This was our first time at Hemmingway's Bistro. Did not know how good it would be, but we really loved it and will be back again.
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I was really looking forward to this meal and we were disappointed. The place has great atmosphere and great service. But we can not say the same about the food. I was with my son and we both had the lobster bisque. Tasted like roux...More
We have eaten here from time to time over the years and the food varied from very good to mediocre. Consistency was the problem. No longer. Not only is the room beautiful and the service very good, but the food is consistently excellent. I highly...More
Hemmingway's is a traditional French bistro. The restaurant is on the garden-level of a gorgeous 1920's era building in Oak Park. The main restaurant is 4 feet below street level so you feel like you are secluded from the busyness of everyday life. It truly...More
Went there with my wife and two friends. Wines, by the glass, were excellent. Entrees chosen were beef Wellington (2), duck, and pike (yes, pike). All were enjoyed. My pike was great, and the chocolate mousse was devoured. Well worth a visit.
Having just moved to Oak Park, we received a gift certificate to Hemmingway’s and decided to enjoy Sweetest Day date night here. All of the food was thoughtfully prepared and presented and we enjoyed all of our choices. It got a little busy about halfway...More
A peaceful bistro in Oak Park. Excellent wines by the glass and a good selection of beer. Wait staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Lovely Provencal decor. There's something on the menu for everyone. Do not miss this gem, and Oak Park, too.
It's worth the difficulty finding this place and finding nearby parking - as well as the "tad slow" service - to make your way to Hemingway's Bistro in Oak Park. Step down into a hustling, open, airy bistro vibe with big windows, and beautiful vegetation....More
I always like review favorite restaurants in town when the continue to bring it all to the table. Our dinner tonight was as always, fantastic. And the ambiance of the French bistro is so comforting. Tonight we enjoyed a couple of first rate cocktails and...More