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Lacroix at The Rittenhouse

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City Center West
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210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726 (19th & Walnut)
+1 215-790-2533
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love feeling like I'm treating myself to something special. This spot did it. I love brunch and I love being pampered. The food was unbelievably good, so much choice, such variety. It's a buffet style with multiply Food Rooms to pick from. When you get there they give you a tour of all the different choices and which room... More 

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Thank billy333
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear billy333, Thank you for this amazing review. We offer brunch on a weekly bases and on all major holidays. Please also join us for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even tea on your next visit to the Hotel. Sincerely, Sylvain More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brunch is my favorite meal. The dilemma of breakfast or lunch becomes enjoyable when you can have both, your way. This was an over the top experience. We loved it. The service was great but the food was sensational. Because the restaurant floor is not really large enough for serving all the food, the restaurant serves part of the buffet... More 

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

Dear Deb X, Thank you so much for this outstanding review! We are all delighted that you had a pleasant dining experience with us and look forward to your return. I shall be sure to pass on your gracious comments to Chef Cichon and the staff of Lacroix. Looking forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Sylvain More 

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129 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amenities are top notch. Charming setting right by the park. Lacroix dining experience is what you would expect excellent service and beautiful setting! The breakfast is buffet style which was something that I was not expecting for such a nice setting. Parking is available but it is valet service. I would recommend for a business meeting since you can actually... More 

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Thank Eforce1962
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear Eforce1962 Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent visit to the restaurant. I am delighted we were able to help make your dining experience memorable and enjoyable. Best Regards Sylvain More 

San Diego
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our dinner experience was excellent. They only offered a Menu Degustation for dinner but that was exactly what we were looking and it was excellent. The wine pairing was perfect. Thank you.

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

Dear TravelerWise Thank you for the accolades. I will pass along your compliments to the staff and especially Hai, our Beverage Director, which I am sure, will be delighted by your remarks. Sincerely, Sylvain More 

Philadelphia
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been multiple times. Absolutely the best Sunday brunch imaginable. Worth every penny of the unexpected price. Come hungry. Dinner is equally good, attention to detail, excellent service. A go to for business meetings or special events.

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

Dear Philly_opinion Thank you for your continuous patronage and for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your comments in regards of the food and service and we are all looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Sylvain More 

Ocean City, Md.
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We were here for brunch on Easter Sunday. Love this place. The service was outstanding. The food was unique. well presented and absolutely Delicious!. I loved the tour of the buffet stations those goes into the kitchens. Chef, waiter, bus boy, didn't matter were very gracious and helpful. I had fresh oysters, salmon smoked and baked, beef, scallop sausage, Bloody... More 

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

Dear oc pat, Thank you for your wonderfully detailed review of your Easter Brunch at Lacroix. We truly appreciate the feedback and are heartened to hear how much you enjoyed your experience. That said, I hope to see you again (and again and again!) soon. Sincerely, Sylvain More 

NJ
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2017

We have dined at Lacroix many times and it is still perfect. The food is creative and the flavor combinations are spectacular. We have the tasting menu with the wine pairing. They do an outstanding job with the pairings. The flavors of the food explode in your mouth when paired well. Every server was knowledgeable, and engaging. It was a... More 

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

Dear gerland Thank you for the wonderful review and your continuous patronage. We are very pleased to see how much you enjoyed our establishment, food, wine and most of all service... I look forward to sharing your review with our entire team. Thank you for taking the time to recognize our efforts and we are looking forward to your next... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Do not miss the Sunday Brunch....it is an experience in delicious food, fine service and diverse in season offerings. I have truly never been to one like this! It even takes you into all parts of the kitchen to different chef stations. I pity the poor pastry chef who has to spend the morning in the walk in freezer with... More 

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

Dear cricketboston Thank you so much for your kind word. I will make sure to keep an eye on the pastry Chef for you! Please note that our Brunch Buffet is available every Sunday and all major Holidays. Looking forward to your next visit Sincerely, Sylvain More 

Sweden
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363 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

I have been lucky to visit many nice places for brunch around the world. Lacroix has been one of my best brunch experiences ever. From a design/architectural perspective the place is not that special. However, the presentation of the food, the quality of the ingredients, the variety of dishes, and the professionalism of the staff, are all top notch. Reservations... More 

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

Dear rbravo Thank you for your endorsement and your raving reviews about our Brunch. Please join us for Tea, Lunch or Dinner or your next visit to Philadelphia. Sylvain More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

A fantastic tasting menu which in my view compares with any dining event I have had in London, Asia or New York - excellent Japanese Sea Bream and Maine Lobster with a pairing wine menu to match. I have not had anything before as interesting as the Chardonnay/Tocai Fruili or the Chateu Neuf white. The service from Christopher our head... More 

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

Dear Graeme S. Thank you for your kind words in regards of food and service. Chris is a very passionate and talented young man and I know he will be delighted by your comments. You also mention that the team gave you a tour of the kitchen so perhaps you should join us at our Chef Table next time in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$41 - $80
Cuisine
French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
    (19th & Walnut)
  • Public Transportation: PHLASH
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-790-2533
  • This restaurant is at The Rittenhouse Hotel
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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