Philadelphia, PA - May 24 is National Escargot Day. We have listed below a few of our favorite local restaurants offering up Escargot in Philly to celebrate. Fond, Forsythia, and Royal Boucherie are boasting a unique, delicious take on the classic French dish.
The Best Escargot in Philly
The acclaimed French-focused restaurant on East Passyunk Avenue puts a Mediterranean twist on the famous French dish with their brand-new menu addition to Greek-style Escargot ($14) crafted with oozo, red peppers, feta, and served with freshly-baked grilled bread. Chef Lee Styer’s flavorful, seasonal offerings are available now for limited indoor dining, takeaway, and spacious outdoor seating on the patio at 11th and Tasker. Opening hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 5 – 10 pm -1537 S 11th St. | 215.551.5000
Old City’s contemporary French bar and restaurant, helmed by Chef Christopher Kearse. The chef will often incorporate variations of the popular hors d’oeuvre on the ever-evolving, seasonal menu. This go-around Forsythia boasts Escargot ($15) prepared in tomato butter with house-made focaccia crouton – a crowd pleaser amongst locals and tourists. Enjoy dinner service indoors, as well as takeaway and expanded sidewalk seating. Opening hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 4 – 10 pm - 233 Chestnut Street | 215.644.9395
Old City’s American brasserie specializing in French-style cuisine offers guests a sophisticated and sexy take on the classic dish with Champagne Braised Escargot ($15) in a chartreuse hazelnut butter, served with fresh crispy baguette. Folks can enjoy this dish and a plethora of elegant French-forward offerings available for dinner service at limited capacity indoors, and outdoor seating at the expanded sidewalk streetery or second-floor rooftop garden, as well as takeaway. Opening hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 4 - 10 pm - 52 S. 2nd Street | 267.606.6313
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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff
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