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Marigold Kitchen

501 S 45th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3913 (University City)
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Ranked #309 of 3,741 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $21 - $30
Mon - Wed 9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu 10:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri 10:30 pm - 10:30 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: University City
Cross street: Larchwood Avenue
Transit: Marigold is located within blocks of SEPTA's route #34 and #13 trolleys.
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English first
North Brunswick, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

If you're looking for a wonderful dining experience, make the trip to Marigold Kitchen in Philly. It was a fabulous experience with delicious tastings of unusually prepared food. It was truly art that was delivered to our table. Everything from the dimly lit garden outside, lovely ambiance inside, professional and friendly staff, and amazing chefs made this a dining delight.... More

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new jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Just had an amazing meal at the new Marigold Kitchen. 14 courses of foodie heaven. The restaurant is shined up, delicious, and bursting with fabulous energy! An unforgettable dining experience. Excellent food and service.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Though the food I had was great, I only enjoyed 2 courses. During the second, I was given almond milk, despite repeatedly discussing my nut allergy with the staff. I have a very serious allergy and have to take epipens, go to the hospital, etc... really unpleasant. They even confirmed my allergy prior to the meal and assured me the... More

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Philadelphia pa usa
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We love Marigold's Kitchen and are deeply upset about the news of them closing. We are so happy for the chef and his fiance and wish them the best in California. There will be some happy folks out there when chef Robert Halpern decides to do his thing and open up something there. Love his dedication to each and every... More

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Philadelphia, PA
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Had a reservation for Mother's Day for seven. We were treated like royalty in our own little private room. The service was phenomenal. The food was superb. Ambiance was very nice. Love BYOBs. We brought champagne and the orange was perfect for our mimosas. Salute.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Our party of four ate here yesterday and had a very nice meal. However, the tasting menu is long--we were seated at 6 PM and did not leave until 8:45-9 PM. The food is excellent, but at times felt over-complicated. Each dish had at least 5 different things going on at once. Overall the meal was very interesting, but it... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Little corner home in healthy West Philadelphia neighborhood transformed to a two story restaurant. Once inside, attention to detail is made. That includes the food, the service and the ambience. The fixed prixe menu is a 14 plus small plate tasting which will have you begging for more! Your hostess and wait staff are pricelessly professional, informed and friendly. Ask... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews 100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

What an amazing restaurant. Perfect for an intimate fine dining experience. Food was beautifully prepared and presented.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This is a special treat...unique dinner. If you want something different and amazingly delicious, come here. About 15 different taste bites and entree(which is the only thing you choose). Taste bites include lobster bisque with thyme bubbles, faux grou (spelling?) in a crusted salt/sugar square, nitrogen burned popcorn, and many others. Haven't finished dinner yet but had to share this... More

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Boston, MA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Wow! More expensive than the excellent ethnic restaurants we enjoy on Philadelphia visits, but worth every penny. It’s a place that takes the food, but not itself, seriously. The staff made the experience as fun and enjoyable as the food, which was amazing. It is a small operation so they ask you to commit with a credit card deposit and... More

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