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Philly's Best Restaurants for Celeb Sightings

When celebrities come to town, you never know who might walk in the restaurant door. Here's a shortlist of restaurants noted for two highlights: good food and prime stargazing potential.

  • Zahav
    • Israeli
    • Society Hill
    Food
    27
    Decor
    25
    Service
    26
    Cost
    $57

    Good to know:  Michael Solomonov’s Society Hill Israeli attracts splurge-minded diners.

  • Barclay Prime
    • Steakhouse
    • Rittenhouse Square
    Food
    26
    Decor
    25
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $91

    Good to know: Stephen Starr’s meat mecca on Rittenhouse Square is noted for steaks - including the $120 cheesesteak.

  • Sabrina's Cafe
    • Vegan
    • Bella Vista
    Food
    25
    Decor
    19
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $20

    Good to know: Huge portions at breakfast and brunch draw crowds to this trio of funky diner-style cafes.

  • Sabrina's Cafe & Spencer's Too
    • American
    • Logan Square
    Food
    25
    Decor
    19
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $20

    Good to know: Huge portions at breakfast and brunch draw crowds to this trio of funky diner-style cafes.

  • Sabrina's Cafe @ Powelton
    • American
    • Powelton Village
    Food
    25
    Decor
    19
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $20

    Good to know: Huge portions at breakfast and brunch draw crowds to this trio of funky diner-style cafes.

  • Parc Bistro
    • Bistro
    • Skippack
    Food
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $40

    Good to know: Outdoor seats are particularly prized at Stephen Starr's re-creation of a Paris bistro.

  • Rouge
    • American
    • Rittenhouse Square
    Food
    23
    Decor
    22
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $42

    Good to know: This Rittenhouse bistro is lauded for its upscale burgers and sidewalk people-watching perch.  

  • The Continental Mid-town
    • Eclectic
    • Rittenhouse Square
    Food
    23
    Decor
    24
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $35

    Good to know: Stephen Starr’s modern Rittenhouse Square diner draws hip professionals to a rooftop deck featuring circus-style swing seats.

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

    Good to know: Star sightings at this spot include Colin Farrell, Ellen Burstyn, James Van Der Beek and Miley Cyrus.

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