Modern French

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Will, an intimate BYOB bistro in East Passyunk, serves French-inspired fare from owner/chef Christopher Kearse. A la carte and Sunday prix fixe menus include dishes like Burgundy snails in anise hyssop-pistachio butter, milk-fed poulard in bacon marmalade or roasted garlic gnocchi tossed with royal trumpet mushrooms and English pea butter.

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  • Number 20: 50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia 2016 - Philadelphia Magazine
  • 50 Best Restaurants 2015 - Philadelphia Magazine
  • Semi-Finalist: James Beard Foundation, Rising Star Chef 2014
  • Top 50 Restaurants 2014 - Zagat
  • Top New Restaurants 2014 - Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Three Bells from the Philadelphia Inquirer 2014

Menu for Will

Main Menu


  • Chilled New Jersey Corn Velouté Jonah Crab, Sunflower Seed Granola, Verjus
  • Burgundy Snails Heart of Palm, New Potato, Green Curry
  • Foie Gras & Chicken Liver Pâté Pickled Bing Cherry, Pecans, Pickled Mustard Seed
  • Smoked Salmon Rillettes Caramelized White Soy, Cucumber, Almond
  • Heirloom Tomatoes Crenshaw Melon, Burrata, Lemon Balm Vinaigrette
  • Olive Oil Poached Albacore Tuna Beech Mushroom, Bok Choy, Chickpea Panisse, Blue Crab Bouillon
  • Pennsylvania Brook Trout Green Market "Cassoulet", Preserved Lemon, Black Garlic
  • Roasted Garlic Parisian Gnocchi "Demi Sec" Tomato, Chanterelles Mushroom, Tomato Butter
  • Culotte de Boeuf Fairy Tale Eggplant, Braised Gem Lettuce, Sauce Gribiche
  • Milk Fed Poulard Shishito Peppers, Abalone Mushroom, Bacon Marmalade

Sunday Prix Fixe Menu

First Course

  • Lobster + Fennel Consommé Matsutake, Basil Gnocchi, Shishito Pepper

Second Course

  • Burgundy Snails Anson Mills Grits, Chicken Liver, Pomme Maxim
  • Bombay Cured Kampachi Crudo Coconut, Green Apple, Green Curry

Third Course

  • Hudson Valley Foie Gras + Rabbit Terrine Figs, Pecan Pistou, Asian Pear

Fourth Course

  • Sea Trout Sunchokes, Celery, Champagne Bouillon
  • Milk-Fed Poularde Belgium Endive, Figs, Maitake
  • Grilled Wagyu Beef Beetroot, Pistachio, Red Wine Salsify

Fifth Course

  • Clafoutis Apple, Cranberry, Cinnamon Sorbet
  • Soft Chocolate Ganache Hazelnut, Cardamom, Apple Cider Caramel

Tuesday Tasting Menu

Matsutake Mushrooms Tasting

  • Winter Market Vegetables Matsutake, Celeriac, Beetroot, Barley
  • Parsnip + Matsutake Veloute Foie Gras Royal, Chamomile, Red Onion Confiture
  • Matsutake + Chicken Ravioli Swiss Chard, Buddha Hand Fruit, Pumpkin Dashi
  • Alaskan Halibut Matsutake, Champagne, Pistachio
  • Macon Apple Galette Cardamom, Apple Cider Caramel, Matsutake Ice Cream

Dessert Menu

Cheeses & Dessert

  • Saxonshire Pasteurized, ENG Red Onion Marmalade, Flaxseed, Rhubarb
  • Almond Financier Passion Fruit Curd, Blueberry, Green Tea
  • Buttermilk Panna Cotta Lavender, Raspberry, Oat Streusel
  • Valrhona Chocolate Cake Kaffir Lime, White Strawberry, Peanut

Coffee & Tea

  • French Press Philly Fair Trade Roasters Peru - full, citrus, smokey; Decaf Peru - smooth, rich body, caramel
    Small $5.00
    Large $10.00

Loose Tea

  • Earl Grey bergamot | bold | black
  • English Breakfast black | rich | smooth
  • Chamomile floral | rose hip | light
  • Green Tea bitter | grassy | fragrant

1911 East Passyunk Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19148

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  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Intimate, Refined, Romantic
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Foodies, People Watching, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: No Alcohol
    Phone: (215) 271-7683
  • Private Dining Room: No