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Alfresco Restaurants & Bars in Philadelphia
Organic coffee and locally sourced fare in two Spruce Hill locations
Owned by an artist and her brother-in-law, all three Green Line and its two sister locations serve only organic, free trade-certified coffee and locally sourced sodas and food. Plus, the artwork on the walls changes frequently and is always for sale.View More
Casual eats and plenty of outdoor seats
Vegetarians and vegans can accompany their meat-eating friends to this casual spot, named for the natural creek that originally bordered the neighborhood.View More
Three squares of seasonal bites
The menu changes frequently at this neighborhood fave, which uses in-season ingredients for lunch, dinner and brunch.View More
Homestyle Southern food worth the wait
With plates packed with latkes, grits, challah French toast and drop biscuits with sausage gravy, it’s amazing the crowds aren’t even larger.View More
A boutique hotel in Skippack Village with killer brunch
Combining old-world charm with the finest modern amenities, Skippack’s Hotel Fiesole features 16 uniquely different guest rooms, Continental European cuisine served in both fine and casual dining atmospheres, a full service live entertainment lounge and banquet facilities for all occasions.
Make sure you take in the the intricate woodwork, open air lobby and breathtaking stained glass ceilings.
And Sunday morning means a champagne brunch buffet — one of the best in the region. Guests can choose from lobster eggs Benedict, gnocchi du jour, antipasto and a wide array of pastries.View More
Cold beer and tasty food steps from Independence Mall
Opens April 27, 2017View More
Independence Beer Garden is an outdoor retreat overlooking the Liberty Bell Center and Independence National Historical Park that supplies America’s most historic square mile with a destination for casual alfresco eating, drinking and playing.
Get fired up for solid American fare and an impressive whiskey list
Set in a 19th-century firehouse—the fireman’s pole is still standing—Jack’s has been serving innovative American cuisine, along with impressive whiskey and scotch selections, to neighbors and visitors for more than 20 years.View More
Delicious Carribean food accompanied by equally delightful outdoor dining
The Jamaican Jerk Hut is an extremely friendly BYOB restaurant specializing in authentic Caribbean food.View More
Waterfront dining at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
For a waterfront dining experience, look no further than Keating’s Rope & Anchor, Bar + Kitchen at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing.View More
The oldest continuously operated inn in America
The historic King George II Inn dates way back to 1681 and has welcomed notable guests such as Gregory Peck, Katherine Hepburn and even George Washington.View More
Favorite spot for everyone’s happiest hour
With $3 happy hour pickle shots, $2 PBR draughts all day every day and $20 bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for brunch, the budgeting crowd gets their cheap drink on here.View More
Local bar that would make Franklin proud
Named for Ben Franklin’s famous experiment with electricity, Kite & Key has one cask, 16 taps, countless bottles and even some cans of local, domestic and foreign beers.View More
A neighborhood cafe anchoring the corner of 21st and South
Coffee shop by day, BYOB by night, this comfortable venue serves Israeli-style treats along with pastries and coffees.View More
A tasty tour of the Abruzzi table
An impressive wine list complements the authentic Abruzzese cuisine prepared in an open kitchen. An intimate dining room and outdoor patio complete the warm and rustic atmosphere, and the seasonal menu melds local produce and meats with artisanal delicacies like honey and sheep’s milk cheeses imported from Italy’s Abruzzi region.View More
Eclectic home for comforting foods
The mural-clad outdoor patio and huge menu of bottled microbrews at eclectic bistro Llama Tooth caters to the pre-club crowds, while the unpretentious kitchen (barbecue pork mac and cheese, turkey meatloaf and veggie burgers) has an everyman appeal.View More
A mainstay destination for local brews, burgers and finer dining
A neighborhood staple since 1991, London Grill is one part pub, with local microbrews on tap and a classic cocktail menu, and one part white tablecloth restaurant.View More
Making Philadelphia’s great public spaces even better
May 13-21, 2017View More
Philadelphia’s fifth annual “LOVE Your Park Week” allows residents to pitch in and help clean up some of Philadelphia’s 10,000-acre park system – and then enjoy the spaces with special events.
Labor Day weekend festival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway returns for its fifth year
September 2-3, 2017View More
The Budweiser Made In America Festival, a massive musical celebration that takes over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Labor Day weekend, is set to return in 2016.
Craft beers, creative sandwiches and an outdoor patio
An epic bottled beer list is just one highlight of the vegan-friendly Memphis Taproom, which also boasts 10 craft beers on tap and extensive brunch, lunch and dinner menus.View More
A former market comes back to life
Located in what used to be a neighborhood corner market, Mercato — which means “market” in Italian — expands on its namesake theme by emphasizing fresh, local ingredients in its contemporary Italian menu.View More
Perfect al fresco dining and nightlife on the Delaware River Waterfront
Opens April 20, 2017View More
One of Philadelphia’s most popular spring and summer hotspots, Morgan’s Pier is an oasis of craft beer, delicious food and incredible live music on the Delaware River Waterfront.
Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Philadelphia skyline with your meal
Docked permanently at Penn’s Landing on the Delaware River Waterfront, the Moshulu is a restaurant that deserves a spot on your must-visit list. A Philadelphia landmark, the Moshulu is world’s oldest and largest four-masted Tall Ship.View More
Now known as Supper Sessions on the Avenue
Sip, savor and stroll your way through Mt. Airy during Street Fare, an evening of food and fun along Germantown Avenue.View More
Philadelphia’s favorite street food festival coming to a neighborhood near you
May 11, 2017View More
A popular series of outdoor street festivals, Night Market Philadelphia is a seasonal celebration of food, music and community held in the city’s vibrant neighborhoods.
A premium hang on the northern edge of NoLibs, this swim club attracts an attractive crowd with tunes, drinks and chill space.View More
A great corner spot in Northern Liberties with serious bar food
This neighborhood eatery keeps the crowds coming with its casual menu of bar classics—Asian-style Buffalo wings, potato pierogies, veggie spring rolls and one juicy burger.View More
Beer, brats and a block party
September 17, 2016View More
Brauhaus Schmitz is going all out for Oktoberfest with a week of German-inspired events all leading up to an incredible block party on South Street on Saturday, September 17.
Multiple beer tents, traditional eats, live music and more
Block Party: September 17, 2016View More
Fishtown’s popular beer garden Frankford Hall teams up with neighbor Fette Sau to host one of the city’s largest Oktoberfest celebrations with a day-long block party on Frankford Avenue.
Stephen Starr’s popular Rittenhouse Square bistro pays homage to Paris
With Parc, famed restaurateur Stephen Starr brings a certain je ne sais quoi to Rittenhouse Square. Parc offers an authentic French bistro experience, fully equipped with a chic Parisian ambiance and gorgeous sidewalk seating overlooking the Square.View More
Lively festivals that celebrate the city’s diversity all summer long
Spring 2017 (TBA)View More
The PECO Multicultural Series is a popular series of diverse and free events at Penn’s Landing throughout the spring and summer.