The Palm Philadelphia
At The Palm, our philosophy is simple: Treat guests like family, serve great food, and always exceed expectations. That philosophy was born in 1926, when Pio Bozzi and John Ganzi opened the first Palm in New York City, sharing their commitment to quality and generosity of spirit with every guest who walked through their doors. What began as a restaurant became a legend -- a place to not only enjoy an excellent meal but also catch up with old friends, close business deals, and celebrate family milestones. Known for our Prime Aged Steak and Whole Nova Scotia Lobsters, the menu also includes our renowned Italian signature dishes, including Chicken Parmigiana and Veal Martini, as well as an award-winning wine list.
Server Dennis was excellent. Friendly and attentive.
Appetizer of panko breaded scallops in chili sauce was excellent, as was shrimp Bruno.
The filet mignon we ordered was requested cooked medium. It came as well done. Disappointed, especially at the price
they have the most tender veal and chicken parm ive had in my life. the lobster bisque is also on point. i def recommend any of the italian dishes you wont regret it.
veal parm was the best veal parm i ate in my entire life. the italian dishes here all taste homemade. my friend got the chicken parm and it was so tender. i would def recommend their italian dishes here.
The meat was disappointing, considering it’s kind of a steak restaurant. We had filet and rib eye and both were chewy. There were 4 of us at dinner and the sides were delivered to the table before 2 of the entrees arrived. So overall, for the price, just an average meal.
Great ambience and when my order was not properly prepared a replacement was efficiently provided. Great staff (David) and Manager
I am a very long term customer and fan of the Palm in D.C.I've also visited The Palm in numerous other locations.This was my first visit to the Palm in Philadelphia.Food and service were outstanding as I expected. The extra bonus of this Palm is the property.This is the most beautiful Palm I've ever visited,the choice of the Bellevue hotel was a fine one.Keep up the great work.
Everything was just about what one would expect from The Palm. Unfortunately, our waiter was not paying attention to empty wine glasses and he disappeared when we wanted desert menus and to receive the desert that was ordered.
Wonderful Rosh Hashanah dinner at the Palm. Our server Darnell was topnotch. The food was excellent and ample. We were there a few weeks ago and had a super experience then as well. You can see how the changes in chef/ staff have helped since a horrible experience many months ago.
Only issue was one bartender was somewhat rude to my daughter.
I still highly recommend.
I am so glad that the old Palm is back!!!
Great location, a PHL landmark, but really, the food and drinks are grossly overpriced and average at best. It is also extreme loud and not conducive to having a conversation.
Good food and service. Way, way, way too expensive.
Always meets my expectations. Food, drink, service, ambiance and especially the lobster.
Excellent service, sub par food. Everyone was very helpful. We had the ribeye and salmon with mashed potatoes and green beans. The garlic mashed potatoes had too much garlic, the steak was good, but the salmon was bland!
I had a beautiful experience
The Salmon was tasteless. The prices were over priced. Service was ok not outstanding. We will not go back.
The Palm Restaurant is still a great restaurant, that's why we selected it as one of our Restaurant Weeks dinners. Unfortunately, that's the problem. Our reservation was verified, and then we were escorted to our seats. However, we were given the regular menu, not the Restaurant Week menu. We didn't say anything because we want to take anything away from our dinner, so we ordered and paid our bill. Please ask the staff to be mindful of how they value their guest.
The Palm is a truly upscale restaurant as we expected. My husband and I had an early dinner there prior to going to the theatre on a Saturday night. On-line we had found that the Palm had a "Theatre Menu" and we decided in advance of our visit to order from that menu to save a bit of money. However, we were told by our server that the Theatre Menu was not available on Saturday night although we had not seen that information at their website. So, we ordered from their full menu and paid a bit more than we expected although the food was great. Later at home I checked their website again and did not see information listed about the unavailability of the Theatre Menu on Saturday night. Either I missed it or it may not be prominently displayed.
We went with friends to lunch at the palm after seeing it on the Restaurant Week schedule. We must have looked at an earlier (January 2019) list because when we arrived we were told they no longer participate. It certainly wasn't busy at 1pm when we arrived. We decided to stay and 3 of the 4 ordered the TWO-Course "Power Lunch" @ $26 pp. It includes hot coffee or tea but Iced Tea was extra. The three salads were substantial and fresh . The bread basket is always a winner at the Palm. The sliced steak was excellent and substantial in size with garlic mashed potatoes and green veggies. Two guests ordered the salmon and the portion was adequate. We were surprised that it was accompanied by COLD rice pilaf - cooler than room temp. And there was only about 3 tablespoons of it on the plate with the salmon. The rice was flavorful but a surprise that it was served cold. The fourth diner ordered the Steakburger and it was cooked a perfect medium rare and had LOTS of fries.
Dessert was extra so no one ordered it.
Service was very professional.
Lunch before the Philadelphia Orchestra
I ordered a pre-fix meal. The Caesar salad was distinctly uninspiring! The dressing was oily and had no taste of either garlic or Parmesan. The grill salmon was exquisitely prepared and the red pepper sauce was very good as well. The toasted orzo salad ( what there was of it ) was also well prepared and very tasty. Just a shame there were only about 3 tablespoons of it!
My server David was excellent!
Food was good. Crab salad had a lot of crab on it but lettuce was unappealing. Burgers were very good. Noise level too high and cold air was blowing right on us. We asked them to turn it down but we still felt it blowing cold air even though outside was not hot.
We had dinner before seeing the show Hamilton. The restaurant was pretty quiet that night. Our waiter gave us good service.
My husband and I shared a 24 ounce porter house. It was cooked to perfection. We had mushrooms, creamed spinach and 3 cheese potatoes au’gratin. Yum!!!!! Our service was attentive and the room we were in was comfortable. We will definitely be back when we come into Philadelphia for our quarterly attendance at the Walnut Street Theatre.
Exceptional dining experience
Great food, superb service!
Birthday . Server brought our ordered desserts with a candle. Very nice
Excellent food, location and service. Our waiter Gabriel was wonderful- attentive and helpful! One of our favorite spots in Philly!
We enjoyed a meal at this restaurant pre-theatre. The staff was very aware of our time constraint and the food was excellent as was the wine selection.
great atmosphere, great time, food and service were over the top
Went with a party of ten and had a great time
Will surely return
We arrived early on a Wednesday evening but were seated immediately. Our waiter. (I forget his name) and his assistant (Gus) we’re both very attentive and friendly. Our appetizers and entrees were delicious and prepared as ordered. They even remembered it was our wedding anniversary (as mentioned when I made the reservation) by including a candle with the delicious and very large portion of carrot cake desert.
The Palm is a bit pricey and sides are extra, but served family style so the portions are quite large for two people.
I would certainly recommend the Palm to anyone looking for a quiet and romantic dinner.
The Palm is a go-to destination for consistent quality and excellent service in a refined, but fun, atmosphere.
My husband and I went to the Palm for an anniversary dinner. Our server was beyond pleasant and professional. She really enhanced an already special occasion for us. The food was great, the pacing was perfect and we fully enjoyed every aspect of our evening.
The summer lobster special is a good deal $99 for two people
Love the Palm in Philly. Julie the GM is awesome
Phil at the bar is the best
Very good as always here! Very gluten/celiac friendly, they even had a flourless cake on the dessert menu.
Great service however the wait seemed very long. Maybe not the most tender filet Steak and a little light on the seasoning but still very flavorful. Really enjoyed the summer lobster special for 2. Nice value but would be good to have a little bit of a differentiator such as an additional dipping sauce or something like that. The spinach soufflé was a little too thin for my particular taste. And I would have liked to have a little bit of sherry poured on my lobster bisque.
I’m sorry this is full of complaints but we still left satisfied and glad we came. Everyone was so hosptiable from beginning to end and that just makes a huge difference.
Food was wonderful! Service was outstanding
Food and service was excellent. There for a business dinner and it was wonderful.