The Spruce Street Tria Cafe - there’s another one in Rittenhouse - has our favorite outdoor seating in the area and is comfortably away from the chaos of Center City. Split some wine and cheese and if you need something to go with a second glass, the truffled egg toast is excellent.
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Talula’s Garden is a nice date spot in Washington Square West with a long bar and big patio.
Amis is a small Italian spot in Washington Square West with good pasta and a long wine list.
Kanella Grill is a Greek BYOB in Washington Square West that works great for big groups.
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Independence Beer Garden
IBG is a seasonal beer garden in Old City with bar food, corn hole, and lots of Philly brews.
Martha in Fishtown has the three things we wish every bar had: a nice patio, great cocktails, and way better food than you’d expect.
You have to walk down an alley next to Sampan to get to Graffiti, an outdoor bar with TVs and cheap drinks during Happy Hour.
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Audrey Claire is a Mediterranean spot in Rittenhouse and it’s one of our favorite BYOBs in the area.
Villa Di Roma
Villa di Roma is an old-school Italian restaurant in the Italian Market that still feels like it’s in the 1960s.
Village Whiskey is one of the more low-key Rittenhouse bars with food that you’d actually want to go to.
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