LM Bistro represents a modern French bistro in the heart of River North. Chef de Cuisine Ben Reaves’ executes sophisticated cuisine that appeals to the most simple of palates to world-class food lovers alike. Chef’s preparations are simple, approachable and authentic to French cuisine and Euro-style dining.

General Manager Jasper Nowell delivers elevated and seamless service to ensure our guests receive prompt attention and humble gratitude. Jasper’s service standards, paired with his vast wine knowledge is a marriage guaranteed to create a memorable experience time after time.

The décor features warm wood tones, dark grays and French chalkboard art in a modern, loft-like setting where vintage chandeliers playfully hang from the ceiling. A full bar seats 10 and offers menus of specialty cocktails, an attractive wine list featuring French and American varietals and a quaint beer selection. Overall, the bistro is intimate and charming and is ideal for a quiet dinner for two or a large cocktail reception for any celebration. We also feature a small patio in the summer and semi-private and private dining options.

Live music can be enjoyed on Friday and Saturday nights. We feature an array of genres, including jazz, blues, standards, American Songbook and so on. Limited seating is available, so please call to secure your reservation in advance.

LM Bistro is owned and operated by husband and wife Stephan and Nicole Outrequin Quaisser, and is named after the couple’s children, Luc and Mary.

LM French Bistro Restaurant Chicago
LM French Bistro Restaurant Chicago
LM French Bistro Restaurant Chicago
LM French Bistro Restaurant Chicago
LM Bistro French Restaurant Chicago
LM French Bistro Restaurant Chicago
LM Bistro French Restaurant Chicago
LM French Bistro Restaurant Chicago