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1746 W Golf Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4071
847-439-2424
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 pm - 11:30 am
Thu 10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri 10:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Des Plaines, Illinois
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had a Groupon for Retro Bisto. It was expiring so we went. The bartender was very nice and we had a drink before dinner. The decor was very nice. When we were sat, our Waiter (Christos) was very attendive and used a partial accent for the setting. Being thee first time there he was very informative.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

62.5 miles drive 2 this wonderful orgasmic gastrotonmy experience. Party of 4, mushroom strudel, red /golden beet salad, escargot puff pastry was a culinary experience. 4 entrees were just as exceptional. Wait staff, Cara was very attentive as well as informative 4 recommendations. Wine selection was diversified. Would definitely come back.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I love Retro and its staff! It is such a delight to be able to walk into a restaurant be treated like you are a regular and have a consistently great food experience. No matter what mood I am in or what kind of week I have had, a meal at Retro and served by the awesome staff always leaves... More 

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NW Suburb of Chicago
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice ambiance and good food made this one of my favorite restaurants in the NW suburbs of Chicago! The fixed price lunch is a better deal as usual. Although the fixed price dinner also provides good choices for starter, entree and dessert, I'd order a la carte from the menu instead as the items add up to about the same... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have been to Retro Bistro too often to count ever since they opened 24 years ago and always had wonderful meals, wine and service. The food and wine are outstanding and very reasonably priced.

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Chicago
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had Thanksgiving at Retro Bistro for the second year in a row. The menu was good and reasonably priced; the food was delicious, as always. The warm apple tart for desert was fabulous. I've always had really good food and wine there. We noticed that the main course serving seemed somewhat smaller than last year; and, being the foodie that... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Ate here the other night with two associates and as always Chris did a great job and gave us a wonderful meal. From the moment you walk in the door and he welcomes you with a hand shake till you leave you feel like family. I had the Fixed Price meal and my associated ate from the menu, Capon, Steak... More 

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Chicago, IL
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have reviewed Retro Bistro before and it has been our favorite go-to restaurant since they opened more than 20 years ago. They have never varied from their original mission - wonderful innovative food. Today we tried their Sunday Brunch for the first time and it was incredible. They have a $25 pre-fixed menu that includes a drink (Bloody Mary... More 

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Hanover Park, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Just went there for their Sunday Champagne Brunch,$25.00 for a 3 course meal, including either a mimosa, champagne or Bloody Mary included. The food was wonderful, the atmosphere was great, we have been there before and always had great food, great service and great fun. Would recommend this place to anyone.

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Chicago
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have NEVER bad service or a bad meal. We have been coming here for years and always take our family and friends here, so they can enjoy the experience and share a wonderful meal.

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Additional Information about Retro Bistro

Address: 1746 W Golf Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4071
Phone Number: 847-439-2424
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 pm - 11:30 am
Tuesday 10:00 pm - 11:30 am
Wednesday 10:00 pm - 11:30 am
Thursday 10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: French

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