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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
French, Fast Food, European
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Live Music
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Reviewed July 6, 2021 via mobile

This was a nice option for lunch but it is incorrectly named. There is no French food here other than a wonderful pastry shop. I had an Aussie pie and my daughter had a lobster roll. We also got some pastries for the train ride...home.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 25, 2021 via mobile

From dim sum and jianbing to empanadas to Cuban coffee, there was amble quality ethnic food to satisfy the entire family. We completely loved our diverse meals and felt the prices were extremely fair. Will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed February 27, 2020 via mobile

So glad we took the walk from our hotel (Hyatt Place The Loop) our first night in Chicago. The toughest part of the visit to the French Market was deciding what of the many amazing food offerings to choose. We ended up getting a delicious...Indian meal, and before finding a table in the large seating area, we were able to secure 2 glasses of wine to go with! A fellow was playing guitar in the dining area, making the experience even better. We were too full to have dessert, but options for that, too, were abundant. From healthy and vegan options, to burgers, burritos and other ethnic options, you can't go wrong at Chicago's French Market!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 6, 2020 via mobile

Great food and selection. Quick service and lots of choice. Two particularly good are the grilled cheese stall and also the Belgian fries. Both excellent. A little bit pricey for fast food but food is good quality.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 13, 2019 via mobile

Fun place to eat with a variety of international food. Stands from several countries. Several Asian, Italian, American, Middleastern, French, Belgian, salads, coffee, sweets, etc, etc. There are tables for patrons to sit and enjoy a bite. There is also fresh produce area and a...few stands with jewelry, scarves, purses, coats and more. Definitely a fun place to visit. Paying street parking available.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 15, 2019 via mobile

Great muffuletta! The service was great, the gumbo was fantastic, I would definitely recommend stopping by Jokers in the Chicago French market.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 13, 2019

this was one of the first places we visited on my trip to chicago and we had a good wander round with a few different stalls selling food and drink from different countries, think one was jamaican. whereas me and my friend had an empanada..., think it was chicken and was like small pasty, they did a variety of these for $3.75? or two and a drink for $8. We followed this up with going to a stall and having sweet crepes , there were a few with nutella on, or strawberries where I had lemon curd, cream and blueberries on fro around $7, not cheap, was niceMore

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2019

We stop in here when we have layovers at Union Station. There is a huge selection of all kinds of different cuisines. It's great for lunch/dinner. I have never had breakfast there, but I have heard certain vendors are open for it. You can also...grab a drink or purchase items to take with you. It does get a little crowded, but I have found it to be worth the wait!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 10, 2019

This afternoon I used the Ogilvie Transportation Center men's room adjacent to the French Market. All four soap dispensers were empty. I watched another customer try three dispensers and told him "this one's empty too." In addition, the water faucets do not work properly and...some only produce a trickle of water. French Market employees use this restroom and many do not wash their hands again before handling food or utensils. This is how disease spreads. The restroom was reminiscent of one in a dirty bus station of a small town. I spoke to Leslie Cahill, the French Market General Manager. Ms. Cahill was very abrupt and offered no apology. She stated that she would report these conditions to the company responsible for managing the restrooms. French Market customers pay premium prices and should be able to wash their hands with soap and water before eating. A word to the wise!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 4, 2019

Great sellection of food from all over the world and good value for the money. What's not great is that there's no good places to sit... I prefer to grab it and eat outside...

Date of visit: July 2019
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September 22, 2018|
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Response from Augusto S | Reviewed this property |
The manager is Sebastien Bensidoun and his phone number is 312-923-0008. I think that a call to express your concern would be appropriate. I am sure he would appreciate that because anything bad about his employees behavior... More
April 18, 2018|
Response from LaGallivanter | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking. I want to say it was either directly part of the same building, or right next door.
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March 31, 2017|
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Response from X7964NYarunk | Reviewed this property |
On Saturdays open from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm. Most of the food stalls are open on Saturday & there is festive atmosphere all along.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chicago French Market

Yes, Chicago French Market offers takeout services.

Chicago French Market is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4