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La Belle Epoque Cafe

38 W State St, Ste 1, Media, PA 19063-3327
+1 610-566-6808
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 W State St, Ste 1, Media, PA 19063-3327
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Three of us met for dinner and had very different food experiences. We were in France for two weeks in August (Paris and Cannes) and La Belle Epoque is French in name only. Costly, yes; authentic French food, no. Hubby had the cheese plate appetizer...More

Thank MyZelda
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little spot is a gem, The food is to die for and the ambience is great. The music makes you feel like you are in Paris at the turn of the century. Wes is our favorite server, he knows all the right wines to...More

Thank betsyivory
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have moved back to the USA after 10+ years living in SW France. We have since discovered this excellent bistro in Media and have had lunch several times. Excellent food, ambiance and wine ! Today’s lunch was again wonderful, except for...More

Thank MyMuncaster
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

This is classic French country cooking that is a stand out in an area with many good, but not great places to eat. Salads are good, the eggplant appetizer phenomenal, and entres such as the Poulet (chicken), Steak, and Grouper (special) are standouts. Best wine...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed May 17, 2018

I booked this on OpenTable for Media's 'Dining Under the Stars' restaurant series that goes on all summer. The event was cancelled due to rain and I tried to call and email them to see if we could sit inside but no one got back...More

Thank Bonnie F
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The food was not as expected for this price range. We both had the duck, with orange sauce. The sauce was bland and tasteless. The asparagus was so-so. The duck was not fresh tasting or cooked to the way I would expect for $28 a...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

A cozy small, fine dining Resturant. The food is excellent but the hostess needs a personality. The owner is gracious and provides personally attention Fix Price Sunday dining is a real treat. Chops were cooked to perfection. You will enjoy this place on Media ,...More

Thank Ronsin
Reviewed March 8, 2018

"It was a dark and stormy night..." Sorry about the cliche,but it really was a cold, rainy night in Media. We entered LaBelle Epoque and were delighted to find that it was entirely lit by candles. A gorgeous refuge in the storm. The food, as...More

1  Thank Annette B
Reviewed February 19, 2018

I have eaten at this restaurant several times, but never taken the time to write a review. I have always been impressed by the service, and never disappointed with the food. On one notable occasion, I was out with a party of six, and when...More

Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for an early dinner and had a lovely meal. No reservation, but no wait at 6 pm on a Saturday. Quiet, good service, good food. French-ish menu, but with items for those not inclined to be continental.

Thank Ellen R
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December 17, 2015|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
The menu is posted on the web site
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 W State St, Ste 1, Media, PA 19063-3327
    (Olive Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus, Trolley and the R3 Septa Regional Rail are all readily available.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Media
  • Phone Number: +1 610-566-6808
  • E-mail
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