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Red Owl Tavern

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433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2426 (Corner of 5th & Chestnut)
+1 215-923-2267
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri 07:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

2nd time to The Red Owl. Nothing has changed. Same great food and friendly service. Great food and coffee bar.

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PA
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner there this evening. I made the reservation through open table and they had a table ready....no wait. The salad, the entree and the dessert were just average. Nothing special but nothing bad. On the positive side, the waitress was very good. They messed up and forgot our asparagus. The waitress apologized and immediately put the order in... More 

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Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We hope you will visit again soon. More 

Niagara Falls, New York, United States
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Conveniently located near the liberty bell and independence hall . Stopped in for lunch. The cheesesteak was delish. The blbt was huge and the hamburger was great too! Service was great and fast. We would stop in again.

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Thank Maria C
Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Red Owl and look forward to you visiting again soon! More 

Newton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Poor service-waiter had no patience for us. I felt extremely pressured to order quickly as if he had no time for us, but the restaurant wasn't busy. He preferred hanging out with his co-workers to providing service and I consider us a "low maintenance" family. Poor food- my spouse's Eggs Benedict were undercooked and inedible. Two of my kids had... More 

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Thank 1911Ron11
Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am sorry to hear that your experience at Red Owl was not up to our usual standards. We apologize for this and hope you will give us another chance to make it up to you! If you would like to discuss it further, please feel free to email Christy.campli@redowltavern.com. More 

Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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442 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We got there right as they were starting up brunch on a Saturday. It wasn't crowded so we were able to be seated almost immediately. I ordered the waffle with ice cream that didn't float my boat. However, I tried my boyfriend's potatoes and they were to die for. I guess that first plate just wasn't my cup of tea.... More 

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Thank Tirzah D
Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Morristown, New Jersey
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very nice brunch at the red owl. good coffee, good orange juice,very nice fruit. Eggs less then stellar, Carbs were abundant and meats appeared fine to some in attendance.

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Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope you will visit again soon. More 

Huntington
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had lunch at the Red Owl after reading mostly good reviews. The ambiance was cool and the location was great, but the service was sloooow! Holy smokes! The menu was limited and pricey and when the food finally got to us / was disappointing. The Philly cheesesteak was so hyped up and I found it virtually inedible as the... More 

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Thank Maureen M
Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are sorry to hear that you didn't have the perfect experience that we strive for, and appreciate the feedback as it helps us continually grow and get better! If you would like to discuss the situation further, please feel free to email us Christy.campli@redowltavern.com. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a welcome stop for a very hearty lunch. The portions are quite large so be aware as everything on the menu is very tempting! Our group all loved their food and we all had different customization requests that were cheerfully fulfilled. We did have to wait in the bar area for a short time for a table but... More 

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Thank cricketboston
Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience here and will be sure to share your feedback with the team. Hope you will visit again soon! More 

Voorhees, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast was very good. We really enjoyed the homemade jam. It was a bit pricey, but on par for the area.

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Thank Donna B
Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Red Owl and hope you will visit again soon. More 

Eatontown, New Jersey
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within walking distance of historical sights we selected this as an easy stop. Comfortable and pleasing interior. Long walk to rest rooms in attached hotel. Very good Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches, our choice for our guests from Texas.

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Christy C, Manager at Red Owl Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Red Owl! We hope you will visit again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2426
    (Corner of 5th & Chestnut)
  • Public Transportation: Market East Station - When exiting the station walk East on Market Street until you reach 5th street. Make a right onto Chestnut St. For additional directions please see http://www.monaco-philadelphia.com/map/index.html
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-923-2267

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