Where to find Philadelphia’s best outdoor dining
Despite tighter city regulations, outdoor dining options continue to mushroom across the City of Brotherly Love. Plentiful patios, streetside perches, and rooftop escapes distinguish Philadelphia’s thriving alfresco restaurant scene.
The city’s most adored French restaurant draws crowds for its sidewalk tables and Rittenhouse Square Park views. A Mexican spot in Fishtown stands out for a spacious outdoor lounge, ideal for sipping an Oaxacan old fashioned. In West Philly, a Southern American icon is known for a patio that channels a greenhouse.
There’s no better way to take a bite out of Philadelphia’s irrepressible food culture now that the warmer weather is here. Read on for a guide to 8 restaurants that nail outdoor dining.