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Nan Restaurant - CLOSED

4000 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3020
+1 215-382-0818
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
16 Sep 2012
“Great French-Thai food”
26 Feb 2012
“BYOB with good food and peace”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, International, Thai
$$ - $$$
4000 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3020
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Reviewed 17 September 2012

Nan is one of my favorite places in Philly. It is a bit pricey for the ambiance it offers - so if you go during lunch time, it is much better value (menu is a bit more limited, but their specials are just as good...More

Thank W0rldTraveller86
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Burnt previous night elsewhere with high wine prices, BYOB was plus, but closest wine store is on 19th (state stores in PA). Restaurant was peaceful with no loud music; we could have a discussion. Food was very good; I had duck, colleagues had lamb. Was...More

Thank stangina
Reviewed 20 February 2012

It is very hard to find a restaurant where you do not have to scream over horrid music and the many decibels that most restaurants have at prime time on a Friday night. We were a party of 5 , and we all were able...More

Thank karenska
Reviewed 8 February 2012

This restaurant which is located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, serves outstanding French-Thai cuisine that is modestly priced (especially for lunch). Since diners can bring their own beverages, a favorite wine can be drunk without paying for the usual high "markup" for...More

Thank ProfSDM
Reviewed 2 February 2012

I was hesitant because one reviewer trashed NAN. S/He must have had a horrible day/week/life. We went for a quiet birthday celebration. Chose NAN I was looking for good roast lamb. I called to ask and they said while not on the menu, it is...More

Thank mindgardener_11
Reviewed 14 November 2011

We again had an oppty to go to this UPENN area corner BYOB restaurant. as usual the food was very good and everyone enjoyed their appetizers and entrees. service was pleasant. its a nice quiet place to enjoy a meal and conversation with your friends.

1  Thank bigsteven1
Reviewed 11 April 2011

Outstanding service and food! They serve best French/Thai food I have ever eaten. The atmosphere was simple and serene with a lovely, handpainted Thaiwanese style ceiling. By “French” I think they mean that they add just a touch of cream to some of their sauces....More

2  Thank CrimeinParis
Reviewed 23 March 2008

My husband and I had dinner at Nan last evening (3/22/08) and had a very disappointing experience. When we entered the restaurant there was no host or hostess in sight. After waiting several minutes, I had to search out the hostess in the back of...More

1  Thank BHLUniversityCity
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Reviewed 9 January 2008

overly expensive, but solid food.

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Reviewed 28 December 2007

expensive but really good

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3020
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-382-0818
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