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Rouge

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City Center West
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205 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5900 (Walnut Street)
+1 215-732-6622
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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176 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Having a table by the window overlooking famed Square is a delight. The food is always delicious and the menu changes often although certain items such as the Rouge Burger are always available

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Thank Lsbtravel1
Wilmington, Delaware
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145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This buzzing, small space offers friendly service, a great menu, and yummy drinks. We enjoyed a lovely brunch here, accompanied by some great cocktails and delicious dry rosé. The raw oysters were perfectly fresh and cold. The shrimp dumplings, tender and spicy. The French Onion Soup was some of the best I've had and worth every calorie. On the lighter... More 

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Thank lovestotravel013
Providence, Rhode Island
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stopped at Rouge for a drink and stayed! The staff was friendly, & attentive. We had a late lunch, food was as described and really good. The burger is a must have! Terrific people watching, nice view of the park and good energy.

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Thank TDS116
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Rouge is one of those types of restaurants that does a few things really really well. They make pretty solid cocktails overall, particularly classic cocktails (don't expect anything too exotic) and have solid wines by the glass. The lack of quality draft beer is unfortunate, but generally the wine list makes up for it. Where Rouge really shines is their... More 

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Thank Alex R
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Always one of our favorite spots when we are in Philadelphia. The food is always consistently good. The bar has fun friendly bartenders who can make a perfect martini. We ordered the seasonal sangria and it was amazing. Enjoy a stroll in the park before or after you visit.

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Thank Karin R
New York/Jersey
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104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I was here recently but just for a drink outside on a beautiful day. I have eaten here before but that was a while back. I remember the food to be good. This review is about a fantastic spot to sit and watch the citizens of Philadelphia. During off hours there nothing better.

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Thank Townie-TRIP
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food. Are at the bar. Tommy was our bartender. Made a fantastic martini. A definite place to revisit. Host was a little unfriendly, but overall experience was great.

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Thank Sandy D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Excellent restaurant on a very hip street and area. Great park across the street. Has tables outside where the food and the people watching go hand in hand

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Woodmere, New York
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103 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This place was really good. The atmosphere was so inviting and the people were also really nice. The food was excellent and the portions were huge. It is a must go to when in Philly. Tip, need to make a reservation, not easy to get into.

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Thank egellman
Boca Raton, Florida
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Walking into this establishment is like walking into a romantic restaurant in France. The outside seating leads into the indoor which is flanked with beautiful silk curtains around each of the walls and old patina mirrors that reflect the Rittenhouse Square on the inside. The bar is A tiny little bar with great service at all times. The food is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5900
    (Walnut Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-6622

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