Square Peg-Philadelphia
Square Peg-Philadelphia
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Square Peg-Philadelphia

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.squarepegrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 2154133600
  • Hours of Operation:
    Hours of Operation

    LUNCH
    Mon-Fri 11am-3pm

    BRUNCH
    Sat-Sun 10am-3pm

    DINNER
    Sun 3-9pm
    Mon 3-9pm
    Tues 3-10pm
    Wed & Thurs 3-11pm
    Fri & Sat 3-12am
    Fri & Sat Bar Open til 2 am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Matt Levin
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Square Peg is the perfect place for a small business lunch, a larger post-wedding brunch or pretty much any type of event you can come up with. Our large windows, beautiful natural brick walls, and wood floors give the restaurant a warm and comfortable feel.
  • Private Party Contact: Hannah Yoffa 2156270666

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 10th & Walnut
  • Public Transit: MFL 8th St or 10th St, Bus 9,12,21,42
    PATCO 9th & 10th Locust
    Regional Rail Market St East
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: While we don’t have our own parking lot, we do have a Central Parking garage right next door at 925 Walnut St. There are entrances on 10th Street, Walnut, and Sansom St. Print a Coupon at http://philadelphia.centralparking.com/

    There is also street parking. On Wednesdays, street parking is free after 5!
A word from Square Peg-Philadelphia
A casual, split-level restaurant and bar offering American diner-inspired food along with inventive drinks in the vibrant Midtown Village area.

The menu offers novel twists on traditional dishes alongside a selection of domestic micro-distilled spirits and craft beers, as well as creative cocktails and gourmet “spiked” milkshakes.
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Square Peg-Philadelphia reviews from OpenTable diners
  • This restaurant is now closed.
    Atwm
    Dined on 6/8/2013
    This restaurant is now closed. We ate there on the last day they were in business. The server informed us they no longer had blue cheese dressing or ranch dressing when we ordered chicken wings. I thought that was so odd but found out why when they brought us the check at the end of the meal. That is when they told us it was their last day in operation.
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  • Great gastropub!
    OccasionalDiner
    Dined on 6/5/2013
    Square peg was the perfect place to eat before going to the Walnut theater. The staff was very friendly and the wait staff in particular was sufficiently attentive, not hovering but aware of our drink levels. Loved the exposed brick and wood floors. Was amused by the "Rosie the riveter" inspired framed posters.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, horrible service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 6/1/2013
    I think we had an inexperienced waitress. It took us 45 minutes while we watched others around us who arrived later be served much quicker. When we omplained she was defensive, blamed it on the kitchen and challenged us on why we didn't tell her we were in a hurry.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/1/2013
    Went in for brunch and had the breakfast poutine and a Bloody Mary. Both were phenomenal! Wish I had more time to go back and explore the whole menu as it all looked incredible. Especially the drinks. I advised a few friends to go, and they did, and the loved every bite as well. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre-theater dining
    anniedave
    Dined on 5/29/2013
    We quite often go to the Walnut St. Theater, and this restaurant is perfectly placed for a pre-theater dinner. Service was friendly and quick, food was good and prices were fair. We'll be there again!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ehhh.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/26/2013
    In town for a few days. Yelp/open table searches produced square peg. Other reviews/ online menu looked promising. Looks can be deceiving. Signature item (mac&cheese grilled cheese) was dull and lacked flavor without the tomato soup. Salmon BLT was tasty but the filet was way too small for the bread upon which it was served. Best items were the ginger Arnold Palmer and the kids Mahi sticks. If you've got $60 to spend for dinner, choose elsewhere.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect place eat when attending
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/26/2013
    Perfect place eat when attending Walnut Theater. Will go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find in Philly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    We were staying overnight in Philly & looking for someplace within walking distance from hotel, moderately priced, picky kid/teen friendly and we were not disappointed. Two apps (fries & onion rings) were excellent, mac & cheese grilled cheese was phenomenal, fried chicken & pulled pork were both good, two desserts. Portions & price were both quite reasonable. For 7PM on a Saturday, the place was not jammed at all, but they did have a big party come in & were setting up for another one, so perhaps its more of a pre/post theatre place (the Walnut Street Theatre is right down the way)? Anyway, would recommend and would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good comfort food. I've
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    Very good comfort food. I've been here a few times and the food has always been yummy and the service attentive. Never seems to be busy though so I wonder about that. But I have no problem recommending this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great hole-in-the-wall restaurant
    Allan
    Dined on 5/16/2013
    I went to the Square Peg with my brother after not having had seen him in a long time. The service was quick but not too frequent and we both enjoyed the comfort food that the restaurant has to offer. It was not too crowded and the atmosphere was very pleasant, allowing us to have the chance to catch up. I would definitely return to the Square Peg again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good turkey burgers
    cookabun
    Dined on 5/15/2013
    Really enjoy the turkey burgers and this is coming from someone who is not that much of a healthy eater - the salad we ordered with the burger, instead of the fries, was a nice suprise and very tasty with a great dressing on it - not just a bunch of wilted greens. Service was timed well and very good customer service -
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    JCTJ
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    Square Peg was great! The server was very freindly and the food came out quick. Food was wonderful! Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mothers Day Brunch
    open1234
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    The food at Square Peg was absolutely wonderful!!! Try the Banana's Foster French toast or the Veggie Burger. Definitely a "must return".
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Creative quality
    Marpreach
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    A great place to go for any meal. We had been for dinner and drinks before but this was our first brunch. True to form the options were classic fare with a delicious twist. And it was nice that the unique drink specials which are a mainstay of Square Peg were on offer. My husband enjoyed a "Garden Mary" (bloody mary with cucumber vodka and a few other additions) and I tried the strawberry lemonade (Limoncello, strawberry rum and champagne). The food was also creative and well presented. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the appetizers were well sized for sharing. Favorites included the southwest tater-tots and the spinach and allouette omelette.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • unimpresssive mother day
    Johnny
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    food was unimpressive, the menu on-line did not agree with the restaurant menu
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food needs work.
    JohnnyDeeVIP
    Dined on 5/10/2013
    This was my third time at this restaurant because of its lcoation, within walking distance of my house, however based on my last visit I will not be returning. Greek salad was okay, not traditonal, no egg and no anchovies. The pecan crusted trout was insipid, the fish had no seasoning, not crisp and not sure that it was even fresh. The sauce was a sweet mesh of pecans and what tasted like syrup. The dish came with potatoes and asparagus which would have been good if not runined by the sauce that came with the fish.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My wife and I visited this
    JFHeeren
    Dined on 4/23/2013
    My wife and I visited this restuarant on 4/23 prior to attending our Walnut Street Theater night. The place was very clean, the staff were super attendant and friendly. The food was very good, we will definitely be back again!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food is terrific. The
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    The food is terrific. The menu provides a nice variety of entrees and the portions are just right. The atmosphere is casual and relaxing.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Square Peg satisfies the round hole
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    Great food, comfortable atmosphere, & awesome service! We eat at the Square Peg every time we see as show at the Walnut St Theater, It's just down the block and when we let them know we are seeing a show they always get us in and out with plenty of time to make curtain time.We have sampled a good portion of the menu and have yet to have something we didn't like. They have a good selection that is very interesting sure to please almost any palate. If your in the neighborhood you can't go wrong. Oh and did I mention they are very reasonably priced!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great brunch, slow drink service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 4/14/2013
    We went for brunch and we were escorted to our table very quickly. We placed our drink order immediately thereafter but it took almost 25 minutes for the drinks to arrive. We ordered right off the "drink specials" menu, but apparently they were not prepared. It was unfortunate because it dampened the mood a bit. The waitress was very friendly and kept apologizing for the delay, but management did not seem to intervene and expedite on our behalf. Food was great and I will probably return, but I hope that the drink service problems will get sorted out before.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely little place with a
    Sidney5101VIP
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    Lovely little place with a rather varied menu. All of which made it hard to actually choose what to eat. Brunch brought a decent crowd in, but they weren't obtrusive. The only issue I had was the service was slow on the upkeep, Extending my stay almost by 30%. My recommendation for a dish has to be the Mac and cheese grilled cheese with their drunken tomato soup.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food and service was great.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/7/2013
    Food and service was great. Everyone loved their meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun and interesting menu choices.
    FoodloveVIP
    Dined on 4/6/2013
    Fun and interesting menu choices. We will return to try dinner at the cool bar.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Went at 11:30 am for lunch...not
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 4/4/2013
    Went at 11:30 am for lunch...not crowded. There was no communication between our server and the back of the house. I asked for dressing on the side...didn't happen. Halfway through meal, server showed up and said he was sorry. Asked for ground pepper for salad and was given a salt and pepper shaker. Asked for separate checks and was cheerfully told yes...however this did not happen. Asked a second and finally third time in order to get separate checks. Then the server disappeared with the cash payment and never returned with change. My partner had to track him down in the back to get the change and an apology. Food was good. Follow-through needs work...
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  • We were excited to check out
    SYeagerVIP
    Dined on 4/3/2013
    We were excited to check out Square Peg after walking by often and seeing it so crowded. It was extremely disappointing. The burgers were supposed to be done medium rare and were half well done half rare as if put on odd spots on the grill. The highlight of the meal was the General Tso Salad we ordered as an app... but despite asking for no bleu cheese, it still arrived with it. The server was hard to get to come over to the table even though there were only 3 tables in the restaurant. I couldn't even get a refill on my drink. It was a huge let down and we will not return.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was our second visit
    JerseyLou
    Dined on 4/2/2013
    This was our second visit to Square Peg, because my wife and I enjoyed our first visit so much.This place will be one of our regular spots when we go to the theatre in center city.Nice atmosphere,very friendly staff, and very good food and drinks.A great find.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My husband and I never get
    Meghan
    Dined on 3/29/2013
    My husband and I never get a lunch out and we were really looking forward to Square Peg. The food was very dissapointing. We got the putine and the "curds" we're very bitter, like they had gone bad. The eggs on top were rubbery. We enjoy all kinds of food but the food was not interesting or good, for that matter.
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  • Nice spot for a casual lunch.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 3/20/2013
    Nice spot for a casual lunch. Pleasant staff, good basic food.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The wait staff was AWESOME!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    The wait staff was AWESOME! We had to wait for a table...the staff was apologetic and kept us informed, and our drinks were on the house (soda and Pellegrino). The onion rings were tempura style and they were fabulous. My husband enjoyed the breakfast poutine. I had the hanger steak special with sauteed baby spinach and maple sweet potato fries...an excellent choice, but why do they serve these things in bowls? The sweet potatoes were so so good. Great menu, terrific service...we'll definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We enjoyed our meal. Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    We enjoyed our meal. Service was very good as we needed to out on time for the theatre. Would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good selection of beers. Convenient
    SJDiner1VIP
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    Good selection of beers. Convenient to theaters. Parking lot next door. Not the most innovative menu, but still a good value for the money.
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  • We were on a tight schedule
    AnitaB
    Dined on 3/14/2013
    We were on a tight schedule and the staff was very accommodating. They were friendly as well as efficient. The food is always good!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • Had an enjoyable meal. The
    CHresidentVIP
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    Had an enjoyable meal. The food was good, especially the fried chicken. Service was a bit slow but friendly. We weren't in a hurry so that didn't really matter. A very vibrant bar scene that went from empty to packed in just a few minutes. Would go back when in the neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Square Peg is consistently
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 3/3/2013
    Square Peg is consistently good comfort food. It's a great mid-range price option if you are looking for brunch, lunch or a quick dinner out. We eat there pretty regularly and both the service and the food are consistent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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  • Awful Service. Reason enough
    mmaranVIP
    Dined on 3/3/2013
    Awful Service. Reason enough to never recommend or go back!
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  • good place for pre-theatre
    xoxoVIP
    Dined on 2/28/2013
    good place for pre-theatre both day and nite. good food
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great comfort foods: Soups
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 2/19/2013
    Great comfort foods: Soups are awesome and the breakfast "bowl" was to die for! Yummy...good beers on tap, as well!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A great little spot for a
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 2/18/2013
    A great little spot for a lite meal, not too loud, good service, very nice clean place
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch was great here! I would
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/17/2013
    Brunch was great here! I would totally recommend getting or splitting the cinnamon donuts.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, great for brunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Horrible experience. We waited
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/16/2013
    Horrible experience. We waited for a half hour even though we came in with a reservation. The manager was disorganized and texting on the floor. The service was slow and not great. Food was expensive and got to our table stone cold. The fried chicken was so dry it was like trying to eat a brick.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic