Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Nan

4000 Chestnut St. (40th St.) Send to Phone
215-382-0818 | Menu
Thai-French fare in University City.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key

  • 4.5 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Nan Restaurant Review

: Kamel Phutlek was a trailblazer when he opened Nan in University City, and while his food remains notable, his particular brand of French Thai cuisine isn't as unique as it once was and the restaurant could do with an update. But this BYO still offers tasty dishes in its serene setting near all the Penn campus happenings. Coconut chicken soup with a spicy edge and spicy squid salad can start the meal. Lemon grass-crusted salmon bears the chef’s signature red curry sauce, and duck breast in burgundy is rare and tender; we also recommend the sweetbreads napoleon with creamed leeks and port wine sauce. Intense blood orange sorbet or crème brûlée are good desserts after this highly-flavored cuisine.

User Ratings & Reviews for Nan
 



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.