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 kitchen at Le Virtu is led by the talented Chef Joe Cicala. The restaurant features a comfortably classy and intimate ambiance that adds to the over all dining experience in a most positive way. The menu boasts traditional Italian dishes, prepared as they have been for years. With a fabulous wine list and a staggering salumi selection, the restaurant is a haven for those with a discerning palate. Representing a cuisine that is world renown for its masterful play on flavors requiring traditional techniques and exquisite skill, the chefs at Le Virtu do an excellent job of living up to these high expectations.
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.
Owner and Executive Chef Marc Vetri gives traditional Italian cuisine a contemporary twist at Vetri Ristorante. He has won many awards for his presentation, technique and style. Try the antipasti, pasta or have a host of dishes from the delicious six or eight course tasting menu. Don't forget to take notice of the terrific pasta, for it is the focus of the menu.
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!
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.
Serving delicious vegan fare and potent concoctions, 'Charlie was a sinner' attracts locals for more than just its intriguing name. The dimly-lit interiors with an intimate yet exquisite vibe are perfect to enjoy their signature cocktails like the Bulls Eye, daily special Charlie's Punch, East of Eden etc. You can also go for draft beers or wines. The food menu mostly comprises of snacks and small plates like Avocado Toast, Potato Croquettes while pasta variants like Potato Gnocchi, Silken Tofu and Mushroom Ramen are also served. With its charming decors and flavorful food and bar menu, the restaurant makes for a pleasurable romantic dinner.
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.
Butcher & Singer is a popular steakhouse and is known for its old Hollywood ambiance. Dishes include New York Strip Steak, Pork Chops and Pan Roasted Salmon. Don't skip dessert with temptations such as Apple Crumble, Baked Alaska and Chocolate Fudge Cake. The decor and the service ensure that you won't leave on an empty stomach.
Get swept away to a French bistro but keep your feet on Philadelphia soil and dine at Amuse at Le Méridien Philadelphia. This brasserie/bar serves traditional and trademark French dishes, including escargots (snails). So kick back and amusez-vous at Amuse.
Winthorpe and Valentine is an upscale and contemporary American restaurant located inside the Westin Philadelphia. This grand restaurant done up in dark wood along with red chairs and cozy banquettes with a broad farmhouse table made from a fallen black walnut tree, is the centerpiece of the restaurant. Whether you are here for a business lunch/dinner or just to unwind, Winthorpe and Valentine has a serene atmosphere to help you relax and enjoy your drinks at the crimson lounge, basking in from its marble hearth fireplace and relishing the light fare. Lunch can be some truffle fries and sliders or dinner pangs can be satiated by a Pepper Crusted Rib-Eye or some Slow Roasted Amish Chicken and some wine. If you don't want any of these, but just want to have some cool cocktails and dainty snacks, then head to the bar and indulge yourselves.
Square 1682 is a great place for a special occasion or a romantic evening or just an after work hangout. The well lit and sophisticated interiors make one feel lively yet relaxed at the same time. The knowledgeable staff will make sure your experience is enhanced and recommend drinks that go well with your dishes. Come here anytime of the day for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. The truffle popcorn and the duck entrée are a must try. However, you don't necessarily have to order from the menu as you can customize your dishes as per your preference.They also frequently host B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Dogs) brunches for you and your pet pal.