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Talula’s Garden

4.9
4.9
12695 Reviews
$50 and over
American
Behind the wrought iron gate, past the herbaceous patio and through the atrium is Talula's Garden, the warm and elegant Washington Square eatery from Aimee Olexy and Starr Restaurants. The modern menu, prepared with carefully-sourced ingredients and a light European touch, changes with the seasons. The artful cuisine, hospitable staff, sustainable spirits, and a focus on cheese make the dining experience here incredibly memorable.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 109 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (215) 592-7787
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Charles Parker
  • Private party facilities
    Private Event Information can be found on our website https://talulasgarden.com/
  • Private party contact
    Kerri Sitrin - kerri@starr-restaurant.com: (267) 238-3651
  • Neighborhood
    Washington Square
  • Cross street
    7th between Walnut and Locust
  • Parking details
    None
  • Additional
    Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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What 12,695 people are saying

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4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

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12,695 Reviews
  1. Arabrabwl

    New York City

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful service and fabulous food. The wine list is not very good.

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  2. CSwizz

    Philadelphia

    36 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall, Talula’s Garden was phenomenal; however, they missed the mark with my daughter’s severe tree nut allergy, which was clearly stated in the notes when I made the reservation. My daughter had the handmade ravioli pasta, which contained pesto. She wasn’t sure initially, but became symptomatic within minutes of eating her meal. Unfortunately, Walnut Street, her shoes, and many pedestrians experienced the aftermath. Thankfully, my daughter is fine this morning and didn’t need to go to the emergency room or worse, perish. I implore the chef and the entire cooking crew to please adhere to patrons’ allergies. Not only did my daughter have a scare, I was given a salad dressing that contained cinnamon, which I have a severe allergy to and included that in the notes as well. As a high end restaurant, you must do better in respecting your patrons’ food allergies. Ensuring your customers have a great dining experience shouldn’t come at the price of becoming ill.

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  3. Ntliexo

    Los Angeles

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My husband had the Marsala pork chop and I had the crispy branzino. Both were absolutely delicious. He usually isn’t a fan of mushrooms so we’re both were surprised that he ate it all! Our server Kenny was friendly and gave us enough time in between courses. Only thing is the bill was almost $200 just for two people and we didn’t have any alcohol.

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  4. ToddR

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Ambiance is really fun. Garden patio with fun cookbooks inside. The food was outstanding. Loved the cabbage side especially! Branzino skip perfectly crispy. Mushroom soup was great! Gotta get the. Biscuits. Ask for server Francis.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    She is an icon. Talula's was where I took Mom tonight and holy hot diggity damn this was good. One of my favorites and I appreciate how Talula can consistently make good quality food while switching up dishes and ingredients. 7/5 stars. (bit spency though but I'd argue it's worth it.)

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  6. MelindaR

    Philadelphia

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious and inventive. We truly enjoyed ourselves.

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  7. patriciaB

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love Tallulahs. Matt our server was wonderful.

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  8. BillW

    Greater Boston

    27 reviews

    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What an amazing meal! Everything was fantastic, freshly made and tremendously prepared! We started with the seasonal cheese platter (strawberries, goat cheese and balsamic drizzle)- very tasty. Next I had the mushroom soup which was flavorful and simply delicious. Entrees included the vegan option for my wife (it came beautifully displayed and ready to be mixed together. Super flavors all blended together, although the jalapeños were quite spicy. I chose the chicken with Gnocchi. It always great, the sauce was tasty and the chicken was perfect, but the highlight was the gnocchi. They were cooked well, but then seared on a griddle to be amazingly crispy. I’ve never had them that way but will definitely be trying to make that at home. The carrot cake with the ice cream was just perfect.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Waited for almost 20 min for the server to come to order drink and food. In the meantime only water. They didn’t even apologize for the wait. Very disappointed to choose this place to spend my birthday dinner

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  10. ML2023

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food & the service were really, really good. We sat on the patio and the ambiance was charming but the chairs were very uncomfortable. They need cushions! Takes away a little bit from the experience!

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  11. MelissaD

    Denver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The service was impeccable- the food was stellar. The only thing I would change would be the noise level it’s a bit loud for family dinner. Over all excellent

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  12. Kayla

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    I always really liked it here and the price to portion ratio has always been high, but this time i was upset that i made my reservation 2 weeks in advance asking for the garden since we were celebrating something and the staff sat me indoors anyway and said it would be a 40 min wait for the garden, even though they did see my request. And it felt like a big deal considering i spent a lot of money to eat there for the experience

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  13. TadN

    Philadelphia

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoyed a wonderful anniversary brunch and was very pleased with everyone Kevin was a very helpful and attentive server

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  14. Mecky

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A wonderful place in all regards, for any kind of occasion.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was amazing! The GF banana chocolate chip muffins were delicious.

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  16. murph

    Chicago

    110 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    110 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything at Talula's was terrific. Our server Tatum was friendly and attentive. The Happy Camper and Minimalist cocktails were delicious. The Cheddar chive biscuits are heavenly. Everyone pronounced their entrees - spatchcocked chicken, salmon, steak and pork chop - perfect. The strawberry rhubarb sundae was a wonderful finish.

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Menu is centered on standard farm fare with focus on quality of ingredients rather than creativity. Not wrong, just a matter of priority and everyone will find something he or she likes. Service is attentive and the staff clearly trained for both friendliness and quick turnover. It is a popular place and can feel quite tight, even while seated, so book for a weeknight if you would rather a relaxed ambience.

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  18. kpbrown

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Literally, the best meal we have ever had!!!!! Thank you. It was fabulous.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was excellent. Service was excellent as well. Will definitely be back soon…

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere. Excellent service. The food was about the best we have had.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Hands down one of the best restaurants in the city

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  22. lorip

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent staff and fabulous ambiance. Food was amazing.

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  23. Citydweller

    Philadelphia

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Talula’s Garden is my new favorite restaurant! I have lived in the city for 35 years. Each entree we ordered was super excellent. The seasonings raised the bar in the flavor department. Attention to detail did not go unnoticed. The drink specials were amazing too. We will make this our preferred destination in the future.

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is our favorite place in Philly. We live in NJ but 9/10 of our dates are at Talula’s Garden and we are big fans! Menu is great, all the food is amazing. Nice choice of cocktails, great wine list too. Their cheese board (the master class) is truly the best we’ve ever tried in the US and abroad. We always order it and look forward to it! And of course, the atmosphere is amazing and the service is always top-notch.

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  25. B2Lf

    Philadelphia

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent meal - Matthew was a great server Enjoyed thoroughly

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  26. RonD

    Pittsburgh

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is a unique restaurant with truly fresh ingredients and interesting takes on the ingredients. I loved everything here, especially the chicken and gnocchi dish. Try the biscuits as a starter! I found the restaurant to be lively and vibrant, while service was friendly and left us wanting for nothing. Truly a great place.

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  27. MEAS

    Philadelphia

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience even on a busy holiday- great service and food.

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  28. PaulW

    Philadelphia

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent Mother’s Day Brunch for my wife. We thoroughly enjoyed (considering booking for Father’s Day Brunch!

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really nice food and service!! And price is very reasonable. We ordered Salmon tartar starter and salmon, lamb bolognese for entree. For desert we had lemon cake with sorbet’s. Every dish is very nice and the server is always willing to help. At the end the waiter offered us a surprise little birthday dessert!!

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  30. table4us

    Philadelphia

    25 reviews

    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place! I love the decor, and the food was delicious! Our waiter took great care of us, we will definitely go back and sit outside when the weather is warmer!!

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  31. DanielL

    Philadelphia

    44 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great way to celebrate a birthday! Food was good as usual!

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Took some friends here to celebrate a promotion and everything was just perfect. Food was delicious, servers and bartenders were so kind and took their time explaining the dishes even though it was incredibly busy. I’ll always recommend Talula’s to people visiting Philly or for a special occasion.

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything about this place is incredible. Brought my boyfriend to my hometown to show him around and it was an unequivocal experience together. Thanks for doing it right Talula’s ❤️

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  34. Marusia48

    New York City

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It’s now my favorite place to dine in Philadelphia. Absolutely exquisite food, especially the lemon scented seafood risotto. Sitting outside along the street is the best option as the noise level indoors can be high. The service was impeccable as well.

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  35. RachelW

    Orlando

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our dinner was absolutely delicious and the service was impeccable.

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  36. LauraP

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is amazing! Everything was beautifully prepared and delicious. As a vegetarian with a long-ish list of food sensitivities/allergies, I’m not the easiest restaurant patron. The staff went above and beyond in making certain I was not given any foods that I shouldn’t have. The server even managed to remember my entire list, which has never happened in any other establishment. Our dining experience was delightful. We will absolutely be returning to Talula’s Garden soon.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great, especially the starters. Service was top notch!

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  38. LucJ

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    THE place for a fabulous dinner in Philly. Beautifully decorated, exquisite refined food. Overall a near perfect experience.

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  39. BobJ

    Philadelphia

    109 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    109 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved the Caesar salad, mushroom soup (Best ever), muffins, veggie entree, chicken, and shrimp and scallops on risotto. Still one of the Best restaurants in Philly.

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  40. murr

    Philadelphia

    36 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Menu quite large, lots of interesting choices - and everything was presented beautifully and was delicious!

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Talula’s Garden is rated 4.9 stars by 12695 OpenTable diners.

Talula’s Garden does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

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 109 times today
Google Map for Talula’s Garden

210 West Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    7th between Walnut and Locust
  • Neighborhood
    Washington Square
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    None
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Charles Parker
  • Additional
    Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (215) 592-7787
  • Private party facilities
    Private Event Information can be found on our website https://talulasgarden.com/
  • Private party contact
    Kerri Sitrin - kerri@starr-restaurant.com: (267) 238-3651
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