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Retro Bistro - CLOSED

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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“escargot” (12 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1746 W Golf Rd, Northwest Corner of Golf Rd. And Busse Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4071
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

We came once for Valentine's Day and it was lovely. We returned for a birthday dinner for 4, food was excellent, ambiance, friendly staff. On site pastry chef made the desserts alone worth coming here for. The calamari steak was tender, very nice. Escargot was...More

Thank Glenview_mom
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

An absolutely amazing place!!! Party of 40 people was treated like family at home. Amazing service Friendly environment Exceptional food Every dish is like it's made by your grandma for you. Thank you Chef and Management!!! I wanted to recommend a dish but I have...More

Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

When we first pulled up to this restaurant, we weren’t too sure about it. A highly recommended restaurant hidden in non descript strip mall in a Chicago suburb? It was an absolutely fantastic meal and we are so glad we found this hidden gem. The...More

Thank TheDude1974
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant. My wife and I go several times per year and are never disappointed. Great food and servers. A duck with cherries appetizer that is unbelievable.

Thank michael p
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

One of my dear friends has decided to retire. A momentous occasion to celebrate at Retro. We both seem to enjoy similar fare and started off sharing Escargot that was baked with a puff pastry cover. Exceptional. Entrees were crusted Ahi Tuna that was surrounded...More

Thank fcgfcg
Reviewed November 8, 2017

The food was good. Had a side of the Goat cheese salad and it was delicious. I have not been here for quite a few years. Four of us were at lunch and everyone had a different dish. I will be back

Thank Merrily C
Reviewed August 19, 2017

The ownership did an excellent presentation for this surprise birthday party? The food and service was outstanding. Thank you Chris, Lorraine and Cara and the rest of your staff for making this special event a memorable one

Thank howardelli
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Having just come back from 10 days in Paris, we were anxious to try the French restaurant in downtown Crystal Lake. My 14 year old ordered his favorite, escargot. He said they were "OK" but not as good as Paris and they were served with...More

Thank lhdive1
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This was our first-time visit to this store-front restaurant, and were we ever pleasantly surprised! We stopped in for lunch.and were promptly greeted by very friendly staff and seated. The ambiance is what one would expect from a French bistro - simply-decorated, hardwood floors, and...More

Thank MidwestFred
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Have been to RetroBistro in Mount Prospect, Il. many times and it continues to be one of our favorites. Was just there to celebrate a friends birthday and all five of us raved about the food, four of the ladies had never been there and...More

Thank Traveler1941_11
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $30
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Hello! We are a family owned Bistro! We have been in Mount Prospect for 26 years And recently opened another Retro Bistro in Crytstal Lake IL! Along with our son CJ ! Next generation! Hope you check us out! We are a "nicer" place without the higher pricing and stuffiness! Fun bar! Happy hour specials everyday!
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