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Friday Saturday Sunday

261 S 21st St, Corner of 21st & Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4815
+1 215-546-4232
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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261 S 21st St, Corner of 21st & Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4815
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Reviewed yesterday

With new owners, this longtime Philadelphia favorite has gotten a wonderful makeover in both the dining room but especially the kitchen. What a fantastic meal our group of three had this past weekend. First off, the main dining room is up a steep staircase, so...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for birthday dinner, enjoyed small plates and craft cocktails. Would recommend you order based on how hunger you are not as the waiters suggest (seemed a little up selling going on). Food very good service attentive and nice atmosphere. Nice place for special...More

Thank Ragtop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by the concierge at our hotel, and thanks to a delayed arrival due to a crazy Greek Uber driver, we dropped into Fri Sat Sun a bit late and were only able to order two items before the kitchen closed upstairs, but both were...More

1  Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed 9 March 2018

It had the best vibe-delicious food and funky. it has gone upscale with a minute menu and the trendy but unappetizing trend of sharing plates-nothing I hate worse-they do it as it runes up the bill-but the choices were so limited-the wine was not very...More

Thank gay e
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were excited to be eating there and pleased that we were immediately seated. And then...Our waiter was slightly condescending and in a hurry for us to make our choices. He did back off and let us have some time to really look at the...More

Thank Wil012014
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We received a gift certificate from my daughter so decided to use it to celebrate my wife's birthday. First, we learned one can actually reserve a specific table--a nice touch. Our waiter was first rate in every category. Service was great, and he had in...More

Thank ken4401
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I have been incredibly blessed in my life to have eaten at wonderful restaurants and had delicious meals. however, this at FSS was one of the best meals, if not the best, I have ever had. Everything from the service, to the food, to the...More

Thank Mattie S
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Excellent experience, which would stand out in any city. We shared mussel toast, trotter gemelli, sea bass and a "black & tan" sundae. Food was all top notch. The service set our dinner apart from other dining in Philadelphia - expert without being condescending, willing...More

Thank davidfinch86
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal here and can't wait to go back. Waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and gave us a great recommendation on a wine. The chicken mousse delicious. The gnocchi's with pork belly unbelievably good. Never had a steak so tender and...More

Thank Jane and Bob F
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I know this place and know it well. 1975 and Philadelphia was a storefront phenom of small restaurants and Fri/Sat. became a destination. April of this year it is my birthday and I am around Rittenhouse Square and admiring its city splendor. On the corner...More

Thank David G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 S 21st St, Corner of 21st & Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4815
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-546-4232
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