Tale of the Tape: City Tap House

City Tap House by the team behind Field House, Public House and Mission Grill opens today in the Radian building on the  3900 block of Walnut Street.


  • Located above Bobby’s Burger Palace, Capogiro and Chipotle in the Radian
  • 120 seats
  • Various shades of reclaimed wood, slate and tile adorn the space
  • Island bar
  • Hammered copper bar top
  • Open kitchen
  • Two outdoor terraces feature five fire pits
  • Private lounge features 12-dedicated taps


  • Respected local beer man Andy Farrell manages the beer list
  • 60 taps
    • 12 doubled up with large macro brews like Guinness, Stella and Yuengling Lager
    • About 36 taps dedicated to “good-any-time-of-year craft beers”
    • The rest of the taps will be reserved for special rarities and one-offs.
  • Big-bottle selection is also available
  • Growler fills will be availalble.
  • Wine list made up of New World wines


  • Al Paris is the executive chef
  • Paris has been chef at:
    • Pat Bombino’s
    • Mantra
    • Rococo
    • Guru
    • and more….
  • Menu split into:
    • Appetizers
    • Brick Oven Pizzas
    • Salads
    • Entrees
    • Craftwiches
    • Mussels
  • Highlights include:
    • Crispy Gulf Oysters with horseradish aioli, Johnny cakes and pickled red onion
    • Lancaster Lamb ‘Merguez’ Sausage with red pepper hummus, flatbread, marinated olives and feta
    • Roasted Local Beet Salad with radicchio, goat cheese croutons, haricot vert and orange-rosemary vinaigrette
    • Center-Cut Pork Chop with apple-fennel mash and roasted pepper salad
  • Daily specials are also available
    • Monday – Pan-seared Grouper
    • Tuesday – Herb-roasted rabbit
    • Wednesday – Rosemary-mint grilled lamb chops
    • Thursday – Lobster bake
    • Friday – Suckling pig
    • Saturday – Grilled bone-in ribeye

City Tap House
3925 Walnut St
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More About City Tap House

City Tap House in pictures [Meal Ticket]
(Finally) opening: City Tap House [The Insider]
Multi-tap experiment in Philly
[Seen Through a Glass]