Adjacent to the Avenue of Arts, next to the Academy of Music, this splendid Italian restaurant celebrates fine dining featuring a full menu of Regional, Traditional, and Modern Italian favorites. A soft strains of classical music and hand painted murals of the Grand Canal and the Venetian Countryside create a wonderful atmosphere for a unique dining experience. For no cover charge, every Thursday and Saturday from 9pm - 1am, live jazz is featured at Pagliacci and late dining until 2am is available for those late night cravings.
Enjoy eclectic American cuisine, relax in the intimate setting or linger till the wee hours in the lower music lounge at Filo's in historic Old City. Savor imaginatively prepared favorites including filets, Chilean Sea Bass, Tuna Steaks, Duck, Rack of Lamb, Penne and more in the upper dining room. Retire to the lower music lounge as Philly's faves spin Rap, Funk, Techno, Reggae, House and Hip-Hop tunes.
The Marmont is a lively and intimate lounge in Philadelphia's trendy Old City. The Philadelphia Inquirer calls it "One of the plushest and coolest-looking places in recent memory." This hot spot was also voted one of the "Top 10 Best New Restaurants" for several years by City Paper Readers Choice Awards. This means that it is crowded on weekends, so make reservations. It also features live entertainment every night and around 9pm the dance floor heats up.
In the heart of Philadelphia's Chinatown, Joy Tsin Lau Chinese Restaurant serves all authentic Chinese cuisines, including Cantonese, Szechwan, and Mandarin. The restaurant combines impressive Imperial Chinese decor and an economical menu. They also feature Dim Sum seven days a weeks and a full bar. Banquet and Convention facilities accommodate upto 400 people in one room with a stage.
Located a half-block from the Convention Center, Vietnam Palace the Vietnamese gem serves some the most delicious Southeast Asian cuisines. Try the "Seven Course of Beef", Chicken Sauteed with lemon grass or even the traditional "Pho Tai" a beef noodle soup that is hearty enough to satisfy as a meal.
Old City Coffee is nestled behind Christ Church on the cobblestone streets of the historic district. Quaint charm and a hot cup of java awaits. Only small batches of coffee are roast daily and freshness is guaranteed. The staff will gladly share their wealth of knowledge to help you select from a variety of roasts and advise proper brewing techniques for maximum flavor. In warm weather, customers can sit outside on Church Street. Live music is performed here on First Fridays, the first Friday of each month when many Old City art galleries host new shows.
Always loud and packed, Dmitri's is known as best place to dine on Greek and Mediterranean cuisine in Philadelphia. Lamb, veal, whole fish and octopus can be seen being prepared on the grill. Greek staples like souvlaki and monster gyros are served along with a host of other olive oil-immersed dishes. Seating only 25 people, the noise level can get near deafening. Reservations are not accepted so be prepared to wait in line. You can have a drink in the cafe across the street, and the hostess from Dmitri's will come and find you when your table is ready.
Located in South Philly's Italian Market, Anastasi's is both a fish market and restaurant. Customers can take the catch of the day home or dine in on seafood and salads prepared with Southern Italian flare. Some come to sample the Crab stuffed ravioli, spicy buffalo shrimp, swordfish steaks, surf and turf, or Chilean sea bass, but most come for the pastas and raw bar. Service tends to be very friendly.
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Considered to be Philadelphia's only pure wine bar, Il Bar is set alongside its big sister restaurant, Panorama. This place and its customers are serious about their wine. Bartenders even throw out the first glass from new bottles to ensure its intended flavor. Featuring 120 wines by the glass, Il Bar also prides itself on its extensive selection of grappa, port, single malts and its reserve list of prestigious bottles. It's a quiet, warm place, with lavish drapes, plush chairs, an indoor waterfall and striking photographic murals adorn the bar. Live jazz is performed on weekends.
Renowned chef and proprietor Susanna Foo has seen her fusion brand of Chinese and French cooking elevate her establishment into the elite of Philadelphia restaurants. In fact, Foo won an award in 1997 for the Mid-Atlantic Region's best chef. The entrees that result are unique. Asian sauces applied to traditionally French entrées like pheasant typify many of the menu items. Scroll paintings and silk lanterns are offset by the contemporary feel of track lighting and minimalist decor.
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