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About 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.
Berwyn, PA 19312
Hours of Operation:
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Lot with complementary valet offered on most nights.
SEPTA Berwyn and Daylesford Train Stations are .5 miles from the restaurant
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Nectar - Philadelphia Ratings and Reviews
Met friends we hadn't seen for years. We all loved our dinners. The edamame dumplings were delicious as was the wild mushroom pad Thai.
Great for vegetarians. On our reservation we requested a quiet table and they gave us a perfect spot curtained off, private and quiet.
A great dining experience!
I didn't know the location was valet only, so I went into a mini-panic because I never carry cash. The valet people were super friendly and funny. Luckily I was able to get couple of dollars for the valet. Kevin our waiter was attentive enough, he came around just enough for us to feel taken care of but not bothered. I had the mango roll, it was good, not the best sushi I've ever had but a lot better then other locations. The drinks were delicious and the desert, mint brownie ice-cream, was okay. Nothing special. I would describe the atmosphere as cozy and warm. I'd go again to give other items on the menu a try.
Love this restaurant we hadn't eaten at Nectar in 3-4 years and made a reservation last minute and met another couple Saturday night . Amazing service from check in at the front desk to the hostess to our incredible waitress . The good was delicious we had 3-4 starters , calamari , tuna tartare , and some others , great wine selection and ambiance . Dinner was delicious we ordered 3-4 dishes and shared . Portions are generous and we ended dinner with a cappuccino and doughnuts for dessert . We will be back !
Solid experience, service was a little rushed at first with 4 dishes coming out at once, would have preferred to enjoy the 2 orders of foie gras and then the two orders of pork buns separately. Foie gras should be enjoyed slowly and then the next course should then follow once we finished. This way the foie doesn’t get cold before you can enjoy It to the fullest. Drinks were excellent, while my Roasted stripe bass was not very good. I was given a free drink as a consolation. I also wound up ordering another order of the foie gras since I was still a tad hungry. Also ordered multiple sushi courses which all were very good. Finished with the donuts. Overall a good experience for New Year’s Eve. With tip the dinner wound up being a 280 dollar meal for two. Only gripe I could say is, that if a customer only takes one bite out of their entree, a free 12 dollar drink isn’t proper consolation over a 28 dollar dish, which was still on the bill. I didn’t want to make a fuss because I enjoyed the experience and wanted to ring in 2018 in a positive way. Overall I had a good time and will be back, as this is my favorite place to celebrate special occasions.
Been more than a year since my wife and I last visited Nectar - we will be back a deal sooner next time round. Quite and exceptional range of food types - more than one expects even in "Asian fusion". We were there early evening on New Year's Eve - the place was very busy. The wait staff was wonderfully well organized - smooth and very efficient. The food was very good indeed and we took the opportunity to get away from traditional winter/Holiday food. Cold dishes and hot were equally good and equally well served.
I am a New Yorker and visit Nectar when I am staying in the area. This place is magnificent to say the least! The chef is gifted, the menu and offerings are delicious. All in a vibrant and beautiful space that is pleasing to the eye. It has BIG CITY flare in a small town. You simply must visit, enjoy, and brag about it.
First, his holiness the Dalai Lama never said "Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon." (Check Snopes) They should remove this from their advertising as it is actually a pretty non-Buddhist thing to say in addition to being false.
On to the food -- it is very good, but not brilliant. Still, very nice to have in the neighborhood and we go a few times a year, though I think it is overpriced.
I would have given 5 stars but...one glass of scotch $28??? All 4 of us agreed the food was fabulous. Service was excellent. The cost of the liquor was out of sight in our opinion. Glass of Savignon Blanc was reasonable at $10 so I’d suggest sticking with wine when you go.
My fiancé and I love Nectar. It never disappoints! Great food and fantastic service. We had Bob as our waiter recently and he went above and beyond to make our dining experience great! Highly recommend dining at Nectar for a date night or night out with friends.
Nectar has retained its well deserved reputation of fine dining in the suburbs. From start to finish the wait staff was present but not overbearing. The selection of dishes would meet any expectation. The edemame dumplings were delicious and the sushi was fresh and presented beautifully. Some restaurants save their best for dinnertime. Not so with Nectar. They serve their best at each meal.
There were fewer patrons at lunch so the noise level was quiet. That might not be the case were all the tables full. The tables are arranged well with several areas able to be closed off with drapes allowing for a number of more private spaces.
This is a “go to” restaurant and very popular. The staff do not take that for granted.
The power went out multiple times leading to extremely delayed food and being told that we wouldn’t be able to order main course. They were able to restore power and we were able to order main course but it took much much longer.
We also asked our waiter multiple times for ice-free water and didn’t receive it until we flagged down the bus boy and requested again.
This is a great restaurant for special occasions. The food is imaginative and very, very good. The one thing that didn't stand very well with my wife and I was that our appetizers were served before our drinks. I don't like feeling rushed when I'm paying $200 for a dinner. We did mention this to our server, she apologized, and then the level of the service picked up to the point where after our meal, we hardly even remembered that little glitch.
One thing you need to know is this restaurant, as eye appealing as the place is and as wonderful that the food is, the seating is quite dense and it's not a quiet place, by any stretch of the imagination. It is, however, very lively, busy, and great for people watching. If you're looking for a quiet little table where you can chat quietly, you probably won't find it here.
We had a reservation and were immediately taken to our table. Our server, Bob, was extremely nice and very attentive. We began the night with a cocktail. I ordered a seasonal drink called Autumn Rum Punch. My wife ordered the Bangkok Mango Martini for her first drink and went with the Autumn Rum Punch for her second drink. The mango martini was delicious. It even came with a sliced mango.
As for the food, we started with the Seafood Bento for Two. Absolutely delicious. The seafood bento includes two lobster dumplings, which looked more like lobster ravioli, tuna tartare, two lobster sliders with bacon, and two shrimp spring rolls. The entire box was great, but the sliders and the dumplings were definitely the highlights.
After the seafood bento, we ordered two speciality sushi rolls: eel and Maine Roll. I was actually disappointed in the rolls. They had no flavor and were fairly boring for the price. I've definitely had better rolls for cheaper. I will say the rolls were a nice size, but the taste was lacking. The shrimp pad thai was delicious. Some restaurants can take something as simple as pad thai and screw it up, but not Nectar.
To cap off the night, we ordered two desserts. We ordered the Nectar Valrhona Chocolate Torte and the warm cinnamon waffle. The chocolate torte is very rich and very delicious. On top, you have a Guanaja chocolate mousse and the bottom layer is dark chocolate cake with 70% cocoa. It is wrapped in cocoa nib candy, which is basically a sheet of chocolate with the name of the restaurant on it in gold. It sort of reminds you of a Louis Vuitton bag (chocolate brown with gold lettering). The cinnamon waffle dessert included two small crispy triangular belgian-style waffles with buttermilk ice cream, maple glazed banana, candied pecans, white chocolate sauce and rosemary foam. The taste was a little subdued compared to the chocolate torte, but it was also delicious.
Came here for lunch and had the lobster ravioli I have to say the sauce was EXCELLENT if you love lobster and ravioli it’s a must try .... I also had sushi which was fresh and delicious. Topped off with sparkling water was perfect ! I love this place always a great meal. Lunch or dinner.
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