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Red Owl Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2426
+1 215-923-2267
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (63 reviews)
“corn fritters” (20 reviews)
“burger” (72 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2426
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1 - 10 of 824 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Ate here twice. The menu was limited but they were very accommodating to my unending list of dietary restrictions.

Thank ek l
Reviewed 6 days ago

We chose the Red Owl based on its proximity to the Historic District and the great menu we saw online. First let me say we found it to be far from a "tourist" restaurant We had dinner and our party had a difficult time deciding...More

Thank college11
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will get a decent meal here at the Red Owl. You may have to ask them to turn the music down. The portions are good, so if you are not starving, the french fries, an appetizer and an glass of wine make a good...More

Thank DeliciousNewYork
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback. I am glad to hear you enjoyed meal. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our burgers. The wait staff was very friendly. It was all good! TA is making me write more to have this posted...

Thank JimmyJoJane
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review Jimmy. We appreciate it. Glad to hear you enjoyed your burgers and the team took good care of you. We hope you get to visit again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the hotel and had breakfast here. The food quality is superb -- fresh, high end ingredients. With that said, everything we ordered had some little "twist" to it "unique" that really didn't enhance the dish. It was a very cold morning,...More

Thank GardenStateThree
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your review. I am very glad to hear you enjoyed your food and visit. Sorry there was a draft the morning you were here. Hope we get to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to say except that their eggs benedict are arguably the best i've ever had. Hollandaise was amazing and served on top of a buttermilk waffle instead of a traditional english muffin. Most importantly the eggs were cooked perfectly. A little pricey but for...More

Thank olivercgreen
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review Oliver. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the Eggs Benedict. Thank you for sharing! We hope you visit again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We almost didn't stop in thinking this place would be average based on its proximity to the tourist hub. We were so delighted to be served at the bar and enjoy the single best cocktail ever, the Butterscotch Old Fashion. Brunch was the Egg White...More

Thank The_Hailes
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! I am very happy to hear you had such a wonderful visit with us for lunch. The Butterscotch Old fashioned is one of my favorites as well. Sorry your experience was not the same at dinner. We do hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner with my boyfriend recently at Red Owl. We loved the corn fritters! the cocktails were also delicious :) Would definitely return again very soon!!

Thank Taylor T
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your review Taylor! I am happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 3 nights at the hotel Monaco and had the pleasure of eating at the Red Owl Tavern for breakfast and dinner. Firstly, the service was impeccable. The whole staff wants to make sure you have the best experience possible and they treat each...More

Thank Jordan B
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review Jordan! I am so happy the team took such great care of you. We appreciate how much time you spent with us while visiting and we look forward to your next visit. ~Michael

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Monaco Hotel to celebrate my birthday! Had 2 breakfasts and dinner at Red Owl Restaurant! The service was great! The food was delicious. I had an omelet and a frittata for breakfast, which were extraordinarily good. They were made with very different ingredients...More

Thank Shari B
Jason R, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you for sharing your birthday celebration with us Shari! Happy birthday! I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed you meals with us. Thank you for sharing and we hope to see you again in the future.

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23 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from mburrows | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed wonderful steak tartar when there. Obviously raw beef is gluten free! Chef Jorge Chicas is extremely talented, Like any good chef he should be able to accommodate dietary issues like yours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2426
    (Corner of 5th & Chestnut)
  • Public Transportation: Market East Station - When exiting the station walk East on Market Street until you reach 5th street. Make a right onto Chestnut St. For additional directions please see http://www.monaco-philadelphia.com/map/index.html
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-923-2267
  • E-mail
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