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The Bristol

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Tue, 7/16
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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The menu is thoughtfully created by Chef/Owner Chris Pandel
Monkey Bread
Dill Butter, Sea Salt
Tempura Avocado
Harissa Sauce, Lime
Formento's Stuffed Olives
Italian Sausage, Honey-Lemon Creme Fraiche
Crispy Boudin Noir
Wild Arugula, Raspberry Gastrique
Duck Fat Fries
House Ketchup, Garlic Aioli
Living Waters Farm Greens
Tarragon-Buttermilk Dressing
Seedling Farm Apple Salad
Marinated Manchego, Hazelnuts
Baba Ganoush
Roasted Eggplant & Tahini Puree, Confit Tomato, Dill Flatbread
Head-on Prawns a La Plancha
Anchovy Butter, Tarragon
Glazed Halibut Collar
Spring Vegetable‏ Tempura
Chicken Liver Mousse
Country Pate
Porchetta Di Testa
Charcuterie Board
Parisian Gnocchi
Creamed & Pickled Ramps
Fennel Chitarra
Sofrito, Pernod,‏ Chili
Ricotta, Egg Yolk, Brown Butter
Carnaroli Risotto
Charred Broccoli, Guanciale, White Cheddar, Green Coriander
Smoked Yukon Potato
Leek Fondue, Asparagus & Fava Salad, Dill Vinaigrette
Seared Lake Trout
Ajiacco, Spring Onions, Butter Lettuce
Chorizo Verde
String Bean & Pork Loin Salad, Sherry Vinaigrette
Miller Farm Roasted Half Chicken
Dill Spaetzle, Crunchy Salad
12 oz. Flat Iron Steak
Heirloom Tomatoes, Salsa Verde, Queso Fresco
The Bristol is an American restaurant located in Chicago's Bucktown Neighborhood. The Bristol has become a staple for Chicago's local dining crowd, off-duty chefs, and visiting gastronomes looking for a great dinner or Sunday brunch. The menu features handmade pasta, charcuterie, farm-fresh produce, and a nose-to-tail approach to cooking. Beverages include handmade cocktails, a wine list featuring over two hundred producers, and beers from around the world. The Bristol's second floor features a spacious private room built for any number of events, from business dinners to wedding receptions. Your experience at The Bristol will be met with a smile, warmed with hospitality, and filled with great
$30 - $30
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of seven celebrating a graduation. We were seated on the upper level. Waitress was friendly and helpful with menu. We started with these duck fat fries, monkey bread and onion dip. The double quarter pound hamburger looked good. Wife had the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank rjrobbin
Reviewed June 10, 2019

We attended a wedding rehearsal dinner at The Bristol and were impressed by the quality of the food and a very attentive staff. On our next trip back to Chicago, we plan to go back to The Bristol and dine in the "regular section" of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Pharmaretiree
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

Our friends chose this as a place to meet for dinner when we were in town recently. When I saw duck fat fries, we were all in. We were there early (6:30 on a Sunday of a three day weekend). Table, seating, and service were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank imagine65
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Make a Rez so you can enjoy this very popular restaurant in Bucktown! Award winning food and great drink menu. Loved the smoked salmon board and the benedicts Will I Go Back? Next time in town want to try dinner. Service was very good also.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank WillIGoBack
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Popped in here for brunch and I was really impressed. The service was excellent and so was the food. We started with some really great coffee. They apparently have a new chef and team running brunch and I am really glad about it. We had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andikmyers
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

I've been wanting to go to the Bristol for several years and was looking forward to this visit. Overall, it was somewhat disappointing with the signature chicken dish the most disappointing of all. The chicken I make at home is about as good. The duck...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bobandroch
Reviewed November 27, 2018

The Place The Bristol is an American restaurant located in Chicago's Bucktown Neighborhood. Reservations are a good idea as it fills up quickly. Table seating available as well as bar. Private events are held upstairs but I haven't been up there so I can't comment....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alchemy00
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Awesome. Limited menu. We had a big crew. Meal was served family style so we could try all the plates. Kale salad was great. I am making it at home. Service was outstanding. Menu pic was our meal.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mariasA4184VV
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We'd eaten here before, but this was the first time in winter, so they didn't have the storefront opened to the outside. This made a BIG difference in both noise level (hard to hear the person directly across from you) and, I think, service--the tables...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KenJen3925
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I made our reservation online. When the restaurant called to confirm, I told them we had a 6 month old. The person said no problem and also checked for allergies. When we arrived, our table was ready with a high chair! What a nice way...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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