Restaurant Week is for the Globe Trotter

Take a tasty trip around the world without leaving Center City! There’s a wealth of diverse restaurateurs bringing you their favorite global dishes, from Europe and Mexico to Japan and Thailand, to name just a few. Check out six of our internationally-inspired picks and be sure to visit the full list of participating restaurants for Restaurant Week.

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Pictured above: Jasmine Rice

Caribou Café

One of Restaurant Week’s longest participants, Caribou Café brings the flair of a Parisian bistro to the heart of Midtown Village. Flavors from French classics like escargot and pork shank cassoulet will transport you right to the heart of France.
📍 1126 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Jasmine Rice

Jasmine Rice is the place to be for elevated home-style Thai cooking, including delicious gluten-free fare. A special four-course Restaurant Week menu features options including green curry mussels, seafood lemongrass soup, and Thai papaya salad.
📍 306 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
🔗 Menu | Reservation

Koto Sushi

On Center City’s landmark Jewelers’ Row, you’ll find Koto Sushi’s extensive menu of sushi, sashimi, and other delicious Japanese favorites. For Restaurant Week, don’t miss the seaweed salad with cucumber, crabmeat and fish eggs, along with salmon teriyaki and green tea mochi ice cream.
📍 719 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
🔗 Menu | Reservation


For more than 30 years, Tequilas has created unforgettable, authentic Mexican cuisine in an elegant setting. After one taste of the “Mar y Tierra” — grilled jumbo shrimp in a tequila, lime, butter, and garlic sauce, alongside a ribeye steak served in a tangy chorizo sauce — you’ll know why they’re a Center City mainstay.
📍 1602 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Pictured above: Tequilas

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Pictured above: The Dandelion

La Fontana Della Citta

Nestled right off Rittenhouse Square, La Fontana Della Citta has been a Center City favorite for Italian cuisine since 2006. This year’s Restaurant Week menu includes options like risotto alla scampi in a pink cognac sauce.
📍 1701 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
🔗 Menu | Reservation

The Dandelion

Through The Dandelion, Stephen Starr offers a sophisticated homage to traditional British pub fare.
📍 124 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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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!