Old City Eats kicks off on Thursday, May 26, 2022, with an outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street between Market and Chestnut Streets from 4:00pm to 9:00pm.

Nearly a dozen Old City Eats restaurants serving outside under the blue skies and night stars. Stroll 2nd Street and enjoy live music as Old City showcases the wide variety of styles and flavors while highlighting some of the neighborhood’s best food and drinks! Enjoy Irish tunes at the Plough & the Stars, jazz at Sassafras Bar, and a DJ and salsa dancers at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar!  Plus, The Bourse Food Hall will bring The Philly Keys dueling piano band for some lively and interactive sing-a-longs! Old City Eats participants will also offer food and drink specials at their respective locations.

Old City Eats runs every Thursday through August 25, 2022 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. More than 20 participating restaurants, bars, and eateries will offer discounted seasonal small plates, craft cocktails, and beers.

For the summer-long program, Old City Eats spotlights the best of Old City’s culinary scene that now includes over 100 restaurants, bars, coffee shops and other eateries. Old City Eats features food, cocktails and an atmosphere that will appeal to every taste including constant trendsetters like Amada and The Olde Bar, the ever-popular Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar and Stratus Lounge, neighborhood mainstays like Khyber Pass Pub and Sassafras Bar, and outdoor dining destinations like Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti and La Peg.

Offerings are designed to appeal to neighborhood locals, people looking to enjoy sips with their co-workers, and tourists exploring America’s most historic square mile.

Old City Eats dining and drink options may be updated during the summer by participating restaurants. Please check Old City District’s website, as well as with participating restaurants, for any changes.

  • Amada

    217 Chestnut Street
    215-625-2450
    https://philadelphia.amadarestaurant.com/

    Block Party Menu:
    Cocktail: Spanish Mojito $8 featuring Bacardi Ocho
    Small Plate: ZANAHORIAS Carrot & Quinoa Salad, Avocado $10

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Gambas: Garlic Shrimp $10
    Cocktail: Spanish Mojito $8 featuring Bacardi Ocho
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Whirlpool Hazy Pale Ale Cans

  • Brownie’s Irish Pub

    46 S. 2nd Street
    215-238-1222
    https://browniesirishpub.com/
    New to Old City Eats and Old City Eats Block Party this year

    Small plate: $1 hot dog
    Cocktail: Featured cocktail

  • Café Couleur

    323 Arch Street
    https://www.facebook.com/cafecouleurphilly/
    https://www.instagram.com/cafecouleurphilly/
    Open until 6:00pm
    New to Old City Eats this year

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Half bahn Mì meat (pork) or vegan (jackfruit) $5, Small spaghetti squash salad with shrimp or vegan jackfruit $5

  • Campo’s Philly Cheesesteaks

    214 Market Street
    215-923-1000
    https://camposdeli.com/
    New to Old City Eats this year

    Old City Eats Menu:
    $3 Nite Lite, Santilli, Whirlpool, and The 87 with the purchase of any sandwich

  • Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

    10 S. 2nd Street
    215-627-0666
    http://www.cubalibrerestaurant.com/en/philadelphia/

    Block Party Menu:
    Small Plate: Chicken De La Casa empanadas $6 (chopped chicken, corn, jack cheese)
    Retail Item: Mango Butter
    Cocktail: Paradise Rum Punch featuring Bacardi Coconut (Gold rum, coconut rum, licor 43, pineapple juice, orange juice, lime juice, guarapo, coconut purée) $13

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Tuna Ceviche Nikkie
    Cocktail: Paradise Rum Punch featuring Bacardi Coconut (Gold rum, coconut rum, licor 43, pineapple juice, orange juice, lime juice, guarapo, coconut purée) $13, mojitos $12
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Santilli American IPA Cans

    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Santilli American IPA Cans; $6

  • Freebyrd Chicken

    The Bourse Food Hall, 111 S. Independence Mall E.
    http://theboursephilly.com/
    https://www.freebyrdchicken.com/

    Old City Eats Block Party:
    Small plate: Chicken Sandwich Sliders
    Cocktail: Bacardi Mule

    Old City Eats:
    Small plate: Freebyrd Chicken Sandwich, $5
    Cocktail: Bacardi Mule
    Beer: Featured Night Shift Brewing Beer

  • Grubhouse

    The Bourse Food Hall, 111 S. Independence Mall E.
    http://theboursephilly.com/

    Old City Eats Block Party:
    Small Plate: Pulled pork sandwiches
    Beer: Featured Night Shift Brewing Beer

  • Khyber Pass Pub

    56 S. 2nd Street
    215-238-5888
    http://www.khyberpasspub.com/

    Block Party Menu:
    Small Plate: House-made andouille hot dogs/bananas fosters pudding
    Cocktail: Cocktail featuring Cazadores Blanco
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Whirlpool Hazy Pale Ale Cans

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: TBA
    Cocktail: Cocktail featuring Cazadores Blanco
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing Nite Lite American Light Lager Draft

  • Kick Axe Throwing

    232 Market Street
    (800) 850-6756
    https://www.kickaxe.com/philly
    New to Old City Eats this year

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Pork Sliders with Night Shift Brewing beer cheese on a Pretzel bun
    Cocktail: the Pain Killer featuring Bacardi Coconut Rum, Dark Rum, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Nutmeg
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing

  • La Peg

    140 N. Columbus Boulevard
    (215) 375-7744
    http://lapegbrasserie.com/
    New to Old City Eats this year

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Chickpea & Cauliflower Smashburger $11 (Crispy smash patty, American cheese, spicy pickles, “The Sauce”, lettuce (V)), Fried Cheese Curds $10 (Crispy, Melty, & Gluten Free, marinara (V))
    Cocktail: Cazadores Blanco, passionfruit juice, cucumber juice, ginger ale $10
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Whirlpool Hazy Pale Ale Cans

  • Las Bugambilias

    15 S. 3rd Street
    267-239-5673
    https://www.lasbugambiliasphilly.com/
    New to Old City Eats this year

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Ceviche Tostada, $7: tilapia cooked with fresh lime juice, tomato, red onion, jalapeno and cilantro aquacate on a single tostada; Chicken Flautas, $7: two crispy taquitos filled with chicken, salsa verde, queso fresco topped with Mexican crema; Pastor Tacos, $7: two grilled pork tacos topped with achiote and pineapple; Cochinita Tacos, $7: two pulled pork tacos with marinated achiote; Quesadilla Poblano, $7: single quesadilla filled with queso chihuahua, poblano peppers and spinach; Churros, $6: two house-made pâte à choux rolled in cinnamon sugar; Chicken Nachos, $9: house-made corn tortilla chips with chicken, beans and jalapeno smothered with queso chihuahua.

    Cocktail: Bugambilias Margarita, $11: Cazadores Blanco, Combier d’Orange, fresh lime juice. La Chachalaca, $11: Cazadores Blanco, Chambord, mango nectar, fresh lime, muddled blackberries, topped with nutmeg and fresh mango. Angelita Azul, $11: Cazadores Blanco, Combier Liqeur de Rose, fresh lime juice, house-made blueberry syrup, soda, topped with fresh blueberries.

  • Lucha Cartel

    207 Chestnut Street
    (267) 761-9209
    https://www.luchacartel.com/

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Philly Taco: Steak, cactus, grilled onion & shoestring potatoes topped with Chihuahua, Monterrey & cheddar cheeses. $5

  • National Mechanics

    22 S. 3rd Street
    (215) 701-4883
    https://www.nationalmechanics.com/

    Old City Eats Menu:
    National Veggie Burger slides with lettuce, tomato & cheddar cheese with cashew chipotle sauce (Vegetarian). 2 sliders for $5

  • Nick’s Bar & Grille

    16 S. 2nd Street
    215-928-9411
    https://nicksroastbeefbarandgrille.com/

    Old City Block Party Menu:
    Small Plate: Nachos $9.50, add steak, chicken or pulled pork add $5
    Cocktail: Margaritas for $9 featuring Cazadores Blanco
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Santilli American IPA Cans, $5

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Nachos $9.50, add steak, chicken or pulled pork add $5
    Cocktail: Margaritas for $9 featuring Cazadores Blanco
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Santilli American IPA Cans, $5

  • The Olde Bar

    125 Walnut Street
    215-253-3777
    http://theoldebar.com/

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Mini Seafood Rolls (one of each): fried calamari, shrimp salad, Fried Oyster $8
    Cocktail: EASY STREET: Gin, St. Germain, Lemon, Cucumber – $14
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Whirlpool Hazy Pale Ale Cans

  • The Plough & the Stars

    123 Chestnut Street, Entrance on 2nd Street
    215-733-0300
    http://ploughstars.com/

    Old City Eats Block Party Menu:
    Small Plate: Lamb Lollies served in our homemade mint sauce for $12
    Cocktail: Partly Cloudy – Spiced Bacardi & Ginger Beer $10
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Whirlpool Hazy Pale Ale Cans, $5.50

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Lamb Lollies served in our home made mint sauce for $12
    Cocktail: Partly Cloudy – Spiced Bacardi & Ginger Beer $10
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Whirlpool Hazy Pale Ale Cans, $5.50

  • Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti

    212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor
    215-238-0499
    http://www.positanocoast.net/

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Smoked Salmon Flatbread: capers, hummus, tomato, arugula
    Cocktail: Bacardi Rum, fresh lemon, basil agave
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing Fluffy Draft

  • Rebel Taco

    The Bourse Food Hall, 111 S. Independence Mall E.

    The Bourse

    Philadelphia's Modern Food Hall

    https://rebeltaco.com/

    Old City Eats Block Party:
    Cocktail: Margarita featuring Cazadores

    Old City Eats:
    Small Plate: 10%-off house tacos
    Cocktail: Margarita featuring Cazadores

  • Sassafras

    48 S. 2nd Street
    (215) 925-2317
    http://sassafrasbar.com/

    Old City Eats Block Party Menu:
    Small Plate: Chips & Dip – Housemade Onion Cheddar Potato Crisps Caramelized Onion Dip, $5 Vegetable Spring Rolls – Vietnamese Style Fried Spring Rolls, Ginger Soy Dipping Sauce, $8
    Cocktail: Saint Rick – Fresh Cucumber Puree, Basil Leaves, Hendricks Gin, St Germain, Fresh Lime Juice, Cucumber Slice. $10
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Whirlpool Hazy Pale Ale Cans, $4

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Chips & Dip – Housemade Onion Cheddar Potato Crisps Caramelized Onion Dip, $5 Vegetable Spring Rolls – Vietnamese Style Fried Spring Rolls, Ginger Soy Dipping Sauce, $8
    Cocktail: Saint Rick – Fresh Cucumber Puree, Basil Leaves, Hendricks Gin, St Germain, Fresh Lime Juice, Cucumber Slice. $10
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing, Whirlpool Hazy Pale Ale Cans, $4

  • Scoop DeVille

    The Bourse Food Hall, 111 S. Independence Mall E.
    http://theboursephilly.com/
    https://scoopdevilleicecream.com/

    Old City Eats Block Party:
    Ice cream, brownies, cookies, and chocolate covered bananas
    Night Shift Brewing hard seltzers

    Old City Eats:
    $4 Suggested Blend

  • Spasso Italian Grill

    34 S. Front Street
    (215) 592-7661
    http://spassoitaliangrill.com/
    New to Old City Eats this year

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Mussels red or white sauce $15
    Cocktail: Bacardi strawberry Mojito, (Bacardi, muddled fresh mint and lime, with puréed strawberries and topped with club soda), $12

  • Stratus Lounge

    433 Chestnut Street
    (215) 923-2267
    https://stratuslounge.com/
    New to Old City Eats this year

    Old City Eats Menu:
    Small Plate: Flatbread, cheese board, charcuterie board. $15-$18
    Cocktail: Cocktail featuring Cazadores Blanco
    Beer: Night Shift Brewing Fluffy Cans; $6

  • Vanderwende’s Ice Cream

    Coming soon to 243 Market Street!
    https://www.vanderwendefarmcreamery.com/

    Old City Eats Block Party Menu:
    Options: Small: $4, Large: $6
    Flavors: Cookie dough, Peanut Butter Fudge Crunch, Birthday Cake, Rocky Road, Strawberry,
    Mint Chocolate Chip