September 29, 2020 – For those who would rather not cook during the coronavirus pandemic, take-out and delivery orders remain the most available and convenient option. Check out the list below and eat in the comfort of your home with these top spots offering tempting take-out and delicious delivery options.
Take-Out / Curbside Pick-up Booze
Art in the Age, Philadelphia’s one-of-a-kind tasting room, home bar supply and bottle shop, has an expansive selection of spirits – as well as craft-at-home cocktail kits – available for curbside pickup and local Philly delivery within three miles of its Old City location. Art in the Age is stocked with everything an at-home bartender would need, from jiggers and shakers to bitters and booze. Imbibers are invited to browse the online shop for spirits such as Thai Chili Gin and Kinsey Bourbon Whiskey. Once selected, shoppers should email the list of desired items to firstname.lastname@example.org. A confirmation email will be sent containing an invoice, a time window for curbside pickup, and all other specifics, at which time the order will be ready for pick-up at the Art in the Age shop. The local delivery service will be offered on Thursdays between 2 and 6 pm for a $10 flat rate courier fee.
Opening hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 12 – 6 pm
116 North 3rd Street | 215.922.2600 | http://artintheage.com/
Bluebird Distilling, Phoenixville’s award-winning grain-to-glass distillery, invites imbibers to stop by the distillery for bottle sales or simply shop online and choose from a selection of locally-made spirits including White Rye Whiskey, Four Grain Bourbon, Blueberry Brandy, a brand-new Citrus Vodka. Cocktail enthusiasts looking for an immediate refreshment also have the option to take home one of Bluebird Distilling’s new to-go cocktails in reusable flaks. The flask cocktails ($20/each) are good for two servings and come in five different creations: Old Fashioned, Manhattan, Negroni, Boulevardier, and Gin Martini. Bluebird Distilling will ship online orders to anywhere in PA with free shipping for all orders over $145.
Opening hours for bottle sales: Daily from 1 – 10 pm
Opening hours for cocktails: Monday through Thursday from 5 – 10 pm, Friday from 2 – 10 pm and Saturday + Sunday from 1 – 10 pm
100 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460 | 610.933.7827 | www.bluebirddistilling.com
Jet Wine Bar, South Street’s “global vineyard” and Philadelphia Magazine’s Best of Philly award recipient, is open for pick-up, offering a wide variety of acclaimed wines from all corners of the globe including Lebanon, France, South Africa, Germany, and more. Ordering is a snap – Simply visit Jet Wine Bar’s online shop, complete your purchase, and provide a valid ID at pickup during store hours. Jet Wine Bar is also offering cocktails-to-go.
Opening hours: Monday through Thursday from 4 – 9 pm, Friday and Saturday from 12 – 10 pm, Sunday 2 – 8 pm.
1525 South St. | 215.735.1116 | jetwinebar.com
Philadelphia Brewing Company, one of Philadelphia’s oldest and largest breweries, keeps patrons hydrated through contactless curbside pick-up. Imbibers are invited to browse the brewery’s new online shop and order their favorite brews (including Kenzinger, Walt Wit, Schwarzinger, and Tahitian Wheat) for inside or curbside pick-up. Options include single cans, cases, variety packs, and kegs.
Opening hours: Monday through Sunday from 11 am – 10 pm
2440 Frankford Avenue | 215.427.2739 | www.philadelphiabrewing.com
Food: Pick-Up or Delivery
A Mano, the acclaimed Italian BYOB from Townsend Wentz, brings the flavors of Italy to your home with creative dishes for takeout such as Goat Cheese Gnocci, Strozzapretti, Chicken Milanese, Branzino and more. Guests can also indulge in a four-course family-style dinner for $65 per person. The restaurant is currently accepting pickup orders by phone. Delivery via DoorDash and Caviar will be added shortly.
Opening hours: Tuesday through Friday from 4 – 9 pm and Saturday through Sunday from 4 – 10 pm
2244 Fairmount Ave | 215.236.1114 | www.amanophl.com
From cheesesteaks to poke bowls to ice cream, The Bourse, Old City’s modern artisanal food hall, is the perfect place for those looking for a variety of delicious options. Foodies can order fresh breakfast, lunch, and dinner options from different vendors including Prescription Chicken, Abunai Poke, Marino Brothers, Grubhouse and The Hotdog Factory Philly. The Bourse Food Hall’s fare is available for walk-ins for pick-up and for delivery via your favorite third party app. Guests can now also purchase eats from multiple vendors in one order for delivery or pick-up via Snack Pass.
Opening hours: Monday through Saturday from 7 am – 10 pm and Sunday from 9 am – 6 pm
111 S Independence Mall E | 215.625.0300 | http://www.theboursephilly.com
Café Ynez, the Mexico-City inspired all-day diner on Washington Avenue, just recently introduced a large take-out window, perfect for picking up authentic Mexican fare as safely as possible. Guests can look forward to Empanadas ($9), Chipotle Cauliflower Bowls, ($8), Shrimp Cocktail ($13), Chicharron Preparado ($10) Deep Fried Sweet Plantains ($4) and more. Café Ynez is also offering family meals for 4-6 people in the form of taco platters with a choice of Chicken Tinga ($42), Chicken Breast ($42), Fried Cauliflower ($49), Pork Carnitas ($45), Flank Steak ($69), Shrimp ($69), and Tilapia ($69). All platters come with salsa verde, pico de gallo, lettuce, limes, refried black beans, cotija cheese, Mexican Rice, and soft tortillas. The menu is also available for delivery via Caviar and Grubhub.
Opening hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am – 8 pm
2025 Washington Ave. | 215.278.7579 | http://cafeynez.com/
Devil’s Den, the South Philly spot for pub fare and an extensive beer selection, is accepting takeout orders by phone and delivery via Caviar. Highlights include Duck Fries ($13), Bacon Mac and Cheese ($12), the Short Rib Cheesesteak ($14) and Buffalo Chicken Sandwich ($12), and – of course – Devil’s Den’s enticing beer list. The full menu can be viewed here.
Opening hours: Wednesday through Friday from 4 – 10 pm, Saturdays 12 – 10 pm, and Sundays 12 – 8 pm
1148 South 11th Street | 215.339.0855 | http://www.devilsdenphilly.com
Fond, the acclaimed restaurant on Passyunk Square, brings take-out dining to the next level with a weekly-changing three-course prix fixe menu ($55/person). Diners can look forward to unique and refreshing apps, entrées and desserts courtesy of chef / owners Lee Styer and Jessie Prawlucki-Styer, or pick up à la carte options as well as wines and cocktails to-go. Orders can be placed by calling the restaurant or via the website. Delivery is available within one mile of the restaurant.
Opening hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 5 – 9 pm
1537 South 11th Street | 215.551.5000 | www.fondphilly.com
Forsythia, Old City’s French bar and restaurant helmed by Chef Christopher Kearse, is open for take-out and delivery, boasting a brand-new food and beverage menu including still, sparkling, and clarified cocktails. Friends of French cuisine can choose between Fluke Crudo, Tomato Tartine, Charcuterie, Roasted Trout, Seared Scallops, and more. Take-Out orders can be placed via phone and delivery is available within one mile of the restaurant.
Opening hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 4 – 10 pm
233 Chestnut Street | 215.644.9395 | www.forsythiaphilly.com
Khyber Pass Pub, the renowned Southern-inspired bar and restaurant located in historic Old City, is open for take-out seven days a week. Known for its Southern and Cajun cuisines, the restaurant offers its popular po-boys (from vegan sausage to fried chicken to surf n’ turf), jambalaya, BBQ rib platters, and more – perfect to eat at home. Insider tip: Khyber Pass Pub also has frozen palomas, frozen mimosas, black berry mojito freeze pops, and other boozy mood-lifters, perfect to stay cool this fall. Orders can be placed via the website.
Opening hours: Monday through Friday from 4 – 10 pm and Saturday through Sunday from 2 – 10 pm
56 S 2nd St. | 215.238.5888 | khyberpasspub.com
MilkBoy, the Philadelphia-born brand encompassing live music venues, bars, restaurants and a recording studio, just recently reopened its South Street location after working on a smart and safe COVID-19 response program. The brand-new menu is boasting delicious comfort food options such as Mac & Cheese, Loaded Nachos, Fried Chicken, Cheesesteak, Burgers as well as MilkBoy’s very own Seltzer creation. Patrons can order by calling the restaurant or via Caviar.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Thursday from 4 – 10 pm and Friday – Sunday from 11 am – 10 pm
Oloroso, the Spanish-inspired Tapas and Sherry Bar helmed by Townsend Wentz, is accepting take-out orders by phone and via the website. The To-Go Menu includes Oloroso’s beloved classics including Gambas, Beef Pinxto, Grilled Octopus, Paella for 2 or 4, as well as cocktails-to-go and Sangria Pitchers. The menu is available via Caviar, too.
Opening hours: Tuesday through Friday from 12 – 9 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12 – 10 pm
1121 Walnut Street | 215.906.5525 | www.olorosophl.com
Red Owl Tavern, the modern American restaurant across from historic Independence Hall, is offering a sizzling breakfast (grab and go), brunch, lunch and dinner takeout menu. Patrons can enjoy shareable apps such as Whiz Fries ($10) and Buratta ($14), as well as entrées including General Tso Cauliflower ($14) and house-made Cappellini Pasta ($28) by ordering for pick-up, or delivery via Uber Eats, during restaurant hours. Cocktails-to-go are available, too.
Breakfast: Daily from 8-11 am
Lunch and Dinner: Monday through Saturday from 12 – 7 pm
Brunch: Saturday 12 – 7 pm and Sunday 12 – 3 pm
433 Chestnut St. | 215.923.2267 | www.redowltavern.com
Rex 1516, Philadelphia’s go-to for elevated Southern cuisine, has the answer to all your food cravings. Patrons can enjoy delectable dishes available for take-out or delivery including apps like Skillet Cornbread ($8) and Crawfish Hot Pie ($11), and entrées such as Shrimp and Grits ($23) and Fried Half Chicken ($25) by simply calling the restaurant or ordering through the Caviar app.
Opening hours: Monday from 5 – 10 pm, Tuesday through Friday from 5 – 11 pm, Saturday from 11 – 3:00 pm and 5 – 11 pm, and Sunday from 11 – 3:00 pm and 5 – 10 pm
1516 South Street | 267.319.1366 | http://rex1516.com
Royal Boucherie, Old City’s American-inspired brasserie from Top Chef winner Chef Nicholas Elmi, just recently resumed take-out and delivery service after taking some time off to work on a safe and smart re-opening strategy. Friends of French cuisine can look forward to Elmi’s notorious Boucherie Burger, NY Strip Frites, Torchio Pasta with burgundy escargot, hazelnut, chartreuse, herb pistou and more. Orders can be placed via DoorDash or by calling the restaurant. Guests ordering take-out via phone will have the option to add cocktails and wine to-go.
Opening hours: Wednesday through Thursday from 4 – 9 pm, Friday from 4 – 10 pm, Saturdays from 11 – 10 pm and Sundays from 11 – 9 pm
52 S. 2nd Street | 267.606.6313 | www.royalboucherie.com
Square 1682, the modern American kitchen located at the intersection of 17th and Sansom streets, has re-opened for daily take-out service. Guests can enjoy new dishes from the freshly updated Square 1682 menu and select known favorites such as the Waffle Fries served with malt vinegar and chipotle ranch ($10), the delectable Warm Cornbread accompanied by honey butter ($5) or the Cauliflower Curry entrée, with chickpeas, spinach, and madras curry ($24). Newer additions to the menu include a Softshell Crab Sandwich with jalapeno tartar sauce ($16) among the mix. Pick-up and delivery can be ordered via the website.
Breakfast: Daily from 8 am – 12pm
Lunch: Daily from 12-4 pm
Dinner: Daily from 4-8 pm
121 South 17th Street | 215.563.5008 | www.square1682.com
The Twisted Tail, the hub for virtual music events and elevated pub fare on Headhouse Square, is open for takeout! Hungry patrons can enjoy snacks such as the Salmon Tartare Toast ($12) or Crawfish Mac N Cheese ($8), or hearty entrées including Ricotta Gnocchi ($18) and Shrimp and Grits ($18), for pick-up or delivery. The Twisted Tail will deliver for free within three miles when guests order by phone, or order from anywhere using Uber Eats.
Opening hours: Monday through Thursday from 4 – 9 pm, Friday from 4 – 10 pm, Saturday from 11 am through 10 pm and Sunday from 10 am through 9 pm
509 S. 2nd Street | 215.558.2471 | http://thetwistedtail.com/
At Urban Farmer, Logan Square’s modern American steakhouse, food lovers can indulge in locally-sourced Dry Aged Ribeye Steaks, NY Wagyu Tastings, Skuna Bay Salmon and Weekly Beer-B-Q specials with local brewery partners (communicated on the restaurant’s social media channels) among the mix. Additionally, Urban Farmer offers wines by the bottle as well as beers and cocktails to-go, including Hibiscus Aperol Spritz with dry rosé, Aperol, hibiscus, strawberry, lime. Orders can be placed via the website or Caviar.
Dinner: Tuesday – Saturday from 4 – 11 pm
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 2 pm
1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 | www.urbanfarmerphiladelphia.com