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Barclay Prime

237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6161
+1 215-732-7560
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6161
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only a few miles away from home Barclays consistently delivers whether it's dinner for a special occasion or just stopping by for drinks with friends

1  Thank SThompon4384
Reviewed 12 July 2017

this is like a theme i always feel like i am rating expensive Steak places and this is a great one ...flawless in service and taste ....

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We trace extensively and I always strive to find the best in each local area. This restaurant has good food but not fantastic the wine list looked to be a 5 times multiple which I find too high and the waiter was just a bit...More

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is a very nice restaurant for a nice dinner with your honey or another couple. Beautiful area, close parking and wonderful service. The food was good..it is steakhouse with a variety of sides. Pricey but nice for a special dinner out

1  Thank karen m
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I am normally not a steakhouse girl preferring fish and modern decor, but this place was fantastic! The room was light , modern, yet classy comfortable. The kale salad was one of the best I have had in a while. I ordered the petite filet,...More

1  Thank 2travelingscientists
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The steak is very good, no arguing about that question. There is, however, no significant discerable difference from the other reputable steakhouses. Del Frisco's, The Capital Grille, Morton's, Butcher and Singer all are on par in the same category. Great location in the Rittenhouse Square...More

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Barclay is a beautiful space, tastefully decorated and inviting. As I try to eat as little meat as possible when I ordered the scallops which were recommended by the server. They were slimy and tasteless. My daughter ordered the 60 dollar Dover sole which she...More

1  Thank emistruth
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Forget Peter Lugers, this is the best steak house ever. Don't even question the choice on where to eat tonight. Eat here. I had the 20 oz bone in steak, perfect, the scallops, delectable and a bite of the cheesesteak, heaven. You won't regret a...More

2  Thank jlynjack
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is our 7th or 8th visit to Barclay. It is our number one, favorite steak restaurant in Philadelphia. This past visit, we had our largest party, with a table for 10 adults. Two of our friends, were eating at Barclay for the first time....More

Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The place is dark , at a point that you cant read the menu.The menu itself small with limited selection.Had a l portion of king crab leg that was very small at 29 usd, and a tuna tartar so spicy that covered the taste. The...More

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Response from Nwslamas | Reviewed this property |
Yup! This place is the real deal!
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Response from firemarshalbill1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes our group got an assortment of them and passed them around. All of them were amazing!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6161
  • Public Transportation: The 12 Bus Route runs on Locust Street & curls around Rittenhouse Square. Get off at the intersection of 18th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-7560
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