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Bistrot La Minette

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Bella Vista / Queen Village
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623 S 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2128 (Bainbridge)
+1 215-925-8000
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Here's a place where we forgot about the outside world and enjoyed the ambiance, the amazingly attentive service, and the wonderful cuisine. The creative dishes paired with the eye-catching presentations made it an utterly enjoyable evening! The service was as attentive without being obtrusive as we've experienced since Le Bec Fin closed down. The salmon was perfectly cooked with the... More 

Thank navins888
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Philly offers some french bistrot including this one. But the service attitude of this one is the worst. Not sure why they have a manager who is full of arrogance.

Thank Maggie W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great selection of appetizers ncluding escargot and a specialty involving poached egg, mussels, fabulous sauce. Entrees that my group tried --all delicious-- were the trout, chicken, rabbit. We tried several of the desserts, all good, but I'd put the homemade sherbet at the top of the recommendations--intense flavor! Wine list more than satisfactory, beer, too, and some unusual and tasty... More 

Thank Gma831
Galloway, New Jersey
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I decided to be adventurous and try the tasting menu and let the chef pick what we eat and it was awesome. On the main course they give you both something different so you can try even more things. It was a great experience. We are from the woods of Jersey and this was quite the experience....... More 

Thank McKinnon E
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Had such s great time. We went fir restaurant week for the first time, and we'll definitely be back. The duck, chicken and trout were all amazing. A+

Thank AngLaz1010
Saint Louis, Missouri
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

While a bit more upscale than a typical french Bistrot you would think you were in Paris when you eat here, Service was perfect. The waiter was there when we needed him, but not overbearing. The food was outstanding from the escargot through the main course of filet, perfectly prepared. There were four of us and everyone got something different... More 

1 Thank Lawrence W
Asheville, North Carolina
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went in for a celebratory dinner with my daughter after we moved to Philly. She's an international studies / French major heading for a career in diplomacy. This is everything we look for in a French bistro. Great, authentic food prepared with exceptional skill. Fantastic drinks. Laid back but attentive service. Go! We'll certainly be back!

Thank BigCityBeing
Rancho Mirage, CA
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199 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Hopefully that translates properly to beautiful dinner. We happened upon the 8th Anniversary prix fixe menu dinner. We live in the city and this was our first visit. Wow! Impeccable service from Richard, amazing restaurant baked baguettes (sometimes available for sale we were told but too busy this night), chilled tomato soup, foie gras, filet with absolute perfect French green... More 

Thank Keffco
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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307 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

My daughter is a foodie and this is one of her favorite French restaurants in Philly after 4 years of study in town. We were so glad that she took us here to celebrate her graduation. Everything was excellent. The atmosphere and décor remind me of bistro in Paris, a bit nostalgic but cozy. We were in Paris a few... More 

1 Thank Family_from_NJ
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I was celebrating our fourth year wedding anniversary Inn I wanted to try this French restaurant that I've been trying to get two for a while. My husband was thinking oh I'm not going to get full off of that meal they serve small portions boy was he surprised..we started off with a couple french cocktails I... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 S 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2128
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-8000

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