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La Peg

4.4
637 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Casual
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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 637 People Are Saying
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4.5
service
4.6
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4.1
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Went here for Father’s Day. It was pretty dead, but service was suupppppeerrr slow. Our server just seemed to disappear for a long while. Food was decent, but nothing fancy. I’ll give them another try in hopes for a better experience.

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1.0Dined on June 8, 2018

I was very disappointed with my meal at La Peg - specifically, how we were rushed through our meal. The restaurant was literally empty - we were one of 4 tables seated. My date and I ordered an appetizer and two entrees. The appetizer came out within minutes, and before we even had half of the appetizer, our entrees came out. When you go out for dinner, you should not be rushed like this. I expressed my discontent with the waiter - he apologized but offered nothing more. The entrees became cold as we completed the appetizer. Will likely not return.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

We went there for the cabaret show which was so much fun, but dinner was an awesome start to the evening!

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mothers day

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3.0Dined on May 6, 2018

I went for my anniversary and I was not impressed. The food is limited and more suited for bar snacks, than dinner options. The service was fair. Nothing special for anniversaries I suppose? It felt rushed, unorganized, and informal. I would not go back to La Peg.

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3.0Dined on May 5, 2018

I ordered the battered sea bass and it was not good. My wife enjoyed her chicken. I also ordered their ice cream for dessert and it was terrible. Tasted worse than something from Dairy Queen.

The thing that really bothered me was that, even though I left half my main course and all of my dessert uneaten, the waiter made no comment whatsoever as he whisked away the plates full of food.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Food was delicious and the service was really great. The place has lovely views and the inside is super neat looking. Would bring out of town guests here again for sure.

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

The place looks amazing and lives up the ambiance.

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

Great experience here! We went here for my mom’s birthday and everyone made her feel special. Food was great too. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Really great space and great views; and food is great too: pub burger and french toast best ever; delicious butter with fresh baked bread, and very reasonably priced

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

This was my second time eating La Peg. Both times I was attending a show at the FringeArts - I love that it's in the same building! It's so convenient to have dinner right before a show. The staff and food are both great.

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4.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Cool Vibe, Good Food, Great Service, Would recommend !

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2.0Dined on April 22, 2018

We expected La Peg to be a French restaurant as we knew it was about 4 years ago. Well it has since changed hands and the menu is classic American.
was unimprressed with the menu, food was ok, not that good. very casual, not a good place for a romantic dinner.
Pricey for what you receive.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Parking was a bit difficult, but the food was AMAZING. I forgot the name of the dish i got but it had fish,bacon, veggies... it was heavenly delicious. All the staff were amazing. A bit loud though. But very romantic if you go at night!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Saturday night La Peg was surprisingly empty; therefore, it was quieter than usual. The food was good as it was the previous time we dined there when it was quite noisy. Service was excellent. My dinner had a Southern touch with grits, beacon and collard greens, and I have developed a taste for grits after this meal. We all enjoyed our dinner at La Peg and will return again.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

One of my local go to spots. Food is always very good and there are some unique options. Service is sometimes a little iffy but overall friendly.

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Service was not very efficient. Had to ask for coffee refills, bread plate.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

La Peg is an upscale bistro with friendly staff, interesting menu, and quirky ambience. A bit off the beaten path but also walkable from much of Old City.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Chris was a very helpful waiter, loved hearing all of his recommendations. We were staying at the hotel next door and just stopped in a whim! Glad we did, good was great.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Booked primarily because it is literally in the "Fringe" Theater space where we were attending a performance. Was very pleasantly surprised by the outstanding quality of the food, eclectic menu, good selection of beer and wine, unique space, and totally competent, knowledgeable, attentive staff. Whether you are going to the theater or just want a really nice place to eat at the east side of the City, you can't make a much better choice.

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3.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Last time the 2 of us dined there review would have been all 4s and 5s. Much of that due to a charming very knowledgeable waiter who was not on this time. Fringe festival was on and the bar and noise level was just fine. Lots of kids and staff a bit distracted which was not so fine this time. Caused us to rethink going back again.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Sebastian, our server was a very informative and prompt person. Never needing to wait or get his attention. Helpful in the description of everything on the menu. Told the history and the present use of a very delightful building.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Loved the ambience food was good too.Loved our waitress Grace..very friendly & loved her recommendations

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Our server was very nice, I think Maureen (or Marie). Food value is very good. I had the half carafe of house Cab and was very happy with it.
Everyone enjoyed their meal and then we went to the comedy show.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Great meal. Cool place. I brought a client to dinner and everyone had a fabulous meal. With a great view.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

First time at La Peg, have wanted to go for a long time but tough to get in during summer. Food and service were great, little light on the selection, but a well rounded menu, something for everyone. Loved the industrial ambiance, I don't remember it being too noisy. Of course all this greatness comes with a price, about $125/couple. But, with 3 apps., 2 desserts, 4 drinks and tip, not too unreasonable for a great experience. Will definatly go back, try for outside in the summer.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Clayton is an outstanding server that makes your entire dinning experience even better, the food here is outstanding, absolutely a hidden gem!

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

This restaurant had a great atmosphere and superb service. The food was a bit pricy for choices. our bill was $65 for 2 people without drinks.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Waiter was great, food was cooked perfectly. Atmosphere was calm

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Service was awesome and the food was even better, hidden gem, a must go!!!

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1.0Dined on February 14, 2018

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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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

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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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

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

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5.0Dined 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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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

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

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4.0Dined 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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3.0Dined on January 27, 2018

The ambiance was incredible but the food was nothing special. The chicken was greasy and lacking seasoning which was a shame, the vegetables were okay, the drinks were great but too strong and when we got the bill we were floored. We went for restaurant week and it was still an arm and a leg. I would not recommend

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5.0Dined 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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3.0Dined 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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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

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

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