Race Street Cafe
208 Race Street
Race Street Cafe prides itself on their variety of clientele. In keeping with this tradition they offer a continually rotating selection of fine imported, domestic, and locally brewed beers on tap. By constantly changing their tap selection, it allows them to always offer a fresh beer and a fresh choice to their customers. Whether sitting at the bar, enjoying the sidewalk view of the historic Benjamin Franklin Bridge, or sitting indoors by their wood stove, the food, drink and company make for a relaxing time.
7 North 3rd Street
Bistro 7 is an elegant, food-first American BYO bistro located in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic Old City section. Chef/Owner Michael O’Halloran relies on a network of local, organic farmers for the pristine ingredients that form the basis for his eclectic American bistro dishes. The ever-changing menu reflects the best that the season has to offer. The understated, minimalist décor features white linen tablecloths, filigreed heirloom flatware and graceful stemware, and the open kitchen provides an intimate glimpse of the chefs at work.
306-308 Market Street
Fork:etc offers a healthy delicious sandwiches, salads, soups and prepared foods. They feature the same fresh, innovative cuisine right next door to Fork, a nationally acclaimed New American bistro offering delicious food that is seasonal, fresh and inventive. The menu is printed daily and reflects international influences from around the world. Fork uses only the highest quality ingredients, many of which are supplied by local farmers from throughout the Philadelphia area.
Spasso Italian Grill
34 South Front Street
Spasso’s open kitchen produces a menu that combines a full array of fresh seafood and meat, an assortment of appetizers, fresh vegetables, and homemade pasta. All desserts at the restaurant are made on the premises. The dining room at Spasso is warm and casual. In the pleasant weather, al fresco dining is available. Spasso was rated “excellent” in the Zagat’s Guide since 2002, recently being selected as one of ‘America’s 1000 Top Italian Restaurants’.
Wedge + Fig
160 North 3rd Street
“Tucked away down a narrow Old City alley, the garden patio behind Wedge + Fig is one of the loveliest local pocket hideaways in which to while away the last warm days over panini and salad. Formerly a cheese shop, this light-bite boutique from one-time sailmakers Kirk Nelson and Lisa Ruff features the culinary talents of Rebecca Torpie, the former chef-owner of Flying Monkey.” –– Philly.com
237 Saint James Place
Zahav showcases the Israeli-Mediterranean cuisine of Chef/Owner Michael Solomonov. In 2008, Zahav was named one of ‘Esquire’s Top 20 New Restaurants in America’ and Philadelphia Magazine selected Zahav as its ‘Best New Restaurant’. The main dining room features authentic Middle Eastern cuisine and open-coal cooking in a casual and fun setting.