Michael Mina's Chicago Debut
Inspired by Parisian culture, Margeaux Brasserie is a celebration of french cuisine featuring regional, Midwestern ingredients. Margeaux Brasserie offers guests the ambiance of an established brasserie in Paris, encouraging you to celebrate at the distinguished bar with glasses of fine wine, relax in the lounge while savoring cocktails and hor d'oeuvres or enjoy a Gold Coast destination brunch in the dining room with friends.
Margeaux Brasserie embraces the culture and feel of dining at a Parisian café, with the focus and details of a modern craft kitchen, within the comforts of Chicago's Gold Coast. This classic French brasserie experience offers a robust selection of raw seafood, with daily crudo selections and chef's selection of oysters, alongside time-honored French staples like escargot à la bordelaise, tomato tatin, heritage chicken roti, dover sole meuniere and foie gras parfait.
The beverage program pays tribute to the café culture of Paris through an impressive wine and spirits collection, as well as a dynamic cocktail program that utilizes fresh ingredients with a section devoted to classically French cocktails. Offering:
- French & US wines
- A roving champagne cart offering rotating selections on a nightly basis
- Local and regional brews on tap, as well as in bottles and cans
- Imported beer from France
- A spirits collection boasting an impressive collections of Cognac and Pineau des Charentes, a regional French aperitif.
Daily Happy Hour Offerings from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in Margeaux Brasserie.
Everlasting Rosé Brunch
$30 Everlasting Rosé for Brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Meet the Team
Michael Mina and Brent Balika collaborate to create a menu of French staples.
Meet the Team
Michael Mina's story is one of two decades of influence, passion and achievement. With the October 2010 opening of MICHAEL MINA, his eponymous signature restaurant in San Francisco, Michael is at the helm at the same location (formerly AQUA) and city where he first established his culinary reputation 20 years ago.
With accolades including James Beard Foundation "Who's Who of Food & Beverage" inductee in 2013, Bon Appétit Chef of the Year 2005, San Francisco Magazine Chef of the Year 2005, as well as the International Food and Beverage Forum's Restaurateur of the Year 2005, Michael continues to dazzle the culinary world with bold dining concepts that have contributed to San Francisco's reputation as a world-class epicurean destination and made him an integral part of the dining scene across the country.
Michael's culinary and business vision led to the founding of MINA Group, with partner Andre Agassi in 2002. Under the auspices of MINA Group, he has opened more than 30 operations including MICHAEL MINA, CLOCK BAR, RN74, BOURBON STEAK, ARCADIA, STONEHILL TAVERN, STRIPSTEAK, WIT & WISDOM, PUB 1842, THE HANDLE BAR, MICHAEL MINA 74, PABU, THE RAMEN BAR, BOURBON PUB, LOCALE MARKET, BARDOT BRASSERIE, THE MINA TEST KITCHEN, FIREBIRD DINER, and PENROSE LOUNGE.