Dining

Looking for great dining in Old City?

When dining in Old City, we recommend these restaurants that support the Arden! All offer a 10% special discount for Arden patrons when you present your tickets at time of ordering. Please ask your server for more 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.

Chlöe | Visit their website
232 Arch Street | 215.629.2337 

Style: New American cuisine; BYOB

This 32-seat BYOB is a casual neighborhood eatery serving fresh, locally-sourced New American cuisine from Wednesday through Saturday nights.

Continental | Visit their website
138 Market Street | 215.923.6069 

Style: Around-the-world; kid-friendly

The first of Stephen Starr’s 21-restaurant empire, the Continental offers a family-style, eclectic global menu that takes you on a culinary tour of the world.

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.

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 on Market | Visit their website
308 Market Street | 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. 

Panorama | Visit their website
56 S. 2nd Street | 215.238.5888

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.

Pinot Wine Boutique | Visit their website
227 Market Street | 215.627.WINE 

Style: Wine boutique; cheeses and chocolates

Stop by to enjoy a wine flight, tasting, or a cheese and chocolate pairing. Plus, you can purchase your favorite bottle of wine or chic and functional accessories for your home.

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, continuously-run 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.

 

Concessions

The concessions bar opens 30 minutes before curtain. Stop by for beer, wine, soda, and snacks to enjoy in our lobby before the show or during intermission.