SOMO

4.4
494 reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
SOMO is located in the heart of the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia. We are an American restaurant & bar featuring friendly service, delicious seasonal dishes and a wide assortment of craft beer, craft cocktails and wine.

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
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 494 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.3
Service
4.3
Ambience
4.2
Value
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipmalika
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A great, quiet night out with my beau. Thanks

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AJP1
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Food was pretty good, took forever and was expensive for what you got. Tasted great but again horrible service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was very good! 10/10

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Late Sunday brunch on a beautiful spring day.
Reserved outdoor dining for 2
Arrived on time... then
Waited 20+ mins to be seated even though there are very specific time restrictions per reservation.
and after some confusion on wait staff we did get to place our order which came 30+ mins later with only half the correct order.
Staff were apologetic and we did receive a 25 % comp on the Bill.

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MariahR
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

Outdoor dining was okay we were in this box and there was not much room to enjoy ourselves. The food and drinks were good though!

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KathyS
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2Food4Service1Ambience4

We were a party of 2. Our server was great. The food was also great. However, My issue was with the hostess. She wasn’t friendly and lacked customer service. Our appetizers arrived and we asked for condiments. She was quick to let us know she wasn’t our server therefore could not provide us with the items. We followed up and asked if she can let our server know we needed a few things. She hastily walked away. Then after we finished our meal, she said we needed to get going as the other party that reserved the table after us was waiting. We hadn’t received our bill yet. She then came back and asked if we were done as the other party was now waiting 30 minutes. No fault of ours for the delay. Our bill finally came and we paid it. Won’t be going back there again.

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EmilyG
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

Mediocre food and service. I wouldn't go back unless I just wanted to grab a drink at the bar.

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NehalS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3Food1Service5Ambience5

The food was below average. We got the red velvet pancake and vegetarian rancheros. The rancheros was just potatoes with one fried tortilla and I am glad I asked for some aioli sauce or else it would just be potatoes with fired tortilla. Do not recommend it at all. The red velvet cake additionally was equally tasteless. The best part was the whipped cream. No flavor and a very cakey pancake.

Not going back ever again.

CJ
CraigJ
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice place, good food, service and good atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Very nice restaurant with great service. Everyone was friendly and the food was delicious!

MR
MelinaR
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Drinks and food were excellent. The service was fast and our waitress Janel was great! Definitely want to go back!! Sling blade drink was great lobster Mac and cheese was so yummy.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience2

Only paying for the location
2apps 2entrees 1 dessert no cocktails $100 woulda been worth it if the food was better.
Mussels were very good
Roasted red pepper humus might have been Sabra
Mushroom pappardelle was beyond rich, mostly just oily.
Lobster ravioli was nothing special.
Bourbon banana bread pudding was decent but took as long as the first two courses combined to get outta the kitchen

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service2Ambience2

There was work being done by the Waters company , thats was veery loud . The waitress wasn’t attentive enough , they put salt on our rim , and we asked for sugar , sent it back , and all they did was pour the same salty drink into another glass. Charged $5 to prep a drink. Second and last time going to Somo

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Wonderful first dinner out after a year of dinners in. We appreciated the outdoor set-up and care from the staff. Marcelino was an excellent server, balancing friendly conversation around our orders with space to enjoy ourselves and the rare night out (we have little ones, and you know, COVID times). Food was great, Disco Fries (Poutine?) Delish and my wife loved the Scampi. Thank you SOMO, for a perfect night out. I’m in the industry, so I appreciate both the great experience and everything you’ve been through this year. Kudos and keep it up!

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Damion
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 11 April 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience5

Service was not good and food was worst.

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Dani
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Enjoyed the whole experience for brunch. The service was fast and very pleasant.

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Darin
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Good food, good selection, and good social distancing. Ambiance was very nice. But, service was very slow to take our order and get our check. Maybe it was a busy time, not sure. Still, would go back again.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience2

Lovely concept and location. Great drinks. Really low quality food

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall4Food5Service1Ambience5

Food was AMAZING we went for brunch and sat outside. Unfortunately the service was some of the worst service I’ve ever had. Our drinks took 20 minutes for coffee a bottled beer and one cocktail, I could see them sitting on the service well waiting to be ran. Our waiter never offered to refill our water and it took 45 minutes for our entrees. Not a single plate was cleared through the entire time until a food runner saw the pile of dishes. Food and ambiance are amazing it’s a shame the service was so poor.

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vip1NewZagatsGuide
Philadelphia
335 reviews
Dined on 9 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent smashed pea burgers, fantastic ginger Rogers drinks... wonderful salads!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2021
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience3

The food was okay- I had chicken tacos and they were dry. The server never wiped of our table, never brought us silverware, and she never told us the bar was closing when we asked for shots. I wouldn’t return!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
23 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went for family brunch. Drinks were great, food was amazing, service was fast even though they were busy. Would highly recommend for any occasion!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
24 reviews
Dined on 4 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our visit to SOMO was outstanding. I had the filet which was fresh and prepared properly. The sides were fresh and delicious. Our server was very attentive and the pacing of the meal was excellent. I would visit again!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Eastern Brunch was amazing! Zach our waiter was Great!
Hot in outdoor enclosed booth but we were warned.
We had our puppy so we were limited.

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Cassie
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2021
Overall5Food2Service5Ambience5

Overall this place is great. However they only had a prefixed menu that didn’t make any sense to what you’d expect for brunch . No meats were allowed to be added . I don’t know about everyone else but an omelette with out meat for sides was pointless. Again this was for Easter . Now if I had known I would’ve went somewhere else as the prefixed menu also was overpriced for their poor options provided.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
24 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent experience! Warm welcome by the host. Restaurant is practicing COVID procedures. We both had seafood dishes which were excellent (crab cakes and scampi)! Greeted by the manager whom checked in on our satisfaction as well. Wonderful meal!! Way to go all!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this place, we go at least twice a month

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Waitress could've been more attentive, good was great though.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on 2 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Our waiter was extremely nice and the food was really good the only thing I can complain about is you made a reservation for standard seating and we’re still sad all the way in the back in these tiny paws they’re a little colder than I like however the ambience is beautiful and the meatballs were amazing

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Drinks were fantastic probably my favorite part was the lychee martini ... the food was good the onion jam on the burger was probably my favorite thing I ate it really elevated a cheese burger !! I’d definitely go back the restaurant was beautiful the service was great!

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Brit
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2021
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience3

Restaurant was very loud, food average, good service but reservations are only for an hour and a half.

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vipPhillyFoodieFromNJ
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on 2 April 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

It was perfect.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
24 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The service manager Marisa was very accommodating. My colleague and I are both in the food service industry and it is always amazing to see someone at the top of their game. Service, food and ambience were all great, but Marisa is what made our experience shine.

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RebeccaH
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 28 March 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Nice place and cozy live it there I would go again and tell others of this place ...

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Crystal
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brunch was amazing. Food, service and MIMOSAS omg the best!! Will definitely be back!

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BrigidS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 28 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous brunch! The decor and ambiance are the best!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Our waitress lost the ticket to our food and because we were seated next to the kitchen I heard the entire conversation. Once the food came it was worth the wait. Food and drinks were amazing

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Dani
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great and very accommodating! Definitely would go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server, Gina, was thee best. She was very attentive and checked on us frequently. The bottomless mimosas were on point and Gina made sure our glasses stayed full. I had the brussels and the Somo classic and my aunt had the avocado toast and Somo classic. The food was amazing, I’m eating my brussels now as I’m writing lol.

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ChanteD
1 review
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Banana foster pancakes are so good!!! The homefries are amazing

FAQs

SOMO offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (267) 297-6668.

SOMO is rated 4.4 stars by 494 OpenTable diners.

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.