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Race Street Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
208 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1910
+1 215-627-6181
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (20 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1910
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with my son and husband after a Temple football game. Great place! Food was excellent, we had a burger, meatloaf sandwich and the brisket. All were delicious. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Avidreader22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Deceided to catch the last half of the game here and was pleasantly surprised ... the food and the burger were awesome!! Warm cheers like setting. Good amount of beers on tap! Has open seating area to people watch from inside and curb side seating...More

Thank dmhorner
Racestcafe, Manager at Race Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed great food and service during your visit with us! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 13, 2018

The food is good, the hand-pumped ale excellent and the board games that are available make this a great place to visit. Watch the world go round from the open window seatsMore

Thank Countyarrow1
Racestcafe, Manager at Race Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review! We are so happy to learn that you were able to enjoy not only our food but our atmosphere as well! We are so happy that you enjoyed the view from our windows,...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

I was recommended to the Race Street Cafe by the front of house team at the Holiday in at Penn's Landing. I'm pleased I took the advice: excellent beer, great food, and friendly bar staff.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Great place for drinks and appetizers. Nachos were great. Everyone enjoyed the dinner. Service is slow so be ready. Overall I enjoyed

Thank Mary O
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Nothing to write home about. Steve ordered the meatloaf sandwich - he did not like it. Debbie had the chicken salad sandwich and salad, she thought was dry and wished for waiter to bring mayo but waiter never came back after we got food except...More

1  Thank Beverly R
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place while visiting Philadelphia. Was very surprised at how delicious and affordable everything was!! I ordered the bacon wrapped filet, which was cooked perfectly and served with one of the best twice baked potatoes that I've ever eaten. Service was pretty slow...More

Thank stephanie j
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Quaint and warm setting. Great food that is better than any bar food I've ever had. Totally fresh. Even the late night menu is amazing. All the bartenders are friendly and very polite. There is a fireplace and a big sky light which adds to...More

Thank dshawervin
Reviewed June 11, 2018

If we are down in the city, we are eating at Race St. If we know anyone going to the city, we send them to Race St. Food is so good. Great portions. Always amazing beer options. Mixed drinks are tasty. Everything is so fresh

Thank christinaschanbacher
Reviewed May 30, 2018

The night we went was very crowded, but front staff handled the customers with aplomb. Despite the room being packed, and a short line at the door (no hostess) we got seated within minutes, and the service was great from that point out. We ate...More

Thank jmcpher3
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Mary R
October 17, 2016|
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Response from Kathy_R-Philly | Reviewed this property |
There is metered parking on the street. If you don't mind walking a block or two there is free street parking north of there. Pay attention to the signs b/c on some streets you can park on both sides with one side limited... More
January 27, 2016|
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Response from Cosmopolitan546246 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. 4 or 5 items short. like chicken fingers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-6181
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