Restaurant Week is for Group Dining

Gather your friends and family in the New Year around some of the best meals in Center City. Whether you’re catching up with besties before a night out or bringing the whole office out for an extended lunch, check out some of our picks for some group dining favorites, and be sure to visit the full list of participating restaurants for Restaurant Week


Rustic, hand crafted cuisines from across the Mediterranean find a home in Philadelphia at Turney and Safran’s popular restaurant, Barbuzzo.  
📍 110 South 13th Street 
🔗 Reservation 


Butcher Bar 

Whether you’re a meat lover or just obsessed with comfort food, Butcher Bar’s American-style menu has options for everyone in your group. Favorites like the cheddar stuffed pretzel bread and hipster meatballs are perfect for sharing around the table.  
📍 2034 Chestnut Street 
🔗 $45 Dinner Menu | Reservation 



Pictured above: Barbuzzo


Pictured above: Dim Sum House by Jane G's

Dim Sum House by Jane G’s  

Taken literally, Dim Sum means “touch the heart” in Chinese, and that’s what Dim Sum House by Jane G’s aims to do with their shareable plates, inspired by flavors from across China.  
📍 1930 Chestnut Street  
🔗 $45 Dinner Menu 

Gran Caffe L’Aquila  

With inspiration from all 20 regions of Italy, Gran Caffe L’Aquila not only offers authentic Italian cuisine, but also a luxury Italian market. Menu highlights like the bruschette, salumi verticale, and arancini are made to be shared around the table!  
📍 1716 Chestnut Street 
🔗 $45 Dinner Menu | $20 Lunch Menu | Reservation 


Jomon Yakiniku & Shabu Shabu 

Authentic yakiniku table grilling makes Jomon Yakiniku & Shabu Shabu much more than a classic dining experience! Sets like the geisha set offer a range of delicacies, including lobster tail, New York steak, gyoza, and more. 
📍 1310 Walnut Street 
🔗 $45 Dinner & $20 Lunch Menu 

Oyster House 

Run by third-generation restaurateur Sam Mink, Oyster House is a seafood destination that’s called Philadelphia home for over 40 years. CCD Restaurant Week specials like the warm lobster roll and sweet amalia oysters will give everyone a treat from the deep they’re sure to enjoy!  
📍 1516 Sansom Street 
🔗 $45 Dinner Menu 

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Pictured above: Jomon Japanese BBQ


Pictured above: Thanal Indian Tavern

Pizzeria Vetri Rittenhouse  

From the dough made with only four essential ingredients to the finished pie made with the freshest ingredients, Pizzeria Vetri Rittenhouse brings people together to celebrate the art of pizza for either lunch or dinner.  
📍 1615 Chancellor Street 
🔗 $45 Dinner Menu | $20 Lunch Menu 

Thanal Indian Tavern  

Experience Indian cuisine in a brand-new way with Thanal Indian Tavern’s deliciously innovative takes on traditional Indian favorites, with subtle flavor fusions and tinges of barbecue.  
📍 1939 Arch Street  
🔗 $45 Dinner & $20 Lunch Menu | Reservation 


Check Out the Full Menu

With over 100 restaurants participating in this year’s Restaurant Week, there are so many options to pick from! Check out the full list today, and don’t forget to enter for a chance to win dinner once a month for a year

This article was initially published on January 9, 2023.