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Abigail's American Bistro

493 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4704
+1 847-780-4862
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
493 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4704
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Prices are reasonable. This is truly a neighborhood place that treats us all like we are special! Our waitress forgot to give us our serving of their signature biscuits and when we mentioned it they sent us home with some!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Deborah K
Abigails B, General Manager at Abigail's American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback and the nice words - we look forward to hosting you again soon!

Reviewed 20 August 2018

A creative & delious menue. Always good & always presented well. They are very independent but when you have dinner there you understand why

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SAVVYTRAVLER456
Abigails B, Manager at Abigail's American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Surprising food.All the dishes were good. American fusion.. with an asian twist. Great service and atmosphere. Nice wine list.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sorella v
Abigails B, Manager at Abigail's American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to write about your experiences and look forward to hosting you again in the future.

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Wow, what great tasting food! Every dish we had was excellent, and the service was first rate! We had the roasted beats and ahi tuna crudo for our first course, and we had the Moroccan lamb kabobs and duck confit salad as second courses. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carl_CC_Rider
Abigails B, Manager at Abigail's American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We're very glad to hear that you and your guest were able to enjoy one of the few evenings we have here in Chicago to dine outside!

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

It was a beautiful day to sit outside. The service was excellent. The wait staff was efficient and friendly. The house made parmigiana crisps were delightful. My wife had the turkey burger and fries. She said it was moist, and very tasty. I have the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CubFan1948
Abigails B, General Manager at Abigail's American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Those perfect summer days are precious when they arrive! Thank you for spending part of yours with us here at Abigail's and wishing you many more this season.

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the atmosphere (small) good food and drinks. Usual changing menu. Experienced wait staff. Lovely evening.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 325stewarts
Abigails B, General Manager at Abigail's American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear of your experience and look forward to return.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Abigail's in Highland Park is a consummate bistro with an imaginative menu for lunch and dinner and a renowned mixologist worthy of any 'downtown' setting. The space is tight and the demand is steady and reservations are a must, especially for dinner and even more...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank scottagordonsg
Abigails B, Manager at Abigail's American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for your review and feedback! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 15 April 2018

After reading the great reviews we decided to go to Abigail’s for dinner on Friday. Unfortunately, our experience was not very good. Perhaps it was just a Bad Day. Both of our appetizers were very tasty and savory. We especially enjoyed the flat bread. However,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank 4FunWeTravel
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Only take early reservations at this small place with all sorts of sophisticated cuisine that those who like such places love to go. You will not be disappointed if you like memorable cuisine. The staff is well trained to kvell over each of the menu...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Marc1937
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The food at Abigail's is top notch with a regularly changing menu. This does mean that you cannot depend on the website menu. Our meals were perfectly prepared and included chicken vesuvius and salmon. Presentations were delightful and the lentil soup fantastic, almost a meal...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Afocus1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
5:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 493 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035-4704
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-780-4862
  • E-mail
Description
Philosophy/Mission: We strive to be an unpretentious neighborhood restaurant with profes-sional services, a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere, offering an affordable regional menu with honest and simple preparations. The decor evokes the character of its neighborhood. The soothing earth tones with splashes of color and creative organic finishes, wooden bistro chairs, long banquettes, and joint tables; all lend themselves to a vibrant social atmosphere. Informed and professional yet warm and relaxed...there is a sincere effort at Abigail's to educate our staff on all aspects of food and beverage culture. The staff at Abigail's goes to great lengths to make everyone feel at home, and well taken care of. Our philosophy was born from the love of pure flavor. Using ingredients at their best, capturing the essence of the season will be Abigail's mantra. Abigail's goes to great lengths to procure the best products and prepare them with respect, creating menu items with simple appeal and elevated technique.
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