Ralph's of South Philly - King of Prussia
Ralph's of South Philly - King of Prussia

Ralph's of South Philly - King of Prussia

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ralphsofsouthphilly.com/
  • Phone: 4842381990
  • Hours of Operation:
    Mon - Thurs: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
    Fri - Sat: 11:00 am - 1:00 am
    Sun: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Anthony Barone
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Ralph's of South Philly - King of Prussia
The new restaurant concept will be a contemporary version of the original. Grounded with the style of Italian cooking we are all familiar with, the restaurant will feature many "Ralph's Classics," as well as new dishes with a modern twist. This unique combination will make Ralph's of South Philly the perfect compliment to Sheraton Valley Forge's sleek yet cozy atmosphere. The new restaurant will offer premium dining and a full-service bar with its own substantial food menu and an extensive wine list.
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Ralph's of South Philly - King of Prussia reviews from OpenTable diners
116 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.2
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (47)good for groups (42)fit for foodies (42)romantic (31)neighborhood gem (22)notable wine list (18)great for lunch (10)kid-friendly (9)vibrant bar scene (8)late-night find (6)hot spot (4)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Don't make it here nearly enough. Every time we do though, it's a beautiful meal and were made to feel like they're so happy to see us. Definitely will be returning sooner and more often. Best veal and meatballs anywhere. Thanks ralphs!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Went for a lovely Sunday late lunch for end of restaurant week. Everything was perfect. Great menu, great value, great service. Tried a type of gnocchi I never had before with Gorgonzola. May have been best pasta dish of my life, and I get pasta everywhere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MainlineDIner
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    This place just keeps getting better and better. It was fun to have a drink and watch the football games before our meal. The staff here are real people and not robots, so they would actually interact with us during and about the games. Personality goes a long way towards service. Food speaks for itself. Amazing just like south philly. Very much needed in KOP and suburbs area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    When I made the reservation through Open Table from the Main Line Restaurant Week website, I thought we would be having the Restaurant Week menu. However, when we arrived, we were told that the menu was not being offered on Saturday night. While my husband and I have dined at Ralph's many times in the past, we had invited 4 others to join us for this special menu. We were offered coffee and dessert as compensation and the food and service were excellent as usual. But it was certainly very disappointing and embarrassing that this was not noted on the website especially since we were bringing some friends that had previously not been to Ralph's. I would ask that in the future such exceptions be noted on the website. Thank you.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not Worth the Price
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food was average, and the service was low to below average. It seemed like we had three different servers but none of them talked to each other. At one ppoint it seemed two were arguing because one didn't take the empty wine glass off the table when he went to get a new one. Not sure it that some sort of code letting the other two know that our drinks are being taken care of. Any way, there are better places to go when you are spending $100 for dinner.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Main line restaurant week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Went on Saturday night for dinner during restaurant week. They would not honor the special. Many diners were there asking for it and were turned to the regular menu. Very disappointing.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Whats not to love
    Mommaknows
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We had an exceptional meal at Ralphs in King of Prussia. We started with the roasted peppers and fresh mozzarella - large enough to share. I ordered the Sea Bass made with the white wine, olives and capers ( not the red sauce which was also an option) ...moist, flavorful and instead of pasta I had broccoli with garlic. Relatively figure friendly. My husband had the veal chop and pasta. Our friend had dietary restrictions. The waiter was knowledgeable of the ingredients in each dish and helpful in selecting the best one for her. The staff was attentive, but not intrusive. Parking was easy. All in all....great night out...close to home ...a win win!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ralph's of South Philly KofP
    TALing
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Very nice, though many have said South Philly is much nicer. Family had a very good time.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Food was delicious. Atmosphere was fabulous. Wait staff was great! Friendly and professional. Will go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Needs an experienced Manager
    BizlunchVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    As a fan of the original, I was extremely disappointed Food was good, but the service was slow and confused. There didn't seem to be a manager on duty and it showed. .
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  • Not Very Good
    Gr8brt
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We went to Ralph's during restaurant week special. $30 fixed price for 3 courses. Roasted peppers and Caesar salad were good but meal went downhill from there. Although portion size was good Calamari and mussels we too spicy and too much pepper. No sauce for the calamari. Main course of veal parm was over breaded and over cooked. Gnocchi with Gorgonzola was over powering. Wine over priced. Positive note service was great.
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  • Missed the charm of South Philly
    MmeBVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We recently tried Ralph's in K of P for the first time. Physically, we missed the charm of the South Philadelphia restaurant. We were first seated at a table with one chair and a banquette that was so low we could not remain there. The service was excellent and they did try and accommodate us graciously. The food was, overall, very good. The shrimp scampi was delicious. My husband enjoyed the lentil soup, rum cake and peppers and sausage. However, the side of broccoli rabb he ordered was very poor and he had to send it back. Once again, the waiter was very helpful. With all of the fine Italian restaurants in the suburbs, we will probably not return. However, if you are staying at the Sheraton, I would not hesitate to eat there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Meal
    grexis
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    We visited Ralph's during restaurant week sept 14. Good food, great service. I liked the jazz type music playing. Made for a nice atmosphere. Food was pretty good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Business Lunch
    LongtimeOTVIPVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Excelent menu of salads and entrees but we went with two sandwich selections. We were pleased with the Chicken Caprese and Roast Pork with provolone and roasted peppers. The accompanying potato chips looked liked the went through a chipper but they were fresh so no big deal. Looking forward to trying them for dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good
    PickyEater
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Overall I think it was good. There wasn't anything exceptional about it, but it was a great place for a lunch meeting. The pasta was very good, but if you are particular about your Tiramisu this is not the place for it. It was quite dry and lacked flavor.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Chicken Marsala
    RoseandMikeVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The Chicken dishes are excellent, my fiance loves the Chickne Marsal. He orders it everytime we go even though he loves the veal and seafood dishes they have also.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Recap of our date night
    OurFamily
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This was my wife and I's second trip to Ralphs. I can probably say we won't be back. The atmosphere was just OK--it was a mix between hotel and outside guests. The noise level was a bit loud with a very faint background music. The food was good overall except for my chicken marsala which was too creamy/rich. Service was OK. Overall, not worth the $100+ bill.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner
    Dine26
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The service was excellent and the food was very good.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Even better than before.
    Foodiesx2VIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We had been to Ralph's a few times before and had god food, but everything seemed to have been even better this time! There were alo more vegetarian items than I remembered. My husband really loved the Veal saltimbocca -saying it was one of the best veal dishes he had ever had. I had the cheese plate, whcih really was enough for a dinner entree - good variey and very delicious. Broccoli rabe was definitely more tender than on prior visits. Ralph's is close to so many things - we will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Supper Club
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The Crooner singing Sinatra standards in the bar was very talented, but the music was a too loud for intimate conversation. Good for a festive night out, but you will need to restrict your romantic moments to the time between sets. Food was very decent, but not exceptional--although we stuck with the "classic" menu imported from the original South Philly restaurant
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A bit loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Everything was great except the live music was too loud. Found it difficult to have conversation without raising our voices.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    Eattolive
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We were celebrating our 36th anniversary which was noted on our open table reservation. It was not mentioned by any of the staff. Initially we were seated at a banquet where the table was way to high for the seat and we requested to be moved. They moved us to a busy aisle where servers constantly walked by the table, so it was too close and uncomfortable. It took at least 15 minutes to get our drinks. Clearly, the waiter was new and overwhelmed. Once we ordered it took at least 20 minutes to get our first course. Ralph's should never make a beet salad. The dressing was tasteless and I had a ton of water on the plate-as if they washed the greens and forgot to drain them. The main courses were better. Would not go back ever.
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  • Highly Recommended
    CindyP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    This was our 5th or 6th experience at Ralph's, but we brought along friends who were there for the first time. They were greatly impressed with the ambiance and the attentiveness of our waiter, But more importantly, they were thrilled with the delicious authentic Italian food. We had Chilean Sea bass (my all-time favorite), Shrimp Arrabbiatta, Veal Chop, and Veal Scalopinni. It was delicious and plenty to eat.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Glad to see Ralph's at KOP area
    SalJunebug1VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We have been to the original Ralph's in South Philly several times and have always enjoyed it. So When I was looking for an italian restaurant in the KOP area and Ralph's of South Philly KOP came up, I was intrigued. We enjoyed our meal very much! Our Waiter was attentive. I like that this restaurant has a more contemporary feel and the location is right near KOP mall in the Sheraton. There were three of us in the party. We had two salads to start: the beet salad and caprese. I had the bolognese pasta, my husband had chicken Sorrento, and our son had Pasta alfredo. Everything was very delicious and portions were good size. Location is very close to the KOP mall. We'll be back...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Meal
    KF65M
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Great food great service. Could be the best calamari I have ever eaten.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service
    DebrepVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    You feel like part of the family when you dine at Ralph's. From their impeccable service to their fabulous food, it is always a pleasant experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • first time not last time
    SamJudy
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Service, ambiance, and food were fantastic. My wife and I will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This was our sixth visit to Ralph's King of Prussia, and once again it was wonderful. Our first time on a Firday night...great music! We will definitely visit again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Never fails to satisfy!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    As always, the food was outstanding and I had some visitors from Australia who joined us. They had states that it was tone of the best Italian restaurants they've ever been to.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Over priced, inconsistent food prep
    RichVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    For a restaurant located inside a hotel (Sheraton) the design and ambiance of Ralph's was nice. However the waitstaff was not on par with what the restaurant intends to be. The menu pricing calls for a more refined server than Ralph's staff has. The food was very inconsistent a side order of pasta (spaghetti with olive oil and garlic) had to be sent back twice because the garlic was burnt inedibly. Two veal dishes were passable but underwhelming. The highlight was a chocolate cake desert. Even their signature "homemade cannoli" was lacking. I will not be back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Will Be Back
    Babs
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    It was our first time and we will be back. We were seated promtly to a nice table. Servers were very good. Good wine list. Our food was great. We both had great salads and the veal parm. Portions on the veal were soo large we took home for another meal.No one rushed you and we enjoyed the evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Italian?
    Looking4great
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    My sea bass was delicious but my husband ordered a pasta and it really wasn't very good. The singer was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love this place
    Shpnxs
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Consistently great service and great food. I am never disappointed :)
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Consistently good food and service. We have been to both Ralph's locations and both are wonderful.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointment
    Sunny7
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Food was awful. Came out cold. Will never go there again.
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  • Very good food
    Barb
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We enjoyed the food very much and had a good waiter (Andrew). It is inside a hotel so no outside light and a bit dark. Website should indicate that it is in the hotel...was a bit hard to find.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious but loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We went to Ralph's on a Saturday night - we were a party of 6 - and it was very lively. The food was delicious, everyone in our party enjoyed their meal (pasta, chicken parm, manicotti). The only down side was the noise level. There were two large parties at the restaurant and we had trouble hearing each other over the noise.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Diane
    DisappointedInKOP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My husband and I decided to try Ralph's to celebrate my birthday. The food was very good. I was disappointed that the waiter never came back to our table while we were eating to ask if our meal was OK of if we needed anything. After delivering our meal, he did not come to the table again until after our meal was cleared from the table. The restaurant was not busy, and he only had one other table of 2, so there is no reason for us to be ignored. I expected better service from Ralph's. I remember going to Ralph's in South Philly as a kid and we had superb service there.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great bday dinner
    Andre
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    I went with my wife, mother in law and two little kids for my birthday. Food was excellent as usual and the service was too!
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    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing this time around
    Shoeluver
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Went to Ralph's last year for my sister's birthday with a group of girls and it was great. Went this year with my husband for my birthday and was disappointed. The food was still great but the service was lacking and the loud rowdy group next to us made it hard for us to even talk and be able to hear each other. Disappointing for a special night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic