Sunday Brunch Restaurants

108Caribou Café

Address: 1126 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107   Make a Reservation
Caribou Café
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Only a few strides removed from the Forrest Theater in the gentrified neighborhood of Wash West, the Caribou Café corrals a hip mix of city crawlers, theater goers, local and national personalities, and plain old Philly folk. The festive décor in this vibrant slice of France frames the intoxicating upbeat insouciance that replicates the spirit and verve of the real-deal French café. The moderately priced menu focuses on regional everyday French standbys while simultaneously providing a gastronomic tour of France. Diverse delights from Alsace to Provence tempt the palate – all interpreted delectably by Maitre Cuisinier de France, Olivier Desaintmartin. Learn More »

107Jones

Address: 700 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
Sit in cozy avocado-colored booths or in the pleather swivel chairs of yesteryear, with a background of cherry wood, framing stacked stone brick walls reminiscent of the Brady Bunch. Enjoy a tasty soda pop or order a “cool” cocktail such as Proud Mary, Hound Dog, or Cloud Nine. Choose from comfort foods like Baked Mac and Cheese, Thanksgiving Dinner, Meatloaf, or a Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie. Have smaller fare such as Tomato Soup with grilled cheese or a Tuna Melt on rye. Step back in time to the 1970s, near Independence Mall, where the history of the 1770s abounds. Book over ... Learn More »

107Cuba Libre - Philadelphia

Address: 10 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
Cuba Libre - Philadelphia
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With its kitschy theme park decor and its hip Latin beats, Old City’s Cuba Libre is all about the ambiance. The elaborately designed space – with its tall palms and wrought-iron balconies – was built to resemble an outdoor café in Cuba circa 1940. The restaurant’s menu combines “Nuevo Cubano” dishes alongside traditional Cuban cuisine. From the tasty mango butter spread accompanying the bread to the juicy Guava BBQ Rib entrée, this Latin feast will be an experience all its own. The endless variety of Cuban rums and a tasty selection of mojitos, Cuba Libre’s specialty drinks, won’t disappoint either! Learn More »

106Distrito Modern Mexican

Address: 3945 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104   Make a Reservation
Distrito Modern Mexican
Get your spice on at Distrito Modern Mexican—a colorful, hip Mexican restaurant and cantina. Keeping it traditional with their house specialties of Ceviches, Sopas, Tacos, Los Moles, and more—but keep it kitschy and fun with their retro-inspired décor, fit with colorful pink neon lights and a mesh of upscale and decidedly tacky design. Chef Jose Garces, a master of Latin cuisine, aims to create culinary creations that fuse traditional dishes with a modern interpretation. With options for lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, plus cocktails and finger food, Distrito Modern Mexican is a one-of-a-kind place to dine. Learn More »

106Water Works

Address: 640 Water Works Drive, Philadelphia, PA  19130   Make a Reservation
Water Works
Located in Philadelphia’s most scenic area, Water Works Restaurant is a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach. Nestled high above the Schuylkill River behind the city’s prized Museum of Art, Water Works boasts awe-inspiring views of a serene waterfall, tree-lined riverbanks, and the luminous Boathouse Row. Contemporary American with a Mediterranean flair, Water Works’ cuisine attempts to balance the restaurant’s superior atmosphere with rustic yet elegant dinner options for all ages and tastes. Growing in popularity by the day, Water Works—owned by Michael Karloutsos—has become Philadelphia’s most visually astounding dining hotspot. Learn More »

108ZINC

Address: 246 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107   Make a Reservation
ZINC
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Nestled into its charming Midtown Village locale, Olivier Desaintmartin’s second Philadelphia feat, Zinc, is the essence of class meets comfort. In a city filled with attempts at the French bistro, Desaintmartin sets this 11th street gem above the rest by offering unfussy bistro classics and an exclusively French wine selection. Zinc offers diners the rare chance to feel right at home with a dining room décor that features exposed brick, dark polished wood, bistro chalkboards and authentic Parisian paintings. Complete with a knowledgeable and friendly staff, Zinc’s quaint, romantic appeal is reminiscent of a true bistro a vins one might ... Learn More »

108Stony Run Inn

Address: 2409 Route 737, Kempton, PA  19529   Make a Reservation
Serving German / Austrian Cusine. Learn More »

106Seven Stars Inn

Address: 263 Hoffecker Rd, Phoenixville, PA  19460   Make a Reservation

105Restaurant Alba

Address: 7 W. King Street, Malvern, PA  19355   Make a Reservation
Restaurant Alba
Restaurant Alba prides itself on offering, “contemporary wholesome cuisine in a sophisticated yet comfortable setting,” but it is the smell of the wood-burning grill that will captivate your initial interest. Diners are greeted by this compelling aroma before they even pull into Restaurant Alba’s parking lot. Husband and wife owners Sean and Kelly Weinberg persistently create simple yet elegant dishes that are cooked over this state-of-the-art grill. With minimalistic décor and a unique rural approach to cooking, Restaurant Alba has been described as “rustic chic.” It may be the wafting scent that brings you in, but it is the fresh, ... Learn More »

105Marigold Kitchen

Address: 501 S. 45th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104   Make a Reservation
Marigold Kitchen
This Spruce Hill Victorian townhouse has seen several incarnations of Marigold restaurants, starting in 1934 as the Marigold Tea Room. With rave reviews for the exciting American cuisine, the menu changes almost daily thanks to the ingredients used from local farms in the Philadelphia area, driving the freshness of the cuisine. As a BYOB establishment, patrons are invited to bring their favorite beverages to accompany the eclectic menu, and for those looking for the finest of dining experiences, the chef’s tasting menu is available upon request with reservations made 24 hours in advance. Fresh ingredients and an ever-changing menu make ... Learn More »

106Figs

Address: 2501 Meredith Street, Philadelphia, PA  19130   Make a Reservation
Figs
Braised meats cook slowly while seductive aromas – saffron, cinnamon, and ginger – waft into the air, causing diners’ mouths to water with anticipation. A smattering of mostly local, casually dressed guests are spread evenly among the neatly outfitted tables. Such is the atmosphere at Figs, a cozy Fairmount stronghold since 2001 opened by Executive Chef/Owner Mustapha Rouissiya. The dining area of this pumpkin-colored Moroccan restaurant offers the perfect space for the blend of tasty Mediterranean-inspired dishes and energetic crowd that frequents the restaurant. Make sure to bring cash, since credit cards are not accepted at this trendy neighborhood bistro. Learn More »

105Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant

Address: 4120 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA  19127   Make a Reservation
Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
There are plenty of bars to choose from in Manayunk, but for true beer aficionados there's really only one choice: Manayunk Brewery, which has at least eight craft-brewed beers on tap at all times (brewed in their beer cellar), not to mention an extensive wine list (bottles are priced only $10 above cost) and a full bar. Patrons also keep coming back to Manayunk Brewery for the food, which ranges from their famous burger and a rotisserie chicken marinated in beer to ahi tuna and filet mignon. Learn More »

105Jake's Restaurant

Address: 4365 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA  19127   Make a Reservation
Jake's Restaurant
Located in Manayunk, Philadelphia’s funky, high-energy, artsy neighborhood, Jake’s Restaurant is a lively, sexy spot to meet friends for drinks and stay for dinner. Be warned, though; this is a place you may not want to leave. Chef/owner Bruce Cooper’s chic regulars make a habit of staying all night, savoring his unique brand of stylish, regional American food. While fine dining can be pretentious or stuffy, at Jake’s it is neither. The kitchen is in sync with its customers’ desire for both fun and flavor in their food. For instance, on a recent visit, the prix fixe menu was titled ... Learn More »

106The Plough & the Stars

Address: 123 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
The Plough & the Stars
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Located in the historic Corn Exchange Building in Old City, this Irish pub has a recognized reputation for great food, live entertainment, and a bustling atmosphere. French Chef Vincent Fanari has earned national praise for the innovative menu that mixes technique with the Irish appreciation of fresh vegetables and local products. Learn More »

105Thomas'

Address: 4201 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA  19127   Make a Reservation
Thomas'
Thomas' is full of pleasant surprises, from the American menu that fuses both creative and comfort foods to the wide selection from the bar that pleases both beer and wine lovers. This Philadelphia favorite was opened in 1982, and the interior boasts spacious rooms with a relaxed atmosphere. The menu features favorites such as Shrimp Bruschetta and Braised Pork, created by Executive Chef Kevin Smith. Enjoy a weekend brunch which features a selection of innovative salads and breakfast entrees. With special events every night of the week, such as karaoke, Wine Wednesdays and live music, Thomas’ Restaurant and Bar is ... Learn More »

106Happy Rooster

Address: 118 S. 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19102   Make a Reservation
Happy Rooster
A Philadelphia mainstay for 40 years, the Happy Rooster is a mixture of old-school refinement and quirky charm, making it a favorite spot among locals and visitors. Opened as Philadelphia's first vodka and caviar bar in 1968, it was famous for its great food and old-boys’ club feel. When new owner Rose Parrota took over in 2000, she made a few changes. What remains offers a refined, but cozy dining experience. The menu is a selection of classic dinner fare with a few contemporary twists, and the bar offers a diverse wine list. On any given night, you can find ... Learn More »

106Famous 4th Street Deli

Address: 700 S. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19147   Make a Reservation
Famous 4th Street Deli
Located just south of the hustle of South Street in Queen's Village, the Famous 4th Street Deli is a quaint Jewish-American restaurant featuring hospitable service and enormous sandwiches. Named after the streets in New York City, some of the sandwiches stand over six inches tall and come with a choice of sides like potato pancakes and fresh fruit. Traditional Jewish American delicacies, including monsterous bowls of matzah ball soup, can be ordered as appetizers. The attached bakery freshly bakes a motley of pastries available for desert or take out daily. Learn More »

107The Continental

Address: 138 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
The Continental
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The setting is 1964, the décor sleek and retro-futuristic, and the patrons trendy and chic. This is the place to go for a martini (or two), with a raved-about selection of signature drinks ranging from the classic to the innovative. An excellent array of international tapas complements the flavorful cocktails, with such popular treats as the Lobster Mashed Potatoes and Seared Tuna with Mushroom Risotto. Whether it’s happy hour, Sunday brunch, or another night on the town, Continental is a place to see and be seen. Learn More »

108Devon Seafood Grill

Address: 225 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
Devon Seafood Grill
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Devon Seafood Grill offers “global aquatic cuisine,” with ingredients and flavors from all corners of the world. Chef Jitendra Gulgule serves up creative interpretations of market-fresh Pacific and Atlantic fish and shellfish, presenting both daily and seasonal specials and signature classics. An oyster bar and extensive wine cellar add to the experience, as does the comfortably elegant setting. Learn More »

107Pumpkin

Address: 1713 South Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146   Make a Reservation
Pumpkin
Pumpkin, coined from the pet name of husband and wife co-owners Ian Moroney and Hillary Bor, offers an adventurous menu that changes daily – dishes can include snails, cardoon, and homemade banana gelato. The intimate 28-seat restaurant in the city’s Graduate Hospital area also serves up the sort of comfortable charm that comes of candle lighting, small tables, and attentive service from employees that include members of Moroney’s family. This neighborhood restaurant is well suited for a second date, a second anniversary or a couple of hours catching up with old friends. With an ever changing menu that boasts farm-to-table ... Learn More »