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Lacroix at The Rittenhouse

210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726 (City Center West)
215-790-2533
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Ranked #15 of 3,806 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
Neighborhood: City Center West
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 19th & Walnut
Transit: PHLASH
Description: Located in the prestigious Rittenhouse Hotel, gazing over downtown Philadelphia's most elegant square, Lacroix has become a landmark in its own right. Romantic and evocative, our dining room beckons with the luminous glow of candlelight. Indulge your palate in our world-class menu, composed of the freshest ingredients.
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English first
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

So we were here for a private Birthday luncheon, and it was fabulous. The service is over and BEYOND wonderful! Cocktails and hors d' oeuvres were absolutely amazing, served on giant slices of wood plank or on a bed of seeds or in little spoons, just great presentation. Lunch was perfect! The squash soup light and creamy at the same... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went a breakfast on a wednesday morning. Usually we go over the weekend and order a la carte. For the week days they have a buffet and a la carte. Both of us decided to get the buffet. Next time I would skip that and do the a la carte again. My boyfriend on the other hand loved and... More 

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Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear jojoruss, Thank you for sharing your experience with others and for taking the time to post your review. See you soon. Kind Regards, Sylvain More 

Philadelphia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Had the 4 course Prix Fixe dinner on New Year's Eve. One of the best meals I ever had. Never ordered a steak med/rare in my life but did that night on Chef's recommendation and it was best steak I ever had! Service was exemplary! Atmosphere was festive and fun.

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Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear Minkey13, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your tasting menu and please join us again soon. Happy New Year! Sylvain More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Brunch was interesting, not sure I liked going into the kitchen for food, service was very good and some of the food was excellent but I expected more for the price, not sure I would go back for brunch, have eaten lunch and dinner here and had a better experience.

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Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear Karen M. Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your Brunch. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Lacroix, we continuously strive to meet your needs and expectations; therefore your feedback is very important to us. I will love to hear a little... More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Brunch is amazing, the french twist and half price bottles of champagne are great, but I love the fact that you actually go into the kitchen with the chefs for the main brunch courses!!! One of my favorite places in the world for brunch!!!

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Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear Truth 1978, Thank you for your kind words in regards of the Brunch. Your comments are much appreciated! Sincerely. Sylvain More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We didn't expect it, but had a great meal here. American hotels are not noted for their food. This was a wonderful surprise. Had both breakfast and dinner.

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Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear Gail K. Thank you for joining us at the restaurant for both Breakfast and Dinner during your stay at the Rittenhouse. Looking forward to your next visit. Kind Regards. Sylvain More 

Annandale, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Clearly one of the best dining experiences my wife and I had enjoyed on our recent visit to Philadelphia. We had chosen to four course dining option and every selection we had chosen for each course was absolutely impressive. A skilled an proud staff is evident and they perform to each other's expectations and seek to please as well as... More 

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Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear alsiano, Thank you for recommending us to others and for taking the time to post this review. Happy Anniversary! Kind Regards Sylvain More 

Queens, NY
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We were there for their $75pp Sunday brunch. The cold appetizers were well made and delicious, presented beautifully. The hot entrees were in the kitchen, and they let you into the kitchen to get them, they weren't as good as the appetizers, a little over cooked in my opinion. The services were excellent, kitchen and service staff were very attentive.... More 

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Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear TerenceT We appreciate your review regarding your recent brunch experience. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. In regards of the hot food, I will share your comments with the culinary team. Moving forward we will make sure to maintain the consistency of the food that you have come to expect at lacroix. Thank you again for... More 

Manchester Township, New Jersey
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here last night and it was wonderful. The place is expensive but worth every dollar. Service was superb as was the food. The setting is very attractive overlooking Rittenhouse Square. Thank you for making our evening special.

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Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear DEL1_11 Thank you for posting your review of your recent visit at Lacroix. Looking forward to your next visit and Happy Anniversary. Sincerely, Sylvain More 

dc
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Elegant, polished service made this evening memorable, more so than the food. The fixed-price menu offers 4 courses, with plenty of variety. The wine list is extensive and interesting. While the food was beautifully presented, I felt like every course had one ingredient too many, so that flavors were muddled. The kitchen seemed to be trying too hard. A good... More 

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Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear zitabb, Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Your points are very well taken in regard of the food. You should certainly expect perfection and I am truly sorry we have fallen short during your recent visit. Please ask for me personally next time you are in town. Looking forward to your next visit. Sylvain More 

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Additional Information about Lacroix at The Rittenhouse

Address: 210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
Phone Number: 215-790-2533
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: French, Contemporary

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