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2301 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2515
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Ranked #766 of 3,806 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $31 - $40
Mon 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, International
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 23rd and Fairmount Ave
Transit: Philadelphia Trolley Works (2200 Block of Fairmount) SEPTA ROUTE 48 Bus on corner
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English first
Philadelphia, PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Dined on Christmas Eve and the restaurant was festive and packed with holiday diners. The server was a lovely young woman who was pleasant and efficient. However, the food was way below par. I ordered the bistro steak and it had the consistency of a rubber ball! My friends octopus was way over cooked and the ice cream for dessert... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Good place to grab a bite. Interesting menu and friendly staff. Bit pricey, but overall worth the cost. The Penitentiary is right down the street so outdoor dining has a view. Would dine here again.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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117 reviews 117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We went to the London Grill to kill some time before our next activity. The bar was nice and had a decent selection of beers. While I wouldn't go out of my way for this location, it was perfect for a quick drink while we were in the area. The Bartender was relaxed and helpful with directions back into the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My wife and I visited The London Grill recently. My wife had the bistro steak and I had the Kale salad and the special risotto. While the menu offers a variety of interesting options, the risotto and the steak were just good rather than wow type food. The kale salad probably the best choice of the three. Beer selection was... More 

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San Francisco, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went here for brunch before going to the Eastern State Penitentiary. The brunch menu is small, but it has a great do-it-yourself omelet and delicious French toast ($10 each). The service was attentive, but not hovering. They also served a delicious complimentary piece of marbled coffee cake with fresh melon. So good.

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Vincentown, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Surprisingly good food for what appears to be a neighborhood corner bar. Not your typical burger and a beer place. Good food, friendly atmosphere.

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were heading to the Penitentiary and decided to stop for a bite to eat at this neighborhood eating spot. It was delicious. Locals were eating outside and encouraged us to stop. They told us the burgers were wonderful. I had the swordfish sandwich. It was wonderful-not the least bit fishy. My husband had the chicken sandwich that was great.... More 

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Not really the restaurant's fault, but start with the parking. The municipal lot next door fired the live attendants who had been there for decades and replaced them with a kiosk. It advertises parking at $4 for two hours, "except for events," when the rate is $20. Fair enough. We went last Sunday for Father's Day brunch--two hours at tops,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have been to London many, many times over the past decade. It's a nice neighborhood spot, basically a Fairmount institution, and has decent fare. I think, however, there is some unwritten rule that the service in Fairmount restaurants is slow. London is no exception but the service was very nice and relatively prompt for our recent Saturday brunch. It... More 

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Hyde Park, NY
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We were walking from the Eastern State Penitentiary to the Art Museum and needed lunch desperately. There was a restaurant across the street but there was no menu in sight and therefore no prices. Been there and did that with unhappy results. Since we were starving figured we'd stop at the first place that looked decent with a menu. Prices... More 

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Additional Information about London Grill

Address: 2301 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2515
Phone Number: 215-978-4545
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, International

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