This Weekend Indoor Dining Returns to Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Lifts Ban on Indoor Dining Philadelphia, PA - As Philadelphia lifts its ban on indoor dining and allows guests to once again dine indoors at 25% capacity in addition to already allowed take-out and delivery, effective Saturday, January 16, 2021.


Philadelphia Lifts Ban on Indoor Dining on January 16th

The following local restaurants' will once again begain indoor dining and continue with take-out as of Saturday.

Assembly Rooftop Lounge - The center city rooftop lounge with panoramic views of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, City Hall, and the Philadelphia’s Art Museum, will reopen with fire pits and brand new heat lamps to keep guests warm amidst the winter weather. Opening hours: Friday and Saturday 4 - 9 pm at 1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The Garden Restaurant at the Barnes - is reopening, with several special menu items. Guests are welcome to stop by for dine-in or pickup as the perfect way to end a day of browsing some of the nation's finest art at The Barnes Foundation. Friday-Monday 11am-4pm

The Bourse - Philadelphia’s modern artisanal food hall, is set to open for indoor dining seven days a week. Guests are invited to browse the food hall. They indulge in various food options from multiple food vendors. No reservations are needed. Opening hours: Monday through Saturday from 7 am – 10 pm, and Sunday from 9 am – 6 pm at 111 S Independence Mall East

East Passyunk Avenue - The home of over 150 independently-owned businesses in South Philadelphia, has several restaurants opening for indoor dining. Eateries such as Barcelona Wine Bar, River Twice, La Scala's Birra, and Flannel are set to open up once again. Check out the respective businesses' websites for opening hours at 1904 E. Passyunk Avenue

Forsythia - Chef Christopher Kearse’s, Old City's French bar & restaurant, is set to reopen its doors for socially-distanced indoor dining on Friday, January 29. The restaurant will only take on 18 guests at a time to guarantee a safe and intimate dining experience. Reservations via the website or Resy are highly recommended. Opening hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 4 – 10 pm at 233 Chestnut Street

MilkBoy - The legendary recording studio in Northern Liberties and bar-and-restaurant concepts MilkBoy Philly and MilkBoy South Street, will open its South Street location for indoor dining while adhering to social distancing guidelines. Opening hours: Wednesday and Thursday from 4 to 10 pm and Friday through Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm at 1100 Chestnut Street

Red Owl Tavern - The modern American restaurant across from historic Independence Hall. The Red Owl Tavern's winter menu includes old favorites and new creations such as Roasted Chicken, Salmon with tomato, avocado, corn, Meyer lemon, and a Cheesesteak with cheddar and fried onions. Opening hours: Various at 433 Chestnut St.

Square 1682 - The modern American kitchen located at the intersection of 17th and Sansom streets, is excited to welcome back indoor diners for dinner service with offerings such as a Crab Cake Sandwich, Cauliflower Curry, Gnocchi, Jerk Chicken, and more. Weekend brunch will also be available. Dinner: Wednesday through Saturday from 5 - 9 pm Brunch: Saturday and Sunday from 9 am - 2 pm 121 South 17th Street

Urban Farmer - Logan Square's modern American steakhouse, is all set for indoor dining. Reservations are strongly encouraged, and credit card transactions are preferred. Tuesday – Saturday from 4 – 9 pm on Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff

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