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


Bibou

1009 S. 8th St. (Carpenter Ln.) Send to Phone
215-965-8290 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
An authentic touch of France in South Philly.

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Wed.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key


Bibou, Philadelphia, PA

Bibou Restaurant Review

: Bibou is the brainchild of chef Pierre Calmels and his wife Charlotte. It’s a tiny BYOB that manages to strike a fine balance between rustic and sophisticated French fare. The French-born Calmels boasts a résumé that includes stints at Daniel in New York City and Le Bec-Fin in Philadelphia. He maintains these high standards with a $115 tasting menu with two seatings per night. The offerings have included cured marlin over marinated heirloom carrots, foie gras crème caramel with pumpkin bread, and braised rabbit ravioli, with a hot fig soufflé for dessert.




RESTAURANT AWARDS

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.