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XIX Nineteen - The Bellevue Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

XIX Nineteen - The Bellevue Hotel

4.6
4.6
3188 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
High atop The Bellevue on the 19th floor, XIX’s talented culinary team crafts New American dishes that showcase the best of Philadelphia’s culinary culture. One of the city’s highest restaurants, XIX blends classic architecture with modern interiors set against sweeping views of Philadelphia’s center city.

***Special Valentine's dinner opening on February, 12th, 2021 with a Prix Fixe Menu for $85/per person. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options will be available and libations will be available to purchase. In accordance with City of Philadelphia requirements, proof of vaccination is required to dine.***

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Fri–Sun 6:30 am–11:00 am XIX Lounge Thu–Sat 3:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (215) 790-1919

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Amy Culverwell

  • Catering

    For all parties, our top notch Sales & Events Department will work with you to detail and execute an unforgettable event. For more information please call (215) 982-4900.

  • Private party facilities

    From intimate group dinners to lavish wedding receptions, XIX functions flawlessly to create an unparalleled event embellished by breathtaking views of our beautiful city. Perched high atop The Bellevue, XIX goes above the ordinary to provide a celebration as unique as our guests.

  • Private party contact

    XIX Private Events: (215) 982-4900

  • Neighborhood

    Center City

  • Cross street

    Walnut Street

  • Parking details

    Valet is available off Chancellor Court at the entrance to The Bellevue Hotel. Hotel parking is available off Broad & Locust Streets in the Bellevue Garage with validated rates for diners. Call for more information on pricing.

  • Public transit

    Septa Broad Street Line PATCO

  • Entertainment

    State of the art Bang & Olufsen sound system. Musical accommodations artfully chosen by international music stylist Mark Barrott.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 3,188 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

    Great for Brunch

  • Philadelphia

    Great for Brunch

  • Philadelphia

    Romantic

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  1. T

    Toia

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went on my birthday 9/7 for breakfast and the ambiance and service was impeccable!!
  2. EP

    EvgeniaP

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the greatest restaurant to have a breakfast, enjoy an afternoon cocktail, etc.. Classy, with wondetful views of Philadelphia from 19th floor of Bellevue Hotel (hence the name). One of a kind places I would recommend to anyone who appreciates good food, impeccable service and simply beautiful interior.
  3. GM

    GinaMarieH

    Houston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a delicious breakfast and a beautiful morning there recently. Burgundy the hostess is lovely and was so friendly and welcoming. Can’t wait to go back.
  4. G

    Gasps

    Atlantic City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This a beautiful Beaux-Arts room, with fabulous views, great staff and tasty a breakfast. An ideal way to start the day
  5. DD

    DrDaveMaui

    Hawaii

    120 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    120 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent breakfast (buffet on Saturday and Sunday). We had just come from Club Lounge at Ritz-Carlton down the street for a couple of days, and breakfast was much better here ay XIX. Friendly calmly efficient service by Burgundy, Philip and Khalil--even though they were short-handed. Very nice selection. Greek yogurt, very good pastries (chocolate croissant, pecan danish), chicken apple sausage.
  6. JJ

    JesulaJ

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    I have dined there a few years back. I was glad to see the quality of the service has not changed. Everyone was professional the food was delicious. The ambiance was perfect for a quiet breakfast.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    Breakfast was just okay. I guess I expected more for the Price sister-in-law asked for no asparagus in her omelette and it was loaded by the time the server came back she had picked it all out no offer for a new omelette no compensation just poor management not the servers fault it
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall2food1service4ambience2
    I was very excited to try my dining experience at XIX. It was sadly very underwhelming. Everything that came to the table was cold. From the coffee to our breakfast. Cold. How can my cook to order eggs be cold? Why are my potatoes cold? The view wasn't all that exciting either. While the restaurant room itself is very pretty, being at the very top of the hotel was the allure. You're at the top for the view. The service, on the other hand, was great. They were very kind and well-mannered. But I didn't come for the company. I came for the food. And $42 for parking is absurd. I would not recommend and I would not return.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had breakfast with College buddies. Service was especially great. Our server was so attentive. We wanted for nothing and then he took group pictures for us on the balcony! Food was perfect and idyllic setting!
  10. AS

    AllieS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service was excellent, and the waiter was professional and accommodating. The manager Burgundy, showed special attention to my wife and me due to our wedding anniversary. I would recommend breakfast at the Bellevue 19 to everyone. Also, the price was right. Great.
  11. J

    Jwphilly

    Philadelphia

    13 reviews

    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Day with friends and family
  12. K

    Komal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly staff and very accommodating! The food was fresh and delicious! Worth the drive to get food here.
  13. K

    Kevin

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    We have celebrated Mother's Day at XIX before. I did not like it being moved to the ballroom. It felt impersonal. Plus the server to our table could hardly be found. I expected more for spending $900+ for a part of seven. If gratuity is included, then the service must guaranteed too.
  14. P

    Prakash

    Philadelphia

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mother's Day and Easter brunch at XIX are favorites of ours. The service and venue are always great. The FOOOD ..... :-) Highly recommended
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding Mother’s Day brunch.
  16. s

    susanm

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall3food4service5ambience2
    We've been there several times, however, not in the Ballroom. I wasn't as happy as I have been with Nineteen upstairs. It was very dark. It was a very cold, windy day and it felt like the air was on too high. Everyone was walking around freezing. I wouldn't spend that money for the Ballroom experience again. The ambiance was just not there. Big dark, cold room full of people, constantly walking around . I think it was congested with the food in the same room as the tables. We were seated next to the coffee and other stations and there were people constantly on top of us. Very uncomfortable.
  17. MC

    MarlaC

    Philadelphia

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was my first time at Mother’s Day brunch at the Bellevue Hotel, and it did not disappoint. The food was amazing and the service was exceptional. I want to personally acknowledge an employee named Rasheed who went above and beyond to make our day special. I will definitely be back!!!
  18. SH

    SteveH

    Central Coast

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a lovely way to spend Mother’s Day for brunch. I highly recommend it..
  19. DG

    DGAS

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience1
    The venue was extremely cold and simply walking from the station to my table made the food cold. I was not given any instructions about what would happen when I walked in...would a waiter introduce himself? do I get my own drinks? and we were one of the first to arrive. When I asked a worker at one of the stations, she said I had to do everything myself, eventually, a waiter did come and asked for our drinks but never came back for refills. The venue was dark too, would work for a dinner setting but not for a mother's day brunch. There was an obvious lack of organization. The front desk didn't know how to use their payment machines and I was told only apple pay worked. Fortunately, they do take apple and android pay. We were a party of 5 and were were taken to a table for 2 and we had to wait for someone to get us to the right table. There was a lack of selection. They would run out of ingredients often and I had to wait, for example, whipped cream. The food that was sitting on the stations was even cold. The employees were friendly. I don't think the employees were the problem at all, but simply however organized this, missed a lot. Not worth the $90 and it was very disappointing since this was our first Mother's Day out since the pandemic. We did the mother's day brunch here before the pandemic and my mom was very impressed. Afterward, she told me to try something new next year. Real letdown.
  20. F

    Familyof5

    Philadelphia

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrated mother's day breakfast here and it did not disappoint. Everything was perfect and we will be back again.
  21. TL

    ToyaL

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We had a terrible experience
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience2
    Made reservations but still had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. The host had an attitude and was rude. After being seated it took another 15-20 minutes just to be given water. The food was decent but the service was terrible. This was my first time dining at XIX, and will be last time dinning at the XIX.
  23. D

    Dawns

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    Had a 3:00 seating. I thought they packed up the food a little early on us.
  24. CR

    CandR

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    We attended Easter brunch here and I have to say it was quite disappointing. Of course the space is beautiful, but $300 for two people was too much for the bad experience. The $90 per person fee, was suddenly $300. We found this out when we arrived and had to give our cc card and asked if we wanted cocktails. It took 20 minutes before anyone came to our table. When we asked for a drink, we had to go to the bar where we were told we needed a wrist band which we then had to go and get. The food was spread out between four different rooms and awkward and awful. They had macaroni and cheese and dried up fish dishes in the same area with the desserts? We had to find clean silverware and clean napkins each time we returned to our table. The only thing that I could say was decent was the fresh shrimp. A huge dissappointment.
  25. F

    Foodie

    Phoenix

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Easter buffet was wonderful. Food and service was fantastic!
  26. s

    susanm

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our Easter dining experience was probably the best yet in the city. We frequently dine out and have been to Nineteen several times. EVERYONE went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable. The food was extraordinary and the service was excellent. Something for everyone. Exceptional value for the money. Already made reservations for Mothers Day.
  27. KJ

    KathrynJ

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    The buffet was delicious, great variety and excellent quality! The staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating.
  28. J

    John

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Easter brunch was great with excellent service, ambiance and great food selections on the buffet
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    8 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience5
    Very basic brunch menu. The menu and options online is not what’s available. The venue is starting to show its age a bit. The experience of dining there that we used to get simply isn’t there anymore.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love it here. Breakfast was delicious. Great service. Mimosas has more champagne than orange juice. Ambiance was beautiful.
  31. RG

    RajulG

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had the bfast and it was great. Daniel was a fantastic server. Note that the brunch is NOT on yet, we went under the impression that we will get brunch but got the bfast.
  32. ES

    EileenS

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience5
    Service was slow, but understand they recently re-opened. However food was not as hot as it could have been
  33. D

    Deby

    Philadelphia

    11 reviews

    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall3food1service4ambience5
    Beautiful room, the waiter was doing his best at our Sunday brunch, but they were obviously short staffed. Food came out after almost an hour and was cold... quite disappointing. The coffee was hot and very good. I dont mind spending a bit more for basic breakfast in such a lovely environment, but cold food, not acceptable, and makes spending the money q real waste.
  34. LC

    LizC

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The service was wonderful. The ambiance was wonderful nice view. Quiet. Food was delicious but the menu did not include a full list of ingredients. Minor inconvenience. Would go again and recommend to friends.
  35. R

    Renee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The manager was amazing & the service was warm & friendly. This was a fine dining experience that I would do again !
  36. JN

    JeremyN

    Philadelphia

    41 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Celebrating wife’s birthday. Was in the reservation notes. However, there was no acknowledgement. I believe the restaurant was in over their head. Long wait to be seated. Then sat for 25 minutes before bread delivery and drink order taken. Soup was room temperature. Medium filet mignon was well done. Dessert was beautiful but dry. Service team brought food for neighboring tables to our table on 3 different occasions. Manager nicely credited our meal by 20% without us ever complaining. Experience felt like a weeding or banquet style. Everyone gets the exact preparation. This was my first time at Nineteen and feel this was likely a blip. I can’t imagine this is typical given the reputation that they have. My wife and I will likely return when there is no price fix menu.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Waited over an hour to order drinks. Only one waitress in our section on Valentine’s Day weekend. I felt bad for the waitress, this wasn’t her fault. Management really screwed up, we unfortunately had to walk out.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Thanksgiving
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great from the food to the atmosphere
  40. p

    profviolet417

    Philadelphia

    21 reviews

    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2021

    overall4food3service3ambience5
    Beautiful room- the ballroom at the Bellevue, majestic ceilings, wrought iron balcony gates, stunning chandelier. The Thanksgiving buffet was scrumptious but everything was cold because the room was very cold; the plates were icy. Having helped myself to sides, I had to wait for a turkey to arrive, rendering everything on my plate to become very cold. When we returned from the dessert buffet, everything on our table was cleared, including water glasses and my half-drunk glass of wine. We did leave scarves on our chairs to signal that we would be returning to the table. A waiter graciously brought me a fresh glass of wine and 2 glasses of water. All in all, it was a good experience with a few glitches that could be worked on.

FAQs

XIX Nineteen - The Bellevue Hotel is rated 4.6 stars by 3188 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


Google Map for XIX Nineteen - The Bellevue Hotel

200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Walnut Street

  • Neighborhood

    Center City

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Fri–Sun 6:30 am–11:00 am XIX Lounge Thu–Sat 3:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Valet is available off Chancellor Court at the entrance to The Bellevue Hotel. Hotel parking is available off Broad & Locust Streets in the Bellevue Garage with validated rates for diners. Call for more information on pricing.

  • Public transit

    Septa Broad Street Line PATCO

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Amy Culverwell

  • Entertainment

    State of the art Bang & Olufsen sound system. Musical accommodations artfully chosen by international music stylist Mark Barrott.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (215) 790-1919

  • Catering

    For all parties, our top notch Sales & Events Department will work with you to detail and execute an unforgettable event. For more information please call (215) 982-4900.

  • Private party facilities

    From intimate group dinners to lavish wedding receptions, XIX functions flawlessly to create an unparalleled event embellished by breathtaking views of our beautiful city. Perched high atop The Bellevue, XIX goes above the ordinary to provide a celebration as unique as our guests.

  • Private party contact

    XIX Private Events: (215) 982-4900

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