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Garces Trading Company

1111 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5890
+1 215-574-1099
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“charcuterie” (18 reviews)
“cheese plate” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1111 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5890
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ambience was very nice and trendy. The moules were fantastic! Make sure you get extra bread to soak up the sauce! The was just a tad tough, otherwise would have given 5 stars. Would definitely come back!

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed Garces Trading Company, particularly for the Chef's Tasting Menu. We arrived on time for our reservation, and had a brief wait before being escorted to a comfortable table in a bustling dining room. The place has a real bistro feel, and we liked...More

Thank EC13091
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little too small. Sangria was very good especially the Rose Mary cranberry. Nice atmosphere but we were the only ones at the bar for happy hour on a Tuesday night

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Amaro cocktail was an excellent start to our meal. We loved the pear balsamic from the bar. The Vadala Masai lentil fritters were amazing. The Cauliflower appetizer wasn't inspired at all. The mussels were tasty and the meatballs came with a great red sauce,...More

Thank nylady21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Still a convivial dining experience, this is a very good venue for large groups (8+) and families with children. I've been to GTC many times since my last review. My recent experience was during Restaurant Week and only a fixed price 4 course menu was...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this place for restaurant week, and could not have been more disappointed. They only had the restaurant week menu, which wasn't an issue, just something to be aware of. It was 4 courses, 4 choices per course. 2 of the 4 of...More

Thank Cashmom55
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We had a great dinner. Good selection of wine and shared some small plates for more variety. Loved the atmosphere.

Thank Ilume
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Decided to try a new restaurant while visiting Philadelphia, we selected Garces Trading Company, and made our reservations. Arrived at restaurant, we were greeted by the hostess, and taken to our table. For us, the restaurant was comfortable, provided a welcoming atmosphere, conversation noise can...More

Thank Marc A
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I've been here several times before, but my most recent visit was really rather terrible. The food was average, at best. The cheese plate was totally uninventive -- three pieces of cheese, nothing to accompany the cheese, except their sauces, and no presentation or style...More

1  Thank JandJ468
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Matthew our waiter was nice, professional, delightful. Room became quite noisy with all the hard surfaces and it also became quite warm. Wines were quite good. Food was a major disappointment. An Iron Chef restaurant has to serve food that is as good as my...More

Thank SnorkelBiFocal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5890
    (Locust & Quince)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-574-1099
Garces Trading Company is a gourmet market/cafe with a European flair. Perfect for a quick in-and-out or a casual sit down meal. This multi-purpose space features a host of house made and imported foods under the Garces Trading Company label including olive oils and vinegars, charcuterie and Chef Garces’ signature coffee House Specialties Paella Valenciana, El Cubano Clásico, Charcuterie & Cheese, Coq au Vin, Carbonated cocktails, fresh fruit sangrias and an extensive European wine list.
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