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Continental Mid-Town

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1801 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
+1 215-567-1800
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Terrific food and service. Jon was patient, efficient, and attentive. Con: Menu lacks any kids choices. Atmosphere was high energy and the decor was unique and hip. Portion size was perfect. Priced correctly. Good coffee. We were visiting from Virginia and stumbled upon this popular local favorite on a Saturday night, no wait on 650pm but there was a line... More 

Thank JimmyB757
Northern Virginia, Virginia
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Funky lounge decor. Great ambiance for a fun night out. Food was just okay. Service was great. We were seated upstairs by the bar without any wait on a Friday night. The best thing we ate here was the Szechuan fries piled high! Interesting & delicious.

Thank wooilovepancakes
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97 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant never disappoints. Mid-century decor, quirky bathrooms, cheery wait staff - all seems to be very consistent year over year. The food is always good. The desert (claimed to be home made) is overpriced. This is not BYOB. Always recommend it to visitors and always come back when other more recent places are overbooked on the weekends.

Thank LovePlanAndTravel
Whippany, New Jersey
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191 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a diverse and eclectic menu and there is truly something for everyone. The crisp shoe string potato appetizer is a must-have - everyone around us ordered one. Absolutely delicious. Each of the 5 of us had something completely different and loved every bite of our meal, with large portions, too.

Thank Carol C
St. Petersburg, Florida
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is like tapas on steroids! It has a ton of really cool sharing options that vary in size and flavor. Any taste you have, you can find something on the menu for you. We got lobster mac n cheese, shrimp tacos, French onion soup dumplings, shoestring fries, and veal and ricotta meatballs. They were all very good, but... More 

Thank Matt S
Tabernacle, New Jersey
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161 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday night for dinner to celebrate my mother in laws 60th birthday. I requested a nice table and something special for her like a candle when I made reservation and again when it was confirmed later. When we got there they seated us in a weird sunken area so we requested a booth upstairs. Better..but the tables... More 

Thank JerseyOrganic
Somerset, New Jersey
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food in a cozy environment. Kid-friendly while maintaining an upscale vibe. We enjoyed the most generous helping of edamame I've ever seen, followed by the delightful Bao buns and Korean tacos - to die for. The French onion soup dumplings were playful and the flavor spot-on, though no more enjoyable than actual French onion soup imo. The Cheesteak eggrolls... More 

Thank CourtneyStanz
Warminster, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great, fast, friendly service at this busy location during the lunch hour on a weekday. We were asked if we wanted to sit in a basket chair that hangs from the ceiling but we declined. It didn’t seem like it would be comfortable. Maybe we’ll try it on our next visit! After promptly being seated we were greeted by our... More 

Thank 83TRAVEL
Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great international dishes and awesome atmosphere. The steak and lemon potatoes is to die for. Excellent happy hour

Thank thaboskib
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky, eclectic menu, but Ohhh so good, freshly made, tasty food! Very child friendly. Food is served family style and portions are adequate for sharing! Desserts are small and so delicious that you will not want to share!❤️

Thank Meholly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
American, Bar, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-567-1800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?