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Great Places to Eat Along the Waterfront

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Dinner tastes better with a view! There’s no shortage of great places to grab a bite to eat overlooking boats on the river, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, New Jersey and other iconic sights. Check out this list and enjoy some of the city’s most scenic eating at these waterfront venues.

Craft Hall Philly

Craft Hall is a new experiential dining, drinking, and entertainment space located on Delaware Avenue. Designed as an “Ode to Philly” with decor inspired by the city, Craft Hall is housed in a huge warehouse with over 500 indoor and outdoor seats. The space offers food and activities that the whole family can enjoy, including an indoor playground, games, and an outdoor “Farm Yard” with chickens and rabbits. Their menu focuses on simple American classics made with local ingredients. Voted best family friendly restaurant!

La Peg Brasserie

The official restaurant of FringeArtsLa Peg Brasserie occupies a dramatic post-industrial space, with a summer beer garden and food shack with stunning views of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Their menu includes yankee pot roast, BBQ baby back ribs, oysters Rockefeller and fried chicken.

La Veranda

This upscale Northern Italian restaurant has been entertaining riverside visitors for years. Check out their menu featuring fresh pastas, steaks, Dover sole, veal parmesan, branzino and other classic dishes.


An anchored historic ship houses one of the city’s most unusual dining experiences. Moshulu’s seafood-centric menu includes options like tuna tartare, lobster bisque and Spanish octopus, along with crowdpleasers like filet mignon and roasted chicken, while the bar serves sushi, small bites and shareable plates. Visitors can also chill at the outdoor bar at the The Deck, serving up small plates, chilled seafood, “crazy milkshakes” and more.

Morgan’s Pier

A beer garden to end all beer gardens, seasonal hangout Morgan’s Pier seats 500 people in its river-and-Benjamin-Franklin-Bridge-facing enclave with a rustic, party-centric atmosphere. Expect spinach and artichoke empanadas, flatbreads, burgers and more on the menu.

If you like your dinner with a view, Dockside living might be right for you! Live the Dockside life and contact us today for more information! We’d love to hear from you and welcome you into our friendly community that we’ve created here at The Residences at Dockside.

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