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175 King of Prussia Rd. Send to Phone

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat., Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Passarelle Restaurant Review

: Set in the midst of a corporate sprawl, but strangely situated along side a bucolic stream, Passarelle seems French both indoors and out. The bi-level dining room, done in muted pastels, is sky-lit by day and illuminated by Venetian glass chandeliers at night. Main Line matrons mingle with yuppies from all over the city at this special occasion kind of spot. The service befits the elegance of the room, as does the wine list. The menu changes with the seasons, and can be described as whimsical French or French with a flair. It may feature butternut squash soup with crisped sweetbreads and Mascarpone cream, pumpkin-seed-crusted ahi tuna in a Burgundy tea, and rack of lamb with morels and goat cheese grits. Deservedly sought out is the grand chocolate tasting for dessert: chocolate crème brûlée, white chocolate mousse, espresso chocolate torte, and flourless chocolate cake. If you prefer tart to sweet, there is lemon mousse with rhubarb sauce.


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