Kiki's Bistro: "River North-French bistro" Top 5 Page for this destination Kiki's Bistro Tip by Dabs

Kiki's Bistro, Chicago: 3 reviews and 3 photos

  Kiki's Bistro
by Dabs

When I walked into this place a little after noon on a Wednesday there were very few people dining, traffic picked up a little bit later. The dining room was pleasantly decorated in a country French motif and wasn't at all loud.

Service was a little slow, especially for the lunch crowd, and the waiter a little surly, perhaps at Kiki's they want you to have an authentic French dining experience LOL

Kiki's is located in a rather isolated spot in River North. I walked there from the north loop and didn't feel unsafe even though I was really the only pedestrian around but had it been evening I would have taken a cab. They have "free" valet parking if a parking spot is not readily available.

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Favorite Dish: I tried the Steak Pomme Frites, it was good but I have had better in Chicago at Mon Ami Gabi in Lincoln Park and also at N9NE on Randolph (although they do regular fries instead of the thin crisp frites that Kiki's has).

My dining companions had French onion soup which looked pretty tasty, duck with mixed greens and roasted lamb. They seemed to enjoy their selections.

Address: 900 N. Franklin
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: Access from the south from Chicago Avenue, two blocks west of North La Salle Blvd.
Phone: 312.335.5454
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 4
Theme: French

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 31, 2004
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