Authentic French Restaurant in Chicago, IL
Marchesa offers modern French & Continental cuisine by Chef Didier Durand and the still and sparkling wines that pair perfectly. The art-filled dining room, inspired by the Guggenheim in Venice, is filled with stunning sculptural art and makes the perfect environment for the rich, layered flavors of Marchesa's food. Starter courses for summer include a tropics-inspired mussels au coco, creamy burrata with sweet watermelon and a caesar Provencal with a delicate lemon vinaigrette. Entree dishes include a delicious risotto with peas, leeks and goat cheese, sublime steak frites, duck a l'orange, diver scallops and lamb chops with artichoke risotto.
Desserts like chocolate mousse with espresso creme anglaise, creme brûlée and chocolate pot de creme are offered, along with dreamy tiramisu and a savory cheese plate. A full complement of dessert wine, sherry, port, cognac and armagnac are also available to end a great meal. We look forward to the pleasure of your company!