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Incredible food and service. I'd like to thank the staff of this cafe for serving during this time. Wait staff is always attending but does not breath down your neck. First restaurant I have seen that actually distances for their indoor seating. My favorite restaurant in the city.
Aidan Rogers via google.com - Nov 20, 2020
Brisket Burger!! Hershey Chocolate beer!!
Dustin Fools via google.com - Nov 19, 2020
Very good food ... read more
Sara Mozeson via google.com - Nov 11, 2020
This place is awesome. Great vibes ...
This place is awesome. Great vibes on the corner of 2nd and race. Very friendly staff and even better food. Great bar food restaurant.

Things to get:
Buffalo chicken sandwich - great breaded chicken with lettuce tomatoes and red onion. This is my favorite sandwich but they are all pretty good. The best buffalo chicken sand
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Jordan K. via yelp.com - Nov 8, 2020
A fav spot for quality american food. nice place to relax, people watch, eat good, etc. looking forward to going back again. food is like a restaurant in louisville i liked.
Alexis Mccall via google.com - Oct 31, 2020
Great place.. the waiters were awesome and food great
Great place.. the waiters were awesome and food great ... read more
Angel Ortiz via facebook.com - Oct 24, 2020
Great food and drinks! Enjoy the experience.
Great food and drinks! Enjoy the experience.
Trina Gipson via facebook.com - Oct 24, 2020
Awesome spot! Meatloaf sandwich was great and the chili! Will def be back ... read more
Sam Lampl via google.com - Oct 17, 2020
great place for food and drinks. great beer menu. friendly staff.
great place for food and drinks. great beer menu. friendly staff.
Stacy L. McGuigan via facebook.com - Oct 15, 2020
Outdoor dining well spaced apart, attentive service, delicious turkey burger and buffalo chicken burger, great fries. The dipping sauces are fantastic. Reasonably priced. Only downside is car noise but theres a nice wood barrier on the sidewalk.
Heather J. Chin via google.com - Oct 13, 2020
Comfortable neighborhood bar/restaurant with a decent draft list and a fireplace in the winter ... read more
Brett John via google.com - Oct 2, 2020
My fav location for quality american food. The bill won't shock you. Feels like a place in Charlotte that I enjoyed visiting.
Barbara25 J via google.com - Sep 30, 2020
Steak salad was pretty good I just wish it was made with spinach and not spring mix and fine slice steak in stead of those big cuts overall was yummy ... read more
flii boii via google.com - Sep 29, 2020
American food, super delicious. The staff was very kind and attentive.
Richard Leach via google.com - Sep 28, 2020
Always a good time ... read more
chilly d via google.com - Sep 24, 2020
Great food and value and service ...
Great food and value and service. Would definitely recommend to anyone in the area. Great beer selection too.
Janie K. via yelp.com - Sep 16, 2020
Very nice pub style food.
Lisa Camp via google.com - Sep 14, 2020
Everything fresh and tasty like home cooked ... read more
Володимир via google.com - Aug 30, 2020
This place is definitely overpriced ...
This place is definitely overpriced but has delicious food! And the sauce for the fries are out of this world. Don't waste your time with the chili, it's just not worth the buck. Despite being overpriced, I would go back!
Isana A. via yelp.com - Aug 29, 2020
One of the top stops to get some food in the city ... read more
Joseph Roselli via google.com - Aug 21, 2020
An amazing dining treat.
Corey Bonar via google.com - Aug 5, 2020
Went on a date night here with the GF over the weekend. The chicken sandwich is honestly to die for. Extremely friendly staff as well. Love that this is near my new apartment.
Malcolm Reynolds via google.com - Jul 29, 2020
Excellent set up for outdoor dining along Race Street. Great , friendly service and good food.
Camille Fallon via google.com - Jul 5, 2020
Great Service, we shared the apps.. Buffalo shrimp, Buffalo chicken wings, sweet potato fries.. to
Great Service, we shared the apps.. Buffalo shrimp, Buffalo chicken wings, sweet potato fries.. tortellini with grilled chicken in vodka sauce, Turkey burger, house salad with grilled shrimp and avocado... eveything devine.. so worth the drive to Philly from Brooklyn ... read more
Arleen Nia Salandy via facebook.com - Jun 15, 2020
I really like the wings.. They ...
I really like the wings.. They r always pretty good. It can be a little tiny bit clicky here, but a nice neighborhood bar and pub ... read more
Gail B. via yelp.com - Jun 14, 2020
Covid 19 not stopping Race from ...
Covid 19 not stopping Race from pleasing their customer.  Order and pick easy and all so friendly! The chicken Parmesan dinner was delicious from the sauce to the chicken to the homemade noodles!  Plus there's bread and the most amazing salad with tomatoes and bacon.  The salad dressing was also delicious.  Plenty of good!  Definitel ... read more
Patty M. via yelp.com - May 23, 2020
After staying in a small apartment down the street from here I frequently stopped in for some drinks, if you’re lucky to get a bar seat on a busy night you’ll get a front row seat at som seriously skilled bartenders, beyond the aesthetics and old school charm, this place has great brews, good food, and EXCELLENT service.
Devon Thomas via google.com - Apr 10, 2020
Love this local eatery!! The food is fantastic and the staff are so friendly and accommodating. Can't wait for you to reopen, my family will be first in line!!
Donna Kramer via google.com - Apr 9, 2020
Wonderful environment and very personal service. The food was fresh and enchanting. Will absolutely recommend this place to anyone. Convenient prices and large meals. Great work.
Kareem K via google.com - Mar 30, 2020
Chili ~ best I’ve ever had ... read more
Andrew May via google.com - Mar 30, 2020
Great atmosphere and delicious food. Like the variety of drinks
Great atmosphere and delicious food. Like the variety of drinks ... read more
Kari Thomas via facebook.com - Mar 17, 2020
Great place for food and drinks.
Great place for food and drinks.
Bill Super via facebook.com - Mar 16, 2020
have never been disappointed
have never been disappointed ... read more
Cindy Kraenzlin Curtis via facebook.com - Mar 6, 2020
Great food, beers, service and atmosphere. Cozy old City spot.
Blake Butler via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
BUFFALO CHICKEN SANDWICH!!!!!! Seriously though get it. Also, the fireplace is legit during the winter, and the front doors open during the summer. Convenient dog hooks outside for the doggos while you eat, and they have the best d@mn staff around. Shout out to Caite - she's the best!
John Rodgers via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
Top cafe in old city ... read more
Donna Philips via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
Turkey burgers all the way ... read more
Joey Song via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
Risotto with shrimp, crab; smoked salmon. 8oz Denver steak Au Poive (peppercorn crusted/ Cabernet
Risotto with shrimp, crab; smoked salmon. 8oz Denver steak Au Poive (peppercorn crusted/ Cabernet Demi Glacé). What a great hidden gem in Old City, Philadelphia. Risotto was executed perfectly. Tender rice and the flavor of all the seafood came through. The shrimp were also cooked perfectly and seasoned just enough for my liking ... read more
Jeff Rush via facebook.com - Feb 23, 2020
Excellent. Will definitely go back again
Excellent food and unusually large beer selection for a small pub. It has become a must visit the next time I am in the area. They have a small but varied menu that is constantly changing. Good sized entrees in the $15-20 range ... read more
IrvingS53518 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 11, 2020
Dropped in for Army Navy game with a group of 7. Just found this spot right around the corner from our hotel. What a lucky find. Would travel from the other side of town for this quaint, cozy, and timeless joint where the service was as top notch as the food. An absolute hidden gem.
Fu Schnikkens via google.com - Jan 30, 2020
Great place, great food great service! Im going back for sure ... read more
Matthew Owen via google.com - Jan 30, 2020
Great!! Love the wood burning stove and cozy atmosphere.
Kenya Nettingham via google.com - Jan 30, 2020
This cozy tucked away spot is perfect for a drink or a full meal. Escape the hubbub of the city and go where the locals do for good eats and tasty drinks.
Cody Müller via google.com - Jan 30, 2020
Quiant and cozy. Food and beer selection were good. This place has a love for the Flyers so that's a good thing! An old operational antique cigarette machine down by the bathrooms complete with some vintage photos of the area is cool. Uber impressed with their care in not using plastics/styrofoam for to go/take home. No plastic straw ... read more
tater pez via google.com - Dec 30, 2019
The buffalo chicken 🔥 🔥 ... read more
Brian Meares via google.com - Dec 30, 2019
This place is incredible! Pub feel but really amazing food and SERVICE!
Cara Smythe via google.com - Dec 30, 2019
Best burguers and prices!!! Tasty as hell ... read more
Fernando García Bañuelos via google.com - Dec 30, 2019
Dropped by on a Saturday afternoon ...
Dropped by on a Saturday afternoon. The restaurant was packed! It had a real neighborhood feel. I mean, there was literally only one table left and luckily, it was ours for the taking!! My friend and I were tucked away in a corner of the restaurant, directly adjacent to the large barn doors that open in the warmer months (so I am tol ... read more
Michelle T. via yelp.com - Dec 11, 2019
I returned to Race Street Cafe ...
I returned to Race Street Cafe for brunch recently and was not disappointed. Service was friendly and there were quite a few brunch selections that sounded great. In the end, I went with the feta and spinach omelet, which came with tater tots, choice of breakfast meat and toast, and a side of fruit. Everything was delicious!

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Michelle C. via yelp.com - Dec 2, 2019
Best pub food townHands down
Best pub food town Hands down ... read more
David Siegelman via facebook.com - Dec 2, 2019
Love it ... read more
Daviea via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
Very classy place. Good food and nice service ... read more
ulises rosales via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
Neighborhood "tavern". Love the food and the atmosphere.
Naomi Herman via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
The food here is so good!! I've never had anything that wasn't absolutely delicious. Try the weekend brunch!! 😁 Staff is super friendly too.
Matthew Roman via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
Always a great place to eat and drink especially for me living a block away. The staff are always nice and welcoming.i like German lagers and There is always something on tap. If you’re in old city definitely check this place out.
Mersad Hoorfar via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
Lunch
We first discovered the Race Street Cafe after we walked over the Ben Franklin Bridge a few years ago. Since then it has become our go to spot every time we go into the city. The food us delicious and the staff couldn't be nicer...More ... read more
Jab469 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 24, 2019
Great service, great food, and great atmosphere.,,,,trifecta! ❤️
Great service, great food, and great atmosphere.,,,,trifecta! ❤️ ... read more
Jen Jernigan Kenny via facebook.com - Nov 24, 2019
Great atmosphere and delicious ...
Great atmosphere and delicious food! Husband and I were looking for a reasonable priced restaurant near our hotel and found Race Street Cafe. Will happily return on our next visit to Philadelphia.
Rebecca L. via yelp.com - Nov 23, 2019
Best burger! And I know burgers. I grew up in Iowa.
Best burger! And I know burgers. I grew up in Iowa.
Merridy Clark-Vickers via facebook.com - Nov 15, 2019
What a FIND!!! Cheers all around ...
What a FIND!!! Cheers all around here! Wings. YES! Buffalo shrimp.  YES! Race Street burger, steak salad. Beers and bartenders choice mixed drinks.... ALL YES!! A variety of beers on tap.  It's quaint and small but just right. Cheers to the bartender and chef!! Definitely a do over!!
Gabriela M. via yelp.com - Nov 4, 2019
This is our Favorite place in Philly!It ...
This is our Favorite place in Philly!
It gets crowded, but it stays authentic!  The best place to have a beer, and the food is always great!
Mark K. via yelp.com - Nov 2, 2019
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