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Dream Cuisine Cafe
Dream Cuisine Cafe

Dream Cuisine Cafe Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.dreamcuisinecafe.net
  • Email: dreamcuisinecafe@verizon.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 Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFrench
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Diner Reviews
  • "I literally cleaned my plate with every course. Don't miss the trout....AMAZING!!!!!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "Our server, Tyler, was thoughtful. The food was outstanding."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "We have been coming here for over a year now. A quaint restaurant with great food, amazing sauces, and the servers are always friendly. Food is cooked to order, so take your time and savor it. Very nice BYOB."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "A real gem. The food is always well prepared and full of flavor. The service is warm and friendly. One our favorites."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "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
  • "BYOB is a nice feature. French influence but creative international influences. Food is prepared very well. Would be really lovely if it were in a more charming location than a strip mall."
    Dined on 7/13/2013
  • "We were greeted by a very personable and pleasant waiter who asked if we had dined before (which we have not) and guided us through the menu choices. Everything is a la carte (although the entrees come with 2 sides), however, you can do a Prix Fixe for $50.00. You might think that is expensive, but let me tell you - it was worth the price! Very generous house salad (great!), appetizer, entree with 2 sides (large portions), and dessert! Fantastic restaurant. I am a repeat customer and am always dining at least twice a month. I wish I could afford every week!"
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "We went for the New Year's Eve 7-course menu and can candidly say that Dream Cuisine never disappoints. There were several new dishes on this menu that were all exceptional, among them the mushroom and posciutto fricassee, the ahi tuna steak, the tian of crab, and the smoked trout amuse bouche. And the place was packed -- as it should be."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The food was exquisite. I would have given 5 stars for service, but we had to wait over one hour and fifteen minutes for a table on new year's eve, and we had a reservation. And yes, the wait was worth it."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Very disappointing service. Took over 1 hour to get appetizers and then they tried to rush us out the minute we got our entrees Food was good but I don't think I would recommend it to others."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Glad we discovered this gem of a restaurant. Helpful service, delicious food. Enjoyed the live music - just the right volume. Accommodated my food sensitivity without sacrificing taste."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Dream Cuisine hits the bullseye again. Excellent food, friendly service, not big & noisy. Anything on the menu is wonderful, but the southern France items are the best. The prix fixe is the best choice: salad, appetizer, entree and dessert for $50 is a bargain. One word: GO."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "as I've been saying for years. The French onion soup is to die for but then all the offerings at this cozy, comfortable bistro are delicious. And on top of the great food and charming ambience, one can have a quiet conversation without straining to hear even when every table is occupied. This is my absolutely favorite restaurant in South Jersey and one of 3 or 4 on both sides of the river."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Our group of 6 had a wonderful dinging experience. Excellent service and marvelous food. We will absolutely go again soon."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "A friend & I went to remember a dear,departed friend who was a foodie. She had taken us to this restaurant a few years ago. How could I forget the magnificence of the food. The best "skate" fish dinner in memory!!! We will be back & more often. Michael, our server was gracious & fun,"
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "Excellent as always! Rack of lamb always a winner!"
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "Been there several times. A bit "pricey" but worth it for something different than another pasta restaurant on Saturday night. Enjoyed the different menu choices. Service was very warm and friendly this particular evening much better than the previous time we went when the wait staff was very "green" which kept us away for a while but glad we returned. We missed the wonderful food."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "We don't live anywhere close, but Dream Cuisine Cafe is a regular stop for us when we're in the area and it never disappoints. The chef is very creative and the food is always very good. It was noisier on this visit because of holiday group dinners, but despite the crowd the service was excellent as always. An added benefit is BYO, which is a rare treat for us."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "consistently great food in the provencal style, we've had the pleasure to be dinning there for years"
    Dined on 12/13/2013