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“Quality and consistency.”

Continental Restaurant and Martini Bar
Ranked #104 of 4,610 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, International
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: City Center East
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Five of us dine here about 8 times a year before we attend the theater. Reservations are necessary and we are always seated promptly. There is an excellent and varied selection of American and ethnic food, including small plates. Portions are generous which encourage sharing.
Service is friendly and efficient, the food is delicious and prices are reasonable . The chopped salad, string fries and chicken quesadillas are 3 of our favorites. This is a very popular restaurant in center city and when coming for dinner it is best to eat before 6:00PM. After that it is very crowded and also very noisy, especially in the front room, with the bar. We have been coming here
for several years now and have always had wonderful meals.

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Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

The plates are family style and small enough to share and enjoy. We had the Mexican chop salad which was flavorful followed by the seared tuna prepared perfectly on a bed of risotto and crab meat pad Thai.

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

From Toronto & this is our third vist to Philly to visit family & our third visit to the Continental. Sunday brunch can be a bit of a zoo, but the kitchen handles it well. Smoked salmon Eggs Bene are to die for. Great portions of consistantly good food, servers could pick up a bit on the friendly attitude, but they are running constantly, so could be a management or staffing issue. Clean, good food, reasonably priced, generally a good atmosphere, been there 3 times & there will be a 4th visit & hopefully more.

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

I love their cocktail selection and their food is also very good. My favorite cocktail is the astronaut martini. This is a Stephen Starr restaurant. This location is in Old City and there many other bars around.

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Reviewed March 25, 2013

This place has the best drink menu. After you have had a few, you will never want cocktails anywhere else. Generous drinks sizes too. OH, and the food is excellent also.

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