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Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off on June 21, 2018 and runs every Thursday through August 31, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Participating restaurants and bars will offer at least one half-priced small plate and drink specials.

 

Old City Eats offerings are designed to appeal to neighborhood locals, to business people looking to enjoy sips with their co-workers, and to visiting tourists exploring America’s most historic square mile.

 

Old City Eats dining and drink options may be updated during the summer by participating restaurants. Please check Old City’s website, as well as with the participating restaurant, for any changes.

 

Old City Eats kicks off with a block party on June 21, 2018 from 5:00-9:00pm at 2nd & Market Streets!

 

Thank you to our 2018 Old City Eats sponsors, Penn BeerFaber Liquors, Single Prop, & Parkway!

 

Old City Eats Participant List

(*) denotes Block Party Participants
 

Amada

217 Chestnut Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Tortilla Espanola, Chistorra Sausage, Salsa Brava

Cocktail: Tie Me Up Tie Me Down (lemon rosemary martini)

Beer: Victory Summer Love

 

Ardiente*

33 S. 2nd Street

 

Bleu Martini*

24 S. 2nd Street

Block Party Menu:

Small Plate: Cajun Shrimp Cornbread, Cheesesteak Egg Rolls, Bleu's Signature Fries

Cocktail: Faber Vodka Sangria, Single Prop Rum Mojito

Beer: Stella Artois 

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Cajun Shrimp Cornbread, Cheesesteak Egg Rolls

Cocktail: Faber Vodka Sangria, Single Prop Rum Mojito

Beer: $6 Stella Artois (bottle), $5 Bud Light (bottle)

 

Buffalo Billiards

118 Chestnut St.

Old City Eats Menu:

Appetizer: Wings, Chicken Tenders, House Cut Fries, Chili Cheese Fries, Chips & Salsa, Pierogies, Fried Mozzarella, Taquitos, Buffalo chicken dip

Cocktail: $4 well drinks featuring Faber Liquors

Beer: $3 select drafts featuring Penn Beer

 

Capofitto

233 Chestnut Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Arancini - Risotto, saffron, fontina, pecorino $4.00

Cocktail: The Dude - Faber Vanilla Vodka, La Colombe Cold Brew, Frothed Milk  $5.00
Beer: Yards - Pale Ale $3.00

 

Chez Ben Bistro

400 Chestnut Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Spicy Sliders, French Curry Yogurt, Picked Onions, Brioche Bun

Cocktail: Faber Citrus Vodka, Ginger Syrup, Lemonade, Fresh Basil

Beer: Kronenbourg 1664

 

Chloe (BYOB)

232 Arch Street

*Note: Chloe will be closed during the month of August

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Creole mussels with chorizo, bell peppers and a light tomato broth, as well as a roasted cauliflower with chick peas, tomatoes and a lemon dressing

 

Common Wealth Old City

319 Market Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Shrimp Po Boy Tacos with Cajun Remoulade

Cocktail: Travelers Passage Martini with Faber Vodka-soaked Pineapples

Beer: Troegs Sunshine Pilsner

 

Continental Restaurant and Martini Bar*

138 Market Street

Block Party Menu: 

Small Plate: Cheesesteak Egg Rolls with Sriracha Ketchup

Cocktail: Honeysuckle (Single Prop Rum, Lime Juice, Honey)

Beer: Kona Big Wave Blonde Ale

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Kimchi Quesadilla

Cocktail: Honeysuckle (Single Prop Rum, Lime Juice, Honey)

Beer: Kona Big Wave Blonde Ale

 

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar*

10 S. 2nd Street

Block Party Menu:

Small Plate: Mama Amelia’s Empanadas ($5 each)

Cocktail: $10 Single Prop Rum Punch in branded coconut

$5 Single Prop Rum Punch

Beer: Victory Summer Love

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Mama Amelia’s Empanadas ($5 each)

Cocktail: $5 Classic Mojito featuring Faber Liquors

Beer: Victory Summer Love

*Cuba Libre’s entire Happy Hour menu will be available from 5-8pm on Thursdays during Old City Eats

 

Farmicia Food & Tonics

15 S. 3rd Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: $6 Baked Meatballs (pecorino, parmesan, house marinara, pesto)

Cocktail: $5 Blood Orange Cooler (gin, falernum, lime, orange, sherbet, tonic, featuring Faber Liquors)

Beer: $3 Victory Summer Love

 

The Gaslight

120 Market Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Half price appetizers

Cocktail: Two specialty cocktails featuring Faber Liquors

Beer: $3 select beers

 

Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen

126 Chestnut Street

 

High Street on Market*

308 Market Street

Block Party Menu:

Small Plate: Smoked Mini Pastrami sliders with Russian dressing, cole slaw  

Cocktail: Faber Punch

Beer: Victory Prima Pils

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Crispy Broccoli

Cocktail: Faber Punch

Beer: Victory Prima Pils

 

JJ Bootleggers*

35 S. 2nd Street

Block Party Menu:

Small Plate: Mac n Cheese, Boneless Wings

Cocktail: Single Prop Rum Runner

Beer: Goose Island

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: $5 select appetizers 

Cocktail: Faber Rum Runner

Beer: Goose Island

 

Khyber Pass Pub*

56 S. 2nd Street

Block Party Menu:

Small Plate: BBQ pork and Vegan BBQ sliders 

Cocktail: $5 SIngle Prop Rum Hurricanes 

Beer: $5 Victory Braumeister Pils

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Fried Okra 

Cocktail: $5 Frozen Faber Hurricanes 

Beer: $5 Victory Braumeister Pils

 

Lucha Cartel*

207 Chestnut Street

Block Party and Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Empanadas (Chicken and Mushroom)
Cocktail: House margarita (Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Tequila)
Beer: $4 Presidente

 

M. Brown’s Bar

400 Chestnut Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Spicy Sliders, French Curry Yogurt, Picked Onions, Brioche Bun

Cocktail: Faber Citrus Vodka, Ginger Syrup, Lemonade, Fresh Basil

Beer: Kronenbourg 1664

 

National Mechanics*

22 S. 3rd Street

Block Party and Old City Eats Menu: 

Appetizer: Chicken & Veggie Hand Pie 

Cocktail: Single Prop Strawberry Daiquiri

Beer: $4 New Belgium Fat Tire

 

Nauti Mermaid Crab House + Piano Bar*

110 Chestnut Street

Block Party Menu:

Small Plate: Crab Cake Sandwich 

Cocktail: Nauti Orange Crush with Faber Vodka

Beer: Evolution $4, Bud Light $3

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: cornmeal dusted fried oysters, toasted chive creme fraiche

Cocktail: Nauti Orange Crush with Faber Vodka

Beer: Evolution $4

 

Nick’s Bar & Grille*

16 S. 2nd Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Half price pulled pork nachos, half off select appetizers, half priced rotating Eggrolls - look for different kinds over the summer like Reuben, Cheesesteak, Italian Long Hot and many more

Cocktail: $5 Air Mail, featuring SIngle Prop Rum

Beer: $12 Rolling Rock buckets 

 

Oh Brother Philly (BYOB)

206 Market Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Shroom Truffle Burger, Buffalo Wings, Mozzarella Sticks, and Fried Oreos

 

Old City Beer Garden

240 Market Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: $7 Eats Platter (fried pickles, scrapple, chicken dippers)

Cocktail: $5 well drinks (featuring Faber Liquors)

Beer: $3 select beer (featuring Penn Beer)

 

The Olde Bar

125 Walnut Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Calamari (Pepperoncini, Aioli, Piperade)

Cocktail: Rotating Faber Cocktail special

Beer: $4 Omission IPA

 

Panorama

14 N. Front Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: $5 Stuffed Padron Peppers (aged provolone, Calabria chill vinaigrette), $5 Pork Belly Skewer (pecorino, black pepper, caramelized honey), $5 Bruschetta Seasonal

Cocktail: $5 Sicilian Rhum Punch (Averna Italian Amaro & Faber Local Rum, Shaken Over Ice with Orange, Lemon & Pineapple Juices)

Beer: $5 Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat

 

The Plough & the Stars*

123 Chestnut Street, enter on 2nd Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Mussels, Plough Tapas, Mushroom Cheese Fricassee, Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, Battered Sausages

Cocktail: $5 Old City Iced Tea featuring Faber Liquors

Beer: $5 pints of Hoegaarden
 

Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti

212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Salmon Focaccia $5, Antipasto all Italiana $7

Cocktail: The Process $5, Sangria Positano $5

Beer: Victory Summer Love

 

Red Owl Tavern*

433 Chestnut Street

Block Party Menu:

Small Plate: Five-spice Cherry Smoked Pork Ribs with Bourbon BBQ Sauce $6

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Five-spice Cherry Smoked Pork Ribs with Bourbon BBQ Sauce $6

Cocktail: Hibiscus-infused Faber Vodka, Lime Juice, Ginger Syrup, Mint, Club Soda (bar only)

Beer: Yards Philly Pale Ale $4 (bar only)

 

Revolution House*

200 Market Street

Block Party Menu:

Appetizer: $6 Firecracker Shrimp, $6 Guacamole + Malanga Chips

Cocktail: Saratoga (Faber Orange Vodka, pineapple, and grenadine)

Beer: Victory Summer Love

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Appetizer: $6 Firecracker Shrimp, $6 Guacamole + Malanga Chips

Cocktail: Saratoga (Faber Orange Vodka, pineapple, and grenadine)

Beer: Rotating Penn Beer 

 

Keating’s Rope & Anchor Bar + Kitchen

201 S. Columbus Boulevard

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Calamari (sweet and spicy cherry peppers, arrabbiata, sriracha aioli)

Cocktail: Fire Fly (Faber Vodka, Grapefruit Juice and a dash of Grenadine) 

Beer: Bud Light, Budweiser, Magic Hat #9 and Michelob Ultra 

 

Royal Boucherie*

52 S. 2nd Street

Block Party and Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Barbajawns (melted leeks, garlic mustard, wild onion crème)

Cocktail: Royal Punch (white rums, gin, spiced hibiscus syrup, lemon, orange blossom and rose waters, soda – featuring Single Prop and Faber Liquors)

Beer: Troegs


Sassafras*

48 S. 2nd Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: 1/2 off Deviled Eggs, Chips & Dip, Wings, Everything Pretzel, Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dog

Cocktail: Barbados Redux featuring Single Prop Rum 

Beer: Troegs Sunshine Pils

 

Silence Dogood’s Tavern

216 Market Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Grown Up Tater Tots

Cocktail: $5 Old City Spritzer (Faber Vodka, fresh mint, fresh lime, St. Germain, Sprite)

Beer: $3.50 Rolling Rock pounders

 

Sto’s Bar*

236 Market Street

Block Party Menu:

Small Plate: $7 Eats Platter (fried pickles, scrapple, chicken dippers)

Cocktail: $5 cocktail featuring Single Prop Rum

Beer: Conshohocken Blood Money IPA $6

Landshark Lager 16 oz can $4

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: $7 Eats Platter (fried pickles, scrapple, chicken dippers)

Cocktail: $5 well drinks (featuring Faber Liquors)

Beer: $3 select beer (featuring Penn Beer)

 

Stratus Rooftop Lounge

433 Chestnut Street

*Will not be participating June 21 and June 28 due to private events

Old City Eats Menu:

Small plate: Fries, Popcorn

Cocktail: ‘Boozy Watermelon’ (1.5oz  Faber rum, .75oz fresh lime juice, .75oz watermelon syrup, shaken and served into a coupe)

Beer: $5 Yuengling Draft

 

Tomo Sushi + Ramen (BYOB)

228 Arch Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: House Salad, California Roll, Alaskan Roll

 

Tuna Bar

205 Race Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: $4 Shishito Peppers

Cocktail: $5 Lychee Martini, $5 Gin & Tonic

Beer: Kirin

 

The Victoria Freehouse

10 S. Front Street

Old City Eats Menu:

Small Plate: Bacon wrapped dates, Welsh rarebit, Curried cheese chips, Deviled eggs, Scotch egg, Sausage roll

Cocktail: Faber Gin & Tonics

Beer: $5 draughts 

 

Additional Block Party Participants:

 

The Franklin Fountain

116 Market Street

Block Party Menu:

Scoops of ice cream on cups and cones, including Honeycomb Ice Cream

Ice Cream Sandwiches and Ice Cream Bars from Franklin Ice Cream Bar

 

Old City Eats Menu:

Sundae: Peach Melba Parfait (fresh peach ice cream, raspberry compote, almonds, and whipped cream)

Ice Cream Soda: Ladies’ Choice (Raspberry Soda with Peach ice cream topped with Sweet Cream and crushed Raspberries)

 

Taps Fill Station

(Coming soon to The Bourse!)

Block Party Menu:

Victory Summer Love, Downeast Cider

 

United By Blue

205 Race Street

Block Party Menu:

Veggie Hoagie, Grain Bowl, Iced Coffee, Iced Tea

 

 

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