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Talula's Garden

210 West Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 592-7787
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Ranked #7 of 3,738 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 7th between Walnut and Locust
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.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful time at the bar with our bartender as we waited for our table. The drink specials were great! It was a beautiful night, and the location was great for a stroll after dinner to walk off some of the full feeling in our very stuffed stomachs. The dinner was great. The very foodie couple we were... More

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Simpsonville, Kentucky
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100 reviews 100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Started off with Jill telling us about the 40+ choices of cheese offered on six different plates. We selected Autumn Leaves and were stunned at the presentation and the taste. I had the bartender's apple cider cocktail along side and was in culinary heaven all night. Hand torn pasta appetizer was followed by Block Island Swordfish that melted in my... More

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Potomac, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

What a special little gem! We sat outside in the garden - a must if the weather is nice. The service and the food compete for top billing. We started with a cheese plate - simple and fabulous. For my main course, I feasted on the scallops which were perfectly prepared - lots of flavor and beautifully presented. My husband... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I've been to Talula's Garden several times and never had a bad meal. Not only are the food and service very good, but it has a lovely decor as well. Weather permitting, I recommend eating outside in the garden. It's absolutely beautiful and serene.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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147 reviews 147 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I had dinner with colleagues while on business in Philadelphia. It's a charming, eclectic restaurant - everything from the décor to the plates to the menu. I had the brick chicken and it was probably the moistest chicken I've ever had (and still cooked completely). The side dishes were also unique and appetizing. What was slightly pretentious was the food... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

After having dined at Talula's Table for many years, I had no doubt the food would be incredible, and it was just that. The cheese menu is really special and the evolving menu will allow you to revisit and never have to order the same dish twice. But at the Table, they serve only 2 Tables per evening, so I... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Sunday brunch on a lovely day. The little garden, with perhaps eight or ten tables, is charming. The service was impeccable and the food, delicious. I had a cheese board and some truly wonderful crepes with figs. Excellent, strong coffee. This place, although on the expensive side, is well worth it for the quality of the food, excellence of service,... More

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Bend, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Talula's Garden was just steps from our hotel, and it turned out to be a great evening. Service was excellent - just the right amount of attention without being overbearing. The food was delicious - though prices are high. We sat indoors because it was very windy outside, but the garden looked lovely.

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New Egypt, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Last night our party of 4 had the pleasure to dine at Talula’s. While all the courses were outstanding the “above and beyond” service is something to be celebrated. It is immediately evident that the staff and management are not just working here they are truly proud and engaged in the product they serve and service they provide. Upon the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

First class service. You will need a reservation for this delightful restaurant where the food is really delicious. Garden seating is not necessary so don't worry if there isn't any available when you arrive because the inside atmosphere is great anyway. Highly recommended.

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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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