2017 Restaurant Openings

January 2017

Booker’s Restaurant and Bar
Chef Craig Wilson opens his international cuisine restaurant on Main Street in Manayunk.

Rooster Soup Company 
The Federal Donuts backed soup and sandwich restaurant which donates all of its profits is coming to Sansom Street. (2016)

Febuarary 2017

Palizzi Social Club
Joey Baldino’s members-only Italian social club in South Philly.

A casual Italian BYOB in Center City that is the sister restaurant to Giorgio on Pine. Serves small bites, pizza, pasta, and has gluten free options.

Philadelphia Distilling
The craft distillery moved in next to the Fillmore and brought its Bluecoat Gin with it. 

Belier’s Doughnuts – University City
A bakery most know for serving over 40 flavors of freshly made doughnuts.

March 2017

Otto’s Taproom & Grille
Otto’s Taproom & Grille has a fully-stocked bar that specializes in craft beer. Dinner features fresh, grilled classic American food.

Otis & Pickles Speakeasy
The Institute’s Charlie Collazo opened a pretense-free bar in deep South Philadelphia.

Serving traditional American dishes with creative twists and tweaks.

Evil Genius Beer Company
Brewpub serving the company’s most popular beers and small bites.

Southern Belle
A quaint restaurant serving upscale Southern food.

Poi Dog
Hawaiian food cart gets a brick-and-mortar location.

April 2017

Paris Baguette Bakery Café
A cozy bakery and cafe that serves fresh French pastries and desserts. Take it to go or enjoy at a table with coffee!

Sona Pub & Kitchen
Serves Irish fusion food with a twist on a modern gastro pub. Reinventing your idea of a typical pub with dancing, live music, and a fully-stocked bar.

Pizza Dads
From the owners of Pizza Brain comes a retro-minimalist pizza shop serving gas-fired, brick-lined deck oven pizza.

Vegan falafel shop run by the chefs of Zahav, Dizengoff and Federal Donuts.

Sip-N-Glo Juicery
Upscale juicery also serving smoothies, protein shakes, and nut milk from locally sourced fruits and vegetables.

Cedar Craft & Kitchen
Italian and French-Canadian food at your neighborhood tavern.

May 2017

Roman-style pizza al taglio by the slice.

Upscale Asian restaurant offering authentic Sichuan & Taiwanese dishes and a full-service bar.

June 2017

Just Salad

Customized salads, wraps & smoothies are the specialties of this counter-service chain.

Smart Street Healthy Kitchen & Juice Bar

Healthful food – wraps/panini, salads, and entrees with all of the food made in-house and most items grilled or baked.

Walnut Street Cafe

From morning cafe and breakfast restaurant to lunch and dinner destination at various prices, Walnut Street Cafe offers something for everyone.

Humpty’s Dumplings – Queen Village

Asain fusion known for its nontraditional take on dumplings.

Smoke’s Poutinerie

Canadian fast food chain serving over 30 varieties of poutine, with an ever-changing menu.

Dae Bak

A sit-down restaurant at Chinatown Square food hall with Korean Staples.

July 2017

D’Jakarta Cafe
Authentic Indonesian BYOB in South Philly.

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