Philadelphia, PA - East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) announced its 7th Annual East Passyunk Restaurant Week will start Monday, February 25 through Friday, March 8, 2019. With more then Twenty-six establishments right along Philadelphia’s famous restaurant row offering up a three-course, affordable lunch and dinner menu for $15, $25 and $35 each.
East Passyunk Restaurant Week offers a wide variety of dining experiences and cuisines that include something for everybody. Menus for all contributing restaurants are now live at www.eastpassyunkrestaurantweek.com. Reservations for restaurants on OpenTable can be made on OpenTable’s special Restaurant Week page, or you can contact restaurants individually for reservations.
“East Passyunk Restaurant Week highlights the top-notch restaurants found along the mile stretch of Passyunk Avenue, and truly continues to improve and to develop each year,” said EPABID Executive Director Adam Leiter. Between the award-winning chefs, longstanding neighborhood faves, and exciting new additions, it’s a great excuse for diners to make plans for more than just one taste. Come hungry and come often!"
Participating restaurants include:
• Adobe Café (1919 EPA) – Southwestern specialties with a large vegan menu and festive bar scene
• Barcelona Wine Bar (1709 EPA) - Extensive array of Spanish-centric small plates and wine with expansive dining room, red hot bar scene and lovely outdoor patio for warm weather
• Bing Bing (1648 EPA) – From the award-winning Cheu Noodle Bar comes this popular, stylishly-adorned dim sum restaurant and full service bar
• Brigantessa (1520 EPA) – Southern Italian specialties including Pizza Napoletana, centered around a wood-fired oven and full service bar
• Cantina los Caballitos (1651 EPA) – Mexican fare with best margaritas in the city
• El Sarape (1304 S. 9th Street) – Outstanding tacos, now in their new location. BYOB
• Fond (1537 S. 11th Street) – Refined and flavorful contemporary French-American fare with a full bar
• ITV (1615 EPA) - Chef Nicholas Elmi serves up French-accented New American shareable plates, complemented a thoughtful lineup of wine and cocktails
• Izumi (1601 EPA) – Japanese cuisine at neighborhood prices, with a great view of the Singing Fountain
• LaScala’s Birra (1700 EPA) – Creative brick oven pizzeria with unique antipasti and salads and a fun, full service bar
• Le Virtu (1927 EPA) – Pays thoughtful homage to Abruzzo, earning recognition as one of the 10 hottest Italian restaurants in the nation by Zagat
• Mamma Maria Ristorante (1627 EPA) – Mamma’s genuine authentic Italian recipes please the eye, fill the stomach, and warm the soul
• Marra’s (1743 EPA) – Long-time favorite “red gravy” joint that stays true to 80+ year old family recipes
• Noir (1909 EPA) – Stylish restaurant and bar featuring Montreal-influenced Italian cooking
• Noord (1046 Tasker) – Friendly BYOB with an open kitchen to envelop diners in the warmth of unique northern-European fare
• Paradiso (1627 EPA) – Modern Italian neighborhood favorite with a sophisticated and inviting atmosphere and notable pioneer in East Passyunk’s restaurant revival
• Perla (1535 S. 11th Street) – Chef Lou Boquila’s Filipino restaurant pays homage to his mother’s traditional cooking, paired with his own sense of refinement
• Pistola's Del Sur (1934 EPA) - Cornerstone restaurant and bar standing tall at the Gateway to the Avenue, serving inventive Mexican eats, beer, tequilas and more in a lively setting
• Plenty Cafe (1710 EPA) – One-of-a-kind quick serve café that combines internationally inspired gourmet sandwiches and salads, now with a full bar
• POPE (1501 EPA) – Friendly and comfortable neighborhood bar with one of the best beer selections in town
• P’unk Burger (1823 EPA) – The owners of Slice are expanding with this new all-natural burger, fries and shake joint
• Stogie Joe’s (1801 EPA) – Your go-to place for friendly folks, cold beer, and everything made from scratch – just like Grandma did it
• The Palace of Indian (1533 S. 11th Street) – Authentic Indian home style cooking in an artistic space overlooking the famous Singing Fountain
• Townsend (1623 EPA) – This classic French restaurant with high end craft cocktails has made it on every ‘Best Of’ list in the city… for good reason
• Tre Scalini (1915 EPA) – East Passyunk longtime favorite BYOB with authentic traditional Italian menu
• Will BYOB (1911 EPA) – Intimate award-winning BYOB with artfully presented plates meant to delight all of the senses
Partnering East Passyunk eateries will provide exclusive off-menu surprises in addition to regular menu items. Select eateries will additionally personalize the experience with cocktail pairings, add-on deals, unique desserts, extended hours, together with various other incentives.
Changes for Restaurant Week's 2019 consist of the introduction of The Palace of Indian, with dining at all three price points. Also, Perla will offer their Kamayan Family Style dinner encounter for an additional night, at restaurant week prices. Both the Barcelona and Bing Bing have changed to the $25 price point this year to offering a top-notch price point to pair with their well-regarded cuisine.