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Matyson - CLOSED

37 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3718
+1 215-564-2925
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
17 Jul 2015
“Matyson gone”
2 Jul 2015
“A Sure winner- Excellant food, moderate prices”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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37 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3718
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2015

Sadly, Matyson just abruptly closed its doors after theJuly 4th weekend. No notice. No nothin.shabby way to treat longtime customers and loyal staff.

1  Thank Altonmann
Reviewed 3 July 2015

A lovely little (60 seat) restaurant in center city, 5 stars all the way. We had a price fixe 5 course dinner for $45. and every course was a pure 10. Price fixe changes every week.

Thank hy g
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

A good variety of offerings. I usually order one of their seafood entrees. Their dishes are very good from apps to dessert. Staff is attentive and friendly. The customer crowd is a good mix between young and well-heeled. The parking garage at 1818 Market is...More

Thank etradervic
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

we had a reservation and got seated right away... The food was okay, atmosphere a bit snooty not certain why. Just okay.

Thank Ria411
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We had dinner here last night and enjoyed the food and service. I would have liked better illumination, but mood lighting seems to be in these days. The menu is small but certainly offers sufficient choices. Service was topnotch and we could have not asked...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 22 April 2015

When you see the menu you will have 1 of 2 reactions: 1) "what should I have? There's so much to choose from!" or 2) "complex descriptions; is the food really this complex?" I will admit my reaction was #2. The menu is actually not...More

1  Thank socalgalx4
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

We, along with friends from out of town, decided to check out this restaurant. Waited an awfully long time for food to arrive. The Staff seemed impatient with patrons and the food was lackluster. Overall not a very inspiring dining experience.

Thank Triptravler
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Three of us had dinner at Matyson (BYOB)on Friday evening. We were seated promptly and with a smile. The hostess took our coats, checked if we wanted anything while we waited for another member of our party. Our server was Tracy. When we told her...More

Thank teachme2read
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

A somewhat eclectic menu which is what we were seeking. Not for everyone. The fact that it is BYOB is great as we were able to select and bring our own wine a and it certainly helps with the final bill. Service was excellent and...More

Thank Msd21111
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Ate there last night with friends who are foodies and who eat at Matyson frequently. It is their favorite restaurant. The "Duck Two Ways" appetizer was fabulous I wear hearing aids, however, and Matyson, though without annoying music audio, was disastrous. The place is a...More

Thank Laurence A S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3718
    (Between Market & Chestnut)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-564-2925
  • E-mail
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