French In Philly?
Can anyone recommend a French restaurant in Philly other than Bec Fin or Le Bar? I'll be in town for a weekend and need someplace to go on Sunday evening for a romantic dinner (Bec & Bar are closed Sundays). If there is no other French, any reco for a nice place for dinner (preferrably not Asian)? Local favorites? Have car and will travel. Thanks!
It depends what your definition of romantic is, but two French bistros (same owners) may fit the bill. They are more casual than the resturants you mentioned.
Both are in the vicinity of 11th and Walnut -- no car needed. Their websites list their menus. I'd call or walk by Zinc, as it's brand new and I'm not sure about their hours.
I am assuming that you already tried Vetri and that it was closed on Sunday, right?
Many people think it is one of the finest restaurants in Philly.
I would also recommend two of my favorites: Bliss and Estia both on or right next to Broad Street bet. Locust and Walnut.
Lacroix in the Rittenhouse Hotel is excellent. We have been there a few times for special occasions, and have always enjoyed it. It's a lovely place.