Maison 208, located at 208 South 13th St. in Philadelphia, PA, Maison 208 is a two-story open-air concept, New American, restaurant serving small plate dishes, craft cocktails, beer and wine. Maison 208 invites guests to feel at home and enjoy a casually sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere that’s perfect for all occasions, from brunch to a casual night out, to 208's “Social Hour” located on the second level of the restaurant.
The menu concept spearheaded by Season 14 Top Chef contestant Chef Sylva Senat, the original mural artwork that is visible throughout the building and the restaurant’s status as Philadelphia’s first restaurant with a retractable glass roof sets Maison 208 apart from any other restaurant in the city of Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia’s first open-air restaurant with a retractable roof is now officially open as of Wednesday, June 21, 2017, just in time to kick off the official start of Summer 2017. Located at 208 S. 13th Street in the Washington Square West neighborhood of Philadelphia, Maison 208 features a New American menu with French undertones, spearheaded by seasoned Chef Sylva Senat. Chef Senat was a contestant on Season 14 of the Bravo TV network’s popular culinary competition series, Top Chef.
“We want people to see Maison 208 as an approachable space to eat, drink and socialize while being surrounded by great company,” said Chef Senat. “The goal is to provide guests with a feeling of comfort and familiarity, as if they were invited to an intimate party among friends in an open-air setting, and I think we’ve achieved this concept.”
Chef: Top Chef, Chef Senat - has made a name for himself by garnering rich culinary experience and establishing an impressive chef’s portfolio by working at high profile restaurants across the world, including Stephen Starr’s Buddakan (NYC/PHL), Chef Andrew D’Amico’s The Sign of the Dove (NYC), Aquavit (NYC), Jean-Georges at the Trump Hotel Central Park (NYC), Narula restaurant group’s Tashan and Koco Restaurant in El San Juan Resort & Casino (San Juan, PR). Chef Senat plans to utilize his past experience to create and execute a diverse menu for Maison 208, to ultimately provide an unforgettable experience for guests.
At Maison 208, guests will enjoy a casually sophisticated, inviting social atmosphere that features two floors, three full-service bars, outdoor seating, expansive windows and a retractable glass roof that projects a fresh, open-air feel. The restaurant will feature select entrees, small, shared plates and a bar menu that includes specialty, craft cocktails, beer, wine and spirits.
The first floor of Maison 208 features a welcoming atmosphere, exposed kitchen, full-service bar and outdoor seating available making for an approachable space to eat, drink and socialize while surrounded by great company. The second floor, “The Social” at Maison 208, will offer two full bars, tableside cocktails and a bar bites menu that will also be available for private parties and banquet bookings. The Social is designed to emanate a “living room” style vibe accented by plush furniture and a sophisticated yet approachable interior design concept. From a casual night out for dinner and drinks, to planned private events, to after-work “Social Hours”, Maison 208 is the perfect venue for all occasions.