Parc

4.8
12524 Reviews
$30 and under
French
Stephen Starr's stylish addition to Rittenhouse Square pays tribute to French cafe culture, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, ideal for a quick bite or a leisurely meal. Parc recalls the chic brasseries of Paris, serving classic French fare in a charming space. Red leather banquettes topped with frosted glass provide a sense of intimacy. Details such as well-worn wooden chairs, vintage framed paintings and photos and antique brass fixtures transport guests across the Atlantic. French doors spill onto a sidewalk terrace covered by a dark red awning perfect for dining "en plein air." Reservations are not accepted for outdoor tables.

**A note from the restaurant**
Outside seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
What 12524 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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4.5
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Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DeeLisch
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined 19 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our45 th anniversary and the first anniversary of the couple at the next table. Lots of street activity and otherwise perfect

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Father’s Day lunch as always

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vip12jupiter
Philadelphia
34 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall3food3service2ambience2

We were there for our anniversary. We specifically asked our waiter to spread out our meal so we could enjoy each course. We were at a small table for two which was very nice near the window, but we weren’t finished our appetizers and our entrees came out. We had to make room, not the server . Unacceptable! Our waiter never checked with us after our entrees to see if we wanted another glass of wine our to see if our steak was cooked to our satisfaction. Unacceptable ! This was our first time at Parc based on recommendations from friends. Parc DID NOT meet our expectations. Very disappointing.

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vipDhn57
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience3

We had brunch to celebrate Father’s Day. The food was good but the location was loud. The temperature inside got warm once the windows were closed. Our appetizer was forgotten. The waiter apologized. I’ve come to expect exceptional experiences at Parc. It was good but not exceptional. Hopefully next time they will live up to expectations.

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vipAngelaG
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food and amazing service!! The Parc was able to accommodate 2 large tables next to each for our wedding brunch. Our server let us take our time and we enjoyed every second! We will be back . Thank you

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Christine
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Food was fantastic. Can’t wait to return!

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LisaE
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When you’re not able to travel but need a little escape, Parc makes you feel transported. The service is exceptional (Tim was especially helpful), the food is always delicious (we enjoyed oysters, escargot and scallops), the cocktails divine and the atmosphere delightful. Much gratitude for a well thought out handicap accessible entrance that allowed me to dine in a wheelchair without any fuss.

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pinklamb
New Orleans
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Parc is always worth it. The food and wine are impeccable, the service warm & attentive, and the outdoor dining can’t be beat for people watching. Will always return whenever we’re in Philly!

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SharonF
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional food. Server very attentive. Host was not too friendly or energetic.

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viphungry
Philadelphia
82 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always terrific.

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LisaL
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every time we travel to Philly we stop at Parc! It’s constantly terrific!

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amkshopper
Atlantic City
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous, as always!

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viphills
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Food was great. Service started out strong. By the end of the meal the staff became very inattentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Parc. Always reminds me of our visits to Paris. Wonderful food and atmosphere!

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SandySmith
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a favorite whether for lunch, dinner or brunch!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great as always. We were in the area an hour early and planned to hang around, but they were able to seat us outside when we checked in rather than have us wait. We were celebrating a birthday and they brought a complimentary dessert out to surprise my friend. Such a great location with great food and an awesome atmosphere.

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vipRichardP
Palm Springs
31 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply perfect in every way! We plan to go back again and again.

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RigobertoB
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1food2service1ambience1

This turned out to be a very disappointing experience, specially after hearing so much about this restaurant.
The service was erratic, the wrong dishes were delivered to each of both dinners, the sound level was extremely high, very very noisy.
The food was nothing special. I have enjoyed steak and frites much better in other places.
Not a place I want to return to.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated promptly and our server was warm and efficient

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved everything about my visit! The food and service are always impeccable

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vipSueS
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect in every way. Best staff in town, from check in to wait staff!

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vipJuneBug
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrific, as usual.

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lizziem
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service outstanding !! I would like to eat outside next time

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Waiter was not as good as expected. He forgot some of our hot drinks and then fibbed about it. He wasn’t properly attentive. Quiche I had was good but nothing special. Friend’s trout was swimming in almonds—no subtlety at all.
Place is fun but food was just ordinary.

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KaileeJ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great experience coming here for a 21st birthday dinner. We got seated and served quickly, and had a wonderful time.

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vipPatriceO
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food came out quickly and everyone enjoyed their dinner. The salmon was excellent and was served in a bed of peas and lima beans which were excellent

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Steve
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food and excellent service. A bit noisy inside, but okay.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was an anniversary and they read my note on my open table comment. Loved the service , great recommendations. Food was good and quick ! Couldn’t have asked for a better date night

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SusanC
Tampa
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful meal. The bread basket is worth a visit here. Rita, our server, was amazing.

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vipDonna
Philadelphia
64 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience5

GREAT table, always good but the crab in my avocado crab salad was a bit fishy; I did not eat it - filled up on some bread.

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Bennie
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service and wonderful experience.

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vipEnjoysfood
Philadelphia
144 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious meal as always. Ate outside in the cute and innovative chalets, individual open air dining areas with glass between each one. Very nice, private outside dining. They also have the traditional outside and inside dining as well. I had the avocado toast, which was delicious and my husband had an omelet which also was delicious. Service was excellent, would highly recommend. You feel like you are in Paris not in Philadelphia. We love this restaurant.

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MerritP
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Staff was very professional. Setting ideal for lunch on a summer day.

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mmmmm
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Nothing to add. Always dependable—even in a thunderstorm.

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Brian
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been here a few times. Food was delicious, cocktails were great, and the atmosphere was energetic.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my mom out for a date and the day was absolutely perfect.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as usual. We ate outside and the service and food were excellent

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vipHridoydoctor
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Please be aware that the salt levels in most dishes is quite high. I wish they would tone down the salt.

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vipconvoyhelm
Atlanta
182 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience4

We arrived 30 minutes ahead of our reservation, hoping to nab an outdoor table. We were told that we'd need to wait unless we were willing to sit inside. We waited at the park and then returned and were seated in a 'chalet.' We were grateful to be outside, but our wait person took close to 20 minutes to bring us our menus and water and, basically, was hard to pin down &/or absent throughout most of our meal. My husband's trout was SO salty that it was almost inedible, but since we could not find our waitperson and he was hungry, he went ahead and ate it, while drinking TONS of water to cut the salt. My Nicoise salad was fine, but not very special (especially with canned rather than seared tuna). Coffee was watery and had to be returned for a cappucino but, of course, that took close to 15 minutes to accomplish too. Overall, a rather disappointing meal and I had left a message in our reservation that we were celebrating our 37th wedding anniversary which was also not acknowledged at all!!

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vipNicoleC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Awesome birthday dinner!

FAQs

Parc offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (215) 545-2262.

Parc is rated 4.8 stars by 12524 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.