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Cyrano's

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233 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-5104
+1 312-629-2976
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Chicago
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188 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's a few other spots that have bigger crowds (which is fine), but this is a smaller, more charming, more romantic spot along the river. A little further down, it's more isolated - the kitchen is a little more aged/beat up looking (more European) - trellises covered in ivy and you're right on top of the river edge. Beautiful! We... More 

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Thank Mike16Chicago
Galesburg, Illinois
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337 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We were hungry and liked our burger. Didn't know we got fries too. Prices were different in the two places we looked. But it didn't matter because the order taker at the window forgot to tell us it was ready. The place wasn't that busy either. There were only two tables for those not having waiter service. The bathroom was... More 

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Thank MeryMeCo
Charlotte
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133 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Cyrano's Cafe on the Riverwalk is in an ideal location, truly right alongside the river. For us, it was simply an ideal place to pause from sightseeing to relax with some refreshment and enjoy the views and ambiance under the trees. The service was so-so, not particularly friendly nor efficient. For location, 5 stars, but for all else, average.

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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268 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was alone and waiting for a riverboat tour. I happened across Cyrano's and was happy for a place to wait! There were few people there, it was pre-lunchtime, and I sat down and was fairly quickly attended to by a nice waiter. I ordered the 'La Wedge' iceberg salad (no chicken) with blue cheese, avocado and bacon and it... More 

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1 Thank BoomChickaCUBA
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Went here with the family for a bite before heading to Millennium Park to hear the symphony. Surprisingly, it wasn't crowded on a lovely Saturday at 7 in August... I think I know why: decent food, but incredibly stupid and/or dishonest waitstaff. Food was good: we had a burger, chicken sandwich, caesar salad and quiche and all of if was... More 

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Thank Mary K
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

As waiting for the architectural tour we placed an order to go. While waiting my two aunts in their 70s we were instructed to not use the extra chairs stacked aside near the tables, so we stood up and waited. 30 m later we inquired about the prepaid drinks. We were told to wait. The place was not even busy,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place near dusable bridge with great food and excellent service. It's a nice reprieve from the hustle and bustle of Michigan avenue

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We happened to stumble upon this place while walking along the riverwalk. We stopped for a drink and an appetizer. We shared the cheese plate. It was very good, a larger portion of each cheese would have been nice since we shared it, only got about 1-2 bites of each. The atmosphere was nice, even though it started to rain.... More 

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Thank Lindsey K
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We visited Cyranos for lunch on a Sunday, the location is excellent and our wait staff (Mike) were friendly and helpful without being invasive. The mushroom swiss and veggie burgers were tasty and filling. Only criticisms were the lack of coffee and tap water (not good after a Saturday night out!). Other than that it's a nice spot for quick... More 

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Ferney-Voltaire, France
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214 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Completely unexpected to find such a great little place to stop for a bite, and so authentically French, on the Riverwalk. The rabbit pate was exceptional, with no doubt as to the dedication of the chef to his profession and passion to capture and transmit real French flavors. And the view of the river, with boats passing by, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-5104
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-629-2976

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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