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“Nice touch”
Review of Bank Lane Bistro - CLOSED

Bank Lane Bistro
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: American, French
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Restaurant details
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Deerpath and Bank Lane, One Block East of Forest
Chicago, Illinois
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101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“Nice touch”
Reviewed 26 January 2012

Went here on a wimp and was surprised how good it actually was.
Service was outstanding and they were very kind and attentive, and helpful.
They fully understood that our children wanted to share a regular entre and not eat from the kids menu, and they were more than happy to split the dish. I like when they kitchen actually does that - it is an extra service but very kind of them.
The food was deliciously plated and cooked well.
A little pricey for the portion sizes but all in all a very good service.

  • Visited October 2011
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1 Thank dkrejser
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4 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Montreal, Canada
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 19 September 2011

It has been a while since I last visited Bank Lake Bistro. It is not among the regular restaurants we go to when visiting family. I forgot what a wonderful menu they have.
The service, atmosphere, wine selction and quality of food is up there at the very top.
I recommend it highly.

  • Visited September 2011
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Thank Montreal246
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Chicago
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent food, excellent service, very elegant atmosphere”
Reviewed 29 September 2006

We had a wonderful meal at this restaurant with some friends from out of town. The service was fantastic.
Some of the meals had ingredients that a person wouldn't typically think would go together well -- but I'm here to tell you: they DO go together splendidly! The Chef certainly knows his craft well, and you can tell by his creativity with food that this type of job is something he loves doing.
All in all it was a fantastic dining experience, and we will definitely return to this restaurant.

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2 Thank SusieQusie
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