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Paradigm Restaurant - CLOSED

239 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2858
+1 215-238-6900
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible23%
27 Jun 2012
“Cool Place to Have a Drink and Munchies”
7 Feb 2011
“We caught them during a transition period, but still...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
239 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2858
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Reviewed 28 June 2012

Modern, good,hip. Not as much a sit-down for dinner place, as one to enjoy conversation and sip on something delicious .

Thank IZV
Reviewed 7 February 2011

First off, do not go here if you are looking for a quiet evening. It is a 'trendy-like' place playing fairly loud music all the time - not heavy music, but loud enough that it inhibits a quiet conversation. No sound deadening on walls does...More

Thank Morgan2010
Reviewed 17 September 2010

My son and I dined there for Restaurant Week in Philadelphia the week of 9/12. I have to say that the food was exceptional! I had visited with family and only ordered the desert trio but he got the filet with mashed potatoes and veggies....More

Thank KrisA1
Reviewed 12 December 2009

I go here whenever I have the opportunity and I have always had wonderful food, drinks service--always a great time and no complaints, worth the trip even though my regular stomping grounds are more to the west. I don't know why there are some bad...More

Thank Cloudywoman
Reviewed 27 August 2009

I most recently visited August 2009 and it was a great time, again. I had the salmon and my girlfriend had the lobster ravioli. Both were great. Fresh, warm bread and good cocktails. The waitress was very attentive and helpful. We dined early, about 6ish,...More

Thank lharris583
Reviewed 4 March 2008

I have not been to Old City in a while...and I forgot how great the food is at Paradigm. The whole experience was great. We had a nice, reasonably priced bottle of wine with our filet mignon and duck entrees. Both were cooked to perfection....More

Thank jersey_8
Reviewed 4 March 2008

from the moment i walked in i was treated like a vip we were seated in a large booth it was very romantic. the staff was very friendly and the food was great, very large portions we had a 3course dinner special, they run every...More

Thank alwaysout1
Reviewed 8 February 2008

My fiance and I very much recommend Paradigm as a hip dining spot. The decor and music set it apart from other spots in Old City. We made reservations two weeks ago for the first time...we were seated promptly and greeted by a friendly server....More

Thank mmi112psu
Reviewed 10 December 2007

We made a reservation for our office party over a month in advance for Paradigm. About a week before the reservation, we got a call confirming that we would be coming. When we arrived at the restaurant with our entire office staff, they informed us...More

Thank phila48
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Reviewed 22 November 2007

cool decor. Attached to Dolce (italian restaurant) cool bathroom.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 21 - USD 40
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2858
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-238-6900
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