The restaurants on these pages place a dedicated emphasis on using local, seasonal ingredients in their menus throughout the year, creating a distinct dining experience in Philadelphia and beyond.
1901 Chester St, Philadelphia
Chef George Sabatino cooks up progressive American fare like glazed pork-belly and poached mussels in this second-floor Philly walk-up.
1740 Seidersville Road, Bethlehem
The dining room and tavern menu changes daily to bring diners the best of what is available. The restaurant features a carefully chosen wine list and house-made stocks, sauces, pastas and more.
718 South St., Philadelphia
Owners Douglas and Kelly Hager work closely with Executive Chef Jeremy Nolan to modernize classic Teutonic fare for a contemporary audience and give Philadelphians a taste of the best brews Germany has to offer.
1617 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford
Chef Jason Barrowcliff creates decadent dishes in this casual yet upscale meatery set in the wonderfully restored Chadds Ford Inn.
ComfortFood and Kitchenette
437 Alden Avenue, Morrisville
A quaint neighborhood eatery for delicious, healthy, exquisitely prepared and creative farm-to-table food. Their palette blends fresh, seasonal produce and grass-fed meats from local farmers.
The Farm and Fisherman BYOB
1120 Pine St., Philadelphia
This 30-seat BYOB is owned by husband-wife team Josh and Colleen Lawler. Chef Lawler is known for his refined treatment of the region’s best local ingredients.
Golden Pheasant Inn
763 River Road (Route 32), Erwinna
Located along the Delaware River, this inn offers a seasonal menu perfect for a relaxed country meal, weekend getaway or glass of wine out on the terrace.
High Street on Market
308 Market St., Philadelphia
A cozy café setting sets the tone for this restaurant, which prides itself on ingredient-inspired American foods and decadent, high-quality homemade breads and baked goods.
951 Wolf St., Philadelphia
One of South Philly’s most loved and authentic taquerias, Los Gallos satisfies its regulars with terrific tacos and weekend-special tamales topped with its aromatic more sauce as a special highlight.
258 Bridge St., Phoenixville
501 S 45th St., Philadelphia
What’s on the menu remains a mystery until it is brought to the table at this upscale BYOB offering an avant-grade New American tasting menu in a traditional Victorian home.
264 S. 19th St., Philadelphia
Opened in 1993 by Wendy Smith Born and James Barrett, Metroplitan Café specializes in decadent breads served in many of Philly’s finest restaurants, as well as pastries, sandwiches and more in six locations.
115 W. State St., Kennett Square
Portabello’s serves fine Italian-American cuisine in its cozy, small-town venue, with delicious dishes such as shellfish Fra Diavolo and steak Portabello.
Rival Bros. Coffee Bar
2400 Lombard St., Philadelphia
Born from two lifelong friends with a passion for coffee, Rival Bros coffee offers a selection of custom, house-roasted blends that have been carefully sourced and specially roasted for an incredible drinking experience.
604 South St., Philadelphia
The best seat at Serpico’s is the counter that frames a dramatic open kitchen, where you can watch the James Beard Award winning Peter Serpico and his team create delicious and innovative dishes.
701 S. 4th St., Philadelphia
Southwark brings slow food and classic craft cocktails to Queen Village with Chef Sam Jacobsen’s ever-chaning menu that includes house-made charcuterie, fresh cheese and Sunday suppers.
210 W. Washington Square, Philadelphia
102 W. State St., Kennett Square
Talula’s proprieter Aimee Olexy blends her flair for hospitality with the ethos of the local food movement. Both Talula’s Garden and sister establishment Talula’s table offer season, locally inspired menus and the traditions of California cuisine.
Terrain Garden Café
914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills
Using hand-selected local produce, meats and dairy products, the Terrain Garden Café team takes pride in crafting menus from the seasonal harvest of farmers they know and trust.
1623 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia
Townsend provides a French menu that follows each season and is inspired by a love of pairing food with its carefully selected and produced, value-driven wine list.
1221 Locust St., Philadelphia
This vegan inspired restaurant makes vegetables its focal point and does not use any animal products in its kitchen. Behind the bar, the cocktails are fun and innovative, using house-made syrups and bitters.
1312 Spruce St., Philadelphia
This intimate restaurant seats just 30 at a time, allowing ample room for guests to enjoy their delicious Italian cuisine prepared by renowned Chef Marc Vetri.
300 S Broad St., Philadelphia
The dining room at Volvér serves 8-course and 12-course chef’s tasting menus, driven by the finest available seasonal ingredients and inspired by Chef Garces’ culinary travels.
700 S. 5th St., Philadelphia
Jeremy Nolan, Executive Chef of Brauhaus-Schmitz, is opening this American bar and restaurant with a seasonal menu that offers an affordable option for those in Queen Village.
The Whip Tavern
1383 N. Chatham Rd., Coatesville
Open Season at The Whip: visit the patio for a relaxing meal among friends. The menu features daily specials and British-inspired fare based on ingredients from local growers.
1867 Inn at Leola Village
28 Deborah Drive, Leola
The Inn at Leola Village offers TÈ, a formal Italian restaurant featuring a convergence of various regional styles of Italy, and Osteria Avanti, a cozy, inviting atmosphere showcasing rustic Italian cuisine with a touch of elegance.