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Bistrot La Minette
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Ranked #48 of 4,611 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
Cross street: Bainbridge
Reviewed December 15, 2013

PETER Woolsey (CHEF OWNER) knows how to make a meal that tastes like it is being served in Paris===seasonings are spot on and menu items are so thought fully chosen for every occasion or al;a carte. Repeated visitsnever disappoint!

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Reviewed December 2, 2013

Bistrot La Minette wears many hats – it can be neighborhood bistro or a romantic date spot. A thoughtfully curated wine list is coupled with professional table tending to form a foundation for a memorable meal. Mussels with a tarragon crème sauce is totally evocative of a French fisherman’s lunch. While the rabbit with tagliatelle gets the word of mouth headlines, there are other choices to consider like duck, beef cheeks or lamb shank.

Cozy – and stylish with a pressed tin ceiling and rouge baguette seating. Seating hint: there are two (2) top tables in the front window and one slightly larger in the other window.

Don't spoil your meal with the bread - baked in house and served warm. But you might want to.

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Reviewed October 5, 2013

Just what we were looking for! A delightful bistro in Philadelphia. The decor is authentic as is the menu. Classic Parisian service (efficient) and wine list. Would definitely return.

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

This place has to be one of the best French restaurants in the city. We have been twice, once for a sadly now defunct movie-night in the garden, and the other time for a prix-fixe picnic menu for Bastille Day. We have always been super happy about the menu choices, presentation, and pricing. Come for a dinner with friends, or for a romantic dinner for two. And their house wine is really good for the price, so take advantage of a carafe.

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Reviewed September 29, 2013

Have eaten in many restaurants in many countries as you might see from my reviews. Including those in France - and Bistrot La Minette is a fabulous bistro - and wish it was in my neighborhood and could go frequently.

Friendly service and very knowledgeable about the food and wine. Great food. Nice wine choice.

Good cocktails using decent ingredients - we had a classic kir and one made with peach. lovely start to a summer evening meal

Had a simple green salad to start. Was so fresh and delicately dressed; a complete delight. For entree my partner had the rabbit and I had chicken. Both were excellent. And the tarte tatin for dessert was a lovely finish to the meal

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1  Thank MikeBirdman
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