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Amuse

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1421 Arch St., Le Meridien Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (Between Broad and 15th)
+1 215-422-8222
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for Christmas dinner. It was a pre-fixed holiday meal. There was no kids menu. My boys had to join us with the pre-fixed meal. The lobster bisque was great. The rest of the meal was about 3 out of 5 stars.

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Thank Hirashiki
Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
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110 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

I was here for lunch with colleagues. The space is very beautiful and the ambiance is relaxed and calm. The service was friendly enough and quick. But the food was underwhelming. There wasn't anything special to the menu. I had a burger and I could have had it elsewhere just as good but cheaper.

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Thank inmyflipflops
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

I chose this restaurant for my birthday with the family. When we arrived, we were a little taken aback because the seating is pretty much in the lobby of the hotel Meridien, with no designation or sign leading to the restaurant. There was, however, a cozy fireplace which looked and felt welcoming. The server was condescending and flip, but the... More 

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Thank IZV
Basel, Switzerland
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at the hotel once, and this is how I found this place about a year ago. Today I was I Philadelphia again and had to get the Lobster bouillabaisse, and it was great. Surprising few people, so the waiters are very attentive. A bit pricy, but so are many similar restaurants. I will be back

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Thank TokePetersen
Houston, Texas
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129 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

I had a business breakfast here. The service was great. The food choices were good, too. Everything from eggs to french toast to omelettes. We were going to make it easy on the server and have him split the check evenly 6 ways. Instead, he wanted to split by person, so I thought that was nice of him to do... More 

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Thank kkg003
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

The food was mediocre at best and the service was subpar so if you are in this area find another place to eat! The skate that I ordered had a funky taste to it so they replaced it with a cheap peace of flank steak which was no better but at least edible. Deserts had so much sugar that you... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

During Restaurant Week in Philly, the participating restaurants usually provide a simpler menu with smaller portions. Often those portions are so small that I call them "a tasting menu," because I leave the restaurant feeling hungry and somewhat cheated. This was NOT the case at Amuse, where four of us had dinner during this month's Restaurant Week. My husband and... More 

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Thank LoveParkLady
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Breakfast is a little pricy, but compared to the quality in the surrounding restaurants and coffee bars a lot better!!

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Thank DJR188590
Laguna Beach, California
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Ate lunch there and food and service were both good. Ambience is lacking but menu at both the bar and the restaurant were interesting and the appetizers were good. Would recommend the restaurant as good if one desires to eat at the hotel while staying there....This is a convenience location rather than a destination restaurant.

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Thank dsriff
Princeton, New Jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The last time I saw a mouse in a hotel was at the Pulitzer in Amsterdam about ten years ago. Tonight I was sitting at the lobby bar and a mouse runs throughout the lobby! I was thinking that I would not be hard on this hotel. But this incident pushed me over the edge. The bartender didn't even seem... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
French, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1421 Arch St., Le Meridien Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19102
    (Between Broad and 15th)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-422-8222
  • This restaurant is at Le Meridien Philadelphia
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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