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.
The Dandelion is a three story British gastropub in Philadelphia. This quaint restaurant and bar has many cozy rooms and bars creating an Old World aura where firewood crinkles in an oak mantle hearth and patrons decorate the wall hooks with coats and scarves, to savor the ever flowing casks, tap craft beers and delectable food or enjoy the tea service's sweet and savory menu. This intimate restaurant, warms your soul with its lovely interiors and sublime food. They serve lunch, tea, dinner and weekend brunch. The menu consists of great fish n chips, divine deviled eggs, tasty lamb shepherd's pie, slow-road pork belly with a cider vinegar glaze, a rabbit pie with oyster mushroom, yummy Sticky Toffee Pudding and much more. The Dandelion is a great place for a romantic date, hang out haunt and private events. Let the food and beer flow!
Chef Jose Garces had come a long way since his graduation from culinary school. The Latin cuisines he dabbles in draw inspiration from Flamenco. Amada pays respect to this iconic Spanish tradition by organizing live music and dances once every week on the premises. The name of this restaurant means 'loved one' in Spanish and a lot of regulars will willingly vouch for it. Book in advance if you are interested in hosting a party or if you want to try the suckling pig.
Fond is chic and friendly, contemporary American Restaurant run by three friends. The restaurant has an open dining room, overlooking the fountain on Passyunk, and a customized hand made bar to relish cocktails, beers and wines while waiting for your friends or meal. The menu is influenced by the seasonal ingredients and is quite diverse. You are welcome to bring your BYOB.
Zahav is a chic restaurant set in an unpretentious and stylish space with Executive Chef Michael Solomonov whipping up exotic Israeli delicacies that are sure to please your palate. Generous portions of wholesome hummus, hot pita breads, tangy chicken and crispy haloumi are all on offer to satiate the appetite of patrons. Other traditional dishes include Walnut Kale Tabbouleh, Beef and Lamb Kofte and Crimini Mushrooms. The desserts are scrumptious and the full bar boasts of the finest of spirits including wines, beers and cocktails. All in all, a great place to savor rustic flavors with welcoming drinks.
The menu at Blackfish, as the name gives a clue, is totally focused on seafood. As you enter the quaint restaurant, you will be mesmerized with the aromas of fresh catch being cooked to perfection inside the kitchen. The place is cozy, very romantic and perfect for a date night. Their menu keeps changing on a daily basis and patrons can enjoy their a la carte menu or explore something from their tasting menu of five courses and seven courses.
An array of rich dishes, including steak and seafood is served here, and you can enjoy it in a serene, elegant ambiance. There are separate lunch and dinner menus. For an unforgettable dining experience, start off your meal with the Pan Fried Calamari with Hot Cherry Peppers, or the Lobster and Crab Cakes, followed by the North Atlantic Twin Lobster Sauté or Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin with Caramelized Shallot Butter. Wind up with the divine White Chocolate Mousse or Coconut Cream Pie. Pair up your meal with one of the wines from an extensive, award-winning wine list.
Time is an eclectic restaurant with three bars including a whiskey bar and serving delicious contemporary American fare. The two floor restaurant has a luxurious 60 seat dining room with Venetian blown glass and teardrop crystals, elevated banquettes around the large bar and a live band of musicians. The first floor houses the earthy whiskey bar done up in wood and has comfy booths ideal to watch a game or enjoy drinks while nibbling on delectable snacks. Lastly the second floor is The Absinthe Lounge, a Parisian inspired club, where DJ's spin to sway you in the night. This chic space is also available for private events. The Whiskey Bar and tap room boasts about more than 90 types of whiskeys, 20 tap beers and much more. You can be sure the tap will never run dry here in Time.
Opa Philadelphia is a Greek restaurant and bar with a beer garden called the Drury in the Midtown Village. The sleek interior welcomes you to bite on the mezedes (small plates) such as herbed keftedes (meatballs) in an ouzo-tomato sauce, and grilled octopus, while the piatas (large plates) offer whole fish and pastitsio. Enjoy the innovative dishes, ambience, lovely wines and the newly opened Drury beer garden, while sipping on your favorite drink and nibbling on gorgeous food in Opa.
Lolita calls itself BYOT - Bring Your Own Tequila. The sophisticated Mexican food available here offers a variety suited to most palates, in an environment that is pleasantly laid back. The menu features many Mayan-inspired dishes prepared with an international twist, such as the Borrega, Borrega, a grilled ginger lamb loin served with a huitlacoche tamal and portabello-shiitake escabeche. And don't let the BYOT motto fool you - the selection of margaritas served by the pitcher is not to be missed.
Located in close proximity to the City Center, this amazing pizza place is a favorite meal spot for the locals of Philadelphia. Serving a long list of wines and pizzas, this restaurant has a minimal decor, that gives it a comfortable and cozy ambiance. Among all their delectable dishes, the ones that stand-out include the Polpettini Pizza, gnocchi pasta, Drunken Goat Meat and Diavolo Pizza. Drop by to have a casual meal with family and friends and witness the authentic taste of Italian cuisine just at Zavino.
Barbuzzo is a trendy Mediterranean restaurant and bar in Center City. The restaurant has a rustic feel to it with its wood oven pizzas & roasting, counter seating at the marbled bar and kitchen counter which overlooks the open kitchen, outdoor patio and the Mediterranean farm cuisine. The food is beautifully handcrafted such as the uovo pizza with spring onion, guanciale, fava leaves & farm egg, house made Sheeps Milk Ricotta and Burrata From Puglia. Don't forget to try their famous Salted caramel Budino dessert. A great place to enjoy the delightful food whether vegetarian or not, Barbuzzo will definitely grow in you.