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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Barbuzzo Mediterranean Kitchen & Bar
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