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Hemmingway's Bistro

211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2118
+1 708-524-0806
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“escargot” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2118
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hemmingway's Bistro is as close as you will get to authentic French food in Chicago's western suburbs. The ambiance is also authentic French. If you cannot go to Paris but would like to sample all of France's incredible haute cuisine, come to Oak Park....More

Thank FrequentFlier226817
Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple or the Home and Studio and your mind is filled with impressive information, Hemmingway's Bistro is a perfect breather. Their Onion Soup Gratinee is a fine starter, especially when paired with Mussels a la Mariniere and pommes frites....More

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner with family last evening at the Hemingway's Bistro in Oak Park, IL. First of all the staff was e

Thank Sem60842
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We can wholeheartedly recommend this small, charming restaurant and look forward to returning. We love sitting at restaurant bars because we can chat away with the bartender. This afternoon was no different! We had a lovely chat, delicious salads, dessert and wine. The next time...More

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

After touring the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio, we were looking for a fun place for lunch. This place is incredible! We had an amazing lunch, great service and delicious wine! Felt like we were back in Paris! Could not recommend this place more!...More

Thank Ml S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Service was great. The vegetable soup was very bland. The Nicoise Salad was unremarkable. The atmosphere was pleasant and pleasant. It was good place to catch up with adult family members. I would not choose to go back there, but I would go if that...More

Thank sweenee32018
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Great food and service. Nice cocktails as well. We go here often, very reliable. We live close so it's a nice walk and close to other restaurants and parking.

Thank Jason Z
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has the feel of Provence. Lovely and bright with beautiful flower displays. The food was equally good. And they offer a lovely cider by the bottle. Great for a relaxing lunch after the Frank Lloyd Wright house.

Thank yellowlabmom
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

First as always I will start with service, a little off pace. Our waitress was nice but a bit off pace. When food arrived she had to be summed back to the table. When the desert arrived someone else served us. Somewhat unnerving, however not...More

Thank Lorenzo C
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Great bartender! Great service! I could have hung out with Kelly all night. She alone is enough reason to visit Hemingway’s

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20 January 2018|
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Response from Hellalouella | Reviewed this property |
There is a handicap accessible ramp on the side entrance - so yes.
16 October 2016|
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Response from Amyjane1965 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, call ahead.. The brunch is outstanding, along with the service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2118
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-524-0806
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