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Bistrot Margot - CLOSED

1437 N Wells St # 39, Chicago, IL 60610-1780
+1 312-587-3660
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
2 Nov 2016
“Solid, often has coupons / offers”
26 Sep 2016
“SAD, it is out of business”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1437 N Wells St # 39, Chicago, IL 60610-1780
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 3 November 2016

i really like this place. can't tell if it is open or closed. no le bouchen, but it'll do and decor is a plus.

Thank dirtyboulevard
Reviewed 27 September 2016

wonderful French food, reasonable prices, but sadly after about 17 years it is out of business. I big loss.

Thank bossdoc2
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The bread was pedestrian, the lobster bisque was bitter, the French onion soup was mushy and lacked a nice cheesy top. As this place get's close to closing, don't bother going back for one last meal. It's not worth ruining your memories.

Thank BostonEDK
Reviewed 12 December 2015

In our one-week binge to celebrate my wife's birthday, we chose to have dinner at Bistrot Margot. Actually, we had planned to have lunch but our timetable got out of whack so we ended up having dinner. The meal was wonderful but the bad news...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 8 December 2015

A beautiful Paris styled bistro with fine brunch choices and good service. I had the Eggs Florentine (poached eggs, spinach, fresh tomato) and it was delish. My wife had the Eggs Benedict and it rocked. Even better, the bloody Mary was an A++++. I drank...More

Thank athomeatfenway
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Excellent French cafe' in the middle of Old Town. A good place to eat prior to going to or following the theater in this area.

Thank Lloyd B
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We feasted on appetizers plus Kir Royale. Mussels (PEI), 2 diff Pates, French onion soup and escargot. Yummy. Just a long block walk from Second City. Service was prompt but not rushed.

Thank jwest64373
Reviewed 29 September 2015

While some of their dishes, notably, theire onion soup are excellent, one cannot have confidence when dining there. Dishes which were excellent at one time are extremely disappointng the next. Alas, the pricing assumes their offerings are excellent. There are better and more consistent options.

Thank Lawrence T
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Major faux pas - food not fresh! My better half had quiche which was mostly edible and also mostly unremarkable. I had pan-seared tuna salad which was served mostly - as in fully and entirely all of its components were - cold. Yes salads do...More

Thank Maria_K_Mou
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Ate here twice on recent holiday - although we were staying downtown we thought the food and atmosphere were good reasons to come back. An outside table allowed plenty of people watching opportunity. Main courses of monkfish and steak were very well cooked and served,...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1437 N Wells St # 39, Chicago, IL 60610-1780
    (North Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: LaSalle and Clark St. bus lines, Red Line Clark/Division, Brown Line Sedgwick
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-587-3660
  • E-mail
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