Nectar - Philadelphia
Nectar - Philadelphia

Nectar - Philadelphia

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tastenectar.com/
  • Phone: 6107259000x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    11:30am–3:00pm Monday–Friday

    Dinner:
    3:00–9:00pm Monday
    3:00–10:00pm Tuesday–Thursday
    3:00–11:00pm Friday
    5:00–11:00pm Saturday
    5:00-9:00pm Sunday
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: French, Asian
  • Executive Chef: Patrick Feury
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Public Transit: SEPTA Berwyn and Daylesford Train Stations are .5 miles from the restaurant
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Private Lot with complementary valet offered on most nights.
A word from Nectar - Philadelphia
"Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon…" Dalai Lama

At Nectar, our love for cooking is deeply embedded in that belief.

Nectar, a sensuous, sumptuous, savory experience, features the Asian-inspired-French-infused signature cuisine of star chef Patrick Feury.

Nectars eclectically creative menu offers the perfect amalgamation of classic French cooking with the freshest, finest, seasonal and sustainable ingredients. From wild Alaskan salmon to Arctic Char to grass-fed beef to free range poultry to locally grown, hand picked organic produce; Nectar is committed to selecting what is best for our patrons as well as our planet. Our dedication to quality is captured in our extensive collection of wines, craft beer and fresh nectar cocktails. We assiduously pair the varietal notes in our wines to consummately complement our aromatic dishes.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Nectar - Philadelphia reviews from OpenTable diners
169 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelEnergetic
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (122)special occasion (104)hot spot (71)neighborhood gem (63)good for groups (61)romantic (57)notable wine list (50)vibrant bar scene (50)great for lunch (27)great for outdoor dining (17)late-night find (8)scenic view (4)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Nectar was "ALIVE"
    RoamingChef
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Great find on the Main Line. The bartender was extremely friendly even though she was getting pounded at the service bar. I called ahead letting them know that this was a special event as I had my wife and son along who were both celebrating their birthdays. We were seated at probably the best seat in the house. The Sushi was excellent. followed by a very diverse menu. I had the Wok Chili Filet which was extremely tender and tasty. My wife had the Hot Pot which had a really nice selection of fresh seafood seasoned perfectly. Dinner was capped off by surprise desserts on the house. The warm doughnuts and trio of sauces were killer! You know we'll be back soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Nice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The food and service were excellent, but we were stuck at the back corner of the second floor beside a large group of kids having a birthday party being chaperoned by parents.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JennibeVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Great service! Great sushi!! Nice selection of wine and beer!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nectar
    PWD10S
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    DELICIOUS - fabulous flavors melded together - high praise for the food although would have prefered a lower noise level.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently Excellent Choice
    JillybeanVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We have not had a bad meal at Nectar. The food is consistently excellent and the service is attentive. If you like Asian food and are willing to spend some money (this is not a frugal meal if you enjoy yourself, but the value is in the quality), Nectar is equal to any of the more trendy city restaurants and it is easily accessible without the Philly traffic and the outrageous parking.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    WE had a great time, the food was good, and he ambiance was exactly what we were looking for....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • phillygirlVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Very good food, nice size portions, very attentive service, love the free valet parking, close enough from center city phila for a dinner out, noisy once restaurant filled up
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A solid choice
    TrollsDadVIP
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    One of the best places for sushi in the area. The other food looks fantastic as well, but I always stick to sushi. The sushi prices are on the higher end, but so is the quality.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Throgmorton
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    This was our first time at Nectar. We had a reservation for 8, got there early and they were able to seat us. The restaurant was quite busy, but our server was attentive. The food came to the table in a timely manner and it was excellent! I ordered the Wok soft crab pot and it was excellent. The spicy tuna roll was very good as well. We will go back again with friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great food and a scene
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Nectar is a VERY energetic restaurant - so be prepared - it's a scene for sure. BUT - the food is excellent. Very flavorful and at times unusual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • City vibe in the burbs
    passion4fdVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    As the only Stephen Starr restaurant in the burbs, it provides that city vibe. However the pounding unvarying unrelentless bass all through dinner made it difficult for conversation. The menu is varied and offers alot of choices. Food was good and tasty but a bit overpriced. Nice wine list and list by the glass but huge markup. Definitely good for groups. We had great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent first experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Nice atmosphere, great cocktails and service. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    This is one of the best restaurants on the Main Line. Great food and excellent cocktails. You should definitely try this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Great food and service would recommend it and will go again MD
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pleasant Surprise
    yankeerose72
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I have food allergies and there were plenty of options for me on the menu. The server was wonderful in double checking my menu choices and letting me know if a dish would be okay for me or not. The entree portions were just the right size and everything was made fresh. Overall, it was a wonderful experience for the three of us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Come for food, not conversation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    A great place to frequent with someone you don't really want to talk to but have great food! The food was presented beautifully, but the restaurant is so loud it was difficult to have a good conversation. We ended up laughing through dinner because we were forced to hear the conversation from the next table- a couple who were trying to get back together. We didn't really need to hear the details!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner for two
    Mthomas
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Our dinner was very nice. Our reservation was at 6:30. It was not too busy when we go there. Our food came out very quickly. Unfortunately as it got busier the staff was not checking in as often. We asked for something to be wrapped up to go an no one ever came over. We waited for a period of time and ended up leaving. We also had to ask for more water because we would run out. Overall the meal was amazing. It was ashame that it got so busy they could not continue the excellent service we had at the beginning of our night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch at Nectar
    bbclan
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Wonderful experience! The service, food, and ambiance was outstanding! Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • KoKoVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Outstanding service. My salmon was great as were the soft shell crabs my wife had. Quite a crowd for a Monday night. On reservation I did note it was our 42 wedding anniversary. Would have been nice had they wished us a Happy 42nd. Still a great place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Poor service Friday September 12
    amyeds
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Very loud. Very poor service! Wouldn't recommend it and would never eat there again!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistent Winner...
    My2CentsVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We have dined at Nectar several times and it has always been fantastic. The sushi is so fresh - it just melts in your mouth. The seasonal specialties offer some unique options and were very tasty. Scallops and risotto was a big winner. I would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but very loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Great food and presentation, good service but very difficult to hear members of dinner party as well as the server due to the noise level.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My favorite restaurant!!
    sugarandspiceVIP
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    I love Nectar!! The food is amazing and never disappoints. The best sushi and pad thai that I have ever had!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Return Visit!
    Violoncelle74VIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Ate here about a month ago with my family and thoroughly enjoyed it. Had to be in Berwyn on business by myself and was tempted to return. Glad I did. There was not a sour note among my choices. Cocktails are innovative and refreshing, emphasizing local fruit where possible. Wines by the glass also nicely selected. I can see dining here any time I'm in the area!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best drinks on the western mainline
    SMGoldVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Great bartender and food, plus A wine list that makes you want to never leave...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great good, great service and great scene. What more can you ask for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner
    Patrick
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Our meal was spectacular. Highly recommend the cheese plate. Service was top notch. Very pricey especially the cocktails.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Someplace special
    Yumtum
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Amazing food. The menu has some truly unique offerings. The sushi is what we mostly come for but everything else we have had has been so good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very interesting
    SamandDeb229
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Very upscale, Nectar feels a bit like a country club with food you do not get just anywhere. European style wait staff adds just the right touch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Continues to impress
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Haven't been there since 2009, been living in the city.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another Great Meal
    Garthfis
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    This was our 5th visit to Nectar and it reinforced how much we love this restaurant. We have never been disappointed with the food or service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JRL1194
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I live 2 miles and have been wanting to go there literally for years but for one reason or another we just never did. I was pleasantly surprised. I expected it to be good but it was better than good. A happy dining experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Glad we returned
    ladiegrayVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I used to dine here frequently but stopped after being treated rudely by one of the hosts. I am glad we decided to return after about 4 years. The menu is pretty much the same but the food was very very good. The wine and drink list is excellent as well. And we were lucky to find our favorite waiter, Bob, was still there and remembered us.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Did Something Change?
    PK19072
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    In the past, Nectar has never failed to provide an exquisite and uniquely wonderful dining experience. So much so that it became the go to place for those special occasions. The food was something really special, each morsel slowly savored with all the senses. An experience that far transcended merely eating. The last two visits however were disappointingly just ok. Not bad, still provided an enjoyable evening, but no match for the still vivid memories of the exceptional culinary wizardry of visits past. Hopefully it's just two consecutive anomalies and the magic is alive and well and not indicative of a new standard.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always makes us want to go back
    Rick
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Great food, service and ambiance - fits all occasions.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply superb
    Sandy
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Nectar continues to be one of my favorite places in the Philadelphia area. The food and service were superb on our most recent visit. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Totally awesome!!
    meenapts
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Everything about the experience at this restaurant was awesome! The food is fantastic from appetizer to dessert. We had sushi and a seafood bento box to share. The filet with goat cheese ravioli was fantastic (seasonal menu). Make your reservation and go have a enjoyable dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great food but horrible experience
    aussie23
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    I was very excited to take my team to nectar, I told them how great the food was, when we arrived I was stopped by the valet parking attentant, and I said 'oh no thankyou' for 2 reasons 1. I had no cash and 2. I've nevered used it as I'm australian. He proceeded to bang the roof of my rental car as I drove to park. Great food but would never recommend to anyone. It may be a US custom but being rude or volient doesn't excuse ignorance.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lively Nighttime Scene
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014VIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Servers are great - Great variety of food - Upbeat atmosphere
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Long standing fave.......
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Nectar remains a favorite place for either a lunch with friends or to entertain guests for an elegant evening. Food as always creative, well prepared and delicious. My only concern is that some updating is badly needed. Our menus were stained which raises questions regarding attention to detail. Furthermore, the carpets are very much in need of a steam cleaning. Please bring back the luster.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.