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Tria Cafe

123 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)
(215) 972-8742
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Ranked #36 of 3,733 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Bar, Café, Wine Bar
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Center West
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254 reviews from our community

90% Recommend
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English first
Paso Robles, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We have been to Tria on many occasions, but this time it felt like we were returning home, which indeed we were. Our first stop on an evening in the city we hadn't spent time in for years, Tria was a no brainer .... we just had to go there. Our server was so cool and friendly. She made the... More

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Blairstown, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Stopped in late night for dinner and drinks. The staff were welcoming, incredibly knowledgeable, and friendly. The beer list was superb and the food offered incredible variety. If I lived in Philadelphia. I would make this my regular haunt.

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I loved the beer and small plates. The service was excellent. I loved how the waitress explained what everything was when she dropped the food. There really is something for everyone. No snobby selections here. The meat plate with the pickled red onion and coarse mustard was awesome with a cold beer. The truffled toast with egg was so decadent... More

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Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stopped here for a glass of wine after some shopping. Fun corner spot, nice wine selection and good service. Have been here and the other locations before and find them all to offer a nice respit for tired feet!

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Tria Cafe is simply our favorite Philly spot. We try to rarely repeat restaurants so that we can try new things, but we gladly come back to Tria on a regular basis. It's a great place to come for drinks and a snack, with a great selection of beer, wine and awesome cheese that rotates regularly. Their snacks are fantastic,... More

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Bishops Tachbrook, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Visited Tria twice for dinner during visit to Philadelphia in 2013. Wonderful atmosphere with superb selection of food and wines. We chose Bruschetta selection followed by Salads washed down with good wine selection. Staff were knowledgable and service good. Would definitely return!

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Washington State
Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The restaurant is narrow, but deep. It was fairly loud when I was there with all the talking. They play music from the ‘60s forward, but it doesn’t try to drown out the crowd. The menus have lengthy descriptions, and you can look them up online before you get there. Seating is first-come, first-served. They also have some tables out... More

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Tampa, Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The wine / beer and salad selections are all delicious. We did not have dinner. It is on a great corner near Rittenhouse square.

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Boston, Massachusetts
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Was in Philly for a wedding and the bride suggested Tria to us....one of her favorites. We went on a Sunday night and found they had some special half price wine and cheese. Sat at the bar and chatted with bartender who was very helpful. Enjoyed the specials and saved some money too. Very cool vibe and people watching.

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Parlin, New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had sampled several cheeses, had flatbreads, and drank several glasses of wine and cider. There aren't many seats so get there early. We went for lunch on a Friday and were seated right away. There is some front outdoor sidewalk seating. The decor and bathrooms are clean and new. The servers were knowledgable, prompt and polite. A nice touch:... More

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