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Kanella Grill

1001 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-6701
+1 267-928-2085
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1001 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-6701
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband and I went on a Tuesday night early. We got plenty of attention from the server. He was very helpful with answering questions and giving recommendations. It is a BYO and the prices on the food are reasonable. The food was very good...More

Thank margie840
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stumbled out of a conference at Jefferson into Kanella for lunch not knowing what to expect, and were completely delighted with every dish. Kanella seems to offer a more limited menu (more a kebob house) than than the original on Front Street, but every...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 4 November 2016

When Kanella moved out of center city Philadelphia it was a real loss. It is now back as a "kebob house"--but don't think of that as quick mediocre food. We have been there twice in a month and each time the food was excellent. They...More

1  Thank emilee l
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Authentic Greek cuisine--kebobs, spanakopita, etc... All fresh ingredients blended together in a way that delights the palate for everyone. Wonderful and fabulously delicious, definitely worth the visit. byob makes it even better. And the servers and the owner are great, caring people who really care...More

Thank Kristine C
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Tonight was the first time I had had food from Kanella Grill. The platters offered a great variety of food. Everything was the correct temperature when the food arrived. Portions were just right. Loved the chips which were actually potato wedges. Would definitely order from...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 29 September 2016

An extremely good very informal restaurant featuring kebobs -- in a sandwich or as a platter. BYOB makes it even better. The food was much like the "old" Kanella's, but very casual and informal. The "chips" are big slices of potato with a delicious flavoring....More

Thank winefishhoops
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This restaurant recently opened under the name KANELLA GRILL. We tried it out for lunch. We each ordered the gyro which was pretty good and of decent size. I think it is a great place to enjoy lunch with friends. The servers were attentive and...More

Thank SouthPhillyPT19148
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Greeted warmly & promptly seated our server's exuberance took us in for what was a wonderful dining experience. She was able to explain in detail each item on the menu to the extent we asked one another, "Do you think this is her off day...More

Thank Manbyk
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We have been going to Kanella for years. It's now at its second location--a larger space, with a variety of different ways to eat (at the chef's table, a large family style table, regular dining, and bar (with separate menu). The move has only made...More

Thank FrequentDinerTravel
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

The waitress was the most enthusiastic person I've ever met, she was very knowledgeable on the menu. The food was spot on, well seasoned, good flavors and incredible dessert. I had the dessert with the custard filling, yum! Their cocktails are out of this world!...More

Thank emmuje
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:59 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-6701
    (10th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 267-928-2085
Kanella is a Greek restaurant located in the Washington Square neighborhood of Philadelphia.
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