Gemini Bistro
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Gemini Bistro

2075 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
(773) 525-2522 serving: North Side, Lincoln Park
open:Tue-Thu 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm Sun 5pm-9pm

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
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Restaurants, Dressy Casual, Dine At The Bar, Bar Scene, $$$, Business Dining, Date Spot, Traditional American, Mastercard Accepted, Special Occasion Dining, Notable Chef, Local Favorite, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, Brunch, Bistros, American Express Accepted, Quiet, Upscale Casual Dining, Romantic Dining,

The Low Down

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The Extras: Although the ambiance is decidedly upscale, there is a kids' menu with options that would fall within any tyke's comfort zone: mac 'n' cheese, chicken fingers, a peanut butter and jam sandwich. There are even four "kiddie cocktails," including a Shirley Temple and house-made fruit punch.

What to Drink: In a somewhat confusing move, the cocktail list is broken down by type of glassware. Still, it demands attention: The Velvet Old Fashioned improves upon the classic whiskey drink with a float of Cointreau that imparts a slightly sweeter and more pronounced orange flavor.

Know Before You Go: Don't come here on a diet. While the menu does offer a fair number of salads and fish options, the restaurant's real specialty is the kind of rich, comforting food that demands abandoning all calorie-counting.

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