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A photo of El Vez restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(6871)
Price: Moderate
• American • Center City
Booked 91 times today
A contemporary Mexican restaurant, El Vez offers many unique items such as mahi mahi tacos, ahi tuna tostadas, carne asada and pasilla braised pork pozole. Enjoy their made-to-order guacamole & margaritas with fresh-squeezed juices. Top off your meal with "The El Vez," a flourless chocolate cake, peanut butter mousse and carmelized bananas.
A photo of Butcher & Singer restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(8532)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Center City
Booked 61 times today
Butcher & Singer, located in the heart of Philadelphia, is renowned for its expertly executed steak cuisine. Patrons fondly recall 'perfectly cooked' steaks and mouth-watering sides, elevating the dining experience to first-class standards. Reviewers also highlight steak tartare and escargots as 'phenomenal' dishes, expertly recommended by the attentive staff. Notably, the restaurant enhances its culinary offerings with an expert sommelier, ensuring guests enjoy a perfectly paired wine selection. With the combination of excellent service, classic Philadelphia steak house ambiance, and a menu that 'hits all the notes proficiently,' Butcher & Singer is a must-visit for steak connoisseurs.
A photo of The Capital Grille - Philadelphia restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5985)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Center City
Booked 50 times today
The Capital Grille in Philadelphia establishes itself as a premium location for steakhouse cuisine - consistently hailed as one of the best steakhouses in the city. Sharing its passion for high-quality food with its customers, they offer classic steakhouse dishes that are executed to perfection. Going beyond the food, the staff too provide an unforgettable dining experience, with high praises for their attentiveness, personable service, and well-informed recommendations. Whether it's for a special occasion or a casual meal, reviews have commended the ambience and spirit of the restaurant. Even the noise level contributes to the lively atmosphere, showcasing the restaurant's commitment to creating an enjoyable dining environment. Even those particular about their steaks find the service and food flawless, making the Capital Grille a top choice for both locals and visitors alike.
A photo of Ocean Prime - Philadelphia restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5843)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Center City
Booked 47 times today
Ocean Prime - Philadelphia is highly praised for its exceptional Seafood cuisine. Reviewers continuously comment on the fresh and flavorful seafood offered, including items such as sushi rolls, oysters, and the popular Seafood Cobb Salad. Customers also applaud the restaurant's Seafood tower and the Chilean sea bass dish. Furthermore, the restaurant is highly commended for their outstanding service, from the valet to the checkout, and the attentiveness of the wait staff. With high-quality seafood dishes, excellent beverages, and friendly, professional service, Ocean Prime - Philadelphia consistently delivers a top-tier dining experience, albeit at a high price point.
A photo of Loch Bar - Philadelphia restaurant
4.4
Awesome(458)
Price: Expensive
• American • Center City
Booked 49 times today
Located on Philadelphia's vibrant Avenue of the Arts in the heart of the city, Loch Bar is a classic seafood tavern that blends the best of land & sea!Spotlighted by an impressive raw bar that offers an array of succulent seafood & fresh flavors, Loch Bar's menu incorporates some of the region's most popular seafood dishes including oysters, Maine lobster, Alaskan king crab & more.In addition to our stellar raw bar, we present an extensive whiskey list from around the world that caters to both the seasoned aficionado as well as curious newcomers. To complement our whiskey offerings, our bar program features handcrafted cocktails & local craft beers.Loch Bar hosts live music every night of the week showcasing the incredible talent of Philadelphia's local music scene.Loch Bar on Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts is more than just a restaurant; it's an immersive journey through the finest culinary offerings, live music &
A photo of Libertine restaurant
4.5
Awesome(886)
Price: Moderate
• American • Center City
Booked 12 times today
Libertine restaurant has made a significant mark in the contemporary American cuisine scene. Customers universally praise the food as fantastic and delicious. Highlights include watermelon salad, crabcakes, the secret chicken, and lamb ragout. The restaurant also stands out for its unique dishes like the mushroom and hummus toast and shave Brussels sprout and pear salad with citrus-y dressing. The comfortable environment is lauded as much as the food, with a nice ambiance and welcoming staff often mentioned in reviews. The superb service and excellent food make every visit memorable. Whether it's special occasions or casual brunches, Libertine guarantees a premium dining experience.
A photo of Time restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(823)
Price: Moderate
• American • Center City
Booked 5 times today
Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Time is a revered restaurant known for its contemporary American cuisine as well as its ambiance. Happy customers repeatedly commend the excellent service, delectable food, and lively entertainment provided by the restaurant. Their menu boasts a range of tantalising dishes from smoked eggplant to exquisite steak entrees, often exceeding diners' expectations. Expertly mixed cocktails and a fantastic wine selection further elevate the dining experience. The restaurant's distinct charm is its live music ranging from jazz to funk, which provides a vibrant backdrop for a memorable meal. This winning combination of food, service, and entertainment evidently makes Time a must-visit destination when in Philly.
A photo of Iron Hill - Center City restaurant
4.1
Excellent(1093)
Price: Moderate
• American • Center City
Booked 29 times today
Iron Hill - Center City is widely regarded for its excellent American cuisine. Patrons consistently praise the quality and flavor of the food, with items such as the fish, burgers, and cheesesteak eggrolls receiving special mention. The restaurant is not only known for its diverse menu, but also its vast beer selection, all of which add to the authentically American dining experience. Notably, one of the reviews mentioned the restaurant's unique "chef's table" items, highlighting the mix of traditional and innovative cuisine. The atmosphere and service are also frequently commended, contributing to the overall positive dining experience at the restaurant.
A photo of Mercato restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1876)
Price: Moderate
• American • Center City
Booked 11 times today
Mercato is celebrated as a gem in the cuisine scene of Philadelphia, highly recommended by its patrons for its exceptional quality in Italian food. Visitors consistently praise the establishment for its excellent service and the simple, yet delicious preparation of dishes, using good quality ingredients. Reviews highlight the restaurant's unique BYOB policy, allowing guests to bring their own beverages, adding to its appeal. The flavorful fresh pasta, stuffed meatballs, and garlic bread have all earned accolades. Despite its compact size, guests find the setting quaint, charming, and cozy. This neighborhood restaurant is fast becoming a favorite dining spot in the city. Mercato offers a truly delightful and intimate dining experience, from its food to its ambiance.
A photo of Marathon - 16th & Sansom restaurant
4.5
Awesome(880)
Price: Moderate
• American • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 15 times today
Marathon - 16th & Sansom is lauded for its exceptional American cuisine, offering a unique culinary experience for anyone visiting the city. As expressed by patrons, the restaurant impresses with the remarkable quality of its food and an extensive range of gluten-free and vegan options. The reviews highlight the establishment's affinity for inventive American classics, complemented by good combination of vegetables and seasonings. From the wonderful pierogi and the succulent crab cake to the Asian salmon dinner with roasted vegetables and couscous, the food at Marathon captivates taste buds. Patrons also acclaim the restaurant for its excellent service, accommodating staff, and vibrant atmosphere.
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