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Best Quiet Conversation Restaurants in Center City

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A photo of The Love restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(4915)
$$$$
• American • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 125 times today
Aimee Olexy and Stephen Starr's The Love is a bi-level sanctuary features 150 seats, split between the main dining room, sidewalk seating, and an upper-level loft. The restaurant is a spirited and carefree neighborhood café celebrating everyday American cuisine. The menu is crafted around what’s truly seasonal and local, while the beverage program reflects the best of the region. This creative energy is matched by a front-of-house service staff passionate about providing homey hospitality morning, noon and night.
A photo of Parc restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(14074)
$$$$
• French • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 322 times today
Stephen Starr's stylish addition to Rittenhouse Square pays tribute to French cafe culture, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, ideal for a quick bite or a leisurely meal. Parc recalls the chic brasseries of Paris, serving classic French fare in a charming space. Red leather banquettes topped with frosted glass provide a sense of intimacy. Details such as well-worn wooden chairs, vintage framed paintings and photos and antique brass fixtures transport guests across the Atlantic. French doors spill onto a sidewalk terrace covered by a dark red awning perfect for dining "en plein air." Reservations are now accepted for outdoor tables.
A photo of The Dandelion restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(6912)
$$$$
• Gastro Pub • Center City
Booked 108 times today
London's culinary revolution comes to Philadelphia with this unique gastro-pub. Cozy rooms and intimate bars create a storied, Old World aura, while updated seasonal takes on British food make up the menu. In keeping with tradition, our casks and tap craft beers are always rotating and classic family-style roasts are served on Sundays.
A photo of Continental Midtown restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1523)
$$$$
• American • Center City
Booked 75 times today
Three full stories of fun await you at the Continental Mid-town. Whether you’re relaxing in the lounge, swinging in a basket chair on the jet-set mezzanine or taking in the night along the airy rooftop patio, it’s a total reprieve from the expected. The mouth-watering menu features bold and eclectic flavors, from signature jumbo lump crab pad thai and Szechuan shoestring fries to playful spins like cheesesteak eggrolls and French onion soup dumplings. Expertly mixed pop and retro cocktails ensure there’s something for everyone to sip on, no matter the occasion.
A photo of Butcher & Singer restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(7506)
$$$$
• Steak • Center City
Booked 68 times today
Butcher & Singer, in the amazing historic location of 1500 Walnut, is an intimate and sophisticated dining experience in a relaxed clubhouse setting. We brought back the true classics from perfect Manhattans and Sidecars to hand-cut steaks and chops, and freshly caught fish. Timeless and fun for all in the continued age of the American chophouse.
A photo of Gran Caffe L'Aquila Philadelphia Italian Restaurant restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(922)
$$$$
• Italian • Center City
Booked 52 times today
For parties of 5 or larger, please contact the restaurant directly by visiting www.grancaffelaquila.com or calling 215.568.5600Authentic Italian Restaurant, Caffe, Bar, Luxury Italian Market, & Italian Culture School. The culinary and wine program is based on all 20 regions of Italy including wine, cocktail, and beer selections crafted by award winning culinary and wine director Riccardo Longo. The experience also featuring Gelato from the Italian Gelato Champion Maestro Stefano Biasini as well as award winning coffee roasted in house. Private events including Lunch, Dinner, Apertivo, and Tasting Menus designed to each groups desires. Best of Philly Readers Choice Best Italian Restaurant Winner and Gambero Rosso rated Top Italian Restaurants in the world; Featuring an expertly trained staff and authentic environment.
A photo of Ancient Spirits & Grille restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(286)
$$$$
• Creative Western • Center City
Booked 6 times today
Pioneering as the first herbal cocktail lounge in America, Ancient Spirit and Grille prides in bringing together a unique food and dining experience. ASG offers you a never-before lounge experience filled with opulence and wellness. Enjoy the purest and most fresh cocktails crafted from organic fruits with a twist of authentic spices to awaken your taste buds! Our exclusive personalized service will surely bring you back to us again and again!
A photo of Steak 48 -Philadelphia restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2690)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 32 times today
Not just another steakhouse, Steak 48 - Philadelphia is a contemporary steakhouse featuring prime steaks, a raw bar and extensive fresh seafood selection, other unique appetizers and side dishes including a double baked truffle potato, asparagus fries and corn crème brûlée, classic cocktails and an extensive award winning wine list. In order to support our service staff there is a 20% gratuity on all checks. At Steak 48 we encourage all of our guests to get dressed up for a great experience. In order to maintain an enjoyable environment for all of our guest’s, athletic wear, excessively revealing clothing, including exposed undergarments, as well as ball cap style hats will not be permitted. We prefer no printed t-shirts and always appreciate collared shirts and/or sports coats. Please dress as your always elegant selves. You are going to have a great time!!If you are looking for any special accommodations or flowers please reach out to us directly!We look forward to seeing you!
A photo of Ocean Prime - Philadelphia restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4909)
$$$$
• Seafood • Center City
Booked 39 times today
Located in Philadelphia's Center City, Ocean Prime is a nationally acclaimed, modern American restaurant & lounge from the award-winning Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. Stunning settings, an impressive menu of seafood & steaks, and genuine hospitality make Ocean Prime the ideal place to socialize, talk business, celebrate & indulge. Reservations are recommended. Ocean Prime strives to provide an elegant, fine dining atmosphere. Our associates’ priority is to ensure your experience is memorable. We ask that our guests choose attire that is both polished and suited to our restaurant.THANK YOU FOR NOT WEARING: Clothing emitting excessive marijuana odor Excessively revealing clothing or exposed undergarments Clothing with offensive language or graphics Admittance to Ocean Prime is at the discretion of management who reserves the right to refuse service to patrons who are inappropriately dressed.
A photo of Fogo de Chao - Philadelphia restaurant
4.3
Awesome(4539)
$$$$
• Brazilian Steakhouse • Center City
Booked 58 times today
Fogo de Chao is the leading Brazilian steakhouse specializing in fire-roasting high-quality meats since 1979 utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. Please join us in our dining room, or bring the Fogo Experience to you with Fogo To-Go, Butcher Shop or Catering for Pick-Up or Contactless Delivery. Visit www.fogo.com to make a reservation or place an order.
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