Bringing a bit of the Caribbean to the city, Bahama Breeze is a lively spot to relish the eclectic cuisine from these islands. Their extensive menu with its tropical flavors will entice your palate and will make you want more. Enjoy their happy hours with delectable concoctions that are specially handcrafted by their bartenders. Listen to live music and sway a bit along with family and friends in tow.
Opened in 1992, Steak 38 is an ode to the period from 1950 through the 1960s and is a popular spot for their perfectly charred, flavorful steaks. Their table-side dishes are also a hit among patrons. Using only certified Angus beef and the best of seafood, their steaks are grilled on open flame. Dimly lit, this cozy place also stocks top scotch and martinis. Casually elegant in a nostalgic way, you can be sure of a memorable experience at Steak 38.
Ristorante Toscana is a desirable destination for delectable Italian cuisine. Counted among the best places for Italian food, the kitchen is known for its grilled dishes like Tuna Giallo and Lobster and Crab Bisque, all featuring bold Italian flavors and spices. The place has an impressive wine list, comprising of delicious wines that effortlessly complement the toothsome meal. The ambiance of this charming eatery is relaxed, with interiors as exotic as the food served here, making it perfect for your next dinner session.
Highly acclaimed brewers Mark Edelson and Kevin Finn started this brewery in CE 1994, only to merge as one of the best breweries in town. Not only the house beers but the food is delicious. It has many awards for its children's menu, proving that it knows how to keep kids happy. The Kid's Menu comprises of an assortment of healthy food like fish, fresh sandwiches and the popular Mint, Oreo Cookie. There are gluten-free meals too. Try the egg rolls which are quick to sell. The house beers include the mild Iron Hill Light Lager, Raspberry Wheat with a burst of raspberry and a medium Ironbound Ale.
Located on the Locust Street in Washington Square, Vedge has a lot to offer for vegetarians and vegans in the city. The kitchen, headed by Chef Katie Jacoby uses the freshest ingredients natural available; making everything on the menu free of any kind of animal products and is gloriously tasty. Apart from delicious dishes like the sweet potato pate and brussels sprouts, they also offer a range of all vegan desserts like cheesecakes which are just about awesome. You can complement your gorgeous healthy meal with one of they stellar curated cocktails like Jolly Ginger Jammer.
The Khyber is one of the oldest bars in Philadelphia. It is the quintessential rock club - all dark and smoky. The chosen bar for old and new rockers alike, most bands go on to hit the jackpot from here (always a good sign). The bar itself, designed with ferocious red eyed gargoyles that have been shipped from London way back in 1876! The club boasts of at least one good live show in a week, and happy hour is between 5p-7p. So stop by to chug some beers from the excellent selection, which has both local and international brews. There's also a good selection of delicious pub-style fare on offer, including many vegetarian and vegan options to choose from.
Nunzio Ristorante Rustico serves authentic Italian food and is known for offering delicious meals. The pizzas and the pastas are simply mouthwatering and are served in a very warm and welcoming ambiance. No wonder it has been awarded the Golden Fork Award in 2014 and also has been the critics' choice for the best Italian restaurants in New Jersey. The restaurant also offers special cookery classes and courses for those who are interested. Nunzio Ristorante Rustico also features a gluten-free menu.
From a humble beginning of delivering pizzas, Chef James Marino today owns Bistro di Marino- one of the finest Italian restaurants of the area that regularly wins accolades for its food and service. The daily specials are what pulls the crowd as it offers a chance to sample mussels and crabs with live music and fresh air. If hard pressed for time one can even order-in or grab a take-away. The pre-set meals on Sundays are fabulous and rightly priced, offering the best of the menu. Try the delightful gnocchi or the variety of meatballs on offer.
Inspired by South American steakhouses, El Sitio Grill & Cafe is based along the lines of a typical churrascaria serving up a delicious selection of grilled meats and seafood in a relaxed, friendly ambiance. Sample dishes from across regions like Ecuador, Argentina and Venezuela like the Peruvian Lomo Saltado, Seco de Chivo, Bife de Chorizo as well as a nice selection of soups, salads, wraps and sandwiches for a lighter meal. Don't miss out on the decadent desserts like the Tres Leches, a sweet treat to end your meal. El Sitio Grill & Cafe is a nice place for a week day lunch or a family dinner on the weekend. The restaurant doesn't seat walk-ins, so be sure to call ahead.
Dubbed as the home of real Italian cuisine (Vera cucina Italiana), Villa Barone is a restaurant that has been nurtured by two generations of the Barone family who have brought the authentic tastes of their home country to America. At the restaurant, the menu is extensive—from pasta, panino to pizza fresh from the oven and fantastic appetizers (calamari, mussels, mozzarella bread and Zucchini). Try the homemade Gnocci Pomodoor or try something different in the form of Vodka Rigatoni-Prosciutto with a hint of Vodka— it won't disappoint you.
When it comes to tasteful designs, comfortable tables, and an artfully furnished space, few do it as well as Porch & Proper! Featuring an interior which is both elegant and trendy at once, the establishment exudes a warmth and cozy feel which instantly puts guests at ease. Surrounded by an exquisite garden which serves as a fantastic outdoor dining spot, the restaurant melds flavors and ingredients with a fervent passion that results in the creation of some fabulous dishes. The ingredients utilized by the kitchen are all healthy, fresh, organic and locally sourced so as to enhance the quality of the food. Offering a menu decked with an assortment of delights, Porch and Proper has been attracting widespread attention and popularity for its finely crafted dishes. Sample delectable food items like sourdough focaccia, smoked cheddar hush puppies, grilled calamari, seared foie grass, crispy Brussels sprouts, duck breast, smoked cauliflower steak, and spaghetti among others. Indulge in scrumptious desserts like ricotta pancakes, malted chocolate and beet cake, and coffee eclair. You can also bring your own alcohol to accompany your wholesome meal!
One of the best Japanese and sushi eateries in town, Mikado opened its doors in 1999 and has been wowing diners ever since. This popular spot takes pride in using only high quality ingredients and takes their cuisine very seriously. The result is inventive and delightful plates that will tantalize your palate. Start off with delectable appetizers like Spicy Tuna Chop Chop, Hot Pepper Tuna or Yasai Gyoza. Try their hand rolls such as Amanda, India, Casino and Kamikaze. Their menu is extensive, chances are you might get a bit overwhelmed. Ask their friendly staff to guide you and you they direct you to the right dish as per your liking. Reservations are recommended.