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The Continental Midtown

1801 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3712
+1 215-567-1800
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Peruvian, Mediterranean, Thai, Central Asian, American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1801 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3712
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Reviewed yesterday

Review of Saturday 5:45 reservation on 4/21/18. Pros: - The food was excellent. From Appetizers to entrees. All of it. Cons: - The bartender(s) need to improve. They sent out a very expensive martini in a smaller martini glass only 2/3 full. Unacceptable and should...More

Thank Zeussie-4-3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made it in right before the dinner rush and got seated immediately. Our server Henry was awesome, very attentive and thoughtful. Food was amazing. Plates were meant to share but portions were definitely larger than most tapas type places I've been to. Atmosphere was very...More

Thank Erika R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What ambience! Beyond that though you get great food and service. Isaiah was our server. He was so fantastic my granddaughter wrote him a thank you note. I had matzoh ball soup that was so good. My daughters got the poke bowls and raved about...More

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch/brunch the other day and the place was rocking! The service was super friendly and very very professional. Their curry chicken salad sandwich is excellent as was their Asian chicken salad. The food on the other tables looked amazing as well...More

Thank Sockster
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant based on the many stellar reviews, and I wasn’t disappointed. My lobster macaroni and cheese was divine with many large pieces of delectable lobster throughout the dish. The pasta was more like rice than pasta (I can’t recall the particular name of...More

Thank jlasch419
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had another great meal at Continental. We arrived during the transition period between lunch and dinner, when they have a very limited menu available. But we were able to order edamame and wait until 5 to order from the dinner menu. Food is designed...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We shopped Bloomingdales Outlet (Leslie found a sexy Tommy Hilfiger formal) (I’m Tommy), so, time to eat! You know me, party’s the WORD! We went to 3 restaurants before going back to the Continental Midtown. I’m not ashamed to turnaround and walk out, if I...More

1  Thank tawsr
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

After a deception in a Philly restaurant the night before, we walked in the Continental Midtown by fluck...what a nice surprise! The service was amazing, the food was has good and it was definitely a place to remember! The Brussels Sprouts was incredible, the tuna...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Continental Mid-Town is a "trip back in time" -- Austin Powers meets Mad Men -- boasting a sleek, stylish and "cool" 60's supper club feel without the cigarette smoke. We were a group of 4, so they seated us in what could be described as...More

1  Thank Bernadette F
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Location was very local to our hotel write in the centre of Philly . We sat upstairs in the wicker baskets which was lovey. Ambiance was very chilled and trendy. Food was great with so much to choose from including some interesting takes on everyday...More

1  Thank Glorioso22
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Cynthia A
9 February 2018|
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Response from miscalane | Reviewed this property |
The menu is online (as most restaurant menus are) at continentalmidtown.me/menu/
Marissa M
9 September 2015|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but best to check directly with them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3712
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-567-1800
  • E-mail
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