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Best American Restaurants in Washington Square


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A photo of Talula’s Garden restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Washington Square
Booked 145 times today
Talula's Garden in Philadelphia is highly praised for its outstanding American cuisine. The restaurant beautifully captures the farm-to-table essence, and has an ambiance that guests find particularly appealing, further amplified by its breathtaking garden. Reviewers rave about the diverse menu, which is designed around what's currently in season. Highlighted dishes include the six-cheese plate from the American northeast, prawns and mussels with sweet potatoes and peppers, and a mouthwatering blueberry pancake with maple fluff. Customers commend Talula's Garden for its impeccable service, delectable food and inventive style. Crucially, the establishment has the ability to satisfy both the "meat-and-potatoes crowd" as well as restaurant critics.
A photo of The Morris restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Center City
Booked 4 times today
The Morris, located in Washington Square, offers an exceptional American cuisine experience. This venue stands out with its excellent service, exquisite food, and delightful ambiance. Customers rave about the Morris Steak, praising it as outstanding and cooked to perfection. The unique outdoor garden dining area further enhances the dining experience. The restaurant has been referred to as a "great new spot," with one customer stating it offered "one of the best meals I’ve had in Philadelphia." The exceptional staff and beautiful setting have earned The Morris high praise, with many eagerly looking forward to their return visits.
A photo of Red Owl Tavern restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Old City
Booked 7 times today
The Red Owl Tavern boasts fresh and flavourful dishes that masterfully represent the American cuisine. Located close to Independence Hall, this restaurant offers a mix of nouveau American food fare that diners find both appealing and satisfying. Customers praise the "really good upscale American food" and the "classic American food with tasty burgers," while also raving about their expertly marinated and cooked steaks. The wide beverage selection, including an impressive range of Bourbons and Sparkling drinks, add to the appeal of this venue. With its great ambiance, friendly wait staff, and exceptional service, the Red Owl Tavern is indeed a fine representation of American cooking.
A photo of Craftsman Row Saloon restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Old City
Booked 1 time today
Craftsman Row Saloon is a highly recommended destination for exceptional American cuisine. Patrons have consistently praised the eating establishment for its delicious eats, unique ambiance, and exceptional customer service. The restaurant offers an array of food and drink options, with several reviewers particularly lauding their cheesesteak burger, salmon BLT, and irresistible milkshakes. Compliments also extend to their delightful decor theme and ambiance, which added to the overall dining experience. One customer raved about the Spring in Bloom theme, poetically describing how the venue and the food matched perfectly. In addition, several customers have expressed a definite intention to return, demonstrating the positive impression that Craftsman Row Saloon leaves on its guests.
A photo of High Street Restaurant & Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Center City
Booked 10 times today
Located in the historic Franklin Building, High Street is a modern American eatery and bar that celebrates the essence of local grains. With an on-site bakery at the heart of our culinary creations, we pride ourselves on crafting artisanal breads, pastries, pizzas, and handmade pastas that showcase the best of the region.Under the guidance of Chef Christina McKeough, our seasonal menu highlights the bounty of local producers, offering a fresh take on classic flavors and dishes. Our commitment to supporting American winemakers adds an exciting dimension to your dining experience, with a carefully curated selection of wines to complement your meal.Join us for lunch, brunch, or dinner to immerse yourself in the flavors of modern American cuisine. At High Street Restaurant, we invite you to savor the rich tapestry of flavors that define our culinary philosophy, blending tradition, innovation, and a passion for local ingredients.
A photo of Talula's Daily - Secret Supper Club restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Washington Square
Talula's Daily - Secret Supper Club stands as an icon of innovative Contemporary American cuisine in the heart of Philadelphia. The restaurant prides itself on providing a unique dining experience with skillfully crafted courses that reflect the richness of the seasons, as appreciated in one of the reviews, "Chef Kyle did a spring menu that was as timely as it was delicious". The menu changes monthly, always promising fresh and creative dishes. Another customer noted the "meticulous attention to detail they take on plating their meals", highlighting the restaurant's commitment to both taste and presentation. Talula's Daily is highly recommended for its exceptional quality, comfortable atmosphere, and the personalized, attentive service it provides. From the farm-to-table approach to its ever-changing menu, Talula's Daily - Secret Supper Club defines what it means to be a leading restaurant in Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of El Vez restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Center City
Booked 74 times today
A contemporary Mexican restaurant, El Vez offers many unique items such as mahi mahi tacos, ahi tuna tostadas, carne asada and pasilla braised pork pozole. Enjoy their made-to-order guacamole & margaritas with fresh-squeezed juices. Top off your meal with "The El Vez," a flourless chocolate cake, peanut butter mousse and carmelized bananas.
A photo of The Love restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 119 times today
Located in the heart of a bustling city, The Love is renowned for its exceptional quality and creative approach to American cuisine. This upscale restaurant is vastly praised for its inventive, delicious American food, according to numerous reviews. The Love serves well-planned dishes that reinvent American classics in an exciting new light, featuring a unique assortment of American favourites infused with gustatory twists that incite interest. Its warm, rustic but sophisticated decor contributes to a pleasurable dining experience. A loyal customer celebrated their 20th anniversary at the restaurant, applauding the establishment's divine steak and fish, excellent vegetables, and perfect portion sizes, while another deemed it a "quaint place" with an extensive and delightful menu. The Love's ambience is cozy, and its services are excellent, with well-trained and attentive staff. Whether for a casual lunch or a special celebration, The Love heights American comfort food to a higher gastronomical plane.
A photo of Moshulu restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Penn's Landing
Booked 63 times today
Moshulu restaurant is hailed for its stellar Contemporary American cuisine, with critics and customers alike lauding its exceptional culinary offerings. The menu offers a delightful array of dishes from Grilled Verlasso Salmon Filet, Captain's Cut Grilled Swordfish, 14 oz Ribeye Delmonico Steak, to Jumbo Lump Crab Cake. One review praised the crab cakes and calamari, giving them a 10/10 rating. Another reviewer admired not only the quality of the food but also the presentation, describing it as 'top quality'. Nestled near a picturesque harbor, its waterside location contributes to its charm. Additionally, the restaurant's service is consistently dubbed as 'outstanding' and 'excellent', adding to the Moshulu's reputation for providing a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Butcher & Singer restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Center City
Booked 87 times today
Butcher & Singer, located in the heart of Philadelphia, is renowned for its expertly executed steak cuisine. Patrons fondly recall 'perfectly cooked' steaks and mouth-watering sides, elevating the dining experience to first-class standards. Reviewers also highlight steak tartare and escargots as 'phenomenal' dishes, expertly recommended by the attentive staff. Notably, the restaurant enhances its culinary offerings with an expert sommelier, ensuring guests enjoy a perfectly paired wine selection. With the combination of excellent service, classic Philadelphia steak house ambiance, and a menu that 'hits all the notes proficiently,' Butcher & Singer is a must-visit for steak connoisseurs.

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Discover best American restaurants in Washington Square

Explore the vibrant American dining scene in Washington Square, Philadelphia, where culinary delights meet historical charm. This area offers a diverse selection of American eateries, each providing a unique twist on traditional and modern American dishes. From upscale restaurants serving gourmet interpretations of classic comfort foods to casual diners offering hearty, home-style meals, Washington Square caters to all palates. The dining experience in this district is enhanced by the picturesque surroundings of one of Philadelphia's most iconic locales, making each meal a memorable occasion. Food lovers will appreciate the emphasis on quality ingredients and innovative cooking techniques that highlight the best of American cuisine. Whether you're looking for a sophisticated dinner spot or a cozy place to enjoy some American staples, Washington Square in Philadelphia County is a prime destination to satisfy your culinary cravings.

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