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Chez Philippe

#53 of 1,212 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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149 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2638 (Second Street)
+1 901-529-4188
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 19:00
Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Poplar Bluff, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have traveled and experienced many areas...this is at the top of our list, my wife said, #1 meal and experience!

Thank Steve P
Memphis, Tennessee
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144 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It is a true example of old Southern Hospitality! We loved the service and meal.... Just don't die of sticker shock ehen you receive bill!

Thank Steve R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

This restaurant is like something out of a Parisian movie -- grand, elegant setting with high ceilings, mural walls, crystal sconces, etc. A small restaurant, so booking ahead is a must. Ambience aside, the food and service are excellent. It is at minimum a four-course dinner, highly priced at $95 per person but very much worth the indulgence. First, I... More 

Thank Delish45
Memphis, Tennessee
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133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Chez Phillippe was big on Atmosphere....but the food and service was not up to snuff for a hotel that is in such a swanky hotel. It was actually very disappointing-from quality fo the food to the level of service provided before and during our meal.

Thank mmemphis2016
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

For the discerning diner and for special dinner occasions - great service, great wines, great food. Not for those who will baulk at prices.

Thank Deesh N
Anaheim, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Had a romantic dinner with my husband. We had a choice between a 4-course or 7-course (without description!). We chose the 4-course dinner and it was delicious and filling. The service was excellent!

Thank DebDoodlesS
Wheaton, Illinois
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Chez Philippe is as good as any restaurant to which we've been. It is in a league with Alinea or Everest in Chicago, but without the drama or pretension. Jack, the Maitre'd is fantastic. He's friendly and professional. Our plans went a bit smoother than anticipated, so we were ready to dine almost one hour before our reservations, but Jack... More 

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Santa Barbara
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent meal and outstanding service. Interesting that the owner's family members are in the wall murals. Intimate dining experience.

Thank sandralC1002VS
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great food, amazing presentation, and service was refined and attentive. The sommelier bent over backwards to try to please us when our original wine choice, a Bandol, was no longer available. The Pastry Chef is a genius and should be forbidden to leave the hotel—losing her would be a great loss. In all, a great visit in a grand room,... More 

Thank Sean P
San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Outstanding service in the Forbes 4 star restaurant. Service is unobtrusive, understated and world class. Menu offerings are from a French palate. The facility is old-world elegant and should be made first on a place to spend a special occasion.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2638
    (Second Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-529-4188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?