American Restaurants

106The Black Sheep

Address: 247 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
The Black Sheep
Established in 1999, The Black Sheep has quickly risen to the top as a favorite Irish pubs in Philly. This tavern has a rather historic feel due to its antique fireplace, bar, and three story colonial house located near Rittenhouse Square. The Black Sheep serves a wide variety of food and drinks alongside traditional Irish fare and house specialties. With entrees ranging from Guinness Braised Beef Stew to the Crab Cake Sandwich, this place guarantees a unique dining experience. The Philadelphia landmark also hosts private events and invites guests to stop by for a lunch, dinner, happy hour, drinks, or ... Learn More »

106R2L

Address: 50 S. 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19102   Make a Reservation
R2L
Refreshingly contemporary, and wickedly chic, R2L has re-imagined classic American cuisine and décor for the better. The restaurant’s dining space showcases the minimalist elements and lines of iconic art deco and midcentury modern design, while featuring decidedly modern details in the form of animal print upholstery and abstract art fixtures. Similarly, R2L’s menu reflects an appreciation for simplicity and quality that is balanced by a flair for the dramatic. Chef Daniel Stern marries the rustic with the refined, ensuring that every dish is as memorable as it is satisfying. Learn More »

106Ruby Buffet

Address: 1100 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA  19147   Make a Reservation
Ruby Buffet
Located in Pennsport, Ruby Buffet has a great selection of tasty lunch and dinner options in an all-you-can-eat restaurant set-up. This seafood, Chinese, Japanese, and sushi buffet has an assortment of different dishes that you can try for just one low rate. Favorites include their hand-rolled sushi, snow crabs, shrimp cocktail, and coconut chicken. Their large, spacious interior can give way to large parties, and the buffet space is always serving up fresh new dishes. With quality, cleanliness, service, and selection, Ruby Buffet has a great variety of dishes that can satisfy whatever you’re craving. Learn More »

106GiGi

Address: 319 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
GiGi
GiGi caters to the palates of the world by offering a menu that highlights specialties from Italy, Thailand, and Spain--to name a few. European sidewalk café-style seating and a private outdoor terrace encourage a social experience that carries over into the main dining room, as well. Boasting unique tapas selections to be shared among friends and an impressive array of signature cocktails, GiGi welcomes visitors to stay and mingle. Pass dishes like the Rare Seared Tuna Tequitos and the Jerk Chicken Skewers around the table and marvel at how fast they go. Learn More »

106Texas Weiners

Address: 1426 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  19145   Make a Reservation
Texas Weiners
The tale of the Texas Weiner began in 1923, when a Greek immigrant named Stephanos Mandrohalos came to America with a dream; a dream, and a secret sauce. This spicy sauce was compared to chili sauce and added to the hotdogs he made in his small shop, thus the Texas Weiner. For 80 years, this sauce has been kept a secret, safeguarded from large corporations and conglomerates to maintain its integrity and to keep it a part of this special, family-run eatery. Since then, the sauce has been added to the burgers and sausages served at the restaurant to bring ... Learn More »

106Square 1682

Address: 121 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
Square 1682
New
Located next to the Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Square 1682 is a vibrant and exciting new restaurant that brings new life to Center City. Loosely named after Rittenhouse Square, located just a few blocks away, the restaurant provides unique New American cuisine as well as some of the most original and abundant Happy Hours in the city. Technically a “hotel restaurant,” Square 1682 is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even brunch on Sundays, while still maintaining a vibrant nightlife and countless amenities that are not usually offered by hotel restaurants. When diners pass through the revolving doors into the sleek ... Learn More »

106Crown Fried Chicken

Address: 1128 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146   Make a Reservation
Crown Fried Chicken
With hundreds of locations all over the East Coast – including seven in Philadelphia– Crown Fried Chicken has become a great alternative to Popeye’s and KFC. Not only does Crown serve delicious, crispy fried chicken, they also serve up burgers, seafood, and even ice cream; let’s see the Colonel do that! They also provide some solid side dishes to go along with whatever you choose, creating a balanced meal. Bring cash when you visit Crown Fried Chicken though, because they’re so low key that they don’t take plastic. Learn More »

106Bliss

Address: 220 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19102   Make a Reservation
Bliss
Bliss is a new and exciting restaurant and bar which features a menu that reflects a world of culinary inspiration. Bliss offers contemporary American dishes like a Pan Seared Sirloin with Potato Puree Gratin and Shallot Merlot Glaze as well as Asian-inspired food, like Sweet and Sour Crispy Red Snapper and Stir-Fried Red Chili Prawns. Just a stone’s throw from the Kimmel Center, Bliss sports lots of mahogany wood, high ceilings, a cozy bar and a tranquil blue wall decoration. With its serene atmosphere and delightful menu, the restaurant welcomes guests for lunch, dinner, and late night. Learn More »

106Royal Buffet and Grill

Address: 4504 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  19131   Make a Reservation
Royal Buffet and Grill
Can’t decide between eating seafood, sushi, steak, or Peking duck? Royal Buffet and Grill has a wide variety of all-you-can-eat options to choose from, including Chinese, American and Japanese cuisine. Their interior is equipped especially for the most serious buffet fans, with specific dining sections such as an Open Kitchen, Open Grill, Open Hibachi, Long Sushi Bar, Chef’s Special Bar, Hot Food Bar, Dessert Bar, Salad Bar, and Fruit Bar. Serving over 200 items daily, Royal Buffet and Grill was voted Best Buffet Restaurant by Main Line Times and named one of the Top 10 Buffet Restaurants in the USA ... Learn More »

105Bourbon Blue

Address: 2 Rector Street, Philadelphia, PA  19127   Make a Reservation
Bourbon Blue
Special Offer
Conveniently located on Mayanunk’s main drag, Bourbon Blue brings a little bit of the Big Easy to Philadelphia. Not only does Bourbon Blue serve new American cuisine with a New Orleans twist, but the restaurant serves up a New Orleans-style late night as well. Chef Mark Ziebis prepares food inspired by the French Quarter, utilizing new ingredients that he infuses into classic dishes. The voluminous building invites guest in with its beautifully decorated canal front and keeps them coming back with interesting spices and an impressive cocktail menu. Or, if an energetic nightlife is more your style stop by to ... Learn More »

106Tony Luke's Beef and Beer Sports Bar

Address: 39 E. Oregon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  19148   Make a Reservation
Tony Luke's Beef and Beer Sports Bar
After a successful battle and victory of Food Network Challenger Bobby Flay, Tony Luke has cemented his place as the “Philly Cheese Steak” guru of Philadelphia—and his restaurant has surprises at every turn. At Tony Luke’s Beef and Beer Sports Bar, you can find mouthwatering options for Cheese Steaks, Roast Pork, Chicken Cutlets, and Roast Beef, all of which are succulent, choice cuts of meat, but they also offer breakfast and brunch items for the early birds as well. This hometown bar is a favorite to locals and tourists alike, with large televisions and their infamous Cheese Steaks keeping fans ... Learn More »

106The Bayou Bar and Grill

Address: 4245 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA  19127   Make a Reservation
The Bayou Bar and Grill
Situated on Manayunk’s busiest street in town, The Bayou Bar and Grill is the oldest bar on Main Street with a reputation for being an upscale yet tavern-inspired favorite. Aside from their signature Creole and Cajun cuisine, The Bayou boasts their “Best of Philadelphia” buffalo chicken wings—signifying a kick of flavor with every bite. The Bayou has also won “Philadelphia’s Best Sports Bar” by ESPN.com, ensuring this hot-spot as a one stop destination for watching the game. With over 25 televisions, three bars and every cable sports game package that you can think of, The Bayou guarantees spicy, flavorful food ... Learn More »

104Pat's King of Steaks

Address: 1237 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  19147   Make a Reservation
Pat's King of Steaks
Cheesesteaks are so ingrained in Philly tradition that visitors don’t dare depart the city without sampling the city's namesake sandwich. At Pat’s, diners come for the original—founder Pat Oliveri created the sandwich in 1930—and are willing to suffer long lines and follow strict instructions for “How to Order a Steak.” Make sure you come with cash and a decisive palate—if you stumble over your order you may be sent to the back of the line. But stay steadfast and the reward is yours: thin slices of juicy ribeye, smothered with melted cheese and grilled onions, and stuffed into a crisp ... Learn More »

106The Melting Pot

Address: 1219 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107   Make a Reservation
The Melting Pot
Just around the corner from Philadelphia's historic Reading Terminal Market lies another one of the city's treasures. Far younger than the terminal and far different than the neighboring restaurants that adorn Filbert and 13th streets is the Melting Pot. Specializing in fondue recipes that allow for an interactive dining experience, this is the answer to the diner in search of something new. An adventurous blend of upscale, delicious food and down-to-earth fun, the Melting Pot is perfect for an intimate date or a fun get-together with co-workers or friends. Enjoy a do-it-yourself experience that will expose you to fondue in ... Learn More »

106The Capital Grille

Address: 1338 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107   Make a Reservation
The Capital Grille
Nationally renowned for dry aged steaks, fresh seafood, and fine wines, The Capital Grille has the feel of an old-fashioned club with a serene and elegant ambience. From classic chops to large North Atlantic lobsters, the menu also includes mouthwatering appetizers and an extensive wine list. Learn More »

105Rouge

Address: 205 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
Rouge
Situated in Philadelphia’s ritziest neighborhood, Rouge takes on the persona of a Parisian café with ease and elegance. Rittenhouse Square is chichi central, and the undeniable draw of this city favorite isn’t the food – it’s the view. Whether you’re looking outside at the bustling park or inside at the attractively attired clientele, Rouge is a place to see and be seen. The menu is upscale comfort – American with a French flair – and the prices are an obvious reflection of its trendy reputation. Where image and appetites collide, Rouge guarantees a truly unique dining experience for all of ... 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 »

107Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

Address: 1426 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19106   Make a Reservation
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse creates a world apart from the rest of Philadelphia’s big name steakhouses by infusing the dining experience with Old-World elegance and glamour. From the cloth-draped columns to sky-high ceilings, one step inside the restaurant showcases how majestic a meal can be-- given the right chef and a commitment to fine dining. Serving up premium steaks and seafood is always done with the utmost quality. Leaving no corner of steakhouse cuisine untouched, Del Frisco’s explores classic American fare with a passion for excess and delivers an unforgettable evening in the comfort of its plush surroundings. Learn More »

107World Cafe Live

Address: 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104   Make a Reservation
World Cafe Live
RecommendedSpecial Offer
Feast on quality casual fare and fine libations while treating yourself to supreme sounds at World Café Live. This top-notch music venue and eatery caters to what Philadelphia craves most: great times and even better food. The Café itself features three spaces to accommodate everything from sit down dinners and mid-concert munchies. Upstairs Live is open weekdays for full lunch and dinner service and nightly on the weekends, giving guests the chance to satisfy their appetite for healthful salads, savory burgers and sandwiches, and fresh pasta and seafood specialties. On weeknights, it’s also a great idea to head Upstairs for ... Learn More »

105Smith & Wollensky

Address: 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA  19103   Make a Reservation
Smith & Wollensky
RecommendedSpecial Offer
Part of a family of steakhouses committed to quality, Smith & Wollensky is founded on a tradition of excellence. At the Philadelphia location, Executive Chef Patrick Dwyer partakes in Smith & Wollensky tradition, hand-butchering and dry aging USDA Prime beef on premises. Whether feasting on Dwyer’s steaks or opting for fresh seafood or other Smith & Wollensky classics, diners are promised an extravagant experience. The two-story restaurant, located inside the Rittenhouse Hotel, offers a classic setting paired with stunning views of Rittenhouse Square. Learn More »