Fun Dinner for Eight
Looking for a fun but not pricey place to celebrate a family birthday in Philly/S. Philly/Northern Lib. Place must take reservations.
I was thinking of a newish gastro pub or some ethnic place since variety is key and among us is one vegetarian and two others who are fairly health conscious. The rest of us agree that fat equals flavor, lol.
Any suggestions are welcome.
In the gastropub realm, in additoin to SPTR which is a great suggestion, Alla Spina for italian inspired gastropub, Brauhaus Schmidtz for german, Danelion for english, and khyber pass for Cajun.
Of all of those, I think that Khyber has the best options for a vegetarian but also some good flavorful food. Catahoula might be another option for Cajun food though they have fewer veggie friendly options.
I have enjoyed El Camino Real in the Piazza, No Libs section of Philadelphia. This is a casual, inexpensive restaurant, but high on the fun meter and since it's in hipster central there are tons of vegetarian options even veggie "wings." Lots of gluttonous options to boot, but they do real tacos. :)
One call out here is that we're talking about a crowd ranging from 20 to 40 somethings.