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Amuse

1421 Arch St., Le Meridien Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 422-8222
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Ranked #236 of 3,741 Restaurants in Philadelphia
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Broad and 15th
Description: Amuse is a chic bar & brasserie in the luxe boutique hotel, Le Meridien. Chef Dan Black serves up traditional, French bistro fare including classics such as onion soup gratinee, salad nicoise, lobster bouillabaisse & extraordinary signature steak frites. The kitchen also cures all of its charcuterie meats, including veal violet mustard sausage, duck prosciutto & fruitwood-smoked bacon. The open, sexy & inviting bar offers a range of specialty cocktails carefully crafted and changing seasonally.
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English first
Philadelphia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We had 2 dining experiences and the food and service was just delightful. The menu was well done with special twists and I would highly recommmend. Atmosphere was ok but food & servers took to it to another level

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Saint Davids, Pennsylvania
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19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to see some wonderful art. Happened to see the hotel Le Meridian and low and behold Amuse Restaurant. Had the Cobb Salad. Presentation was amazing, tasted great. It was deconstructed. The staff were so knowledgeable and friendly.

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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249 reviews 249 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at le meridian before leaving for vacation to start the vacation early. I bought a travelzoo voucher for dinner at amuse on a whim. Boy am I glad I did. We had the most amazing dinner. Our Asian server ( I forget his name) was wonderful and full of suggestions that got us more for our money with... More

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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199 reviews 199 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Had dinner with spouse and friends as part of Philly Restaurant Week. had a drink at the crowded bar and then moved on to dinner. The Restaurant Week menu had something for everyone. Salads and soup to start. Our party sampled all the offerings, sea bass , steak frites and duck. desserts were very good. all meals very nicely presented... More

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Berwyn, PA
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We were lured to a visit Amuse with a Groupon deal. 2 drinks, 1 app and 2 entrees. Turned out to a full drink list but was carefully explained that it included all the drinks but only a small 6 oz pour of wine... however all other drinks on the menu were included. A well made Knob Creek Manhattan for... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This French Bistro has the best bread brought to your table hot in a paper bag. Last time we were there for dinner 10/28/13, the bread was just OK. The food, usually good was not hot. Onion soup and steak frittes were warm, my salad and main dish were not memorable. The creme brulee was delicious. The room is lovely,... More

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews 86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My hubby had the lobster bisque. It was VERY, VERY rich. We each had the hangar steak with fries. The steak was superb. The fries were greasy. They brought us a side of baby brussel sprouts that we did not order & they charged us for them. We both ordered dessert. They brought my husband his, but, completely forgot about... More

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NYC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Because we were a group, we had a limited menu from which to make a selection. I opted for a pistou-like soup which was okay and salad which was okay but nothing special. I would have thought this would have been more of a show-stopper. The lobby and building features are worth checking out and the bar looked like it... More

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Michigan
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133 reviews 133 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Illy coffee, good service, nice selection of breakfast food. I had french toast for $14, and the American breakfast that included juice and coffee was $17. No buffet, just menu items.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Superb French cuisine; fresh ingredients prepared expertly and delivered timely. Reasonable portions. Servers are knowledgeable and very friendly. Highly recommend for a lovely, upscale French dining experience.

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