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Mon Ami Gabi

2300 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614 (Lincoln Park)
7733488886
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Ranked #218 of 8,380 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Fullerton
Transit: CTA 22 bus or 36 bus to Belden/Clark CTA 151 bus Inner Drive
Description: Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro and steakhouse. While the favorites are all here in abundance, there is always something new to try from the ever-evolving menu. The traditional menu features classics such as the warm Onion Soup Au Gratin, Frisee & Bacon Salad with a soft-poached egg and croutons, Roast Chicken grand-mere style with mushrooms, bacon and pearl onions, as well as the trademark Steak Frites. To complement the cuisine, an extensive selection of over 80 boutique French wine varietals are served by the glass or bottle from our signature rolling wine cart. Guests will enjoy the airy interior with our large French windows opening out onto the Lincoln Park Conservatory, or in the summer months, the lovely outdoor garden. Please Note: Reservations are taken for indoor seating only. Outdoor patio seating is available on first-come, first-serve bases.
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Lake Forest, Illinois
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91 reviews 91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Fun incarnation of a French Bistro on the steps of Lincoln Park in the old Belden-Stafford Hotel. Try the Dover Sole when it is available or the steak with pomme frites. Reservations are recommended and there is valet parking at the Lincoln Park West entry.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Although we were seated late for our reservation, the service settled down afterwards. Beautiful building across form Lincoln Park Zoo. Service was attentive. Frites were very disappointing, very crispy not authentic at all. Onion soup was very good, cheese on top was excellent. Everything was well seasoned, not overly salty. Escargot could have used more butter & garlic - I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place was chosen to celebrate my wife's birthday. Don't regret a single thing. Food is great, beautiful location.

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Longwood, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Steak au poivre and pomme frites--well done. Escargots also great! Fish dishes were as fresh as could be. Largest profiterole dish I ever have seen! Really enjoyed the experience in this very popular spot.

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St. Cloud MN
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We were staying in the Lincoln Park area so wanted to eat somewhere nearby. Thought we would try this restaurant as the overall reviews were good. I would say for Chicago - prices were comparably to other upscale type restaurants. Our waiter was very friendly. I had the trout and it was very good. Portion size was good so I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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129 reviews 129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We've had some good and bad meals at this Lincoln Park neighbourhood restaurant. The service has never disappointed but the food is hit or miss depending on the night and number of other diners. We find it best to go during the week when it's not a crowded. Love to go in warm summer nights because of outdoor seating. Recommend... More 

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Chicago, IL
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

My wife loves their steak frites but I'm tired of the consistently bad tables for two. How can we always be sitting in the gangway with waiters bumping into me the whole meal when the restaurant is only half full. The other issue is the service can be either attentive or not. I'm never sure if they are going for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Mon Ami Gabi is a Lettuce Entertain You restaurant which means it's part of a nationwide chain of upscale restaurants. Being part of this chain it stays true to Lettuce's business model of great atmosphere, great service, and so so food. When you go to a Lettuce restaurant that's what you're paying for. Service & atmosphere. I've had greats steaks... More 

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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great bartender, excellent drinks. Steaks are excellent. Everyone who worked here was very warm and friendly.

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a small, boutique restaurant located in the Belden Stratford. The atmosphere is art deco, historic, and beautiful. The staff was excellent. Every aspect of the meal was first rate. We were here on a Friday night and it was packed. The bar area is small. One of the things that I would recommend is unless you are super... More 

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Additional Information about Mon Ami Gabi

Address: 2300 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614
Phone Number: 7733488886
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: French

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