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City Center West
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1713 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1528 (17th Street)
+1 215-545-4448
17:30 - 22:00
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Peekskill, New York
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237 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Let me cut right to the chase 45 bucks and an absolutely delicious 5 course dinner, hard to beat - very creative kitchen, every dish they sent out was a winner! Bring your own wine, even better, pick a delicious bottle from your wine cellar - don't be stingy - because the food deserves it. Only gripe, the service, while... More 

Thank Peakclimber46
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

A small BYOB restaurant, pumpkin always has a nice vibe, especially for a BYOB. My wife and I have eaten at Pumpkin many times and consistency is the key. Pumpkin is consistently tops in service, food and value. Appetizers - apps come in a nice size portion. they rotate the menu so always be on the lookout for newer apps... More 

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Sharon, Vermont
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207 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Interesting and thoughtfully prepared food, great small location and excellent service. We were initially a party of 4, joined by a fifth person who only visited and drank wine (and remember this is a BYOB, so the restaurant got nothing out of it, basically). No problem at all. Excellent food-- two had monkfish, one duck, one trout--- well prepared, fairly... More 

Thank ordinarymind
Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We went to Pumpkins on Feb 13th. They had there special Valentines menu. We really enjoyed every course we had. Food was amazing and innovative. The service was wonderful and attentive. Would love to try again on a non holiday weekend

Thank judystephen
Greenville, South Carolina
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

We did the 5 course tasting menu. All were great. Our favorites were the beef tartar, carrot soup and the cheese course. Dessert was awesome too - I'd recommend the pudding with pb and chocolate. Service was excellent. Our waitress was so nice and sweet. We enjoyed talking with her and she was always making sure we had what we... More 

Thank coreye30
New York City, New York
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Really quaint, with excellent food and good quick service, not far from the Verizon Hall, perfect dinner before going to see the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Thank dreyes1047
Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Excellent BYOB. We had flatiron steak and arctic char. The char was probably the best I ever had–the waiter said he’d tell the chef, I was the second person that evening to say so. Even better, believe it or not, were the bits of beets that came with it. Oh, my. Again, the best ever. Beefy, earthy, pickled just so.... More 

Thank Ken L
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

We came here for the Sunday night pre fix menu. We looked at the menu ahead of time to ensure there was something everyone could eat for each course. The ambiance is absolutely stunning. Very small place, probably smaller than most people's dining room. Very intimate, quiet, with low playing music. The hostess was very nice & offered to put... More 

Thank Ashley G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

This cash only BYOB is very cosy. I counted about 30 seats, so don't expect to walk-in & get a seat. The service was excellent. The food was creative without being over the top. The proportions were proper on all courses, with 2-3 courses you will be satisfied & not stuffed. The room can get quite warm with so many... More 

Thank g0ne-walkab0ut
Valencian Country, Spain
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

European feeling in a small and cozy restaurant Service is good Main dishes a little expensive BYOB helps a lot

Thank lblascomas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1713 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1528
    (17th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-4448
Celebrating our 9th year! Hillary & Ian welcome you to their intimate 26 seat BYOB featuring a daily changing seasonal menu. Our Sunday $40 five course prix fixe menu is available all year long. Awarded 3 bells from Philly Inquirer's food critic Craig Laban!

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