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City Tavern

Category: American + Bars, Clubs + Pubs

138 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123


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City Tavern - Reviews from across the web

philadelphia | dining | local traditional cuisine | city tavern | wcities
visitors to the original tavern included washington, jefferson, franklin and adams. savor 18th century favorites such as prime rib, rack of lamb and tavern lobster pie. what a pleasant w...

review of city tavern - philadelphia, pa, 19106 - philadelphia citysearch
ive been here more than once and it has been consistent. the period ambience means forget the coziness of a romantic restaurant, unless you manage to reserve a small room with a fireplace. the food was fine, but was ...

the new york times > travel > philadelphia guide > restaurant details
you can time-travel to the 18th century at this authentic re-creation of historic city tavern, where the atmosphere suggests that founding fathers such as john adams, george washington, thomas jefferson, and the rest of the gang might have supped here (th...

north america : usa : philadelphia : restaurant : city tavern review
if the hunger to relive those good old 1780s overcomes you in independence park, theres at least one authentic restaurant that will let you use that newfangled credit card to pa...

city tavern - philadelphia, pa, 19106 - philadelphia citysearch
completed in 1976, this building is a faithful re-creation of the famous tavern that originally occupied the spot, right down to the colonial-garbed staff. in the late 18th century, americas founding fathers often met on this historic site to deb...

city tavern - philadelphia, pa, 19106 - philadelphia citysearch
s second st philadelphia, pa the scenecompleted in 1976, this building is a faithful re-creation of the famous tavern that originally occupied the spot, right down to the colonial-garbed staff. in the late 18th century, americas founding fathers often ...

compare prices and read reviews on city tavern at epinions.com
step back into philadelphias rich history in the authentically reproduced (overseen by the united states park service) 18th c...

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city tavern offers exceptionally prepared cuisine, attentive professional service and authentic philadelphia history combine the best of the past and the present in what is sure to be a memorable dining experience. we are pleased to w...

Spent two nights in Philly...
Spent two nights in Philly and ate dinner here both nights. Everything was great!!! Very authentic colonial decore, attire and atmosphere. Enjoyed a horse drawn carriage ri...

gayot restaurant reviews
john quincy adams, arriving in philadelphia in 1774 for the first continental congress, called this the most genteel tavern in america. throughout the war years, it was a major gathering place but its fortunes waned after hotels were built. today, it ha...

restaurant: city tavern
in 1777, when the continental congress celebrated the first anniversary of american independence here, its possible - based on recipes from that time - that thick cream spooned over short biscuits with a strawberry or two could have been part...

City Tavern in 138 S 2nd St, Philadelphia on Dine.com
An excellent dining experience. The decor is 18th century and the staff are in period attire. A nice stop for lunches or dinner. For dinner, call ahead for reservations and ask for the large, upstairs dining room and a table near one of the fireplaces. It can be a very romantic spot. My girlfriend t...

City Tavern, Philadelphia - Restaurant Reviews - TripAdvisor
This restaurant is a great place to eat while you're in the historic district of Philadelphia. Located on 2nd Street, it's a moderately easy walk from such historical sites as Independence Hall, the Constitution Center, and Carpenter's Hall. The interior is decorated as its original 18th century pre...

City Tavern
The tavern was financed by Philadelphia's social elite who sold shares to subscribers. The Tavern was considered the finest establishment of its kind in the colonies. In one room, a patron might hear a concert or an opera; in another, the latest political news; in yet another the price of sows and s...

City Tavern Philadelphia, Olde City | Yelp
This is a very tourist-y place to go, but it can be fun if you've got out-of-town family visiting and they're too middle-aged to take them out for a wild night of boozing it up. The staff wears period costumes, and the food is meant to be what you would have found on a menu in a tavern in Ph...

Mobil Travel Guide: City Tavern Philadelphia PA
When you set foot into the City Tavern Restaurant, it's like stepping back into the Revolutionary era. At this historical 1773 colonial tavern, the servers are dressed in period costume, the rooms have been reconstructed to their original appearance, and the menu includes items that Washington, Adam...

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