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Retro Bistro

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1746 W Golf Rd, Northwest Corner of Golf Rd. And Busse Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4071
+1 847-439-2424
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Strip Mall Surprise

You'll feel welcomed the minute you walk in. The food is high quality and absolutely delicious. They're successful and have been in business 25 years. They've got it figured out and deserve 5 Stars.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Arlington Heights
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Arlington Heights
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

You'll feel welcomed the minute you walk in. The food is high quality and absolutely delicious. They're successful and have been in business 25 years. They've got it figured out and deserve 5 Stars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great food and desserts. I always order something that I haven't tried before, different flavor. And I have Never disappointed.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Steak was perfectly cooked. Frites were crispy outside, moist inside. Sauce the right blend of flavor and consistency. Pate delicate, fluffy, and flavorful. We always have an excellent meal at Retro Bistro. I highly recommend the steak frites, and the Salade Lyonaise is my favorite. A little different from the norm, but excellent.

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great food and wine, and attentive wait staff. The restaurant is in a strip mall, and doesn't look like much from outside, but it is really good.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fabulous is the only word to describe this restaurant. From the cheerful and attentive servers to the generous cocktails to the delicious food, this restaurant is miles above others in the area. Our meal started with wonderful cocktails and the best crabcakes I have ever had. All the entrees were expertly prepared. Even the side dishes were great! This is... More 

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Arlington Heights
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Retro Bistro is the kind of place I'd want someone to recommend. Food is delicious and of the finest quality. Service is impeccable. Prices are reasonable. Management is always present. It is a well run establishment worthy of your patronage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A gem in the burbs. Had a great experience, great service, cozy, dimmed light, welcomed right from the entrance. Went with a groupon to give it a try. I will definitely go back. I had the Alaskan Cod, delicious and my friend had Braised Lamb. Both entrees were great.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A dual birthday celebration, this restaurant was my recommendation, based on a popular local restaurant review PBS show. Mike (I think), the owner, actually took the reservation and remembered me when I arrived. Very personable and friendly. Our lady server was equally friendly and enthusiastic. I do not use salt when I cook; I understand I may be off the... More 

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Inverness, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Treated our group to a fabulous dinner. Lorraine worked with me on the arrangements... a true professional and a pleasure to work with! Meal was phenomenal... Second year in a row for our group.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Delicious and fresh dishes. The menu has a lot of choices for everyone. My favorite is peppercorn pork roast and goat cheese salad.

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Additional Information about Retro Bistro

Address: 1746 W Golf Rd, Northwest Corner of Golf Rd. And Busse Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4071
Phone Number: +1 847-439-2424
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: French, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1746 W Golf Rd, Northwest Corner of Golf Rd. And Busse Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4071
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
  • Phone Number: +1 847-439-2424

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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