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Talula's Garden

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210 W Washington Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3514 (7th between Walnut and Locust)
+1 215-592-7787
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's always a challenge going to a restaurant on your own so I picked one with outstanding reviews. I don't like to be so out of step but this was frankly very disappointing. Was given a table away from the main restaurant next to the waiters station. Not a great welcome for someone by themselves. Beer served in 12oz cans... More 

Thank poolegw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In my view, this is one of the real gems in downtown Philadelphia. Consistently excellent and often underrated by the "experts". Yes, the rate it high - I think it should be higher!! Treat yourself - do the tasting menu with the wine pairing and be prepared for a great evening!! You will not be dissapointed!!

Thank Brian D
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a beautiful February evening Talula's Garden opened their outdoor space- so delightful and cozy with heat lamps. Wide selection of reasonably priced wine by the bottle. Staff was very familiar with menu including the cheeses available for cheese plates. We shared a chopped salad which was plentiful for two after complimentary pepper brioche. Hubby had lamb shoulder which was... More 

Thank happytraveler1528
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had such a wonderful meal. We ordered a cheese plate after dinner and before dessert. It was stellar. Great wait staff. Friendly and helpful. I'm thinking that we should make Talula's Garden an every Saturday night thing!

Thank mmaervt
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Talula's receives very good reviews, so we (group of 4) decided to check it out for brunch. It was a dreary, rainy day, but I can imagine how beautiful the outdoor seating is on a warm day. The inside is also really pretty. Wade, our server, did a wonderful job. He was patient and cooperative, when we requested his assistance... More 

Thank mamakinrocks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was queit and intimate, food was fabulous! Night out with the wife like, food couldn't have been better. Was the perfect experience.

Thank Puppylover17 S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a rare venue that works for whatever you need. Drinks after work, business dinner, closing that 3rd date deal... or just a lovely meal. Most favorite Philly restaurant.

Thank Philip M
Pennsylvania, US
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere was really lovely. The brunch entree prices are really high and the food was okay but there seemed to be a mismatch between price and value. The crispy Brussels sprouts looked beautiful on the Eggs Benedict but their taste seemed to compete with the rest of the dish. The egg with brisket gravy was served with a delicious... More 

Thank nylady21
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want great Continental food in a beautiful setting, this is the spot, Lots of Italian specialties with original approaches and fine ,tradiiitonal favorites were available,

Thank lounatali
San Francisco, California
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I met some friends at this restaurant during our stay in Philadelphia. The restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel and did have an outside heated patio (which we did not use). Even though we had a reservation we did have to wait for roughy 20 minutes to sit. While this was a little frustrating they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Washington Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3514
    (7th between Walnut and Locust)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-7787
Behind the wrought iron gate, past the herbaceous patio and through the atrium is Talula's Garden, the warm and elegant Washington Square eatery from Aimee Olexy and Starr Restaurants. The modern menu, prepared with carefully-sourced ingredients and a light European touch, changes with the seasons. The artful cuisine, hospitable staff, sustainable spirits, and a focus on cheese make the dining experience here incredibly memorable.

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