Philadelphia, PA - Philly is home to just about every culinary cuisine one can think of, but when you're in the mood for a little Paris in Philly, you're in luck, from French-Inspired American Brasserie at The Royal Boucherie to a traditional French-Inspired Bistro at Parc. We have you covered with our staff picks of The Best French Restaurants, Bistros, and Boucherie's in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia French Restaurants, Bistros, and Boucheries
1. Noir Restaurant & Bar
Noir is known for its dark and atmospheric ambiance, making it the ideal spot for date nights or just sipping good wine. Their French-influenced comfort food offerings range from caramelized onion tart to tuna Nicoise tartine, mussels in white wine broth, and more! 1909 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
2. Royal Boucherie
A lively French-inspired American brasserie is complete with a raw bar and charcuterie station. The Royal Boucherie is a touch of Paris in Philadephia's Old City neighborhood full of bistros. The atmosphere is exciting, the service is impeccable, and the French-inspired fare is out of this world, with a local twist. 52 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
This French restaurant pushes the boundaries of creativity. That one would expect from famed local Chef Kearse Forsythia. Step inside this casual free-spirited space, serving up French-inspired fare in the heart of Philly. 233 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19105
4. Townsend EPX
It is a French bistro with a romantic vibe offering a seasonal menu with modern versions of classic dishes. Townsend has been serving up elegant French fare since 2014. They are known for their innovative bar program, wine selections, and unique cuisine presentation rooted in the French tradition. 1623 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
This traditional French bistro is one of the best places for French food in Philadelphia; make reservations ahead of time. Parc offers an extensive French menu, an extensive drink menu at their upscale location, and a must-try-in Philly. 227 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
6. Bistrot La Minette
Chef Peter Woolsey opened Bistrot La Minette as an intimate bistro offering classic French fare with contemporary flavors and ingredients for an exceptional dining experience. The menu is stunning, but many diners rave about the foie gras with figs & escargot in herbed butter, the Dijon mustard braised rabbit with house-made tagliatelle, the Gascony style braised lamb shank, and the desserts that are beyond compare! 623 S 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff
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