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Red Owl Tavern

4.5
4.5
1422 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Neighborly meets sophisticated at Red Owl, a modern tavern in the heart of Old City, just across from the Liberty Bell. Among soaring windows and cozy tables, the kitchen serves up smart, stylish takes on American staples (a cheesesteak never tasted as good as ours, made with premium shaved rib-eye). When paired with craft beers and classic cocktails, it’s a clever balance of fancy and familiar, with a dash of Philly flair.


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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 21 times today
Experiences are available.

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Gastro Pub, Contemporary American
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 7:30 am–11:00 am Sat, Sun 8:00 am–10:00 am Brunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–3:30 pm Sat 10:00 am–4:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 4:30 pm–10:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (215) 923-2267
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Catering
    Red Owl Tavern literally corners the cradle of liberty. Uniquely situated across from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, this American eatery features soaring windows that bring Philadelphia's energy inside. From our uniqure Shanghai Boardroom, intimate Chef's Table, and social atmosphere of the Mezzanine Level, it's hard not to find the perfect spot for your private event! Red Owl has the roots of a true tavern - so ideas can be exchanged over a great meal and a cold drink. It manages to be old, new and free-thinking. Just like Philly.
  • Private party facilities
    Red Owl has the roots of a true tavern. It manages to be old, new & free-thinking all at once. Whether you're a group of 10 or of 300, we will tailor a setting that feels just right for you!
  • Private party contact
    Jacqueline DeLawrence: (267) 386-9502
  • Neighborhood
    Old City
  • Cross street
    Corner of 5th & Chestnut
  • Parking details
    Selfpark at Autopark at Independence Mallhttp://philapark.org/garages/Independence-mall/41 North 6th StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19106•Evening – Enter after 5:00 PM – $9.50 – (Sunday through Thursday)•Enter after 5PM, exit before 3 AM – $5.00 (Friday & Saturday)
  • Public transit
    Market East Station - When exiting the station walk East on Market Street until you reach 5th street. Make a right onto Chestnut St. For additional directions please see http://www.monaco-philadelphia.com/map/index.html
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Dinner & Show (Murder Mystery) Cheers to Murder

    $82.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Join us in Red Owl Tavern before or after your show. Enjoy our delectable three course meal, then head over to our partner Red Rum Theatre where you can experience a one-of-a-kind murder mystery show. Jan-Feb features: Murder at the Perk. Dinner reservations are booked for after the 5PM show or prior to the 8PM show. Select one appetizer, one entrée, and one dessert: Appetizers: Caesar Salad, Potato Pierogi, Crispy Meatballs, Heirloom Squash Soup Entrées: Sweet Potato Risotto, Chicken Schnitzel, Tavern Burger, Cauliflower Shawarma (vegan option), Arctic Char Dessert (before or after the show): Caramel Bread Pudding, Vegan Olive Oil Gateaux **Reservations Required
    Dinner & Show (Murder Mystery) Cheers to Murder Photo
  • Thanksgiving Grand Buffet in our Ballroom 2024

    $95.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Nov 28, 2024 only
    Enjoy all the Thanksgiving Classics, as well as special creations from Executive Chef, Charles Vogt. $95/ADULT, $35/CHILD (12 AND UNDER) plus applicable taxes and gratuity. Liquor, Beer and Wine available for purchase at our Bar. 2 Seatings 1st Seating: 2pm - 4pm 2nd Seating: 5:30pm - 7:30pm Dining is for 2 hours and will be held in the LAFAYETTE BALLROOM Due to Limited Seating we will not be offering any cancellations or refunds.
    Thanksgiving Grand Buffet in our Ballroom 2024 Photo
  • Pre-Theater Menu

    $45.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Come in and enjoy a 3-Course meal before your show or event in the city. $45.00 Select one appetizer, one entrée, and one dessert: Appetizers: Caesar Salad, Potato Pierogi, Crispy Meatballs, Heirloom Squash Soup (vegan) Entrées: Sweet Potato Risotto, Chicken Schnitzel, Tavern Burger, Cauliflower Shawarma (vegan option), Arctic Char Dessert (before or after the show): Butterscotch Parfait, Vegan Olive Oil Gateau **Reservations Required

Offers

  • 1/2 off Wine Mondays

    Multiple dates available
    Mon - 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    WINE A BIT Mondays 12PM - 7PM Join us every Monday for 50% off wines by the bottle. Wine by the Bottle List only, Wines by the glass bottles are not part of the 50% off special.

    1/2 off Wine Mondays Photo
  • Mimosa Brunch

    Multiple dates available
    Sun - 10:00 AM - 1:45 PM,Sat - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Join us for brunch and enjoy $22 bottles of Sparkling Wine* paired with a selection of fresh juices. Saturday and Sunday's! *with the purchase of an entree

    Mimosa Brunch Photo

What 1,422 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

1,422 Reviews
  1. CarolineL

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was great food, great service! A little on the pricey side for brunch, and was loud, but would absolutely go back for the food and environment. Our server, Janae, was amazing!

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  2. CurlyQ1963

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Had brunch on a very busy Saturday with a very large group (13 people). They were able to accommodate even a last minute addition. Food was very good and service was also very good and not rushed.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Tucson

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great waitress. Good food . Noisy atmosphere but what else is new.

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  4. SusanH

    Seattle

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food. Excellent service. Delicious drinks. Good energy.

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  5. AndreaE

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    I have never before given a critical review to any restaurant, but this was such a dreadful experience that I want to warn any future customers from going to this establishment.

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  6. CCHO

    Orlando

    48 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Love locations portion too large. Wish waitress mentioned size we could have split a cheese steak sandwich

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  7. ERMediaPA

    Philadelphia

    27 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, great service, a little loud next to the bar, and a little pricier than anticipated, but overall a very nice dinner! Would definitely recommend.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful breakfast. Staff was pleasant, accommodating, and very helpful. Kristin, General Manager, stopped by and ensured everything was great. Breakfast Jawn Sandwich was delicious. Will return!

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  9. Beth

    Minneapolis

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 18, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Decent food but fairly expensive for breakfast I ordered coffee, 2 eggs, and toast and the total was approximately $20

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I really loved my server , her energy was lovely and I really appreciated her

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Red Owl Tavern using the Order Online button. Red Owl Tavern also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (215) 923-2267.

Red Owl Tavern is rated 4.5 stars by 1422 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 21 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Red Owl Tavern

433 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Corner of 5th & Chestnut
  • Neighborhood
    Old City
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 7:30 am–11:00 am Sat, Sun 8:00 am–10:00 am Brunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–3:30 pm Sat 10:00 am–4:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 4:30 pm–10:00 pm Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Gastro Pub, Contemporary American
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Selfpark at Autopark at Independence Mallhttp://philapark.org/garages/Independence-mall/41 North 6th StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19106•Evening – Enter after 5:00 PM – $9.50 – (Sunday through Thursday)•Enter after 5PM, exit before 3 AM – $5.00 (Friday & Saturday)
  • Public transit
    Market East Station - When exiting the station walk East on Market Street until you reach 5th street. Make a right onto Chestnut St. For additional directions please see http://www.monaco-philadelphia.com/map/index.html
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (215) 923-2267
  • Catering
    Red Owl Tavern literally corners the cradle of liberty. Uniquely situated across from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, this American eatery features soaring windows that bring Philadelphia's energy inside. From our uniqure Shanghai Boardroom, intimate Chef's Table, and social atmosphere of the Mezzanine Level, it's hard not to find the perfect spot for your private event! Red Owl has the roots of a true tavern - so ideas can be exchanged over a great meal and a cold drink. It manages to be old, new and free-thinking. Just like Philly.
  • Private party facilities
    Red Owl has the roots of a true tavern. It manages to be old, new & free-thinking all at once. Whether you're a group of 10 or of 300, we will tailor a setting that feels just right for you!
  • Private party contact
    Jacqueline DeLawrence: (267) 386-9502
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