Thursday, August 21, 2014
Inquirer Daily News
Beau Monde
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Address:
624 S. Sixth St.
Philadelphia , PA 19147
215-592-0656
Neighborhood: Italian Market
Parking: On street and nearby lot.
Cuisine type: French
Meals Served: Brunch - Sat., Sun. Lunch - Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun. Dinner - Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun.
Style: Paris in South Philly begins at this bustling cafe. Authentic Breton-style buckwheat crepes, which seem to always get better, are served in one of the city's most beautiful rooms, with gilt paneling and a mosaic hearth, or there's sidewalk seating. Lean toward the simpler offerings and don't miss the dessert crepe with nutella and hazelnut ice cream.
Specialties: Escargot; pate plate. Savory crepes include ham and cheese; mushroom with leeks; coq au vin; shrimp with spinach and seafood sauce. Sweet crepes: lemon and sugar, sugar and butter, lemon curd; Nutella; white chocolate.
Alcohol: Cider or pale ale; a small, affordable list of mostly French wines
Smoking: Non-smoking section.
Hours: Tuesday through Friday Noon to 11 p.m. ; Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. ; Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Prices: $$