Are you going through low-key withdrawal following the culmination of Philadelphia restaurant week? Still craving those tasty multi-course menus, vibrant atmosphere and favorite house-made beverage? If so, you may want to consider hosting your wedding at one of these iconic Philadelphia area restaurants.
From gastronomic offerings in Philadelphia’s historic Society Hill and BYOB restaurants in Rittenhouse Square to an Amalfi Coast destination vibe in Old City–to farm to table offerings in a rustic greenhouse surrounded by horticulture in Delaware County, these Philly restaurant venues not only have unique atmospheres and flavors for your palate but also experienced servers who know how to wow your crowd.
Here are some of our favorite Philadelphia area restaurant wedding venues.
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Located on the Main Line in Eagle Village Shops, Autograph Brasserie is a modern American brasserie that celebrates those who left their signature on American popular culture. Chef Jim Davidson’s contemporary American menu proudly uses the best ingredients available.
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Located in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square, Branzino’s private front dining room can seat up to 40 guests, and the new dining area can hold up to 120 guests. In addition, their garden courtyard is filled with greenery set against historic brick, perfect for private outdoor weddings. With a total capacity of 180 people, Branzino is perfect Philadelphia wedding venue for your celebration.
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Boasting 33 acres of bucolic splendor, Durham Springs sets a tone of country charm with all of the amenities and sophistication of the city. Located just off the river road in beautiful Bucks County, Durham Springs is a scenic drive from New Hope.
Treat yourself to the luxury of complete culinary and service satisfaction, from sumptuous food served by a charming and professional staff to a world of style options.
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Front Street Cafe located in Fishtown offers a friendly atmosphere and fresh menu featuring farm-to-table, locally sourced and organic New American cuisine with international influences. This unique space houses a coffee shop, fresh juice bar, European beer garden, outdoor terrace with garden seating, indoor & outdoor bars and private upstairs event space.
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You will find The Gables at Chadds Ford’s charming and sophisticated rustic design can be blended with any decor. They use only the freshest ingredients to put together a menu for your guests. Along with exceptional food and ambiance, you will be working one on one with your own event coordinator here to customize any details.
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Delightful by day, dazzling at night! Imagine your wedding aboard Philadelphia’s own Tall Ship taking in unparalleled views of Philadelphia’s waterfront and skyline.
The Moshulu’s multi-level decks offer a glorious open-air experience, as well as tented space, which is heated for year-round use. The finest cuisine is paired with skilled professionals, resulting in a unique, amazing wedding for you and your guests.
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The Olde Bar, located in Philadelphia’s landmark Old Original Bookbinder’s, is a contemporary oyster bar and cocktail lounge steeped in the city’s nautical and culinary traditions.
As a newly renovated event space, The Olde Bar featuring The Blackburn Room marries Chef Jose Garces’ culinary passion with the ambiance of this famous address. This iconic venue features several private/semi-private dining spaces to accommodate groups of all sizes.
If the flavor of Positano’s food is not enough to transport you to Italy, the atmosphere certainly will. Inspired by owner Aldo Lamberti’s seaside hometown in Italy, the ambiance of Positano Coast will make you feel like you are on an Italian seaside holiday. With a soothing imported cobalt blue tile floor, life-size images of the Amalfi Coast and remarkable second-floor views of Old City, Positano Coast is a distinctive restaurant unlike any other in the City of Brotherly Love!
Located in a tranquil section of Conshohocken, Spring Mill Café has been serving French country fare since 1978. As a BYO restaurant and event venue, Spring Mill Cafe offers a romantic ambiance inspired by the Loire Valley.
The historic property features the original Spring Mill general store, now an event space and restaurant along with the picturesque converted farmhouse event space. They offer all day access to the on-site couples suite along with valet services on site. Guests are invited to dine outdoors adjacent the gardens, or enjoy a cocktail style event on our outdoor courtyard. Spring Mill Café’s talented Events Coordinator and Events team will gladly work with you to create the wedding you have been dreaming of.
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Stove & Tap prides itself on being more than just a great restaurant with a menu that is ever-changing using the freshest, local ingredients. Their mission is simple…to provide guests with a dynamic dining experience in an exciting environment filled with big flavor and big personality.
Talula’s Garden is a one-of-a-kind leafy garden oasis in the heart of Philadelphia. The menu is as unique as the restaurant: farm-to-table using local ingredients that reflect the season.
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Whether you’re planning your next milestone event, happy hour function, or private party, Tavola Restaurant + Bar is your go to locale for food and drinks that delight the senses in a unique and relaxing setting. With a newly designed interior and one-of-a-kind outdoor bar and patio featuring pristine golf course views, multiple fire pit and lounge areas, palm trees and ambient lighting, Tavola is the perfect place for an after wedding party, rehearsal dinner, or celebratory meal with loved ones.
Located in Delaware County, Terrain’s restored antique greenhouse, lodge, and terrace are available for weddings and events small and large. The unique horticulture setting affords you and your guests a tasty farm-to-table menu.
Hold your outdoor ceremony under the historic Shambles on Head House Square with a champagne reception then cross the cobblestones to join us inside The Twisted Tail for a memorable evening of fun with fresh, flavorful food and soulful music.
Located in Philadelphia’s historic Society Hill, The Twisted Tail is a Southern-inspired Bourbon House & Juke Joint, presenting an eclectic mix of American Whiskey and gastronomic offerings from its Charcoal Grill.
Vickers serves traditional Continental cuisine with French influence. Three grand brass chandeliers illuminate the elegant ballroom that is outlined with custom millwork, adding a finished elegance to the space. Ten 6-foot windows scale the walls and are ornamented with plantation shutters to preserve the historic feel of the neighboring house while adding quiet grandeur.
French doors open onto the outdoor patio surrounded by lush landscape. This is the perfect space for an outdoor cocktail hour in warm months. For winter weddings, our Hunt Room can be used for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. An oversized hearth fireplace brings warm light to everyone’s favorite dining room clad in reclaimed wood from the early 19th-century barn that once housed John Vickers’ pottery.
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Valley Green Inn is located in the Wissahickon Valley of Fairmount Park within the City of Philadelphia. The inviting atmosphere of Philadelphia’s last remaining roadhouse is complimented by the romantic setting of the Wissahickon Creek and the valley in which it’s cradled.
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Cheers to you and your celebration! Located in Philadelphia, Yards Brewing Company offers several unique spaces to celebrate your special event: The Back Yard, The Garage and Upstairs at Yards. The Backyard is a beautiful 4,000 square foot tent around back and is available for private parties and events from 10 – 125 people, rain or shine. The menu offers summer favorites right off of the grill, and the space is decorated as a beer garden.
The Garage’s relaxed atmosphere – with pool table, shuffleboard and a flat-screen TV – is perfect for your laidback celebration, corporate meeting, or fundraiser.
The Upstairs offers floor-to-ceiling views overlooking the taproom and brewery, a dedicated bar, and is elevator-accessible.