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Creperie Saint Germain

1512 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL
+1 312-375-4665
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“crepes” (38 reviews)
“onion soup” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1512 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the peach and champagne crepe. While the fruit and the pecans were good, after awhile the food is just too sweet. The atmosphere is fine. The prices are reasonable.

Thank joe-chicago-23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a warm Friday night in the middle of the greater Maple Ave. area near all the restaurants and the movie theater, I went out for french food. IT'S LEGIT. I know someone who has been to France and says the food here is just...More

Thank Elliott P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Although the atmosphere is very French and cute, the Croque Monsieur special was really horrible. It was supposed to be a white meat chicken with mushroom croque but the chicken was tiny shreds of dark meat in a gloppy sauce on very thick soggy bread...More

Thank Charlotte G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We've been coming here since it's soft opening years ago. I love the atmosphere of the place. It is small, but that's the point of the French Creperie. The fries are amazing! They have a kids menu. The croque madame is enormous. Individual French press...More

Thank ldombeck
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My family visited here twice for brunch and we loved it both times. Everything has been delicious, but we particularly enjoyed the Normande crepe and Pain Perdu (french toast on the brunch menu) while the beer tallow French fries are to die for. Other dishes...More

Thank tigrr49
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We have decided to start an international restaurant tour this spring and start with the world's favorite food - French cusine. Creperie Saint-Germain in Evanston was wonderful, worldly and well within anyone's budget. Both savory and sweet crepes were outstanding. Service was attentive and personal...More

Thank Vance d
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

..small restaurant but it's has a nice ambiance inside and they also have chairs and table outside..

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We found this place by chance and had dinner there while visiting NWU. It is a cozy place with unique European decoration. The crepes were so good that we waned to come back the next day. Unfortunately it was a Sunday and we were told...More

Thank qpwo
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very good food though they are not very religiously sticking to the breton traditional tastes. Eggs were certainly too hard, and are typically served inside the crepe rather than on top of it. Having said that, a nice and cozy place. A bottle of cider...More

Thank TJCZ1
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It was a delicious French experience – starting with strong cappuccino and ending with tasty dessert crepes. Add a bit of French songs and you forget that you’re in the middle of Evanston. The menu selection is pretty big and offers a nice choice even...More

Thank lovetotravelIl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1512 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 312-375-4665
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