Philippe Chow - Uptown

4.6
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2637 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Chinese
Philippe puts his own spin on traditional Beijing-style cuisine with results that are modern, flavorful and theatrical. All specialty dishes are served family-style, giving all guests the opportunity to experience a taste in every dish ordered. Our philosophy focuses on bringing people together for an experience that they can share with one another – starting with our signature dishes.
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Thank you for joining Philippe Chow this Christmas! If you would like to book a party of 10 guests or more, please contact Amy Gottenberg at 212 459 0270 or amy@philippechow.com.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

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Thank you for joining Philippe Chow this New Year's Eve! If you would like to book a party of 10 guests or more, please contact Amy Gottenberg at 212 459 0270 or amy@philippechow.com.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

What 2637 People Are Saying
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New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love love love this place !! So many people recommended this place and I’m glad I finally went .

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded a day ago

So glad you enjoyed it, we're glad you finally joined us also! Hope to see you again soon.

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MN
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

High class dining with great portions and an amazing atmosphere!

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded a day ago

Mateo, thanks for your kind review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed it!

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PM
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always enjoy everything about Philippe’s. I’ve never encountered any issues at either of their locations.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded a day ago

Thanks for your review and loyalty, Phil. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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NS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The food was exceptional and our waiter Nick was the bomb he made sure we had all we needed. However, at the end of our dinner our waiter changed, and we thought Gratuity was already added to our bill (simple misunderstanding). We had also given a cash tip to the waiter who took over for like the last 10 minutes. Apparently he was not satisfied and returned the receipt folder to us and told us Gratuity was not included, apparently because he was not satisfied with the cash tip. That was a a bit rude, the way he came back to our table. Would I come back to dine at Philippe? Absolutely.... Did our night end well? No....

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded a day ago

Nya, we're sorry to hear about this behavior from your waiter and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience overall. We'll send you a DM to get more information.

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D
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food4service4ambience4

It was fine. Except they would not split the bill onto 6 cards and yet they did so at the bar.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded 4 hours ago

Thanks for your review. We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed and we appreciate your feedback.

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DP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was really good & the service was awesome. I would recommend Philippe Chow to all of my friends and business associates.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on December 2, 2019

Thanks for your kind review!

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CR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Atmosphere was nice. The hosts & servers were very nice. However, the food wasn’t as good as I expected it to be. More like overpriced Chinese food.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on December 2, 2019

Cierra, we're sorry to hear that you were disappointed and we hope that you will give us another try in the future.

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T
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience5

Food not as good as I remember.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on December 2, 2019

Tolache, thank you for your review and feedback.

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RP
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing. Very posh urban vibe, but we were upstairs so did not really impact us. Would recommend for NYC visitors looking for a cool experience.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on December 2, 2019

Robin, thanks for your review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience!

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N
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

I always make it my business to visit Phillipe a few times a year. I love their Crispy Beef and Kung Pao Chicken. The staff is also always very pleasant and accommodating. The only downside is that some of tables are pretty close together. Overall, great experience.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on December 2, 2019

Thank you for your loyalty, Nick. We look forward to having you back!

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LF
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Five stars is understatement! Can’t wait to go back!!!

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on December 2, 2019

Leah, thank you so much for your review. We look forward to hosting you again soon!

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

I will be returning again.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on December 2, 2019

Thank you, we look forward to having you back!

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JH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience2

This place featured poor food and incredibly slow service. We arrived at noon with the restaurant almost empty and they still couldn't get us out in less than and hour and half.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on December 2, 2019

Hi Jonathan, thank you for your review and feedback. We're looking into what happened and we sincerely apologize for the wait.

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OT
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2019
Overall1food3service5ambience2

Made us wait 45 minutes for a table when we had a reservation. Very unprofessional , they had 2 people at tables for 4.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on December 2, 2019

We're sorry to hear about your experience and we thank you for your feedback.

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BC
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love it !! Absolutely fabulous will be back soon! Making this an every year tradition!!

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 21, 2019

Bobby, thanks for your kind words and for making us a part of your annual tradition!

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TB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phillipe Chow never fails to give optimal ambiance and service. I had a wonderful experience trying out new dishes such as the lobster satay, as well as eating my usual favorite chicken with lettuce cups. My waiter was very attentive to me and my family. A great time was had by all.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 18, 2019

Thanks for your review. We're so thrilled to hear that everyone had a great time!

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J
New York Area
110 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We were upstairs - not the hot spot to dine but certainly quieter and at ou age we like that! The food is always GREAT

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 21, 2019

Thank you, Jamie. So glad that we could accommodate and hope to see you again soon!

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ES
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants I’ve been to. Every dish that we ordered came out perfect. Service was amazing, everyone was so polite and helpful. Definitely will be coming again

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 18, 2019

Thank you, Elias. Happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience!

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P
New York Area
164 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant has been re-invented in the best sort of way. In the past they would always use the same brown sauce on top of everything, so always best not to have anything with sauce. The sesame shrimp with honey walnuts was a great appetizer and the barbecued spare ribs are just as yummy and meaty as Philippe's father's restaurant MR CHOW. Peking Duck for $85 is a bargain because the duck is gigantic and you can keep getting refills on the thin wrapper variety. Try a Lichee martini and most of what you will get is pure alcohol. Delicious from every direction. Highly recommended.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 18, 2019

Thank you, Professor. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience!

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g
New York Area
384 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

If you love high end Chinese and don't necessarily want to drop $100 per person, check out the amazing prix fixe lunch at Philippe. $26 for two courses ($29 with dessert) from some of their most popular menu options served with the same flair and courtesy. Dishes are serve family style so if you are with a good friend you can try twice as much. Our favorites are the chicken in lettuce and the orange crispy beef, but we haven't had anything we don't like.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 18, 2019

Thank you for your kind and detailed review. Hope to see you again soon!

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s
Washington DC
38 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience1

Too noisy; too crowded; food double the price of what you can easily get elsewhere.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 18, 2019

Thank you for your review and we're sorry that you had a disappointing experience.

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PF
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Peking duck is delicious. Carved at your table Definitely putting this dining experience in the top 10.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 15, 2019

Patrick, we're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience and loved our famous Peking Duck. Hope to see you again!

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DS
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall4food5service1ambience4

The food was absolutely amazing! Definitely recommend the food, particularly the curry prawns and the four pepper prawns. Also, the pork soup dumplings are to die for. Good selection and taste of cocktails.

Our service, however, was not good at all. Our waiter apparently forgot to put in our drink order, brought the wrong appetizer, and brought a wrong entree. We had to repeatedly ask for help from another waiter, which was frustrating.

The food is out of this world, I hope that the service was not normal and that we just got someone on an off day.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 18, 2019

Danny, thank you for your review and we're happy to hear that you loved all of the food. We'd like to look into your service issues - I will send you a DM to get more information.

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OT
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing hostesses they were very understanding and accommodating. The food was very good and the servers were very helpful and attentive. My reservation was too late so I couldn’t get the duck. But I will back very soon.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 15, 2019

Thanks for your review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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TY
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The experience was great I love philippe chow the food is awesome.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 15, 2019

Thanks for your review, Tyrone. Happy to hear that you loved our food!

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LF
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never gets old! I have to say I enjoy their food every time, lunch or dinner-it’s always amazing!

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 15, 2019

Thank you, Leah. Hope to see you again soon!

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H
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

My waiter was great. He was patient. He made great suggestions and he knew the menu very well. This is always one of my go-to spots to catch up with friends or celebrate a life event.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 15, 2019

Thanks for your review, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed it!

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KC
New York Area
74 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

best sweet and sour chx in NYC. manager and waiters are great. my favorite place!

LF
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the best Birthday lunch!!! Their food is on another level. Baked Alaska is a must!!!!
And of course their friendly staff ❤️

OT
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

m
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary - always exceptional, never any complaints thank you to the phillippes staff and chefs for always creating a great experience

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 6, 2019

Thank you for letting us help you celebrate! We're so happy to hear that everything was great. Happy Anniversary!

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a
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there but not my last.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 6, 2019

Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you again!

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IS
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Went back for a third time to enjoy the Peking Duck. They really do a fantastic job with this dish.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 18, 2019

Thank you Irene, glad you enjoyed our famous Peking Duck...again!

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e
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Food was good as usual, except the shrimp, there was something off about it ,other than that we loved it and loved that we can bring our 5 year old w us and no one seemed to care (in a good way!)

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 4, 2019

Eleni, thanks for your review. We're glad your whole family enjoyed the experience and we will definitely talk to the Chef about the shrimp.

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OT
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s one of my favorites

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 18, 2019

Thank you!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great ambiance, one of our favorite places to celebrate a birthday

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 4, 2019

Thanks for your review. We love helping you celebrate!

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AH
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food , great service highly recommend to anyone looking for an amazing taste and big portions

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 4, 2019

Thank you, Anthony. Hope to see you again!

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JC
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Attentive service at all levels.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 1, 2019

Thanks for your review, John. Good to hear!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Food is great!! Really good! But the atmosphere wasn’t all that... place doesn’t look anything special, some guy was mopping while people were eating, boring layout, and one of the emergency lights was on almost the whole time -_- . The staff was great though! On point, swift with the water fill ups, kept checking in on us and the food. Just wish the place looked nicer.

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on November 8, 2019

Thanks for your review and we're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service. We appreciate the feedback regarding atmosphere as well. Hope to see you again!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall3food5service3ambience2

The lobster for 2 is delicious, the food was excellent

Philippe Chow - Uptown
Responded on October 29, 2019

Thanks for your review, so glad you enjoyed the Lobster for Two!

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