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Best Summer Hangouts in East Passyunk

Garden patios, gourmet gelato, frozen cocktails - East Passyunk Avenue is brimming with warm weather delights.

  • Noord
    • Scandinavian
    • East Passyunk Crossing
    Food
    27
    Decor
    21
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $47

    Open-air windows create a breezy air at this corner Scandinavian BYO in East Passyunk Crossing, complementing its minimalist, white tablecloth-draped decor. A Dutch-influenced fine dining menu offers up nightly seafood specials, and it opens early on weekends for a crowd-pleasing brunch.

  • Capogiro
    • Ice Cream Shop
    • East Passyunk Crossing
    Food
    26
    Decor
    16
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $8

    No two experiences are the same at this East Passyunk dessert stop, where artisanal gelato flavors are swapped on a daily basis. In the past, seasonal flavors have included everything from avocado to ugli fruit.

  • Le Virtù
    • Italian
    • East Passyunk Crossing
    Food
    25
    Decor
    22
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $51

    This rustic Italian eatery goes heavy on the al fresco ambiance from its vantage in East Passyunk Crossing, where a larger-than-life Boot-themed mural overlooks an airy garden patio. Soak up some rays with a refreshing white from its all-Italian vino list.

  • Cantina Los Caballitos
    • Mexican
    • East Passyunk Crossing
    Food
    23
    Decor
    21
    Service
    18
    Cost
    $25

    Named for tequila’s traditional vessel, this colorful Mexican has won the hearts of agave lovers with masterful takes on margaritas, including a few spicy and sweet specialty blends. The eatery has also converted an adjacent lot into a spacious side patio.

  • Stateside
    • American
    • Passyunk Square
    Food
    21
    Decor
    21
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $50

    A lively local favorite, this corner American opens its windows to the summer air, with built-in stools for sidewalk seating. Take a seat inside or out for shareable and a sizeable selection of bourbon.

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