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Restaurant School

4207 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-5296
+1 215-222-4200
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“coq au vin” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4207 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-5296
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, disappointed the course meal was not available for lunch, that part is not clear on the website. The choices are from a board in the terrace and they bring out your food. I'm not a fan of eating with plastic ware,...More

Thank Traci V
Reviewed 9 May 2017

They do go crazy filling your water glass and honestly it gets annoying after awhile but the meal and service are fantastic!

Thank eyelove2eat
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

What a great place close to Penn. I was surprised by the slim pickings of nice restaurants in the area. This place was great, with fantastic ambiance and food. Good for date night, or a Tuesday night!

Thank BethlehemPaUSA
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Students did a good job, clearly are very well trained but the food wouldn't be up there with my experience of fine dining. Solid effort for good value though.

Thank Anne_MCJ
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I attended the Christmas buffet. It was magnificent. Not only was the decor exquisite, but the food was delicious and by a hospitable student waitstaff who were more than receptive to any comments, questions or suggestions. I ate in the room that they call the...More

Thank goingoingoingoing
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Years ago I used to have dinner quite frequently at the Restaurant School and was never disappointed. This came to mind when we planned a dinner outing and I suggested same. Off we went for an early dinner. Parking was available and there was plenty...More

1  Thank Christa E
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The pastry shop is separate from the restaurant and has different hours. It is open in the mornings for breakfast... Outstanding selection of muffins,croissants, breads, etc. It was our 1st time visiting and I like my fresh breads with coffee. After terrific selection for breakfast...More

Thank RDTOPTORINCON
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Absolutely charming restaurant where you are served by students and the food is prepared by students. Great menu and beautifully decorated

Thank arrylay
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Excellent food in unusual surroundings. An old mansion with lots of interesting objects and exciting lighting. Loved it!

Thank theboxes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

With a group of five students I ate at the restaurant School. The greeting was professional and friendly. The servers were relaxed and with a good sense of humor. Food all around was from good to excellent. The room is large and well-spaced so we...More

Thank Ram C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4207 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-5296
    (42nd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-222-4200
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