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Fountain Restaurant

1 Logan Sq, Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6913
+1 215-963-1500
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Ranked #128 of 3,786 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
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: Fountain Restaurant has earned national acclaim as Philadelphia's only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond restaurant. 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. Dinner is served Tuesday through Saturday. 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I took my parents out there to eat- my mom loved this place - she had the taster's menu and so did my dad- they both loved it and I had good time. For me this place is just as good if not better- some dishes are equal or better than some of the top places in philly, such as... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Believe it or not I did order a cheesesteak for lunch and it was awesome! The breakfast was also delicious, buffet had lots of choices and great kids' items.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The Fountain Restaurant is in the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia it has great food but the prices are a bit pricey. Im not complaining I'm just giving a heads up to anyone thinking of dining there. The restaurant is pretty popular on the weekends and during events in Philadelphia like the 4th of July so be sure to make... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

chefs tasting with wine flight. loosen your belt now. wine seemed endless. it is more meant for tasting with the meal but if you can handle it, the attending would fill up your glass without hesitation. nice booths! really cant think of anything bad. enjoy

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New York City, New York
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233 reviews 233 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Had perhaps the best corned beef hash rendition ever...big chunks of beef and potatoes in a spicy, delicious sauce...kudos to the chef on that; my partner enjoyed a real bagel (w/choice of types) and salmon -- very good; lunch, had the chopped lobster salad, very good, and salmon caeser, also good, but the carrot soup pretty blah, although nice presentation;... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Expect to spend $100 + per person. You can do a 5 course menu or a la carte for a cheaper option. The wine list is extensive with enough fairly priced options. The service is excellent as one would expect at Four Seasons. The tables are spaced far enough apart to have a quiet meals. An obnoxious couple sat near... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I went for lunch one day when I was waiting for the my train to come. From the moment I got out of the car the staff was very friendly and exactly what you would expect from the four seasons. From the restaurant their was a nice view of the fountain and surrounding buildings. My waiter was very nice and... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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
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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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 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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Additional Information about Fountain Restaurant

Address: 1 Logan Sq, Lobby, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6913
Phone Number: +1 215-963-1500
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Monday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American

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