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Retro Bistro

1746 W Golf Rd, Northwest Corner of Golf Rd. And Busse Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4071
+1 847-439-2424
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, American, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1746 W Golf Rd, Northwest Corner of Golf Rd. And Busse Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4071
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The ownership did an excellent presentation for this surprise birthday party? The food and service was outstanding. Thank you Chris, Lorraine and Cara and the rest of your staff for making this special event a memorable one

Thank howardelli
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Having just come back from 10 days in Paris, we were anxious to try the French restaurant in downtown Crystal Lake. My 14 year old ordered his favorite, escargot. He said they were "OK" but not as good as Paris and they were served with...More

Thank lhdive1
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was our first-time visit to this store-front restaurant, and were we ever pleasantly surprised! We stopped in for lunch.and were promptly greeted by very friendly staff and seated. The ambiance is what one would expect from a French bistro - simply-decorated, hardwood floors, and...More

Thank MidwestFred
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Have been to RetroBistro in Mount Prospect, Il. many times and it continues to be one of our favorites. Was just there to celebrate a friends birthday and all five of us raved about the food, four of the ladies had never been there and...More

Thank Traveler1941_11
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Good variety on the menu. I had tilapia and a salad, and it was all good. Food is on the fancier side, and portions aren't very big.

Thank CLK56
Reviewed 27 May 2017

My friend treated me to lunch here when it was my birthday and I loved it so much - 5 stars - that I treated her here today for her birthday. I ordered the same dish I previously thought great, chicken dijonaisse, and still enjoyed...More

Thank SvenskaflickaIL
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A very friendly place. There is something on the menu for every taste and a fixed price menu that is very reasonable. The vegetable patte is excellent.

Thank 415roberti
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the strip mall location. This place is superb. Some of the best food you will ever eat.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had a wonderful time on Easter. The menu had ample selections for the $45.00 price fixed option. Every course was better than our expectations. Our server was also a pleasure. They are updating their wine list, so all selections weren't available, but our waiter...More

Thank Jerseyguy314
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Normally I am not one to like cuisine dishes. I don't see the need for artistic food. Food is food. But here at Retro Bistro the plates of food were appealing visually and there was enough to full my tummy and entice my taste buds....More

Thank Ann K
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Questions & Answers
12 November 2016|
Response from nickinudge | Property representative |
Hello at lunch we have sandwiches and different specials including a 3 course pre fix for 25 dollars . Hope this help!
30 October 2016|
Response from nickinudge | Property representative |
sure you can go to our website or I can take it right now!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1746 W Golf Rd, Northwest Corner of Golf Rd. And Busse Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4071
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
  • Phone Number: +1 847-439-2424
  • E-mail
Hello! We are a family owned Bistro! We have been in Mount Prospect for 26 years And recently opened another Retro Bistro in Crytstal Lake IL! Along with our son CJ ! Next generation! Hope you check us out! We are a "nicer" place without the higher pricing and stuffiness! Fun bar! Happy hour specials everyday!
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