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233 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-5104
+1 312-629-2976
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good50%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
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“quiche” (3 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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French, American
$$ - $$$
233 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-5104
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Perhaps the best location on the river walk. Shaded by trees. Nice view of the Wrigley Building. But the food underwhelms. And the staff did not appear to enjoy their work.

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

You can't beat Cyrano's Cafe and Wine Bar for a nice glass of wine and atmosphere! I felt as if I were in France, and even got to talk to the famous Chef (very French) who owns the cafe, which added a very special touch....More

Thank Kathleen I
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Not the best French food you'll have in Chicago, but pretty tasty and well prepared considering constraints of the kitchen facilities. Real star is the river seating area and gardens Chef Didier has been able to maintain despite being squeezed by the tour boat docks....More

Thank cecilub2
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This charming little place is a keeper! The canvas roof makes the open air vista a little more comfortable in the summer heat - but without blocking any of your view of the surrounding architecture, or busy boat traffic. The servers were all cheerful and...More

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 8 November 2016

There's a few other spots that have bigger crowds (which is fine), but this is a smaller, more charming, more romantic spot along the river. A little further down, it's more isolated - the kitchen is a little more aged/beat up looking (more European) -...More

Thank Mike16Chicago
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We were hungry and liked our burger. Didn't know we got fries too. Prices were different in the two places we looked. But it didn't matter because the order taker at the window forgot to tell us it was ready. The place wasn't that busy...More

Thank MeryMeCo
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Cyrano's Cafe on the Riverwalk is in an ideal location, truly right alongside the river. For us, it was simply an ideal place to pause from sightseeing to relax with some refreshment and enjoy the views and ambiance under the trees. The service was so-so,...More

1  Thank Edam4
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was alone and waiting for a riverboat tour. I happened across Cyrano's and was happy for a place to wait! There were few people there, it was pre-lunchtime, and I sat down and was fairly quickly attended to by a nice waiter. I ordered...More

1  Thank BoomChickaCUBA
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Went here with the family for a bite before heading to Millennium Park to hear the symphony. Surprisingly, it wasn't crowded on a lovely Saturday at 7 in August... I think I know why: decent food, but incredibly stupid and/or dishonest waitstaff. Food was good:...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

As waiting for the architectural tour we placed an order to go. While waiting my two aunts in their 70s we were instructed to not use the extra chairs stacked aside near the tables, so we stood up and waited. 30 m later we inquired...More

1  Thank urbantrees0
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Judy B
17 January 2017|
Response from ryanhertzberg |
no this is in chicago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-5104
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-629-2976
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