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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 2 days ago via mobile

Of the six dishes I’ve tried here, all were memorable except maybe the Nebrodini mushrooms. I found this one a little bland compared to the other extraordinary plates. The food here is not the issue; it’s superb. Our server, Steven D., was wonderful- knowledgeable, personable,...More

Thank stephses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I visited for dinner. It was the most flavorful food we have ever had. Each dish was beautifully presented, and flavors were complex and balanced. We had the wood roasted carrot with pumpernickel, garbanzos, carrot mustard, carrot kraut, the charred Brussel sprouts...More

Thank Lf66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a 30-year vegetarian, I can say this is hands-down some of the best vegan food I've ever had (equal to its predecessor restaurant Horizon, which was created by the same couple). But at over $100 for two people, it is profoundly disappointing to leave...More

Thank JW5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I will be the first to admit that I am not a vegetarian. I enjoy beef, chicken, and seafood. I was invited to this restaurant with some friends. Before arriving, I looked researched in anticipation of what I would order. Honestly I was very confused....More

Thank hikebike2200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're a vegan this is your place. The atmosphere was very pleasant, noise level controlled, service very good. Food preparation was excellent. Some of the food became monotonous and bland. Taking the cheese out of an au gratin dish and substituting yeast may work,...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you take out the meat, you need to add flavor. Obviously this restaurant is not aware of this fact. Bland, tasteless food which was utterly disgusting and overpriced. They deliberately make tiny portions to force you to order more food, so they can make...More

Thank Esther B
Reviewed 13 January 2018 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 6 January 2018 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 5 January 2018 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 1 January 2018

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.

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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, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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