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Bistrot Zinc

1131 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610-6574
+1 312-337-1131
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“escargot” (38 reviews)
“croque monsieur” (17 reviews)
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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 weeks ago

We had brunch here recently. Ordered a variety of food. My favorites were the Escargot and their desserts (you can tell where my priorities are). We had the profiteroles (not super huge), a fruit tart and the chocolate mousse. The last 2 desserts disappeared the...More

Thank Mary Jo K
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Surprisingly, having lived in Chicago for years, this was our first visit. It was wonderful. Our server Dave was terrific. He recommended a lovely bottle of wine &!paced our courses, so no rush. The ouef en meurette was as delicious as the one time I...More

Thank Jennifer E
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Our second time eating at this very nice restaurant and it did not disappoint us. Great service and food‼️

Thank Wendie A
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Just a late nighT stroll down State St and we entered the cozy, comfortable main dining room. We were greeted quickly, seated immediately and had a glass of wine and fresh bread/butter as our menus arrived. We had classic French fare. Mussels, Vol au Vent,...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here on a Saturday afternoon. Had a Croque Monsieur with French Onion soup. It was perfect as they had a 1/2 and 1/2 option. I saw others eating French toast and quiche that looked great. So decide to go back in the morning....More

Thank Arcadiagirl
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Visited for dinner during downtown dining week. Prefixed menu was amazing. Everything from French onion soup,fennel salad, Swiss char tart, pork cheeks,salmon and steak and fries. Not to mention dessert. Coffee pots de cream,chocolate mousse, and oh the almond cake! All for 33.00 great. Wait...More

Thank iceal1
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We were visiting Chicago for New Year's and my Dad made reservations here because he knew that I love French food. We had an amazing experience! The atmosphere is very nice. It is intimate and amazing. I had the coq au vin which was divine....More

Thank Shaggsmyman
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We dined here at Bistrot zinc after stumbling by this place a few months ago while staying at the Ambassador down the street. We always look for new French places and while this place isn't new we enjoyed the location and once we stepped inside...More

Thank mooresy2
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Had a very good dinner at the Bistrot. Nathan was a professional server who knew his craft well. The food was very good, service was excellent. We will be back. Great location

Thank tjs8675309
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

I picked up my wife at MDW and owner Marc was able to squeeze us in for dinner. Not only we did have a great table, but great food, and great service. The trout entree was divine and my wife enjoyed the mussels. Marc helped...More

Thank Raphael L
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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Stone J
3 October 2017|
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Response from Sandra C | Reviewed this property |
Personally, I would dress up "a bit" more than typical restaurants simply because it is beautiful and more upscale than an "Olive Garden" type place. However, you don't have to wear dressy (or "Sunday Best") to feel... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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