Restaurant Week is for the Classics

When you need a meal that everyone can agree on, American fare — whether time-honored classic or updated with a creative twist — is always a solid choice. From signature burgers to homemade pot pies and salmon, there’s so much to enjoy at this year’s Center City District Restaurant Week. Check out seven of our picks for some classic bites, and be sure to check out the full list of participating restaurants for Restaurant Week.

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Bud & Marilyn’s

The focus of Bud & Marilyn’s is simple: updated takes on American comfort food classics and creative cocktails, served with neighborhood hospitality.
📍 1234 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Continental Midtown

Between the retro cocktails and midcentury ambiance, and a menu that features playful spins on classic American fare, the Continental Midtown is always a hit. This Restaurant Week, don’t miss family favorites like crispy brussels sprouts and cheesesteak egg rolls.
📍 1801 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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LaScala’s Fire

Only a short walk from the Walnut Street Theatre, LaScala’s Fire is a chic and cozy spot with hearty wood-fired Italian American bites.
📍 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Lou Bird’s

A modern day American bistro, Lou Bird’s is a warm, intimate space with upscale American fare like chicken pot pie, the Lou Burger, and New York cheesecake with blueberries.
📍 500 South 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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Pictured above: Patchwork at the Hyatt Centric

Patchwork at the Hyatt Centric

Patchwork is a restaurant, bar and market bringing together meals inspired by the city’s diverse culinary cultures. Savor crispy pierogies and gochujang brussels sprouts, or pan roasted salmon and orecchiette with artichoke, broccoli rabe, and pecorino.
📍 1620 Chancellor Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Picanha Brazilian Steakhouse

Known for their rodizio-style service, Picanha offers an all-you-can-eat menu, featuring some of the best cuts and choices of meat available, including steak, sirloin, sausage, pork loin, and more. And what better to accompany than their gourmet salad bar, which features options ranging from classic salads and vegetables, to feijoada, a black bean stew, and sweet plantains.
📍 1111 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Village Whiskey

Garces Group’s Village Whiskey is well-known for some of the best burgers in the city. Bring your appetite for their signature dinner options including the Village Burger with house-made thousand island dressing, and fried apple pie for dessert.
📍 118 South 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Pictured above: Village Whiskey

Check Out the Full Menu

With over 80 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!