La Peg

4.4
651 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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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Race
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What 651 People Are Saying
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4.0Dined on August 12, 2018

Thought the place was interesting inside and liked the very American menu. We took friends from Australia and it felt authentic

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2018

Brunch was super. Our table shared the Blueberry Beignets which were delish. And everyone enjoyed their meals which included Biscuits and Gravy, Whitefish Dip with bagel chips, Creamed Corn, toast and sunnyside up egg, and Eggs Benedict. Cheerful service, great atmosphere. Highly recommend.

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3.0Dined on August 10, 2018

Parking was difficult in the area. Hit it on a slow Friday night. Service was great. Food was good but not great. Overall not enough 'wows' to bring us back.

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5.0Dined on August 10, 2018

Having passed Le Peg many times I finally got a chance to experience their cuisine. The food and service are exceptional. Very relaxed atmosphere and great bar selection. Highly recommend for an evening out.

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4.0Dined on August 9, 2018

The restaurant had a great view, reminiscent of DUMBO. I picked it for the scenery since my parents were visiting. The restaurant was beautiful and had greats service, but the food wasn't that great and was a little pricey. I would definitely go back for the bar and scenery.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2018

Awesome! Food and service was great!
Would dine here again!!

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4.0Dined on July 28, 2018

The Thanksgiving Dinner menu item was not good at all. It was cold and the food had no flavor. However, the service staff was excellent from A to Z. Chris, as well as the other staff, did an outstanding job. The wait staff took the item off the bill and replaced it with the Salmon which was good.

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5.0Dined on July 25, 2018

The atmosphere and service were outstanding! Our waiter, Chris, went far beyond the call of duty. He was very kind, helpful, and considerate of the group. He provided great insight. The food was good....but not incredible. Just good. Great presentation. Would go again...because the service was so spectacular.

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2018

Fantastic staff and food! Went for our engagement dinner and couldn’t have been any better. Had a chat with both josh and the owner Peter who were both great to talk to. S’mores dessert was incredible!

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2018

Friendly staff, nice choices on the menu, convenient to Holiday Inn Express. The food was very good. I was surprised it was empty, but maybe it's because it was still early. I will come back for sure.

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5.0Dined on July 17, 2018

First the staff - from the Manager to the floor staff, they can't be more helpful and fun. Secondly, the food - The salmon was perfect, the bbq veggies were amazing and on and on. La Peg is the best intersection of great food, great service and great ambience.

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5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

awesome. visited on a recommendation .
great food. members of our party actually went back the next night!

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5.0Dined on July 4, 2018

Great restaurant, eclectic atmosphere, food was great had the Thanksgiving dinner..

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4.0Dined on June 27, 2018

We were there for after work and happy hour until the waiter told us that happy hour is only at the bar--that was a disappointment; it should be anywhere in the restaurant. Overall it was good and the scenery looking at the BF bridge was beautiful--great place to go after work or after anything; Just sit at the bar if you want reduced drink prices.

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4.0Dined on June 17, 2018

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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