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Talula's Garden

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210 W Washington Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3514 (7th between Walnut and Locust)
+1 215-592-7787
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17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After having an issue in our relationship I asked my friend to dinner here. I went all out ordering the chef's tasting menu and the wine flight. Courses were excellent, just the right amount and superbly plated. The wine flights paired nicely with the courses. Oh yes, Talula's Garden helped me cinch the deal...we've been together ever since! Going to... More 

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1 Thank John Z
Liverpool
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's always a challenge going to a restaurant on your own so I picked one with outstanding reviews. I don't like to be so out of step but this was frankly very disappointing. Was given a table away from the main restaurant next to the waiters station. Not a great welcome for someone by themselves. Beer served in 12oz cans... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my view, this is one of the real gems in downtown Philadelphia. Consistently excellent and often underrated by the "experts". Yes, the rate it high - I think it should be higher!! Treat yourself - do the tasting menu with the wine pairing and be prepared for a great evening!! You will not be dissapointed!!

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1 Thank Brian D
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a beautiful February evening Talula's Garden opened their outdoor space- so delightful and cozy with heat lamps. Wide selection of reasonably priced wine by the bottle. Staff was very familiar with menu including the cheeses available for cheese plates. We shared a chopped salad which was plentiful for two after complimentary pepper brioche. Hubby had lamb shoulder which was... More 

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1 Thank happytraveler1528
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a wonderful meal. We ordered a cheese plate after dinner and before dessert. It was stellar. Great wait staff. Friendly and helpful. I'm thinking that we should make Talula's Garden an every Saturday night thing!

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1 Thank mmaervt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Talula's receives very good reviews, so we (group of 4) decided to check it out for brunch. It was a dreary, rainy day, but I can imagine how beautiful the outdoor seating is on a warm day. The inside is also really pretty. Wade, our server, did a wonderful job. He was patient and cooperative, when we requested his assistance... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was queit and intimate, food was fabulous! Night out with the wife like, food couldn't have been better. Was the perfect experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a rare venue that works for whatever you need. Drinks after work, business dinner, closing that 3rd date deal... or just a lovely meal. Most favorite Philly restaurant.

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1 Thank Philip M
Pennsylvania, US
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere was really lovely. The brunch entree prices are really high and the food was okay but there seemed to be a mismatch between price and value. The crispy Brussels sprouts looked beautiful on the Eggs Benedict but their taste seemed to compete with the rest of the dish. The egg with brisket gravy was served with a delicious... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want great Continental food in a beautiful setting, this is the spot, Lots of Italian specialties with original approaches and fine ,tradiiitonal favorites were available,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Washington Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3514
    (7th between Walnut and Locust)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-7787
Description
Behind the wrought iron gate, past the herbaceous patio and through the atrium is Talula's Garden, the warm and elegant Washington Square eatery from Aimee Olexy and Starr Restaurants. The modern menu, prepared with carefully-sourced ingredients and a light European touch, changes with the seasons. The artful cuisine, hospitable staff, sustainable spirits, and a focus on cheese make the dining experience here incredibly memorable.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?