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109Mirna's Cafe

Address: 758 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA  19422   Make a Reservation
Mirna's Cafe
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It is with food that we express our generosity and hospitality. Since 1992, Mirna’s Restaurant & Grill has maintained an outstanding reputation, by providing excellent Italian and Mediterranean food in the Blue Bell Pa complemented by attentive and warm service. If you are celebrating a special occasion or would simply like to indulge in a delicious lunch or dinner, don’t hesitate to bring your favorite bottle of wine and leave the rest on us. Mirna’s menu will add a distinctive taste to your family and friends’ future get together, business gathering or next event. Our cuisine will delight the gourmet, ... Learn More »

109C.C.'s Kitchen

Address: 517 Station Ave, Haddon Heights, NJ  08035   Make a Reservation
C.C.'s Kitchen
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Christine & Carmelyna’s Kitchen. Small BYOB with a unique Chef to table experience, serving New American influenced cuisine. Learn More »

107Bistro St. Tropez

Address: 2400 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
Bistro St. Tropez
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Before Patou came to Old City with its ultra-hip appeal, Patrice Rames already had a Philadelphia success nestled atop the Marketplace Design Center in Center City. Since 1987, Patou’s sister restaurant Bistro St. Tropez has been serving Philadelphia foodies the finest of French food, and has given five-star French spots some stiff competition. In Bistro St. Tropez you will find the illusion of Provence amidst simple elegance, classic French cuisine, and a predominately French wine selection—all presented with Rames’s signature classic style that gives Philly a true taste of France. Learn More »

108The Prime Rib

Address: 1701 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
The Prime Rib
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A great steak is a culinary art form, and while many restaurants strive for such excellence, few actually achieve it. For decades, the Prime Rib has been pleasing diners with the highest quality meats and seafood in Baltimore and Washington D.C.; in 1997, it took up shop in Philadelphia. Elegant, classic and undeniably upscale, the Prime Rib has established itself as a beloved favorite among the discerning Rittenhouse crowd, proving that nothing beats a perfectly cooked steak and a well-made cocktail. Learn More »

107The Palm - Philadelphia

Address: 200 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19102   Make a Reservation
The Palm - Philadelphia
This New York import was the tenth Palm to open nationwide and has since become a popular destination for diners including local celebrities. Located in the ornamented Bellevue Hotel building, the chic dining room walls are filled with portraits of local and national personalities. The menu consists of their infamous cheesecake, prime beef, jumbo lobsters, and authentic Italian entrees. At a restaurant that treats all guests like family, the Palm thrives on providing excellent meals at exceptional standards. Using traditional ingredients and simple recipes, this restaurant avoids culinary fads to bring its patrons an honest and satisfying dining experience. 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 »

10610 Arts

Address: 10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA  19102   Make a Reservation
10 Arts
Showcasing the bounty of locally grown produce and organic ingredients, celebrity chef Eric Ripert has dished up yet another success with 10 Art. His mission is simple: to offer the best of contemporary American cuisine. His menu is exemplary: Ripert’s elegantly fine-tuned technique balances the complexity and heartiness of many of his most notable dishes. The Steamed Mussels are served in a chorizo and white wine broth, while the Pork and Beans highlights braised pork belly in a summer bean ragout. Understated and masterful, the Bouillabaisse has market fish and shellfish in a saffron and tomato broth. Learn More »

106Dolce

Address: 241 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
Dolce
One of the hippest and hottest places in Philadelphia isn’t exactly a nightclub, but more of a traditional restaurant with a twist. At Dolce, traditional table service and real Italian food are flipped with a very chic, modern, and dimly lit ambiance. When paired together, it’s an Old-World meets New-World match made in heaven. Each dish, crafted by Italian chef Alfonso Valentino, is made with the freshest Italian ingredients and an attention to detail. They also offer options for private parties inside their banquet facilities. Grab a drink and some friends next time you want Italian food, because at Dolce, ... Learn More »

105Le Castagne

Address: 1920 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
Le Castagne
Delinquent account! This restaurant has an unpaid balance for our services. Unfortunately, it has been our experience that account delinquency is the result of an establishment’s financial difficulties, which also commonly translate into a deterioration in service and food quality. As we have not been given the opportunity to assess the status of this restaurant, we cannot in good faith recommend it to our customers. While we can’t currently endorse this venue, we are happy to suggest a number of other high quality restaurants to meet all your dining needs. Thank you for your understanding. 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 »

106Gilmore's

Address: 133 E. Gay Street, West Chester, PA  19380   Make a Reservation
Gilmore's
Owner and Chef Peter Gilmore brings more than 30 years of experience to Gilmore’s Restaurant. This remarkably talented chef worked for 22 years as Chef de Cuisine at Philadelphia’s Le Bec-Fin before venturing out on his own. Located on West Chester’s main drag, Gilmore’s Restaurant offers classic French fare with an American twist. Dishes like Confit of Boneless Duck Leg and Escargots sit side-by-side with Shrimp Corn Dogs and Foie Gras Pizza (from humanely raised ducks). Although Chef Gilmore has a little fun with his menu, it does not mean there is anything lacking in the classic French tradition. The ... Learn More »

106TRUST

Address: 249 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
TRUST
Located in Philadelphia’s Olde City, TRUST event center is a cutting edge venue that doubles as an art gallery. The event space is unique and serves as a great back drop for any party, wedding, corporate event, or luncheon. This one of a kind location is nestled in with some of Philadelphia’s beloved colonial attractions. TRUST blends the old world with the new by showcasing its historic roots on the outside, with current emerging artwork adorning its interior walls. This building is as architecturally beautiful as it is sound. The building’s grandeur is further enhanced by the inlaid hard wood ... Learn More »

106Richmond Hall

Address: 2619 E. Indiana Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  19134   Make a Reservation
Richmond Hall
Philadelphia’s Richmond Hall is among the city’s most elegant locations to host an event available for weddings, parties, banquets, and more. Originally a church, Richmond Hall is complete with hard wood floors, cathedral ceilings, and an iron balcony. The stylish space within the hall where all of these events take place, known as the crystal room, holds multiple extravagant crystal chandeliers that light up the space. Richmond Hall offers event planning and catering services with an extensive Italian-inspired menu, and prides itself on being a company that provides affordable elegance. Learn More »

106Cescaphe Ballroom

Address: 923 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA  19123   Make a Reservation
Cescaphe Ballroom
If you’re searching for an elegant, romantic, intimate, and exquisite venue for a wedding, birthday, banquet, or any other type of celebration, look no further than Philadelphia’s Cescaphe Ballroom. Its built in hardwood flooring provides a great dance floor and the ballroom can be transformed into any theme the client desires. Historically a movie theater, the building was renovated and hosted its first event in 2004. Since then, this extravagant venue has become renowned for its signature opulence, professionalism, and unparalleled attention to detail. The Cescaphe Ballroom also features a lounge area that serves as a great area for cocktails ... 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 »

107Tinto

Address: 114 S. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
Tinto
Located in Rittenhouse Square, Tinto is a cozy restaurant, reminiscent of a rustic wine cellar. The dishes are inspired by cuisine that can be found in Basque country, the coastal and mountainous regions that surround both the Spanish and French border. Try such dishes as the Shortrib Sandwich with braised shortribs, bacon, asparagus, and celery root aioli or the Pork Belly with Berkshire pork belly, honey lacquer, and shaved apples. Whether you’re out for a quick bite or want to relax and enjoy a luxurious evening out, Tinto’s is the place. Learn More »

106Meritage Philadelphia

Address: 500 S. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146   Make a Reservation
Meritage Philadelphia
Meritage Restaurant and Wine Bar, located in Rittenhouse Square, offers a contemporary, seasonally-driven fusion menu that incorporates traditional French techniques and Asian flavors. Specializing in small plates, the restaurant allows diners to share and enjoy a variety of dishes. Don’t be fooled by the food— Owners Michele DiPietro and Irene Landy are similarly committed to providing an award-winning selection of wines at affordable prices. Local vegetables and produce are hand-picked from Lancaster and Chester County Farms for diners to enjoy while taking in the sophisticated décor and savoring the flavor of truly fresh ingredients. Learn More »

105Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar

Address: 3611 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104   Make a Reservation
Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar
Modern, stylish, delicious. Penne Restaurant and Wine Bar serves up the finest regional Italian cuisine with the elegance and flair of modern culinary trends. Executive chef Eileen Watkin handcrafts unique and innovative creations daily in a setting that's warm and whimsical. The colorful interior creates a mood and setting that is fresh and upbeat, and when paired with one of their regional Italian wines from their extensive bar menu, guests can relax with ease and enjoy the simple pleasures of Italian cuisine. Located inside the Hilton Inn, Penne Restaurant and Wine Bar is a trip worth making. 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 »