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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Cafe Le Coq

734 Lake St. (Oak Park Ave.) Send to Phone
708-848-2233
French Bistro with fine renditions of the classics served in a pleasantly romantic setting.

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Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Cafe Le Coq Restaurant Review

: Long favored by neighborhood types, this turn-of-the-last-century-inspired, cozy suburban bistro has seen its share of kitchen upheaval, including the departure of Steven Chiappetti, its notable chef, and---shortly after---Michel Saragueta, who went on to open Bistro Monet in Glen Ellen. Now, the kitchen is manned by owner Jim August, who serves as executive chef. While the restaurant seems to have suffered---dishes can be hit or miss and service leaves something to be desired---there still are things to like. We most enjoy the Lyonnaise salad, a fittingly rich interpretation of the classic. Plus, the roasted chicken is as good as it gets. Still, the restaurant’s French onion soup may lack depth and its steak frites can be disappointingly chewy and dry. For a good deal, come on Tuesdays when a three-course meal will set you back about $20.
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