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.
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.
A great breakfast and lunch spot, located at the conjunction of 7th and Pemberton Streets, the Fitzwater Cafe boasts of a fabulous kitchen team, headed by Stacey DiPlacido. On offer here is an impressive menu that's dominated by hearty breakfast and brunch preparations. A famously BYOB place, where you can get your own alcohol to add to the 'buzz value' of your gorgeous brunch, Fitzwater Cafe serves truly scrumptious dishes like Crème Brulée French toast, breakfast burrito and tomato and pesto omelet, to name a few, along with fresh squeeze juices. The service is great and the prices are quite fair, the only con here is that they don't accept cards, so better load up on cash before heading here.
A luxurious venue that offers a perfect setting for dining with family, Maggiano's Little Italy is a gem. It offers a pre-set menu of two courses with choice of dishes for the entire family. The entrees are excellent and feature the likes of Spinach and Artichoke Al Forno, Rustic Chicken & Shrimp pasta, Gnocchi & Italian Sausage and the very popular Rigatoni D pasta.If hard-pressed for time, one can avail the take out or delivery options and relish the food at leisure. The bar also offers a good selection of beverages and lots of attractive promotions.
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.
The Korean fast food restaurant Giwa is a great place to have quick lunch or dinner at a reasonable price. Perhaps the best-known dish on the menu is their selection of bibimpab, vegetables mixed with rice and hot pepper sauce and topped with a cooked egg. Their numerous varieties of bibimpab is served in a hot iron bowl which literally fries the rice as you eat it. Another favorite is bulgogi — marinated beef served with rice. Giwa is centrally located in the heart of center city making it convenient and easy to locate.
Fogo de Chão is part of a chain, but you would never know it by the upscale menu and impeccable service. Meals at this Brazilian steakhouse begin with a trip to the sprawling buffet, during which waiters usher dishes of hot polenta and chewy cheese bread to your table. Then as soon as you say "Go" (using red and green cards) chefs known as "gauchos" begin serving hand carved meats to your table. Filet mignon, ribeye, pork, and more are all equally delicious and perfectly seasoned. Try a little of everything, or focus on one selection. Just remember to save room for the fried banana dessert!
A hidden wonder is located in what is known to locals as Little Korea. Kim's BBQ is a Korean Barbecue which does a fantastic job at bringing a art of Korea to the North Philadelphia area. Kim's BBQ has lots of meats you can BBQ right at your table in addition to a variety of side dishes. Make no mistake, your table will be filled from traditional sides dishes such as Kim Chee and other meats you choose to BBQ. You can order meats which come marinated in special sauces. Kim's BBQ also has dishes like Korean hot pots and special fish soup. And no experience at Kim's would be complete without a bottle of soju to wash your food down.
This sleek and elegant restaurant is housed in the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Thirteen serves an American fare with a modern twists and has a full service bar; Circ, where you can enjoy your cocktails. The culinary team includes Robert Price and Judson Branch. This restaurant is popular with the NFL and college football enthusiasts, who can enjoy watching the game on the plasma screen. The restaurant also has the facility to accommodate up to 60 guests for private events or parties.
Max Brenner – Philadelphia is a chocolate themed restaurant. It's for everyone who has a child like enthusiasm and loves chocolates. It is a chocolate fairytale that will just make you smile. Be it the menu or the decor, chocolate reigns in this place. Anyone remembers Willie Wonka? Well you can say Max is just a bit like that. The massive menu boasts about 30 sweet endings and there is a different savory menu too! Some of the specialties are the chocolate pizza, hot chocolate, really cheesy really crunchy Mac & Cheese and Black Sesame Salmon. Max Brenner will draw you with its chocolatey aura and intoxicate you with its delicious chocolate centered food. A great place to hang out and forget the cares of the world, indulge your family, friends and yourself in Max Brenner.
It's hard to believe the Hard Rock has been around for over 30 years now. It started as a place in London to get authentic American hamburgers and somehow turned into an international institution. The rock memorabilia includes Pete Townshend's blue Rickenbacker and Mick Jagger's Green Velvet Pants. And non-stop rock music, loudly pumps to every corner of the cafe. Step into Hard Rock Cafe to party and pick up a gift form the gift store as well. Check out the huge selection of collector pins, t-shirts, leather jackets and tons more!