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1 Logan Square, Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (Benjamin Franklin Parkway & 18th)
+1 215-963-1500
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Fountain Restaurant has earned national acclaim as Philadelphia's most...
Fountain Restaurant has earned national acclaim as Philadelphia's most renowned restaurants. Imaginative and impeccable cuisine is served in a warm atmosphere that features a view of the stunning Swann Memorial Fountain in the Parkway Museums District. Breakfast and lunch are served daily. Fountain Restaurant is widely considered one of the best restaurants in Philadelphia, having been rated the number one restaurant in Philadelphia by Zagat Survey, and receiving top honours from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Magazine and Bon Appetit.
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  • 117
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
fantastic

had breakfast, a couple lunches and dinner...everything was delicious! Staff actually asked about food allergies, everything was perfect.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Catherine B
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Weston, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Weston, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

had breakfast, a couple lunches and dinner...everything was delicious! Staff actually asked about food allergies, everything was perfect.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I had not been to Philadelphia in several years and was meeting business associates from Hong Kong and Australia. None of us were staying overnight in Philadelphia. I picked the Four Seasons as a meeting point because I had stayed there in the past. I really only intended to meet there and then find a lunch spot but the Fountain... More 

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Very delicious breakfast. Nice and comfortable also with kids. Great place! Absolutely worth visiting. Good coffee.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Coffee delicious, great oatmeal served with berries, staff genuinely smiling and lovely. The room itself is pretty and calming.

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Woodland
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The food had to be cooked by a seasoned chef, and we only had breakfast. It was served with such flourish I felt like we were dining out for dinner. The waiters were happy and friendly, the service was fast but not rushing us, and the food was indescribably delicious!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

While we stayed at the Four Seasons we visited The Fountain restaurant for lunch and true to form the restaurant staff was wonderful. The decor although elegant it was not stuffy. We ordered the Lobster Cobb salad, French Onion soup and fountain salad with chicken. All three items were delicious and plentiful.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Before going to the Philadelphia Flower Show we had lunch at the Four Season's Fountain Restaurant. Our Table by the window gave us a perfect view of the street. People watching on a cheerfully sunny day is always interesting. The view of the park and larger buildings across the parkway including the appealing architecture of the Free Library of Philadelphia... More 

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wilmington, delaware
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Brunch at the Four Seasons! It was amazing! They had everything you could think of....Eggs, deserts, lamb, turkey, pancake station, seafood, seafood, seafood!

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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We've come here for New Year's brunch several times over the past 10 years. This year, we could sense that there are changes afoot for the hotel and the restaurant. There wasn't quite as wide a selection of food (e.g. no fresh waffles), and much of it was lukewarm. The service was OK, but we had a sense that there... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

How sad that The Fountain is now closed for dinner. We have gone several times in the past and then we stopped going because the service was not what it used to be. We heard that The Fountain would no longer be open for dinner so we wanted to sneak one last visit in. It was great. The food, the... More 

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Additional Information about Fountain Restaurant

Address: 1 Logan Square, Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone Number: +1 215-963-1500
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Logan Square, Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (Benjamin Franklin Parkway & 18th)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-963-1500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions

Description

Fountain Restaurant has earned national acclaim as Philadelphia's most renowned restaurants. Imaginative and impeccable cuisine is served in a warm atmosphere that features a view of the stunning Swann Memorial Fountain in the Parkway Museums District. Breakfast and lunch are served daily. Fountain Restaurant is widely considered one of the best restaurants in Philadelphia, having been rated the number one restaurant in Philadelphia by Zagat Survey, and receiving top honours from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Magazine and Bon Appetit.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?