Local spots offer City of Philadelphia employees appetizing deals for returning to the office

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With Mayor Cherelle Parker’s plan to get City of Philadelphia workers back in the office starting July 15, many area restaurants have decided to offer some tasty incentives for employees. Here’s a list of all of the deals, discounts and giveaways happening this Monday and beyond.

Bagels and Co. Midtown and Rittenhouse

Kicking off the day bright and early, Glu Hospitality will be offering the first 50 City of Philadelphia employees a free bagel with cream cheese (doors open at 7 a.m.) For those who can’t make it out early on Monday, Bagels and Co. is also offering 10% off employee’s breakfast and lunch orders from July 15 to 19 as well.

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Bagels & Co

17 S 11th St. and 1526 Sansom St., thebagelsandco.com

1225 Raw

Every city employee that dines at this sushi hotspot can claim 10% off their bill from July 16 to 19. All you have to do is show your City identification and mention the “Back to the Office” special at the end of your meal.

1225 Sansom St., 1225rawnledas.com

Chika Ramen Bar

The ‘Blade Runner’-inspired venue is offering a complimentary fried ice cream dessert with any ramen or bowl purchase from July 16 to 19. They also are sporting some new happy hour specials for those who need to unwind after work featuring half-priced appetizers, half-off basic hand rolls, plus $5 beer, wine, sake, sake bombs and select cocktails.

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1526 Sansom St., chikaramenbar.com

Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse

City of Philadelphia employees who head to Cav’s get 25% off all dine-in orders (just show your city ID) from July 15 to 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Employees also can indulge in a buy-one, get-one-free wing special on July 15 as well.

1913 Sansom St.,cavsrittenhouse.com

The Ground Rittenhouse

The new picturesque coffee, bubble tea and plant one-stop-shop is offering city employees 15% off all breakfast and lunch sandwiches, their Croffle, coffee drinks and bubble tea from July 15 to 19. Some new menu items to try while there span the Devil-Ish Egg Salad Sandwich, Matcha Lemonade, Philly Salted Pretzel Latte and more.

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The Ground

120 S 18th St.,thegroundcpg.com

Fashion District Philadelphia

The first 75 city employees with an ID will receive a complimentary swag bag on July 15 beginning at 11 a.m. at Maison Philly Fashion Week on the concourse level. As a release notes, the bags will feature goodies inside, plus beauty samples from Ulta and a wine voucher valid at City Winery. Select bags will also have surprise gift cards from Fashion District Philadelphia boutiques and experiences, including Ulta, Levi’s Outlet Store, and Round1 Bowling and Arcade.

901 Market St., fashiondistrictphiladelphia.com

Dim Sum House by Jane G’s

Dim Sum House will be offering 10% off dine-in and take-out/pick-up orders starting July 16. This special will be running until the end of the month.

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Dim Sum House by Jane G’s

1930 Chestnut St., dimsum.house

DBG Philly

City of Philadelphia employees can get 10% off food with an ID, or opt to indulge in their happy hour specials (available Tuesday through Sunday) spanning $2.95 smash burgers, $4 beers, $5 wines and $5 well drinks.

1311 Sansom St., dbgphilly.com

Village Whiskey

While here, city workers can score a complimentary order of Wild Fries with any burger purchased on Monday, July 15. Then, from July 15 to 19, Village Whiskey will also offer a spirited ‘buy one, try one’ special, aka when you buy a 2 oz. pour of whiskey you can try a different complimentary pour of equal or lesser value when you mention you are back to work in the office.

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Village Whiskey

118 S. 20th St., villagewhiskey.com

Lamberti Pizza and Market

Lamberti Pizza is offering specials not just for the week of July 15, but all year long. City employees with an ID can enjoy 25% off any dine-in and pick-up/take-out orders on Monday, but also, 10% off on those same items until the end of 2024.

707 Chestnut St., lambertipizzamarket.com

P.J. Clarke’s

P.J. Clarke’s is offering City of Philadelphia workers one complimentary appetizer from the Bits and Bobs Menu with the purchase of any entree/sandwich per person, from July 15 to 21. Those with an ID can indulge in a free deviled egg trio, PJ’s buffalo shrimp, Kennett Square mushroom toast, tuna crudo and wontons, blistered shishito peppers, cheesesteak egg rolls and more. PJ is also offering a new summer happy hour with Buck O Shuck Oysters, $8 wine, $8 cocktails, $5 draft beer and other specially priced appetizers.

Curtis Center, 601 Walnut St., pjclarkes.com