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“Great stop for drinks” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Ranked #181 of 4,318 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: American, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: View, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: City Center West
Cross street: Walnut Street
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great stop for drinks”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

We stopped in on a muggy evening for drinks. It's a great spot to watch the park as people come and go. This neighborhood is fantastic overall.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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131 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Somewhat pricey, staff seemed a little uppity”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

First impression was that the waitress was a little snooty. The cheese tray was very delicious but somewhat skimpy. Cheapest wine on the "by the glass" menu was $10, but it tasted like a $10/bottle wine. The tuna sandwich was absolutely delicious and even better than I expected, but the "salad" that came along with it was a cold noodle salad (not what I expected, but decent). Two person lunch with tip and one glass of wine each was about $115. This included cheese tray but not dessert. Not sure I'd go back, but the view and nearby patrons were quite nice.

Visited May 2014
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Thank TravelLover8098
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“The Food Tastes Good.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

I hate to do this but...it is worth the food--only. (for a daytime visit) Not my first time here and it might have been my last. From the first interaction the staff had a bad attitude. It was a regular Sunday, my friend was visiting from New York and we wanted Rouge burgers for lunch/brunch. The hostess and service absolutely hated us and we still are not sure why; but we still left a proper tip. The restaurant was not very busy. Not sure what the problem was. Very disappointed. It's not the def top restaurant in the city. Loose the better than thou bull attitude.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank xapifafa9
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Edmonton, Canada
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1,181 reviews
682 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 484 helpful votes
“Nice Location For Outside Dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

Since the weather was so nice we decided to try out Rouge. We had a window seat to enjoy the park view. My husband really like his escargot. I thought my mussels were just OK. The duck fettuccine and hanger steak salad were delicious. Our server Bob was excellent. The place was packed with regulars. Do try the French press coffee - a great finish to a great meal.

Visited May 2014
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Thank kpatters
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Lake Mary, Florida
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168 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Lunch with a view...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

Awesome location, at Rittenhouse Square.

Great place to people watch, dog watch, and enjoy the view of the Square. The outside seating is pet friendly.

The food is amazing!

Highly recommend it!

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Thank yanksgirlinfl
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