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Tria Cafe - Rittenhouse Square

Not Rated.
Tria Cafe - Rittenhouse SquareTria Cafe - Rittenhouse Square

67 Reviews
Reviews: 67
Visits: 89
Avg: 4.31
pDev: n/a
Taps: 8
Bottles: 19
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

123 S 18th St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103-5126
United States
phone: (215) 972-8742

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @triaphilly

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Reviews: 67 | Visits: 89
Reviews by PopeDX:
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4.78/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Tria is located right off Rittenhouse Square, very close to the other Center City hotspots. It has the best little beer list in the world. There are about 8 or so taps and 15 or so bottles. But each of those is a world-class beer from a different style. 90 Minute, Saison Dupont, Kasteel Tripel, Rosé de Gambrinus, etc. The wine and cheese list are also equally amazing. I had a Rioja whose name I forget that absolutely knocked my socks off. The cheese is really good, cut as you order it, paired with a certain food that accentuates the taste perfectly (walnuts in syurp, some weird berries, etc.). They also have finger sandwiches and small snacks I haven't yet gotten to.

Everything is a bit expensive, but it's pretty reasonable at the same time, due to the high quality...plus the neighborhood it's in. The service is friendly and quick, and was smart enough to warn us before popping open a bottle of Rosé de Gambrinus, saying they couldn't take it back if we didn't like it and that it was pretty sour. The place has sort of a modern euro feel and the crowd is the younger jetset type.

As I mentioned before, it's right off of Rittenhouse Square with its fancy shopping. This also puts it right near Monk's, Nodding Head and Ludwig's. Might be hard to plan to stop in if you're spending a limited amount of time in town, but if you're in town a lot it makes a nice shift from the same old same old.

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vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

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Photo of stephenjmoore
4.39/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Little trendy-type bar/restaurant that had some nice beer options. Actual location had some outdoor seating and about 12 tables and some bar seats. Not a ton of room if all of the tables are occupied, but pretty similar to a lot of other downtown options. Beer list had about 8 taps and a pretty diverse bottle list. Wife got a 17oz RuinTen for $6. Needless to say, that seemed to be the go to option for a lot of the beer drinkers there that night. Staff seemed knowledgable about the beer offerings and made some nice suggestions. Unfortunately we did not get to try any food, but we were watching some plates get prepared and it looked pretty appetizing.

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Photo of rikatine
4.19/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Came in to Tria for the good tap list and had a great time. When we first arrived it was quite busy (Saturday night) with a 30 minute wait for a table. We decided to just head up to the bar and get the beer we had come in to try, Daisy Cutter. All the seats were taken, but I was waited on immediately, nice. One of our group headed back to the door to put our name on the list for a table, and two seats opened up at the bar within minutes.

We really liked the atmosphere of the place. Nice lighting, good vibe, crowded but not overly loud. We were enjoying our beers, and before we knew it someone came up to let us know our table was ready. From the bar side our drinks and waters were taken over to our table, and we settled in to order food.

The service here was very attentive and friendly. The apps we ordered were all nicely done. We would make a point of returning here on a future visit. From the first greeting at the door, until we left, everything exceeded our expectations.

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Tria Cafe - Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, PA
95 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.