Pinefish

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730 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood

Pinefish is a Washington Square neighborhood restaurant serving up innovative small plates and good vibrations. The boho-chic interior sets the mood for a unique dining experience that takes you back to the 70’s. Peter Dissin’s exceptional palate and modern vision are the inspiration behind the exceptional wine list, divine sauces and small plate selections at Pinefish.

Every day, including weekends, the Happy Hour at Pinefish is a local favorite for dollar oysters, clams, and steamed shrimp. In addition to the dollar specials, you will love the $4 & $5 small plate offerings paired with $5 wines, $5 martinis, mojitos and craft beers. Happy Hour daily 4:30 - 6:30.

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Buck-a-shuck oysters, clams and dollar shrimp. Delicious small plates. $5 French wines, martinis and craft beer. Boho-chic.

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vipPhillyPhoodie
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

I was very pleased... my final meal in public before the shut down. The food was Excellent. The server was pleasant. Looking forward to trying it again when the world restarts in a few weeks.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter made honor roll and wanted seafood and a day out on south street. Pinefish was an eccentric vibe with delicious healthy dishes. Fresh food with comfty seating . The wait staff was pleasant and responded quickly. We had a great time. Try the fried cauliflower 😋

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vipLaura
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great find! Cozy for a last minute dinner for 7 on a Saturday night. and delicious food. We loved the Brussels sprouts, best salad and curried trout special. Our server was kind and attentive as well as accommodating of allergies. Great setting to be able to have conversations!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Very good food! Would have loved someone to fillet the Bronzino though I thought that was standard ?

Will still be back love your menu !

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Jane
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food, great happy hour and great service.

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vipDebbc
New York Area
329 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Our first brunch there
Good menu
Wish there was a yogurt choice
The service was pleasant but spotty

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JaneR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely loved this place cool boho vibe, great service and great food. Will definitely be back next time I'm in Philly!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food!

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RossA
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food, nice abience, accessible parking, would certainly return and recommend to friends. Good wines, too.

JM
JohnM
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks are excellent! Service is top notch.

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maybe
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Everything was simply mediocre. For the price the entrees should have come with sides.

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Mesha
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Food and Service was GREAT!!! But the closeness of the table seating is a bit much because you can barely have a conversation without hearing the peoples next to you.

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vipAndrea
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Everything was excellent! Chopped salad was amazing with a lovely vinaigrette with a little tangy kick, the mussels were super flavorful, and the ahi tuna fabulous!! We did swap out the wasabi mashed potatoes for plain mashed potatoes, and they were soooo good. Very light and fluffy!! Service and ambiance were very good. I would highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughters First wedding Anniversary
Enjoyed a wonderful meal, thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

It's supposed to be grilled fish, but the inside was uncooked. Although they didn't charge me for it, my experience was ruined.

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BigFella
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Pinefish is a very small intimate restaurant with very good food. Had a great time there catching up with old friends and talking. They would've received 5 stars but my Steak Small Plate was cold and we had to wait at the front for about 10 minutes before anyone came up to greet us. Those were the only wrongs, everything else was on point. The server was amazing, and everything we ordered was delicious even the cold steak,lol. Will definitely be coming back

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We happen to arrive at the end of happy hour and enjoyed six dollar drinks and reduced price appetizers. We explained to the waitress that we had theater tickets and she made sure that the food came out with plenty of time for us to make the curtain without being rushed or service uneven. The food was very good and nicely presented. An appetizer, shared salad, and small plate made for a nice meal. This was our second time and we will be sure to return

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vipjanc
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Celeste was delightful! Highly recommend it!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

whew what an experience! went there for valentine’s day .... just completely a mess spent almost $200 dollars food took 2 hours just for us not to enjoy it at all . i feel bad for the employees because they were nice well most of them! the restaurant was just so un organized. it was honestly a waste of money and waste of a night. we were so disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

I visited this place on Valentine’s Day. I was very disappointed. You ever see the pictures showing “what you ordered and what you get?” Well, this was it. Everything looks sooo good on instagram and their website but when we got there, it was horrible. The lobster was overcooked and not sitting like the advertisement. The only thing that was good was the arugula salad and mussels. The steak was the size of a slider and I was expecting mash potatoes but they gave me fries and spinach. No one gave me the option to choose or substitute my sides. I took my dessert to go and when I opened the box in the car, it looked like it was sitting there for hours and someone may have dropped it. Our waitress was board line rude. She seemed like she didn’t want to be there at all. I would NEVER go back and I’ll tell my 2,500 followers not to step foot in there.

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vipjambac
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was a bit salty but overall very good start to finish. Lobster tail was well cooked. Bronzino was good after dealing with the many bones. Bartender made an excellent martini. We ordered 6 oysters for our first course and it took quite a while for them to arrive. After that the meal and service were solid but we were at the restaurant for quite some time. Definitely want to return and give the restaurant another try.

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pqsheehan
New England
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

My food was terrible, I asked for a medium steak and it came out burnt/well done. My lobster was overcooked as well. I only saw my server twice the whole night. When I was ready for my check I had to go find my server. It was a terrible experience. 3 out of 10, would not recommend.

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Andi
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

We had a great 'bridal brunch' at Pinefish. The food was absolutely delicious and there are definitely options for all types of people. What I loved most is we had advised ahead of time it would be a post-wedding dress shopping lunch and the restaurant presented the bride-to-be with flowers, so cute. The only mix-up we had was 6 of us got our meals and the 7th person took almost 10-15 extra minutes before getting their food, and we had to ask 2 times about it. That, and the coffee was severely bitter. Otherwise, everything was excellent and the entire place is so cute and decorated so uniquely. Would definitely recommend the Brunch and would love to come back to the restaurant for their Happy Hour, we heard great things!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was extremely pleasant, great service

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner
Tiny place - glad we tried it!
Really liked it fresh seafood with a twist

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vipjbar
Philadelphia
3 reviews