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Race Street Cafe

) #181 of 3,631 Restaurants in Philadelphia ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
208 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1910
+1 215-627-6181
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak salad” (4 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
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208 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1910
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Reviews (117)
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for food around 945 pm. They are open until 2 o'clock in the morning so it is a good place to grab some late night food. Had a few drinks and quesadilla and a burger. The food was very very good. The waiter...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We discovered this small establishment on our walk to the Betsy Ross House. We stopped in for a quick beer. I enjoyed a five beer sampler that included beer from local breweries as well as a delicious Belgian beer. The atmosphere was cozy and the...More

Thank gosteelers81
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice time on the terrace of the race street cafe! We enjoyed wine and beers accompanied with classic burgers that were very tasteful and more important very generous plate! I recommend!

Thank Marine G
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

What a great recommendation from our Holiday Inn hotel. Comfortable and cozy atmosphere. Plenty of beers on tap and the food was good.

Thank ChrisT431
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This was my first time at Race Street Cage and I am upset that I haven't visited earlier. I love the atmosphere of the dim lighting and the music was a nice variety. I reviewed the draft beer list and it was a nice selection....More

Thank PhillyShaney
Reviewed 3 January 2017

But, I had an overall disappointing dinner. First off, the faro/spinach salad I had wasn't worth the 12.50 or so I paid ... along with a ten dollar drink, I was already up to 25.00 bucks for a mediocre meal. The server was distant and...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The food was good and different than you local bacon and eggs place. They have outside seating of 3 tables. However you are on the sidewalk next to a busy street. The portions were small but good enough to start the day. I would give...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

First, we walked into the restaurant and there was no one to greet you, so I asked the bartender if we just seat ourselves. I found myself instructing other guests after me. The service was slow and I was told the menu on TripAdvisor was...More

Thank Scottfla
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Not the largest of places or the largest menu but I love it here. I especially love the atmosphere. I feel like I am in a pub in London. The crew are all super-nice. The food if very good. I m not a beer drinker...More

Thank Kathy_R-Philly
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We went here on a recommendation from the hotel staff. Not a huge menu, but I got the burger, and it was awesome. Wife got some shrimp something, It was very good. I put the bar tender to a few tests making drinks from taste...More

Thank john k
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Mary R
18 October 2016|
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Response from Kathy_R-Philly | Reviewed this property |
There is metered parking on the street. If you don't mind walking a block or two there is free street parking north of there. Pay attention to the signs b/c on some streets you can park on both sides with one side limited... More
28 January 2016|
Response from LaToya D | Reviewed this property |
Not officially on the menu, but they will make grilled cheese and maybe a few other dishes that are kid-friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-6181
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