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Smith & Wollensky - Philadelphia
Price range: $15 - $48
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: City Center West
Cross street: 19th and Walnut
Description: Refined luxury in Philadelphia’s iconic square. Overlooking the historic Rittenhouse Square Park planned by founding father William Penn, our Philadelphia restaurant offers a panoramic view of this picturesque center city landmark. The cozy warmth of polished wood, brass, whimsical antiques, and original art create a refined yet casual steakhouse experience throughout. The main bar draws locals and visiting celebrities alike.
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“Went for lunch a couple...”
Reviewed February 28, 2009

Went for lunch a couple of weeks ago.Had a hamburger and fries.Hamburger was made just the way I ordered it and the fries were hot and crispy.I would highly suggest going for lunch and the price was right too.

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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Smith & Wollensky? How about Delicious & Amazing!”
Reviewed January 28, 2009

I don't know where to begin! This place is simply amazing. Only problem was that we didn't get seated for our 9PM reservation until roughly 930PM. They kept apologizing but we didn't understand why they didnt sit us at another table that was clear because when we got up there it was pretty much empty. But while waiting we sat at the bar with the very friendly bar tenders. Very nice wine list and very good food. Only problem that we noticed was that the service was extremely slow. But by the end of the night we understood that they allow you to just sit there and chit chat. It had a very nice atmosphere. Our waiter was very nice and the rest of the staff was very attentive. I would definitely recommend this place to others.

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New York City, New York
Level 5 Contributor
37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Slow, but friendly service”
Reviewed September 26, 2008

Great place for a leisurely meal, but do not go here if you need to be in and out in under 2 hrs. The portions are HUGE, I use leftovers for midnight snack and lunch the next day. Can't beat the chocolate cake. They're known for their professional service, so it's always exciting to see who will be dining there...got to meet ex-Russian Prez. Gorbachev on my last visit!

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Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Pricy but terrific steak.”
Reviewed September 10, 2008

Pricy but terrific steak.

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“awesome there open late...”
Reviewed July 18, 2008

awesome there open late which is clutch

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