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Rose Tattoo Cafe

1847 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-4109
+1 215-569-8939
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (14 reviews)
“crab cakes” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Cajun & Creole, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1847 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-4109
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A friend of mine brought me here years ago and I’ve been coming back ever since . I love the food and the staff is always nice . I’ve been coming here for 14yrs . I even proposed to my there 10 years ago. Definitely...More

Thank Jahmai
Reviewed 22 September 2018

With a friendly dark bar and a notably creative menu, Rose Tatoo is a standout among the string of attractive bistros along Callowhill Street. Service is cordial & the daily specials are numerous & enticing, although with bowls of soup & a huge shared beet...More

Thank Herstory_62
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Rose Tattoo continues to put out excellent food, regardless of the time of year or time of day. The salmon melts in your mouth. My husband got the gaucho steak. The serving was huge and he enjoyed the last few bites the next day....More

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I sat in the bar when I was greeted; the bartender approached me nicely but he was also taking orders from tables, which I found it unusual, cause there was like 4 tables in the bar area that he was taken care of, with that...More

Thank Orlando M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had a wonderful dinner here, eight of us and a two-month old. The staff was accommodating, and everything we selected was delicious. We'll be back!

Thank Emmanuel S
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Made trip to philly and stopped after visiting the Rocky statue and museum of art. I give the jambalaya a 4.5, flatbread was a 5, crab cakes 3, house salad 4, service 3.5. Overall would recommend but probably not return unless convenient.

Thank U9710SXjohnm
Reviewed 22 June 2018

The food here was nice. I went with my mom for Mother's Day. To start, she ordered the mushroom bisque. She doesn't even like mushrooms, but we took the chance because we saw so many raving reviews. She ended up loving it! For entrees, she...More

Thank cquezer
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to the Rose Tattoo Cafe for years. It used to be my favorite lunch/meeting spot when I would be in the field for work. It also would be the place I would like to go on 1st dates when I was...More

Thank PhillyShaney
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went there for dinner and have been going there for years. Food is decent but we had a cold vegetable soup that was tooooo spicy for me and my lips were burning and the owner is the chef. If you like...More

Thank Anndrienne W
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We live in the area and this is our go-to restaurant. Very solid food, service, drinks. Pretty decor, and not too loud. A great place for a quiet dinner or a special occasion.

Thank rosannemistretta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 19:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1847 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-4109
    (19th & Callowhill Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-569-8939
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