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1906 at Longwood Gardens

4.4
4378 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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PAID GARDEN ADMISSION IS REQUIRED TO ACCESS THE RESTAURANT. Buy before you arrive! Go to https://tickets.longwoodgardens.org to purchase timed tickets or to make Member Reservations.

When making a reservation, choose "Standard" for a main dining room table or "Outdoor" for seating in our Heated Enclosed Patio. If the only selection presented is "Outdoor", our main dining room "Standard" is fully booked.

Plan Your Visit Early!
Admission to Longwood Gardens is by timed admission ticket or Member Reservation only.
Buy your tickets or make your Member Reservations before you arrive as sell out is likely. Visit longwoodgardens.org
for real-time ticket availability prior to your visit.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Organic
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Hours of operation
October 1 to October 31
Open Daily from 11:30am to 3:30pm
Open until 6pm October 6, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28

November 1 to November 22
Open Daily from 11:30am to 3:30pm

Thanksgiving Day, November 23
Open 11:00am to 8:00pm

November 24 - January 7, 2018
Open Daily from 11:30 - 7:30pm
Seating until 8:30pm on Peak Visitation Nights
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Phone number
(610) 388-5290
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Will Brown / Bruce Galloway
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Catering
A passion for food. An obsession for detail. Having earned a reputation for uncompromising quality, Catering by Restaurant Associates can offer you exclusive access to Longwood Gardens. Whether you're hosting an intimate reception for a few guests or a gala for a few thousand, our creative catering experts will be delighted to work with you to custom design a truly memorable experience. We dedicate ourselves to ensuring the success of your event. http://www.longwoodgardens.org/GroupDining.html
Please contact our Group Visits Department at (610)388-5223
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Route 1
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Parking details
Longwood offers free parking for our guests.
During peak visitation times, free off-site parking may be used if our on-site lot is full. Transportation is provided between the off-site parking and the Visitor Center entrance. Please follow the signage and note the Longwood staff members directing traffic on peak visitation days.
Additional
Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 4378 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
1.0
Dined on January 8, 2018

Over priced over fancy food. Only odd selections available.

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vipEdward (Philadelphia)
5.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

We've been to 1906 several times before, and I anticipate we'll be back several more times! It's an outstanding restaurant. Naturally, it helps economically if you are members of Longwood, which we have been for many years.

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vipLocalFoodie (Philadelphia)
4.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

For our annual get together with friends, this venue is perfect! We were able to see the Longwood Christmas lights and the conservatories before escaping the cold, into this warm and friendly dining room. The menu is always innovative and it is worth trying their interesting pre-dinner cocktails. we had the hot toddy and the winter sangria. Our appetizers and entrees were delicious, if(we felt) rather on the small size for portions for the prices. Particularly, we enjoyed the leek and mushroom gratin and the two soups-butternut squash and mushroom. The duck entree was one of the best duck recipes we have had, with the fat nicely rendered and the skin crisp and crackly. Our server, was attentive and chatty which we appreciated at this obviously busy time. We loved the complimentary peppermint chocolate bark presented with our coffees, at the end of the meal, making it the perfect finish to a lovely evening! It might might be worth Longwood Gardens to offer a discount on the entry tickets if you have a reservation at this high -end restaurant to encourage more people to dine here-as it is an expensive evening with the entry tickets as well, even with our (one) member discount.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

Fantastic from start to finish. The drinks were suburb, the dinners were fresh and just the right size and our server was friendly and funny. Enjoyed every moment. We’ve been here before and we will be back!

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Margaret 
5.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

The restaurant is very nice - a formal ambiance without having a dress code. The food was delicious, but the dessert blew me away. It was a apple cheesecake mousse, in a red sugar mold in the shape of an apple! It was fantastic! Someone else had a flower pot chocolate cake (I think) with a flower pot, dirt, and flowers that were all edible! It is a little expensive, but the food and ambiance were worth it.

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0
Dined on January 6, 2018

It was nice food was good nothing exceptional. Seating was crappy for the price I wouldn’t have expected to be cramped at a too small table brushing elbows w the diners beside me.

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david (Hawaii)
4.0
Dined on January 5, 2018

Food undercooked. Lobster served raw. Poor meal. Will not go back.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 5, 2018

Absolutely excellent meal.
Every course done perfect.
Excellent service too.
Already told several friends about the restaurant.

This place is a gem!

I look forward to my next meal there!

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OpenTable Diner 
2.0
Dined on January 4, 2018

The lobster was chewy and rubbery and tasteless. The salad bitter. The kale in one of the meals was undercooked and bitter. The dishes were sparse and overpriced.
It was a huge disappointment.

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BillnRamona (Philadelphia)
5.0
Dined on January 3, 2018

The casual elegance and outstanding cuisine were perfect for our anniversary date night! The outside tented patio was toasty warm on a frigid evening, and we enjoyed seeing the Christmas lights glimmer through the tent windows. It was a magical setting and we felt free to linger for the evening. Our food was cooked to perfection, exquisitely presented, and portions were perfect. We will definitely be back!

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