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Restaurant Cerise

1011 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3012
+1 610-527-4400
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“kale salad” (13 reviews)
“prix fixe” (11 reviews)
“mussels” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, French, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
1011 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3012
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing dinner for my wedding anniversary!The food was delicious. It was a pre fixe dinner. Service was great.

Thank Helena R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a real foodie, meaning you are not picky at eat almost everything, then you will love cerise with the prefix menu. Chef is so creative and portions are great. Definitely worth it.

Thank 132gabriela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I, daughter and her SO ate at this pleasant French bistro recently and all loved it. Service was spot on the menu was very interesting and delectable from appetizer to desert and ....... it is BYOB! I can highly recommend Restaurant Cerise...More

Thank LancasterTraveler
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Came here with a large party of ten on a Wednesday night. We were seated on the upper level next to the open kitchen, (the restaurant is bilevel and I seriously recommend asking for a table with a view of the open kitchen on that...More

Thank appetitetogo
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Hmmm.  We came here on Saturday before going to the BMFI. The experience was just OK. We were seated in a corner next to a table with loud talkers which made it difficult to have a conversation with my husband.  Disappointing given that the restaurant...More

Thank paishaPa_Usa
Elena T, Owner at Restaurant Cerise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

We are sorry to hear you weren't thrilled with your dinner. If your table is not comfortable, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you where possible. We certainly strive to impress everyone that comes to Cerise, and hate to disappoint anyone....More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

My friends and I had come here when it first opened several years ago, and were not particularly impressed. However, as it recently got some good reviews, we decided to try it again. There is only a four-course prix fixe menu, which is a lot...More

Thank IceCreamQueen2014
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Went for the first time last night with a friend! We had a great time. The food was awesome! So glad that the portions were reasonable! Service was awesome! Try the truite amandines! Delicious!

Thank Pascale S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We ate here with my 96 year old mom on her birthday. We arrived at about 5:15 on a Wednesday when it was pretty empty, and learned that between 5 &6 that day you can order only 2 courses for $35, so two of us...More

Thank Birdman0429
Reviewed 18 July 2017

For some reason we hadn't been to Cerise but went last week & it was delicious. The meal is prefix 4 courses. (Don't worry, it's not too much food). There are a few choices for each course but definitely enough variety for our group to...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I live down the street from this restaurant but hadn't been for a long time. Finally, we went with another couple and had the most lovely dinner and experience. The staff was phenomenal, the food was delicious and we loved that it was a price...More

Thank RRTraveler3
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$59
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3012
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bryn Mawr
  • Phone Number: +1 610-527-4400
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Description
Cerise features contemporary European cuisine inspired by Chef Ben & his wife Elena Thomas' time abroad and love of open-air markets; those found in every neighborhood with fresh produce, game, cheeses and milk and incredible boiling and bubbling dishes from diverse ethnicities. The dishes will highlight the lighter more modern side of European cuisine, and the diversity of dishes represented by the region's varied landscapes. The name 'Cerise' (French for 'cherry'), is inspired by the cherry season that marks the most abundant time of year in Europe's farm regions and markets.Cerise offers guests a four-course prix fixe menu, with several options for each course. Expect to be full, but not over-stuffed, by meal's end! On Wednesdays and Sundays, a three-course prix fixe option will also be available. We are also open for brunch Saturday and Sunday.
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