40 South 19th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 636 9901
VIP Lounge, formerly Tragos is worth all your time and the perfect way to explore the nightlife of Philadelphia. Hip-hop, pop, blues and house music are chiefly played. There are also regular ticketed performances by several bands and groups, making this a favorite among both locals and tourists alike. Theme nights like Forbidden Fridays and occasional musical soirées add to the fun. It also contain 6 wide-screen televisions where one can catch every sporting action live.
210 West Rittenhouse Square The Rittenhouse Hotel Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 545 1700
Smith and Wollensky in the Rittenhouse Hotel, has won accolades for its innovative menu and serves the signature dishes with style. The 'Shrimp Cocktail' or the famous 'Split Pea Soup' will whet your appetite enough,to explore the variety of dishes adorning the lip-smacking menu; be it the 'Lobster Trails' or the 'Simply Grilled' salmon or halibut. The 'Whole Free-Range lemon pepper chicken' will surely fill your stomach. You'll still want to stuff some of the sides, the whipped potatoes, creamed spinach et al. Come here to enjoy world class cuisine.
117 South 20th Street Rittenhouse Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 636 9250
Capogiro Gelato Artisans has the best Gelato in town-a new batch is made everyday using only the freshest ingredients. The ice-cream has half the fat that regular ice-creams do, plus it's softer and creamier than most. You are sure to find a favorite as you choose from about 250 innovative flavors. Available are the classics-Nocciola, Pistacchio, Stracciatella and innovative Rosemary Honey, Mascarpone and Fig, and Honey Cumin.
123 South 18th Street 18th & Sansom Streets Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 972 8742
Tria offers its guests a relaxing and intimate environment. It is a mixture between a small bar and a café. On Philadelphia's warm nights, they open the candle-lined bay windows. There are numerous, inexpensive items on the menu ranging from salads to sandwiches. The dessert selections nicely accompany Tria's wine list. This bar-café sets itself apart from other noisy venues in Philadelphia by offering a cozy setup that would be ideal for a date or a relaxing night. Open Monday to Saturday noon onwards.
Corner of 40th and Walnut Streets Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 215 386 3300
The main attraction of this cinema is its six well-designed auditoriums, all fitted with Dolby Digital Surround EX, Dolby Digital Stereo Sound, and comfortable seats. The venue also houses six media rooms fitted with plasma screens that feature movie trailers and more. Before or after the show, relax with a delectable concoction available at the on-site 12 Lounge. Check the website for show information.
2023 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 923 6699
For movie fans with a penchant for quality films in a quality setting, Roxy Theatre is the cinema to visit. The two hall venue, equipped with wide screens accompanied by the crisp sound quality and comfortable seats offer a real movie experience. Call for movie schedule.
235 South 15th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 +1 215 893 9696
Xando is your traditional coffee house equipped with sofas, lounging chairs, oddly-shaped tables and artwork-covered walls. It is a cozy atmosphere in which you can enjoy a variety of coffee drinks. After mid-afternoon, the bar opens, featuring local microbrews and martinis, as well as coffee and espresso, teas, arctic lattes and mochas, arctic fruit smoothies, iced coffees and a full stocked liquor bar. Try the Cosi Sandwich (warm pocket bread filled with the ingredients of your choice), a Kissadilla, wraps and salads or dessert.
205 South 18th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 732 6622
Located on Rittenhouse Square, the outdoor seating at Rouge offers a fresh environment to dine on French fare and sip a glass of fine wine. Wines of exquisite vintage enhance the delicate entrees of traditional and contemporary French seafood, poultry and beef dishes. Prices tend to be on the high side but are not exorbitant for a restaurant in the Rittenhouse area. Popular day and night, the casual yet elegant Rouge appeals to sophisticates and culture-seekers of all ages for lunch, dinner or drinks. Restaurateur Neil Stein has given locals a hip spot to enjoy the park's greenery.
2013 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 569 9585
The Irish bartenders in town always talked about football and beer. These days they talk more about bandwidth and modem configuration, but they still know their beer. Caffrey's, Murphy's, Harp's and some of the local micro brews are on tap. There's usually six Irish whiskeys waiting. If you'd like something with your beer, there's a great Atlantic Seafood Chowder. The Bards also offers Irish stew, burgers and four kinds of boxty, an Irish dish of mashed potatoes flavored with shrimp, leeks, chicken, etc.
121 South 19th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 564 6070
Saffron Cafe in Center City hosts a menu with international influences served in the wainscoted dining room of this elegant brownstone, just steps from the Rittenhouse Square. Best bets are crab and corn chowder, marinated lamb chops, grilled sweetbreads. Live jazz every Saturday from 7p-11p.
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