Looking for great dining in Old City?
Restaurants in Old City are open and ready to welcome you back! We recommend these restaurants that support the Arden. Many of our dining partners offer take-out and other alternative dining options during this time. Please lend them your support!
Restaurants with * offer a 10% discount to Arden patrons. Please ask your server for details.
Campo’s | Visit their website
214 Market Street | 215.923.1000
Style: Philly classics; fast casual; kid-friendly
For 70+ years, this family-owned deli restaurant focuses on Philly favorites: hoagies and steaks. Plus soups, salads, and sandwiches and gluten-free and vegan options.
Cuba Libre* | Visit their website
10 South 2nd Street | 215.627.0666
Style: Cuban Cuisine; kid-friendly; rum bar
The décor takes you back to 1950’s Old Havana, and the menu contains a contemporary interpretation of traditional Cuban cuisine.
Fork* | Visit their website
306 Market Street | 215.625.9425
Style: Contemporary American; fine dining
Known for 20+ years for its interesting Contemporary American menu and high ceilings with twinkling lights, Fork serves locally sourced and seasonally inspired dishes.
The Franklin Fountain* | Visit their website
116 Market Street | 215.627.1899
Style: Ice cream; soda shop
This old-fashioned ice cream parlor has bow-tie-wearing staff serving classic ice cream flavors and soda fountain favorites throughout the year.
High Street Philly | Visit their website
101 S. 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 | 215.625.0988
Style: Artisanal cuisine; fresh baked goods
This informal cousin of Fork sits next door with a local-artisan decor and features delicious sandwiches and pastries. Join them daily for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Khyber Pass Pub | Visit their website
56 S. 2nd Street | 215.238.5888
Style: Southern comfort; cozy bar
This cozy bar specializes in Southern, Cajun, and Creole cuisines, featuring some of the best barbecue in the city, signature po-boys, and an expansive draft list.
Oui* | Visit their website
160 N 3rd Street | 215.922.1269
Style: Pastry shop
Oui, a seasonal pastry shop in Old City, is all about creating sweet treats to accompany each day’s celebrations, big or small. They offer a seasonal menu that includes both traditional and innovative pastries, all made in-house.
Panorama | Visit their website
14 N Front St | 215.922.7800
Style: Italian cuisine; wine bar; fine dining
Proud of their Guinness World Record as the world’s largest wine bar, this Italian restaurant serves generations-old family recipes re-imagined for today.
The Plough & the Stars* | Visit their website
123 Chestnut Street | 215.733.0300
Style: Irish pub fair; Western European cuisine
A Western European menu with a strong Irish influence, including traditional pub favorites, more sophisticated fare for foodies, and vegan, gluten-free and heart healthy options.
Positano Coast | Visit their website
212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor | 215.238.0499
Style: Mediterranean cuisine; outdoor patio
This Aldo Lamberti restaurant makes you feel like you’re on Italy’s Amalfi Coast with a menu of Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and creative variations of classic Italian dishes.
Race Street Café | Visit their website
208 Race Street | 215.627.6181
Style: Traditional American; cozy bar
A low-key café with a rustic vibe, the menu includes house-made soups, pub food like burgers and sandwiches, and entrees from a Fish of the Day to New York Strip Steak.
Royal Boucherie* | Visit their website
52 S. 2nd Street | 267.606.6313
Style: French inspired cuisine; up-scale comfort
Their locally sourced menu (with roots in French cuisine) provides the freedom to enjoy drinks and a light bite, a beer and a burger or four-courses paired with a delicious cocktail.
Shane Confectionery* | Visit their website
110 Market Street | 215.922.1048
Style: Candy shop
America’s oldest confectionery, they offer an array of traditional hand-made chocolates, caramels, fudge, hard candies, and more.
South Street Philly Bagels | Visit their website
613 S. 3rd Street | 215.627.6277
Style: Breakfast spot; bagel bakery
This family owned and operated bagel bakery brings fresh bagels to the community every day. Stop by with your ticket to get a free coffee with the purchase of a breakfast sandwich!
Vista Peru | Visit their website
20 S. 2nd Street | 215.398.5046
Style: Peruvian cuisine; pisco cocktails
With a desire and passion to expand the love of Peruvian flavors, Miguel Toro created Vista Peru; the first authentic Peruvian restaurant in Philadelphia.