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Cafe Matou - 18 Reviews - 1846 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, Chicago, IL - Restaurants Reviews - Phone (773) 384-8911

Cafe Matou

1846 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 384-8911
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We moved to Chicago from NY in 2006, and have settled into Cafe Matou as our favorite bistro in the city. It's a 20 minute drive for us from Gold Coast, but worth it. Charlie is...


Not the worst French restaurant but not the best. Maybe it was an off night, but the food was so-so and our order got mixed up. For the same price, in the same neighborhood, I'...

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Country classic cuisine francaise 4/16/2006

Gentrified Bucktown is filling with restaurants as well as boutiques and other small shops, and one of the best cafes is this charming double storefront, whose intimate, chandeliered dining room holds only 51. Chef Charlie Socher, who was a professor of economics in his earlier career, apprenticed at two highly rated restaurants in France. He describes his Matou menu as "bourgeoisie" -- a hybrid of classic and country French cuisine. C'est magnifique! more
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  • The Scene
    A quiet, charming find on a gritty stretch of Milwaukee Avenue. Step through tied curtains from the front bar into the main dining room, where welcoming green leather chairs,...

  • 5/10/2004 Provided by Citysearch

Additional information

  • Hours:

    Tue-Thu 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm Sun 5pm-9pm
  • Payments:

    American Express, Diner's Club, Discover, Master Card, Visa
  • Neighborhoods:

    North Side, Bucktown