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Gaston's French American Bistro

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14438 John Humphrey Dr, Orland Park, IL 60462-2638
+1 708-403-3663
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Because it is named a french bistro we decided try for a french meal for a third time, hoping there had been some improvement since our last visit. Unfortunately there had not been. Why it is called a french bistro continues to amaze. It is neither. Most of the dishes are either pasta or burgers, and not prepared with any... More 

Thank ChicagoGerard
Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Café Gaston is one of our family favorites for great pasta- eaten in or taken out. My personal favorite it the Tomato Florentine Pasta with Chicken. We also love the Bowtie Pasta with Spinach and Artichokes. My husband often orders blackened Tilapia. Large portions- so we always get to eat twice off of our favorite items! It may not be... More 

Thank SP1012
Orland Park, Illinois
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Cafe Gaston has the best pumpkin soup, pastas, and polenta around. Everything from breakfast to dinner is delicious. You must try their special recipe vegetable burger. We love the mashed potato vegetable plate and vegetable pot pie. Their fish is delicious, too. Specialty coffees and teas to desserts and fruit plates are all excellent!

Thank Lynn R
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This little French bistro is tucked away from the mall in Orland park, Illinois. The food is good for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They have a little bakery attached with some tempting desserts. I had the combo which was an interesting assortment of flavors. The crab cake was tiny, the polenta was firm & tasty, veggies were good & the... More 

Thank Monica S
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have been here on a couple of occasions before and had been pretty pleased. But this time, not so much. First off, it was 84 degrees in the dining room. That's just way too hot to be comfortable and this was the first day that it was a little cooler outside. Second, I had a turkey sandwich which was... More 

Thank suebob29
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Awful. We we not told that no pork is sold so the bacon was something else and not tasty. This was originally a French place now absolutely not

Thank Debkress
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I live in town and I frequent this place for their breakfast or lunch. Their specialty drinks are great and their soups are very tasty. My favorite soup is the French onion and my favorite breakfast dish is the omelette. Gaston is not a chain and the owners are very nice, always willing to make accommodations when needed. Must check... More 

Thank Kate M
Hobart, Indiana
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298 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a café (has outdoor seating), not large but roomy enough. You place your order at counter and they bring food out to you. Quite a selection of breakfast items and lunch items. They have a "side of the day" - today was creamy pasta salad w/peas, corn, etc. - very good. Have specials each day as well as... More 

Thank lynne p
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I recently gave a review of my experience of cafe. i commented on the quality of meal and charged twice. The owner, manager made every effort to remedy the double chafe and offered to buy my next meal. so with this recent event i will improve the rating and recommend the cafe, vue to the effort of the manager to... More 

1 Thank Charles C
Palos Hills, Illinois
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124 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Cafe Gaston may not have much of an atmosphere but don't let that fool you. There food is great for breakfast, lunch or even supper. The food with its French theme is all homemade. Haven't had anything I didn't like.

1 Thank BancyN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, American, Cafe, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14438 John Humphrey Dr, Orland Park, IL 60462-2638
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Orland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-403-3663

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