Quick dinner in Center City Philly
You've been so helpful in the past with my trips to Philly... I thought I'd post again. I'll be in Center City for most of the day tomorrow (sat) and was looking for a nice quick/ish dinner. We've got one vegetarian with us. We'd like a moderately priced meal. I just didn't want to deal with someplace that was hard to get into or would have a long wait. We need to be at The Tower Theater for a show at 8... so I'm thnking dinner around 6ish.
Places I've enjoyed in the past:
Fri, Sat, Sun
So I don't want to do any of these again. I was thinking about Tria?
Thanks for all the recommendations! These are good to know. We ended up eating a late lunch at The Wrap Shack in Old City. The traffic was UNREAL on saturday on 95. We really enjoyed our wraps though.
And we were going to grab pizza and Lorenzos on South Street or a falafel at Maoz, but settled on a water ice b/c we weren't too hungry.
We tried to get into Tria but it was packed. I took a menu though and it looks very yummy.
Philly is an amazing food town!
One of my favorites is Chloe, on 2d Street. BYO, very good food, small and cozy, although not a huge menu so I'm not sure whether there would be enough choices for your vegetarian. If you go, try the grilled Caesar salad. Sounds weird, tastes good. If you go at sixish, you shouldn't have trouble getting in, and it's not too expensive since you bring your own drinks. Also the Continental Diner is good and not far from there (Market and 2d or 3d, I think).
Washington Square is not OK at any time..
If you'd rather eat closer to the Tower so you don't have to worry about the time too much, there is a good Vietnamese place near there called Little Saigon. There's also Sol de Peru, but I'm not sure what your vegetarian could get there.
Tria is one of my favorite places, but it is always packed, rather noisy, and somehow ends up being as expensive as a full meal even when you order a few small plates. In the same neighborhood, you can get a quick meal at Bellini, La Fontana, Devon, or even DiPietro's