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Bistro Campagne

4518 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2103
+1 773-271-6100
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“escargot” (17 reviews)
“trout” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
4518 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2103
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Reviewed yesterday

I have eaten here since it opened. The original Chef passed on a few years ago. This is in my neighborhood so I continue to visit it but often find something lacking. On the last visit I found the use of Dente baby carrots in...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I said in the title the ambience is absolutely fantastic here. We ordered two appetizers, two meals and house wine. The escargot for one of the appetizers was absolutely the worst I have ever had. The escargot itself was completely bland. The escargot garlic...More

Thank RknRon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came weekday evening so they werent too busy. They have some interesting items like . caramelized onion strudel which was really fantastic. The pork chop was probably one of the best I've had in years, large on the bone, very very tender yet cooked through...More

Thank Wrx8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us went to this restaurant on a Friday night. Was it busy! But our reservation was honored, and we were seated against a wall that blocked out a lot of the ambient noise allowing us to talk to each other without straining. Tables...More

Thank rexstout
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I'm always looking for the perfect French restaurant (other than in Paris). Bistro Campagne in Lincoln Square is one of my favorites. I can count on a meal made with superlative ingredients, locally sourced, and many of the French bistro favorites. It's a favorite place...More

Thank Jeffwithtwoels
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Went there for restaurant week, I have been there before and really like the atmosphere and the food, this time however i found the boef too salty and coffee was bitter, probably burnt. The server was nice and attentive young lady, the person who brought...More

Thank salimasil
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This French bistro serving classic dishes was perfect for two couples meeting up for dinner on a cold winter's night. We were shown to a room in the back where the noise level allowed us to converse easily, especially before the room filled up around...More

Thank CultureVulture60657
Reviewed 3 January 2018

My husband and I went to Bistro Campagne for a casual anniversary dinner at the end of December. The atmosphere was very intimate and cozy, enhanced by their holiday decor. Our waitress was very nice and incredibly enthusiastic. The food was a bit on the...More

Thank WindyCityRay
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

What a great gem! We were lucky to get a table in one of their patios - beautifully lit with strings of lights on a summer night. Food and service was spot on.

Thank Carrie E
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Casual but elegant - great menu, offer authentic traditional French fare. Great service- fun atmosphere - intimate but not with elbow room. Nice lighting. I had the trout- excellent.

Thank pickEeater13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4518 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2103
    (Wilson)
  • Public Transportation: 6 Minute walk from the Brown Line-Western Ave Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-271-6100
  • E-mail
Description
Bistro Campagne is a warm and friendly neighborhood restaurant in the tradition of a true French bistro. From the beginning, Bistro Campagne has strived to capture and express that ephemeral quality found in favorite small neighborhood bistros in Paris and rural France: the sense of welcome, ease, fun conversation & and of course excellent food. The setting is a charming blend of prairie-inspired decor and lively Gallic spirit. It is the food, however, that is at the heart of a great bistro, and Chef Michael Altenberg offers a seasonally changing menu of classic bistro fare that is based on the best ingredients he can find. His commitment to organic agriculture leads him to seek products from local organic farmers throughout our Midwestern growing season, and even from organic farms on the west coast throughout the winter. Bistro Campagne is committed to the use of organic food products and strongly supports the sustainable, low impact agriculture movement.
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