Check out some of our favorite restaurants in the city below.
Barra Rossa"Barra Rossa is a bustling burst of Italian flavor and energy. The lively atmosphere is perfect for sharing a meal with friends or family, or for a late night snack. The dynamic bar provides a vibrant venue for sampling from a selection of 50 Italian wines served by the bottle or quartino. Begin your meal with a sampling of Italian meats, cheeses and olives. Next, try several of our signature hot and cold small plates. Then, choose from a selection of our wood-fired pizzas and pastas, or one of our signature entrees.
Creative and traditional dishes are brought to life with local and fresh ingredients. An extensive wine and specialty cocktail list pairs with each dish to complete the dining experience."
TALK"From Owner Andrew Kochan, TALK is a New American restaurant and bar offering thoughtfully crafted cocktails and seasonally inspired dishes. Unlike his other restaurant, Marigold Kitchen, TALK provides an a la carte menu and a full bar."
1225Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge"Philadelphia's premier lunch and dinner experience for Japanese cuisine and fine Sake."
Fine Palate"Our culinary team's fine dining roots are from some of the most exclusive restaurants around the world, inspiring an approach not often seen.
The head of our culinary team was trained and mentored by Wolfgang Puck for over a decade. There he learned the art of Asian Fusion, from the original creator himself, Classical Haute French, as well as Mediterranean and Provencal Cuisine. Having studied, traveled, and trained for years, Chef Vince has had the opportunity to experience techniques from the masters of the culinary world such as Alain Ducasse, Joel Robuchon, Eric Ripert, Nobu Matsuhisa and Masa Takayama."
a.kitchen"a.kitchen is a contemporary American restaurant located in AKA Rittenhouse Square. a.kitchen has been named one of Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 Restaurants. Sommelier Mariel Wega is a Best New Sommelier by Wine and Spririts Magazine."
Buk Chon"We welcome Philly's newest Korean restaurant to the City. Buk Chon, named after the neighborhood in Seoul. Their menu is filled with upscale comfort food and has a noodle dish that is one of the best we've ever tasted. Stop by for some spicy, but flaverful food!"
Spicy Memory"We’re passionate about sharing authentic Szechuan cuisine with everyone in Philly. Not all our food is spicy, but you’re sure to remember every bite."
Maison 208"Located at 208 South 13th Street in Philadelphia, Maison 208 is a two-story New American Restaurant and Social serving small and shared plates, craft cocktails, beer and natural wines. Seasonably open-air, Maison 208 invites guests to feel at home and enjoy a casually sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere while enjoying an elevated meal. The menu is spearheaded by Season 14 Top Chef contestant Chef Sylva Senat. The six-story mural by artist James Burns of Mural Arts of Philadelphia is visible throughout the building and is best viewed in 'The Social' under the retractable glass roof, the first of it's kind in Philadelphia."
Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse"We are a dynamic sports bar in the Rittenhouse neighborhood of center city Philadelphia that serves creative bar food, has a dictionary of craft beers and is your #1 spot to watch all local and away games on our army of flat screens. Pull up a stool pour down at beer at Cav's Rittenhouse."
High Street on Market"High Street on Market is an all-day neighborhood restaurant and cafe. Come in early for our award-winning breakfast sandwiches or a fresh baked pastry and a cup of Rival Brothers coffee.
At lunch try our Pastrami on Rye, a bowl of soup, chef salad, or market-driven lunch tartine with a green salad.
In the evening, Leave It To Us if you don’t feel like deciding, or choose from our menu of alt-grain pastas and new American dishes accompanied by an eclectic all-American wine list, creative cocktails and food-friendly local beers and ciders.
High Street on Market Is located in artsy Old City, Philadelphia in the heart of the Historic District around the corner from the Liberty Bell."
Res Ipsa"Cafe in Rittenhouse Square serving ReAnimator Coffee, and house made cafe fare. Evening hours feature dinners inspired by traditional Sicilian cuisine."
Ela"In November of 2011, chef Jason Cichonski opened Ela, an inventive new American bar and restaurant in Philadelphia’s Queen Village neighborhood. Ela showcases Cichonski, who Philadelphia Inquirer’s Craig LaBan called “one of our most exciting young chefs,” is combining an approachable menu of innovative dishes with an extensive wine and craft beer program and inspired cocktail list in a rustic-modern setting.
“Creatively, it’s wonderfully freeing to prepare food that doesn’t fit into any one genre or style; this is seasonal food, using exceptional ingredients, prepared perfectly,” says Chef Cichonski. Ela is a serious-yet-comfortable restaurant with a menu that that changes frequently throughout the year, to reflect the latest offerings."
Caribou Cafe"Our Cuisine Regionale unites the Cuisines from the 15 regions of France. We seek to recreate dishes you could find in a family restaurant in our chef's home country . Homey, tasty, simple and healthy. We use only the freshest products in our kitchen.
From onion soup and salade Nicoise, to quiche Lorraine and crepes Normandes, you'll get yourself a quick and delicious lunch. For dinner, try a hearty choucroute or a Cassoulet; or taste a skatefish or a classic hanger steak. Finish with a profiterolle or an apple tart or even chocolate mousse, Olivier's mother's own recipe."