11 "Pre-Theater Eats" restaurants in Philadelphia.
Barbuzzo is a great place to escape Center City for a low-key date, or any other time you want some charcuterie and pasta.
Butcher & Singer is a steakhouse in Center City where you should go when someone else is picking up the tab.
Frankford Hall in Fishtown is a huge German beer hall that’s perfect for day drinking, with food, games and plenty of beer.
Oloroso is an upscale tapas place in Midtown Village where you should go for a special occasion or client dinner.
Russet is an upscale, BYOB American spot in Rittenhouse with solid small plates that’s good for a special occasion.
Giuseppe & Sons is a two-floor Italian spot in Center City that’s part casual lunch shop and part upscale restaurant.
Porta is a big pizza place in Center City where you should start a night out and stay for the weekend dance parties.
Roy Pitz in Spring Arts is a massive brew pub with upscale bar food where you should go for a great pre-show meal.
Ristorante Pesto is an Italian BYOB in East Passyunk where you should start a night out with a lot of pasta.