23 "See And Be Seen" restaurants in Philadelphia.
Condesa is an excellent, upscale Mexican restaurant in the lobby of the Pod Hotel.
Located on the bottom floor of the newest Comcast Tower, a meal at seafood spot Vernick Fish is a perfect choice for almost any situation.
It’s nearly impossible to get into Steve & Cookie’s, but if you can it’s one of the best places to eat down the shore.
Stratus is the loungey rooftop bar on top of the Hotel Monaco in Old City.
Laurel is a tasting menu spot in East Passyunk that’s perfect for celebrating something big.
As long as you’re prepared to spend a lot, go to Barclay Prime for the best steaks in Philly.
Butcher & Singer is a steakhouse in Center City where you should go when someone else is picking up the tab.
Morimoto is a sushi place in Old City that’s super expensive, so you should save it for a special occasion or when someone else is paying.
With its purple walls and loungey feel, Sampan may feel a bit outdated, but the pan-Asian food more than makes up for that.
Giuseppe & Sons is a two-floor Italian spot in Center City that’s part casual lunch shop and part upscale restaurant.
If you’re in Rittenhouse and need a spot for Happy Hour, a date, and/or dinner with a group, go to Alma de Cuba.
Harp & Crown in Rittenhouse has private dining rooms and bowling lanes, which makes it a good spot for to go all out for a special occasion.
Frankford Hall in Fishtown is a huge German beer hall that’s perfect for day drinking, with food, games and plenty of beer.