Tale of the Tape: MidAtlantic


Daniel Stern’s MidAtlantic opens today in the Science Center at 38th and Market. The modern taproom features flavors from the roots of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Dutch.

The Space

  • Located on the ground floor of the new Sciences Center at 3711 Market Street
  • 125 seats
  • 14 seat bar
  • floor to ceiling windows
  • multi-colored wood plank back wall

The Food

  • A la carte options top off at $18
  • Full Menu (PDF)
  • Highlights include:
    • Roast pork with apple fritters and sauerkraut
    • Crab Louis (crab scrapple, lettuce wedge, buckwheat and brandy Louis dressing)
    • Welsh Rarebit fondue and soft pretzel
    • MidAtlantic Pig “Wings”
    • MidAtlantic sandwich: Horseradish cheddar, homemade summer sausage and pickles on a donut roll
  • Nightly comfort food specials ($16-$18)
    • Meatloaf and gravy
    • Chicken and dumplings
    • Hot Dog
    • Corned Beef, colcannon and cabbage
    • Seafood stew
    • Saturday roast
  • Nightly prix fixe dinners
    • 3 courses for $30
    • Choices include:
      • Farmhouse salad
      • Cup of clam and oyster stew
      • Roast chicken
      • Baked haddock
      • Nightly special
      • Seasonal buckle or Apple Fritter

The Drinks

  • Cocktails include:
    • Standpipe – Bourbon, navean and drambuie, topped with root beer
    • Schuylkill Fish House Punch – Brandy, peach, Jamaican rum, lemon
    • Rumspringa – Rye, unfiltered apple, bitters, honey
    • Root Tea Julep – Root, light and dark rum, mint, sugar, soda
  • 8 tap draught system
    • Doc’s Draft Apple Cider (Warwick, NY)
    • Philadelphia Brewing Co. Walt Wit (Philadelphia, PA)
    • Dock St. Rye P.A. (Philadelphia, PA)
    • Lionshead Lager (Scranton, PA)
    • Yards Brawler – (Philadelphia, PA)
    • Yards Philly Pale Ale (Philadelphia, PA)
    • Flying Dog Barley Wine (Frederick, MD)
    • Sprecher Root Beer
  • Extensive bottles and cans from a wider area including:
    • Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale
    • Stone Ruination
    • Sly Fox Pikeland Pils
    • Boaks Monster Mash Russian Imperial Stout
    • Bell’s Kalamazoo Stout
    • Lancaster Milk Stout
    • Weyerbacher Blanche
    • National Bohemian ($2.50)

MidAtlantic Restaurant & Taproom
3711 Market St
(215) 386-3711

For more on MidAtlantic:

Starsky and Dutch [Thrillist]
First peek at MidAtlantic [The Insider]