Here’s 21 Of The Hottest Outdoor Dining Spots In Philly Opening This Week!
221 N Christopher Columbus Blvd,
Monday – Sunday, 12:00pm – 10:00pm
Seating aiming for 250 seat to start with room for expansion.
Morgan’s Pier will reopen for the summer for outdoor dining this week and will be the largest permanent outdoor dining venue in the region. Large wooden picnic tables with oversized umbrellas are perfect for groups for 6 to 10 guests. Smaller metal tables will be available for single diners to 4 guests. Opening weekend we will have a DJ Friday 5-9 PM, Saturday 1-5 PM and 5-9 PM as background music. It will be table service. Take Out still available to go. Ample signing will be available throughout the venue to remind diners of social distancing and other rules. A poster will be posted at entry along and all disposable menus will have rules and restrictions.
100 S Independence Mall
3pm – 10pm Monday – Thursday / 12pm – 12am Friday – Saturday / 12pm – 10pm Sunday
Walk-ins only and can only enter if there is a table available. Sitting, standing or ordering at the bar is not permitted. They are implementing order at the table technology where guests can pull up a menu, order and pay on their phones.
850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Logan Square’s modern American steakhouse, is ready to welcome guests on its breezy and expansive patio overlooking The Swann Memorial Fountain on Logan Square. The restaurant will also continue its carry-out service during operation hours with $1 from each take-out order being donated to Feeding America’s COVID-19 first responders. Weekly Beer-B-Q specials with local brewery partners will be communicated on Urban Farmer’s social channels. Reservations for outdoor dining are highly recommended.
31 S 18th St,
Monday – Sunday, 11:30am – 10:30pm
Best of Philly Winner Harper’s Garden – Philadelphia’s all-season, plant filled al fresco oasis in the heart of Rittenhouse neighborhood – will open on June 12th and will nearly double the outdoor capacity with an expansion that will take-over the adjacent outdoor property to the South. Reservations for Harper’s are available now on Open Table.
Seating for up to 50 to start and then they will expand by July with a new dining section next door. Ample signing will be available throughout the venue to remind diners of social distancing and other rules. A poster will be posted at entry along with a reminder on the menu. Table service, full menu, look for the summer seasonal menu to debut this week.
1029 Germantown Ave,
Seating – looking to get 50 seats to start will maybe add more later
Tuesday-Sunday, 4:00pm to 12:00am
This urban oasis in the heart of Northern Liberties will re-open in time for outdoor dining this weekend – this is an entirely outdoor restaurant with table seats, full bar, full food menu, plants and flowers, beautiful lighting and an escape without leaving the city. They will utilize current space now and they have much room to grow with extra tables later. Menu to start will be appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, wings, bar favorites – and entrees and elevated dishes from “standard” menu will be added closer to July.
1040 N 2nd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19123
11:00am to 10:00pm kitchen, with bar until 11:00pm – seven days a week
They will open their sidewalk seating in the middle of the open-air picturesque Liberties Walk with beer garden style seating where you order from stations and they will bring food out to the tables. Full menu of food, with lots of frozen cocktails for the hot weekends coming. First come, first served. No reservations. When ordering must wear mask, social distancing and following all guidelines as given by state and city. They will be serving frozen pineapple margaritas in fresh pineapples this weekend in addition to our regular speciality cocktails.
1927 East Passyunk Ave,
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 5:00pm to 10:30pm, Friday 5:00pm to 11:00pm, Saturday 4:00pm to 11:00pm, Sunday 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Le Virtu will be one of the largest locations for outdoor dining for East Passyunk – Philadelphia’s restaurant row! Il Campo (Le Virtu’s outdoor spacious and lush garden and outdoor space) plus Le Virtu’s patio are available on OpenTable NOW for seatings beginning on Friday or you can call 215-271-5626. Dine with the backdrop of Abruzzo on the giant mural behind! Full menu will be offered. ALSO they are restarting Caviar this week and takeout with most of the entire menu – that part starts today June 10th. They will look to get dozens of socially distance seats with a final count coming closer to the weekend.
1840 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
located nine-floors above The Logan Philadelphia Hotel, will reopen on Thursday, June 18. Center City’s favorite rooftop lounge will operate Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, with expanding hours coming soon. Guests can look forward to happy hour specials from 4-6 pm and a full menu of light fare, cocktails, wine, and beer through close while enjoying rooftop views of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, City Hall and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
1930 Chestnut St,
Time Limit of 75 Minutes During Peak Times
Seats: 20-30 to be determined
Tuesday – Sunday, 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Dim Sum two ways – all day – and now outdoors! Dim Sum House in Rittenhouse will open back up today in preparation for outdoor dining on Friday – they will offer nearly 2 dozen seats socially distanced apart with their entire full menu of Dim Sum favorites plus Chinese specialty dishes.
Brü Craft & Wurst, Tradesman’s (*Plus in front of U-Bahn)
1316 Chestnut St,
Outdoor Dining, Takeout and Delivery
Monday to Friday, 3:00pm to 2:00am (kitchen stops 1:00am)
Saturday and Sunday, 11:00am to 2:00am (kitchen stops 1:00am)
Outdoor seating will be socially distanced with extra precautions and span from Bru across U-Bahn to Tradesman’s creating a mini-restaurant row with sidewalk dining on Chestnut Street – with up to 20-30 seats pending final arrangement and party sizes. The menu across all three properties will be the same – dishes from BRU, Tradesman’s and some bar favorites from Finn McCool’s – in time for this weekend the BRU and Tradesman’s offerings will greatly expand from the current limited menu to much larger. Table service. Specials will also begin for weekly food dishes and special drinks.
212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor,
(Closed Mondays from November thru April)
Friday, 11:30am – 11:00pm
Saturday, 11:30am – 11:00pm
Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti will offer beautiful outdoor views above the streets of Old City District -with outdoor and cafe/ patio seating with their full menu, bar and wine-beer-cocktail list. Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti offering Italian inspired Cuisine with a seafood-focused menu, and breathtaking open-air dining plans to reopen with outdoor dining this Friday. That will include a sidewalk cafe and back patio seating. Tables will be spread out between 6 feet or more and will be taking safety precautions. Employees will be wearing masks and taking extra steps for sanitation. There will be between 40-50 seats available along the sidewalk cafe while bigger parties will be set up at the back patio.
19 W Girard Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Takeout and Delivery and now Outdoor Dining
Seven days a week Noon to 11:00pm
Pistolas Fishtown location will offer sidewalk cafe seating in the heart of Fishtown with socially distanced tables – aiming to get 12-16 seats. This is a recommendation not requirement – parties will be encouraged during first two weeks and during peak time for 90 minute estimated stays. Full menu. Table service. Specials coming soon.
1934 East Passyunk Avenue,
Takeout and Delivery
Seven days a week Noon to 11:00pm
Dine outside under the shade and on the beautiful seating outside East Passyunk’s Pistolas Del Sur. Take in the Avenue views and sidewalk scene and enjoy tacos, entrees, margaritas, cocktails, wine and beer. This is a recommendation not requirement – parties will be encouraged during first two weeks and during peak time for 90 estimate minute stays. Parties of 4-6 people are strongly encouraged during peak times. Full menu. Table service. Specials coming soon.
2220 Walnut St,
Monday – Sunday, 12:00pm – 10:00pm
Rosy’s Taco will close off the adjacent parking spots to make room for additional sidewalk and space for passerbyers. This will allow them to utilize the entire sidewalk for dining tables – they will aim to for 60 seats. Full menu. Table service. Frozen and standard cocktails, full bar, wine, beer, beer to go, etc.
1001 N 2nd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Monday – Sunday, 12:00pm – 9:00pm
They are aiming 15 tables for seating up to 100 people pending party size – in their beautiful outdoor patio and sidewalk seating in the heart of No Libs on 2nd Street at the Piazza. The tables will of course be socially distanced – full menu – table service – extra cleaning and precautions. They will be using a new app Up N Go to pay by check on phone to be contactless. They will be offering their famous Froze that debuted at the Pod Park last year – which was the most popular drinks of the summer for the entire park in 2019 – this is a big welcome addition! Call for reservations 267-687-1961.
124 S 13th St.
3pm – 10pm Sunday – Thursday / 3pm – 11pm Friday – Saturday
Most seating is held for reservations – available now through Open Table, but soon through Resy. Some seating will be held for walk-ins.
For now, they’re serving a hybrid menu of Sampan and Double Knot. Seating for Sampan/DK will be outside Sampan, DK and Alpen Rose. The Graffiti Bar remains closed.
1801 Lombard St.
Owner Peter Hwang said with reduced capacity, they can seat 12-16 people outside.
It will be “beer hall-style”, so no reservations, but guests may pick up their orders and sit at the tables if they are unoccupied.
509 S 2nd St.
On Saturdays, brunch runs from 11-4 pm, followed by dinner from 4-10 pm, with another midnight close. Finally, the Sunday brunch crowd can linger from 10-4 pm, or stay for dinner from 4-9 pm, followed by the restaurant’s close at 10 pm. The Twisted Tail will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays, for now.
The popular Southern-inspired restaurant and bar on Headhouse Square, is taking advantage of its street closing out front. Soon, diners will be able to lounge in an outdoor garden that spills into the area surrounding The Twisted Tail to enjoy a selection of bubbly, brews and bites. For tomorrow however, dinners and imbibers can expect a smattering of alfresco tables under umbrellas with fresh outdoor plantings.
One of the top restaurants on East Passyunk Avenue’s bustling Passyunk Square, will put out its outdoor tables starting this weekend. The restaurant, that has reimagined itself as a community market and take-out concept, will resume table service in keeping with its French-forward roots starting June 17, when guests will once again enjoy top-tier cocktails and elevated cuisine curbside at this corner haunt.