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These Philly Hotels Have the Best Food and Drink Options Around

Alyssa Pinsker | June 29, 2018

Philadelphia is known for it's James Beard award winning restaurants and chefs and an extreme foodie scene. Its hotels house some of the best dining in the city. Stay at any of these hotels just for the food.


Penn's View Hotel

Why it made the list

The Penn's View Hotel has it's own restaurant, the Panorama Wine Bar as well as an underground private dining room, Ristorante Panorama, the downstairs eatery with perhaps the best wine cellar in the city. The wine bar is the largest wine by the glass program in the country and has the largest wine preservation machine in the world as certified by Guinness Book of World Records (they also host all the Sommelier testing in the city.) The wines are excellent and have a wide Italian selection, of course. The authentic Italian menu has delicious homemade pastas, served with imported olive oil and homemade bread with house specialties like Braciola, Gnocchi or Agnolotti. Dessert is also Italian or features locals like ice-cream from nearby Franklin Fountain. They also have an in-house sommelier to help you pair your vino with your authentic homemade Italian cuisine.

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The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square

Why it made the list

The Warwick Rittenhouse houses the Prime Rib which delivers as the finest restaurant in town. Inspired by the supper clubs out of 1940s Manhattan it has a Vegas vibe in a good way. The Prime Rib is known for their lump crab cakes, classic steaks, seafood, and cocktails in a large space with black walls, leopard-print carpet & piano music. It features nightly live music and tuxedoed servers. The Prime Rib offers an array of high-quality cocktails and wines. Wine Spectator Magazine has honored The Prime Rib with the Award of Excellence for over twenty five years for having one of the most extensive wine lists in the world (13 pages.) The swank supper-club may have the best service of any Philly restaurant. The on-site partner cafe; is Bluestone Lane from Melbourne, Australia, known for it' premium coffee and flat whites. Ozzies also share their healthy breakfast items like Avocado toast and green juices and smoothies.

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The Logan, Philadelphia's Hotel

Why it made the list

Urban Farmer, Philadelphia’s Steakhouse is known for its high-quality farm to table steak tastings (the only steak flight in the city) with "1855 Pennsylvania" dry aged beef, wagyu and other cuts. There are also high concept comfort pairs like twice baked fingerling potato tart and butterscotch pudding for dessert. They also serve creative high end paired cocktails like "The Bully," which is a wagyu washed wild turkey cocktail and a must try. Rustic-chic and fresh ingredients keep the restaurant busy with hotel guests, business lunches, and dates.

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Loews Philadelphia Hotel

Why it made the list

Loew's hotel's star, Bank & Bourbon offers an upscale American menu with reative, seasonal interpretations of classic dishes -like grilled octopus, classic steaks and oysters by the shell and poke. Desserts are standouts as they're made with in-house ice cream using La Columbe coffee, for example. But, what Bank & Bourbon is really known for is its innovative barrel-aging program for house aged liquors and creative cocktails under the guidance of experienced Bourbon Masters. Try the "Secret Knock", a distillation of in-house made whisky, clarified milk and earl grey infusion. The Lobby Lounge offers comfortable conversation areas with chic sofas and chairs.

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The Rittenhouse

Why it made the list

Renowned Executive Chef Jon Cichon oversees the fine dining at the acclaimed AAA Four Diamond Award restaurant, Lacroix which serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, which also has a large selection of award-winning wines. But the real winner is the in-house Italian restaurant, Scarpetta with its own sexy bar on the first level. It serves some of the freshest Italian food in the city with flour imported from Tuscany and sophisticated cocktails to match. Bar 210 is the lounge inside Lacroix and serves specialty cocktails, fine and vintage wines, and a selection of light bites and the in-house Library Bar is designed to look like a small study with only books about Philadelphia. The "bartenders who care" serve artfully crafted cocktails, wines, rare spirits and small plate pairings within an intimate and contemporary environment.

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