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Bistrot Zinc

1131 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610-6574
+1 312-337-1131
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1131 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610-6574
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is located in the best neighborhood in the city! Yes, there are many other restaurants around, but our experience here made it our favorite. In the mid-afternoon, we stopped in to make a reservation for the evening hours. The waiter, who stopped what...More

Thank teachmsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a really great meal here - it was so good, we went back the next night. Great bar and space in general. Service was very good, staff is friendly. Great vodka martinis!

1  Thank Clare C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

For another new eating experience, my husband and I took our good friend to Bistro Zinc. We have never actually been to what would be considered an "authentic" French restaurant and we're so glad this was our first experience! A lovely, rather quaint little place...More

2  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Nice atmosphere and friendly service. We sat next to the big, open windows facing State. Bistro fare that is very good with a nice wine list

Thank peter k
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We were all looking forward to trying this popular spot in the heart of night life in Chicago. We love exploring French restaurants wherever we travel and compare. Bistros Zinc has friendly fast service and wonderful atmosphere to enjoy your meal. The average rating on...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Great experience. Great service. Great food. Surprisingly casual (people seemed underdressed for such a nice place). Much of the food reminded me of my childhood.

2  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant itself looks slightly French. However, the food was average good and did not really remind me of the la belle France! And the desserts were particularly American in size and flavour... tasty but very rich! I must say that our waiter was excellent......More

Thank 2014Dae
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We live in France and always make a visit to Bistro Zinc when we visit Chicago. It reminds us of home, the food is good and the ambience is like a Parisian bistro.

2  Thank JonofPatz
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My wife and I had dinner with my wife's cousin and her husband on May 5th at the Bistrot Zinc in Chicago. The restaurant is one that my wife's cousin really likes. We had a wonderful meal and time together. The restaurant has a very...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Sunday brunch. Had the salmon Benny, French toast with berries and the special duck confit Benny. Everything was perfectly prepared. Wonderful service for the start of our Chicago gastro-tour!

Thank Virginia F
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610-6574
  • Public Transportation: Red line to Clark and Division; #36 Broadway Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighbourhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 312-337-1131
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