About Beau Monde
Creperie Beau Monde is a perfect place to have brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks! We specialize in Crepes, but the menu also has plenty of appetizers, soups, and salads. Our romantic atmosphere is accommodating for that special date, your family (kids included), as well as large parties. The versatile menu has a wide range of prices that will agree with any budget.
French, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Monday : 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday - Friday : 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 11:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm Sunday 10:00am -10:00 pm
6th and Bainbridge
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
L'Etage is a floor above Beau Monde where we host monthly cabarets as well as weekly DJ nights on Fridays and Saturdays. The space transforms into a popular night club ideal for drinks and dancing after dinner at Beau Monde. L'Etage also caters events like weddings, graduation celebrations, and holiday parties.
Private Party Contact:
Emily Wester: 2155920656x
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Beau Monde Ratings and Reviews
Both my savory and sweet crepes were fan ...
Both my savory and sweet crepes were fantastic. Beautifully prepared, the flavors were so vibrant and well-balanced. Out of all the places I have been at in Philly, this is definitely one of the best and I will be making it a point to always visit this restaurant when I'm in town. Great food, good service, friendly staff, and the ambience was very comfortable and enjoyable.
Beau Monde is a pleasant neighborhood re ...
Beau Monde is a pleasant neighborhood restaurant with friendly service. It specializes in crepes. We had eaten there before and when we returned we found the food and service consistent with the previous time. We'll go again.
My friends and I have been coming to Bea ...
My friends and I have been coming to Beau Monde for girls' days for years. We love it and the restaurant did not disappoint this weekend. There was one mishap with the dessert, but it was quickly fixed without any question. The server, while attentive enough, could have smiled a little more, but that would be it. We will definitely be back!
The staff took wonderful care of us. We ...
The staff took wonderful care of us. We brought my in-laws, who were visiting from out of town, and we were able to treat them to a lovely evening. Everything was delicious--from my cocktail to the perfectly dressed salad, to our delicious crepes!
This used to me one of my all-time favor ...
This used to me one of my all-time favorites, but they changed management and chef, and it shows.
We had an appetizer of mixed olives and they were served without bread... which made them too heavy/savory. the other appetizer was a very thin pizza and was delicious.
We also had a savory crepe (ratatouille) and a sweet one: the sweet was outstanding, the savory was inedible (the ratatouille leeks and pepper were raw. like barely warmed up... disgusting)
I was very disappointed with these inconsistencies, and I won't be back for dinner... maybe for dessert, but not full dinner.
Went over a year ago and recall the dini ...
Went over a year ago and recall the dining experience to be pleasant. On our second try, we were "greeted" in not the friendliest manner after being ignored at the hostess stand for a bit. After this, during our meal, the service was good. However, $22 for a mediocre crepe is highway robbery. We then moved to the bar for a drink, where we experienced very, very slow service (we were the only customers at the bar). In short, we will not be rushing back. We love French food/ambiance. It really was a disappointment.
Adorable little crêperie tucked in the n ...
Adorable little crêperie tucked in the neighborhood. They candle light at dusk, which is dark but très charmant. I had soup and a sweet crêpe - it was a comfort food trip. They have lovely looking savory buckwheat crêpes, also. The soup I had, a special, was eggplant, chick pea, and baby kale, and was lovely. The sweet crêpes are served with gelato, in this case, banana, toasted coconut, dolce de leche, and coconut gelato. This was absolutely excellent. Reasonably priced, and not at all crowded on weeknights.
My wife and I love Beau Monde. The staff ...
My wife and I love Beau Monde. The staff is always friendly and knowledgeable. The hostess that we see most often (owner/manager?) always says hello and makes sure our personal items are taken care of (I wear a nice hat most of the time which she takes the time to find a safe place for). They pay attention to the little things.
Most importantly, the food is consistently amazing. We have been going for several years and there has never been a drop in quality. The escargot is one of the best in the city. The crepes are excellent and masterfully prepared. They have a good wine/beer list of both foreign and domestic products.
Beau Monde is our go-to restaurant for special occasions and any time we're in the mood for snails!
My friends and i enjoyed the food, servi ...
My friends and i enjoyed the food, service and decor . However the noise level especially from a large group near us made, it exceedingly difficult to have a conversation without either shouting or constantly asking, "What did you say?" This spoiled what otherwise would have been a delightful get together .
Looking for a fun dinner for Mother's Day. Big letdown. Service was terrible. Waiter was inattentive, never brought coffee ordered with dessert. Then took 15 minutes to get the check. We had to get up from the table to track him down. One delicious duck crepe, others were just OK at our table of four. Very expensive considering what you receive.
Mother's Day Brunch
The food at this restaurant was excellent and there was a wide selection of choices. I know that it was Mother's Day, but the owner should have more wait staff on for the day. Our waitress seemed very overwhelmed. But I must say she was very nice despite being so busy.
We were a table of 6 adults and a baby, ...
We were a table of 6 adults and a baby, the noise level was perfect for lots of across the table talking and laughing, as well as the baby squealing and playing with the silverware. I had the Chick Pea Scramble, it was flavorful, delicious and filling! My 15 month old daughter had the Lemon Sugar Crepe, she loved it! I had a few bites, it was light and airy and very tasty. Everyone at the table raved about their dishes and we 're already planning a second visit!
One of my favorite local go to eateries. ...
One of my favorite local go to eateries. Consistently good with helpful and friendly staff who are like old friends as several like Shawn and Libby have been there for about 8 years!
I always get my own creation: spinach, Swiss and mushroom with a simple lemon sugar crepe for dessert. And they have the best and most beautiful bloody Mary's in town.
Good food, bad attitude
We went to dinner to celebrate my daughter's birthday. Having studied abroad, she really loves French food and the atmosphere that goes along with it. Although the food was good our service was really poor. The restaurant was empty, the reservation was 7:30 and we were out of there by 9:00. He seemed annoyed that he had to wait on us, provide specials, refill wine glasses, etc. It really put a damper on the evening. Probably won't go back, ever....it wasn't like he was busy, there were only three table filled in the whole restaurant.
amazing service, atmosphere and food
We came to Beau Monde on the most perfect spring evening. With the out-door section in the back all to ourselves, we had the most perfect dining experience and wonderful evening. Our server, Sophie was what took it all to the next level. Funny, smart and beautiful, she knew the menu inside and out, had great suggestions and even though we were the only couple in her section, we felt welcome and never rushed. After dining at Beau Monde multiple times over the years, this night felt extra special. We can't wait to come back and love bringing our family and friends here as well. THANK YOU
Ps The cheese plate is LOADED with fruit, other wonderful accompniements and is to die for.
Always a party
This is one of our favorite neighborhood places and has been consistently good since it opened. Even when you think you have tried every combination they come up with a new special. The savory crepe with a boar ragu was particularly tasty. And if you aren't in the mood for a crepe their salad are equally good. Service is always excellent too.
Great service, interesting menu, good food
Everyone at Beau Monde was helpful and friendly. Service was excellent. We were there for brunch on a Sunday. The menu had some really interesting options for crepes, both sweet and savory. (Duck crepes...lots of options for cheeses to add...a delicious caponata...) Everyone liked their meal and the crepes were light and fluffy. It was solidly good food and a nice break from the usual brunch fare. We would definitely go back.
Always good crepes, and other things
Three of us met for brunch. One reason we chose this restaurant is that they have gluten-free crepes (for the one of us who is a Celiac). The choices are vast, from the pre-set suggestions to the create-your-own. One crepe is sufficient to feel pretty full, especially the ones with a poached egg inside. Those of us who had the "regular" (buckwheat) crepes loved ours. The one friend who ordered the gluten-free wasn't happy; 1) she ordered the same filling as one of us, but a different filling showed up; she didn't realize it until she ate about half the crepe and pronounced it "Just OK". 2) the gluten-free crepe is a chickpea flour, and I guess to make it more interesting, it has herbs in the batter, including rosemary, and my friend has a very strong aversion to rosemary. So, it was great for two of us, not so good for the third. However, the desserts (which can be served in a large wine glass instead of in a crepe) were spectacular. The place was full, and very noisy, so we'll choose a quieter venue for our get-togethers in the future, where we can talk comfortably and catch up with each other. Service was great.
Everything went perfectly. Great night!
It was perfect. It was quiet so I could hear myself speaking to my partner. We were able to enjoy every second of the dinner. There were clear descriptions given of the specials and the waiter checked in at appropriate times. I came in nervous and left completely relaxed because I received what I had paid for.
French in the very best of ways
I decided to try Beau Monde with my boyfriend because we had tickets to a comedy at L'Etage Venue upstairs later that evening. We are both vegetarian and from the online menu we weren't sure if there would be many choices. We needn't have worried. Expertly mixed cocktails, cauliflower vichyssoise and roasted parsnip salad with fresh pea vines (!?)...and those crepes! Yes, do go for those crepes. Also go for the great cocktails, go for the lovely little French cafe ambiance that has just enough bustle to be interesting, go because they have a lovely old bar and able bartenders. Do not go if you're looking for a cheap night out. My boyfriend and I are on a budget, and this is the sort of evening we save up for. But it was well worth it.
It was our first time there. We were seated promptly, but it was early. The food was very good, but our server changed mid service. The first one was very good, but the second one was not very attentive. It wasn't busy and we saw two other waiting staff stopping by their tables and in the main room. Our second server was back in the kitchen. We still gave her a 20% tip since she was polite, but she didn't take the order and didn't serve the main course. if you enjoy crepes go.
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