Old City Philadelphia Restaurant Openings - the neighborhood known as America’s most historic square mile. Whether you come to experience Old City as a visitor, a resident or a business person, you’ll find resources on this website to help you discover and get involved in this charming, creative, multi-layered district.
Old City, Society Hill & Queen Village:
- Nobody does seafood like Mike Stollenwerk. The chef’s new BYOB 26 North showcases his inimitable ways with seared diver scallops, pastrami-spiced mahi mahi and skate wing over truffled spaetzel. 26 N. 3rd Street, (267) 239-5900, 26northbyob.com
- Founding father Alexander Hamilton serves as historic inspiration for Old City’s The Little Lion: Old City Philadelphia, PA 19106. Meanwhile, a former bank building sets the stage for Southern-style eats: pickled veggies, house-cured meats, fried chicken sandwiches and bourbon cocktails. 243 Chestnut Street, (267) 273-0688, thelittlelionphilly.com
- South American grilled meats—short ribs, chorizo, blood sausage and steaks—pile on at Malbec Argentine Steakhouse. Headhouse Square’s newest white tablecloth dining room also serves Argentine versions of Italian dishes like ravioli and cannolini. 400 S. 2nd Street, (215) 515-3899
- The Cubano melts, gyros and country fried chicken sandwiches on Suppa’s menu now have a shop to call their own. Queen Village’s Samwich caters to lunch lovers with these and other comforts such as duck salad and mac and cheese bowls. 600 Catherine Street, (267) 457-5977, timeforsuppa.com