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“Great Find!!! Incredible Crêpes!!!”

La France Cafe & Crepes
Ranked #1 of 6 Dessert in Lombard
Price range: $5 - $18
Cuisines: French
Description: La France Cafe and Crepes has recently relocated to 708 S. Main St Lombard, IL. just 3 blocks north of their original location. La France has been serving crepes using the highest quality ingredients since 2009. Dubbed one of the best crêpe purveyors in Chicago by Chicago magazine in 2010 and one of the "Best Breakfasts in Chicago and the Suburbs" in 2011, La France Café & Crepes welcomes diners with a mellifluous menu of French flatcakes that sets tongues to tapping and moustaches to twirling. Chef and his culinary crew carefully construct each crêpe fresh to order, filling its belly with sweet or savory selections. To help you recall sweet dreams, choose warm apricots smothered in melted brie atop a sweet vanilla crêpe or nestle apples with cinnamon and caramel within a sweet crêpe blanket. Crêpe forestiers envelope chicken or beef, wild mushrooms, and gruyere cheese to deliver a savory meal and epistles from the front lines of the kitchen, while open-faced galettes expose the stomach-invading strategies of empire-driven eggs and various members of their hunger-trouncing team, such as ham, fresh tomatoes, and braised spinach. Halal beef and chicken, Gluten Free and Eggless Crepes are also available!
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Description: La France Cafe and Crepes has recently relocated to 708 S. Main St Lombard, IL. just 3 blocks north of their original location. La France has been serving crepes using the highest quality ingredients since 2009. Dubbed one of the best crêpe purveyors in Chicago by Chicago magazine in 2010 and one of the "Best Breakfasts in Chicago and the Suburbs" in 2011, La France Café & Crepes welcomes diners with a mellifluous menu of French flatcakes that sets tongues to tapping and moustaches to twirling. Chef and his culinary crew carefully construct each crêpe fresh to order, filling its belly with sweet or savory selections. To help you recall sweet dreams, choose warm apricots smothered in melted brie atop a sweet vanilla crêpe or nestle apples with cinnamon and caramel within a sweet crêpe blanket. Crêpe forestiers envelope chicken or beef, wild mushrooms, and gruyere cheese to deliver a savory meal and epistles from the front lines of the kitchen, while open-faced galettes expose the stomach-invading strategies of empire-driven eggs and various members of their hunger-trouncing team, such as ham, fresh tomatoes, and braised spinach. Halal beef and chicken, Gluten Free and Eggless Crepes are also available!
Durham, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Find!!! Incredible Crêpes!!!”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

We were visiting from North Carolina and found this restaurant online. It is a quaint, little restaurant in the suburb of Chicago that has simply incredible food. The staff is attentive, and the gregarious chef made it a true French experience. Both the sweet and savory crêpes are wonderful! We definitely recommend this restaurant to any crêpe lovers! Best savory crêpes we've ever had.

  • Visited October 2013
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Ortonville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“What a surprise”
Reviewed September 1, 2013

Cute but small. The owner and staff are amazing making the experience completely worth it.. The food was great but for a mother of a two year old it took a looong time. For normal people it should be just fine. I highly recommend this place and will be back often!

  • Visited September 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Outstanding crepes in a tiny unexpected place.”
Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

I've never been to France, but this place feels like what I'd expect from a little French creperie. It's easy to miss the place in it's strip mall setting but you'll be happy you found it. You're greeted at the door by a friendly Bon Jour and seated at a tiny table. Ben, the chef/owner has created a menu of sweet and savory crepes that are worth working your way through. This last visit we had a duck breast special - with roasted vegetables and wild mushrooms - and a salmon crepe with tarragon and white wine sauce. Both delicious. The wait staff is young but very attentive. Can't wait to return!

  • Visited May 2013
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Denver, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“bonjour, bonjour”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

We have been visiting this creperie for breakfast a lot and Ben, the owner is always in a good mood and greats everybody very warmly in french. The place is very small and sits max. 20 people. The kitchen is open, so you are able to hear Ben and his crew prepare the crepes. The food is absolutely delicious and always fresh, with daily specials.We had a crepe with Ratatouille and one with breakfast items ( ham,eggs,tomatoes, etc).After that we shared a sweet crepe with Nutella, bananas, strawberries, cream and almonds which was amazing and i loved it.

  • Visited February 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Paris in Lombard”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

The food was very good, went there for lunch. Had crepes with scallops - it was a big meal and very tasty. Everyone was friendly - the chef came out to ask if the food was OK. The only thing that they can improve is the ambiance.

Visited August 2012
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