Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


French bistro that goes beyond the basics to deliver seafood and a butterscotch pot de crème.


 

Cuisine

Open
Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key



Mon Ami Gabi, Chicago, IL


Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


Mon Ami Gabi Restaurant Review

: Mon Ami Gabi remains a top contender when it comes to bistro dining in Chicago, which is saying something because it's in good company. There’s a romantic air about the place, what with the large windows overlooking Lincoln Park and a vintage, Parisian-style bar. On the plate, expect an expanded repertoire of steak frites, plus enjoyable hot seafood appetizers and shellfish. We especially like the lemony chicken paillard and skate wing with olives and capers in a cauliflower purée. Steak au poivre is quite good, too. As for sides, don't miss the French green beans. Among the desserts, the butterscotch pot de crème is luscious, as are the profiteroles.





Belgian chocolates
COFFEE & CHOCOLATE

Coffee and chocolate make a delicious combination. ENJOY 10% OFF YOUR ENTIRE ORDER with GAYOT's exclusive promo code.







Stay in a romantic mood with this Rosé Champagne.

Read GAYOT's review.