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1111 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5890 (Locust & Quince)
+1 215-574-1099
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at a hotel which offered a $20 gift card towards any Garces restaurant so we figured we'd give this one a try. I was very impressed. I ordered the Pan Roasted Scallops, which was recommended by the server and they were excellent. It was a small serving though so I was glad I got the salad. Server was attentive... More 

Thank MaryDan2
Arlington, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm pretty picky when it comes to my French food as I was raised by a French mother. I can honestly say that Chef Garces has successfully put his own unique spin on some French classics. Our party sampled the charcuterie platter, which was excellent, except for maybe a slightly under-done duck liver pate that was nevertheless very tasty. Two... More 

Thank AGirlsGottaEat02474
Greenwich, Connecticut
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a large, inviting space. It was a bit loud but not too loud for a Saturday night. We had reservations which I would recommend. The food was amazing. I had the Beet salad which was yummy and the scallop entree. That was really delicious with risotto. The service was good. And the deserts were great. I would go... More 

Thank cathydwalker
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food with unusual combinations of flavors. We had four for dinner, and was thoroughly satisfied.

Thank augie11
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for Sunday brunch and enjoyed the space. Lots of windows and nice light. Decent sized portions and reasonable prices. The wait was a little longer than we hoped from being seated until served but not too unreasonable. Good food. Would definitely return.

Thank RYYS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Garces Trading Co. is one of my friends and family's favorite restaurants. The food is always delicious, and their cocktails are excellent. I also love that you can sample a variety of oils and vinegars. We often leave with an extra treat!

Thank Sofia425
Scarsdale, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

First time at this restaurant and we will definitely come back. A bunch of high end olive oils and good bread to start. Charcuterie choices weren't huge but were very tasty. Had the wagyu beef, pappardelle with lamb ragu and the scallops as entrees - honestly hard to pick which was the best. Wine choices were decent by the glass... More 

Thank Davidsm87
Chadds Ford, PA
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We booked a table for 6 at 5:30 in advance of an 8:00 show. We elected the Tasting Menu and were treated to a diverse 8 course meal, that was spaced masterfully over the next 2 hours. Starting with a cheese plate, we ventured to an Italian meat tasting, then a unique paring of meatballs - both vegetable and meat.... More 

Thank TempleBob
Memphis, Tennessee
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419 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We are always in the mood to try something new and Garces did not let us down. A special new year dining experience. A 4 course meal with multiple items per course. It was something new and exciting. We left full, satisfied and ready to meet the New Year. a great time was had by all.

Thank Thomas S
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a very pretentious establishment. The food is extremely overpriced and the service quite inattentive. The food quality and selection is nothing special - steak, seafood, pasta. The food preparation and presentation misses the mark of trying to be a European bistro. Some of this may have been forgiven had it not been for the extremely poor service. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5890
    (Locust & Quince)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-574-1099
Garces Trading Company is a gourmet market/cafe with a European flair. Perfect for a quick in-and-out or a casual sit down meal. This multi-purpose space features a host of house made and imported foods under the Garces Trading Company label including olive oils and vinegars, charcuterie and Chef Garces’ signature coffee House Specialties Paella Valenciana, El Cubano Clásico, Charcuterie & Cheese, Coq au Vin, Carbonated cocktails, fresh fruit sangrias and an extensive European wine list.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?