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“Magical BYOB”
Review of Bibou

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Ranked #183 of 4,519 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
Cross street: Kimball
Transit: Septa buses
Reviewed March 11, 2014

An absolute must for foodies. I had the Fois Gras duo (both generous portions) and the Duck. The latter was particularly tender, and cooked to perfection, with a delicious red wine sauce. Service (a delightful gentleman from Stuttgart), was impeccable. Just remember to bring your own wine and cash! (The only negative was finding parking, but we found spaces on the other side of Washington far easier than right by the restaurant).

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Philly has a number of French bistros, all different styles. Bibou leans toward more classic style in terms of richness, but not overly heavy. I never pass up an invitation as reservations have to be made well in advance.

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Reviewed February 8, 2014

My wife and I live all of 35 miles from Center City but planned on spending the weekend in town after a Friday night show at the Kimmel Center. We somehow snagged a Sunday night reservation at Bibou on OT just two nights in advance. Everything about our meal confirmed why Bibou was on the top of my list of must-go-to Philly restaurants. Yes, they fit a lot of tables into the dining space, an no, none of the staff was aloof. In fact, all of the staff was very welcoming (including chef) and the meal was all one could expect and a great value. The Sunday prix fixe 4 course meal should be your first experience at this warm and wonderful restaurant where newcomers are as welcomed as are the many repeat patrons.

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Thank RJBizzle
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Reviewed February 1, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed the chef's tasting menu for my birthday dinner. Outstanding food: fresh, plentiful, imaginative, and satisfying. Staff is attentive and friendly, patiently explaining the ingredients. The tasting menu is a great value and allows you to try a range of dishes. Byob makes it even better. Foie gras, whole Bronzino, venison terrine, mushroom soup, wild boar puff pastry, bone marrow, and a floating island for dessert. Excellent.

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Thank prosier
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

One of the best in Philly which has become a great foodie city
Menu was among the most interesting I have ever seen
Perpetration was perfect as was the service
Is a BYOB which does put a lid on the costs.

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Thank 414march
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