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Fountain Restaurant

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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Fine Dining
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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  • 114
    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
Great breakfast

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
Xenatravels39
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Waltham, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Waltham, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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ELMIRA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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Westfield
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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