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September 28, 2020 – Though the bar and restaurant scene has undeniably shifted during the pandemic, there are still plenty of opportunities to dine at some of Philly’s most revered locales — Especially those restaurants and bars that have recently reopened. 


Check out the list below to see where to indulge in tasty drinks and mouthwatering food, all while following health and safety guidelines instituted by the state of Pennsylvania. 


MilkBoy Philly, the Philadelphia-born brand with two bar-and-restaurant concepts and an iconic recording studio located in Northern Liberties is thrilled to announce their recent reopening! Newly renovated Milkboy Philly, located on 1100 Chestnut Street, reopened their doors to the public on September 22, offering a delicious menu of comfort food favorites and two new draft beers. MilkBoy Philly will be open for outdoor dining, indoor seating at limited capacity and takeout Monday through Friday from 8 am to 10 pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm. 

1100 Chestnut Street | 215.925.6455 | 


MilkBoy South Street, located on 401 South St., is now open for outdoor dining each weekend through the end of October as part of the Open Dining Room Program. The program closes the street to  traffic on the 700 block, as well as the 400 block of South Street, where Milkboy South Street resides, from Fridays at 5 pm until Sunday evenings. MilkBoy South Street is flashing all-new food and drink menus that include cocktails, canned beers, and a variety of house-made seltzers. Both MilkBoy Philly and MilkBoy South Street will be offering touchless menus by using scannable QR codes to ensure the safety of guests and servers. 

401 South Street | 215.925.6455 | 


Stratus Rooftop Lounge, the chic bar known for its comfortable and contemporary lounge setting, has transformed into an elegant nighttime dining experience. The locale, flaunting its just-completed renovations, is following safety precautions that include a strict capacity limit and socially distanced tables in an open aired environment. The lounge at Stratus is open Thursdays and Saturdays from 7 pm to 12 am for outdoor seating only and Sundays from 2-8 pm, Starting October 4. Guests dining on Sundays can enjoy Stratus Lounge’s new Sundaze Brunch boasting choice of a personal mimosa or Bloody Mary bar.

433 Chestnut Street | 215.925.2889 | 

-Olivia Costello