Sophia’s Appears Done


There was a great deal of anticipation when it was announced that chef Christopher Lee was returning to Philadelphia with Sophia’s on Passyunk Avenue. But muddled names (Christopher Lee at 1623, Sophia, Sophia’s) and a confusing menu did not bode well for the restaurant. And now Michael Klein is reporting that Sophia’s has not returned from summer vacation.

Chris Lee’s Long Island restaurant, Huntington Social went under earlier this summer.

What’s up with Sophia’s [The Insider]

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  • Melissa

    So very sad..Bartender Ray was amazing, and Joe the owner is fantastic. Heartbreaking. We need those two on East Passyunk.

    • Abby

      Agreed on all counts. This was my favourite place on the Ave, a real hidden gem. Too hidden, as I had feared. If anyone hears where Ray ends up, do share!

  • no

    Successful restaurants don’t go on “vacation.”