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1221 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5572
+1 215-320-7500
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1221 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5572
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wanted to love this place, but frankly there is only so much one can do to make an all veggie menu interesting... a number of the dishes were great, but others fell flat. Liked the beets 5 ways and the eggplant dish best.

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here because I heard it was good I'm very into eating Healthy but my overall opinion was it was just mediocre. Had a pretzel with a fondue and a carrot that was well dressed with some kind of sauce thought it was mediocre. Desert...More

Thank templerob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A child of the Philadelphia riot of the early 1970s when the restaurant scene arrived in full. I left for Maine and don't often come to eat and not to a Vegan restaurant. Truly impressive restaurant. Locust Street squeezes into the airy bar and then...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was there best restaurant I have ever been to vegan or not. Everything we had was absolutely wonderful. It's amazing what can be done with vegetables.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not normally a “vedge” person but food here is very good. Nice presentation different offerings and pricey.

Thank Ragtop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has some of the best vegan food I have eaten in my 10 years of being vegan. I was floored by the beauty of the presentation as well. I ordered stuffed avocado, nebrodoni mushrooms, and a shishito pepper dish. Each dish was delightful...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely dinner and evening. The restaurant was very busy and we did not feel rushed. We came here after dining at V Street. Frankly, we found the food at V Street a little tastier.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this restaurant serves vegan cuisine, and yes, I said cuisine, because it is way more than vegetables. Beets and carrots plus other more exotic veggies, grains, legumes and other fare are prepared with creativity and wow, is it delicious. My husband is partial to...More

Thank Peggy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous, creative menu. Hard to imagine so many interesting and tasty dishes using only vegetables. - - expensive.

Thank compozer
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I am not a vegetarian; I love a meat bbq as much as anyone. But, I returned to this restaurant when visiting Philly again, recently, and found it to be as superb as I had remembered it. This is one of the top restaurants in...More

Thank D W
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7 December 2016|
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Response from sommersboy | Reviewed this property |
Start with two and, if you're enjoying yourselves and are not full, order some more. It comes relatively quickly.
2 September 2015|
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Response from JeanSC4 | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are large with plenty of space between tables. I don't remember thinking it was loud at all. I enjoyed the atmosphere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5572
    (12th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-320-7500
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