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City Center West
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205 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5900 (Walnut Street)
+1 215-732-6622
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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170 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having a table by the window overlooking famed Square is a delight. The food is always delicious and the menu changes often although certain items such as the Rouge Burger are always available

Thank Lsbtravel1
Wilmington, Delaware
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136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This buzzing, small space offers friendly service, a great menu, and yummy drinks. We enjoyed a lovely brunch here, accompanied by some great cocktails and delicious dry rosé. The raw oysters were perfectly fresh and cold. The shrimp dumplings, tender and spicy. The French Onion Soup was some of the best I've had and worth every calorie. On the lighter... More 

Thank lovestotravel013
Providence, Rhode Island
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped at Rouge for a drink and stayed! The staff was friendly, & attentive. We had a late lunch, food was as described and really good. The burger is a must have! Terrific people watching, nice view of the park and good energy.

Thank TDS116
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Rouge is one of those types of restaurants that does a few things really really well. They make pretty solid cocktails overall, particularly classic cocktails (don't expect anything too exotic) and have solid wines by the glass. The lack of quality draft beer is unfortunate, but generally the wine list makes up for it. Where Rouge really shines is their... More 

Thank Alex R
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Always one of our favorite spots when we are in Philadelphia. The food is always consistently good. The bar has fun friendly bartenders who can make a perfect martini. We ordered the seasonal sangria and it was amazing. Enjoy a stroll in the park before or after you visit.

Thank Karin R
New York/Jersey
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

I was here recently but just for a drink outside on a beautiful day. I have eaten here before but that was a while back. I remember the food to be good. This review is about a fantastic spot to sit and watch the citizens of Philadelphia. During off hours there nothing better.

Thank Townie-TRIP
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food. Are at the bar. Tommy was our bartender. Made a fantastic martini. A definite place to revisit. Host was a little unfriendly, but overall experience was great.

Thank Sandy D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Excellent restaurant on a very hip street and area. Great park across the street. Has tables outside where the food and the people watching go hand in hand

Thank marksW8473DM
Woodmere, New York
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97 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

This place was really good. The atmosphere was so inviting and the people were also really nice. The food was excellent and the portions were huge. It is a must go to when in Philly. Tip, need to make a reservation, not easy to get into.

Thank egellman
Boca Raton, Florida
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Walking into this establishment is like walking into a romantic restaurant in France. The outside seating leads into the indoor which is flanked with beautiful silk curtains around each of the walls and old patina mirrors that reflect the Rittenhouse Square on the inside. The bar is A tiny little bar with great service at all times. The food is... More 

Thank Beyonce1230

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5900
    (Walnut Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-6622

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?