Once you’ve made it past the early phases of dating, the truth tends to sneak out. Maybe you’re not a huge fan of his tendency to sing along with every rap song in the car. Or it comes out that you prefer Zoolander 2 to the original. Maybe someone reveals they’re not even an Eagles fan. Instead of pointing fingers, we’re just going to suggest you get a reservation at Amis, where you can both agree that there are few things better than a few shared pastas and a bottle of wine.
Amis Trattoria is permanently closed.
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Talula’s Garden is a good back-pocket spot in Washington Square West that serves seasonal American food and has a great patio.
Kanella Grill is a Greek BYOB in Washington Square West that’s a great spot for a weeknight dinner.
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Tre Scalini is a small Italian BYOB on East Passyunk with a bunch of sidewalk seating when it’s nice out.
Barbuzzo Mediterranean Kitchen & Bar
Barbuzzo is a great place to escape Center City for a low-key date, or any other time you want some charcuterie and pasta.
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Friday Saturday Sunday is a two-level American restaurant in Rittenhouse with a great bar that’s perfect for a night out with a few friends.
Harp & Crown
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.
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