2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA 19101
Granite Hill is located in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's main building's ground floor and is one of the finest contemporary French restaurants in the neighborhood. This chic, breezy and serene restaurant is known for their delectable French bistro menu complete with transient appetizers, entree salads, decadent omelets, freshest fish, specialty cocktails and wines. A worthwhile visit for a lunch or a drink while visiting Philadelphia's most famous museum.
This upscale, yet still fun and casual restaurant and bar offers fantastic food and drinks. Televisions where you can watch sports, private rooms if you need to host an event, occasional DJ and live performances; Public House Logan Square has it all. The American cuisine has a wide variety of pub fare as well as fine dining contemporary dishes. There assortment of beer, wine and cocktails are also a crowd favorite.
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Perelman Building Philadelphia, PA 19130
Gallery Cafe located in the Perelman Building, serves up fresh appetizing lunch options and is the perfect place to relax during your museum adventures. The menu offers everything from fresh-to-order deli sandwiches and gourmet salads, as well as a range of pastries and desserts. And the decor of the cafe is a sight in itself, as it takes on the sleek, modern look of the surrounding gallery. It's conveniently located, and is sure to give you the boost needed to take on the rest of your afternoon.
McCormick and Schmick's serves a variety of seafood from around the world. Located very close to the historic city-hall, it is a famous two floored restaurant. The restaurant has interiors of dark wood furniture, handcrafted glass ceilings and mosaic tiled floors that make the place look very artistic. Specialty seafood dishes include catfish, tuna, broiled seafood platter and much more. Also to go with your food is a fully stocked bar with an impressive selection of drinks. Though the restaurant is a bit expensive it is worth a visit.
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA 19130
Located on the ground floor of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this restaurant specializes in offering a 'tailor-made' menu to its visitors. Executive Chef Tracey Hopkins expertly presents 'exhibit-related' dishes for the restaurant's guests. So if you have already been to a Parisian exhibition on the first floor, you know which cuisine to expect downstairs. Moreover the restaurant also provides a regular American cuisine with some local specialties-try the 'inventive' seasonal soups and meaty crab cakes. Reservations are necessary, as the restaurant is always bustling with the 'museum crowd'.
A local bar since the 1800's, this restaurant (since 1991), is located in the Art Museum District of Philadelphia. The London Grill has a huge and loyal fan-following. Choose the carefully prepared Beach Pail Lobster Bake, Duck Confit Panini, Steamed Mussels (red or white) among others, for a satiated feeling. Wash down your palate with the eclectic wines and cocktails available. Stressing on the right atmosphere, good food and efficient service, this place has a penchant for hosting special events too, so make sure you're here to celebrate one.
This exquisite French restaurant is nestled in the famous Four Seasons Hotel. The restaurant is laced with elegant interiors and the dining room is quite spacious. Chef Martin Hamann serves authentic French cuisine that has a hint of German flavor. The bar has an impressive list of wines to offer as well, 750 to be precise. See website for menus and more.
Locals visit Effie's to indulge in classic Greek cuisine. Striving for a Greek countryside atmosphere, there are three dining rooms to choose from and a summer dining patio to enjoy the homemade meals. Seafood, pork, lamb and chicken gyros, souvlaki and kebabs are complemented by fresh Greek salads and calamari and spanakopita appetizers. Pick up beer at the nearby deli or bring your own wine and spirits. Effie herself serves as hostess and her Mom is the head chef. The intimate setting provides a casual launching point for an evening on the town.
246 South 11th Street Between Locust & Spruce Philadelphia, PA 19107
Zinc is a very cultural, sophisticated spot located in Midtown Village. Come here for a wonderfully quaint, comfortable experience with others who appreciate fine food and drinks. For brunch, try the oeufs poches benedicte with a side salad. If you come for dinner, marvel at the French favorites like pan seared duck breast and its confit or the rabbit stew with pappardelle. Be sure to save room for dessert!
Renovated in June 2007, Silk City is actually two places joined together. The diner was originally built by the Silk City company in the 1930s. If you are familiar with the old Silk City menu, expect changes. Instead of the usual diner fare the new menu features more inventive dishes such as Wasabi Mashed Potatoes, Crab Cake Sandwiches and more. Average price given below accounts for diner. On the other side of the entrance is the lounge. It opens around 4pm for happy hour, and after 7pm there are DJ parties and the occasional live performance. You can hear anything from Latin, hip-hop, to 80s, disco & psychedelic. The range of music played is incredible. See website for event details.
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