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Red Owl Tavern

) #37 of 3,629 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$ American, ,
433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2426
+1 215-923-2267
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (59 reviews)
“burger” (85 reviews)
“corn fritters” (18 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2426
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1 - 10 of 766 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I sat at the bar and thoroughly enjoyed my conversation with the bartender. He knew more about really good restaurants in my home town of Kansas City than I did!! The cocktail was amazing, too. Great ambiance and vibe.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's right next to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell and everything, so it's a killer location. The bar area is quite inviting downstairs and the restaurant upstairs provide a nice enclave for family dinners. I can see that they are making an effort on...More

Thank EKKC89
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was just ok. I ordered the corn and crab fritters and the steak frites. I ordered the steak medium, but it arrived medium rare. When I called to order room service, the phone rang for a long time. I hung up and tried...More

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch during a day of seeing all the historical sites. It has a fantastic location right I. The heart of everything. The staff was very nice and the portions were quite generous. I had the BLT with turkey and avocado and...More

Thank Nate G
Jason R, General Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Nate. I am very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Great choice going with the BLTB sandwich!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Monaco and had dinner here. Nice atmosphere. Great selection of spirits. Good pub food and service is friendly

Thank Worldtravelorplus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm staying at the hotel, and the kitchen handles the room service. Room service was fast, and the smoked salmon dip was very good Highly recommend.

Thank Holden20777
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We hope you enjoyed your stay with us and are happy that you enjoyed the salmon dip. Thank you for your kind words and for sharing with everyone. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting the Independence Hall and decided to have lunch at this place, conveniently located diagonally from it. Nice ambiance. The bar area is large and seems like a great place to see and be seen. The House Salad was great: great variety of...More

Thank Morella U
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing the details of your experience with us Morella. I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed all of the items you tried while dining with us. Please say hello if you are able to visit again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cod served on a bed of shredded pork sounds very odd, but boy was it good. Everything we ordered was good. Friendly wait staff too!

Thank PurpleHayes
Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed everything.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Philadelphia cheese steak was great! Salad was excellent! Nice atmosphere and good service! A block from Independence Hall.

Thank J W
Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast with our two young daughters aged 4 and 7 after staying at the Monaco. There are no choices on the menu that are kid friendly, so we opted to get them the two egg meal and split it up along...More

Thank Stevenmckee36
Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We are sorry to hear your experience was unsatisfactory. If you would like to discuss the situation further, please email Michael.Kurtz@redowltavern.com.

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24 February 2016|
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Response from mburrows | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed wonderful steak tartar when there. Obviously raw beef is gluten free! Chef Jorge Chicas is extremely talented, Like any good chef he should be able to accommodate dietary issues like yours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2426
    (Corner of 5th & Chestnut)
  • Public Transportation: Market East Station - When exiting the station walk East on Market Street until you reach 5th street. Make a right onto Chestnut St. For additional directions please see http://www.monaco-philadelphia.com/map/index.html
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-923-2267
  • E-mail
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