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Barclay Prime

237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6161
+1 215-732-7560
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6161
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a newyork strip The wife had a rack of lamb was excellent. only problem was loudness. service great.

1  Thank rmacguy1949
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to the Barclay Prime was fabulous. It was a very crowded Saturday night and the service we received was as if we were the only guest there, outstanding. We have been to our share of upscale restaurants and my hubby says the...More

1  Thank GWsugar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

... on an early Tuesday evening. We started with the chopped salad and entrees of butter poached lobster and tomahawk ribeye(split bt 2) with sides of roasted broccoli and Kenneth Square mushrooms. Companions enjoyed the beef ( not for me). I had the lobster,3lb shelled...More

1  Thank cob2
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Had a business dinner and it was an excellent setting, the dinner was paced well, the service very good, the food exquisite. Wine list extensive. I plan to return and have one of the Wagyu selections on my own dime, just have to see if...More

1  Thank M0rgoth
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Only a few miles away from home Barclays consistently delivers whether it's dinner for a special occasion or just stopping by for drinks with friends

1  Thank SThompon4384
Reviewed 12 July 2017

this is like a theme i always feel like i am rating expensive Steak places and this is a great one ...flawless in service and taste ....

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We trace extensively and I always strive to find the best in each local area. This restaurant has good food but not fantastic the wine list looked to be a 5 times multiple which I find too high and the waiter was just a bit...More

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a very nice restaurant for a nice dinner with your honey or another couple. Beautiful area, close parking and wonderful service. The food was good..it is steakhouse with a variety of sides. Pricey but nice for a special dinner out

1  Thank karen m
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I am normally not a steakhouse girl preferring fish and modern decor, but this place was fantastic! The room was light , modern, yet classy comfortable. The kale salad was one of the best I have had in a while. I ordered the petite filet,...More

1  Thank 2travelingscientists
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The steak is very good, no arguing about that question. There is, however, no significant discerable difference from the other reputable steakhouses. Del Frisco's, The Capital Grille, Morton's, Butcher and Singer all are on par in the same category. Great location in the Rittenhouse Square...More

Thank Joseph R
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Response from Nwslamas | Reviewed this property |
Yup! This place is the real deal!
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30 October 2016|
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Response from firemarshalbill1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes our group got an assortment of them and passed them around. All of them were amazing!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6161
  • Public Transportation: The 12 Bus Route runs on Locust Street & curls around Rittenhouse Square. Get off at the intersection of 18th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-7560
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