The pandemic has impacted plenty of social activities, but gathering around the table to enjoy a meal together remains one of the best ways of connecting and having fun. Many of Philadelphia’s restaurants have perfected their takeout game over the past several months, too. Local eateries have gotten creative, with engaging meal kits and shareable meals, to make dinnertime a little more exciting. Restaurants like Marathon and On Point Bistro specialize in cooking comforting classics with flair. Other spots have dishes — like crunchy fried chicken, unique burgers, barbecue, and pizza — that will please a crowd.
Use this guide to find affordable, tasty meals at restaurants all over Philly. Every business on this map is open for takeout, and some even have outdoor seating for when you need fresh air.
A number of Philadelphia restaurants offer patio service. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for outdoor dining, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit phila.gov. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More