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For 2
Date
Sun, 2/25
Time
8:00 PM
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Valley Green Inn

4.4
958 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Located in the Wissahickon Valley, the inviting atmosphere of Philadelphia's last remaining roadhouse is one of the city's best kept secrets. The Valley Green Inn is just waiting to be found in the bustling metropolis of America's Birthplace.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Continental
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(215) 247-1730
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AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Fireplace, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, Valley Green Inn can accommodate all your special event needs.

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What 958 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.6
ambience
4.0
value
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipLeah (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Very nice setting with wood-burning fireplace. Good service and food.

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MattM 
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Wonderful experience. Will definitely be back again.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The setting was wonderful. Dinner with close friends, snow falling outside.
But much of the food is plain or actually bad. The burger had obviously been a small frozen disk, and wasn’t much improved by cooking and coverings. Fries were really soggy. Friends catfish had clearly been plucked directly from the frier and dropped on the rice, looking like a hunk of kfc. So dissapointing to have such a pleasant nice setting have poor food.

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AaronB (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

My food was not warm enough when received. Flavor of food (3rd course) not ideal. Dessert taken to go, got home, not what was ordered. Valentine''s dinner expensive and left a lot to be desired.

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stevec (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This was our first time visiting Valley Green Inn, even though we've walked past it many times. We went for the exclusive Valentine's Day 4-course prix-fixe dinner, and it was worth every penny! Highlights were the Seared Tuna appetizer, Honeycrisp Apple soup, and the cooked-to-perfection(medium rare) Prime Rib. And the wine and Red Velvet cake were pretty amazing too. EAT HERE!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Very nice time.

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vipLes58 (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

I started with the hummus which had a nice flavor but was served on bread. Thought it was an odd preparation. My husband had onion soup which he thought was fine. My main dish was the salmon. Very small portion of salmon. My husband had meatloaf and it was burned on the bottom. He wasn't happy with his selection.

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Jason5 (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Pleasant environment despite inappropriate pop music, albeit soft, in the background. Open Table seating request and notation that this was a birthday were ignored. Do restaurant staffs even read these requests? Food / drinks good.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Went for dinner at 530. It was super quiet. Probably gets more busy when it’s warm weather. Service was excellent good cocktails.

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vipElrob (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

A great destination when hiking the Wissahickon Valley trail! Food is great and good sized portions. We often take out of town guests here after a hike. Just lovely! Great to sit outside afterwards by the river!

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LindaS (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

The only negative was they offer muffins and they use to be. This particular morning the basket contained what appeared as the ends of bread
Hard and very small bits of bread. Not edible.

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EatingDoc (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

We have a great meal next to the fireplace. Food was excellent, room was quiet and surroundings was conducive to great conversation.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

This is one of the most romantic restaurants I have ever been in. Staff is attentive. Ambiance is otherworldly and all around fine dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

The meal choice was fantastic. 4 stars only because the desserts were a little disappointing and there was a draft by the window seat, probably because the fireplace is not getting enough combustion air.
The waiter Andy was great and even inquired to the Chef about the process used to slow roast the vegetables which were perfect. Fluffy gnocci were a first, and worth a repeat trip. Impressive menu and quaint low key classy dining experience.

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vipDADEJD38 (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

I absolutely love this restaurant. Food is delicious. Ambiance is amazing.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

We visited on Christmas Eve. The food was excellent, the wait staff was very efficient and pleasant. The restaurant is in the park, very much off the beaten path, and very small and cozy. The building is from the colonial period (or so) and the ambiance couldn't be better. It isn't cheap but it's well worth it.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Great atmosphere. Wonderful service. Fantastic food. Beautiful setting. Comfortable. Friendly. Just a fabulous place.

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Robin (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Enjoyed setting, food and friends..
A great Start to Christmas weekend...

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Irene's service was excellent. Our cozy table by the fire was fantastic.

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vipNickle (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

Wonderful setting for meeting a friend for a Christmas lunch. We each ordered the split pea soup, a special of the day, which was excellent. We each ordered the crab cake appetizer which was beautifully presented, tasty and enough for a nice lunch. The waitress was very friendly. My only negative comment was it was a bit loud, considering it was not a full house.

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KimS (Jackson Hole)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

I was looking for a quiet spot for a holiday lunch and this waas perfect. The food was very good, the atmosphere was nice and we were able to converse without problem.
It's a gem in the city with the ability to take a nice walk along the Wissahickon after.

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Jeffe (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Lunch was an exquisite moment, with the snow falling in the ghosty trees arching over the creek, seen through an eighteenth-century mullioned window with a small wreath like a halo hanging in the center. The food was delicious, the room was warm with the fire cracking and the friendly murmur of other voices.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 4, 2017

Beautiful, historic location. My Duck Cassoulet was the best meal I've had in some time. Service was prompt and attentive without being overly familiar. Great experience overall.

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RickR (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on December 3, 2017

The setting and building is outstanding. We had brunch in a small dinning room. Brunch is a great way to experience this historical building and the surrounding location. Unfortunately, our room was extremely hot - by wood fireplace and radiator heat. But, everyone loved the fireplace. Will definitely go back!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on November 20, 2017

Food was pretty good; lavender creme brulee excellent. Noise level in the fireplace room was untenable. Our server Andy was attentive but stretched thin. If I return, I'll try different entree and the bar dining room.

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vipsouthphillygirl (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Meal was fantastic. Service was good. Will be making a return visit soon. Husband and son raved about their entrees which included meatloaf and pork.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 5, 2017

I have created a special memory for the 2 of us. Celebrated a very special person’s bday couldn’t have chosen a better place! Loved it!!

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JSSS (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

A lovely evening. Service was attentive. Rustic, historic inn.

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vipdj94 (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Surprisingly nothing on the lunch menu really appealed to us. Enjoyed the history and location more than the food. Server was very nice but her tables were scattered all over making it hard for her to stay on top of things. Not a bad experience but we felt it could be much better.

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vipspatripper (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

The food was good, portions reasonable, and we had no complaints with the kitchen. The host ignored our reservation, which we later had to correct with OpenTable. Our server didn't appear until 15 minutes after we were seated, then took another 15 minutes to get our drinks. Then she just never came back. We were eventually able to get the host to find our check while we waited at the desk to pay it.

I'd love to come back here, because it's so nice outside, and the inn is cozy. But I probably won't ever set foot in here again after the horrible service.

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