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Continental Mid-Town

1801 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)
215-567-1800
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Ranked #231 of 3,720 restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: American, Fusion
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Center West
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Suburban Philadelphia
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It's been hit or miss lately. Yesterday, preshow drinks and apps were great. 3 couples, all nicely "happy" and hungry. Quinoa tabbouleh and Kofta with hummus...edamame and shoestring potatoes were all fab. We were all the way upstairs at the bar. Bar tenders were very nice but the place needs a general updating. If the food wasnt as good/eclectic, I... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Have been to this restaurant once before for a business meal and it was ok. Food ok, not great, but the cocktails are better and the atmosphere was quite lively. However... I went there on Sunday June 15th at 8.00pm and whilst we were sat in a booth waiting for our drinks, I saw something move under the table... i... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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99 reviews 99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went in on a whim because we were intrigued by the decor. Was a GREAT find! Delicious and eclectic sharing menu, good drink and cocktail selection and wonderful service. We like it so much, we went again - two times in three days. The brussels sprouts are divine as are the charred green beans. Must try the Philly Cheesesteak egg... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Twelve of us from work went here for our annual "fellowship" dinner and it was lovely. The space was great. There is plenty of room for large and small groups. They have an upstairs patio that is a great Happy Hour spot for the summer time. It has a bit of a retro feel, which can be seen in the... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Went here on Mother's Day and was happily surprised. Has a very cool feel of a trendy, retro diner and the prices were very reasonable. It was nice to see a lot of the runners/walkers from the annual breast cancer walk there having lunch after all their hard work.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

stopped in on Mothers day afternoon. we were greeted and seated within 5 minutes. Service was very quick, and informative, brought our drinks and food expeditiously, although he forgot the butter for my wife's toast. I had a space age mimosa, tasted a little too much like orangina for me, and the Bananas Foster Belgian waffle, it was great. My... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The hotel is very trendy and I like the decor. I ordered the french onion soup dumplings which were just ok. The bartender wasn't very friendly either; I sat at the bar.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

5 minute wait on a Friday night around 9:PM. Service was great and fast. The menu has good pricing for the ambience and style of restaurant. Dressing is casual but fun to get dressed up as most people are. On to the food, AMAZING. Started off with the lettuce thai wraps, delicious, healthy and not to much for a starter.... More

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Miami, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I visited this restaurant with my Mom. Since it was around 8pm on a Monday, there was no wait and it was not crowded. From the outside the location looks like a diner but inside is an extremely funky and relaxed atmosphere. My Mom started with wine which was good, although overall the drinks were a little pricey for what... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This restaurant has cool decor - a very hipster 60's vibe. I half expected to see the Rat Pack sitting at one of the round tables swigging martinis. It was just my teenage daughter and I, so we sat upstairs at a table with hanging basket chairs. She thought the chairs were awesome. I found them a little less than... More

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