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1405-07 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3807
+1 215-735-7700
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb chops” (73 reviews)
“estia chips” (40 reviews)
“spanakopita” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1405-07 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3807
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took advantage of Restaurant Week. Had a reservation for 8:30 PM. Showed up a few minutes early and were seated right away. The restaurant is large and inviting, and it was packed on this night. That didn't seem to impact neither the food (with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rikter
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner at Estia after a show at the Academy of Music-literally out the side door of the Academy. We were seated in a little nook with wooden beams and felt like we were in a Greek taverna. The Estia Chips are excellent and their...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank happytraveler716
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This has always been a great food and dinning experience.The atmosphere is beautiful, the staff professional and friendly. They offer “pre fixed” menu as well as “al a cart” Greek food. The pre fixed gives a nice portion and the food itself is artistcally presented....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lookinforelvis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming, atmospheric restaurant with well prepared Greek/Mediterranean style food. Prices are out of proportion to the amount of food but this approach seems to be the norm in upscale urban restaurants. An appetizer sampler platter of 3 small servings of yogurt, roasted eggplant, and roasted...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marc S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered off of theater lunch menu. Ordered moussaka, lobster special and seafood souvaki. Food was good but not excellent like other times we have visited. Location is great, across the street from the Academy and 1 block form Kimmel.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Laurie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the reviews you read about this place are true. Outstanding food, excellent service! Try the octopus-excellent and we were unsure about it. Would get it again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank momteach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated Christmas Eve with dinner at Estia. Our party of seven was seated at a large round table...perfect. We had a choice of menus to choose from...lunch, theater, dinner. Most chose from the lunch which included an appetizer and a main course. Everyone enjoyed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bfam123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We held our company Christmas dinner at Estia this year, and it was a great experience in every respect. The restaurant has an upscale Mediterranean vibe, complete with stone archways, traditional pottery, and photos of famous Greek locales. It's quite immersive, and I was reminded...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank compozr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at Estia about 6 or so times over the years, and it never disappoints. Recently I went to lunch with my husband and we had the $20 lunch special. I couldn't believe the amount of food we got for such a small...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kbially
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The restaurant specializes in Greek Cusine. Their prices varie but I wouldn’t necessarily call them cheap. The manager came over to our table to ensure our visit was pleasant then to our surprise sent over some OUZO to finish off the meal. The ambiance is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Steffromphilly
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Pamela C
October 30, 2016|
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Response from Nigel G | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, but smart casual would be consistent with other diners.
September 29, 2015|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
I always park in the Bellevue hotel right next door
Maxine S
April 25, 2015|
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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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405-07 Locust Street, 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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