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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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5:00 pm - 10:00 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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 63
    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
great place for a special evening

Causal yet upscale restaurant with excellent food and service. The staff, whether in the bar or dining room, always make you feel comfortable. The owners know their regulars and are active supporting community events. It is a great place for a special celebration but also a gem for lunch or just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
slakenny2014
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Mount Prospect, Illinois
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Causal yet upscale restaurant with excellent food and service. The staff, whether in the bar or dining room, always make you feel comfortable. The owners know their regulars and are active supporting community events. It is a great place for a special celebration but also a gem for lunch or just drinks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Have been here twice now and we are going back for sure. Accessible Grench cuisine. Wonderful and inviting owner Chris. Excellent trained staff. Great wine list - don't miss have price Wednesday on select bottles of wine. The food is wonderful. We happened on them when they were having a Bastille Day celebration with accordion and violin music played by... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great local place. Staff are all great! Food is excellent and well worth the trip to Mount Prospect. Don't be fooled by its location in a small strip mall. This place is top notch!!

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Arlington Heights
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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

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 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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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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: Romantic, Doing business
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?