49 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in Philadelphia.
Hungry Pigeon is an all-day spot in Queen Village where you’ll go for breakfast, stick around until lunch, and consider coming back for dinner.
Townsend is a little French place in East Passyunk that’s perfect for a fourth or 15th date.
Res Ipsa in Rittenhouse is a casual cafe during the day, but turns into a full-service Italian restaurant at night that’s perfect for a date.
Martha in Fishtown has the three things we wish every bar had: a nice patio, great cocktails, and way better food than you’d expect.
Cry Baby Pasta is a nice-looking pasta spot in Queen Village that’s good for a casual dinner with friends.
Harper’s Garden has the best outdoor space around Rittenhouse Square, along with a good late-night Happy Hour.
Nomad is one of the best pizza places around Center City, and it’s even better during Happy Hour or SIPS in the summer.
Pizza Brain is a slice shop, BYO, and pizza museum on Frankford with huge pies and a nice patio outback.
Mission Taqueria is a bright and airy Mexican spot in Center City where you should go for Happy Hour or a casual date.
Little Spoon Cafe is one of the best - and more low-key - options for breakfast and brunch in Grad Hospital.
SOMO SoPhi is a two-level American restaurant near the stadiums with tons of outdoor seating.
Pub & Kitchen in Rittenhouse is somewhere you’ll want to come with a date or friend and stay for a long time.
Lolita is a small Mexican spot in Midtown Village where you can split some solid tacos and a few margaritas with some friends.