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Talula's Garden

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210 West Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (7th between Walnut and Locust)
(215) 592-7787
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Large groups
Description: Behind the wrought iron gate, past the herbaceous patio and through the...
Behind the wrought iron gate, past the herbaceous patio and through the atrium is Talula's Garden, the warm and elegant Washington Square eatery from Aimee Olexy and Starr Restaurants. The modern menu, prepared with carefully-sourced ingredients and a light European touch, changes with the seasons. The artful cuisine, hospitable staff, sustainable spirits, and a focus on cheese make the dining experience here incredibly memorable.
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Ambiance and Food

We celebrated two family birthdays outside in the garden and the environment and food combined to make it a special treat for all. The food was fresh and well prepared, service was friendly and prompt, and dining outside in a garden always my favorite venue. It makes any reason for dining out an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
bahamamama2010_10
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Doylestown PA
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Doylestown PA
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrated two family birthdays outside in the garden and the environment and food combined to make it a special treat for all. The food was fresh and well prepared, service was friendly and prompt, and dining outside in a garden always my favorite venue. It makes any reason for dining out an occasion.

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Berlin, New Jersey
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second dinner at Talula's Garden. It is just as nice in the Winter, although too cold to dine outside in the garden. The food, service and atmosphere are all great. If you are coming in from outside the city there is valet parking which is nice. If you order a starter course (or a half portion of... More 

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Thank Jay1012013
Philadelphia
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my top 5 Philadelphia restaurants The cocktails are always great. I recently enjoyed the treehugger a bourbon based cocktail The appetizers, entrees and deserts rotate seasonally and often cannot be matched by others The restaurant always has a great vibe and the service is always top tier A must to go to whether local or visiting philly

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Thank wheelspw
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here before, always like it. This time, not so much. 7:45 reservation on a Thursday night for birthday celebration; table for four. Told things running behind; head for bar--45 min later still no table. Manager Josh sends over little bites and champagne. Feeling better about wait--but after finally being seated more than an hour past reservation time the complimentary... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

cant go wrong for a special occasion. The decor is moder, high ceilings several levels, even great in nice weather when you can dine outside

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Thank HMCHUGH430
usa
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, decor and staff were all top notch. On an cold and dreary night it was nice to walk into a cosy setting with pleasant people and comforting fare. We will be back. It must be glorious on a spring and summer day.

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Thank mermomUSA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Farm fresh ingredients prepared with great care and expertise. The reservation was not difficult the staff was wonderful. We all enjoyed it My friends from Australia were very impressed.

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Thank Richard C
Honolulu
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying "HOLY COW I LOVE THIS PLACE" however no matter how many amazing meals I have had here when I visiting Philadelphia, nothing could have prepared me for the new addition of the OYSTER SALAD!! Having grown up on oysters, the very last thing that would sound appetizing to me would be the oysters on a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend took me here for my birthday and I must say it was a wonderful dining experience... However, we did have to stand and wait a while for our table (we had reservations) but that was probably because it was a holiday night and also the dining time. It was pretty busy. Regardless of the wait, the staff was... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was great. Creative selections. We liked the cheese special (beer soaked). I had the pork belly. Wife had soup and three veggies. Should have had two (big portions). Chicken fried potatoes were great. Drinks were inventive and tasty. Good wine list too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 210 West Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (7th between Walnut and Locust)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: (215) 592-7787

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Behind the wrought iron gate, past the herbaceous patio and through the atrium is Talula's Garden, the warm and elegant Washington Square eatery from Aimee Olexy and Starr Restaurants. The modern menu, prepared with carefully-sourced ingredients and a light European touch, changes with the seasons. The artful cuisine, hospitable staff, sustainable spirits, and a focus on cheese make the dining experience here incredibly memorable.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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