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Petit Déjeuner.

Bistrot Margot ( is one of  Gareth’s and my favorite neighborhood spots. Located on Wells Street in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood, they serve up a variety of delicious French cuisine. Their dinner entrees can be a bit pricey, but their brunch menu is so affordable… and fabulous! Below are some of our favorite dishes.

TRADITIONNEL OEUFS BENEDICT: (I ordered without the Hollaindaise and potatoes) 2 poached eggs atop English muffin & Canadian bacon with Hollandaise, served with home style potatoes and haricots verts $7.95

BISTROT SALAD: Boston lettuce, spinach, bacon, egg, walnut vinaigrette $4.95

CROQUE MONSIEUR A LA MARGOT: Grilled country ham and Gruyere cheese served Parisian style with pommes frites $8.95


On Easter, they had a great prix fixe menu with three lovely courses. Below are some choices from that meal:

TARTE AU BRIE: Puff pastry topped with brie, served with asparagus and topped with a balsamic reduction.

LEG OF LAMB: Sliced and served with roasted potatoes and roasted vegetables.

ROASTED HAM: Served with sweet potato gratin and haricots verts in a mustard sauce.

PROFITEROLES: Made with vanilla ice cream and topped with rich chocolate sauce.

BREAD PUDDING: In a warm sauce made with Grand Marnier and topped with vanilla ice cream.

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