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Mica

8609 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2863
+1 267-335-3912
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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8609 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2863
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returned last night, a year after our first visit. 4 people, everyone had the 6 course $69 chef's menu. The first "amuse Bouche" course included about 4 or 5 really good tastes: an oyster, a pumpkin soup, crab beignets and a couple other things. A...More

Thank xsivjosh
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Well, we went there last night and I thought it was just outstanding. From the first little extra, the focaccia bread with oil was delicious. Our Eggplant appetizer had such great flavors. It was a top five in my book. I had the lamb special...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Mica was an excellent place before the chef became the chef/owner. Service is helpful but not intrusive, the room has been given a fresh coat of paint and some new touches. The food which was always good is now delicious and unusual and beautiful. We...More

Thank Stuart R
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Seated promptly for our weekday dinner reservation (party of 4) in the front room. Service was pleasant and knowledgeable. Wine chilled in ice bucket. Limited menu but all fresh local options well prepared. The roasted eggplant ap is a favorite and the chilled melon soup...More

Thank familyfromphilly10
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was my GF and my 2nd visit to Mica. Our 1st visit was so awesome that we selected Mica to celebrate my 53rd birthday. Our appetizers of beet salad and tuna tartar were both beauty on plates. Our entrees of Arctic Char and Roast...More

Thank cuffthis
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Nothing disappointed the 3 diners. This small BYO is wonderful from the beet appetizer to the eggplant dish to the liver pate to the roasted chicken. I mean, how can you rave over roasted chicken? We all tasted it and agreed it was perfect. Has...More

Thank FoodieTraveler0903
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Second time at Mica, the first coming when it was under the same management as Blackfish in Conshohocken. At that time, both were fairly comparable - which means terrific. Now, with a new owner, Mica has slipped. We had the tasting menu, which consisted of...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Small, intimate, BYO with amazing food. The chicken livers were a slice a deliciousness, the crab beignet delicate but packed with lots of flavor, the charcoal roasted eggplant was amazing. Filling, delicate but hardy. Even a carnivore would love it and not miss the meat....More

Thank FoodieTraveler0903
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were disappointed. The portions are small and prices high for brunch. The food was average. We wouldn't go back again.

Thank CrustyPirateWife
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

First time at this Chestnut Hill gem! Just probably 10-12 tables. We really enjoyed the Tasting menu! Every course was creative and fun. Perfect quantity...We loved it and will be back soon!

Thank CrazytravelersfromNC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
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: 8609 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2863
    (Evergreen Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Mica Restaurant is easily accessible from Center City, Philadelphia by Septa regional rail lines. The R7 Chestnut Hill East and the R8 Chestnut Hill West lines both terminate at Chestnut Hill.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chestnut Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 267-335-3912
  • E-mail
Description
Mica Restaurant will re-open under new management on Sept. 13th 2016. We will offer the same great service and food, now BYOB. We look forward to serving.
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