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Le Petit Paris

260 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2401
+1 312-787-8260
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
260 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2401
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay, so this isn’t some trendy little pseudo French bistro. It’s in a great neighborhood but a tad out of the way. It is small, dark with Christmas lights hung year round. The clientele tends to be on the senior citizen side and the owner/host...More

Thank Arelen
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I love French cuisine and this restaurant is satisfying on so many levels. We were in a large party (9) and everyone shared everything. It was all delicious! Chef Alain was a gracious host and made sure that we were well taken care of. You...More

Thank Chuck E
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Fantastic soup - best I've ever had. Lamb was excellent. Even the bread and butter were delicious. Waiter's attitude was so bad with each and every subsequent interaction, it became ENTERTAINING!! (We really frustrated the guy because we don't drink alcohol. In fact, he even...More

Thank Dr_C_and_E
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is a fantastic restaurant with very reasonable prices. Tucked away in an out of the way location very close to the Hancock building. Small restaurant. The wait staff make you feel at home. The menu and wine list are very french. The food is...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Whenever the spirit hits us to have French cuisine in Chicago, this is our spot. It is truly a hidden gem tucked on the first floor of a condo. The food is always excellent, the drinks - perfect, and the venue is French for sure....More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 18 August 2017

After some of the reviews, we chose this place with some trepidation - we were half expecting to be greeted by an ogre! My wife made a reservation for 5:00 PM through Open Table but when we showed up at the residential building which houses...More

1  Thank Dedgehog
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Le Petit Paris has very authentic French food and the proper attitude to go with it. Alain takes great pride in his restaurant and it shows in every detail. The food is fresh and always wonderful. The room is quiet - you can actually have...More

Thank john w
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Deli food made fresh daily according to the manager. Had sandwich and tasted another type of sandwich from friend. Both were good. Need code to enter restroom for customers only.

Thank 1debsmith
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Just had another wonderful meal and evening at Le Petit Paris. We recommend it to anyone that wants a true French experience in downtown Chicago. We have never been disappointed.

Thank James F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Le Petit Paris is tucked into the south end of the main floor of a Chicago high-rise east of Michigan Avenue near the lake. The owner Alain Sitbon is also the chef. He has been in Chicago over 35 years, but distinctively French. Le Petit...More

1  Thank Helene C
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Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
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You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
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11 November 2017|
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Response from john w | Reviewed this property |
There is no valet parking, but an indoor garage is a part of this hi-rise. They offer public parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2401
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighbourhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-8260
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