Tale of the Tape: City Tap House


citytaphouseCity 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.

Space

  • 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

Drinks

  • 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

Food

  • 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
215-662-0105
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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]