March 24, 2021 – We’re ecstatic to announce several newly-opened and re-opening dates for outdoor dining in Philadelphia from the likes of Royal Boucherie, Fond, The Twisted Tail, Silk City, MilkBoy Philly, and many more. Find out what’s reopening and where from our compiled list of the best places to enjoy the warmer temps.
Assembly Rooftop Lounge, Center City’s rooftop lounge with panoramic views of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, City Hall and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is expanding their opening hours on Tuesday, April 6 to Tuesday through Saturday from 4 – 9pm.
1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2723 | https://assemblyrooftop.com
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Devil’s Den, the South Philly spot for pub fare and an extensive beer selection, is open for service with limited indoor dining and a sweeping streetery for outdoor seating. Temporary hours of operation are Thursday and Friday from 4 – 9 pm, Saturday from 11 am – 9 pm, and Sunday from 11 am – 5 pm.
1148 South 11th Street | 215.339.0855 | http://www.devilsdenphilly.com
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Just in time for spring, The Dutch, the popular breakfast and lunch eatery focusing on reinventing the Pennsylvania Dutch classics, re-opened its doors for outdoor seating, limited indoor dining, and takeaway. The popular South Philadelphia restaurant offers a socially distanced outdoor set-up featuring stellar breakfast and lunch offerings and optional BYOB for imbibers to enjoy.
Opening hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 8 am – 2 pm.
1527 S. 4th Street | 215.755.5600 | www.thedutchphilly.com
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Fond, the acclaimed French-focused restaurant on East Passyunk Avenue, is now open for limited indoor dining, outdoor seating, and takeaway boasting a version of their pre-pandemic menu. Folks are encouraged to stop by for classic and reinvented food offerings as well as craft cocktails, wine, and beer.
Opening hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 3 pm – 9 pm.
1537 S 11th St. | 215.551.5000 | www.fondphilly.com
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MilkBoy Philly, the landmark locale of the iconic Philadelphia-born brand located in Center City, is back for limited indoor dining and spacious outdoor seating open seven days a week, starting at 7am.
1100 Chestnut Street | 215.925.6455 | https://www.milkboy.tv
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Popular Southern-inspired restaurant and bar on Headhouse Square, The Twisted Tail, re-opened this month with limited indoor service, expansive outdoor seating, and takeaway with a menu of fan-favorite dishes, cocktails, and more – weekend brunch and live music included!
Opening hours: Monday through Thursday from 4 – 9 pm, Friday from 4 – 10 pm, Saturday from 11 am – 10 pm, and Sunday from 10 am – 9 pm
509 S. 2nd Street | 215.558.2471 | http://thetwistedtail.com/
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Urban Farmer, Center City’s modern American steakhouse, is open for outdoor seating on their sprawling patio overlooking Logan Square. Guests can look forward to a locally sourced menu offering grass-fed steaks, skuna bay salmon, pork chop, sandwiches, and more, available for limited indoor and outdoor dining.
Opening hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 4 – 9 pm
1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 | www.urbanfarmerphiladelphia.com
Boasting one of Philadelphia’s most hidden gems, Royal Boucherie, Old City’s American brasserie specializing in French-style cuisine, is re-opening its rooftop garden oasis along with an expanded streetery and limited indoor seating this April.
52 S. 2nd Street | 267.606.6313 | www.royalboucherie.com
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Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge, the eclectic Northern Liberties eatery, nightclub, and bar, will re-open on Wednesday, March 31, with both socially distanced indoor and outdoor seating. The real star at Silk this season will be the verdant and vibrant garden peppered with a melange of art, sculpture, and other visual treats from restaurateur Mark Bee’s findings in and around Philly.
435 Spring Garden Street | 215.592.8838 | www.silkcityphilly.com
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Stratus Rooftop Lounge, the chic, newly-renovated open-air rooftop bar and lounge located just across from historic Independence Hall is tentatively relaunching on Friday, April 2, to the public for outdoor dining and sipping on Friday and Saturday nights in March. Expanded hours of operation are coming shortly…
433 Chestnut Street | 215.925.2889 | https://stratuslounge.com/
– Kali Lauer