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Rouge

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City Center West
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205 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5900 (Walnut Street)
215-732-6622
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Rittehouse Square Favorite

Came to the fare for the summer art show and needed to eat. Wandered the square and read menus and selected Rouge for its eclectic menu for lunch. Could get bresala on the cartucerie. Pleasant seating outside, Friendly host and staff. Interesting starters for sharing like steak tartar omitted from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
DianneWheatley
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Dunedin, Florida
Good for:
  • Scenic view
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Carrollton, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Sat outside the Rouge burger and the hanger steak salad were fabulous! Cocktails great too! Best margarita in a while!!! Great people watching spot outside!

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Dunedin, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Came to the fare for the summer art show and needed to eat. Wandered the square and read menus and selected Rouge for its eclectic menu for lunch. Could get bresala on the cartucerie. Pleasant seating outside, Friendly host and staff. Interesting starters for sharing like steak tartar omitted from so many restaurants in the past decades.We shall return.

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Saugus, Massachusetts, United States
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is one of those restaurants I always go to when I am in Philly at least one night for dinner (sometimes two). One a nice night, you can site outside, people watch and just relax. The food is great, never had something that I didn't like. The atmosphere is laid back, so the servers aren't hovering, which is great... More 

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Excellent in midst of busy people watching Rittenhouse Square. Came for the festival today and scoped out this place for a bite. There was a 30 minute wait for outside table but inside we were seated right away at the corner table as you people watch as they go by. Music is mix from uh hum.. My generation while the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Came here for a few drinks. We sat outside and had some soup. Service wasn't the best and it was a little high priced which I kind of expected being in an nicer part of town.

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06902
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Small place that gets packed with energy and the late crowd as the night moves on....good small menu with interesting plates.

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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had a business trip and met my 24 year old daughter for dinner on February 13th. Started with the 3 cheese appetizer and moved on to the lobster ravioli and NY strip. Dessert was a Valentine's day cake with strawberry. The service, food and vibe were terrific.

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New York
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I liked this place a few years ago, but this time the food and service were average - while the cost is high. It is in a great part of town and you can sit outside and look a Rittenhouse square which is pleasant.

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Spend a lazy late Saturday afternoon eating a great hamburger and chips. Really great stuff, not cheap, but a real treat. The space and staff are warm, welcoming, nd just plain enjoyable. Try the special sangria cocktail, it's probably the best 'afternoon' cocktail I've ever had. It's my new favourite Philly restaurant.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I really used to really like Rouge until recently. Ate there over the holidays with a group of 5. Two of us ordered truffle fries and got very sick afterwards I wrote to Rouge to tell them about it. I wasn't asking for anything; no compensation or a credit. I just wanted them to be aware of the experience we... More 

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Additional Information about Rouge

Address: 205 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5900
Phone Number: 215-732-6622
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: French, American, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5900
    (Walnut Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: 215-732-6622

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: French, American, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?