Tale of the Tape: Pennsylvania 6 Is Opening in March


Just yesterday someone asked when Pennsylvania 6, the replacement for Tweed at 114 S 12th Street was opening. Today we can report the American brasserie concept will open in March.

The Pennsylvania 6Team

  • Gary Cardi,Chris CocoBrian Harrington, and Frank Falesto also own:
    • PE6 NYC
    • City Tap House
    • Field House
    • Mission Grill
    • Public House
    • 12 locations in total
  • Chef Marc Plessis
    • Born in France
    • Moved to the U.S. at a young age and grew up in Kentucky.
    • Attended the New England Culinary Institute.
    • In 2006 became Chef de Cuisine of XIX (Nineteen) Restaurant
  • Andy Farrell
    • Oversees beer programs at City Tap House and Field House
    • Will be choosing what goes on tap on Pennsylvania 6’s seven taps.

The Space

  • The name Pennsylvania 6 is borrowed from New York City’s Hotel Pennsylvania, a post-prohibition hotspot.
  • The former Tweed space has been overhauled.
  • The space has been modeled after a 1930s eating establishment.
  • The grand staircase is still a centerpiece of the room.
  • Plush red leather banquettes.
  • White Carrera marble-topped tables and bars.
  • Rich-colored walls and white subway tiling and antique mirrors and cocktail bar shelving. 
  • Portraits of Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth, Lauren Bacall and Marlon Brando will adorn the second floor dining room.
  • Check out Pennsylvania 6 NYC’s photo gallery to get a feeling for what the Philadelphia version will look like.
  • 80-seats.

The Food at Pennsylvania 6

  • Appetizers, flatbreads, salads, sandwiches and burgers, and meat- and fish-centered entrees will dot the menu.
  • A raw bar will host up to 12 varieties of oysters as well as shrimp and lobster for shellfish cocktails.

Pennsylvania 6 Hours

PE6 will be open for dinner seven days a week for lunch and dinner.  Weekend brunch will be served shortly after opening.

Pennsylvania 6
114 South 12th Street

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