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La Petite Folie

1504 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615-5504
+1 773-493-1394
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“apple tart” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
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French, European
1504 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615-5504
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 friends met for a weekday lunch at this small, sophisticated yet comfortable French restaurant. The lunch menu offers salads, omelets, flatbreads, a burger, crepes and a few other items. My 3-egg omelet had a mushroom and gruyere cheese filling that was tasty. Chopped tomatoes...More

Thank CultureVulture60657
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Went with a few good friends. The place is nice and quiet. Surprised for not so crowded. The place was very nice. The prix frix menu ends are 6:30, the time we got there. The restaurant let us still order that. All dishes looked great....More

Thank yuanwai
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I've eaten there several times and the food has always been excellent, especially the lucious desserts.. (The restaurant is recommended by the Guide Michelin.) The decor is elegant and subdued, with tasteful fresh flowers. The place is relaxed and conversation-friendly. The staff is helpful. (A...More

Thank Eleanor H
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I saw the raving reviews and the menu looked good, and the food was good but not amazing. It is a very quiet, cozy place. Rather rare these days but they played classical music! The service was fast and reasonably friendly though not warm. The...More

1  Thank UE_DC64
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This a a hidden gem that is located in Hyde Park's Harper's Square. The restaurant offers a high end dining experience without all of the fanfare and high expectations of your typical high end restaurant. The wait staff is incredible and there to serve. Very...More

Thank Myetta N
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I arrived at the restaurant before it opened having come directly from the airport. I sat in the courtyard in front of the restaurant where there was a delightful breeze. Once the restaurant opened, I got rid of my luggage. Shortly thereafter some of my...More

Thank Voyager2480
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The food was fantastic. My daughter had the smoked duck appetizer and the roasted duck entree, I had the whole trout. This place is worth the trip and a bargin on the price

Thank janecS1001XO
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had a very good meal, with a fine wine that went well with the magnet de canard and an enjoyable apple tart. The service was very good.

1  Thank niccolo
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The house still had several tables with people dining but we were turned away. I have been to this place several times in past years and wanted a nice lunch for my brother and sister -in-law and myself. we had had a rough day already...More

Thank janecS1001XO
Reviewed 7 February 2017

What should have been an enjoyable family dinner was somewhat ruined by our indifferent waiter and his poor service. We were looking forward to going to this classy looking restaurant with the white linen tablecloths and fine glass stemware. As we approached the restaurant, tucked...More

3  Thank Gary R
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1504 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615-5504
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-493-1394
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