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The Love, Philadelphia, PA

The Love

4.8
4.8
6857 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Aimee Olexy and Stephen Starr's The Love is a bi-level sanctuary features 150 seats, split between the main dining room, sidewalk seating, and an upper-level loft. The restaurant is a spirited and carefree neighborhood café celebrating everyday American cuisine. The menu is crafted around what’s truly seasonal and local, while the beverage program reflects the best of the region. This creative energy is matched by a front-of-house service staff passionate about providing homey hospitality morning, noon and night.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 160 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American, Farm-to-table, Contemporary American
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (215) 433-1555
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Charles Parker
  • Neighbourhood
    Rittenhouse Square
  • Cross Street
    Sansom
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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What 6,857 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Philadelphia County

    American

  • Philadelphia County

    Most Booked

  • Philadelphia

    American

  • Philadelphia

    Most Booked

6,857 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Tbh, we were a bit disappointed. Our branzino was super fishy- def not like a branzino and the short rib was too fatty to eat. Cheese board was okay. Fries were delicious.

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  2. DonnaO

    Philadelphia

    45 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The appetizer and entres are creative and delicious. This is quickly becoming my favorite restaurant.

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  3. Genevieve

    Washington DC

    77 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    77 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was a perfect place to spent my friend's birthday! The service was superb and the food was incredible- we had lots of apps and one was better than the next.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was extremely salty. The alcoholic drinks were good.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was amazing, the staff was amazing! Thank you for making our night so special!

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  6. Maxr

    Cincinnati

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing brunch highlighted by great menu, delicious food, great cocktails and pleasant ambience!

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  7. AllieG

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Chose this place for a last minute brunch and could not have been more impressed. Food was incredible and they were so accommodating (we had our two and a half year old toddler with us).

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Toledo

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    If you are into breakfast basics, this isn’t for you. The food is full of flavor and makes you explore different things. Waiter was amazing, wonderful window seat.

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  9. WeezeeJonz

    Philadelphia

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Love never disappoints. The ambience is always charming. The food is excellent. Our server Jamie was so helpful and accommodating. She was friendly and funny. We really enjoyed ourselves again! Looking forward to coming back!

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    It was beautiful, lovely, and the food was delicious. 

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FAQs

The Love is rated 4.8 stars by 6857 OpenTable diners.

The Love does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 160 times today
Google Map for The Love

130 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Sansom
  • Neighbourhood
    Rittenhouse Square
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American, Farm-to-table, Contemporary American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Charles Parker
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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