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108Alma de Cuba

Address: 1623 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
Alma de Cuba
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Alma de Cuba is a Latin vacation, right in the heart of Philadelphia. Located at 1623 Walnut Street, it’s a perfect destination to pop into on the way home from work or for an elegant dinner. The lounge evokes sultry Miami nightlife with a mix of traditional Cuban and contemporary elements, with traditional drinks such as Caipirinhas and Classic Mojitos, which are always specially priced for happy hour. Upstairs, the balcony-style seating and classic décor promise a mellow and sophisticated ambiance. Chef Rodriguez adds novel twists to old world Cuban standards in his "Nuevo Latino" creations, such as Pan Roasted ... Learn More »

108Pod

Address: 3636 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104   Make a Reservation
Pod
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Restaurateur Stephen Starr’s vision of the future burns bright in the University City section of Philadelphia where Pod dishes out Asian fusion cuisine in an atmosphere that is a playful cross between Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Jetsons. Fresh sushi, dim sum, and full entrees are served in Pod’s sleek, high-tech dining space. The restaurant’s glossy, pure white interior, accentuated by concentric circles of blue, orange, and purple lighting and flooded with the pulse of ambient music, boldly transports patrons to a culinary destination that is truly ahead of its time. Learn More »

109Casablanca Moroccan Restaurant

Address: 4010 N Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE  19720   Make a Reservation
Casablanca Moroccan Restaurant
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The best quality is the absolute satisfaction of customers. We provide the best and delicious food to our customers.Casablanca Restaurant strives to keep the standard for good. We are open to serve our customers with scrumptious food. We promise you that we will keep on doing our best with strength, honesty, and pride. Learn More »

107Marley's Brewery and Grille

Address: 1323 Columbia Blvd, Bloomsburg, PA  17815   Make a Reservation
Marley's Brewery and Grille
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Marley's is serving unique food & craft Beer. One of Bloomsburg’s most popular restaurants, Marley’s provides a unique, delicious twist on the traditional bar and grille. We offer mouth watering casual American cuisine, using nothing but the freshest ingredients in our menu items, which includes soups, sandwiches, wraps, pasta and more. All of our award-winning beer is brewed on site. Reservations are recommended. Learn More »

108Barclay Prime

Address: 237 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
Barclay Prime
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Located inside the posh Barclay residence on Rittenhouse Square, Barclay Prime is Philadelphia restaurateur Stephen Starr’s steakhouse concept. The upscale steakhouse is both classic and contemporary: while its walls are lined with old-fashioned bookshelves, its chairs are utterly modern, designed in bright green and white leather. The same goes for its menu, where executive chef Jeffery Froehler offers traditional signature steaks like dry aged rib eye and New York strip, alongside more creative, fun items like kobe beef sliders and tater tots. With its swanky décor, decadent menu, and first-class service, Barclay Prime is the perfect spot for that special ... Learn More »

108Buddakan

Address: 325 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
Buddakan
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Exuding Zen-like swank and sunny swagger, Buddakan beckons foodies and scene-seekers alike. In 1998, Buddakan added drama and daring dining to Philly's historical district in Old City. Today, this cosmopolitan small-plate emporium is a major player in the scene – a de rigeur stop for celebrities, savvy tourists, and local devotees. The glamorous digs with the iconic 10-foot high gilded Buddha statue, silky walls, soaring ceilings, glamorous décor, and flowing water wall whirls with an irrepressible kinetic vibe, an Asian-centric slate of irresistible dishes, and one of the city's hippest staff of servers. Learn More »

109Stocks on 2nd

Address: 211 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA  17101   Make a Reservation
Stocks on 2nd
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Stock’s on 2nd offers a farm to fork Gastropub, with a bar specializing in American whiskeys and bourbons. Gastropub is a British term for a public house which specializes in high quality food. The name is a combination of pub and gastronomy. Gastropubs have an atmosphere which is relaxed and the focus is on offering cuisine equal to the best restaurants in the area with accessible price points so they can attract frequent customers rather than sporadic diners who come on special occasions. We aim to bring people closer to the production of their food, both by incorporating local, regional ... Learn More »

108Morimoto

Address: 723 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
Morimoto
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Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto brings high end Japanese cuisine, served in a breathtaking environment to Philly’s Washington Square West. The restaurant’s extensive menu features diverse offerings from high quality sushi and sashimi to traditional Japanese entrees (think Ishi Taki Bop) to contemporary cuisine like the Black Cod Miso. The ultramodern atmosphere with its dramatic nautical curves and out of this world lighting provides a stunning setting for anything from a business meeting to a girl’s night out. At Morimoto guests are encouraged to enjoy a uniquely crafted meal, designed by a seasoned master and served amid fantastic decor. Learn More »

108Ristorante Panorama

Address: 14 North Front Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
Ristorante Panorama
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Ristorante Panorama's Italian grace and insouciance reigns throughout its airy, lively formal dining room and classy-casual wine bar within the Penn’s View Hotel. Chef Rosario Romano's unerring renderings and savory interpretations of Italian classic cuisine soar even higher on bacchanal flights paired impeccably by sommelier William Eccleston. The restaurant’s national oenophile pedigree owes to the 120 different wines available daily by the glass and its yearly tally of 800 different wines on the menu. These in combination with the homemade pastas, authentic veal dishes, and fresh seafood specialties create the perfect escape to the Northern Italian Region, no passport necessary. Learn More »

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 »

107Varalli Restaurant

Address: 231 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107   Make a Reservation
Varalli Restaurant
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While a chic center city crowd travels the Avenue of the Arts, diners at Varalli sit back and take in the view. While looking out ceiling-to-floor windows at the corner of Broad & Locust, diners can sample head chef William Carroll's selection of seafood classics fused with flecks of Northern Italy and the Mediterranean. The menu and the restaurant’s playful decor boast a knack for seafood, but that doesn’t mean those not so keen on sea fare should shy away - meats, pastas, salads and fresh vegetables are sure to dazzle carnivores and vegetarians alike. Add an accessible wine list ... 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 »

107Osteria

Address: 640 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19130   Make a Reservation
Osteria
Tucked away on a not-so-traveled North Broad Street block lies Osteria, a glowing creation by the renowned Philadelphia Chef Marc Vetri. Service fit for kings and an ambience that spares not an ounce of luxury only begin to describe this experience. Dishes are rooted in the rolling hills of Tuscany, and guests may select from a non-traditional array of homemade Italian items, from crispy pizzas and pastas to meat and poultry dishes. An open kitchen greets patrons as they arrive while a full bar lined with a collection of wine corks beckons in the rear. Portions are small, but bursting ... 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 »

108Stats on 17th

Address: 111 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation

105Lolita

Address: 106 S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107   Make a Reservation
Lolita
Lolita offers a friendly, casual atmosphere and sophisticated yet tasty Mexican cuisine. Try such dishes as the Puerco, a grilled spice rubbed pork chop with smoked bacon potatoes, rajas, sautéed spinach, and guajillo salsa or one of their scrumptious desserts like the Jericalla Con Calabaza, a pumpkin crème brûlée with canela clove, and pumpkin seed brittle. They also offer seasonal margaritas, but one margarita is featured year round-- the Tradicional, lemon-lime fresh squeezed margarita mix with a salted rim. Don’t miss out on some of these delectable dishes—try Lolita’s today! Learn More »

106Teikoku

Address: 5492 W. Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA  19073   Make a Reservation
Teikoku
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Brought to you by the owners of Azie and Flavor, Teikoku is an experience to be enjoyed, savored and repeated. Serving contemporary Asian cuisine in a setting reminiscent of a Japanese temple, this Japanese and Thai fusion restaurant is worth the short drive to Newton Square. Teikoku offers lunch or dinner, a sophisticated lounge, an impressive wine list and a sleek sushi bar. Guests are served family-style in the restaurant’s divinely detailed dining room, designed by Jesse Gardener, who also designed Cuba Libre. 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 »