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Taste - Society Hill

58 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Taste Restaurant at the Sheraton Society Hill serves up contemporary dining with a dash of ambiance in the heart of Philadelphia"s Historic District. Savor the best of both worlds from cobblestone streets outside our doors to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell just a short walk away. Then gather at the neighborhood's premier location for American cuisine, featuring flavors brimming with our nation's culinary style while showcasing an attitude that's all Philly.

There's plenty to talk about over a frosty microbrew from around the corner or an award-winning wine from around the world. And whether you're craving a quick bite or full meal, Taste's menu ranges from the favorites you love to the unexpected delights, all delicious and brought to you by a friendly staff. Taste is the place where new stories begin in a vibrant, welcoming environment.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Mon–Fri 6:30 am–11:00 am
Sat, Sun 7:00 am–12:00 pm
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–12:00 am
Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–2:00 am
Daily 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
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Phone number
(215) 238-6000
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Tracy Cywinski
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Private party facilities
Private dining room.
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Private party contact
Alyssa Blumberg: (267) 688-4071
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Cross street
2nd and Walnut Street
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Parking details
Valet offered through hotel. Discounted valet offered for Taste patrons.
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Come join us to watch the fighting Phils or the Eagles take flight on our six 52" HD flat screen TVs!
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 58 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
3.9  based on all time ratings
Noise · Moderate
82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipShirley (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Very surprised to learn that fries were cooked in bacon grease. The restaurant would not use fresh oil to accommodate vegetarians.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2017

Nice environment overall but really cold! Also some of the lighting was too bright. Food was good but my portion of polenta was pretty small for $17.00.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
1.0  Dined on February 4, 2017

The restaurant menu is limited for dinner. Didn't know it was located at the bottom of the Sheraton Hotel. Breakfast menu looked better, but the food was not.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 12, 2016

Svc was outstanding, food was delicious! Great portions! Well priced!! I will be visiting Tastes again!

vipSarsaparilla (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on July 30, 2016

Tasty meal, satisfactory, but not exceptional. Greek Salad OK, Steak Frites good, but served with waffle fries - unusual. Salmon good, but pricey. Brownie dessert enormous, sweet and delicious. Good coffee. Friendly & conscientious server, especially considering the late hour of our arrival at the restaurant.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on May 11, 2016

this was the only restaurant open for lunch within walking distance of the Seaport Museum where a matinee musical was playing. The lunch menu was very limited.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on September 29, 2015

With nothing the average priced lunch item being $15 or higher, this place is overpriced. None of the menu choices is terribly creative and the service was a bit lacking as well. I was especially disappointed when I ordered a quesadilla to-go as I could not dine in and instead of the typical sides of guacamole, sour cream and salsa, I was given a bottle of ketchup. I didn't discover this until off site so couldn't correct it. As I was at a conference in the hotel, I ended up eating here more than once. The other disappointment was being charged $10 for a "caprese" salad that included about a 1/2 cup of mixed greens, 1/2 tomato and 2 golf-ball sized pieces of mozzarella cheese! It's a good thing I wasn't looking for a full meal, and only something light, but it was a joke to be charged $10 for something so puny. While the food tasted fine, and it was not an unpleasant dining experience, I would not voluntarily choose to eat here in the future.

maryalice (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 19, 2015

staff was awesome. they were accomodating-helpful. made my daughters sweet 16 fabulous!

Tandy (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on May 23, 2015

Taste is worth the trip. Food is so good and the scene is nice. I will be back!

Balletgirl (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 10, 2015

a great option located in the hotel. Food was good and the crabcake sliders were amazing!

OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2015

Taste was a pleasant surprise. I would recommend to anyone! The food was awesome. Great value!!!

Zsavon (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 25, 2015


I appreciate you, John and Dan for all your efforts in making my 34th Birthday Celebration a SUCCESS!!!

Zsavon M. Ramseur

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on September 12, 2014

Everything was great! Food was delicious, staff very nice & on point.

Ty2day (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on August 9, 2014

I didn't like that no one greeted upon arrival at the restaurant or directed to a table -the table wasn't clean and the food was just ok not as tasty as I'd hoped. Overall not really a place that I would revisit

vipSunshine (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on June 7, 2014

I have to say, when we first arrived at Taste, we had a bad impression. It was freezing cold, there were hardly any other customers and the atmosphere seems a bit sterile. The food and service made up for all of that. They immediately turned down the A/C for me because I was cold and the service was warm and friendly. The barbecue chicken flatbread is a must! All of the food we ordered exceeded our expectations and the bartender made fantastic cocktails. My recommendation: Give Taste a chance.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on May 15, 2014

The service was nice and accomodating. I used open table because I was not familiar with the area, was there for a graduation and they were able to accommodate 15 people with no problem but the menu is very limited and the drinks are expensive.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on April 12, 2014

We all enjoyed our meals, although the menu is very limited. I had the Cobb salad on the recommendation of the server, but it didn't live up to others I've had. My friends all had steak and reported it was delicious, as were the special mashed potatoes, but one complained that the steak wasn't cooked as she had ordered. It was surprisingly empty for a Saturday night. The ambience
is okay, it's a nice bar. The wine list was limited, although specialty cocktails were available. Still, I would recommend it if you're
looking for a nice bar in Society Hill. Maybe it would be better to order sandwiches and burgers rather than a full dinner.

GeorgiaVette (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on March 2, 2014

Great little spot inside the Sheraton Society Hill. Quiet, convenient and very welcoming.

vipMrBlueSkies (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2014

We made last minute valentine's reservations and were a little concerned that they still had seating available. It's in the Sheraton and parking is only $7 when you eat at the restaurant, which is a pretty good deal. When we arrived, the restaurant was near empty. A few people sat at the bar and about 4 tables had patrons. We were told we could pick anywhere we wanted to sit.
We started off with Mediterranean Olives with Roasted Almonds ($5) and the Tomato with soft mozzarella appetizer ($9). The olives and almonds were very good but the other dish had just a few thinly sliced wedges of tomato and lots of mixed greens. We also shared the Cobb Salad ($15) - excellent. Cheesesteak was very good but pricey @ $15. Strip steak cooked perfectly.

Dave (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2014

The food was very good for our dinner. We both had the sirloins steak which was cooked just right. Our appetizer was tasty and our cheesecake for dessert were excellent. The restaurant was rather quiet. We sat at a table near the bar scene in the restaurant. It was not crowed and the service was very attentive. A bit pricey but overall was a very enjoyable dinner.

We also ate there for breakfast the next day. We both had the buffet. It was good but the food was only lukewarm at best. French toast was cold.