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1405 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3807
+1 215-735-7700
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb chops” (60 reviews)
“spanakopita” (31 reviews)
“estia chips” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1405 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't say enough good things about Estia. First time was a rehearsal dinner in 2011. Then just dinner for us a couple of times when we were in town. This year we had our 55th high school reunion luncheon, in March, in the lower level....More

Thank Central217
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Authentic and elegant ambiance. Convenient to Kimmel Center. The lamb chops are unbelievable. They also have a broad selection of fish.

Thank NorwoodDavis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect restaurant for pre or post theater dining. Greek restaurant heavy on fresh fish options. If you have tickets for a show be sure to let your server know and check out the special theater menu . Bar is full service and staff is very...More

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here with a group of about 40. We ordered in advance from a limited menu--choice of 4 entrees--and I thought the food was excellent. There was calamari, hummus, and spanakopita for the table when we arrived. All delicious. A salad course, which was...More

Thank OnALark_1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is among the best that you will find anywhere. My colleague had the lamb for lunch, and he could cut it with his fork as it was so tender! My fish was perfectly done as is everything else. The real pain is...More

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Pleasant atmosphere rather old fashioned. Helpful service, fresh fish perfectly cooked. Grilled sardines were excellent. Not inexpensive $125 for two with a glass of wine.

Thank JNWSuisse
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Had a great dinner at Estia before going to see "Dirty Dancing" at the Kimmel Theater.Service was outstanding and the appetizers, entree and dessert were exceptional-beautifully served and very delicious! Our waiter's recommendation of the lamb was excellent I have never had lamb that tender...More

Thank EmW579
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This lovely Greek restaurant is top notch. The appetizers and drinks are delicious and the main entrees do not disappoint. The salads are huge and fresh,The wait staff is friendly and prompt. Make reservations ,it does get crowded. Highly recommend

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is a Greek restaurant downtown. We partially selected Estia because of the ambiance. We had a great table near the window, restaurant was well lit. Bathroom was downstairs so be prepared for that if you have any people dinning with disabilities, however we didn't...More

2  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The restaurant is very pretty. The tables are well spaced so you do not feel like you are dining with your neighbors. It is not cheap but the food was very good. We started with the eggplant and zucchini chips which were a perfect accompaniment...More

1  Thank rawlr4
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Pamela C
30 October 2016|
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Response from Nigel G | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, but smart casual would be consistent with other diners.
29 September 2015|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
I always park in the Bellevue hotel right next door
Maxine S
25 April 2015|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3807
    (On Locust btwn 15th and Broad)
  • Public Transportation: Septa & Patco
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-735-7700
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