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Bizou

122 N Main St, Decatur, IL 62523
217-422-7000
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Ranked #8 of 143 Restaurants in Decatur
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Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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- Aug 18, 2014
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English first
Decatur, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Family of six. 2 kids over 11 and four adults. Food was ok and service was good. Very small wine portions for the price. Fish was just ok, however the streaks were great. Price is high. Good meal!! Best thing is the hummus.

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Springfield, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Friends took us there sevferal years ago and we've been fans ever since. Weekend reservations are usually required. although it's a small menue the dishes are always prepared in big city style in their open kitchen. There are usually one or two specials but getr there early as regulars usually snap them up and the offerings could disappear before the... More

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Decatur, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

For a small town, Bizou has a big city feel and taste. The menu is diverse and the ingredients fresh. The chef is exceptional. The atmosphere is contemporary and fresh. A definite plus for Decatur.

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Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Decatur is a small town. But the food and service in this restaurant is outstanding and is of big city quality! Excellent restaurant for Decatur.. Price is reasonable)... not low, but not extremely high either) Service is excellent.. very friendly. (Another restaurant in town, the Beach House, also has excellent food, but the service is very bad) Great for special... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This place is such a delight for my home town - food was fantastic as well as the service. very fresh ingredients!

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Illinois City, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We have been going to Bizou for several years and have never had a bad meal. Went there last night for my husbands birthday and had the best scallops, miso soup(the BEST) and roasted broccoli. The servers always make us feel welcomed as do the owners Mike and Megan and Ray the Chef. The Ahi Tuna is also wonderful and... More

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El Paso, Illinois
Top Contributor
182 reviews 182 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Who would have guessed that you get get this level of food and service in Decatur? My husband and i were in Decatur on family business and lucked into Bizou. We almost walked past the restaurant as there was no one eating inside at 12:30 on a weekday, but we decided to give it a try and are happy we... More

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Jackson, MS
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

The prime rib was excellent as well as the green beans and au gratin potatoes that went with it. The house saled was good with walnuts, Granny Smith apple bites and a tangy apple cider vinaigrette dressing. By day the atmosphere may seem a bit cold due to the metal chairs, glass block and other elements in the eclectic decor,... More

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Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

My husband and I have dined at Bizou a couple of times on our own, and also once for a company dinner upstairs, and I once attended a baby shower there at lunchtime. The food was excellent, with attention given to every part of the meal. The soups are especially tasty, and everything was served in an appealing way and... More

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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

This is about good as it is going to get in Decatur. Actually if you judge the place on food/value alone it probably can compete with big city joints...but it is lacking that something that pushes it to fine dining...building is odd...feels like it was a bank at some point...

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