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La Peg

4.5
605 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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La Peg is a contemporary brasserie by Peter Woolsey located inside the FringeArts building in old city Philadelphia across from the Race Street pier. The dining room is dramatic with 45 foot tall ceilings with large windows to match that give every diner incredible views of the Benjamin Franklin bridge. Designed by Groundswell Design, the industrial interior pays homage to the building’s history as a high pressure pump station for the Philadelphia fire department. The food is casual American inspired with options for the curious as well as the non-adventurous. The service is relaxed and casual yet informed and unobtrusive. Come in for a snack, dessert, drink, or blow out meal, La Peg will satisfy any occasion.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Beer Garden
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Hours of operation
Mon - Thu: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Food Truck
5pm - 10pm Monday to Thursday
5pm to midnight on Friday
12 noon to midnight on Saturday
12 noon to 10pm Sunday


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Phone number
(215) 375-7744
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Cross street
Race
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What 605 People Are Saying
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4.3
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.1
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
1.0  Dined 3 days ago

We went there for dinner, such great location BUT FOOD WAS AWFUL. We had to return back our shrimp as it smells like a garbage. We also ordered crab cake and meat plate which were so terrible. I ended up eating bread and butter. I won't recommend going there for dinner. It might be a good place just to get a beer and seat at the bar. I would never go back there again. They need to change their chef.

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Robert 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

My girlfriend and I have made this our regular spot for special occasions. The service and food are consistently great! Our server this time was a lovely young lady named Grace. She was very sweet and energetic and helped make my girlfriend's birthday special.

We had the meat plate, crab cakes, and foie gras for appetizers and all were amazing. We highly recommend all three.

For dinner I had the spaghetti and meat sauce that was out of this world. MY girlfriend had the steak which tender and cooked to perfection.

We love everything about this true gem!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

We enjoyed our meal very much. The food was delicious and service was excellent.

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LeahM 
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Service was great...food was deeeeelish
..the pot roast was sooooo tender and melt right in your mouth

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vipPhillyfoodie 
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

As usual, food was spot on. And the service was spot on!

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GregS 
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

The only downfall was that my girlfriend asked for a medium cooked burger and that came out well done. Other than that, the food was great!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

I made a reservation for a Friday Night Date with my S.O. for CCD Restaurant week. The offerings were awesome, the seating was great, the view was awesome, and the food was absolutely delicious.

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RayA 
3.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

I went with a group of friends during Center City Restaurant Week to celebrate a friend's birthday. The value of course was great because we ordered off the restaurant week menu. I'm not sure regarding the normal menu because I didn't look, but my friend's cocktail was $14, so I'm assuming the entire menu is a bit on the pricey side.

The food I ordered was absolutely outstanding. For first course I ordered country fried quail on a bed of cheese grits. The quail was done just right, and the cheese grits were some of the best I've ever had, and I lived in Georgia for 10 years.
For main course I ordered a steak with mashed potatoes and a side of broccoli. The broccoli was seasoned with an interesting spicy seasoning, unlike any broccoli I've had elsewhere. It was great. As were the steak and the potatoes.
For dessert I ordered chocolate bread pudding, which was also outstanding.

The food was great, but the service and ambiance were a bit lacking. For starters, the restaurant was entirely too dark. The sun had already set by the time we got our food, and my friends noted that there was more light outside than within the restaurant, and it wasn't from street lamps. Eating in the dark was not that fun. Second, our waitress seemed to forget paying attention to certain things. When we sat down she asked about my friend's birthday (which I noted in my reservation), and that was all the mention the birthday celebration got. Not even a candle on the dessert my friend was paying for anyways. She also forgot to ask us if we wanted separate checks, and then got irritated when we asked her to split them for us after she brought us the check. We were a group of 5 young adults (4 females and one male), I think it was pretty obvious none of us were paying for the entire table, she should have known to ask.

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Emilyk 
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Food was delicious, service was great, nice wine and drink list.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

I went with some girl friends and we had the best time! Service was amazing and the food was delicious. Our server was friendly and before I even had the chance to need anything, he was providing all we needing! Super beautiful spot. Highly recommend for a trendy meet up or fun dinner date

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vipJamesL 
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

We are great fans of La Peg. We are ever disappointed, by the bar or the restaurant we highly recommend it.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Christopher was a terrific server. He knew when to leave us alone and when to inquire if we needed anything.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

The area is super cute and the food is awesome as well. Went there with my friends on restaurant week for brunch and we had great time there. Nice view with nice service. Highly recommended spot in Philly to check out! Definitely will go back soon.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Been waiting to go here for some time- so glad I made it! Everything was fantastic- cool place. Can’t wait to experience it in the warmer weather-the outside space looks like a good time

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Jtray 
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

We went for restaurant week and had a great experience. The only tiny complaint was that my burger bun was definitely over-toasted (like char.) The dessert (bread pudding) was a particular highlight. The space is so interesting and creates such a nice atmosphere. Our server was very attentive and made helpful recommendations.

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OpenTable Diner 
2.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Very disappointed in our meals and very slow service. Cool atmosphere and good drinks though. We won’t be returning.

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vipcrazylady 
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Restaurant week, wonderful meal. Had foie gras and the trout with fried oysters and grits with collar greens. Hubby had clam chowder and steak. Both meals were enjoyed! Tried a new cocktail... delish!

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

We went for restaurant week. The menu options were not very exciting. Our server was not very attentive (i didn't get a steak knife for my steak and my friend asked for sugar with her coffee and didn't get any). The atmosphere is great.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

It was nice trying the Restaurant Week menu. Some of the portions could have been a little bigger for the fixed $35 price. Good late night Cabaret, outdoor ice bar, and a vibrant scene.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Went here for restaurant week. Menu was diverse so that everyone in my party had something to choose from. Portion size was just right. Nothing left on my plate, and I didn't walk away feeling hungry. Food was very good. Atmosphere / decor was interesting and unique. Service was attentive without being intrusive. I give it 4 out of 5 stars.

Only reason they don't get a 5 star is we had reservations for 7pm dinner. We arrived at 6:45 and went to the bar for a drink. Another couple that was dining with us arrived at 6:50pm. We were having our drinks when at 7pm we were told we needed to be seated by the hostess. The restaurant was not crowded at all and there were plenty of tables open. I could have argued this point but decided not to. I would have liked to finish my drink at the bar or have another one before being seated. There was no reason to rush us to the table. The entire time we were there tables were available for seating. Maybe she was new and it wasn't intentional to rush us or doesn't know the restaurant business that well. They lost a sale at the bar but I am overlooking this because everything else was very good. I will go back.

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