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1421 Arch St., Le Meridien Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 422-8222
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Ranked #380 of 3,806 Restaurants in Philadelphia
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, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We went on a groupon and had a good meal. The waiter was slow and overworked, which was amazing since there were only four tables occupied the whole night. The atmosphere is hard and I would imagine it to be quite noisy if fully occupied.

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PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We used a Groupon to check out this restaurant and enjoyed every part of the meal. We had lobster salad and spinach salad to start, scallops and steak frites entrees and mixed berry Napoleon and vanilla ice cream for dessert. All the ingredients were fresh and everything was delicious and prepared well. Although our waiter rushed as he went from... More 

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Manhattan
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104 reviews 104 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I was torn how to rate this restaurant. The décor is very chic and contemporary. The servers are very nice if overworked. The food is good but not great. All in all, this was a pleasant experience. But somehow not special. If you have time, because the service is slow, it could be enjoyable. The problem is that the level... More 

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Fremont, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had heard good things about this French Bistro and we were not disappointed. It is located in a nice area in Downtown Philadelphia inside the hotel Le Meridien, It seats about 40 people. The decor is simple and elegant: white square tables with simple chairs. The chandeliers are very contemporary and I loved looking at them. We had a... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

this is not an inexpensive hotel restaurant, but rather a fine dining experience that is an excellent choice even for those not staying in the hotel. the decor is beautiful with giant " bubble" chandeliers. the fresh pea ravioli was so tasty! i had the lamb 2 ways, loin & shank, with polenta- fabulous! best part of meal- fresh hot... More 

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New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner with another couple and had a great time. The food was excellent and service was very attentive and timely. We had a reservation but met our friends at the bar. They were very accommodating and held our table for us until we were ready. We started off with the crab and lobster, the ravioli, and the foie... More 

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CT
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was staying at the hotel and having walked around the Neighborhood towards china town I decided I wasn't in the mood for Asian food so ended up back at my hotel. The menu is nice. Cocktails enticing (I only had wine). Caesar salad was lovely and fresh and very tasty croutons (weird to comment on that I know!). It... More 

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Hamilton, NJ
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301 reviews 301 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
340 helpful votes 340 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have recently stopped at Amuse for a breakfast. We don't know whether there is a separate area for dinner, for the one we had our breakfast at is, at its best, a half-walled-off part of the hotel's lobby. Amuse offers a relaxed seating, the big windows provide a nice view to Philadelphia City Hall and the surrounding area, but... More 

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Philadelphia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 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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Additional Information about Amuse

Address: 1421 Arch St., Le Meridien Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone Number: (215) 422-8222
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: French

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