is incredible and there to serve. Very...More

Thank Myetta N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived at the restaurant before it opened having come directly from the airport. I sat in the courtyard in front of the restaurant where there was a delightful breeze. Once the restaurant opened, I got rid of my luggage. Shortly thereafter some of my...More

Thank Voyager2480
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The food was fantastic. My daughter had the smoked duck appetizer and the roasted duck entree, I had the whole trout. This place is worth the trip and a bargin on the price

Thank janecS1001XO
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had a very good meal, with a fine wine that went well with the magnet de canard and an enjoyable apple tart. The service was very good.

1  Thank niccolo
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The house still had several tables with people dining but we were turned away. I have been to this place several times in past years and wanted a nice lunch for my brother and sister -in-law and myself. we had had a rough day already...More

Thank janecS1001XO
Reviewed 7 February 2017

What should have been an enjoyable family dinner was somewhat ruined by our indifferent waiter and his poor service. We were looking forward to going to this classy looking restaurant with the white linen tablecloths and fine glass stemware. As we approached the restaurant, tucked...More

2  Thank Gary R
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is the best place in hyde park. Its quiet, the meal is served at a nice pace, not too american not to french. Its a place where the kitchen knows the likes, dislikes, amd allergies if guests yet you feel a world away from...More

Thank hotelfussbudger
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

First time here for my family, including our U of Chicago students. Plan to return next time we're in town. Had dinner here on a Saturday evening. Everything was excellent, and portions were generous. The Beef Parmentier was one of the best entrees I've enjoyed...More

1  Thank SpringBreakerOneNine
Reviewed 5 September 2016

La Petit Follie had been on my list to try for quite some time. One night several of us tried it. Atmosphere and decor are lovely. The onion tarte was great. The veal marengo was perfect; however, salmon from prix fixe menu was overcooked and...More

1  Thank Lois J
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1504 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615-5504
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-493-1394
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