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Fountain Restaurant

1 Logan Sq, Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6913
215-963-1500
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Ranked #106 of 3,736 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Mon 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Benjamin Franklin Parkway & 18th
Description: A recipient of Forbes Travel Guide’s 2010 Five Star award, Fountain Restaurant has earned national acclaim and a strong following. Imaginative and impeccable cuisine is served in a warm atmosphere that features a view of the stunning bronzes that comprise Alexander Stirling Calder’s Swann Memorial Fountain. Fountain Restaurant is considered one of the city’s – and the country’s – best restaurants, having been rated the number one restaurant in Philadelphia by Zagat Survey, and receiving top honours from the Philadelphia Inquirer, AAA and Bon Appétit.
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We decided to go to the Fountain for a special occasion because it is closing in 2015 and we had enjoyed many good meals in the past. The evening turned out to be a disaster. We were seated in the main dining room but close to the lounge area where a large group of loud people who obviously were enjoying... More

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Enola, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

First, let me state that this place is expensive! I don't mind that, especially for a special occasion, our anniversary, but it seemed not quite up to their usual standards. My entree was a deconstructed paella, clever but a little bland. My husband ordered a scallop dish, not noticing that it also included veal cheeks. They were willingly replaced, but... More

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dc
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This one knocks it out of the park every time. Fantastic menu, classic cuisine with some innovation, and great service. The room is a little stark, but not too bad.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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206 reviews 206 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were really looking forward to our dinner at this restaurant, since we could not dine there during our previous visit to Philadelphia (it is not open Sunday and Monday nights). We were not disappointed. The setting is beautiful, service is impeccable and the food is excellent. There were four of us with different tastes and some dietary restrictions and... More

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ny
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77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We chose Fountain because we wanted a relaxing, enjoyable meal. As fountain is located in and affiliated with the four season we had every expectation it would be as good as every other four seasons experience we have had. We were not disappointed. Chef distefano creates an imaginative menu from seasonal, local organic ingredients. The results delights the palate and... More

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A visit to the Fountain for any meal is always outstanding, always special. Kudos to the hotel manager and all the staff for an upscale, top notch dining experience. If its not on the menu they will make it. If it is on the menu, it will be prepared and served in a perfect manner. It is impossible to not... More

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Warren, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A very high quality restaurant in the Four Seasons. The room is very nice, open and there tables are well spread apart. The service is outstanding, knowledgeable and friendly. They took our cue for a leisurely meal starting with a pre-dinner cocktail. The wine list is very good and prices are surprisingly reasonable given the location and meal prices. The... More

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great wait staff willing to make adjustments to please your palate. The staff is extremely well-prepared to help young children order a meal they would like (unusual for a top restaurant)

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Media, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Relaxed in the restaurant having adult beverages and crunchy delights until they turned it for dinner.

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Bishops Tachbrook, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Visited for breakfast each morning during our stay at Four Seasons. A spacious elegant restaurant with excellent service overlooking Logan Square. Huge portions! The weekend breakfast buffet was superb

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