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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 good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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261 S 21st St, Corner of 21st & Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Small, not quiet, but an outstanding meal. Endive salad, pork belly pasta very special. Roast chicken is a winner. Desert very good. Service is efficient if not personable. Would like to have the option to bring own wine with a corkage fee. Will visit again.

Thank Michael U
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This was my best experience in Philadelphia in my 4 months around here. The food was just great, the service was nice and the price is adequate to the overall experience.

Thank GuidoVdS
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This was, without question, the most amazing meal I’ve ever had- in my life. Chad and Hannah (owners) not only greet every guest but Chad (chef) uses such incredible flavors on his dishes that our entire table couldn’t put into words how delicious It was....More

Thank Elizabeth C
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic
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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