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Barclay Prime

4.8
2593 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steakhouse
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Barclay Prime is a luxury boutique steakhouse serving a traditional yet modern menu in a comfortable & contemporary setting.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, American, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(215) 732-7560
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
Luxury and sophistication meet posh and chic at Barclay Prime. A sexy revamp of the traditional steakhouse, Barclay's menu offers subtle twists on steakhouse fare. Reserve the entire restaurant for a corporate event, host a celebration in the private room or hang out with friends in the lounge.
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Private party contact
Diane Farina diane@starr-restaurant.com: (267) 238-3650
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Locust
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Parking details
Valet parking is available at 18th & Locust Streets for $26/car & $30/SUV's. Public lots are available on South Rittenhouse Square & Chancellor Street. Street parking is also available.
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Public transit
The 12 Bus Route runs on Locust Street & curls around Rittenhouse Square. Get off at the intersection of 18th Street.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2593 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.8
service
4.8
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 hours ago

Everything was great.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

A5 Wagyu Strip 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

One of the best meals I’ve ever had. The tuna tartare, filet, and rocky road brownie were fantastic! The experience was enhanced with fabulous service from Jessica. Will definitely return

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3.0Dined 3 days ago

we were not seated until almost 8 pm eventhough we had reservation at 7:30. We ordered steaks and were as cool as room temperature. The service was not as great as I have seen it.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Had a great experience. My wife and I celebrated our fourth anniversary. Thank you to everyone who made our night special!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Food was outstanding and the service was right on par with the food! Very knowledgeable about the menu, wines and drinks. They made our anniversary very special.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Phenomenal

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Food was fantastic. Service was nice. Was friendly and fancy at the same time.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Tomahawk steak was great. We also had a tuna tartare and I have to say I won't recommend that. The quality of tuna wasn’t so good.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

The service and the food were outstanding I would definitely eat here again

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Hands down best food in philly.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

It started out great as we were greeted. Our server was average not as good as other servers from their other restaurants. The food was very good.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

The service was impeccable and the steak was to die for. Great cocktails. I'll be back.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Staff was super friendly , our waiter was awesome. Food was delicious best steak I had so far.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Phenomenal food, ambience, and service. It was our first time there for my husband's birthday and they made it special. Definitely want to go back again!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Barclay Prime to me is the best restaurant in the city

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Beautiful restaurant but several people in our party order to the buttered lobster and it was overdone.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Great food, great service!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Superb service!!

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

This is the best steak house in Philadelphia (by a mile) and probably for 100 miles in any direction too. The service is unparalleled, the food is perfect every time, and the atmosphere is warm and refined.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

I did not expect to love this place like I did. The price is high but the quality backs it up. The bread is to die for! I would definitely return.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Matthew and Ed were fabulous. My girlfriend and I were treated like royalty from the front door. Could be our new favorite spot in Philadelphia. It was an impeccable experience.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful Easter dinner at Barclay Prime. Our server was attentive and knowledgeable. A good time was had by all!

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The food was tasty. The lobster bisque was filling and delectable. The bread poppers went well with the soup. My lamb chops were undercooked (I ordered it medium-well and got medium/rare in center). Once it was heated through, it was delicious. Unfortunately, I had already tried to eat through most of it before I saw another server. My husband's porterhouse was great. The Smores creme brulee was good, but the deep dish cookie dessert was not cooked through all the way. It was gummy and I couldn't enjoy it the way I wanted. Mac and cheese and fried cauliflower were great! The service was top-notch initially. I just didn't see my server for a long while after the meal was served. No one came by to check to see if the meal was prepared properly for us. All in all, we were celebrating a birthday, so I made it work.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We had a wonderful experience! Thank you to our server, Eric who really made us feel special!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

It’s absolutely wonderful. Eric is awesome. I love this place!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Excellent waiter, had detailed knowledge of menu, made great suggestions. Wagyu was fabulous; sea bass perfectly cooked

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

For the money you are paying the noise level was very loud.

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3.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Excellent steak, wine, and service. Bisque and grstun potatoes not great.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Wonderful food and experience

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Outstanding service, excellent food, always exceeds expectations.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Service and food was wonderful.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Magnificent A5 steak. Hands down, one of the best steaks I’ve ever had. Ambience and wait staff were very nice as well.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

AWESOME food and great service

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Exceptional food, wine and service.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Our favorite restaurant 8n the city! Never disappointed! Our meal was perfect from start to finish as always. And our server was excellent!

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We had the Tomahawk Ribeye for two special, tater tots and Caesar salad. The steak as a bit under-done for my liking, but I think it was true to medium rare...probably better off getting medium. (Red, cool center...definitely raw) Tater tots and Caesar were awesome. Wine recommendation was perfect for the meal as well, a delicious grenache.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We dined at Barclay Prime on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The restaurant is warm and low-lit with an old-world library feel. The servers are all professional and energetic, excited to explain the menu. To start, he had a selection of raw oysters which were very fresh, and I had the seared diver scallops with a fried green tomato and maple bacon jam which was perfectly cooked and seasoned. For the entrees, he had the Wagyu Ribeye, and I chose the Wagyu NY Strip. This was the BEST steak we had EVER eaten...by leaps and bounds! As an extra special touch, we were presented with a selection of specialty steak knives to choose from for our Wagyu experience. Also, give the house made tater tots a try...you won't be disappointed! I highly recommend this restaurant to avid carnivores and pescatarians alike. The selection of fish entrees was very tempting, and our appetizers were impressive. Our compliments to the chef and our wonderful server Matthew!

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Came here with my husband for a celebration of accomplishments. We wanted something that was more upscale but more American cuisine (so why not a steakhouse?) We aren't fancy at all...the atmosphere here was perfect for us. Very relaxed but still formal. Service was great and so was the food. A bit cramped in regard to the seating thankfully we had a late reservation and did not have a couple sitting next (almost on top) of us. The option to pick your steak knife was a great touch. Overall we had a great night with great food however we probably wouldn't come back. It was a good experience and to try out Barclay Prime.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Awesome as always. Looking forward to next time!

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