McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Philadelphia

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4863 reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Since our very first restaurant opened, McCormick & Schmick's has focused on a true spirit of hospitality, where every guest is treated like family. The McCormick & Schmick's "people-focus" extends to our employees as well, whom we treat with the utmost respect and for whom we provide growth opportunities at many levels. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants also believe in giving back to the communities in which we are a part by supporting local programs and organizations.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 4863 People Are Saying
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4.0based on recent ratings
4.0
Food
4.0
Service
4.1
Ambience
3.8
Value
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73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience3

Service was fine, we spent over $200 after tip and everything I had was not done well at all.

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JustinW
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Overall a great place to eat! Steak was mad good & juicy. Special shout-out to our server Ed, he was dope!

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ShuShu
Memphis/West TN
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food. Great service.

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vipLynnM
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

This was the worst meal I have ever had . Please do mot waste your money for this know brand - I encourage you to select a non chain restaurant that has the desire to service and appreciate customers - you CAN find much better . We are $200 in the hole and still talking about how we will never visit again- COVID or not - don’t open until you can service with Certainly!

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JenniferG
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It had been years since I'd been here but it was as wonderful as I remember. The food was fantastic and the service was great (I wish I remembered our servers name because he was so delightful). The only reason I put a 4 star rating for ambiance is because we're still coming out of the pandemic and things are still quieter and a little weird compared to pre-pandemic. But that is no fault of M&S. I hope to get back into the city again soon for another outstanding dinner.

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JuanBrooks
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2021
Overall2Food5Service1Ambience1

It was my wife birthday and with reservations, when we got there we were #6 out of the 10 couples total in the restaurant but we received our food last.. The waitress took down our order and forgot to put it in as it was a slow Tuesday night around 7:30 pm. When we got our food it was 9:13 We weren’t accommodated... No happy Birthday and just a complimentary cheesecake was to lighten everything up for the inconvenience ={ For it to be her birthday but on a slow night and that happened, I do t think I would recommend anyone to go here as I won’t be back....sorry

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vipBill
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The steaks were very good, as was the service. I had a filet and my son had the new york strip. Both were served with grilled asparagus.

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ChrisM
Charleston
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2021
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience3

Food was good, service terrible. One poor girl most likely the manager was running around like a chicken. Obviously they have fallen victim to the Covid lack of help.

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vipHilaryM
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 10 May 2021
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience3

Service was very slow. Waited until 10 minutes after we were seated, before waitstaff attended to us; for a restaurant that was only about 20% full, on a Monday, I would have expected service to be better. Prices are a little high for the portion sizes, but the food, when it finally got to our table was good.

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AnthonyC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Customer service could've been a little better and quicker but overall a smooth enjoyable night

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WilliamC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Incredibly friendly staff informative great food great ambiance ease of parking they help me tremendously with valeting and parking my car directly in front of the building great experience for mother's Day you guys made me a rockstar.

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vipRobertE
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Mother’s Day

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SolomonJ
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

The food was alright, just needed a little more seasoning.

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LadySteph
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Mother’s Day

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The service was good and the food was Amazing but the only I didn’t like was my drink I order a Long Island Ice Tea and it was water down

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LoriB
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Went for Mother's Day and two of us got the 3 course special and one ordered off the menu. My husband had the Chilean Sea Bass Oscar which he said was cooked perfectly. I had the filet and added the lobster tail. The portions were the right size and cooked exactly correctly. I also had the Ruby Thyme special cocktail which was awesome. My son had the Parmesan encrusted haddock which he also said was wonderful. Most importantly to us, my son is in a wheelchair and they could not have been more accommodating. The general manager went out the front door and walked around to open the handicap entrance so we did not need to wait for security to respond. They removed a chair already at the table so he could pull right up. We really appreciated the customer service.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

We went there to celebrate my birthday because I had a birthday cou

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PamelaT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience3

we were seated right away, My husband was underwhelmed by the fish and chips, i had the scallop entree and it was delicious! we shared the dessert, it was an uoside down apple tart and it was delicious.

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samsky1072
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on 6 May 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience4

The food was ok. It wasn't hot, hot (temperature, not spice).

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michele
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 6 May 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

2 of our 3 meals were excellent. The restaurant was not busy, but the service was very slow. It was very expensive for what it was, did not feel like fine dining, more just like a regular restaurant.

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Rachidz
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience2

It wasn’t really what I was expecting. The service was kinda slow and the food not too bad!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food and drinks, good service as well. Would have given 5 stars but the bathrooms were pretty dirty, which was shocking for the kind of place we were at. Also, came for Cinco de Mayo and was told they weren’t honoring the promotion they had been advertising on their website. They should’ve at least took that down.

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JeremyM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

terrible/terrible/terrible... I am an active Landrys Select Club member, yet hadn't ever been to MCS in Philly. We saw a Cinco de Mayo special - and made reservations to enjoy... when we arrived, they claimed that a city ordinance prohibited them from running two different 'happy hour' menus. It sounded like a B/S claim - and a crazy excuse. We, as well as at least 2 other couples, left very disappointed about the false advertisements.

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Christen
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Overall the experience was pretty good. The food was amazing and the price point was great as well. The only reason I am giving it 4 stars opposed to 5 is because they were understaffed. Our waitress was so overwhelmed, she even forgot to give us a bread basket. She took our drink order first, and then after bringing out my drink, she took our orders for the appetizers. After the appetizers came, my partner had to remind her to bring his drink. Only after we ate our appetizers, she took our dinner order which caused long wait times.

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Clifto
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience2

Wanted a nice, upscale meal after a special wedding anniversary mass at the Cathedral and only "good" restaurant that had an opening at a convenient time was McCormick & Schmick's. That perhaps should have been a warning...

The food was very average, but still full price of course. The place was only half full but we were still given an undesirable table right by the room and bar entrance (but we didn't complain). Others near us simply moved themselves to a booth.

I realize that "upscale casual" has devolved to almost anything goes, but we observed many wearing jeans and sneakers and one even wearing an out-of-town team jersey! Not what we would expect in an upscale restaurant at dinner hour on a Saturday night.

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RasheenA
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience2

Good was not done as she ask then it came out again and still was not done (steak) as she ask welldone was all pink and outside toasted

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Cbrown
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience5

Ordered the bone in ribeye med, they brought it to me well, the second attempt was rare, I asked them to cook it closer to medium and it came back well again. My waiter served us one round of drinks and didn’t offer a second, we didn’t even get our waters refilled. The manager nor server came to check to see how the steak was cooked. Overall pretty bad experience for an “upscale” restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Good eats. Initial service at host stand was a little off putting but the server made up for it.

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vipChalise
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and service, crab cakes, shrimp kisses, Parmesan crusted flounder, shrimp&crab stuffed salmon are dishes like no other.. the chef was on point.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was a very good experience with William as our server. Great guy.

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Nickname
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience3

When making the reservation, it asks if there is a special occasion. I put that it was for a birthday, and in the notes I asked that he get a birthday song. Upon arriving there, no one was at the front desk. Once someone finally came after some time and seated us, it once again took a while before a waitress addressed us. No one ever approached me about my request and nothing was done. It was very disappointing.

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Victoria
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience4

Started out pretty quiet than proceeded to ger louder and louder. I ordered the crab and shrimp stuffed salmon and there was 1 little baby shrimp and absolutely no crab what so ever, my date ordered steak and his steak knife didn’t arrive until 6 minutes after the food was already on the table. Our drinks came very very late and we never even received water. After asking for the check the manager came and took all the dishes off the table because the waiter never did, the manager than proceeds to say “thank you for coming tonite we had soo many cancellations due to the protests and that has nothing to do with”. I’m not a political or activist kind of person but that was not the time or place to speak on what’s going on and how your business isn’t affiliated with it

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DeirdreD
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food at this location was the best of all locations!!!! Phenomenal service, great food and drinks...what more can you ask for!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 16 April 2021
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience3

Nothing special- probably better for business lunches than for dinner. Food and drinks were ok, service was great tho.

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KeishaH
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Just wishing that the restriction be lifted because my family and I had to sit at two different tables but overall everything else was great!

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FabiolaT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2021
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience2

Overall, I was very unimpressed with McCormick & Schmick’s. The dinner was bland and unseasoned. The food was overpriced for no justifying reason. Please understand, I don’t mind higher-end dining... if the food & service is premiere/ top notch. This was not the case here.

I reserved a table 1 week in advance for party of 8 in celebration of my friend’s 38th birthday. Secondary to Philadelphia’s COVID restrictions, max tables of 4 can be seated in the public part of the restaurant. Alternatively, I asked the manager if it would be possible to seat us together in a private room, or a different part of the restaurant. She refused. It was a Monday evening! The place was empty. There were only 3 other parties there with us.

I informed the manager that should probably make a note under the reservation table on the website. Because I know if I would have been advised of the table max in advance, I would have chose another restaurant that could have accommodated us... perhaps in King of Prussia, Plymouth Meeting or Cherry Hill NJ.

Lastly, the server was very polite, but was very soft spoken and unsure of himself. He made novice ordering mistakes. This made a 2 to 2.5hr dining experience almost 4hrs long! I most likely will not chose to return the Philadelphia’s McCormick & Schmick’s.

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AmyO
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

We waited for a very long time to even be provided water, forgot what our ordered drinks were and we had to leave.

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AntoninaD
Savannah
12 reviews
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

The atmosphere is nice. Lots of wood, and carpet. The food has its ups and down. The clam chowder is great, the mixed grill fish is just okay. The oysters are great, the filet is just okay. What is nice is that there are items on the menu that are not very expensive. But this is a chain restaurant, and as such, it’s nothing amazing. Overall I would give it 3/5 stars.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

It was a nice peaceful dinner for my fiancé birthday. We loved the service and the food was even better!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall4Food5Service1Ambience4

Very good food but very bad service

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You can order delivery directly from McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Philadelphia using the Order Online button. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Philadelphia also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Philadelphia also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (215) 568-6888.

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Philadelphia is rated 4 stars by 4863 OpenTable diners.

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Philadelphia does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.landrysinc.com/giftcards/default.asp.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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