Where to eat and what to expect for Center City Restaurant Week 2018

Center City Restaurant Week 2018

Center City Restaurant Week is back and this year promises to be the tastiest one yet. Philly is a fantastic city for food, there are so many different choices and options making it every foodie’s dream, and Restaurant Week is like Christmas. From September 23 to October 5 over 100 award-winning and popular eateries in Center City are offering three-course prix-fixe meals at a discount price of $35 (plus alcohol and gratuity). However you don’t have to wait until dinner to take a bite out of a delicious meal, there are a few locations that are offering lunch and brunch deals as well (around $20). Narrowing down where to go for the 15-day span can be challenging; here are some of the best spots to eat at Center City Restaurant Week 2018 to help make your decision a little easier. The full list of places and information on parking deals and $10 off Lyft rides is available here centercityphila.org

Where to eat for Center City Restaurant Week 2018

El Vez

Philly is full of Stephen Starr locations, and El Vez is one of the best. With delicious southwest of the border options such as Carne Asada, Short Rib Enchiladas and Crispy Mahi-Mahi Tacos you can only imagine what tasty options are going to be featured from their menu for Center City Restaurant Week 2018. 

121 S. 13 St., Philadelphia, elvezrestaurant.com

Center City Restaurant Week 2018

Harp & Crown

Aside from being delicious and aesthetically pleasing, Harp & Crown takes the cake for one of the best eateries in Philly for the simple fact that they have a luxury bowling alley  (available to reserve) located downstairs at their establishment. With delicious options like gourmet pizza and decadent charcuterie boards, Harp & Crown is one location that you will not want to miss. 

1525 Sansom St., Philadelphia, harpcrown.com


Located right in the heart of Center City this beloved Asian infused eatery has everything you need to enjoy Center City Restaurant Week 2018. There are two dining rooms and an outdoor bar in the back that offers heat lamps when the weather gets chilly; plenty of room for everyone to come in and enjoy Kim Che Fried Rice, Pork Bao Buns and plenty more. 

124 South 13th Street Philadelphia, sampanphilly.com

Center City Restaurant Week 2018

Devon Seafood Grill

Located right in Rittenhouse Square this is the spot if you want delicious seafood on your plate for lunch or dinner. Their restaurant week menu will not disappoint, Maine Lobster Bisque, Seared Scallops, and Chocolate Velvet Cake are a few of the options that are there to make your mouth water. 

225 S. 18th St., Philadelphia, devonseafood.com

Twenty Manning Grill

This place is sleek and chic from the atmosphere to their menu. With gourmet options for soup, salad, pasta, and decadent dinner plates you will be more than pleased with their CCRW options. After dinner sip on some refreshing cocktails in their bar lounge. 

261 S 20th St, Philadelphia, twentymanninggrill.com


Philly would not be the same without their quaint Italian restaurants. Melograno is one restaurant serving up meals so classic and delicious that you will think you have just hopped on a plane to Italy. As Winner of the OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award for May 2018, Melograno is a must for Center City Restaurant Week 2018. 

2012 Sansom St., Philadelphia, melogranorestaurant.com


Authentic Cuban flare, delicious hand-crafted cocktails and a gorgeous colorful atmosphere sum up the appeal of the favorite dining spot Mixto. With amazingly delicious options such as Churrasco Argentino and Bandeja Paisa, it’s easy to see why this spot is home to Philadelphia’s Favorite Cuban, Latin American and Caribbean Cuisine.

1141 Pine St, Philadelphia, mixtorestaurante.com

Center City Restaurant Week 2018


This Greek spot is highly recommended if you are interested in Mediterranean fare for CCRW.  With options like Bifteki Souvlaki for lunch and Papoutsakia for dinner, you will be delighted by the authenticity and abundance of flavors this spot has to offer. 

1405-07 Locust St., Philadelphia, estiarestaurant.com

Tequila’s Restaurant 

Eating Mexican cuisines such as gourmet Empanadas, Enchiladas and decadent Tres Leches cake is what you have to look forward to with Tequila’s Center City Restaurant Week 2018 menu. Aside from the menu, the atmosphere is a treat for your eyes, and unlike anywhere you have ever been before. 

1602 Locust St., Philadelphia, tequilasphilly.com


Southern comfort food on another level, this spot is perfect if you are looking for some good ol’ home cooking. SOUTH has been named one of the 50 best restaurants to eat in Philly, and there is no question why. Enjoy Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Seafood Gumbo while listening to some smooth Jazz, soak up everything that SOUTH has to offer for CCRW. 

600 North Broad St. Philadelphia, southjazzkitchen.com

Bank & Bourbon 

Located in the historic Loews Philadelphia Hotel, this establishment brings the past to life with a modern flare. This innovative eatery features a barrel-aging program for house aged liquors and creative cocktails, not to mention the food is amazing. Their CCRW menu has plenty of options including Salmon Salad, Double Chocolate Cheesecake, Roasted Lancaster Chicken and much more. 

1200 Market St., Philadelphia, bankandbourbon.com