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Bistro St. Tropez

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Center West
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2400 Market St, 4th Floor of the Market Place Design Center, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3041 (23rd Street)
+1 215-569-9269
17:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 11:30 - 15:00
Wed 05:30 - 22:00
Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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625 reviews
393 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 661 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

And so a final meal at this wonderful, iconic French Restaurant in Philadelphia. The place is closing...a victim of higher rents in the 30th and Market area. As i said before, close your eyes in the fine zinc bar and then squint out onto the bridge above the Schuylkill and for that second you are in Paris. Though this was... More 

3 Thank TommyBoy94
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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151 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

a birthday dinner for a friend...set menu from restaurant week as this beloved restaurant is closing february end..good service, lovely decor, a view to sigh over...fresh salad, warm soup, delightful dessert...extensive wine and beer listing...go before it's too late!

1 Thank phillyborn114
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Restaurant week is a good time to visit a restaurant you might have thought of going to before, but needed an extra boost to get there. Bistro St. Tropez captivated from the moment I read their offerings for the week. Menus and descriptions of the food can make or break one's decision to try a restaurant; in this case I... More 

Thank fab_five_friends
Ellicott City, Maryland
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We were introduced to this hidden gem, open since 1987, by my brother-in-law. He recommended it as a great option, especially with Restaurant Week prices. We all had the three course tasting menu. (Easily the best $35 and under meal I have eaten outside of France including Provence, even with the weak Euro.) It surpassed my expectations: the food was... More 

Thank IndependentCouple
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The Bistro is always serving great French inspired food by chef Patrice in a modern comfortable dining room and with very good service. You can't go wrong dining here.

1 Thank h2oworks2000
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131 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Restaurant week finally got me to Bistro St Tropez and our dinner was wonderful in every way. The menu is fantastic, especially the escargot appetizer and scallop entree. There are no better views in all of Philadelphia of the river, 30th street's lit up train station and skyline. Magnificent. Andrew did had perfect job waiting on us, attentive but not... More 

Thank MCoolBreezeH
Philadelphia, PA
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112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I have walked by this restaurant for years and also thought about going, but when I friend suggested we go here because she had just moved nearby, I'm glad we did. After a longish walk through the Philadelphia Design Center building, we finally arrived at the restaurant. We had a great table by the window where we had wonderful views... More 

Thank K8TF
Narberth, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

This year we decided to dine out. I picked St. Tropez because it was near my office and my clients have always liked it. On Thanksgiving we liked the relaxed and upbeat atmosphere and, of course, the food. It was a sumptuous buffet and one of the best meals I have had in a long time.

Thank Jonathan H
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Stopped in for a lunch while between meetings on a business trip. Service was excellent and the staff friendly. Food was very good, but not great. My omelet was a bit overcooked. Regardless, happy to recommend and would go back.

Thank Cisco D
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

First time visit - - easy to obtain online reservation. Its a little bit tricky locating Bistro St. Tropez (BST) - - even when you arrive at the address you have to invoke your faith and trust entering the design center. early evening, of course, the center is void of people except for the concierge. BST resides on the 4th... More 

Thank TOM W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Market St, 4th Floor of the Market Place Design Center, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3041
    (23rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: 1 block from 30th Street Station
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-569-9269
Chef Patrice Rames invites you to be our guest at Bistro St Tropez. As a Philadelphia staple, we've been serving traditional Bistro fare with innovative preparations amid a stylish setting for 27 years. Whether you join us a signature martini or sparkling peach sangria at the Hudson Bar or a romantic dinner for 2 with a beautiful view of the sunset, Bistro St. Tropez finds new ways to bring the style, ambiance and flavors of Provence to Philadelphia. Overlooking the Schuylkill River, 30th Street Station, Cira Center and the Art Museum, our 4th floor dining rooms present a unique location for any dining affair. Don't forget to ask about our special chef's tasting menus. Bon Appetit!

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