Housed in an 18th century granary, this elegant, old brick restaurant Bistro Romano has been a Philadelphia dining mainstay since 1988. Located in the historic Society Hill district, it is a favorite of the local media and ranks amongst the area's top restaurants. The Smoked Chicken Ravioli and the Veal Rosini are two of the menu's more popular entrees. On weekends, diners can enjoy cocktails in its piano bar, or for a change of pace, take part in its acclaimed Mystery Theater.
1113-31 12th & Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
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!
Monte Carlo Living Room is considered one of the South Street area's finest and most beautiful Italian restaurants. The menu includes homemade pasta, pastry, and gelati. Imported and domestic fresh fish, veal and beef specialties are served daily. Upstairs houses a highbrow discotheque/cocktail lounge featuring nightly entertainment. Favored by an older crowd, strict dress codes are enforced, including jackets and ties for men. Lounge admission: USD10.
Downey's has become one of South Street's favorite watering holes. Irish to the core, this home-town favorite offers a variety of local and regional dishes including steaks, lobsters, pasta and Irish specials. Downey's bar offers hot hors d'oeuvres, a special bar menu, Irish coffee Cappuccino and more. Outdoor dining in season. Entertainment upstairs on Wednesday and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch.
Neapolitan Chef Cipriano Illiano makes a very tasty Risotto Pescatore, as well as shining with his creative daily specials. Whether it's grilled Chilean sea bass, sauteed spinach ravioli with grilled mushrooms in a brandy demi-glaze with sun-dried tomatoes or Farfalle with a smoked-salmon Alfredo sauce, it's made fresh (even the pasta) and fast.
5 N 2 Tokyo is a Japanese restaurant with an Asian fusion of Chinese and Thai influence. Serving fresh sushi's and giving their diners plenty of choice to choose from, their rolls are tasty and inexpensive. You will find the traditional dishes and more such as Edamame, Scallion Pancake, Sake, Lobster roll, tempura, teriyaki, yakitori, nigiri and sashimi, bentos, dinner platters which reflects their fusion cuisine and green iced tea.
Located in Society Hill, the Dark Horse brings the pub culture of Ireland and England to Philadelphia. This little sports bar and pub is nestled in a grand yet modest-looking two-story colonial row house and has about six luxurious rooms that are all built for your comfort. Soccer fans can revel in the fact that this pub makes arrangements so that you can enjoy all the major soccer matches on big screen televisions, while you sip some good old Irish or British beer. For those who prefer solitude and serenity, this pub has enough space so that you can find your own niche and kick back with a beer and a book, or perhaps catch up with some friends. The menu features some old favorites from the British Isles, like Sheppard's Pie, Fish & Chips and Bangers & Mash. But if you are in a light mood, then munch on their delectable sandwiches, salads and soups.
Locals weren't too unhappy with the closing of popular restaurants like the Copper Penny and Sfizzio, as a more chic restaurant-Zahav took their place. Here in an unpretentious and stylish ambiance, Executive Chef Michael Solomonov whips up exotic Mediterranean delicacies. Generous portions of wholesome hummus, hot pita breads, tangy chicken and crispy haloumi are all on offer to satiate the discerning diners. The lip-smacking desserts are the ones to die for and the full bar boasts of the finest of spirits. All in all, a great place to savor rustic flavors with welcoming drinks.
Hello Café is situated in South Philadelphia near the Italian Market. It is a great place to eat especially if you are out late at night and are craving Chinese or Vietnamese food. The restaurant has a wide range of food, from noodles to a selection of hot pots that you can eat with seafood or meats. The fish selection at Hello Cafe is good and you will want to try the fresh fish that they have for that day. Guests can also choose from a selection of beers and wine if you like to drink with your meal. Hello Café is a cheap eat so if you are in Italian Market area take a quick walk down to Hello Café and try it out.
Horizons offers food that is beautiful, fresh and vegetarian. When you enter Horizons, the place smells like heaven and the decor is soft and inviting. If you thought vegan food would be unappetizing, you'll have a second think coming after you try out Horizons. This restaurant is the best place to enjoy your veggies! Here is a vegetarian juggernaut of culinary excellence. Oh, and don't miss the dessert.
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