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Menu

DINNER À LA CARTE
TAVERN FARE
Escargots
dijon-crème fraiche, pearl onion
USD 11
Pommes Frites
USD 5
Foie Gras
brandied fig, toaste hazelnut
USD 21
Mussels
coconut milk, lemongrass, vadouvan curry
USD 18
Steak Tartare
bone marrow vinaigrette, pommes frites
USD 15
Calamari
olive oil, lemon, chili flake
USD 9
Cheese Board
USD 18
DINNER À LA CARTE
GARDEN
Grilled Leek Salad
frisée, pistachio vinaigrette
USD 13
Socca
chickpea pancake, piperade
USD 12
Salade Verte
house vinaigrette
USD 10
Swiss Chard Croquettes
herb aioli
USD 9
Brussels Sprouts
harissa chevre
USD 8
Sweet Potato Gratin
bechamel, breadcrumb
USD 10
DINNER À LA CARTE
MEAT & POTATOES
Tavern Burger
lettuce, cheese, house aioli pommes frites
USD 15
Steak Frites
bordelaise sauce, maitre d' butter
USD 23
Pork Belly
parsnip purée, roasted carrot jus
USD 19
Duck of the Day
see chalkboard for details
USD 24
DRINKS
HOUSE COCKTAILS
STIRRED
Adonis
fino sherry, blanc vermouth, rhubarb bitters
USD 12
Bywater
anejo rum, green chartreuse, averna, falernum
USD 14
Sazerac
rye whiskey, demerara, bitters, absinthe
USD 12
Negroni Normand
old tom gin, pommeau, campari
USD 13
Suze Martini
plymouth gin, dry vermouth, blanc vermouth, suze
USD 13
SHAKEN
El Gaucho
mezcal, pineapple, calvados, sfumato
USD 13
Modern Cocktail No. 3
blended whisky, lime, swedish punsch, salers aperitif
USD 12
Marseille, after noon
ricard pastis, pistachio orgeat, lime, sparkling wine
USD 12
Keen as Mustard
vodka, lemon, dandelion green, genepy
USD 12
Sour 376
blended scotch, pedrio ximenez sherry, lemon, E.W.
USD 13
SODA
$5. Make it boozy! $11
yuzu - ginger - mint
USD 5
grapefruit - rosemary - vanilla
USD 5
About
The Good King Tavern is a cozy neighborhood spot located in the heart of Bella Vista at 7th & Kater. With a casual French inspired menu, daily chalkboard specials, classic cocktails, draft beers and wines by the glass, bottle & pichet, there is something for any and everyone to enjoy. *All-day Sunday menu is first come, first serve. Call ahead for reservations for parties of 6 or more.
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $40
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Bar, French, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed February 29, 2020

We were very happy with our food and service! It was a first time visit and we now plan to return again as we had such a nice time and wonderful meal. Tahnk you!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

Went to the tavern on a Saturday night with a friend before a show. Service was attentive and helpful answering questions. Nice, relaxed venue. It was crowded but not too noisy. Pretty standard French bistro offerings, but several with a little ‘flair’ to them. We...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 26, 2019

The Good King Tavern, located on a corner a block off South Street, is popular and crowded even on weeknights, so we were happy to get a table in the dimly-lit back room. Service was somewhat slow because our server was constantly moving at a...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 9, 2019

We came in on a cold night, and the creaky wood floors and wonderful food charmed us. The service was great, and so were the cocktails.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

For dinner we had cocktails and wine and get ordering small plates till we were filled. Love eating this way and it’s a good place for this. The main negative is that the food and dining area are just a little rough/raw for the price...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 2, 2019 via mobile

This was a pretty cool experience they had a lot going on with flavors of the food and presentation with interesting drinks to choose from. Our adult family had a great time sampling different craft cocktails and appetizers. With both indoor/outdoor seating and our really...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2019

Short couple of days in Philly and spent some time finding a restaurant that we would both love. FOUND it. Husband started with a drink, a sazarac. It was perfect, I had to try it because he was raving. I had the rose wine with...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Found this place on the walk back to the hotel as a rest-stop and went back for dinner that night after reading the menu. All these vacations roaming the streets of Philly and only discovered this place now - where have you been all my...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

This place is my new favorite! Everything... I mean e-v-e-r-y detail was met with the utmost strive...arrived to perfection. Started with escargot.The tender snail with a delicious sauce made me want to lick the plate! Then the duck wings. OMG!! I didn't even expect to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

On a beautiful day, I stopped for dinner and sat at a table outside. The four tables in the area and rice that were full. The server was it attentive throughout the meal. She had some very helpful suggestions and knew the menu well. I...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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