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The Couch Tomato Cafe' & Bistro

102 Rector St, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19127-1507
+1 215-483-2233
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (184 reviews)
“tomato bisque” (34 reviews)
“soups” (24 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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102 Rector St, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19127-1507
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit for individuals who have celiac's or diary intolerance. Servers are very knowledgeable and we were offered tomato bisque on the house. What a find!

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there on a Saturday night. While on our way, we called about 20 minutes in advance to make the reservation. This restaurant is in Manayunk. Parking was challenging, but they do offer free valet parking (which we chose to not use because we...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, service and atmosphere here is absolutely incredible! The sandwiches and pizzas are delicious and the complementary tomato basil soup is a nice and thoughtful treat! The staff was confident in their knowledge of the menu items and current specials and had showed great...More

Thank Daniella B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here 3 times already, and I always get the seasonal pasta and signature pizza dish. So good!! My friends and family agree that those two items tasted off the charts!

Thank Lili P
Reviewed November 3, 2017

I previously rated the Bistro (upstairs from the Cafe. It’s actually a separate deal, dine in, full bar, great table service, Groupons available, generally good menu) five stars. It is perhaps my daughter’s favorite restaurant. She lives nearby and I took her back while visiting....More

Thank Wayne-Librarian
Reviewed October 24, 2017

A fantastic fresh lunch. I had the Apple BLT which was delicious once I removed a bit of bacon fat. The tomato bisque was good and definitely not processed. I would definitely go back!

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Probably our favorite restaurant to take out the whole family to. Great atmosphere and DELICIOUS, healthy food offerings.

Thank Brandon H
Reviewed October 17, 2017

As a recent transplant to Philly, The Couch Tomato Cafe was one of the first restaurants we found, and we love it. It's become a weekly destination for us. The pizzas are awesome, and the service is friendly without being intrusive. Highly recommend!

Thank cathyfromohio
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Friendly greeters, excellent service and an up beat atmosphere - combined with menu selections for a variety of tastes, including vegatarian, vegan and gluten-free. Choose to dine cafe-style downstairs or climb the steps to the bistro above where you can enjoy beer, wine or spirits...More

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Love this place! The food is always fresh and delicious and the staff are super friendly!! Can't go wrong with their salads or pizza. I eat here almost once a week and you cannot go wrong with any selection on the menu.

Thank Michelle B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Rector St, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19127-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Manayunk
  • Neighborhood: Manayunk
  • Phone Number: +1 215-483-2233
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The Couch Tomato Café & bistro is your number one destination in Manayunk for gourmet pizzas & salads, known for its thin-crust NY-style pizza, as well as its large, fresh, & creative salads. Upon opening in 2003, it quickly establishing itself as the area’s leading takeout, delivery, and catering favorite, winning several accolades including “Best Pizza” by Philadelphia Magazine, and “Best Soups”by City Paper, just to name a few. It’s focus on buying local, and specialization in vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free offerings has helped make The Couch Tomato Cafe’ a popular choice! The Couch Tomato Cafés extensive menu includes: Gourmet Pizzas & CalzonesSpecialty Salads & WrapsSignature Sandwiches & PaninisHomemade Soups. Or, dine upstairs at the bistro for an expanded menu, table-side service, a bar and great atmosphere!
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