Philly Theatre Week is here, and even though there are plenty of amazing, intriguing and exciting shows hitting the stages of Philly-the food specials at some top spots are the true show-stoppers. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious three-course dinner to make your evening truly special, or a savory burger to keep you full until the curtain drops, there are plenty of Philly Theatre Week specials to keep your taste buds happy.
Top Philly spots are offering show-stopping deals for Philly Theatre Week
Ocean Prime has earned their spot as one of the top steakhouses in the city, and there is a good reason why. This Center City hotspot is serving up a nightly three-course Pre-Theatre Menu from 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. for just $49. Decadent options include lobster bisque and white truffle deviled eggs for apps and filet mignon, blackened snappers, sea scallops and free-range chicken for entrees. The best part of the meal may be the last course, which is definitely the sweetest. Guests who dine at Ocean Prime have the option of warm butter cake or classic Crème Brûlée for dessert.
124 S. 15th St., ocean-prime.com
Award-winning restaurant Rex 1516 is starting off Philly Theatre Week with a bang by offering a specially prepared Pre-Theater Menu for just $40. Guests can indulge in a three-course meal from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. during Philly’s star-studded Theatre Week. Enticing dishes include pickled shrimp and smoked turkey tails for the first course while second-course options include Swain’s awesome fried chicken, their Best of Philly award-winning cheeseburger and more. To end things on a sweet note, diners have the option of blueberry pound cake and apple pie a la mode for dessert.
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1516 South St., rex1516.com
The Twisted Tail
The Twisted Tail is an amazing option when trying to think of where to eat for Philly Theatre Week. Being only walking distance from several venues including the Arden Theatre, this Headhouse Square hotspot has a lot to offer. The Twisted Tail is offering all ticket holders 15 percent off the food portion of their check (before or after the show) when guests show their ticket stubs. Philadelphians can indulge in artful plates and delicious southern fare such as braised short rib, Blue Bay mussels, fried chicken and more without breaking the bank.
509 S 2nd St, thetwistedtail.com
Any Philadelphian looking for a treat before heading off to the theatre can stop by the Spanish tapas-style hotspot Oloroso. Oloroso is premiering their first ever Pre-Theatre Menu just in time for Philly Theatre Week available from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Savory first-course options include charred eggplant, blistered peppers, Tortilla de Patata, Bacalao de Pollo and more; second-course options include squid ink rice, wood oven pork belly, grilled octopus and plenty more. Room for dessert? Indulgent dessert options include Bayas con Crema and churros.
1121 Walnut St., olorosophilly.com
Philly Theatre Week runs from Feb. 7-17 visit phillytheatreweek.com for more info.