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Pumpkin

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$$$$
City Center West
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1713 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1528 (17th Street)
+1 215-545-4448
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17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many times I feel shortchanged on prix fix menues. Not here. The food was delicious and plentiful. It is BYO and they have really good glasses. They know how to handle wine and bottles. Stephen took great care of us. One is gluten intolerant and another is allergic to shellfish. Even with it being a prix fixe menu he went... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always heard great reviews about Pumpkin Restaurant, but on 11/5 all 4 of us finally ate there. This small BYOB, slightly off the main downtown Philly streets, earned all the accolades with its small menu that was great for all of us. First of all, we did not feel crowded despite the small size, and the noise level was... More 

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Glenside
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife took me here for my birthday and we really enjoyed our meal. This is a small venue so reservations are a must. Tables are close together and the room can get loud. With that said we had a great experience here. Everyone was very friendly. Our waiter was very helpful and made some recommendations. We had the tuna... More 

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Thank 524chasc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Stop reading and make your reservation now! The food here was fabulous! We brought a few bottles of wine to accompany our meal and ordered everything from appetizers to desserts. Although it was a little pricey, it was well worth what we spent on it!

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Thank Geralaina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We came for the Sunday fixed price dinner with luggage in tow because we had to catch a train. Even though it is small restaurant they were so accepting. Loved it was a BYOB with no fees. The food was excellent, perfectly presented and just the right portions. Very creative dishes. The ambiance was cozy with a touch of casual... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for restaurant week and we had a fantastic time. The ingredients tasted so fresh for everything they made. Definitely a can't miss restaurant. It's a little walk from center city, but on a nice night it's not a problem. Definitely one of the better restaurants in Philadelphia.

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Thank Pete P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to Pumpkin with my dear wife but this was a night for colleagues to get to know each other. As always the service was quiet elegance and the dinner was spectacular. I was amazed at how easy it was to talk and engage our table without interruption or excessive noise. So many of our small favorite BYOs... More 

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Thank Bdh26
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Last night was my first visit to Pumpkin and it did not disappoint! It only took so long for me to visit because I was turned off by the fact that it's CASH ONLY -- but plus side is that it's BYOB no corkage fee. We didn't even realize it was restaurant week, we were hoping for the Sunday prix-fix... More 

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Thank Tiffany T
Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Intimate BYOB with a small menu that usually features at least one fresh-water fish cooked to perfection. Definitely make a reservation ahead of time for peak times and holidays. Definitely some French influence. A great choice for those with refined palates who are willing to spend a bit extra.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Stop what you're doing right now and go make a reservation for dinner at Pumpkin. This was without a doubt one of the best meals we have ever had. We had the Cavatelli appetizer that was an appropriately sized starter and very tasty! We then moved on to the trout and monkfish entrees which were so flavorful. Every forkful was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
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: 1713 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1528
    (17th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-4448
Description
Celebrating our 9th year! Hillary & Ian welcome you to their intimate 26 seat BYOB featuring a daily changing seasonal menu. Our Sunday $40 five course prix fixe menu is available all year long. Awarded 3 bells from Philly Inquirer's food critic Craig Laban!

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