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Garces Trading Company

2453 reviews
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$30 and under
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Garces Trading Company is a full-service bar and restaurant focused on Chef Garces’ own favorite dishes from his travels to cafes throughout Western Europe, with a focus on Italy, Spain and France. Our thoughtful menu of cafe staples is served throughout the day, and our bar offers a wealth of cocktails, wines and beers that pair beautifully with our menu.

House Specialties
Charcuterie & Cheese, House Made Mozzarella, Lyonnaise Salad, Steak Frites, Pan Seared Scallops, Poulet Roti, Trout Almondine, Fresh Fruit sangrias and an extensive European wine list.

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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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European, Contemporary European, Dessert
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:30am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
7 Days a Week 4-6pm
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Phone number
(215) 574-1099
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jose Garces
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Bring your favorite Garces Trading Co. specialties to your next event. Garces Catering brings the joy of sharing special occasions with our restaurant guests to any celebration, anywhere. Please call, 215-670-2381 for more information or email
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Cross street
Locust & Quince
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Parking details
In addition to street parking, there are public parking lots on Locust between 12th Street and 13th Street and also 11th Street between Walnut St. and Locust St.
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Public transit
-Take the Broad St line to the Walnut-Locust Stop
-Take the Market-Frankford line to 11th Street Station

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If you book a private event at Garces Trading Co, our event coordinators can provide you with unique entertainment options for your party.
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Special events & promotions
Designed to reflect the style of chic European markets, the multi-purpose space features a wide open floor plan that can accommodate events both large and small. If you’re looking for a creative gift for your attendees, Garces Trading Company has a unique selection of house-made and imported foods to select from. Wine from the adjacent boutique provides the perfect complement to your European bistro-style event.

Private Dining Room
Capacity: 22 Seated/30 Standing
The Salon
Capacity: 32 Seated / 40 Standing

Bar/Retail Corridor
Capacity: 35 Standing reception

The Salon & Bar/Retail Corridor
Capacity: 55 Standing Reception

Window Seating
Capacity: 18 Seated

Full Restaurant
Capacity: 135 seated / 150 Standing Reception

For parties of 12 or more, please call our private events team to schedule your reservation at 267-284-7979 or email
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Gift Card
Banquet, BYO Wine, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Garces Trading Company is home to a variety of spaces ideal for groups of all sizes. Our talented team prides themselves on creating a welcoming, festive atmosphere for you and your guests, and we would welcome the opportunity to speak with you personally about your upcoming celebration.

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What 2453 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5  based on recent ratings
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We are foodies who enjoy gourmet food. The food here was absolutely delicious! Our waitress was a delight! We will return!

vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

TOO LOUD! The combination of music turned up too high, tables too close together, and people conversing in raised voices made for an unpleasant experience. The brunch menu was limited in food selection, and the list of wines by the glass even more so. We have dined at more than a score of Open Table restaurants in Philadelphia and rate this restaurant lowest of them all.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great brunch! 25 dollar brunch menu is so worth it.

vipOpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Sat at the bar for brunch. Enjoyed the bartender, food was excellent, pastries over the top!
Lots of food. Nice ambiance.

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Food is excellent service fantastic but music is way to loud to hold conversations it’s at the forefront not background music

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Best scallops I have ever had!

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

This was my second time here and it was even better than I remembered. From the bread, to the cheese plate, meatballs, and lamb ragu- the food was flawless. Service was incredible as well and ambiance is great. It's not too noisy so you can hear your conversation but still a good crowd surrounding you. Great experience! Will definitely be back.

Jaemli (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

We enjoyed our meal very much, from the pate to the mussels to the ice cream dessert (a sundae for grownups). Everything was delicious and the service was excellent. The reason for a 4-star review instead of 5-stars: it was so noisy until the crowd thinned out that my husband and i had trouble hearing each other. A suggestion would be to turn down the music when the restaurant is super crowded.

vipDover (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We have been last year for lunch and it was wonderful. This time, there only seemed to be one waitress and one server. At one point, I actually had to go to the hostess to ask her to get our server. My lamb ragu pappardelle was just warm, 3 scallops for $8 each? Really? It will be quite a while before we go back. So disappointing. Now I see why only 3 tables were taken at 7:30.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Pre-show dinner. Looked at photos of food before going. Ordered 4 appetizers and the steak frites which was phenomenal! I wanted to lick the plate when it was done. Definitely will be going back.