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Treat your taste buds: Explore Old City Philadelphia restaurants

Old City Philadelphia Restaurants

A photo of Tomo Sushi & Ramen restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(255)
$$$$
• Japanese • Old City
Booked 21 times today

We are a BYOB sushi and ramen restaurant located in Old City, Philadelphia, serving traditional style sushi and ramen with a newfangled twist. Tomo was funded out of passion by two lifelong tomodachi (friends in Japanese): Sushi Chef Andy and Ramen Chef Steven.

A photo of Tuna Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(380)
$$$$
• Japanese • Old City
Booked 32 times today

Tuna Bar is a Japanese Raw Bar & Grill concept created by Owner and Executive Chef Kenneth Sze. Located in Old City Philadelphia, Tuna Bar boasts a relaxing, upscale atmosphere serving fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The diverse menu offers traditional and specialty sushi rolls, raw oysters,...

A photo of Amada PHL restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(7637)
$$$$
• Spanish • Old City
Booked 52 times today

Amada is an Andalusian tapas bar and restaurant where Chef Jose Garces embraces the rich traditions of Spanish gastronomy while incorporating avant-garde cooking techniques in a gorgeous rustic-chic settingSpecialties of the HouseSpanish Octopus, Garlic Shrimp, Tortilla Española, Lobster Paella,...

A photo of Buddakan - Philadelphia restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(9326)
$$$$
• Asian • Old City
Booked 56 times today

Stephen Starr’s Buddakan is a spectacular restaurant featuring exotic flavors of modern Asian cuisine with creativity and drama. Bon Appetit notes, "The mostly white space is striking, with a lit-from-within communal table in the middle of the room, a waterfall & a ten-foot, candle-bedecked...

A photo of Panorama restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2108)
$$$$
• Italian • Old City
Booked 46 times today

Executive Chef Matthew Gentile has revamped the Italian menu and interpreted Panorama’s stable of recipes, many of which had been in the Sena family for generations, and edited them with modern techniques, lighter ingredients and clean presentations. Chef Gentile adds a large selection of homemade...

A photo of City Tavern restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2773)
$$$$
• American • Old City
Booked 12 times today

Chef Staib is well known from his fifteen time Emmy® Award winning program A Taste of History®, where he brings culinary history to your home. It all started over 25 years ago when Staib brought his philosophy to City Tavern with well prepared recipes based on tried and true traditions, not...

A photo of La Famiglia Ristorante restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1601)
$$$$
• Italian • Old City
Booked 3 times today

The Sena family tradition of culinary excellence dates back to early 1947 when Carlo “Papa” Sena began to cook in postwar Naples. The family carried this experience across the Atlantic and opened La Famiglia in 1976 in the shell of a Colonial tea warehouse. Today, La Famiglia stands as the finest...

A photo of Spasso Italian Grill - Philadelphia restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1809)
$$$$
• Italian • Old City
Booked 12 times today

Spasso Italian Grill has been a neighborhood favorite for 20 years, specializing in homemade pasta, fresh daily seafood and tender veal all served at reasonable prices. Our relaxed atmosphere, personalized service & great food are sure to make you a regular. We have delivery options with Door...

A photo of The Olde Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(699)
$$$$
• Seafood • Old City
Booked 33 times today

A contemporary oyster saloon that pays homage to the original tradition.The Olde Bar, located in Philadelphia’s landmark Old Original Bookbinder’s, is a contemporary oyster bar and cocktail lounge steeped in the city’s nautical and culinary traditions. Serving oysters on the half shell, alongside a...

A photo of Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2655)
$$$$
• Italian • Old City
Booked 61 times today

Enjoy the beauty of the Amalfi Coast in Italy right in Old City. Whether it's stopping in for brunch, lunch, dinner or happy hour - you'll love the views of Philly from our 2nd story open-air balcony. We welcome guests to savor a menu full of delicious selections, including fresh fish and seafood...

A photo of Royal Boucherie restaurant
4.5
Awesome(842)
$$$$
• French • Old City
Booked 21 times today

Royal Boucherie is a lively American brasserie, from award winning chef Nicholas Elmi, serving a French-inspired menu with snacks like Smoked Trout Croquettes and Champagne-Braised Escargot and heartier plates like Steak Au Poivre with green peppercorn jus and Maine scallops. Like the classic...

A photo of P.j. Clarke's-Philadelphia restaurant
4.4
Awesome(411)
$$$$
• American • Old City
Booked 33 times today

SINCE 1884, We've been serving up the same things: fresh food, frosty drinks and good, old-fashioned conversation. We could talk for hours about our history, our star-studded cast of diners, blah blah blah. But, for now, that's beside the point. Grab yourself a stool at the bar and order a cold...

A photo of Mei Mei restaurant
4.5
Awesome(15)
$$$$
• Chinese (Taiwan) • Old City
Booked 4 times today

Mei Mei offers a modern twist on traditional Asian dishes, paying homage to the family traditions of owner, and executive chef, Jay Ho, who was born in Taiwan.Dishes on the menu include fried rice with Taiwanese sausage, Korean fried chicken wings, scallion pancakes with sweet soy-braised pork...

A photo of Continental - Old City restaurant
4.5
Awesome(9)
$$$$
• Global, International • Old City

Setting the pace for Philadelphia nightlife since 1995, The Continental mixes the timeless appeal of the classic stainless steel diner with cutting edge cuisine and creative cocktails. As the decor’s olive motif suggests, this is the spot for sensational martinis both classic and contemporary, but...

A photo of Vista Peru restaurant
4.4
Awesome(316)
$$$$
• Peruvian • Old City
Booked 6 times today

Vista Peru would like to inform all of our guests that We will offer additional outdoor seating!2nd Street will be closed to vehicular traffic, from Market to Chestnut, to accommodate for additional outdoor seating Friday (5-10) , Saturday and Sunday (12-10)As ambassadors of Peru we strive to offer...

Discover Old City

Old City is often referred to as America's most historic square mile. This small neighborhood in the heart of Philadelphia boasts a number of American monuments like the Betsy Ross House and the Federal Reserve Bank. As befits an area filled with national landmarks, Old City restaurants serve up plenty of good old-fashioned American cuisine. Reasonably priced fare can be found in cute cafes, hearty taverns, and classic burger joints. The area also has a number of sports bars where locals come together to drink beer, eat a cheesesteak, and watch their favorite Philly teams. For upscale dining options, Old City natives turn to high-end Japanese restaurants, wine bars, and French bistros.

Old City is often referred to as America's most historic square mile. This small neighborhood in the heart of Philadelphia boasts a number of American monuments like the Betsy Ross House and the Federal Reserve Bank. As befits an area filled with national landmarks, Old City restaurants serve up plenty of good old-fashioned American cuisine. Reasonably priced fare can be found in cute cafes, hearty taverns, and classic burger joints. The area also has a number of sports bars where locals come together to drink beer, eat a cheesesteak, and watch their favorite Philly teams. For upscale dining options, Old City natives turn to high-end Japanese restaurants, wine bars, and French bistros.

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