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“A special treat after hospital visits.”
Review of Chez Joel

Chez Joel
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Ranked #376 of 9,883 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: University Village / Little Italy
Transit: Racine Blue line..Taylor bus, Number 8 Halsted bus.
Reviewed September 12, 2013

The food is excellent and the service is equally fantastic (Hello Philippe!). Each time I go I get the pate plate. On the last visit my mother and I had seafood specials; a salmon dish and the other was sole. Both seemed very fresh and tasty. We enjoyed the garden/patio seating.

In our case, it is a simple jaunt over from Rush Hospital. The lunch at Chez Joel's makes the trips into the city for my mother's doctor's appt. a treat and oh so much more pleasant.

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Thank Holly218
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

the boullabaise was very good and french onion soup was the best ever. it is refreshing to eat at a french restaurant with normal portions and normal waiters. price points were fair also. its nice to have a superior restaurant on the south side.

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Thank 1ottawa1
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

Great romantic setting, with fantastic service, exquisite food and a nice selection of wine!

Recommend this restaurant for a date night, with a French twist :)

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Thank missys777
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Taylor St is a short drive from the Loop with street parking available. Chez Joel is a lovely French bistro with a charming patio to enjoy a summer evening. The waiter was knowledgeable about the wines and menu. The food was excellent and it was an all-around delightful evening.

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Thank Nancy N
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Went there for a girls' night out, it was wonderful. Patio is private, with lots of greenery, a little fountain and Edit Piaf playing in the background. Food was French and the service American, no surly waiters here. Food quality and presentation was excellent. Owner was out and about, helping with things and socializing. All in all, a great experience.

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