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Continental Restaurant and Martini Bar

138 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3015
+1 215-923-6069
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
138 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s the Continental! You have to eat here atleast once! Maybe it’s a little touristy but it is definitely a great casual place to eat. All of the staff is super friendly and upbeat. I am not a big fan of fried food but we...More

Thank Smokie113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has the look and feel of a diner, both from the outside and interior. It's menu retains some diner staples, but for the most part it focuses on a few dishes, with an American-Asian fusion bent. This is a great place for sharing....More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

In Philly doing the tourist thing...1st day. Heard good things about this place...but was pretty amazed when we were done. Got there about 6:15, enough time to have 2 drinks & spectacular appetizers during happy hour (which goes to 7). The chicken dumplings are great...More

Thank emanme
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I have been in this place three times, First two times I only want for drinks. The third time, I went to have dinner. Freinds of mine asked me to order Lobster mac n cheese. I ordered that and it was Amazing. I even ordered...More

Thank Khal S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

There are 2 Continental restaurants in Philadelphia, one in midtown and this one by the water. They had a fun food and drink menu. We had several tapas like plates, all of which were unique and good. Reservations are recommended, but it didn't seem that...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The food at the Continental was delicious. The ambience was nouveau-upscale-diner. The service was great. It reminded me of an American comfort food tapas place. We just ordered everything and shared all of the dishes among our party. The bill was a little high, but...More

Thank jbr318
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We were very pleasantly surprised to come across this place. My husband ordered the grilled chicken and sauteed spinach sandwich with provolone cheese and I ordered the veggie cheesesteak, grilled portabella mushrooms, red peppers and onions with provolone cheese. The waitress asked if we wanted...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

First time coming to this location. I am a BIG FAN of the AC location. I've been to the Midtown location a few times but not for a while. We came for lunch around noon on a Tuesday. The hostess greeted us with a pleasant,...More

Thank Lovezubrus
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Being on a low sodium/salt-free diet I was hesitant to try this restaurant but was pleasantly surprised that the kitchen was willing to adapt a few recipes and not do what most do and offer bland steamed food. I chose garlic shrimp and had a...More

Thank Lois C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

My review may be a bit biased because I am NOT a foodie by any stretch of the imagination. This was a fun, stylish place to visit with friends - it looks like a basic diner at first but looks can be deceiving. It's a...More

Thank PAHRGal
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3015
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-923-6069
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