East Passyunk Restaurant Week expands: 12 days, 24 restaurants

In warmer days: The Singing Fountain, where 11th and Tasker Streets cross East Passyunk Avenue.

East Passyunk Restaurant Week has been expanded for 2017 as it encompasses 12 days of specially priced menus from 24 restaurants on the strip from Monday, Feb. 27 through Friday, March 10.

The three-course lunch and dinner options will be priced at $15, $25, and $35 each.

The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District's lineup of restaurants includes six three-bell winners from The Inquirer’s Craig LaBan: Brigantessa, Fond, Le Virtu, Noord, Townsend, and Will. (Just fyi: Will, Noord, and Townsend will be open additional days during the promotion.)

It also will mark the first year of participation from Perla, chef Lou Boquila’s modern Filipino BYOB. 

Reservations are available now, and full menus are available here.

Valet parking will be available Sunday and Tuesday thru Saturday of Restaurant Week. The price is $16.

East Passyunk Restaurant Week participating restaurants include:

  • Adobe Café (1919 EPA): Southwestern specialties with a large vegan menu and festive bar scene
  • Bing Bing Dim Sum (1648 EPA): Cheu Noodle Bar's popular dim sum offshoot has a full-service bar
  • Birra (1700 EPA): Brick-oven pizzeria with unique antipasti and salads and a fun, full-service bar
  • Brigantessa (1520 EPA): Southern Italian specialties, centered around a wood-fired oven and full service bar
  • Cantina Los Caballitos (1651 EPA) – Mexican cantina
  • El Sarape (1304 S. Ninth St.): BYOB taqueria in a new location. 
  • Fond (1537 S. 11th St.): Refined, contemporary French-American fare with a full bar
  • Gennaro’s Tomato Pie (1533 S. 11th St.): From the Lombardi's Pizza folks, South Philly-style square pies and easygoing neighborhood ambience
  • Izumi (1601 EPA): Japanese cuisine at neighborhood prices, with a view of the Singing Fountain
  • Le Virtu (1927 EPA): Stylish, upscale Italian restaurant paying homage to Abruzzo 
  • Mamma Maria Ristorante (1627 EPA): Old-fashioned South Philly Italian  
  • Marra’s (1743 EPA): Quintessential red-gravy family restaurant
  • Noir (1909 EPA): Restaurant and bar featuring Montreal-influenced Italian cooking
  • Noord (1046 Tasker): Friendly BYOB with an open kitchen and unique Northern European fare 
  • Paradiso (1627 EPA): Modern Italian neighborhood favorite; bar-restaurant
  • Perla (1535 S. 11th St.): Chef Lou Boquila’s Filipino BYOB pays homage to his mother’s traditional cooking 
  • Plenty (1710 EPA): Quick-serve café combines internationally inspired gourmet sandwiches and salads, now with a full bar
  • POPE (1501 EPA) : Comfortable neighborhood bar with a sterling beer selection
  • P’unk Burger (1823 EPA): Specialist in burgers, fries and shakes
  • Stateside (1536 EPA): Creative fare and American-made craft cocktail bar
  • Stogie Joe’s (1801 EPA): Bar with plenty of beer and scratch cooking 
  • Townsend (1623 EPA): Classic French restaurant with high-end cocktails 
  • Tre Scalini (1915 EPA): Longtime favorite Italian BYOB  
  • Will (1911 EPA): BYOB known for artfully presented plates 

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