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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations
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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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
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I just loved Talula's. Ambiance across from Washington Square Park was the best. Food was fantastic, especially the little Brioche Rolls with melted garlic butter that the wait staff bring almost as soon as you sit down.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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sacramento, ca
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sacramento, ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I just loved Talula's. Ambiance across from Washington Square Park was the best. Food was fantastic, especially the little Brioche Rolls with melted garlic butter that the wait staff bring almost as soon as you sit down.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is such a beautiful restaurant right by the Washington Square in Philly. You can stroll to the Independence Hall before or after you have the fabulous experience of eating here. the Decor of this place is very peaceful, organic and beautiful. the service and hospitatlity was amazing. our server, Joanna, was on top of her game. she knew the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great meal and service. One of the better meals I have had in the city in the last two years. Great atmosphere.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Loved this restaurant for its garden seating which was beyond gorgeous facing Washington Square Park in Old City Philadelphia. We had a lot of different appetizers and drinks, but the cheese plate was phenomenal and sparse! Bring a big wallet or less people and load up on food before or after leaving here or you will spend quite a bit!... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Delicious food. Beautiful presentation. Eclectic farm to table dining. fantastic atmosphere. well worth the price.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Talula's garden has excellant food and service. You can eat inside or outside in the shaded patio. Located across from Washington Square Park. It around the corner from the historic district. I highly recommend Talula's Garden.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the paired wine tasting with our delicious fixed price dinner. Every dish was attractively presented and matched with an appropriate wine. It was truly a gourmet dining experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We've been here again and again. Everyone loves Talula's Garden. In good weather, you can sit outdoors, under hanging lanterns (even in cooler weather there are space heaters), in an enchanting litte hidden garden right in Philadelphia. Indoors is also lovely. The food is fresh, locally sourced, very farm-to-table and very inventive. The menu changes seasonally. It's really worth a... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Hands down, one of my best dining experiences. Our waitress was extremely knowledgable and guided us on tastes, food locale (farm to table...yes!) and the atmosphere, albeit a tad noisy, was cozy and fun. Well worth the price...can't wait to go back. Definitely a special dining experience...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Farm to table just doesnt do it justice...Both of the bar areas -- inside and outside are small but they are very relaxing.. the cheese plate is a really nice choice here. Both the indoor and outdoor didning areas are quite nice although the noise level inside can get a bit higher than desired on busy nights. If you want... More 

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Additional Information about Talula's Garden

Address: 210 West Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: (215) 592-7787
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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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: Special occasions

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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?