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The Good King Tavern

$$ - $$$, French,
614 S 7th St, Located in the heart of Bella Vista at 7th & Kater, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2127
+1 215-625-3700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak frites” (4 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
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Bar, French, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
614 S 7th St, Located in the heart of Bella Vista at 7th & Kater, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2127
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Good King has that cozy neighborhood bistro feel that makes you feel happy and welcome immediately. We enjoyed the duck breast and chicken confit immensely, as well as the specialty cocktails. We received a gratis wax bean, pine nut salad that was the perfect starter...More

Thank Janet_writes
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Other reviewers have mentioned that the music was way too loud. We didn’t have that problem as the overall noise was so high we could hardly here the music. Our booth was alongside the long bar and it was really overwhelming. The Restaurant had run...More

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Buck-a-shuck Wellfleet oysters and coupes of Prosecco were the fantastic happy hour specials. Dinner included a duck and a pasta special - both were delicious. Good service at the bar and at the table. It's a very cute, corner bistro. Highly recommend.

Thank Meg F
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Went there on a Thursday night with my wife. Sat at the bar and really enjoyed the food, drinks and total vibe. Snacked on escargot, steak tartare and fries (very French) all very good. Nice selection of beer ( but I’m not a beer snob)...More

Thank Ragtop
Reviewed October 25, 2017

I love the Good King Tavern. I have been there quite a few times for every occasion. For just drinks, to brunch, and of course dinner. The atmosphere is very cozy. It's very nicely lit. Their drink menu is phenomenal the bartenders always do a...More

Thank devlinbriana
Reviewed September 18, 2017

great tastes and the drinks are amazing. Quiet yet energetic. Knowledgeable wait staff. Chef has great ideas.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We are here on a fairly busy Sunday evening and had a very nice meal. I had a well prepared, moderately two pieces of duck in a lovely sauce over asparagus bits and mushrooms. My wife had steak frites and the frites were outstanding. Somewhat...More

Thank saturdaydiner
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Been here a number of times but we tried something different. The pork roast was beautiful and tasty. The specialty drinks are the best. We really enjoyed our visit each time we come to Philly. Will be back again.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Ate on the terrace with friends. I had pork shoulder with couscous and mango and yellow watermelon sorbet. Great service, food wine and reasonably priced.

Thank YoinParis2004
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

This is small local restaurant. We opted to eat outside because it was very noisy and warm inside the restaurant. The menu is very limited and the food is very overpriced. The special beat and radish salad with arugula was very disappointing because it had...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $40
Bar, French, Wine Bar
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 S 7th St, Located in the heart of Bella Vista at 7th & Kater, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2127
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-625-3700
  • E-mail
The Good King Tavern is a cozy neighborhood spot located in the heart of Bella Vista at 7th & Kater. With a casual French inspired menu, daily chalkboard specials, classic cocktails, draft beers and wines by the glass, bottle & pichet, there is something for any and everyone to enjoy. *All-day Sunday menu is first come, first serve. Call ahead for reservations for parties of 6 or more.
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