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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 1 week ago 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

Thank Esther B
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Located just off Rittenhouse Square Le Cheri offers a great meani with French traditional fare. My son loved the steak tartar. What I liked most was the venue in an at house and a dining room that is intimate and great for conducting business. The...More

Thank Emortens
Reviewed 1 January 2018

First visit and we are VERY POSITIVELY IMPRESSED by this wonderful place. AMBIANCE: Classy, cozy, intimate with tastefully chosen French music on the background which makes you very relaxed and enjoy yourself. FOOD: Everything we had (PATE DU JOUR, SALADE DE CHEVRE CHAUD, SOUPE DU...More

Thank pyatachok
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Quite a gem, almost hidden just South of Rittenhouse Square (which already reminds one of Paris) and the ambience, food and service are beyond reproach. Excellent. The bar is absolutely charming !

Thank arrylay
Reviewed 10 December 2017

visited for dinner with friends following friends recommendation: Nice place, good atmosphere, less than average food! Started with onion soup which was OK, continue with Quenella for main course which was terrible, didn't finished it and regret I didn't return it back. This dish should...More

Thank Hila K
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I attended a private business function here over the weekend. It’s tucked away within the Philadelphia Art Alliance, which is GORGEOUS inside! Everyone we came in contact with was friendly and courteous. The food and wine were outstanding! We will definitely consider...More

Thank originaldigital
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This place serves French food in the Lyonnais style which is a direct descent from Paul Bocuse. The quenelle is wonderful. Their smoked salmon is house smoked and fabulous. We eat there frequently. My son was married there. The service is warm and friendly, The...More

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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