Where Chefs Eat in Philadelphia

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Restaurants:Barclay Prime, Fitz and Starts, Parc
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse, American, French
Neighborhoods:Rittenhouse Square, Queen Village

Barclay Prime

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rittenhouse Square
3,815 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
“It's a blow-out steakhouse. Tomahawk chops, Wagyu steaks, and a fancy cheesesteak for over $100 (£80).” – Peter Serpico
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
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Fitz and Starts

$$$$·American·
Queen Village
483 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
“Unbelievable pastries. Like, really unbelievable.” – George Sabatino
100% recommended
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Parc

$$$$·French·
Rittenhouse Square
12,320 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
Recommended by Chef Greg Vernick from Vernick Food & Drink
97% recommended
French in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
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Zama

$$$$·Japanese·
Rittenhouse Square
1,745 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Recommended by Chef Greg Vernick from Vernick Food & Drink
98% recommended
Japanese in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs