LeBus East Falls

4.3
262 Reviews
$30 and under
American
We look forward to welcoming walk-in guests and are no longer available for reservations.

Located in Philadelphia's East Falls community at the corner of Ridge & Midvale Ave, LeBus Bistro is a family-friendly restaurant serving simple, American home-style food and hand-crafted cocktails. Walk-in guests are highly encouraged and reservations are limited. If you would like to book a date/time not listed on OpenTable, please contact us at 484-255-2100.
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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great burgers!

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vipFloan
Philadelphia
35 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Great place for breakfast or brunch. Food consistently delicious. Service slow - not sure I should blame the waiter; may have been the kitchen, although the place was not crowded.
Tiny gripe - you cannot get a side of 1 egg, you have to order 2.....

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Cbiv
Richmond
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Really good food for decent price. Menu is limited but worth it.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Went during brunch and wished they had a burger on the menu. The food we got was good though.

JM
vipJackM
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We went to hear The Humbleman Group perform and they were great! As a vegan, I appreciate that there are designated choices on the menu. Friendly service.

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vipmyra1205
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

very eclectic menu with something for every taste....however, it got much too noisy after 8 p for us older folks!!!

BH
BobH
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent brunch. Creative menu. Delicious breads!! A good casual spot for brunch, lunch or dinner

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Really good fresh food. Very helpful waitstaff. Appetizer came out after the entree. Music was lovely

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vipFoodieJudi
Atlantic City
23 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LeBus is one of my favorite local area restaurants. I love the casual, laid-back and comfortable atmosphere and the menu, and appreciate the consistently high quality of the food and service - professional and friendly - but not stuffy or intrusive. At our recent meal, there was live music and it was nice, but I especially liked that it was quiet enough to be enjoyed in the background while we enjoyed our own conversation with friends at the table. We LOVE LeBus!

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NickA
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Service was good, food was not as good as the last time we were here. Cocktails are a bit strong.

JH
JoannaH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was great, the atmosphere was lively, the service was good, the art on the walls was lovely. We were suprised by the band, which was a bit loud for dinner conversation, but fine music. I was bothered by the fan overhead, which made me uncomfortably cool.

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MarinaR
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Everything was very good. The margarita was EXCELLENT! Good choices. We had one vegetarian and one gluten free diner, and everyone found items they enjoyed for dinner

MF
MikeF
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Le Bus always provides very tasty food, in generous portions, at moderate prices. And their bread is remarkably good.

ML
MarjoryL
Philadelphia
38 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We arrived for dinner on the early side (6:15) so things were not as hectic as they would be by the time we left at 7:40 or so - with live music playing and a full house. There are some new items on the menu since we were last there - I tried the branzino - which was delicious sauteed with savory jasmine rice and broccoli accompanying the fish. My friends had the old stand-byes - meatloaf and a burger & we were all very satisfied. David Braverman is trying something new with desserts and this was still in transition when we were there -so no news to report about that.

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vipDanM
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service - fresh ingredients and cozy atmosphere

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Limited Happy hour .
Cauliflower wings are great!

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vipJeff
Philadelphia
142 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

I haven’t eaten at Le Bus in several years (in the Manayunk location) but always enjoyed the experience. Frankly we were overwhelmed (and way oversalted!). With In Riva just down the street and Fiorinoa around the corner, along with a couple of good neighborhood bars (with great burgers) Le Bus needs to dramatically up its game. I will likely return just to see if this was a off night. I want a fine restaurant here and hope Le Bus can be a part of that!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Staff always friendly ! The hostess Victoria is so awesome! Always in a good mood , makes you feel like family 👏🏾

MR
MichaelR
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Victoria made the evening. She is the most gracious hostess I have ever encountered and made the evening an inviting experience.

JS
vipJaclynS
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a cute place for brunch! The ambiance is so charming, and the service was amazing. Will definitely be back!!

BK
vipBarbaraK
Philadelphia
112 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Have been to this restaurant many times, for both lunch and dinner. We particularly enjoy the broad range of menu choices and the excellent service. Everything is prepared with an original twist. Comfortable and casual ambience.
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MaxR
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is very good and plentiful, the bread is delicious and the ambiance is very pleasant.
We've eaten there several times and have tried new selections from the menu each time. All of them have been delicious. We will return.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We love LeBus. It’s normally our go to place. We wanted to have an early dinner on NYE so we reserved a table just as the kitchen was opening. I’m not sure if they were short staffed in the kitchen, but it took an hour to get our food. It seemed as though our waiter, who was lovely, was running his tail off and was so busy he wasn’t able to give the kind of service we normally get at LeBus. From observing other diners around us, they had the same problem. The manager visited a couple of the other tables to offer apologies - but not to ours. Our waiter was so busy that after he delivered our meals to our table, we didn’t see him again until we asked for our check.
It was an off night, for sure but LeBus is one of our faves and we will be back.

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vipWarren
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed our lunch dishes very much. The coffee was weak and we were surprised that they didn’t have espresso.

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LesleeF
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely experience! Great ambiance and service. Food was delicious

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AMJO30
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great. Loved the food nice big portions and service was excellent.

DM
vipDanM
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food is very good and you can’t beat the ambience. That said, I wish the prices were a little more reasonable, especially since I am a frequent customer.

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vipBarbaraK
Philadelphia
112 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Great place for a casual dinner! The menu is wide-ranging and will satisfy meat and fish eaters as well as vegetarians. The service here is always attentive and caring

MO
MaureenO
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall2food4service1ambience3

We waited over an hour for your appetizer and main course. The waiter was apologetic but it was a bit absurd. The whole kitchen was backed up. The other diners experienced the same.

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vipChrisT
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience2

We had issues starting with the drink order, then we received burgers with buns drenched in grease, once we finished eating it took 25 minutes to get plates cleared and the check, the restaurant was not that busy, it was a Monday night. We won’t be back.

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Taff
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food, you can hear your own conversation and Jill is awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The greater was great and so kind. I was very happy with my food and waitress as well. Excellent overall.

DM
vipDanM
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Very good food and service. Excellent place to go with family if you don’t mind paying a little more for your meal

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience1

LeBus never disappoints. The manager, Jill, and server, Jesse, are always welcoming and eager to assure you have an enjoyable dining experience, and they’ve never missed the mark.
Mussels are back on the menu. I usually prefer a white wine sauce, but the red sauce was a pleaser, to my surprise. I’m now a fan.

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docrob
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance. Food is unusual and very good. Server was attentive although the place was crowed. He even apologized for not being attentive enough! Very good band playing, but not too loud to hinder conversation. i would highly recommend LeBus.

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vipDanM
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food was good - not great. Service was very good and the ambiance is always excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Felt that the waitstaff was understaffed and that we waited around to be asked about our orders for a while. Our waitress also forgot to put in one of our orders so we had to wait a while for one of our meals to come while everything else we ordered sat at our table. We have also had issues with drinks we have wanted being sold out and not sufficiently stocked for the demands of the restaurant (specifically wine and tea we have asked for from the menu).

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vipDanM
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Fresh ingredients, delicious bread and cozy ambiance. I definitely recommend this restaurant for casual meals with family and friends.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food, good atmosphere, and good timing of food

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vipPhilly
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had not been to LeBus for a long time because we hadn't cared for the menu and had a difficult time finding something we liked, but we found the menu is now quite different. There were many great options and we all loved everything we had. Two of us had the salmon which was great, one of us had meatloaf and the 4th person had risotto. Everyone was very pleased with their entrees. We also had soup which was very good. Everything was extremely flavorful. Service was good as well. We plan to return soon.

FAQs

LeBus East Falls offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (484) 255-2100.

LeBus East Falls is rated 4.3 stars by 262 OpenTable diners.