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La Belle Epoque Cafe

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38 W State St, Ste 1, Media, PA 19063-3327 (Olive Street)
+1 610-566-6808
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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Villanova, PA
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Media on a Saturday night without reservations. We had been at La Belle Epoque several times before and noticed some empty tables through the window. So, lucky for us, the hostess found the only empty table for us. We had a wonderful dinner. Food is delicious and service is friendly. Love the crepes, of course. But everything... More 

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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This has been a favorite of mine for Sunday brunch for some time, however, I was a little disappointed recently. I ordered the quiche which was good but didn't taste fresh (even though it was the quiche of the day) and it came with a green salad. The weather was nice so we sat outside, however, there were two bees... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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304 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Been meaning to try this place for years, but recently just stopped in. I'm no French expert, but the place is cute and the food is good. I stopped in at lunch and ordered the Croque Madam and really enjoyed it. My friend ordered the French dip and said it was good. I'll definitely be back for the Croque Madam!

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Bristow, Virginia
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187 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was born and raised in France, so I'm always on the lookout for a great French restaurant or café locally. I had heard that the owner of La Belle Epoque is French, and the menu and atmosphere seemed reasonably authentic, so my friend and I tried it out for lunch. I was pretty disappointed in the quality of the... More 

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Thank DCJetGirl
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

What a great experience going to La Belle Epoque on Bastille Day was. I went out of my comfort zone and ordered Vichyssoise. My family had to hold me from licking the bowl clean. I'd never had vichyssoise before and it was the best soup ever. For dinner I ordered the Bass Special which was done to perfection and it's... More 

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Thank SharonSuds
Philadelphia
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407 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were looking forward to trying this bistro and were disappointed. My husband's rack of lamb was overdone with a mediocre sauce. My trout was covered with potatoes and vegetables that overwhelmed the fish.

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Thank redramPhiladelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We went here for my wife's birthday celebration. We chose this place for two reasons. First because my wife wanted the French cuisine and also because it was a BYO. The atmosphere is great. The service was good. The food was excellent.

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Thank Lee H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Small menu but with some interesting choices. Food actually so so but atmosphere nice and staff nice. Good for workday supper and Sunday brunch.

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Thank STUART B
Media, Pennsylvania
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Cute place with great outdoor seating right on State Street. Good selections on the menu. My friend and I both chose savory crepes and a glass of wine. Very happy with the food. But although the place wasn't very busy on this beautiful evening, we were made to feel that us visiting the establishment was an inconvenience to those who... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Love this place for the crepes. Had a spinach and cheese crepe which was lavish and then had a nutella crepe with ice cream and a creme bruille, which was the best I have eaten. It's always crowded and we went on the day when it was Dining under the Stars but managed to get a table and the service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?