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La Petite Folie

1504 East 55th St., Chicago, IL 60615-5504 (Hyde Park)
(773) 493-1394
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Ranked #933 of 8,337 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Hyde Park
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Athens, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner here. The mussels appetizer with chorizo was perfect--original flavor with a nice blend of tastes. The scallop entree was cooked beautifully, as was the duck. Everything was subtle, interesting and beautiful to look at as well. We would definitely go back.

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

You will have experienced servers who can tell you about the food and enthusiastic about getting the right dish and drink for you. A wine selection to match the fine food they serve. A delightful place for before a play or after a visit to the Smart Gallery.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Located in the area of the University of Chicago, this little gem of a restaurant offers good food, a very pleasant atmosphere, attentive staff and a most impressive hospitality. We had booked for dinner before seeing the play "Native Son" at the "nearby" Court Theater - or at least we thought it was an easy walk between restaurant and theater.... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Friends brought us here before seeing Native Son, when we visited them recently. Although we were pressed for time, we selected the three course prix fix and hoped for the best. The service was smooth and speedy. The food was outstanding and reasonably priced. Our onion tart was flavorful and the fish entrée was fabulous. My friend's chicken dish was... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

From the online reviews and the Mitchelin guide signs, I was expecting more. The restaurant is pleasantly but slightly datedly decorated. Service was exceptional. I had the prix fixe: the Alsatian onion tart was very good, the vegetarian Provencal was ok, the visuals and the mouse of the chocolate bombe were good but the bottom cake layer lacked taste. The... More

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Wilmette, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My second visit to this restaurant. Both times with my art group. First visit was fine. For the second one I ordered a fillet of salmon. I do not know if they ran out of fillet but I was served two small end pieces. After I complained the waiter offered to take back my plate but being with a group... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a special occasion restaurant, given the prices, but the food is exquisite, the wine list impressive, and the cocktails expertly mixed. The only problem is that it is located in an out-of-the-way corner of a strip mall, and while parking is free, it can be very difficult to find.

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Brasilia, DF
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Me and my wife went there for our anniversary, and we had one of the best meals of our lives. I had a steak and she had salmon. Both were delicious! The only downside is the price, so it's not the place I'd go every week, but it's definitely worth it to check it out, if you can!

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

everything to love - staff, wine, food - the whole experience. great prix fixe menu as well - priced right and good choices. loved the sauces. will definitely return.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Every item on the menu sounds amazing. Business is good and the service is very attentive. I've been here twice in the last year, and I'll gladly return.

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Additional Information about La Petite Folie

Address: 1504 East 55th St., Chicago, IL 60615-5504
Phone Number: (773) 493-1394
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: French

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