Parc

4.7
9735 reviews
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$30 and under
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French
Stephen Starr's stylish addition to Rittenhouse Square pays tribute to French cafe culture, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, ideal for a quick bite or a leisurely meal. Parc recalls the chic brasseries of Paris, serving classic French fare in a charming space. Red leather banquettes topped with frosted glass provide a sense of intimacy. Details such as well-worn wooden chairs, vintage framed paintings and photos and antique brass fixtures transport guests across the Atlantic. French doors spill onto a sidewalk terrace covered by a dark red awning perfect for dining "en plein air." Reservations are not accepted for outdoor tables.

**A note from the restaurant**
Outside seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
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Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful Easter celebration with my family. Thank you!

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Phenomenal food, great wine, and exceptional service. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Parc never dissapoints: From the cocktails to appetizers, to main course and desert it's always a yummy experience and the fact that the overall ambiance makes you feel like just for an hour or so, you escape your common surroundings to France, Paris even... It is always our families safe go to...

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JP
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food; terrific recommendations from our attentive waiter; perfect window table. What more could we want?

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New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch in Parc is always a great experience. Love the food! Great service

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F
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Too loud!! But otherwise a very nice place for brunch.

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J
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic ambience on the Square. The French Onion Soup is the best anywhere. My Eggs Benedeict were tops and Grace's Bagel with Lox was too.

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JL
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fantastic, waiter was extremely helpful

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YG
Miami
12 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always delightful to eat at the Parc

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SS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always incredible at Parc. The service is exceptional.

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Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent, food was phenomenal. One of my
Favorite things about coming here is the break basket. Baked to perfection every time.

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r
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Food was good. Service was a little slow for my taste but it was a very busy day so I’ll let that slide.

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CB
Philadelphia
54 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always outstanding my favorite spot

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K
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, wonderful service and food! It’s why I keep coming back!

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WP
New England
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is so tasty, waitstaff is helpful and they were great to our kids!

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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We sat outside and enjoyed a Spring evening at a sidewalk table across the street from Rittenhouse Square. Great food, great service, and great company. I recommend for a special occasion.

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FL
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

I come here all the time probably more like every 2 weeks. This time the service wasnt so great. The waiter was rude and kept forgetting things. He was rude to the table next to us too. Beside that, food is good as always.

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SH
Glasgow
18 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

My best friend and I ate at Parc on Monday night. The food and service were outstanding but I am not giving the restaurant an "outstanding" rating because we could hear every word that was spoken by the two people at the next table including stock tips. I would not recommend Parc for an intimate dinner but it would go there for a lively get-together, drinks, lunch, or dinner. We ordered the warm shrimp salad and the mushroom soup. Both were divine and I would definitely order those items again.

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BP
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Menu is very reliable but rarely ever changes... More variety on the lunch menu would be a refreshing change... just a suggestion from a couple “fans” of the restaurant. Had a very good experience overall that was only dampened by spotty service.

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BS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Never had a bad meal at Parc and that includes the one I had this week. Also the service is fantastic. Highly recommend Parc.

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p
New England
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Parc is one of my favorite restaurants in Philly. A classic French bistro, there is something on the menu for everyone; my personal favorite is the moules frites. And the complimentary bread basket is to die for! Seating outside is first come first served, and goes quick on a nice day, but definitely worth trying for!

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SP
New England
25 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot, I go every time I’m in Philly!

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DW
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is an upscale place that has a very warm and welcoming staff. No one is ever looked down on. Place is beautiful, and warm. Food is wonderful. Love it!

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m
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always the best food & service. First class restaurant.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 1

Very loud and for the price you want a table that isn’t arm to arm with your neighbor

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New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food with service accommodating to a quick dining schedule.

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Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place. They have a fabulous brunch with every food option being delicious. It is a real treat with a a great view of the park.

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V
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

overall great experience, however the table locations are not ideal for parties of 2 people - always are in the way / in a very crowded area.

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s
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food and attentive service. Looking forward to our next visit!

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KB
Philadelphia
28 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Everything was delicious, and service was great. Be prepared to spend a pretty penny here, though.

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TS
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Parc is a very nice American take on Parisian Bistro fare and ambiance, and they do a very good job. The menu is very bistro-standard, the food is quite good, the ambiance reminiscent of a Paris café and the service attentive.

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AM
Philadelphia
52 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food was excellent, as always. Our waiter was a little curt and seemed pretty phony. My guess is he may have been having an "off" night, otherwise, Parc is always a treat :)

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OT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding service and great food.

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MB
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 3

Location is nice, drinks and bread basket really nice but drinks expensive.Lunch sandwiches chicken club was greasy, why not just great bread? Cheeseburger so-so
We have had better sandwiches for a lot less money

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F
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious as always. It was late and I wanted to eat light. I hadn’t had the shrimp salad in while and it didn’t disappoint. My friend ordered the omelette. I’d forgotten just how good it is. Our third had the burger and was thrilled. Always something to please almost any patate almost any time of day.

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EJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I had the beef borginoine. It was the best I have ever had. Very tender. Great taste. Bread was great. Excellent French food

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A
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were from out of town and a local recommended Parc. It was absolutely amazing and reminded me of Paris!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I made reservations for my boyfriends birthday and it was amazing! My boyfriend is French and had a wonderful time speaking his first language with the staff :) our waitress was fantastic as well and we #tippedthebill. So happy I could bring him to this little piece of France in Philadelphia! He got the moules frites and I got the ricotta ravioli and when our food arrived we did not speak to each other until we stopped eating lol. Also, if the purge was a real thing my crime would be to steal every crumb of bread in that place. Amazing!

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WR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

We had an excellent meal.
It would have been even better if we could have heard each other talk.

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RG
Raleigh
18 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This time I went for breakfast and they were a little off. Got one of my orders wrong and were much slower service than usual. May be their B-team on this particular day. But their food was, as usual, outstanding. Still an outstanding establishment.

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