Fork Restaurant

★★★★★
Old City stalwart continues to draw national accolades for its New American cuisine and reliance on fresh, local ingredients.
  • 306 Market Street

    Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Cross street: Third Street

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  • 215-625-9425

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Mon-Tues 5:30pm-10:00pm Wed - Thurs 11:30am-10:00 pm Fri 11:30am - 10:30 pm Sat 5pm-10:30pm Sun 11 am-9:30pm
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Although the atmosphere and location is good, food awful.

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Although the atmosphere and location is good, food awful.

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My husband and I ate dinner at Fork for the first time a few weeks ago. The food was decent, but nothing to rave about. The service was absolutely horrible! I changed a side dish that was to come out with my dinner. When the original

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My husband and I ate dinner at Fork for the first time a few weeks ago. The food was decent, but nothing to rave about. The service was absolutely horrible! I changed a side dish that was to come out with my dinner. When the original

Pros: The Bar

Cons: Everything else

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Wonderful ambience. Great food, beautiful presentation, very fresh ingredients. I ordered the pan roasted New England Halibut. It was superb.

Unexpected treat: the interior decor. The curtains and chairs were made using Kevin O'Brien fabric. (My wife absolutely adores Kevin O'Brien scarves.) We were visiting from out of town and had a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience.

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Wonderful ambience. Great food, beautiful presentation, very fresh ingredients. I ordered the pan roasted New England Halibut. It was superb.

Unexpected treat: the interior decor. The curtains and chairs were made using Kevin O'Brien fabric. (My wife absolutely adores Kevin O'Brien scarves.) We were visiting from out of town and had a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience.

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I lived in NYC for 14 years and coming here after living there was like a taste of what I was used to in NY. The service was professional and attentive. The atmosphere was pleasant, if loud. (What's with the tables of 10?? A restaurant

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I lived in NYC for 14 years and coming here after living there was like a taste of what I was used to in NY. The service was professional and attentive. The atmosphere was pleasant, if loud. (What's with the tables of 10?? A restaurant

Pros: Food, service....

Cons: Loud

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My boyfriend and I ate here one Saturday night and fell in love with it. The food, service and ambiance was excellent! I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone that appreciates a fine dining experience.

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My boyfriend and I ate here one Saturday night and fell in love with it. The food, service and ambiance was excellent! I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone that appreciates a fine dining experience.

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We are two Philadelphians who love eating out in Center City. We'd long heard about Fork, but our experience there on Wednesday, 4 March 2009, was less than stellar. The food was good--not excellent--but the service gets a big fat zero.

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We are two Philadelphians who love eating out in Center City. We'd long heard about Fork, but our experience there on Wednesday, 4 March 2009, was less than stellar. The food was good--not excellent--but the service gets a big fat zero.

Pros: Convenient Location

Cons: Inadequate and Inattentive Wait Staff

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First I would like to say that I was looking for somewhere for a nice dinner between my wife and I for our Second Anniversary. She wanted to be surprised, and I being not all that creative or familiar with the city nightlife. I did some

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First I would like to say that I was looking for somewhere for a nice dinner between my wife and I for our Second Anniversary. She wanted to be surprised, and I being not all that creative or familiar with the city nightlife. I did some

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IF YOU EAT AT FORK, REQUEST NOT TO SIT ALONG THE WALL BENCHES. It almost ruined my experience. I was looking forward to eating at Fork for quite awhile, and when I walked in, I was greeted by a very cordial hostess who took my coat and

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IF YOU EAT AT FORK, REQUEST NOT TO SIT ALONG THE WALL BENCHES. It almost ruined my experience. I was looking forward to eating at Fork for quite awhile, and when I walked in, I was greeted by a very cordial hostess who took my coat and

Pros: great waitstaff, great desserts

Cons: THOSE STUCK IN BENCH SEATS WILL SUFFER ALL EVENING

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My friend had a surprise bridal shower here in one of their private rooms in the back. The menu we had to choose from for brunch was spectacular -- I had a hard time deciding. But everything I had was delicious! I was thrilled with all

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My friend had a surprise bridal shower here in one of their private rooms in the back. The menu we had to choose from for brunch was spectacular -- I had a hard time deciding. But everything I had was delicious! I was thrilled with all

Pros: Delicious, fantastic food. Good service.

Cons: Parking stinks along Market St.

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After reading numerous rave reviews about Fork I was excited to have a great meal. I was sorely disappointed. I was expecting simple food made with fresh quality ingredients. This is what i got, but with disastrous execution. The

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After reading numerous rave reviews about Fork I was excited to have a great meal. I was sorely disappointed. I was expecting simple food made with fresh quality ingredients. This is what i got, but with disastrous execution. The

Pros: good wine, pleasant service

Cons: bad food

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Beautiful space, efficient personable service, excellent food. I actually live next door and take great comfort in the fact that one of the city's best restaurants is my cafeteria. Relaxed yet sophistcated and refined without trying too

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Beautiful space, efficient personable service, excellent food. I actually live next door and take great comfort in the fact that one of the city's best restaurants is my cafeteria. Relaxed yet sophistcated and refined without trying too

Pros: Quality food expertly prepared, great service, sheik yet comfortable surroundings

Cons: NONE!!!!!!

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Fork Restaurant and Bar us has good, fresh food. The serve is kind of slow, service is good but staff is a bit shabby. Forget about the staff and enjoy the food.

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Fork Restaurant and Bar us has good, fresh food. The serve is kind of slow, service is good but staff is a bit shabby. Forget about the staff and enjoy the food.

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I was really exceited about going to Fork after hearing many great things about the food. As you can tell from the title of this review, I was very disappointed with my eating experience. I ordered the pork chop and it was extremely

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I was really exceited about going to Fork after hearing many great things about the food. As you can tell from the title of this review, I was very disappointed with my eating experience. I ordered the pork chop and it was extremely

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I had a really great salad to start that had arugula, goat cheese and I can't recall what else but whatever it was it worked?it was simply delicious! So my expectations were high which is why the penne pasta may have been such a big

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I had a really great salad to start that had arugula, goat cheese and I can't recall what else but whatever it was it worked?it was simply delicious! So my expectations were high which is why the penne pasta may have been such a big

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My first time and Fork and I would never go back. Both my friend and I ordered the same thing (a simple sandwich) and each time it came to the table wrong. When we finally gave up and asked to see the manager, she told our server that

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My first time and Fork and I would never go back. Both my friend and I ordered the same thing (a simple sandwich) and each time it came to the table wrong. When we finally gave up and asked to see the manager, she told our server that

Cons: Rude, obnoxious manager

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A friend and I went here on a cold night last winter looking forward to an enjoyable evening. We were initially seated at a table where a chilly wind blew on us every time the door opened. The waiter was very condescending when we requested another table, but utimately we were moved.

I can't comment on the food. After waiting 20 minutes in our new location without being offered so much as a glass of water, we made what proved to be the best decision of the evening and abandoned Fork in favor of Tangerine, just down the street.

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A friend and I went here on a cold night last winter looking forward to an enjoyable evening. We were initially seated at a table where a chilly wind blew on us every time the door opened. The waiter was very condescending when we requested another table, but utimately we were moved.

I can't comment on the food. After waiting 20 minutes in our new location without being offered so much as a glass of water, we made what proved to be the best decision of the evening and abandoned Fork in favor of Tangerine, just down the street.

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The food deserves much better service. The organization of the staff at the restaurant is horrible, or maybe we were there on a bad night. Two out of the three times that they refilled our water, they spilled on my husband. The table next

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The food deserves much better service. The organization of the staff at the restaurant is horrible, or maybe we were there on a bad night. Two out of the three times that they refilled our water, they spilled on my husband. The table next

Pros: nice atomosphere

Cons: bad service, average food.

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We had a wonderful time at Fork on a brief overnight trip to Philly. We'd heard the raves, and are usually skeptical--but this restaurant was fantastic! We had a 9:30 reservation, and were expecting it to be dying down, but it was packed

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We had a wonderful time at Fork on a brief overnight trip to Philly. We'd heard the raves, and are usually skeptical--but this restaurant was fantastic! We had a 9:30 reservation, and were expecting it to be dying down, but it was packed

Pros: the details sprinkled throughout the restaurant

Cons: crowds

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nice interior space -- reliable,good amaerican fare...nice tasting options -- great fresh bread -- good service

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nice interior space -- reliable,good amaerican fare...nice tasting options -- great fresh bread -- good service

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Went here for dinner, and I was so excited to go after reading good things about it. First the good: great service - our waiter was very attentive and welcoming. Also, my dessert was great - an assortment of cookies and chocolate.

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Went here for dinner, and I was so excited to go after reading good things about it. First the good: great service - our waiter was very attentive and welcoming. Also, my dessert was great - an assortment of cookies and chocolate.

Pros: Good service, good dessert

Cons: Below average entrees, wine selection, price

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My wife and I went to Fork for the first time last night. The food was good, not great, but the overall experience was excellent due to the atmosphere and service. Our waitress, Beth, was one of the best, if not THE best, server we have

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My wife and I went to Fork for the first time last night. The food was good, not great, but the overall experience was excellent due to the atmosphere and service. Our waitress, Beth, was one of the best, if not THE best, server we have

Pros: SERVICE, cocktails, wine list

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I had a very pleasant dining experience at Fork; a kind, attentive waitstaff and wonderful food. It started with a well-made drink - the bartender was on that evening, producing a refreshing Whippet cocktail. I ordered the lamb and found

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I had a very pleasant dining experience at Fork; a kind, attentive waitstaff and wonderful food. It started with a well-made drink - the bartender was on that evening, producing a refreshing Whippet cocktail. I ordered the lamb and found

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Wouldn't recommend. Very pricey for what you get. I hosted a party of 15. They stuck us back in their private room and forgot about us. The waiter was snotty and lazy - most likely because he know he already had his 18%. The drinks, food and atmosphere of the private room where so-so. The bill was about $100.00 a head. Fork definitely forked me

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Wouldn't recommend. Very pricey for what you get. I hosted a party of 15. They stuck us back in their private room and forgot about us. The waiter was snotty and lazy - most likely because he know he already had his 18%. The drinks, food and atmosphere of the private room where so-so. The bill was about $100.00 a head. Fork definitely forked me

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I consider myself a bit of a "foodie" i enjoy going out to dinner with my boyfriend for the ambiance and we enjoy eating delicious meals.... i have worked in the restaurant world for years, so I think I have a good opinion.... fork was

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I consider myself a bit of a "foodie" i enjoy going out to dinner with my boyfriend for the ambiance and we enjoy eating delicious meals.... i have worked in the restaurant world for years, so I think I have a good opinion.... fork was

Pros: lighting and beef carpaccio

Cons: if it is busy, the tables are close together....limited intimacy

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I have never been disappointed in Fork's ability to create a meal to remember and the last time I went there was no exception! Working with Ellen to create a small holiday party was great. From the wine choices to our fabulous menu, I

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I have never been disappointed in Fork's ability to create a meal to remember and the last time I went there was no exception! Working with Ellen to create a small holiday party was great. From the wine choices to our fabulous menu, I

Pros: Ambience, Wine, Menu

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While they may not be splashy like some others, Fork knows how to serve up a good heaping helping of great food. Other restaurants have off days, Fork doesn't. I've been going for over 8 years, and I'm not stopping anytime soon. I've also

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While they may not be splashy like some others, Fork knows how to serve up a good heaping helping of great food. Other restaurants have off days, Fork doesn't. I've been going for over 8 years, and I'm not stopping anytime soon. I've also

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The little store on the side of this restaurant is wonderful. As far as I know, they're the best (if not the only) place in Old City to get delicious imported French, Italian, and Spanish cheeses and crusty baguettes with which to enjoy

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The little store on the side of this restaurant is wonderful. As far as I know, they're the best (if not the only) place in Old City to get delicious imported French, Italian, and Spanish cheeses and crusty baguettes with which to enjoy

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We walked in on a friday night without a reservation in April and were treated very well. Given a great table, and told it had to turn over in an hour and fifteen minutes, which was fine by us as we had to travel anyway.\r
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Service was

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We walked in on a friday night without a reservation in April and were treated very well. Given a great table, and told it had to turn over in an hour and fifteen minutes, which was fine by us as we had to travel anyway.\r
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Service was

Pros: Trendy

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I went to Fork this past weekend and I must say the most outstanding was the customer service. I had reservations for 6pm and was about 15 min late. (Parking can be difficult unless you are willing to pay)This was not a problem. We were

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I went to Fork this past weekend and I must say the most outstanding was the customer service. I had reservations for 6pm and was about 15 min late. (Parking can be difficult unless you are willing to pay)This was not a problem. We were

Pros: Great food great service great price

Cons: tight space, no parking,

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Serious eating and drinking establishments don't make apple martinis because they aren't real drinks. This isn't Friday's, afterall. Fork is an elegant and sophisticated space that for some reason, doesn't feel stuffy. I go there

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Serious eating and drinking establishments don't make apple martinis because they aren't real drinks. This isn't Friday's, afterall. Fork is an elegant and sophisticated space that for some reason, doesn't feel stuffy. I go there

Pros: Space, atmosphere, food

Cons: Tables around the bar are tight

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The elegant yet funky decor at Fork was the first thing to allure me. After reviewing an eclectic and extensive wine list, our waiter helped us choose several different wines as members of our table were quite varied in the preference -

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The elegant yet funky decor at Fork was the first thing to allure me. After reviewing an eclectic and extensive wine list, our waiter helped us choose several different wines as members of our table were quite varied in the preference -

Pros: Food, Wine List, Ambience

Cons: -

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Fork is a really cool Philly restaurant. They dcor is rich and classic. This restaurant has a very nice open kitchen which I like. The waiters are always very courteous and serve your food in a good amount of time. Their food is erally excellent. They serve meats as well as seafood. I really enjoy their salmon, and really love their salads. They have a nice selection of appetizers and desserts as well.

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Fork is a really cool Philly restaurant. They dcor is rich and classic. This restaurant has a very nice open kitchen which I like. The waiters are always very courteous and serve your food in a good amount of time. Their food is erally excellent. They serve meats as well as seafood. I really enjoy their salmon, and really love their salads. They have a nice selection of appetizers and desserts as well.

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Executive chef Terence Feury (The Ritz-Carlton, Le Bernardin) holds sway with creative American fare, homemade charcuterie and satisfying contemporary dishes like seared Viking Village sea scallops with artichoke puree, pickled salsify,…

 

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