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1521 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4546
+1 215-546-1521
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1521 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4546
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here for Father’s Day Brunch and the food and service was not up to the standards of dinner. Service was slow despite a moderate amount of customers. The cheese and mushroom crostini was good, but a little soggy. The Tuscan Hash was fresh, with...More

Thank EFeldhake
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I have eaten there several times and always had a very good experience.Very pleasant atmosphere and quiet for easy conversation. The dishes vary by season, but the menu is always interesting and the food very well prepared and presented. The service is excellent, very accommodating...More

Thank Irv7037
Reviewed 28 April 2018

I visited with a group of friends and I was really excited to try this place out. I knew going in that it would be expensive and that the menu is small, so I wasn't bothered by that at all. I found the service to...More

Thank broxbax
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Creative combinations that produce excellent meals. Staff is friendly and accommodating and work well together. Ravioli with asparagus and a balsamic reduction was very well balanced that produced a wonderful starter. Desserts were creative and delicious.

Thank damages01
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Extraordinarily fresh and inventive food, lovely service. Owned by a husband-and-wife team. Definitely among the best places I've eaten.

Thank D K
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch brunch. Bistro style, not fancy. Good service and good food. Definite farm to table vibe and the vegetables were fresh and well prepared. The little gem salad was good but would have been better is the lettuce had not started to wilt....More

Thank JerseyBusiness
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Thursday evening. Had a reservation, but did not need it at 6 pm as dining area was not crowded. The restaurant had good sound proofing on ceiling to tamper reverberating noise, which more bars and restaurants in old buildings should invest....More

Thank JLC91
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We visited Russet on a Friday evening before going to a concert. We were greeted and seated promptly in this small restaurant that has tables spaced reasonably well apart but subject to a draft from the open door nearly anywhere you sit. Try to sit...More

Thank teachme2read
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We finally got to dine at Russet, which has been on our "list" for quite a while. The townhouse restaurant, convenient to local cultural venues, has a very nice ambience. Our greeter was very welcoming and the service was gracious and attentive. Our disappointment was...More

Thank VoyageursUSA
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a cozy little spot in the center of town. Husband and wife man the kitchen with great care and love. They put a limited menu with caring and attentive service. Food changes daily and features excellent house made pastas, charcuterie along with locally...More

Thank rjg3520
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1521 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4546
    (Between 15th and 16th)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-546-1521
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