- Neighborhood: Rittenhouse Square
- 227 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA
- Phone: 215-545-2262
- Cuisine: French
- Price: $$
- Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Restaurant Business magazine has released its list of the Top 100 Independent Restaurants by Sales in the United States. And Stephen Starr owns five of them. Starr’s NYC Buddakan was ranked #9 with estimated sales of $21.5 million. His top Philadelphia restaurant is Parc with estimated sales of $11.9 million.
The top independent restaurant is Tao Asian Bistro in Las Vegas with sales of $64.4 million. The only other nearby restaurant on the list is The Lobster House in Cape May, New Jersey. Despite a short busy season, the seafood restaurant brought in $14.5 million in sales.
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July 14th is Bastille Day and Stephen Starr’s French brasserie, Parc’s 5th birthday. The Rittenhouse restaurant is celebrating with an extravagant celebration featuring special St. Germaine cocktails and new petit ($65 and serves 1 to 3) and grand ($130 and serves 4-6) plateau dishes that include snow crabs, king crabs, lobsters, Taylor Bay scallops, mussels, littleneck clams, West Coast oysters and more.
And what’s more: An accordion player will be in the restaurant from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. playing classic French music.
Parc [Official Site]