73 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in Philadelphia.
Alma del Mar is a great Mexican restaurant in the Italian Market with lots of seafood options.
Messina Club is a members-only restaurant with the best pierogies in the city.
A play on the word “stoners,” St. Oner’s is a bar and restaurant in Fishtown from Tired Hands Brewing.
Encima is a mezcal bar with over 70 types of mezcal and tequila above The Franklin Bar in Rittenhouse.
El Techo is a rooftop bar above Condesa that looks like it belongs in Miami or Mexico City.
Wine Dive on South Street combines the best parts of a dive bar and a wine bar.
Stina is technically a pizzeria, but the best things here are their Mediterranean dishes.
Alimentari is a wine bar above the Center City Di Bruno Bros that has more charcuterie board options than you’ll know what to do with.
Via Locusta is a small pasta spot near Rittenhouse Square that has a great bar for first dates.
Olly is an American bar and restaurant in Queen Village that’s a good alternative to a sports bar.
Tuna Bar is a large sushi restaurant in Old City that’s good for big group dinners.
Kanella Grill is a Greek BYOB in Washington Square West that’s a great spot for a weeknight dinner.
Bistrot La Minette is a datey French restaurant in Queen Village with good Happy Hour specials.
The Good King Tavern in Bella Vista serves French pub food that’s way better than what you’ll find at your average neighborhood tavern.
Le Caveau is a small natural wine bar above The Good King Tavern in Queen Village.