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Race Street Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
208 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1910
+1 215-627-6181
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (12 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
“wings” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1910
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2018

I really want to love this place but it's hard. Nice beer selection, but at $6 a glass.....if you stick to standard bar food (burgers, etc) OK, Speciality dishes tend to be hit or miss. Salads are over dressed. A comfy place with a wood...More

Thank joegrink
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Top notch food, quick service, it was a big portion and very good value, less than $15 for a burger, fries and drink. Its very central and would highly recommend.

Thank GMcC95
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Stopped in for lunch. They had a handful of tables outside, but we opted for inside. Decent amount of seating, but tight. Great beer selection (try a flight) and food was wonderful. Not cheap, but we felt it was worth it.

Thank JG717
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Really enjoyed a dinner - nice flavor. Good selection of craft beer on tap. Option to get sample flight of 5 beers. Music is 80's & 90's themed. They offer eating on the sidewalk but there is a bit of traffic from the red light....More

Thank Jolangfo
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Went here for food around 945 pm. They are open until 2 o'clock in the morning so it is a good place to grab some late night food. Had a few drinks and quesadilla and a burger. The food was very very good. The waiter...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We discovered this small establishment on our walk to the Betsy Ross House. We stopped in for a quick beer. I enjoyed a five beer sampler that included beer from local breweries as well as a delicious Belgian beer. The atmosphere was cozy and the...More

Thank gosteelers81
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice time on the terrace of the race street cafe! We enjoyed wine and beers accompanied with classic burgers that were very tasteful and more important very generous plate! I recommend!

Thank Marine G
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

What a great recommendation from our Holiday Inn hotel. Comfortable and cozy atmosphere. Plenty of beers on tap and the food was good.

Thank ChrisT431
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This was my first time at Race Street Cage and I am upset that I haven't visited earlier. I love the atmosphere of the dim lighting and the music was a nice variety. I reviewed the draft beer list and it was a nice selection....More

Thank PhillyShaney
Reviewed 3 January 2017

But, I had an overall disappointing dinner. First off, the faro/spinach salad I had wasn't worth the 12.50 or so I paid ... along with a ten dollar drink, I was already up to 25.00 bucks for a mediocre meal. The server was distant and...More

Thank Bryan H
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Mary R
18 October 2016|
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Response from Kathy_R-Philly | Reviewed this property |
There is metered parking on the street. If you don't mind walking a block or two there is free street parking north of there. Pay attention to the signs b/c on some streets you can park on both sides with one side limited... More
28 January 2016|
Response from LaToya D | Reviewed this property |
Not officially on the menu, but they will make grilled cheese and maybe a few other dishes that are kid-friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-6181
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