Cedar Craft & Kitchen

4.5
213 Reviews
$30 and under
American

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We believe in quality. We believe in good food, good beer, good cocktails and good friends. Cedar Craft Kitchen (CCK) features all that goodness under one roof. But don’t take our word for it. Stop by and get the experience for yourself. Welcome to CCK. Come. Enjoy yourself at this inviting, casual, neighborhood gem. A delicious menu with something for everyone. Cozy, friendly and full of life. And, live music and events.
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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great find. Definitely get the meatloaf sandwich. The cheesesteak egg rolls with creamy sauce was DELICIOUS. And the chocolate cake was heaven!

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Tara
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience5

It was an off night. It had to be. Cedar craft is normally delicious and a great experience but tonight was way off. The filet special was terrible . Not cooked right or seasoned properly. Almost tasted like a microwaved steak marinated on red wine vinegar . Mashed potatoes had a crust and were so dry, as if they were frozen and over microwaved. Veggies were stick together as if frozen and reheated. The service was excellent as always. I’d give them another try and stick to pasta or a sandwich

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vipCathyK
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Met some friends here after they picked up their son from the airport. Service was very good and friendly, food and drinks were great. Seems like the kind of place every neighborhood wishes they had. Will look forward to going back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Did not end up getting our food after waiting an hour and a half. We ended up leaving.

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vipJenniferB
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Staff was friendly. Risotto bites were delicious! Portions were big - had to take some home! The eggplant parm special was awesome.

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Marcf
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice neighborhood pub. Food and service were great

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service

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vipTinaA
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Cedar Craft Kitchen was very cozy. Bar and eating space all in one. So if you like really cozy you will be in your element. The food had an interesting twist. Server never offered us dessert, so as we were leaving we saw some mouth watering items that other tables had.

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yumordie11
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A friend and I wound up here after another suggested restaurant was too busy for us. We were slightly skeptical when we had difficulty finding the place, but once we did, we loved everything! Super cute, and everyone was very friendly. The food was amazing! We had fried risotto and I could have eaten it all night. I tried the filet special and was blown away. My friend's burger was perfect. The dessert was small but very good, and you could tell in was made in house. I will also say that they had a great beer and drinks selection, but there was no pressure to have one, which most bar/restaurants definitely do.
10/10 would recommend!

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SusanM
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We just decided to go out to dinner so of course we went to one of our favorite places. CC&K never disappoints. The food is delicious, the staff treats you like family and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. We love it here!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service

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Twinnie1
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Both our meals were really good. We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely wonderful experience here, great atmosphere, great service and food is excellent!!! Will return over and over again!!!

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MelissaS
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We've been quite a few times and it's wonderful every time! The service is top notch. Even our two young boys love it :-)

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jjwalsh2
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A very small hidden gem. Definitely make reservations. Eating at the bar is an option.

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vipPresC
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience2

The way to look at this is a bar that has a few tables that is trying to sell upscale food. It’s a hole in the wall. Waitress was ok but nothing special. She messed up our appetizers. Food was ok. Nothing great but nothing bad either. I would say entree dinner for $18 was good but I would probably not go back. It was just average food that I could get anywhere else.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service1ambience5

I’d go back

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vipInga
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Stopped on our way home from the airport. What a delightful place! Prompt, friendly service. Large selection of beer on tap and a good choice of wines. Enjoyed chicken Parmesan and lobster ravioli - staff were attentive to food allergies. A nice mix of young families, older couples and friends reconnecting after work. Not too noisy so you can have a conversation . A welcoming atmosphere. Don’t be put off by the residential neighborhood and no frills atmosphere. This place is a real find. We will go back.

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vipGenaC
Atlantic City
8 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience1

The receptionist didn’t even great us. The selection of food was very limited. Not much flavor to anything we ate
One & Done! Won’t go back.

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SusanM
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Still not disappointed!!! It was a very busy Saturday night and our food was a little slow coming out. We were hungry, but not the least bit upset or concerned about it. Chef realized we were waiting, apologized numerous times and sent us a drink on top of that. We've been going to CCK since it opened and we LOVE THIS PLACE!!! PS, the new Mocha Coffee Martini is awesome!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience1

The wait for food was way too long. The quality of the food was not that great. Beer prices were too high & not put on the menu.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Terrible experience. Server was sweet and clearly embarrassed. Tables that showed up after us were served and got checks even before we received our entrees. Shame. Was excited about dining at this local bar before our show at the Barnstormer.

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vipJKohl
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was awesome from the service to the food!! Loved
This place from our first visit when they first opened and continue to love it to this day! Diane, Kate, Nicole an all the staff are wonderful and the food is impeccable!! My compliments to the chef, for every meal melts in your mouth! THANK YOU!!!

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TerriM
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Started by having to wait even with reservation. Not because there wasn't a table, because they didn't know what they were doing at the hostess station. Others came in behind us and another hostess sat them at the empty table while we were standing waiting for the other hostess to come back. Then there was the wait for someone to take our order. The hostess finally brought us water after about 20 minutes, another 20 minutes and the waitress arrived. We ordered an appetizer, 40 minutes or so later it arrived with our dinner (same time) and was served by yet another hostess. Rarely saw the waitress even though tables were emptying out. The dinner was okay. Took 2 hours for a basic dinner. no appetizers or dessert, it shouldn't have but the staff seemed more interested in taking amongst themselves. We didn't bother to order dessert, didn't want to wait even larger. There was a young playing guitar, who was really good, the highlight of the meal.

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vipMARYANNE
Philadelphia
78 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow! Great martini, risotto balls, pizza, mussels! Great atmosphere!

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vipJKohl
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are return customers and love CCK!! Have never had a bad meal or experience. The food is always exceptional. Love all the waitresses and everyone is attentive and friendly. This place is a hidden gem! Can’t wait to go back!!

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ShawnP
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We recently started coming to this place as it is close to home! Always something to eat and if you are prepared their specials are quite good but also a little pricey, although you get what you pay for so all in all a good spot.

They have music when we go on Friday which has been very good! My only negative is the beer could be colder.

Shawn

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SalM
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Cedar is a small neighborhood bar/restaurant.
We had a 5:45 reservation mid week. We were seated right away. It was; however, a bit drafty sitting at a table near the door. We asked to be moved to an open table near the rear of the dining room. We were told there was a large party coming in. No problem. Our waitress greeted us almost immediately and took our drink order. There was a wine special but we chose to pass and just had iced teas. Soups and salads came without delay. We were a party of four and we ordered shrimp, chicken piccata, and crab cakes. All were delicious.
I definitely recommend trying Cedar for yourself. We will be going back soon and we can’t wait.

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vipfoodlover
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The muddy waters cocktail was yummy!

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Nancy
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed dinner here on New Years Eve with friends. Everything was delicious & service was excellent. We have eaten here many times and have always enjoyed everything on the menu & the daily specials.

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Alaire2639
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

A great neighborhood tavern. Warm, relaxed atmosphere - happy chatter at the bar, but not too loud. Friendly staff. Above average comfort food. Nice variety of entrees. Especially enjoyed the arugula salad, smashed potatoes, and porter on tap. Veggies of the day were cooked to just the right tenderness - attentively prepared. Very mild flavors; I’d like to see the seasoning game raised to match their success with textures.

Could do without the television screens in the dining room, but overall very satisfied!

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TomG
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and drinks at CCK. A true neighborhood gem!!

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BeerGeek
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were a group of 5 and 2 had the specials while the other three ordered off the menu. We started with the shrimp scampi and asparagus plus the risotto bites. The shrimp was a little over done but the fried asparagus was excellent. The risotto bites were awesome. Everyone's entree was excellently prepared with big but not excessive portions. We would definitely go back again.

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TomG
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had another great meal at CCK. My wife thought the mussels in red sauce was the best she ever had.

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ShawnP
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great evening!

We listened to the band

“Those Guys” awesome!!

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viptessed
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Normally, Cedar Craft is a nice, reliable place for a bit out. This past visit found the two people running the front a bit scattered and the food, OK. The restaurant wasn't crowded but somehow our ticket to the kitchen got lost - two burgers with chips. The waitress comped us two beers, but the burgers came out with cold, homemade chips and pickles although we both said no pickles, please. We had heard that there were some issues, we'll probably give it another go and see how it is.

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liliana
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is great! Diane our waitress was the best as usual

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ChristyMcClaff
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellence place to have dinner:) Drinks were great and food was delicious. Highly recommend this Glenolden gem. There was a guy singing/ playing guitar on the Saturday night that we were there and he was awesome~ old songs and new. Bartender and waitstaff on top of drinks even before they were empty.

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TomG
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food at CCK!!!

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Cedar Craft & Kitchen is rated 4.5 stars by 213 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.