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Abigail's American Bistro

493 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4704
+1 847-780-4862
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
493 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at Abigail's is top notch with a regularly changing menu. This does mean that you cannot depend on the website menu. Our meals were perfectly prepared and included chicken vesuvius and salmon. Presentations were delightful and the lentil soup fantastic, almost a meal...More

Thank Afocus1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you walk into this restaurant, you are taken back with the local feel. This is definitely the neighborhood restaurant. The seating area is small with a nice bar. I was impressed with the beer selection, it did not disappoint. For my meal I ended...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Reservations only for large groups or before 6pm. We went on a week nite early and didn’t have trouble getting in - but later, was rather crowded. Large appetizer size to delicious kale salad and beet salad. Adored the very lightly sautéed branzino and chicken...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

A "girl's night out" with some foodie friends brought me to Abigail's after not having een here for a while. Abigail's is a wonderful, cozy neighborhood spot. Every dish we tried was outstanding. The crispy brussels sprouts were fabulous, with a light, savory sauce. The...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

A hidden gem...great food and service! We ordered several dishes and shared. They were all wonderful!

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food and cocktails. Chef is a master at food pairing the most interesting tastes. Good for people watching too.

Thank DSMChicago
Reviewed 1 November 2017

When we want to take our dining celebration up a notch, we come to Abigail's. Consistently delicious, with a creative and fresh menu, the restaurant is also beautifully designed with a contemporary, cozy aesthetic.

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great food and service made for a delightful lunch for 2. Plenty of selections to choose from. Though tables were available outside, we decided to sit inside

Thank Slumdog2015
Abigails B, General Manager at Abigail's American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the very positive feedback!

Reviewed 16 September 2017

A wonderful restaurant. Absolutely great food and service. There is an amazing range of choices on an ever changing menu. A required reservation only between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM is a bit odd but you'll never get in otherwise.

Thank Gary m
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

It is not even close, this is the best restaurant in the North Shore. Great food, great service, great drinks.

Thank Jurgen P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 493 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4704
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-780-4862
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Philosophy/Mission: We strive to be an unpretentious neighborhood restaurant with profes-sional services, a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere, offering an affordable regional menu with honest and simple preparations. The decor evokes the character of its neighborhood. The soothing earth tones with splashes of color and creative organic finishes, wooden bistro chairs, long banquettes, and joint tables; all lend themselves to a vibrant social atmosphere. Informed and professional yet warm and relaxed...there is a sincere effort at Abigail's to educate our staff on all aspects of food and beverage culture. The staff at Abigail's goes to great lengths to make everyone feel at home, and well taken care of. Our philosophy was born from the love of pure flavor. Using ingredients at their best, capturing the essence of the season will be Abigail's mantra. Abigail's goes to great lengths to procure the best products and prepare them with respect, creating menu items with simple appeal and elevated technique.
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