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Lacroix at The Rittenhouse

210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
+1 215-790-2533
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (85 reviews)
“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
“oysters” (22 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
French, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like strong, tasty, unique drinks, make this a stop on your trip. The mixologist knows what she is doing and the grapefruit drink even had grapefruit infused ice - mind blown! The sunlight, brightness from the windows, and soft seats make for the...More

Thank Kaje20
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been here before and was not impressed by the "stuffy" service but today was a new experience. Expert European style service - no surprise as Andreas was Italian and knew how to serve. The hostess was charming and has been here for a...More

Thank truetray
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had brunch at Lacroix to celebrate our anniversary. The staff is very friendly and welcoming from the moment you walk in until you leave - they truly care about your dining experience, and it was wonderful! So many unique food items...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Lacroix to celebrate my birthday, and I'm so glad we did. The restaurant was fantastic, and the staff went above and beyond to make me feel special. I couldn't have asked for a better evening. The menu is set as a tasting...More

Thank DP79DC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was phenomenal at this restaurant. It is served in 5-6 courses with a few freebies thrown in. You can decide on a few items but several other of the courses are fixed. The description of the food was helpful and the foods taste...More

Thank gigiants
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel itself is very elegant as is the restaurant. We had many different servers, wine stewards and waiters. Great wine selection from modestly priced to very expensive. Meal courses were served promptly but not hurried. Each portion was small but with all the courses...More

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent ambience waitstaff was attentive but not overbearing exquisite service nice views of the park. creative and flavorful dishes

Thank rhensinger
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear rhensinger Thank you for your kind words in regards of the service and your overall dining experience. Looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Sylvain

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We stayed at the Rittenhouse so we only had breakfast in the morning but the selection of food and the service made us wish we had time to have lunch or dinner there. Very high standard of service. Everyone is very friendly but still formal...More

Thank Worldtravelorplus
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Worldtravelorplus, Truly appreciate your comments about breakfast. Aside from Lunch and Dinner, we have a very unique and delightful Brunch offering available every Sunday and all major holidays. Please ask for me directly on your next visit to the Hotel as I would be...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

This was rumoured to be the best restaurant in Philly. Sometimes the rumours are right on the money. Located by Rittenhouse square and in the Ritt hotel. What a tremendous skilled and deliciously prepared and served epicurean delight. We started with their best caviar flight...More

Thank AllanNCynthia
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear AllanNCynthia, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with others trip advisor users and for choosing Lacroix at the Rittenhouse to celebrate your birthday. I am thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner. Please join us for Brunch, Lunch or Tea on...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Food - amazing! Service - attentive, professional, and regimented. The restaurant preserves an old-school elegance without the stuffiness. Appreciated the personal touches and enjoyed meeting the extraordinarily talented chef. The vegetarian menu is exceptional!! Definitely an experience well worth the price.More

Thank SK4inDC
Sylvain B, General Manager at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear SK4inDC, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We always strive to make each dining experience a very special one. I will share your comments with the team which I know will be encouraged by your remarks. Please join us again...More

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19 September 2017|
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Response from gerland | Reviewed this property |
It was $75 per person about a year ago.
oc pat
15 April 2017|
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Response from Sylvain B | Property representative |
We do offer valet parking. With validation from the restaurant, the cost is $20 for up to 4 hours. There is 2 parking lot near by, 1 on walnut and 1 on 20th street.
Joao A
26 April 2016|
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Response from lynx46 | Reviewed this property |
Hard to say, as it will vary by items chosen for a la carte. I spent $130 for the tasting menu (for one) with a single bottle of wine last year (March 2015).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Rittenhouse Sq, Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
    (19th & Walnut)
  • Public Transportation: PHLASH
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-790-2533
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Rittenhouse Hotel
Located in the prestigious Rittenhouse Hotel, gazing over downtown Philadelphia's most elegant square, Lacroix has become a landmark in its own right. Romantic and evocative, our dining room beckons with the luminous glow of candlelight. Indulge your palate in our world-class menu, composed of the freshest ingredients.
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