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Lacroix at The Rittenhouse

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City Center West
French, Contemporary
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210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726 (19th & Walnut)
215-790-2533
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Center Point, Texas
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had been traveling for several days and needed something special. We stayed at The Rittenhouse and seldom eat where we stay as we seek out the special places elsewhere. However, I heard many good things about Lacroix from the locals with whom I met that day. It was very special! The attention to wine and very special food is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful place at the Rittenhouse (where we stayed) was a great meeting place for us to meet up with visitors -- quiet, posh, great service, owas okay too.

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

Dear Allen D, Thank you for your kind words and delightful review; it is always an honor to receive positive feedback. Sincerely, Sylvain More 

Paris, France
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was the first time that in USA (and we are living in ny) we had a perfect service with a very good cuisine. They deserve 2 Michelin stars, I really hope one day Michelin will arrive in Philly! They called us by our name during all the dinner, all the team was so regardful, the presentation was very beautiful... More 

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Thank helena1212
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this review

Dear helena1212, It is my hope that someone from the Michelin Guide will be reading your review!! I will share your comments with the team, which I know will be encourage by your remarks. A très bientôt, Sylvain More 

Bayport, New York
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a delicious meal! The wine pairings were perfect accents to each course of the tasting menu. It was an exciting culinary journey perfect for a birthday celebration! One of the best restaurants I have been to.

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

Dear Lara L, Our beverage and culinary team work hand in hand daily to create what we believe to be the best pairing to compliment Chef Cichon's cooking. I am so glad you were able to experience it firsthand and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. Sylvain More 

London
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Sunday Brunch and from the moment we arrived to the moment we left we were very well looked after. At $75 per head, it isn't a casual affair and we could have gorged ourselves on high quality fare. The Brunch is set out as help yourself with different stations for appetizers, deserts and sushi with the main courses... More 

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

Dear Mrs_atoz, Brunch at Lacroix is certainly a very unique culinary experience, with enough station to please everyone's palate. Thank you for joining us and posting your review. Sylvain More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This brunch is excellent! From stone crabs, shrimp and oysters to smoked salmon, skirt steak and duck, it is a must for a special occasion! The chocolate pot de Creme with gran marnier was a highlight for dessert. The service however, was horrible. They poured me coffee and didn't bring cream, so I had to ask after about 8 minutes.... More 

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

Dear 944Jeannine, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and bringing this to my attention. I am truly sorry that your entire dining experience did not meet your expectations; please accept my sincere apologies. Service is something we take very much to heart and I will certainly follow up with our food & beverage team to correct... More 

Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chef Chicon is the premier man behind the scenes, cooking masterpieces. Sylvain Briens is the cosmopolitan dining manager. My major complaint is the hostility of the staff towards handicapped people. I have Diabetes II, and at buffets, I need assistance by the wait staff in obtaining platters, as I must sit because of circulation problems in my feet. In my... More 

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Thank Ronald S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We were at Lacroix on Saturday, August 13th for the 9 course tasting and wine pairing dinner. We started with the Caviar service. Everything was incredible including the service. Then to top off the night, we were taken back to our hotel in a beautiful Jaguar, complments of the hotel/restaurant. Thanks again Lacroix. Wade and Charlie

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

Dear Charles V, Thank you for your raving review. The caviar service was re-introduced a few month ago; such a special and rare offering nowadays and we are so glad you were able to enjoy it first-hand. Looking forward to your next visit. Sylvain More 

Houston, Texas
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125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

What a beautifully elegant restaurant in a very regal part of town. While very busy when you enter, immediately upon sitting at your table you are immediately transformed to a different place in time. By the way, don't be fooled by your first impression...the place is huge. The service is impeccable, and the food is very satisfying. It was too... More 

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

Dear Stephanie L, Thank you for your kind words in regards of the food and especially the service. Please note that at Lacroix, we continuously strive to meet your needs and expectations; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Enjoy the rest of your summer. Sylvain More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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283 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Situated at the Rittenhouse Hotel at Rittenhouse Square, Lacroix offers French and contemporary European cuisine. It has a beautiful traditional French decor. We have been there for lunch and dinner before, but this time for brunch. They have a wonderful Sunday brunch. Due to space constraints, they had to lay out some of the dishes in the kitchen. Eggs Benedict,... More 

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

Dear TravelLily007 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other Trip Advisor users. We truly appreciate your kind review and we are all looking forward to welcoming you back soon. A très Bientôt. Sylvain More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
Cuisine
French, Contemporary
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
Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings
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: 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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