Vive La France: The Haute 5 French Restaurants in Chicago

With World Cup fever winding down and having just celebrated America’s birthday, global alliances are in full swing. Why not celebrate France’s day of reckoning with some amazing French dining in honor of Bastille Day?


Offering progressive French cuisine at its finest, Tru delivers fresh ingredients, bold creativity and artistic presentation. If you are in the mood for great food, try the collections pre-set tasting menus, ranging from six to nine courses. Hope you came hungry.

686 North Saint Clair Street 312.202.0001.

Les Nomades

Featuring Prix-Fixe platters in four or five delicious courses, your meal includes Plats Premiers, Deuxième, Les Poissons, and Les Viandes et Les Volailles selections. Mmm everything sounds sexier in French.

222 E. Ontario. 312.649.9010.


Hungary men seems to be a theme here and Bonsoiree is no exception. Offering four, seven of a patent-pending thirteen course meal entitled “Duck Duck Goose,” Bonsoiree goes rogue with no menu Sundays and crazy combination’s. Put your trust in Chef Shin Thompson to create a memorable and once in a lifetime meal.

2728 W Armitage Ave. 773.486.7511.


A distinctive blend of experiences from the main dining room, catering to those who crave an elegant meal, to more casual fare in the NoMI Lounge, Garden, and secluded Cellar on the Seventh – all offer a distinctive take on chef Christophe David’s palate-pleasing contemporary French cuisine interweaved with a global flair.

Park Hyatt 7th Floor, 800 N Michigan Ave. 312.239.4030.


Located on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, Chef/proprietor J. Joho’s world-renowned cuisine and award-winning wine list has earned Everest international recognition. With a seasonal tasting menu, pre-theatre menu and private dining, you’re in for a delicious night on the town.

One Financial Pl., 440 S. LaSalle St. 312.663.8920.