10 expert reviews
“Jean-Claude Poilevey's little wood-trimmed dining room sets the standard for competently prepared bistro classics at the kind of prices you'd be overjoyed to find anywhere --- including in Paris.”
"The French comfort food at this charming-but-cramped bistro in Bucktown is in a league of its own." Full review
"Jean-Claude Poilevey's tiny storefront restaurant is popular for both its intimate yet boisterous atmosphere and affordable, authentic bistro fare." Full review
""As close to a Parisian bistro as you can get in Chicago", this "fairly priced" Bucktown boîte on "Rue Damen" serves "tasty", "traditional" dishes in a "cozy" space." Full review
"Le Bouchon says au revoir to mediocre frog fare with a disdainful sniff in favor of veal kidneys with mustard sauce and duck ragout prepared to perfection."
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"In lieu of intercontinental travel, head straight for Le Bouchon. One step inside this endearing restaurant and you'll think you've died and gone to bistro heaven." Full review