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Hemmingway's Bistro

211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2118
+1 708-524-0806
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
“brie” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2118
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

While in Oak Park, don't hesitate to enjoy a delicious meal at the Hemmingway's Bistro. We recently attended a family rehearsal dinner and all of the food was fabulous and the wait staff was excellent!

Thank Laffingmom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Whether you have breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even their wonderful Sunday brunch, you can't go wrong at Hemmingway's. The food is always fabulous, and the service is good. Fresh ingredients prepared classically with a clean, sophisticated presentation make for a pleasing dining experience every time....More

Thank Katherine1228
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We stopped by after going to the Hemingway house and museum. The bar tender was wonderful. Great drinks and appetizers.

Thank luv2trvl81
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

This place is so sweet at night. I hear they have a great brunch, but we had some late night drinks and snacks and they were good but 10 bucks for one drink was a little silly.

Thank Chi L
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This bistro in the Write Inn hotel is a real treat. The food is outstanding. The braised short rib dinner is very good as is the rack of lamb. Others in our party had the steak au poivre and the steak frites. Both were excellent....More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Four of us lunch here after doing the Frank Lloyd Wright walking tour. The space is lovely, quiet, clean and upmarket. Crepes, pâté, burger and quiche were consumed. We are enjoyed our individual meals. It takes quite some time for the food to arrive so...More

Thank cebcolpitts
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is a lovely and elegant bistro with an extraordinarily friendly atmosphere. The waiter was excellent, the food phenomenal, and the ambiance evoking Chicago of the early 1900's. I had the Burger with Brie cheese, home fries and fruit. It was one of the best...More

Thank ReneWicks
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Been there four times. Last time with a friend for a birthday lunch. The service was horrible. Not more than 4 tables to serve. Took them forever to get us our lunch. Friend ordered this cheese and ham thing. She loved it. I heard that...More

Thank lesleykeeley223
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

... for drinks and appetizers and this time I brought my friends! Such a delightful, quaint place. Beautifully decorated and the staff is top notch. We settled in at the bar for martinis and brie. These martinis were just as perfect as I remember. If...More

Thank DivaLVegas
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have been here multiple times for dinner. The food is consistently good/great and service is always terrific. Wonderful ambiance (quiet and intimate) and terrific wine selection. One of the best restaurants in Oak Park in terms of quality of food and...More

Thank Andrea K
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Nearby Attractions
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977 reviews
.53 km away
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.50 km away
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.24 km away
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15 October 2016|
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Response from Amyjane1965 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, call ahead.. The brunch is outstanding, along with the service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2118
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-524-0806
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