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1713 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1528
+1 215-545-4448
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1713 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1528
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

So excited about returning to Pumpkin! The restaurant is tiny so I wouldn't consider it for a romantic dinner. The staff is friendly and helpful. The menu is small only offering around 5 entrees. Menu highlights: Berkshire pork chop with grilled Napa cabbage and white...More

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We were in Philadelphia for restaurant week and went to Pumpkin. Not for the first time. The food is exquisite, always consistent and presented like artwork! Ian and Hillary make the perfect team of perfection. No wonder they are rated #4 in Philly. Thank you...More

Thank Victoria D
Reviewed 10 August 2015

and that's why I downgraded Pumpkin. We walked in a few minutes before opening time, which was the time of our reservation. The weather was oppressively hot & humid, and we thought we might wait inside until we could be seated. A surly server said...More

Thank bonehomme
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Really enjoyed this small, 20 seat BYOB place. We had their Sunday night wine dinner for $40 which included five courses of tasty food...highlights of our meal included a warm, silky cauliflower soup; amazing ravioli stuffed with ricotta & parsnips; a steak with roasted parsnips,...More

Thank jasonctownsend
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate here on Sunday for the tasting menu. This is about the fourth year in a row that we have done this during our annual visit to Philadelphia. We were not disappointed. The food and service was absolutely some of the...More

Thank whitehorsetravellers
Reviewed 9 July 2015

My wife and I went here for her birthday and were blown away. We ordered the charred octopus appetizer, strip steak and salmon entrees. These were great portion sizes and the taste was unbelievable. Very creative dishes and outstanding flavor. And it wasn't that expensive...More

Thank Jon O
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I wrestled with this rating but it was either a 5 or a 4. They brought me the wrong entree. It would have helped if I could tell the difference between the mackerel and the Japanese bass but by the time I realized the dish...More

Thank babel39
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Small, quaint authentic restaurant on South Street. BYOB. Cash only. Food was excellent. Grilled octopus was wonderful as was the bass as an entree. The Sunday Tasting Menu looked great- would have to come back for it!

Thank Suzq23
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with 4 business associates at Pumpkin. Service was friendly and attentive from the server and the manager who stopped to chat. We had grilled octopus and foi Gras for appetizers and really good black bass and sea bass for mains. Desert was pot...More

1  Thank Frank B
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Small restaurant, but quite frankly, we have been in much tighter places in Philly. I would say it is warm and comfortable. The BYOB is such a plus. I love that we can bring our wine and enjoy our meal and walk out without breaking...More

1  Thank winelvr83
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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