d'floret restaurant

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411 reviews
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$30 and under
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Husband and Wife team, Dennis Foy and Estella Quinones, are committed restaurateurs who counterbalance each other’s exacting artistic standards. Estella’s passion for design and Dennis’s interest in painting clearly reflects this sensibility.

The exciting twenty-eight seat restaurant d’floret is a modern elegantly-lit stage, featuring an open kitchen and adjoining dining room that exhibit the chef’s dual passions: Foy’s paintings and culinary mastery. The space is accented by a floor-to- ceiling Black Walnut Nakashima panel, lighting by Ayala Serfaty, the Israeli artist, with Arnie Jacobsen modern Classic chairs, finishing the sleek warm welcoming room. Please note, due to high demand and limited seating, in addition to online holds we require diners call the restaurant to reconfirm your by 12pm day of, or it will not be honored.

Special Offers

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Happy Holidays, d'floret restaurant will be open for Christmas Eve and we will be offering a $60 prefixed menu per person.

Tuesday, 24 December, 2019

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MM
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Fabulous food and warm, efficient service. It was very loud in the restaurant, making conversation hard, but once the table next to us left we could talk.

BW
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

I love this place. The food is out-of-this-world delicious and you're treated like family.

S
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great, comfortable local restaurant that attracts people who appreciate food, service and ambiance. Chef Dennis and hostess Estella make everyone feel welcome and comfortable in their cozy restaurant.

JF
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was truly one of the best meals I have ever had. The appetizers were made from the freshest ingredients. You could taste the care that went into preparation. And the lamb chops were out of this world.

JT
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service

e
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What an intimate dining experience that is a personal expression of the owners. The food is sublime and since it's a BYO, the liquor bill is tempered. D'floret is a destination restaurant with a casual ambience, appropriate for a weekday evening out or the most special of occasions.

PA
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I rarely write a review; however, feel compelled to for our visit to D'Floret. I can't wait to go back. I've seen the building for some time now and always wondered what it was. So happens we selected to go to D'Floret without realizing this is the restaurant I've been wondering about. So glad we did.
Excellent milieu, excellent menu, excellent meal, excellent service, owners are outstanding.
To sum it up - we will be back!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

An amazing and wonderful experience. Owner was gratuitous and attentive, service excellent and the food was perfectly prepared with top ingredients. A memorable night out.

OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

If the Skate is on special don’t miss it!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A beautiful setting to celebrate our newly empty nest. A lovely spot hidden away from the crowded, trendy streets of Lambertville. The small, intimate space is charming and unique, with beautiful artwork and stunning centerpiece lighting. The hostess and staff were attentive, yet unobtrusive. The menu was varied and creative. Each of our selections were beautifully presented and quite delicious. Try the creme brûlée... it was remarkable!

RA
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Rarely does a $30-$40 entree live up to the billing. I would have paid double.

TC
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

WE HAVE HAD MANY LOVELY MEALS AT D'FLORET. WE LOVE THE INTIMACY OF THE SPACE AND THE CHEF AND HIS WIFE ARE VERY WELCOMING.

C
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food was off the charts! We had squash soup (I’ll never forget), rack of lamb (how in the world did the chef create this?), smoke salmon/beet appetizer (I almost cried it was so good), and a tuna main course.

KH
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It’s our new favorite restaurant! We’ve been going about twice a month- perfectly seasoned food. I never even ask for a salt shaker- it’s just so flavorful. Service is attentive by Estella. Recommendations are always spot on. Every time we take someone new, they can’t wait to go back. Very creative menu. Do yourself a favor and give it a try.

OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding food— a really amazing place. We’ll be back!

MG
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best meal Ive had in a long time. This hidden gem will be my new go to place (byob & cash only). Definitely order the Tian crab (app) and share the Strip Steak (it’s enormous). Don’t skimp on dessert, you won’t be disappointed.

JF
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic French cuisine. Owners are very friendly.

B
Atlantic City
15 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Consistently an absolutely wonderful and intimate restaurant. Delicious entrees and desserts!

j
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food great value!! Husband and wife owners, they were very friendly and made the dinning experience!!

R
New York Area
72 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We have s handful of go to restaurants but most have disappointed us at one point or another. That had never been the case at d'floret. The chef selects only the best ingredients and allows them to speak for themselves with simple yet extraordinary preparation. I've had the rack of lamb on about 60% of our visits but somehow tonight's example was the best ever. My wife is even more loyal to the scallops. Selecting from the list of appetizers is quite a challenge and we have never once been disappointed. Mushroom soul for me this time, Tian of crab the usual for my wife. I could easily select three appetizer for my meal.

SR
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic meal! Nice selection and delicious. Intimate setting. Great service. Highly recommend.

F
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Last night was our first time dining at this delicious French bistro. Our friends recommended we go for our anniversary since they loved the food. I totally agree with them. First I would recommend eating outback since it's so peaceful & inviting. We started with the Tian Crab & mushroom crepe & both dishes were amazing. We savored every bite. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his Dry Aged 16oz Sirloin steak cooked to perfection. I had the scallops & they were so tender, not gritty & very flavorful. I would definitely recommend their homemade desserts. The Apple/walnut & Peach were the best pies we have ever had & were topped off with their vanilla bean ice cream. Looking forward to going back soon.🍷🥰

WF
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food here is outstanding. I enjoyed a tian of crab as an appetizer and a rack of lamb with sweet corn and polenta as an entree and finished with peach pie and French vanilla ice cream for dessert. The dry rub on the lamb provided excellent seasoning, and the meat itself was so tender. Last-of-the-season peaches in the pie were delicious! Overall, an excellent birthday celebration - topped off with a crisp bottle of Inglenook’s Blancaneaux and a nice conversation with the chef at the end of the meal.

E
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Enjoyed a peaceful meal on the patio. The mushroom crepe had great flavor and the sirloin was done to perfection.

GS
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Food was very good but pricey. The service was just OK

BF
Philadelphia
191 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Still amazing after all these years. Great appetizers with mushrooms — check (a wonderful soup and an equally delicious crepe). Terrific main courses — check (swordfish, duck and what was tantamount to a langoustine pot pie). Desserts that honor the rest of the dinner — check (peach pie and profiteroles). Service remains top-notch. Just a wonderful experience.

OT
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful choice of simple to understand but delicious food. Very understated surroundings, no pretense. Very relaxed. Thoroughly enjoyed it despite 15 hours of travelling!

C
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

We were able to dine outside on a beautiful evening. Food is excellent
Service was prompt. Owner very pleasant.

GJ
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall4Food5Service2Ambience3

We had the mushroom crepe which was excellent, scallops which was quite good and a rack of lamb with Ratatouille which was also excellent. However, it took forever for bread to arrive and then for our meal to be served and the lamb was lukewarm. The table next to us arrived about the same time we did and they were served and left 30 minutes before us . They took the rack of lamb back and reheated it and it was fine.

E
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We always have an outstanding experience at d'floret, and Saturday was no exception. Fresh, delicious menu options every time. The mushroom crepe and chicken entree were wonderful and we can't wait to get back there again.

B
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was great. My meal was amazing. I would go back

J
Philadelphia
26 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

Tha food was delicious & the staff was very attentive. However, we were very disappointed to discover that it was a BYOB. We had no idea & never saw it on your web site. Also, I kept getting notifications about our reservation but no mention of bringing our own wine. Fortunately there was a liquor store a block away.
Also we had no idea there was outdoor seating. It was a beautiful evening & we were never told or offered the opportunity to dine outdoors. We would have enjoyed the opportunity.

PP
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The highest quality ingredients combined with artistic preparation make d’floret a dining experience that never disappoints.

e
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My wife and I had a wonderful time at the restaurant on Friday evening. We sat in the courtyard and it was delightful, relaxing, and quiet. The food was terrific as usual and we had a leisurely dinner. I very much enjoyed the salmon (cooked to perfection) and the mushroom appetizer was excellent as was the peach tart. The service was just about perfect. Of course, we will return when we are visiting the area. You are in fine hands at d'floret.

LS
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

I really liked the food, which was well prepared and evident of its freshness and quality. The atmosphere is quite noisy, and tight quarters, at least in the interior space. We did have a reservation, but still waited about 20+ minutes, which I wouldn’t have minded, had the staff and hostess communicated the status a little better. I had the mushroom crepes, which were good and the rack of lamb, which was excellent and perfectly cooked and seasoned! My husband had the cucumber salad, tomato confit (that I believe the hostess coined as “summer-in-a-bowl” and she was spot on) which was absolutely delicious and the veal Bolognese, which was also very good, but think left him a little underwhelmed after seeing my rack of lamb.

SC
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

If you’re looking for city quality food, this is the place in new hope or lambertville. Owner operated with a great vibe.

J
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Another great meal along with friendly service!

F
Philadelphia
115 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

This place was a wonderful “find” for us. We frequently dine in the Lambertville area but had never been here. We loved the garden setting. The service was attentive and friendly without being overbearing. Each dish was well prepared and tasted very fresh. The evening was a delight and we will be back!

DF
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

All was excellent

OT
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The ambience of the patio was delightful. The staff is very friendly and the service was just the right amount of attentive.

The food was delicious, and beautifully presented. We had the cucumber salad - tangy, fresh and light. I had the lamb, which was cooked perfectly. My friend ordered the salmon, which was also tasty (yes! I tried some)

Great date spot!