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Dream Cuisine Cafe
Dream Cuisine Cafe

Dream Cuisine Cafe Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.dreamcuisinecafe.net
  • Phone: (856) 751-2800
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: By phone reservation only
    Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French, Provencal
  • Executive Chef: Vincent Fanari
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Cafe, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: We offer private parties up to 40 guests for full course menus & larger groups for Hor D"oruvres & desserts.
  • Entertainment: Quiet acoustic guitar music Fridays by: Steve Crespo.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Join us for SJ Restaurant Week - April 11, 13, 14 & 15 and indulge Yourself with 4 Courses for $35.

    Dine in on 4/22 to we are donating 10% of our sales to Autism Awareness.

    Come again 4/29 and support Dine Out for Life we are donating 33% of proceeds.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Tuscany Marketplace at Old Orchard Road
  • Public Transit: NJDOT stops at our plaza.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: The plaza has two large parking areas both with handicap parking spaces.
A word from Dream Cuisine Cafe
Dream Cuisine Cafe brings you the creations of our award winning Chef Vincent Fanari. We are your local French Provencal restaurant. The menu features dishes of Modern French, and influences of Mediterranean & American cuisines. With an ambiance reminiscent of a European cafe, diners will find themselves immediately relaxed & ready to enjoy the finely prepared meals. The space seats forty people & is arranged so that guests will enjoy the benefits of both privacy & dedicated service. All menu selections include only imported cheeses, wild fish & free-range meats, held to the highest standards of freshness & general quality. The menu changes often, not only to reflect seasonal produce & other ingredients, but also to consistently offer guests new dishes & constant variety. Parties may meet with the Chef in advance to personalize the menu for an event. Chef’s table menus & special dietary needs are also accommodated. Dine as the Europeans do!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFrench
Diner Reviews
  • "It was early Tuesday night, so understandably there were none other than us! We go the full attention of the staff and the young waiter explains pretty well what we did not know. We ordered the prix fixe, at $50, for both of us. Each comes with four courses. While each course is good and wholesome, the presentation is perhaps not its strong point, especially after dining with some other restaurants with a lot more elaborate presentation. The dessert was particularly simple, probably too simplistic! However, for $50, it is well worth it."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Unassumingly sited in a strip mall across from a mega-Italian restaurant, Dream is completely an oasis of wonderfully executed dishes which make your mouth water and your heart sing. Additionally, the service from our charming and down-to-earth waiter made it feel like we were having dinner with friends (who cook really well). The only criticism, the veggie and starch du jour were just "ok"; while the apps and entrees were bursts of vivid and fantastic flavor, the potato au gratin and asparagus were a little bland."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "There's one thing (and only one thing) that I dislike about Dream Cuisine and that's the name of the place. The food is excellent - don't miss the rack of lamb."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Beautiful prepared french food at its finest. Just like eating in the south of France."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Good food. Limited menu. Tight seating. Fix price works well. I would go back"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Great local French restaurant. Food was excellent and the only opportunity for improvement would be the servicer staff is young and inexperienced but try really really hard. We had a delightful anniversary dinner and will go back. The food was excellent. Forgot our wine and they connected us with a at your table delivery service. The one star missing is reallya round the inexperience of the servers but they were cute and worked / tried hard which made it easier to not get frustrated. "Great French food!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "My friends and I were looking for a great restaurant for our foodie-friend's birthday. Usually we go to Philly, but we needed to stay in Jersey and - wow - were we happy we did! Dream Cuisine is a hidden gem located in nearby Cherry Hill. The food is exquisite - fresh, amazingly presented, and beyond delectable. The foodies in our group all said we must go back! In addition, the servers were friendly & engaging and - something rare these days - they encouraged us to take our time and really enjoy the experience, which we did! Bravo to the chef and the wait staff for a superb dining experience!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This is our go-to restaurant for a special occasion. The food is always creative and delicious. We get the prix fixe menu which is approx $50 per person but you get a salad, a small plate (appetizer), entree and dessert. Always worth it! Highly recommend. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The guitar background was delightful and the wait-staff attentive but not intrusive. We selected from the prix fixe menu (ahi tuna and chicken gruyère entrees). Each dish was memorable (the sauces in particular were fantastic) and served with perfect timing. This was our first visit, but we will return for sure -- with friends. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Chef Vincent consistently serves phenomenal meals. My wife and I shared the escargot appetizer. It was delicate and very tasty. We used the delicious french bread to absorb all of the sauce in the serving bowl. We each had the Hawaiian Skate for our entree. It was presented beautifully. It looked like a magnificent decorative fan on our plates. The appearance was surpassed by the taste and texture of the Skate prepared in Dream Cuisine's signature provencal sauce. The entree was accompanied by Chef Vincent's wonderful lyonnaise potatoes and green beans. Thank you Chef Vincent for another wonderful meal."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Wonderful food, Great service, and prices that are reasonable. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The chef prepares each item individually. Thus everything is fresh. I have been there five or six times and each time was delighted!!!"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Very nice presentations. Creative approach to recipes. Delighted to see rabbit on the special menu which was very good. Portion sizes were substantial. Dream Cuisine was an unexpected find and taste treat."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The place where flavors are experienced and prepared properly. It is obvious that the best ingredients are used in the cuisine. The atmosphere is cozy and pleasant. The servers are awesome and personable. Pricing is not shy, but quality comes at a price and worth it. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I literally cleaned my plate with every course. Don't miss the trout....AMAZING!!!!!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Delicious mussels, good authentic French cuisine. We will continue to return."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We went with another couple and we all ordered the price fix of $50 for four courses. We all ordered something different and everything was cooked to perfection. There are very few restaurants with French cuisine in South Jersey, so this is a gem!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "A lovely dining experience but very, very leisurely. Three hours from salad to dessert. Would recommend if this is your only activity."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The menu doesn't change very much but it never fails to please. Try the onion soup, grilled shrimp, rack of lamb and brulle cheesecake and you'll be delighted."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Our meal at Dream Cuisine was wonderful, as it always is! Every course was outstanding. I highly recommend it, especially for special occasions."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Overall good. Disappointed that there was no trout, and the mussels and scallops were too salty, but the service was great, and I would try it again."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We celebrated my wife's birthday during Restaurant Week. The four course meal was from the regular menu - all of our favorites were included. Every dish we selected was delicious. A tremendous bargain at only $35 pre fixe. Once again our chef reminded us why this is our favorite restaurant in Cherry Hill."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Our party was, to the person, very impressed with the service, and VERY GOOD food."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "The Dream Cuisine Cafe is a hidden wonder! I've been going there with my wife for several years now and it is absolutely terrific. I introduce the place to new diners every chance I get and when we accompany them they all leave astounded by the quality of service and the extraordinary preparation of the food. Vincent the chef is outstanding and very amiable. His wife Beth who acts as the maitre'd is equal pleasant. The food quite simply is fantastic! Chris and Mike, the waiters, are great. A superior place to have a fine meal. The price fix on his meals are a real bargain. A secret gem!!! I just couldn't endorse it any higher............."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Our server, Tyler, was thoughtful. The food was outstanding."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Every time I go to Dream Cuisine, I get the rack of lamb. Other entrees sound good but the lamb is not to be missed. This past visit there was a new item for the first course - an onion soup. It was NOT the usual cheese clogged, overly salty mess. It was a real French onion soup. If you see it on the menu, try it."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "What a marvelous gem of a place! I live in NYC and I can honestly say the food here was better than many of the restaurants I've been to in the city. The relaxed, unhurried vibe made for a lovely evening."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "This local BYOB gem has seating for about thirty and is nestled in a shopping center on route 70. You would likely never know it was there unless you read reviews or visited the shopping center for something else. We found it on Open Table. Three of us dined there on a Friday night. We had a reservation and were seated promptly. As we ate, all but a table for 2 were full. The menu is medium size with options that will satisfy any palate. Options exist for a la carte or prix fix for four courses at about $50. All of our courses were well prepared, appropriately sized, and tasty. One of our party had skate which is an uncommon find. An excellent guitar player/singer provided quiet background music. Highly recommended for a group of 2-4."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Had amazing mussels and duck confit. Flour less chocolate cake for dessert-yum Great prix fixe menu and live music too! Highly recommend for romantic dinner."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Dream Cuisine is still my favorite restaurant in the Cherry Hill area. Have to cross the river into Philadelphia to find better."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "A great place to go when you really just want to sit and enjoy the experience. You won't be rushed at all!! Just bring enough wine!!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "This is a fantastic little gem. The food is amazing! The only problem was we were a little surprised to see how small it is. Plus it took 45 minutes just to get our salads and another neat hour for apps. By the time at ate or full course and paid, or was 3 hours. I wish I had known, wet would have made earlier reservations. Other than that, fabulous."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "It was a wonderful evening with deliciously prepared food. The lamb chops were the best we've ever had!!! The avocado small plate was excellent as well! Overall wonderful dining experience!!!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Just a little cramped with the seating and table arrangements, however the chairs were very comfortable. The only reason I gave the food 4 stars was because I was not happy with the choice of desserts and would have like more of a variety to choose from. Nice little place!!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "This is a nice place for a romantic dinner. The service is excellent, the food is delicious and you never feel rushed. It is a small place and the times we have been there. This was our 3rd, it is always a full house."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Being so small, we had some difficulty finding the place. The tables for two were really tiny, and several were wedged into corners so that you could only get out with great difficulty. Fortunately we were able to have a choice and got a larger table that provided easy in and out. The food was excellent, we loved every bite. But the service was extraordinarily slow. If you have any plans for after dinner, choose another place."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "A bit pricey, but worth it for that special occasion. Staff is consistent and reliable. Food is exceptional."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We!ve been going to Dream Cuisine for the last 3 years for Valentines day and every time start eating our dinner we wonder why we don't come here more often . The service is friendly , professional and well timed. We love the delicious food, and it's presentation. Of course the ambience is so cozy,and softly romantic. Also, you can watch the goings on in the open kitchen with the owner chef and his staff. The prix fix meals were perfect. Smoked salmon w/ caviar appetizer and the second course of mussels in light sauce and scallops w/ giant prawn were perfectly cooked and presented beautifully . My filet mignon w/ lobster cake, exquisite ! !Desserts, perfection! Do bring your favorite, good wine to this fabulous BYOB .Tres Bien!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Wonderful! This is the restaurant we always choose for a special occasion. The food is excellent. The chef/owner is outstanding at creating French dishes."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "Nice cozy room that was at 40 seat capacity. Noise level was fine. Food is very good, service ok. Best French onion soup ever! Wonderful desserts. Will definetly return."
    Dined on 1/18/2014