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Barclay PrimeBarclay Prime
3022 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Comfortable room, nice "buzz" about the place. They were full the night we were there. Comfortable seating, and we were there for nearly 2.5 hours and were not rushed. Chopped salad was ok; a lot of salad, could have been a meal in itself, BUT there was nothing distinctive about the taste, sort of all blended together and rather bland. Quantity and quality, but I cant say Oh, wow. Shared Dover Sole which was nicely presented and was as good, but certainly not better than comparable elsewhere. Large baked potato which we shared also, nicely put together sides of bacon scalion,s butter and cream cheese. Nice presentation Shared cream spinach which was excellent. Popovers prior/during meal were very good Waitress was at best condescending. Abrupt. Gave the impression she really didn't care. Service is very important I think, almost as much as the food itself. When you are paying these kind of prices, and at a topnotch place the expectation is that service will be attentive and concerned. Detached is not cool. Maybe Im just a different generation. More

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Friday Saturday SundayFriday Saturday Sunday
528 reviews
$$$$
American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

So good. Get the sweetbreads! More

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Pumpkin BYOBPumpkin BYOB
1523 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Excellent as always! More

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Tequila's RestaurantTequila's Restaurant
2794 reviews
$$$$
Mexican / Southwestern | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Food was great and service attentive. More

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The LoveThe Love
1376 reviews
$$$$
American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

The Love never fails. Wonderful food, great service and a beautiful space. More

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ParcParc
9616 reviews
$$$$
French | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

My favorite spot in the city to gather w friends, a first date, and solo! Always welcoming, consistent, delicious food and cocktails. The staff is top notch, professional, and friendly. Wonderful wine list too!❤️🥂 More

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SouthGateSouthGate
130 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary Korean | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Wonderful dining experience. The flavors in both the food and beverages were enticing. If you enjoy a hint of spice to warm your palate and add to the flavors, Southgate has there sauces down pat. I include the beverages as part of the overall experience because of some of the unique options available. I elected one of the unique options, graciously explained by our waiter, who also provided myself and guest with exceptional service, and throughly enjoyed a whole other experience. Overall I would definitely go back again with friends, on a date, or just to try another beverage. Nice work Southgate Restaurant it's been a long time since I've really enjoyed a restaurant experience. More

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ZamaZama
1453 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Everything about Zama was very good... the food, the wine, the service, and the atmosphere. I would certainly recommend. More

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TintoTinto
4099 reviews
$$$$
Spanish | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Sat at the high top tables. It was cool being able to see into the kitchen. Great food. Five plates was plenty for 2 people. More

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Marathon - 19th & SpruceMarathon - 19th & Spruce
334 reviews
$$$$
American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Our regular favorite. We love Marathon. Thanks for providing a stable neighborhood restaurant that's full of life and reliably great food and service. More

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ScarpettaScarpetta
40 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

The food and service were fantastic! Ask for Glenn, wonderful service, very knowledgeable More

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a.kitchena.kitchen
1829 reviews
$$$$
French American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Everything went well. Food was delicious. Best thing was it wasn’t crowded, as it was the last time I was there. Much less noisy! More

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Casta DivaCasta Diva
739 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

As always food is great as well as service!! Stephen's restaurant is always enjoyable!! More

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RussetRusset
1644 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Perfect on every level. This was our first time at Russet and it certainly won't be the last. Everything we had was incredible. We started with 2 pasta dishes, the stinging nettle lasagna & the fettuccine both were delicious. For the main course we had the artic char and the aged ribeye, both fab!! We ended with the cheese plate and a hazelnut dessert. In addition, the service was impeccable, attentive without being overbearing. 5 stars!! More

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MelogranoMelograno
712 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Superb food and excellent service with the added benefit of being able to bring your own wine. More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - PhiladelphiaRuth's Chris Steak House - Philadelphia
642 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Great service, food and wine! More

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Twenty Manning GrillTwenty Manning Grill
1634 reviews
$$$$
American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Lovely ambience and inventive menu. Brunch is new...I would have given five stars, but they only offer pork breakfast meat. Can't understand not having a veggie and/or turkey version. More

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Spice FinchSpice Finch
414 reviews
$$$$
Mediterranean | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

The food was delicious. Our server was terrific in offering suggestions and helping us get the portions right. It was an amazing dinner with lots of flavors you don't get other places. I loved it. More

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Village Whiskey PHLVillage Whiskey PHL
45 reviews
$$$$
American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Heard great things about this place from fellow foodies, in particular the burgers were supposedly among the best in the city. Definitely a cool place with an impeccable selection of bourbon/whiskey/scotch, but the burger (which is what I came for) was mediocre at best. I and my 2 companions all had burgers and not one was made to the chosen temperature. Each was over cooked and dry. The waitress and manager did compensate us by removing our drinks from the bill and this was greatly appreciated but I’d would have rather just enjoyed a perfectly cooked, juicy burger. More

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RougeRouge
241 reviews
$$$$
International | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Very friendly and accommodating, great burgers and truffle fries. Intimate bar. Casual or Fancy. More

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D'Angelo's Ristorante ItalianoD'Angelo's Ristorante Italiano
571 reviews
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Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Always a wonderful dining experience Owners are so welcoming and helpful A true Italian meal and ambience! More

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Entree BYOBEntree BYOB
880 reviews
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Contemporary American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

We got the tasting menus and it was AMAZING! The seafood here is so tasty. A great date spot especially for byob! More

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Devon Seafood Grill - PhiladelphiaDevon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia
6934 reviews
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Seafood | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Great place to eat friendly staff my waitress by the name of Dante was fantastic. More

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Harp & CrownHarp & Crown
1475 reviews
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Contemporary American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Solid overall experience, great specialty cocktails and the service and food are spectacular. Coming from NYC I was blown away !! More

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Giuseppe & SonsGiuseppe & Sons
424 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Great ambiance, attentive service, and tasty food. Also a solid wine list with all things Italian like you’d hope. 👍👍 More

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La Fontana Della CittaLa Fontana Della Citta
1027 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Fantastic BYO. Service is friendly and helpful. Great for a nice dinner before going to a show at the Academy of Music. More

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Del Frisco's Grille - PhiladelphiaDel Frisco's Grille - Philadelphia
214 reviews
$$$$
American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Great place for dinner and drinks before a show. Arrived with 5 friends and reservations were spot on and seating was great. I will definitely return! More

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Marathon - 16th & SansomMarathon - 16th & Sansom
361 reviews
$$$$
American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Another great meal with the Marathon crew. More

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Erawan Thai CuisineErawan Thai Cuisine
46 reviews
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Thai | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Authentic Thai food and lovely decor! More

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Bellini GrillBellini Grill
2463 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Bar dinner service was great. Pea soup was very good. Pollo Bellini was outstanding. Wonderful experience! More

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Fuji Mountain Japanese RestaurantFuji Mountain Japanese Restaurant
286 reviews
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Japanese | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

All was good and enjoyable More

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Branzino Italian RistoranteBranzino Italian Ristorante
126 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Very nice atmosphere, great service (Michaael), Bronzino fish was outstanding as was the hazelnut desert. More

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Seafood UnlimitedSeafood Unlimited
754 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Good seafood selection, BYOB, cozy . Great location close to AVA More

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Helm RittenhouseHelm Rittenhouse
110 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

The Helm restaurants are reliably creative and a fun place to bring friends! More

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TGI FRIDAYS - Philadelphia (Center City)TGI FRIDAYS - Philadelphia (Center City)
33 reviews
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American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Excellent service and great personnel in attendance, Thank you !!! More

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DuJour Cafe & BarDuJour Cafe & Bar
2 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

We stopped at DuJour on the way to the Eagles victory parade. The restaurant was filled to the brim, yet the service was still helpful and accommodating. If they can handle a crowd of jubilant Eagles fans, I'm sure they do a great job with regular customers. We will be back! More

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Cotoletta Fitler SquareCotoletta Fitler Square
Reviews Coming Soon
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Cotoletta Fitler Square is an Italian Restaurant and Bar. We are a throwback to old world
ideals and a different, slower way of living. To us, the kitchen is a place to prepare meals made
with love so it can be savored while enjoying the comaraderie around the table.

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Jezabel'sJezabel's
4 reviews
$$$$
Argentinean | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Excellent neighborhood spot. Easy dining. Good outdoor seating. Enjoyed pizza night. More

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Rittenhouse Square Diners' Choice Winners

Rittenhouse Square's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Barclay PrimeBarclay Prime
3022 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Comfortable room, nice "buzz" about the place. They were full the night we were there. Comfortable seating, and we were there for nearly 2.5 hours and were not rushed. Chopped salad was ok; a lot of salad, could have been a meal in itself, BUT there was nothing distinctive about the taste, sort of all blended together and rather bland. Quantity and quality, but I cant say Oh, wow. Shared Dover Sole which was nicely presented and was as good, but certainly not better than comparable elsewhere. Large baked potato which we shared also, nicely put together sides of bacon scalion,s butter and cream cheese. Nice presentation Shared cream spinach which was excellent. Popovers prior/during meal were very good Waitress was at best condescending. Abrupt. Gave the impression she really didn't care. Service is very important I think, almost as much as the food itself. When you are paying these kind of prices, and at a topnotch place the expectation is that service will be attentive and concerned. Detached is not cool. Maybe Im just a different generation. More

OpenTable Diner -
Friday Saturday SundayFriday Saturday Sunday
528 reviews
$$$$
American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

So good. Get the sweetbreads! More

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Pumpkin BYOBPumpkin BYOB
1523 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Excellent as always! More

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Tequila's RestaurantTequila's Restaurant
2794 reviews
$$$$
Mexican / Southwestern | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Food was great and service attentive. More

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ParcParc
9616 reviews
$$$$
French | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

My favorite spot in the city to gather w friends, a first date, and solo! Always welcoming, consistent, delicious food and cocktails. The staff is top notch, professional, and friendly. Wonderful wine list too!❤️🥂 More

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The LoveThe Love
1376 reviews
$$$$
American | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

The Love never fails. Wonderful food, great service and a beautiful space. More

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ZamaZama
1453 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Everything about Zama was very good... the food, the wine, the service, and the atmosphere. I would certainly recommend. More

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SouthGateSouthGate
130 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary Korean | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Wonderful dining experience. The flavors in both the food and beverages were enticing. If you enjoy a hint of spice to warm your palate and add to the flavors, Southgate has there sauces down pat. I include the beverages as part of the overall experience because of some of the unique options available. I elected one of the unique options, graciously explained by our waiter, who also provided myself and guest with exceptional service, and throughly enjoyed a whole other experience. Overall I would definitely go back again with friends, on a date, or just to try another beverage. Nice work Southgate Restaurant it's been a long time since I've really enjoyed a restaurant experience. More

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Casta DivaCasta Diva
739 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

As always food is great as well as service!! Stephen's restaurant is always enjoyable!! More

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ScarpettaScarpetta
40 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

The food and service were fantastic! Ask for Glenn, wonderful service, very knowledgeable More

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Discover Rittenhouse Square

Bordered by gleaming high-rises and featuring a well-manicured park, Rittenhouse Square sits in the midst of Philly cheesesteak territory, but you'll also find neighborhood restaurants offering custom shaved-beef creations alongside lighter vegetarian options. More formal Italian cuisine is also traditional in this section of town, and it's a nod to the immigrants who came over in the 18th and 19th centuries. Here, you’ll find everything from tagliatelle, gnocchetti and exotic raviolis to veal tenderloin and polenta. If you’re hungry for a snack and the weather’s cold, consider a warm soft pretzel from a street vendor. If it’s warm, opt for a classic Italian water ice or a gelato sampler.

Discover Rittenhouse Square

Bordered by gleaming high-rises and featuring a well-manicured park, Rittenhouse Square sits in the midst of Philly cheesesteak territory, but you'll also find neighborhood restaurants offering custom shaved-beef creations alongside lighter vegetarian options. More formal Italian cuisine is also traditional in this section of town, and it's a nod to the immigrants who came over in the 18th and 19th centuries. Here, you’ll find everything from tagliatelle, gnocchetti and exotic raviolis to veal tenderloin and polenta. If you’re hungry for a snack and the weather’s cold, consider a warm soft pretzel from a street vendor. If it’s warm, opt for a classic Italian water ice or a gelato sampler.