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205 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5900 (Walnut Street)
+1 215-732-6622
10:00 - 22:00
Open now
All 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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New York/Jersey
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Townie-TRIP
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Sandy D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank marksW8473DM
Woodmere, New York
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90 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank egellman
Boca Raton, Florida
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36 reviews
23 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 

Thank Beyonce1230
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

When we stepped through the door we were greeted by the friendly hostess. We had read the reviews in advance and had been intrigued. Everyone loved their entrees, they were cooked to perfection. Two friends ordered the salmon which was served over spicy root vegetables, another got fish tacos, another got the rouge burger. For dessert we shared the special... More 

Thank Brenda P
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119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This restaurant is small but not intimate, which is good for business purposes. The food was good but not outstanding in any aspect: presentation, preparation and taste. The décor is conservative and provides a good level of comfort. The price is adequate for what you get.

Pennsylvania, US
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475 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had an indoor table seated next to the open window with a view to lovely Rittenhouse Square Park. The cocktails were absolutely fabulous; my compliments to the bartender. The Blood Orange Margarita was outstanding, as was the Kentucky Mule in a cold copper mug. The pumpkin cinnamon roll with ice cream was a scrumptious dessert which paired perfectly with... More 

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Pekin, Illinois
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117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

European style sidewalk cafe. I had the Tilapia Tacos and my husband had the Waldorf Chicken salad croissant and a salad. Food tasted fresh. Service was fast and good.

Thank Rita R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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135 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Rouge is a very attractive restaurant seating about 50 and open for lunch and dinner. Different menus for each with lower priced lunches. Try their famous ROUGE BURGER

Thank Lsbtravel1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
American, French, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
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?