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Barclay Prime

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City Center West
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237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6161 (Locust)
+1 215-732-7560
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Herzogenaurach, Germany
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was here with a colleague to enjoy the amazing steaks prepared at this restaurant. We decided for a tomahawk and did definitely not regret that. As a side we went for a gratin and some spinach. We first thought that we might add a desert but that was not possible ;) The service was amazing and we really had... More 

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Thank Frank_aus_H
Philadelphia, PA
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here 3 times now and each meal was fantastic! It is definitely expensive but for a special occasion, definitely a repeat experience. The knife service is fun and it's interesting to talk about why each person chooses their knife. Each time I have eaten the 8oz filet and assorted sides. All the sides were delicious but the au... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to have dinner here on our anniversary. We reserved a table for 7. They took our coats as we came in and had a drink at the bar. The lighting was intimate and ambiance was sublime. Our server Curtis was there for every one of our needs. We ordered shrimp cocktail for an app and... More 

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springfield, mo.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st time trying Barclay Prime! We had filets which were delicious! Wife had salmon and she enjoyed it! We shared the Brussels and scalloped potatoes! Place was quite noisy for only being half full. My only complaint was the wine by the glass was an extremely small pour and very expensive! Probably go back to Capital Grill as it's always... More 

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allauch
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First it was a bit too dark for us, we would have appreciated more candles or lights. Meat was excellent but when you add some veggies (not tasty) the meal becomes expensive for nothing special but the dark decoration

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Sewell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrated our wedding anniversary here and had a great experience. Reservations were at 9 PM and we were seated on time. Small bar that was a little crowded but the bartenders were attentive and the cocktails were excellent. I had the 20 oz 40 day aged NY strip and it was done to perfection. Had the truffle mac and cheese... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

(Skip first three paragraphs of just want to know about Cheesesteak) So of course after seeing the special on Netflix I was intrigued by this sandwich certainly so when I came down to Philly I had to give it a try! Upon walking in they took our coats very hospitable, and I knew this was a fancy place, I mean... More 

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Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Barclay Prime based on a friends referral. Sure glad we did. Good and service were just great.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated a family birthday last week here and was astounded at how great an experience it was. Most certainly a special event venue if you are not on an expense account but most worth it.

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I will be frank. Not sure what was missing. Lobster bisque delicious. Seafood apps quite good. Oysters and jumbo shrimp. The popovers were awesome. And my steak and all the sides spot on. Our server was terrific. I have been here before and had the same experience and left with the same hollow feeling. Everything well executed. But didn't leave... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6161
    (Locust)
  • Public Transportation: The 12 Bus Route runs on Locust Street & curls around Rittenhouse Square. Get off at the intersection of 18th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-7560

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?