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Lacroix at The Rittenhouse

₹₹₹₹French, American,
210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
+1 215-790-2533
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (70 reviews)
“oysters” (22 reviews)
“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
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French, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
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1 - 10 of 356 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent ambience waitstaff was attentive but not overbearing exquisite service nice views of the park. creative and flavorful dishes

Thank rhensinger
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear rhensinger Thank you for your kind words in regards of the service and your overall dining experience. Looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Sylvain

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Rittenhouse so we only had breakfast in the morning but the selection of food and the service made us wish we had time to have lunch or dinner there. Very high standard of service. Everyone is very friendly but still formal...More

Thank Worldtravelorplus
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Worldtravelorplus, Truly appreciate your comments about breakfast. Aside from Lunch and Dinner, we have a very unique and delightful Brunch offering available every Sunday and all major holidays. Please ask for me directly on your next visit to the Hotel as I would be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was rumoured to be the best restaurant in Philly. Sometimes the rumours are right on the money. Located by Rittenhouse square and in the Ritt hotel. What a tremendous skilled and deliciously prepared and served epicurean delight. We started with their best caviar flight...More

Thank AllanNCynthia
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear AllanNCynthia, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with others trip advisor users and for choosing Lacroix at the Rittenhouse to celebrate your birthday. I am thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner. Please join us for Brunch, Lunch or Tea on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food - amazing! Service - attentive, professional, and regimented. The restaurant preserves an old-school elegance without the stuffiness. Appreciated the personal touches and enjoyed meeting the extraordinarily talented chef. The vegetarian menu is exceptional!! Definitely an experience well worth the price.More

Thank SK4inDC
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SK4inDC, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We always strive to make each dining experience a very special one. I will share your comments with the team which I know will be encouraged by your remarks. Please join us again...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch here with a former business colleague. We both had the very tasty Cobb salad. I had it as on the menu with chicken, she substituted salmon for the chicken. Great location for a quiet lunch in Center City with great service.More

Thank BizLuxTrvlr
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear BizLuxTrvlr, We are open 7 days a week and offer breakfast, Lunch, Brunch and Diner. In addition to Lacroix and Bar210, we also have a lovely Library Bar as well as a Tea Room located on the first floor lobby which are also both...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and and were at the Rittenhouse Hotel for 6 days. We ate at Lacroix a number of times; lounge for light dinner, lounge for dessert only, breakfast buffet, breakfast a la carte and a leisurely celebration dinner. All were first rate. The highlight...More

Thank Tom B
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Dear Tom B. Thank you for your endorsement; it was a real pleasure having you with us this past week. Looking forward to your return. Sincerely, Sylvain

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

If you want to be treated like royalty dine here. Amazing meal from start to finish with impeccable service that made you feel like a king. Your water never goes below a quarter without being refilled and the timing of each course is done very...More

Thank Sarah P
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Dear Sarah P Happy Anniversary! Attention to details and impeccable service is what we aim for every single day. Thank you for choosing Lacroix to celebrate such a special occasion and please join us for brunch, lunch or tea on your next visit to the...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, prepared with focus on straight forward quality and the original taste of the ingredients. Really to be recommended.

Thank HanniHannover
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Dear HanniHannover, Thank you for recommending us to other TripAdvisor users. We truly appreciate your kind words and are all looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Sylvain

Reviewed 30 May 2017

The choice was the set dinner menu. The single oyster amuse bouche was excellent. The first course we chose one from the two choices, we had the beetroot, tuna and watermelon. We were informed there was a substitution of Bronzini. A delicious start to the...More

1  Thank MicheleColette
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Dear MicheleColette Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am sorry to hear that the main course did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. I have already share your comments about the duck and the...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Came to Philadelphia for the flower show. I was on my last day and decided to do afternoon tea at the Mary Cassatt Tea Room before heading back to NY. It was raining hard and I was glad I was indoors enjoying my tea and...More

Thank Milky Y
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Der Milky Y, So please to hear how much you enjoyed your tea experience on your last visit to Philadelphia. Join again soon. Sylvain

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oc pat
16 April 2017|
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Response from Sylvain B | Property representative |
We do offer valet parking. With validation from the restaurant, the cost is $20 for up to 4 hours. There is 2 parking lot near by, 1 on walnut and 1 on 20th street.
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Joao A
26 April 2016|
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Response from lynx46 | Reviewed this property |
Hard to say, as it will vary by items chosen for a la carte. I spent $130 for the tasting menu (for one) with a single bottle of wine last year (March 2015).
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gerland
28 March 2015|
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Response from 4Satisfaction | Reviewed this property |
There were many things to choose from on the tasting menu and it changes depending on the chef's choices of the day/week/season. I think some of the things on the regular menu are on the tasting menu but I can't exactly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
06:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 21:30
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
    (19th & Walnut)
  • Public Transportation: PHLASH
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-790-2533
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Description
Located in the prestigious Rittenhouse Hotel, gazing over downtown Philadelphia's most elegant square, Lacroix has become a landmark in its own right. Romantic and evocative, our dining room beckons with the luminous glow of candlelight. Indulge your palate in our world-class menu, composed of the freshest ingredients.
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