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1009 S 8th St ( )

Philadelphia, PA 19147

Neighborhoods: Bella Vista/ Southwark

Tags: French, Catering, Dinner, Vegetarian, Italian, BYOB, European, Bistro, Delivery, and Reservations
  • On off nights, it may be possible to score the two seats at the "bar" without reservations, as long as they're not being held for a couple trying the tasting menu.
  • Pierre buys his fresh ingredients at the Italian Market almost every day and hand-makes almost everything he serves from scratch, which allows him to brag (with humility) that he practically doesn't own a freezer.
  • The earlier dinner hours cater to a retired crowd that probably spends a lot of time on golf courses; later on, a younger, trendier clientele arrives in BMW convertibles.
  • There’s a free lot next door on 8th Street, where drivers can leave their cars for up to three hours.
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From OpenTable: 

Bibou is a small French Byob located in Bella Vista. Exclusively using fresh products, Chef Pierre Calmels offers dishes such as "Pieds de Porc" (pigs' feet), escargots, as well as many other traditional French dishes.
Bibou is cash only.

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Editorial Review by Gayot »

December 15, 2009

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Citysearch Editorial Review

One of the hardest reservations to get in the city is at this elegantly quaint French BYOB, run by gracious Parisian Pierre Calmels, former executive chef at Le Bec-Fin, and his genial Lyon-born wife, Charlotte, whose pedigree was also…

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Bibou is located near the cities of Middle City East, Rittenhouse, Middle City West, William Penn Annex East, and Pennsport.
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