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1009 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4730
+1 215-965-8290
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1009 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4730
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

The service was good and the food, outstanding. We took advantage of the prix fix menu on Sunday afternoon--and it was one of the better Philly bargains. From the starter soup, which was delicate and delicious, through the courses, we had nothing but praise. The...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

It is a very small restaurant and it was very difficult to get a resv. I understand this is because many folks have standing regular reservations. And people are raving...She started with a cauliflower soup that was tasty, but not transcendent . i with the...More

Reviewed January 27, 2013

I went here last weekend with my family, wondering how I would manage to enjoy the city without baseball. The trip wasn't at all bad; we went to some great museums and experienced the beauty of urban life that we don't really have in the...More

Thank GoldPerson
Reviewed January 23, 2013

I've been to Bibou twice now and both times I've been extremely impressed by the care, creativity and deliciousness of the food. It's such a comfortable setting. There's no pretension. Just excellent food. The chef and owner comes out periodically to greet each and every...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed January 5, 2013

I've been meaning to try this restaurant since they opened. Tonight I finally got my chance & I can see why this establishment is consistently in the top ten lists for Philadelphia dining. The food is excellent from appetizers though dessert. Our party of four...More

2  Thank pookala
Reviewed December 14, 2012

Another TripAdvisor WINNER. Left Palm Springs inthe morning and could have been in France for dinner but really only a 30 minute walk from the downtown Marriott in Philly. French Onion Soup with thick broth, escargot in country broth not bathed in garlic, rabbit for...More

1  Thank Keffco
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Great place to visit for dinner. I am there once a month. It is true French cooking with sophistication,consistency, and wonderful atmosphere.

1  Thank Laserza
Reviewed December 1, 2012

After friends had been Raving about Bibou, I finally got the opportunity to join them for a Fabulous Dinner there. Their comments were "Did it live up to our Hype?", My response, "It Exceeded my expectations". This was definitely a Culinary Adventure "French Style". Serving...More

1  Thank ChefGaryCurry
Reviewed October 12, 2012

Who would have expected authentic French country cooking in the heart of South Philly? This tiny (32 seats), family-owned and -operated place delivers. The cuisine was innovative as well as delightful. For example, the escargot came not in the usual butter and garlic, but in...More

Thank mwhitespn
Reviewed October 8, 2012

The meal we had last evening was truly incredible. It was on Sunday, which is the only day they serve a $45 prix fixe menu. It started with a wonderful leek soup with steamed clams. You then had your choice of five appetizers, five entrees...More

7  Thank luvroma2
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John B
August 7, 2015|
Response from etradervic | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code.
John B
August 7, 2015|
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Response from nursecathy | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code but I would dress smart casual. dress pants; nice polo shirt; casual button down shirt; For ladies; dress slacks; nice blouse; skirt or dress. Depending on time of year a nice sweater or jacket to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-4730
  • Public Transportation: Septa buses
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-965-8290
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