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Le Bouchon

1958 N Damen Ave Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60647-6411
+1 773-862-6600
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bouillabaisse” (10 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“mussels” (13 reviews)
French, European
$$ - $$$
1958 N Damen Ave Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60647-6411
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, I love the food. Basic French bistro fare, done right: steak-frites with herbed butter, French onion soup (which the French, naturally, call "onion soup"), wonderful roast chicken, and always a lovely fish on the menu. Seasonal ingredients rule. Wines by the bottle and by...More

Thank PilgrimMin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First and foremost, this French restaurant has food so good that people will stand in line to get a table, and that’s also the bad part. THE GOOD: The service is prompt, knowledgeable, courteous and helpful. We had the set-menu yet they were willing to...More

Thank WorldTravelDB
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I was here this past weekend for my partner's birthday. Overall, I really liked this place. Food was excellent, I enjoyed everything. I loved the ambiance. Crowded yes. But it very much felt like and had the vibe of a fun bistro. Love the vibe...More

Thank jasoncrh
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Our French Duck & Wine Society had a very delicious dinner last night at Le Bouchon. Several courses with Duck being the featured ingredient were served along with an accompanying Pinot Noir which were all outstanding! Gracious service and a willingness to try something new...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Firstly, I am not an expert on French cuisines. The good: Claire P provided excellent service. Started with French Onion soup and Escargots both excellent. Two had Steak au Poive and Duck egg Raviolo and gave great reviews. I tasted the steak and it was...More

Thank Hinsdalejoe
Reviewed 10 March 2018

It is Saturday nite, My best friend wanted to go somewhere casual. We are settled on Le Bouchon. Continuing to dance party after this. Waitress missed his glass while pouring water. My glass of bordeaux that I had ordered with rabbit got delivered when i...More

Thank wsltz1
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The food was amazing. Atmosphere was charming and very French. I had the Foie Gras Quebequoise which consisted of an almond pancake with lovely toppings and maple sauce (?) and a big chunk of grilled foie gras. Terrific combination, very innovative yet traditional, if that...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I saw Le Bouchon on Seated and decided to book. We ordered their onion soup, escargot, duck for two and chocolate dessert. The onion soup was a little too cheesy but the broth was delicious and the onions melt in your mouth. The escargot was...More

Thank Julia P
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

This is a neighborhood tiny French place that doesn’t see many tourists. But you should totally good. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, intentionally reflecting the vibe of a Lyon Bouchon. Table are tight and you’ll get to know your neighbors. The waitstaff are very...More

Thank Austin B
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We love it. We try and go there at least once a month. Half priced wines on Monday sweetens the deal. The mussels with Lillet are so amazing. I often find myself thinking about them. Just a great, approachable neighborhood French restaurant that’s worth traveling...More

Thank Aldchitown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1958 N Damen Ave Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60647-6411
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-862-6600
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