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The Palm

200 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (City Center West)
(215) 546-7256
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Ranked #529 of 3,747 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Neighborhood: City Center West
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Walnut
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Excellent service. Friendly waiters, traditional steakhouse vibe with steaks that always deliver the taste your expect. Slightly more formal than some of the other steak houses in the neighborhood, but not so much that you need a jacket or tie to feel comfortable. Tomato salad with buffalo mozzarella is a classic starter as is both the wedge and the caesar... More

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New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This would be one of my most favorite restaurants. From the time you are greeted by the manager and your waiters. the food has always been impecable and I look forward to my next meal there.

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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Had previously dined at this location with no complaints, but the service and the food have gone down tremendously. On a recent visit (9/19/14) I asked my waiter about a specific dish, that I had during restaurant week of last year as a point of reference in hopes that perhaps it could be duplicated. His response was 'we chose not... More

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North Wildwood
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Was really disappointed not only in the food but in the décor. I expected beautiful surroundings since it is in the Hyatt/Bellevue Hotel. But it reminded me of a neighborhood deli and the food was over priced and over rated. Would not frequent again.

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Elkins Park
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stopped in on way to theatre for a lobster special and were totally underwhelmed by most of what was presented. I still like the steakhouse vibe but the meal did not meet with expectations or the price. The lobster bisque was rich and tasty and the meal went down hill form here. The lobster didn't look like the 4lbs promised... More

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NJ
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325 reviews 325 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The atmosphere is very casual and it is definitely not a place to go for a romantic date. The prices are very high. The best value is at lunch where you get the same food for less. All that being said the food is consistently very good. The steaks ate cooked perfectly and the goat cheese mash potatoes are fantastic.

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Richboro, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Just returned from the Palm restaurant in Philadelphia for their annual lobster special for two. I've been there for the past 3 years for this event and it was always excellent. Well tonight is the last time I waste my time and money. When we entered I mentioned that it was very quiet and it is usually noisy and bustling... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The only place that I will order lobster. In addition to their yearly lobster special every summer they have a special waiter that completely shells your lobster so there isn't any mess. Everything is good. Not only for tourists, I live in Phila. and go there regularly.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I am torn with this restaurant. The atmosphere is not very romantic if that's what you're looking for. The prices and servers give the place an expensive vibe but the décor and set up suggest more casual than fancy. Steaks are served a la carte. The sides are served family style so you're meant to share. Desserts are big. The... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was my first time having dinner at The Palm and it certainly will not be my last time. The restaurant had a great social vibe and our waiter was great too. They have a summer special, which is 9 oz. filet and lobster, choice of soup or salad, and a shared side dish. First of all the filet was... More

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