Ralic's on South
Ralic's on South
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Ralic's on South

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ralicsonsouth.com/
  • Phone: 2154180600
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday-Thursday 11:30am to 12am
    Friday-Saturday: 11:30-am to 2am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: John Anninos
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We can cater any party from 10-1000. New PA state legislation allows us to also serve alochol off premises bringing your party a new experience. Thank you for considering Ralic's to make your event a memorable one.
  • Entertainment: We feature special DJ appearances, quizzo, karaoke, and plain old fun at Ralic's please visit our website for announcements or join our VIP list by texting seafood1 to 91944 to stay up to date for our events
  • Special Events: Crab Legs Sunday
    All you can eat Snow Crab Legs for $25 all day!

    Buffalo Shrimp Monday's
    $.50 buffalo shrimp from 6-8pm Along with Amazing Happy hour specials: $3 Domestic Drafts, $5 glasses of house wines, $5 bar appetizers.

    All You Can Eat Mussels Tuesdays
    All you can eat Mussels for $10. Along with amazing Happy Hour specials: $3 domestic draughts, $5 glasses of house wines, $5 bar appetizers.

    All You Can Eat Wings Wednesday
    All you can eat wings for $10. Along with amazing Happy Hour specials: $3 domestic draughts, $5 glasses of house wines, $5 bar appetizers.

    $.50 Coconut Shrimp Thursday
    $.50 coconut shrimp from 6-8pm Along with Amazing Happy hour specials: $3 Domestic Drafts, $5 glasses of house wines, $5 bar appetizers.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Front Street and 2nd St. on South
  • Public Transit: With Septa you are never far from Ralic's On South.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: We offer validated parking at the parking lot on Front St between South and Lombard. There is also metered parking and 2 hour non-metered parking along Bainbridge St and parts of Front St.
A word from Ralic's on South
Welcome to Philadelphia's newest cutting-edge seafood destination. Ralic's on South is a kid-friendly, 180-seat seafood restaurant and sports bar featuring a dozen large flatscreen TVs and an expansive "shore style" menu by Executive Chef John Anninos. Open 7 days a week for lunch, dinner and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, Chef Anninos sources the finest freshly caught seafood available to create mouthwatering soups, stews, bisques and chowders which compliment the restaurant's innovative appetizers, salads and entrees.

The bar features freshly squeezed juice cocktails, a vast assortment of locally produced craft-brews and a stellar collection of wines from around the world.

Open 7 days a week for lunch, dinner and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Children under 5 eat free everyday.
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Ralic's on South reviews from OpenTable diners
  • The crab was just wonderful
    Martin
    Dined on 5/21/2013
    The crab was just wonderful and really plentiful.. excellent value for the prize!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good stuff
    cakeman
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    Ambience was cool, service was great, food was good. While the sea bass was a little rubbery, it tasted great. Half the food came out a few minutes before the rest, but wasnt much of a bother. Maybe just the server could wait til all is ready and keep others warm in the meantime. Overall, exceeded expectations after reading some mixed reviews.
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    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyed a blackened mahi mahi
    sfseattleVIP
    Dined on 4/30/2013
    Enjoyed a blackened mahi mahi sandwich with a side of peppered French fries. While the bun holding the fish was somewhat inadequate (pretty much fell apart), the mahi mahi was very good as were the fries. Preceded the sandwich with a fried calamari (with long hots and onions) appetizer which was also very tasty.
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    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sometimes you can just tell
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 4/25/2013
    Sometimes you can just tell by the vibe of a place when you walk in how your experience is going to be. Bad vibe here. Despite the place being empty, service was absurdly slow. "Everyone's in a staff meeting" we were told. Yeah? At 630pm on a Thursday? "Medium Rare" steak was shoe leather. We left after the appetizers, had to approach the hostess to get the bill. This place may not linger long in the high expectations set by Philly's burgeoning resto scene.
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  • The food was spectacular and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 4/12/2013
    The food was spectacular and the service excellent. Too bad not enough people venture in....we had a fantastic time.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • Had a great night thanks to
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/11/2013
    Had a great night thanks to Ralic's and their awesome staff
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, hot spot
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  • Good food but...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/7/2013
    The food was very good and we did enjoy our meals. We were there early on a Sunday night and it was pretty empty. So I am baffled as to why the service was so horrible and slow. The appetizers took forever to come out. When asked for more bread, we were told it was in the oven and did not receive it until about a half hour later. It's a shame because I would have definitely gone back but the service pretty much ruined our dining experience and I don't think we will be back.
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  • winner winner seafood dinner
    philafoodie
    Dined on 4/3/2013
    Love that it's not boring seafood dishes. Jumbo lump crab & fruit salsa over Mahi is a winner. Must try. Cocktail menu is very impressive really enjoyed the relaxer. I've been multiple times to this restaurant and it's been consistent.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • The service and the food were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/31/2013
    The service and the food were super! We can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • Happened here for Tuesday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/29/2013
    Happened here for Tuesday night Jazz and all you can eat mussels. Fantastic value. Came back for dinner and was impressed. Came back for a business lunch and again everything was great. Rarely do I have 3 flawless visits. Must visit
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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  • Food & service were great.
    philafoodie
    Dined on 3/29/2013
    Food & service were great. Cocktail menu was outstanding. Everything was fresh squeezed or muddled. Very impressive. Versatile space that is 3 times the size of most places in the city. Lighting fixtures need updating.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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  • We had a lovely birthday dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    We had a lovely birthday dinner at Ralic's. Food was very good, and the waiter super attentive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Hard to write this review.
    meme1953VIP
    Dined on 3/22/2013
    Hard to write this review. Went on a Friday nite and place was mostly empty. Felt like I was in the suburbs. Restarunt is large and unremarkable. Food was fine . Service was fine also. Place felt dated.
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    good for groups
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  • Great South Street Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    We went here for diner before the show. What a find! Food was very good. cocktails, excellent. Great bar where the bartender knew how to make the old time cocktails that we like. I had the Philadelphian (Relic's sezerac made with a Philadelphia rye), and, they have a back room where they have music events combined with vintage cocktails. Will try that in the near future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • Best Shrimp Cocktail anywhere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002VIP
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    Best Shrimp Cocktail anywhere in the area - creatively plated with warm shrimp and a fabulous BBQ cocktail sauce! Fried fish was very lightly and deliciously battered! Will definitely put this on our favorites list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Phenomenal find. Seafood done
    philafoodie
    Dined on 3/6/2013
    Phenomenal find. Seafood done well fish was delish but they offer something for everyone. Love the angle its going for... almost hobo chic. Food is fine dining in a non-fine dining setting. Its funky and I get it! I think people are over thinking things its just good food & drink without the dog and pony show. Get the broiled seafood combo. Best value in the city hands down.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We went on a Sunday night.
    otdiner2012VIP
    Dined on 3/3/2013
    We went on a Sunday night. There were very few patrons. We originally ordered 3 items and they were out of 2 of them. It is still new, so maybe they need to work out some kinks.
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  • Ralic's on the South-Not!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/3/2013
    The wait for the food was too long, and the fries were super greasy. the food overall was okay, the service was okay. It is not a place I will likely return to.
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  • Really wanted to like and
    SarsaparillaVIP
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    Really wanted to like and support this new neighborhood restaurant, but was disappointed. Caesar salad had a generous amount of fresh shaved Parmesan, but the lettuce was dry and limp (at the same time), with an almost chewy texture. Spinach Salad was good. Entree sides, such as polenta and sauteed spinach were good, but the fresh grilled fish underwhelmed. A bit overpriced, considering the experience.
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  • We had the whole restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 3/1/2013
    We had the whole restaurant to ourselves on a Friday night at 8:30 during lent. Coconut shrimp were good, truffle fries were very good... Mahi Mahi had a frout type sauce... I had special of chillian sea bass with risotto which was awesome.. Waiter was a complete idiot didnt know specials and made dumb comments about wait for food.
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  • The food had no flavor and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 2/28/2013
    The food had no flavor and is way over-priced. The restaurant can't decide what kind of restaurant it wants to be. Their prices indicate fine dining, but the decor is pizza parlor. Our waiter was very pleasant and eager to serve. We were very disappointed in the food especially after most of the yelp reviews were positive.
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  • Terrible food. Tasted like
    Cweb103VIP
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    Terrible food. Tasted like it was frozen, dethawed, and heated up in the microwave. No seasoning at all. Not even sure the "tuna" I got was really tuna. Drinks we ordered were awful. Service was nonexistent. Definitely not worth the price or your time. Restaurant experiences like this make me appreciate just how good some of philly's restaurants are.
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  • My new favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/19/2013
    This place fits the bill for any occasion. I've been there with my family on a weeknight and the kids went gaga over the murals and art there. Kids under 5 eat free so that was a plus giving me the extra glass of wine with dinner. Food & service was 5 stars without the pretentiousness of an upscale restaurant. Took my wife out for dinner on a Saturday had a great meal with wine for under $60. Found there was a DJ playing in the back room this allowed us an hour of adult time after dinner without having to go into a teeny bopper bar and feel old.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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  • Very Disappointed....
    Martina
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Well to start off, we had a 8:15 reservation in which we did not get sat down till around 8:45 so we basically waited a half hour to be seated although we had a reservation. When we did get seated it was freezing! & we waited another 15-20 min for our waiter who brung us brick hard bread. We then waited another hour for our entrees to come out, the food was beyond horrible. I had salmon which was dry & the sauce tasted like they took pancake syrup & poured it all over it, the couscous was hard, my fiancé had steak which was had no flavor, he ask for it to be cooked medium it was cooked well done. There is nothing I can say good about this place except the appearance, it was a waste of time, money & my taste buds! Our first & def our last...
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  • Valentine's Day Nightmare
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    The food was cold. The service was horrible. We had to go to the bar to get our own drinks after asking the wait staff several times. The table next to us waited 20 minutes for forks. We observed 3 tables leave before their entrees were served. ON VALENTINE'S DAY!!! That's pretty bad. I will never go back to Ralic's!!
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  • Great Place Great Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 2/9/2013
    My family and I went to Ralic's for my husbands birthday. The service was excellent and the food was even better. It's hard to find good seafood and this place was fabulous. Highly recommend to anyone who likes seafood and doesn't want to spend a fortune to eat it.
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    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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  • Food is very good. We had
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 1/26/2013
    Food is very good. We had king crab legs, stuffed mushrooms, a wedge salad (if y
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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  • Crab Cakes are out of this
    philafoodie
    Dined on 9/26/2012
    Crab Cakes are out of this world. Ribeye was fantastic as was the garlicy sauteed spinach. Highly recommend a visit for steak lovers. Better quality than the chains and its BYO saved some $$$.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Four of us went on a tough
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/31/2011
    Four of us went on a tough night - New Years Eve. Our wait was minimal. The staff was very attentive. They even comped our salads when the blue cheese wedge was unavailable, even though it was only 7:30. Great service on a busy night. Our steaks were excellent. Would highly recommend, particularly after such a great meal on an often nightmarish evening to eat out.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Outstanding!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/17/2011
    Very Good. The service was impeccable and the food was as well. This is a diamond in the rough and well worth the drive - we traveled over an hour for a birthday dinner. The appetizers were phenomenal as was the main course and desserts. We highly recommend trying this venue!
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    late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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  • Filet was outstanding! Slightly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/17/2011
    Filet was outstanding! Slightly better then William Douglas and Gallagher's of New York. Flavor and texture was perfect. Will definitely be going back.
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  • SMALL atmosphere...but GREAT food.
    RobbenVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2011
    Wonderful food, GREAT service. SMALL - no intimate setting. Only 1 room, smaller than my living room with 12-15 tables. Feels like you are eating with the tables next to you.
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    neighborhood gem
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  • Great food from starters through
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/16/2011
    Great food from starters through desert and all steaks prepared perfectly and delicious!
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    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • the selection is too small.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/3/2011
    the selection is too small. The steak was the best I've ever had. I especially wanted to try the bread pudding for dessert and was upset that "they had run out of" it. Since it was a holiday weekend, I don't believe for one minute that they had run out; they just never made it. The dessert we had, some oreo concoction, was ok, and not something I thought would have been worthy of a high-priced establishment. I don't believe this restaurant will survive because of the small selection and the very high prices.
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  • What a find!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 9/3/2011
    What a find and what a fantastic addition to this area! In this area we are surrounded by every chain steakhouse so Ralic's was extremely refreshing. From the time we walked in and were greeted by the hostess until we paid our check and were bid good-bye by the hostess the experience was flawless. Our server was friendly and informative, she had good input about the menu, the appetizers and main dishes were spaced out perfectly, meat cooked to perfection based on our temperature request and the food was amazing. The menu is limited but everything was appealing and made it difficult to choose. A big plus is that it's a BYO. We didn't order dessert but it looked scrumptious. I would highly recommend going ... we'll definitely be back!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • NYC Steakhouse Quality - and price.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/2/2011
    This was my first visit to Ralic's and only my lack of data on consistency prevents me from giving the food 5-stars. I would have to label it "pricey" for its "downtown smalltown" suburban location, especially in the appetizer and salad departments, but I would also have to credit the succulent filet Oscar I enjoyed as being well-worth the price in a first class NYC steakhouse. I also appreciate the pricing context of a small BYOB (dry town) with limited seating. The ambiance was almost a touch severe in its quiet formality (not a bad thing), and the competent and convivial service made for an invitingly warm atmosphere overall. If a truly high-quality and superbly prepared steak has been elusive, and you can pay the freight, try Ralic's.
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    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Service was outstanding -
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/25/2011
    Service was outstanding - Food was very good. A bit pricey
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    romantic, special occasion
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  • Worth a Try
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/25/2011
    Lovely interior with a beautiful fireplace. Service was very good. Small menu, but something for everyone, including some evening specials. Food was good, not great, and prices were quite high. Lots of other BYOB's in the area. Not sure we would go back.
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  • Everything was wonderful!
    Luv2eatVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2011
    Everything was wonderful! There were 4 of us and we all got something different during every course. Everyone was thrilled with their food and the service was great! Can't wait to go back and get that filet mignon again. WOW!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • Even though it's a steakhouse,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/20/2011
    Even though it's a steakhouse, good selection of alternative entrees as well. Salmon special is two thumbs up!
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    neighborhood gem
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