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The Couch Tomato Cafe'

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102 Rector St, 1st floor, Philadelphia, PA 19127-1507
+1 215-483-2233
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11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We sat in the bistro area on the upper level for lunch. Service was borderline dreadful but I won't take points off for that because it wasn't the servers fault. There was one server working the floor (i.e., seating customers, bringing water & menus, taking orders, serving drinks and food orders, clearing the tables) - he did the best he... More 

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Thank MarJar26
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Manayunk. I always take friends here when I visit. The staff is knowledgeable about dietary restrictions - they're vegan and gluten free friendly - they have great house made sangria - and the food is delicious!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Very vegan and gluten free friendly- knowledgeable staff and delicious food. I always take ppl here when they come to visit me.

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Thank Taylor W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We first had some of the Couch Tomato's pizza during the Manayunk fall StrEAT food festival. Nice and thin crust with a sweet tomato sauce. Yummy. In fact, we enjoyed it so much that we ordered an entire pie in the evening. They were very busy that night and delivery was over an hour, so we jumped in the car... More 

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Thank Mark F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I moved back into the area after some time away and remembered getting salads at The Couch Tomato in college. Was pleased to see them thriving with even more to offer-- and more pleased to see that the reality exceeded my delicious memories! The Couch Tomato is a go-to for us, especially as I am gluten intolerant. In fact, after... More 

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Thank Meghan W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Absolutely love their margarita pizza. Definitely a great place for lunch that's not too expensive and a friendly staff. My dad and I always stop here as we bike the schuylkill river trail. Definitely check it out!

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Thank Allison W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We really enjoyed our visit to the Couch Tomato Cafe! I like that there are gluten free options, though I hope they add more options to the appetizers menu. There was an air conditioner pipe above our table that was leaking slightly, we left feedback at the restaurant notifying them. Our waitress took a long time to take our order... More 

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Thank Christina H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Lots of seating at this cafe. Very clean with friendly staff. Try the weekend specials- good deal and great food!

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Thank Maggie G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is my go-to for gluten free pizza and panini's! They have awesome selections for gourmet pizza's! Would recommend to anyone both pizza-lover and gluten free pizza lover! Service is great for take out and delivery. They also have a bistro to dine in at!

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Thank Abigail K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Worth a try if you haven't already. Excellent salad options. Many choices of pizza. Even whole wheat and gluten free options

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Soups, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Rector St, 1st floor, Philadelphia, PA 19127-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Manayunk
  • Neighbourhood: Manayunk
  • Phone Number: +1 215-483-2233
Description
The Couch Tomato Café is your number one destination in Manayunk for gourmet pizzas & salads, known for its thin-crust NY-style pizza, as well as its large, fresh, & creative salads. Upon opening in 2003, it quickly establishing itself as the area’s leading takeout, delivery, and catering favorite, winning several accolades including “Best Pizza” by Philadelphia Magazine, and “Best Soups”by City Paper, just to name a few. It’s focus on buying local, and specialization in vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free offerings has helped make The Couch Tomato Cafe’ a popular choice!The Couch Tomato Cafés extensive menu includes:Gourmet Pizzas & CalzonesSpecialty Salads & WrapsSignature Sandwiches & PaninisHomemade Soups.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?