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Party Size
For 2
Date
Sat, 2/24
Time
8:00 PM
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You must make reservations at least 5 minutes in advance of the time at Laurel.
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Laurel

4.8
591 reviews
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$50 and over
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French
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An intimate French/American restaurant by Chef/Owner Nicholas Elmi.

Laurel only offers a 7 course tasting menu for $96/guest. An optional wine pairing is available at $65/guest. Please note any allergies or dietary restrictions in your reservation allowing us to accommodate.

*Sample Tasting Menu can be viewed on our website
*Menu is subject to change
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French, American
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Hours of operation
Sunday: CLOSED
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday-Thursday: 5:30PM-10:00PM
Friday-Saturday: 5:30PM-11:00PM
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Phone number
(215) 271-8299
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Nicholas Elmi
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Cross street
E. Passyunk & Tasker
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Parking details
Valet is available Tuesday-Sunday on East Passyunk Square where the Singing Fountain is located (Passyunk Avenue & Tasker Street).

$12 with validation.
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Additional
BYO Liquor
What 591 People Are Saying
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4.8
service
4.7
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billyfromphilly (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

We were late and staff were very accommodating

Food was great

Wines paired well

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AshleyB 
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The food started off delicious and innovative. Then halfway through the chef paired fish with chicken stock (!) which completely over powered the entire experience. Then came the gnocchi, as an add on. That was over cooked, as any Italian would know. The lamb was delicious. I was quite excited to dine here because of the hype but definitely not worth the price.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
1.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We had a nice meal, but unfortunately came down ill shortly after leaving. We aren't sure which course, but both my wife and I were violently ill. After calling to mention the experience and suggesting they check the food, the person I spoke said "thanks" and just hung up. Frankly, very disappointed in that response, it is unacceptable for an establishment that holds themselves in such high regard.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

We have been wanting to dine at Laurel for a few years. We know of Nicholas Elmi from Top Chef and a food festival we attended a few years ago. I must say the meal was definitely worth the wait. We took my in laws from Colorado to Laurel as a belated Christmas present. We all had an amazing experience. The sophisticated flavors and nuances to each tasting course impressed all of us. The small and simple ambiance was very comfortable and the service was impeccable. Laurel certainly is at a fairly high price point but it is well worth the indulgence.

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JoelleF (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Hands down the best meal I’ve eaten in Philly, probably better than any meal I’ve had in New York. It rates up there with a dinner I ate in Paris when I went there. Absolutely divine.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

The best as usual

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

We went for a belated birthday. We have done numerous tasting menus in the last several years and this one ranks in the top 3, possibly ranks as the best. Not just one dessert but 4, diverse and tasty dishes, excellent staff, worth the $

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vipsandyb (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Each course was delicious and unusual. So fabulous every time!

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vipManagersunite (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We celebrated our 1 year anniversary. I wanted to take him someplace he’s never been. Laurel always exceeds my expectations. Can’t wait to go back again.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great fine dining experience in Philly; refined but not pretentious.

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