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“Leisurely breakfast in elegant surroundings overlooking Logan Square”
Review of Fountain Restaurant - CLOSED

Fountain Restaurant
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Benjamin Franklin Parkway & 18th
Description: Fountain Restaurant has earned national acclaim as Philadelphia's most renowned restaurants. Imaginative and impeccable cuisine is served in a warm atmosphere that features a view of the stunning Swann Memorial Fountain in the Parkway Museums District. Breakfast and lunch are served daily. Fountain Restaurant is widely considered one of the best restaurants in Philadelphia, having been rated the number one restaurant in Philadelphia by Zagat Survey, and receiving top honours from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Magazine and Bon Appetit.
Bishops Tachbrook, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Leisurely breakfast in elegant surroundings overlooking Logan Square”
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Visited for breakfast each morning during our stay at Four Seasons. A spacious elegant restaurant with excellent service overlooking Logan Square. Huge portions! The weekend breakfast buffet was superb

Visited August 2013
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harrisburg pa
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Number 1 still”
Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is my favorite restaurant now and in past. I would rank it among the top 5 that I have ever been to - and probably still number 1. This pastt saturday had Anniversary dinner there with wife. Dinner was terrific, wait staff always attentive, food was delicious - everything. Had squash soup for starter and trio of tomato for salad. Beef for me and the seafood piaya (spelling)deconstructed was absolutely wonderful. The deserts were also wonderful but were so full had to have them delivered to room later. I dont think there is a better chocolate souffle in the world - there can't be!

Visited July 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
255 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Fabulous Excellent Outstanding”
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Fabulous, excellent, perfect, elegant, comfortable, attractive, outstanding, etc., etc. The Fountain is a great choice for any event or special occasion and you can actually have a quiet conversation here. Anything else to say is that I can only echo all the other 5-Star reviews.

  • Visited March 2014
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Flawless preparation ”
Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Exquisite small portions. I ordered the pea soup and scallops, both prepared and presented beautifully. Bread was a little stale would be my only criticism. Also service is terrific but possibly a little too attentive/affected, but it goes with the fancy vibe.

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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Tob brunch with top service”
Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

The title says it all ... . Plenty of fine food for the Sunday brunch, in an elegant room, spacious, comfy.
The waiters are well dressed, smile and here to help.
Food is delicious, proof that a buffet can be somptuous, all you can eat and quality. You find it all: salads, sushi, meat, pan cakezs, eggs station, cheeses, fruits ... Does not stop.
And when you are done, pay (75 USD exc taxes but worth it), walk a few meters and seat in the lobby, rest.

Visited May 2014
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