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Philly's Best Restaurant Architecture

From Pod's futuristic layout and constantly-changing neon lights to 10 Arts' lush, romantic design, Philly has some of the most stunning restaurant spaces in the country. Here are 10 of the city's best, designed by some of the hottest names in the architecture biz.

  • Morimoto
    • Sushi
    • Washington Square West
    Food
    28
    Decor
    27
    Service
    26
    Cost
    $78

    Morimoto's colorful, futuristic space was designed by world-reknowned designer Karim Rashid.

  • Amada
    • Spanish
    • Old City
    Food
    27
    Decor
    24
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $57

    Amada's Spanish-inspired decor was designed by the well-known international firm Creme Design.

  • Tashan Restaurant & Lounge
    • Indian
    • Hawthorne
    Food
    26
    Decor
    25
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $57

    This expansive, high-style Indian restaurant was designed by well-known NYC-based designer Winka Dubbledam.

  • Alma de Cuba
    • Cuban
    • Rittenhouse Square
    Food
    25
    Decor
    25
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $54

    This three-story townhouse restaurant, which draws inspiration from historical and contemporary Cuban architecture, was designed by the award-winning Rockwell Group firm.

  • Distrito
    • Mexican
    • Spruce Hill
    Food
    24
    Decor
    24
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $41

    This restuarant's funky, Mexico City-inspired decor - which includes everything from Lucha Libre masks to a Volkswagen Beetle dining car - was designed by international firm Creme Design. 

  • Pod
    • Asian
    • University City
    Food
    24
    Decor
    24
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $41

    Famed NYC-based design firm Rockwell Group designed this futuristic space, with its constantly-changing lights, conveyor belt sushi bar and individal dining "pods."

  • Zama
    • Japanese
    • Rittenhouse Square
    Food
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $48

    Zama's simplistic yet detailed design comes courtesy of international firm Creme Design.

  • a.kitchen+bar
    • American
    • Rittenhouse Square
    Food
    22
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $45

    a.kitchen's relaxed, modern decor was designed by award-winning NYC-based architect Edward Asfour.

  • 10 Arts Bistro and Lounge
    • American
    • Rittenhouse Square
    Food
    20
    Decor
    24
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $53

    This fashionable restaurant, located in the stunning lobby space of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, owes its bright colors and lush, romantic feel to the world-reknowned EDG Interior Architecture + Design firm.

  • Opa
    • Greek
    • Washington Square West
    Food
    20
    Decor
    21
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $31

    This sleek, stylish Greek restaurant was designed by the well-known international firm Creme Design.

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