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D&J Bistro

466 S Rand Rd, South East Corner of Rt 12 and Rt 22, Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2359
+1 847-438-8001
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
466 S Rand Rd, South East Corner of Rt 12 and Rt 22, Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2359
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We picked this restaurant as a result of our search for French-inspired food. It was an hours’ drive, but it was well worth the effort. We particularly enjoyed the chicken cordon bleu and the Idaho rainbow trout almandine. Servers were seasoned and did a nice...More

Thank SkipperBill2
Reviewed April 9, 2018

You know when you walk in that it's not a strip mall restaurant. Dark floors, white tablecloths, foreign waiters, stucco walls with art deco decor, ambient lighting and small false walls to create intimate nooks without being isolated. Everyone seems to be having a great...More

Thank 1031JayC
Reviewed March 4, 2018

I've dined here twice with the benefit of someone giving us gift certificates. I did not know what to expect, but the taste of the food, and its presentation, just blew me away. This is also a place to get something different - something you've...More

Thank Don G
Reviewed February 17, 2018

When you are looking for a truly special restaurant D&J's is the place. From the friendly staff to the decorations for Valentine's day they create a beautiful atmosphere. On special occasions such as Valentine's day they have a three course special (you can also order...More

Thank crownct938
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for over 4 years and the experience is always stellar. The owners and servers are so friendly, and the food is fantastic! Our kids visited France, and the Confit de canard is better at D&J Bistro! Chicken Cordon Bleu cannot...More

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djbistro, Owner at D&J Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Bonjour, Thank you so much for your review and comment. We do appreciate your support. We are looking forward to see you soon at D&J Bistro. Happy New Year

Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Great food, atmosphere and service. I had the most wonderful Skate. Traditional french desert ended memorable dinner.

Thank minols
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

D&J has been in business a long time and has consistently been very good . French food is well prepared... this is not fussy sauced foods... it’s a wide range of well prepared meats, fish, and other entrees as well as non-French choices like rabbit...More

Thank herb12345
Reviewed December 8, 2017

We came on a Friday night at 6:30 the bar was packed and the restaurant was busy. We had reservation and were seated immediately. The wait staff was stretched, but they took our drink and appetizer order within a few minutes. The bread arrived and...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed November 22, 2017

I've eaten at this restaurant for the greater part of 10 years now. They never disappoint. D and J Bistro was founded on a simple philosophy: Provide exceptional French food in an American restaurant with the underpinnings of the bistro style.They nailed it! This restaurant...More

Thank mbrad2015
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Love going to D&J Bistro. Have been dining here for over 18 years - never disappointed. Enjoyed lunches and dinners at this wonderful little restaurant. Great ambience. The food is excellent. The service great. Everything a good French restaurant should be.

Thank Susan L
djbistro, Manager at D&J Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Merci, Merci! Thank you Dear Susan for your warm great comment!. We love our patrons and at D&J bistro everyone is part of our family. Hope to see you soon, have a fantastic Sunday. Christele.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 466 S Rand Rd, South East Corner of Rt 12 and Rt 22, Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2359
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Zurich
  • Phone Number: +1 847-438-8001
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