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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” (64 reviews)
“oysters” (23 reviews)
“foie gras” (13 reviews)
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All hours
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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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11 - 20 of 363 reviews

Reviewed 20 August 2017

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 27 August 2017

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 27 August 2017

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

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I love feeling like I'm treating myself to something special. This spot did it. I love brunch and I love being pampered. The food was unbelievably good, so much choice, such variety. It's a buffet style with multiply Food Rooms to pick from. When you...More

Thank billy333
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear billy333, Thank you for this amazing review. We offer brunch on a weekly bases and on all major holidays. Please also join us for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even tea on your next visit to the Hotel. Sincerely, Sylvain

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Brunch is my favorite meal. The dilemma of breakfast or lunch becomes enjoyable when you can have both, your way. This was an over the top experience. We loved it. The service was great but the food was sensational. Because the restaurant floor is not...More

Thank Deb X
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Deb X, Thank you so much for this outstanding review! We are all delighted that you had a pleasant dining experience with us and look forward to your return. I shall be sure to pass on your gracious comments to Chef Cichon and the...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Amenities are top notch. Charming setting right by the park. Lacroix dining experience is what you would expect excellent service and beautiful setting! The breakfast is buffet style which was something that I was not expecting for such a nice setting. Parking is available but...More

Thank Eforce1962
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Eforce1962 Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent visit to the restaurant. I am delighted we were able to help make your dining experience memorable and enjoyable. Best Regards Sylvain

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nnowery
20 September 2017|
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Response from gerland | Reviewed this property |
It was $75 per person about a year ago.
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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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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
Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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