Top 20 Private Dining Locations in Philadelphia

If you are looking for the best private dining rooms or event options in Philadelphia, we have you covered.

 

Whether you’re planning a graduation party or a corporate dinner, Philadelphia has plenty of exciting restaurants and bars featuring private dining rooms to host your special event. Check out these awesome spaces when organizing your next get-together.

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James Restaurant and Bar

1835 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (267) 324-5005
www.jamesphiladelphia.com

 

Specializing in shareable plates, seafood and steaks offered alongside an imaginative cocktail list. The contemporary space, finished with subway tiles and bronze chandeliers, has a large marble bar with TVs hidden behind mirrors, plus a repurposed bank vault serving as a private dining room.

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Fine Palate

231 S 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (267) 318-7971
www.finepalategroup.com

 

Eclectic, global menu featuring small plates, a 40-ounce hand cut ribeye, and a happy hour including buck-a-shuck oysters.

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Del Frisco’s Dougle Eagle Steakhouse

1426-1428 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (215) 246-0533
www.delfriscos.com/steakhouse/philadelphia

 

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse Philadelphia offers an unforgettable dining experience. Magnificent balconies draped in plush red fabric overlook the sweeping main dining room, and a breathtaking three-story wine tower serves as the centerpiece of the restaurant. Downstairs boasts private dining and reception areas, including the Vault Room.

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Scarpetta Philadelphia

210 W Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 558-4199
www.scarpettarestaurants.com/philadelphia

 

Bi-level space overlooking Rittenhouse Square. Both the dinner and bar menu are made specifically to highlight Philadelphia’s unique local ingredients.

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Barclay Prime

237 S 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 732-7560
www.barclayprime.com

 

A boutique steakhouse for the 21st century, Barclay Prime provides a sleek and sexy space for world-class cuisine. Taking cues from a European library, with bright banquettes, marble surfaces and crystal chandeliers, the dining room is a chic but comfortable setting perfect for any experience. A smart revamp of the conventional steakhouse, the menu is built around subtle twists that never skimp on luxury.

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Barbuzzo

110 S 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 546-9300
www.barbuzzo.com

 

Mediterranean kitchen and bar with a menu featuring farm-fresh ingredients, shareable plates and imaginative pizzas.

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Positano Coast

212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 238-0499
www.positanocoast.net

 

Positano Coast welcomes guests to sample delicious selections from the menu, including the freshest fish and seafood, the Crudo menu (the Italian version of sashimi) and creative variations of classic Italian dishes.

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Fork

306 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 625-9425
www.forkrestaurant.com

 

Fork is a contemporary American restaurant serving dinner seven nights a week and Sunday brunch in Old City Philadelphia.
Their menu is inspired by the Mid-Atlantic region and the local growers and producers who help shape its terroir.

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High Street on Market

308 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 625-0988
www.highstreetonmarket.com

 

High Street on Market is an all-day neighborhood cafe and restaurant. Choose from a menu of shared plates and pasta, accompanied by an eclectic list of wine from neighbors near and far, creative cocktails and unique local beers.

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The Twisted Tail

509 S 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: (215) 558-2471
www.thetwistedtail.com

 

Progressive American fare featuring simple, fresh ingredients flame broiled on a charcoal grill. The Twisted Tail boasts over 120 different whiskies on their menu and features live blues music and entertainment six nights a week.

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Alma de Cuba

1623 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 988-1799
www.almadecubarestaurant.com

 

Cuban fusion restaurant and popular bar and lounge featuring a happy hour with tapas options, various ceviches, and imaginative dessert choices.

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City Tavern

183 S 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 413-1443
www.citytavern.com

 

Established in 1773 and called “the most genteel tavern in America” by John Adams, City Tavern’s primary mission is to interpret and deliver the culinary experience inspired by the customs and foods of 18th century Colonial America, including fresh, farm to table cuisine made daily in their kitchens.

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Devon Seafood Grill

225 S 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 546-5940
www.devonseafood.com

 

Well-established in Rittenhouse Square, Devon Seafood Grill offers the area’s freshest premium seafood, Prime steaks and an impressive wine selection.

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CO-OP Restaurant & Lounge

20 S 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 398-1868
www.coopphila.com

 

Offering a fresh perspective on urban dining with an emphasis on seasonal and local ingredients. Their menu is honest, flavorful and inspired by the maritime and agricultural community lifestyles of the past. CO-OP Restaurant & Lounge brings a new energy and connection to the neighborhood.

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White Dog Cafe

3420 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 386-9224
www.whitedog.com

 

Located in the heart of UPenn’s campus, White Dog Cafe is the first restaurant in Philadelphia to use environmentally sustainable, organic and local foods from farms within 50 miles. White Dog is known for warm hospitality and inspiring cuisine.

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Ela

627 S 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: (267) 687-8512
www.elaphilly.com

 

An inventive new American bar and restaurant in Philadelphia’s Queen Village neighborhood combining an approachable menu of innovative dishes with an extensive wine and craft beer program and inspired cocktail list in a rustic-modern setting.

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Ristorante Pesto

1915 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone: (215) 336-8380
www.ristorantepesto.com

 

This exquisite BYOB restaurant is operated and owned by one of South Philly’s established restaurant families. The kitchen produces a large menu of unique veal, pasta and seafood dishes, including homemade gnocchi and a veal chop stuffed with prosciutto and fontina cheese.

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London Grill and Paris Wine Bar

2301-03 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: (215) 978-4545
www.londongrill.com

 

Featuring creative, bold menus and an uncommon culinary standpoint. London Grill’s bar also impresses with a rare and unusual selection of spirits, a highly celebrated cocktail list and a reputation for serving the latest and greatest craft beer. London Grill’s sister restaurant, Paris Wine Bar, is an intimate 50-seat venue serving the finest local, sustainable wines.

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Saffron Indian Kitchen

145 Montgomery Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Phone: (339) 927-1412
www.saffronofphilly.com

 

Saffron offers a unique ambience which is reinforced by the friendly staff who aim to make the dining experience one to remember. Whether you desire traditional Indian cuisine or the “nouveau” style that is increasingly popular, you can be sure that two things will never change – the excellence of their food and the standard of their service.

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Citron and Rose Tavern

261 Montgomery Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Phone: (610) 257-7577
www.citronrosetavern.com

 

Features a broad American menu with traditional comfort food, great steaks, bar food, and a delicious non-dairy dessert menu. Citron and Rose also has a large bar stocked with local beers on tap, specialty cocktails, and a broad selection of wine and liquor.