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Bistro Campagne

4518 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2103
+1 773-271-6100
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4518 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is enchanting - from the minute you step in at the cozy bar it's like a breath of fresh air. We decided to wait for an outdoor table since it was such a beautiful summer night. So glad we did! We shared escargot...More

Thank Carrie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just when you began to wonder why a restaurant-rich town like Chicago doesn't have many outstanding French bistros, you walk into a place like Bistro Campagne and quickly change your mind. Located at 4518 North Lincoln Avenue, Bistro Campagne was founded in 2002 by the...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I could have a restaurant within walking distance of my house that I could go to on a regular basis, this would be the kind of restaurant I would hope for to serve that purpose. It is a bistro/brasserie, it is relaxed, it is...More

Thank monkandthelaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to dinner last night at Bistro Campagne. I ordered the Lyonnaise salad and Cote du Porc -- delish pork chop. The little potatoes that come with it were Devine and the carrots were great too. My husband had the onion strudel and thought it...More

Thank LizBethob
Reviewed 19 June 2017

There were 4 of us and we had great table near the outdoor patio. It was raining, otherwise, sitting outside would have been divine. Atmosphere very old European with small rooms and dim lighting. We enjoyed the warm bread and cold butter. House salad delicious...More

Thank ATM666
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner with friends this past Saturday. We were seated promptly at 8 and the service was excellent. I had a salad and several appetizers and all were good. Parking was a bit of a problem but we managed! Yes, well worth the...More

Thank Prego51
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A restaurant can change in almost two years, for better or worse or remain consistently good (or bad). A repeat visit for an early Saturday dinner left the impression that Bistro Campagne has maintained its excellence in food, staff, and ambiance. Reasonable prices, expansive selection...More

Thank NeedSher
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious and the staff were great! As soon as I walked in I was greeted by the very friendly hosts. From the bartender to the busser's everyone was terrific! Charming set up with many intimate rooms, each with a few tables. Don't...More

Thank Jthiel55
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Recently came here for the first time for the Chicago Restaurant Week deal -- which was an excellent value. The restaurant is cozy and intimate, but not too crowded (I didn't feel like I was sitting right on top of the other diners). Our server,...More

Thank Kit M
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Years ago this used to be an excellent bistro that delivers authentic French bistro taste. In the last couple of years I have noticed a significant decline. The taste of the dishes has changed, and less care is going into the preparation. For example, the...More

Thank goodgenes5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4518 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2103
    (Wilson)
  • Public Transportation: 6 Minute walk from the Brown Line-Western Ave Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-271-6100
  • E-mail
Description
Bistro Campagne is a warm and friendly neighborhood restaurant in the tradition of a true French bistro. From the beginning, Bistro Campagne has strived to capture and express that ephemeral quality found in favorite small neighborhood bistros in Paris and rural France: the sense of welcome, ease, fun conversation & and of course excellent food. The setting is a charming blend of prairie-inspired decor and lively Gallic spirit. It is the food, however, that is at the heart of a great bistro, and Chef Michael Altenberg offers a seasonally changing menu of classic bistro fare that is based on the best ingredients he can find. His commitment to organic agriculture leads him to seek products from local organic farmers throughout our Midwestern growing season, and even from organic farms on the west coast throughout the winter. Bistro Campagne is committed to the use of organic food products and strongly supports the sustainable, low impact agriculture movement.
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