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Le Cheri

251 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6118
+1 215-546-7700
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
251 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6118
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for an anniversary dinner somewhat early on a Saturday evening In late April - around 5/5:30pm and sat outside in the courtyard. The food was delectable! The meats were perfectly cooked and the juices they poured on top made our meals fantastic. We...More

Thank dianaib123
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Always one of my favorites. There is a definite French influence and the seafood is always extremely fresh and flawless. Nice bar, small outside seating area. Try it once and it would become one of your favorites except it’s scheduled to close in a week....More

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This is a charming place. The noise level is delightfully manageable. The service is perfect - intelligent, pleasant, unobtrusive. There is an outside garden too. The food is French style. My only disappointment is that although it is inventive, it is a little bland. More...More

Thank badbacktraveler
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is the best French restaurant in the city. We have been countless times and will keep coming back. The ambience is charming, the food is amazing, and the service is good.

Thank nmjr11
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Charming interior. Well-spaced tables. Quiet. Excellent service. Finest smoked salmon anywhere, the result of having the smoker from Le Bec Fin. Steak tartare also first-rate. No need to go to Paris. This is our new “local” to replace the missed original Friday Saturday Sunday.

1  Thank RittSq
Reviewed 25 March 2018

My SO and I had a lovely meal. I would suggest getting one of their fish dishes or the boeuf bourguignon. My snapper was very tasty, accompanied by clams and vegetables. The atmosphere was elegant and peaceful and the service was quite nice.

Thank Sami L
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This is a quiet beautiful restaurant with perfect attention to detail. The smoked salmon appetizer was delicious and came with capers, cream cheeses, lemon and onion. Serving portions were substantial. The quenelle was very tasty as was the beef borginiginon. The dessert of milk chocolate...More

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Le Chéri never disappoints. On this occasion we invited an out-of-town friend for lunch, and our selections from the lunch menu were again tasty , both with regard to the main component of the meal as well as the accoutrements placed alongside, all well presented...More

Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Eight of us had a very nice dinner last night. My Onion soup was ok but my sweet bread was superb. Everyone enjoyed their escargot served in a fanciful snail shaped plate. Beef bourguignon, Dover fish, baked Alaska and macaroons were excellent. Service was excellent...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Food was average at best. Nothing special, nothing unique, nothing particularly flavorful. The boeuf bourguignon was dry and was severely lacking in broth. The dessert was nothing special or thoughtful either. The service was terrible. The restaurant was not full, yet the waiters pretty much...More

1  Thank Esther B
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Steve Y
18 September 2015|
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Response from mgkmarkr | Reviewed this property |
Although there is no specific dress code, Le Cheri is an upscale restaurant so "business casual" is the way to go.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6118
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-546-7700
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