Group-Friendly Restaurants in Philadelphia That'll Satisfy Your Crowd

Options. That's what groups need. The Philadelphia restaurant scene is fortunately not short on delicious food options as well as restaurant environments that crowds of all sizes and shapes can enjoy. It's not difficult to discover that special niche that your group enjoys as far as food, and dining space, as well as a vibe that works! Looking for fun and funky? Check. Looking for intimate and classy? Check. More interested in a satisfying suburban restaurant option? Check. Whether your office staff is set on heading out to a cozy Northern Italian hot-spot like Davio's for mouth-watering pasta choices, or you want to duck into a fun Mexican eatery like El Vez with gal-pals to sample superbly cooked south-of-the-border specialities, you can do so easily. Satisfy your group's dietary needs and desires, as well as their palates at one of the many fantastic fooderies this city and its surrounding neighborhoods have become known for! Group appetites are not things to be messed with, so appease yours with hearty cuisine, attractive decor, and atmospheres that cater to all tastes. Big or small crowds, rowdy or reserved members, large appetites or smaller ones, in the city or out, there's a dining option for your bunch. Pass out the forks and let's eat!



Located near the Academy of Music, Estia delivers contemporary Greek cookery in a setting that has the look and feel of an enclosed courtyard, complete with an azure ceiling, white-washed walls and a live olive tree. The menu emphasizes whole...  Read More



The finest Italian cuisine in a uniquely intimate & elegant setting located near Philadelphia. A local favorite for years, this gem offers upscale, sophisticated Italian dining. Sample the perfectly prepared fresh fish, the homemade...  Read More



Elegant yet unpretentious, this traditional neighborhood bistro offers fresh, flavorful fare that takes patrons on a sensory stroll through the French countryside. In a quiet candlelit garden, the superb staff delivers ceramic wine pitchers,...  Read More

Capital Grille - Philadelphia


From inspiring seafood dishes to amazing steak options, the Capital Grille delivers a solid dining experience to patrons in Philadelphia. Located next to City Hall, this traditional mainstay is a great place to fill up on food as well as...  Read More

The Little Lion
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*The Little Lion was damaged in a fire and is currently closed.* Lunchtime can leave you wanting something more, and something a step above the same old choices. This recent addition to the restaurant scene in Old City delivers on taste,...  Read More



Fun and energetic decor and a lively environment make this a must-visit for the hip and happening. Fresh and flavorful Mexican food such as homemade salsa, lobster tacos, and sweet and tasty churros make a visit here worth its weight in pesos....  Read More



The story of Fogo de Chão® began in the mountainous countryside of Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil, where its founders were born. Dining is a little different in a churrascaria but don't worry! The servers explain how everything works....  Read More



Elegant in a traditional fine dining way, Davio's luxurious dining room invites patrons to unwind with quiet conversation and mouthwatering northern Italian cuisine. Menu masterpieces include the flavorful filet mignon paired with...  Read More



Owner-chef Jose Garces' tantalizing tapas � Spanish octopus and garlic shrimp among them � give his fabulous lobster paella, suckling pig and other main courses a true run for their money. If you're with a group, for a special...  Read More

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You know right away that this will be special, from the Zen-like entrance with its wall of flowing waters. Duck and shiitake postickers, lobster fried rice, sesame crusted tuna, make for a memorable meal. After your meal, try the chocolate Bento...  Read More