2020 Best French Restaurants in Chicago Area

Top Restaurants for French Food
in Chicago

The modern restaurant has its origins in French culture, and the French have turned cooking into an art form. We love to sample French cuisine, whether in cafés, brasseries or temples of fine dining, accompanied by fragrant wines and runny cheese.

Browse GAYOT's selections for the Top French Restaurants in Chicago, presented in alphabetical order.

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French, Contemporary, Bistro
Bistronomic
14/20
Veteran chef Martial Noguier debuts as restaurateur with this modern French bistro in the Gold Coast. See More

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Brindille
14/20
Elegant French entrant from Carrie Nahabedian (Naha). See More

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Café des Architectes
14/20
This near-Water Tower hideaway is an architecturally dramatic dining destination. See More

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Everest
17/20
French refinement, complete with an art-adorned space, profoundly endures 40 floors above Chicago's Loop. See More

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George Trois
17/20
Creative French cuisine from chef Michael Lachowicz presented in an intimate 18-seat restaurant. See More

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Kiki's Bistro
14/20
One of the best French bistros by a comfortable margin, Kiki's executes standards --- plus so much more --- with rousing results. See More

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Le Bouchon
13/20
This quaint Chicago bistro has a myriad of peers, though few are its match. See More
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Maude's Liquor Bar
14/20
Gilt Bar's Brendan Sodikoff goes French with this sultry food-lovers' haven. See More
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Mon Ami Gabi
13/20
French bistro that goes beyond the basics to deliver seafood and a butterscotch pot de crème. See More

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