City Tavern

City Tavern, 138 S 2nd St, Philadelphia

About City Tavern
City Tavern
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: American
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 1.3 miles from Philadelphia center (as shown on map)
Chef Staib is well known from twelve time Emmy® Award winning program A Taste of History®, where he brings culinary history to your home. Well it all started over 24 years ago, Staib brought his philosophy to City Taverns well prepared recipes based on tried and true traditions, not trends, made fresh daily from scratch. City Tavern has boasted the finest celebrations since 1773, the location of the first Independence Day celebration called 'the most genteel tavern in America', by John Adams and the first unofficial 'White House.” Over 230 years of hospitality, City Tavern has been the centerpiece of affairs immortalized in history. An evening at City Tavern will be remembered. Imagine sampling pepperpot soup, colonial turkey pot pie, roast duckling, Thomas Jefferson's sweet potato biscuits paired with ales which are the ales of the revolution made from Washington & Franklin's recipes -- all served by costumed wait staff.
City Tavern 138 S 2nd St, Philadelphia

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City Tavern is #26 of 4714 things to do in Philadelphia

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: doc491002, Linwood, New Jersey
Fri 14 Sep, 2018
l Server named Daniel F, very accomodating, knowledgeable and engaging. A very historic building renovated from original state. Food was outstanding, and portions were huge. Best turkey pot pie ever.

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: antistius, Richmond, Virginia
Thu 13 Sep, 2018
l Like Williamsburg, City Tavern is a bit of a fake - the building is a modern reconstruction that has nothing to do with the "original" City Tavern in which Washington, et al., dined in the 18th...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: Andrew C, Chicago
Tue 11 Sep, 2018
l Even though this is not the original 1773 building but a more modern replica, it is worth a visit. The George Washington Tavern Porter brewed by Yards Brewery from a 200 year old recipe was...

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