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Tria Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Center West
American, Bar, Cafe, Wine Bar
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123 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5126
+1 215-972-8742
16:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here while waiting to get into another restaurant in the area and I was impressed with how good all of the food was. The service was friendly and fast and a solid variety of small plates so its perfect to go here for appetizers or before a dinner.

Thank Christine M
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with good and prompt service. Attentive waiter. Had a few red wines which were great. Potato chips with aioli and turkey sandwich to eat. Can recommend it for a good wine experience and evening snack.

Thank Henning S
Kerhonkson, New York
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

When we arrived we just wanted to have a couple of glasses of wine but the bar was packed (it was a Saturday night). The hostess graciously let us sit at a table in the back and our servers were attentive and helpful. We tried a few white wines, from a sauvignon blanc and a vouvray to a couple of... More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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219 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

While traveling with college friends we went here after lunch rush time and enjoyed the atmosphere and the delicious salads. Actually found it based on a suggestion from a different restaurant that could not accommodate us!

Thank Ginny M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place for drinks and dessert. Beautiful cheese plates, wine menu, desserts. Delicious and great atmosphere.

Thank ACat2014
Manlius, New York
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Maybe I am just too old for this place. If you like dimly lit dining, loud music and tiny portions -this is the place for you! We had trouble reading the menu and hearing each other. Bruschetta was 2 tiny-about 6"x 1" pieces of good bread with greens on it . I had trouble finding anything on the menu that... More 

1 Thank SuperAtomic
Media, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had the best salad I have ever eaten: smoked duck salad with pistachios, dried cherries, grana padano and spinach. They had one of my very favorite beers on tap: Fat Head Head Hunter's IPA. We had a lovely table on the sidewalk, in shade thanks to umbrellas. What made it the perfect lunch: excellent service. My husband's sandwich, albacore tuna,... More 

Thank Rikter
Nashville, Tennessee
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153 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Yummy in my tummy! Light snacks. Great beer and wine. Cheers to the people watching. Take an hour enjoy your cheese and wine. Great friendly service. Philly is a wonderful town.

Thank S-Badventures
Mashpee, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great spot, excellent wine selection. You can choose your cheeses from around the world, each that comes with a side like fig, chopped mushroom & garlic, or muddled strawberries & champagne. The staff were great and helped us choose perfectly paired wines to enjoy with our cheeses.

Thank SBH62
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Tria cafe on 18th St. has fantastic small plates and salads so it's a perfect spot for lunch with friends. I've tried all the small plates but would find it impossible to choose a favorite; they're all delicious. The beet salad and the duck are also personal favorites but I've never heard anyone say a negative word about any of... More 

Thank stephses

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Cafe, Wine Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5126
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-972-8742

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?