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Dining Out for New Year's Eve
PHILADELPHIA

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Besides attending one of the world's 2014 Top 10 Hot Spots for New Year's Eve, what could be better than celebrating the end of the year with a memorable meal? Whether you're looking for a party scene full of revelers or a more romantic space to share a midnight Champagne toast with someone special, we've compiled a list of the best restaurants in Philadelphia to ring in the New Year.

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333 Belrose Bar & Grill New American
14/20
Dining Room at 333 Belrose Bar & Grill, Radnor, PA 333 Belrose Lane
Radnor, PA 19087
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Main Line favorite delivers in Radnor. More...

Alma de Cuba Nuevo Latino
14/20
Dining Room at Alma de Cuba, Philadelphia, PA 1623 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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With Nuevo Latino food, dramatic architecture and tropical drinks, this Rittenhouse restaurant shines. More...

Amada Spanish
15/20
Dining Room at Amada, Philadelphia, PA 217 Chestnut St., #219
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Real deal tapas from Philadelphia's Iron Chef. More...

Barbuzzo Mediterranean
14/20
Dining Room at Barbuzzo, Philadelphia, PA 110 S. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Modern Mediterranean in Midtown with a locavore bent. More...

Barclay Prime Steakhouse
15/20
Dining Room at Barclay Prime, Philadelphia, PA 237 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Beef is king at Starr Restaurants' boutique steakhouse. More...

Blackfish American
14/20
119 Fayette St.
Conshohocken, PA 19428
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BYOB brings sophisticated dining to Conshy. More...

Buddakan Pan-Asian
14/20
Dining Room at Buddakan, Philadelphia, PA 325 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Inventive Asian cuisine in a dramatic atmosphere. More...

Butcher & Singer Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Butcher & Singer, Philadelphia, PA 1500 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Sexy steakhouse pays homage to old Hollywood. More...

City Tavern American
14/20
Dining Room at City Tavern, Philadelphia, PA 138 S. Second St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Colonial culinary history comes alive in the shadow of Independence National Historical Park. More...

Continental Mid-Town Eclectic
12/20
Dining Room at Continental Mid-Town, Philadelphia, PA 1801 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Midtown hot-spot bigger and groovier than its downtown sister. More...

Davio's Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Davio Provident Bank Building
111 S. 17th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Steaks pair with Italian innovation to make Davio's a Rittenhouse Square fave. More...

Distrito Mexican
14/20
3945 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mexico City comes alive in Philadelphia. More...

Estia Greek
14/20
Dining Room at Estia, Philadelphia, PA 1405 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Upscale taverna delivers fresh Greek specialties. More...

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steakhouse
14/20
Radnor Financial Center
555 E. Lancaster Ave.
Radnor, PA 19087

Fleming’s finesses fine filets on the Main Line. More...

Fork American
15/20
Dining Room at Fork, Philadelphia, PA 306 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Ingredient-driven, seasonal American cuisine in Old City. More...

Fountain Restaurant French
15/20
Dining Room at Fountain Restaurant, Philadelphia, PA Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia
One Logan Sq.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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World cuisine from chef Rafael Gonzalez in a serene Four Seasons Hotel setting. More...

Garces Trading Company Spanish
14/20
Dining Room at Garces Trading Company, Philadelphia, PA 1111 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Iron Chef goes casual with this European-style bistro. More...

Lacroix at The Rittenhouse French
14/20
Dining Room at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, PA The Rittenhouse Hotel
210 W. Rittenhouse Sq.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Gorgeous room, professional service and an imaginative menu. More...

London Grill American
12/20
Dining Room at London Grill, Philadelphia, PA 2301 Fairmount Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Craft beers and a cozy scene bring regulars in droves to London Grill. More...

McGillin's Olde Ale House Irish
11/20
Dining Room at McGillin 1310 Drury St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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McGillin’s is the oldest operating tavern in Philadelphia --- around since 1860. More...

Meritage Global
14/20
500 S. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146
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Meritage delivers bold global flavors and appealing wines. More...

Moonstruck Italian
13/20
7955 Oxford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19111
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There’s first-rate food and service at this Fox Chase Italian eatery. More...

Morimoto Japanese
15/20
Dining Room at Morimoto, Philadelphia, PA 723 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Contemporary Japanese cuisine from Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. More...

Moshulu New American
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Dining Room at Moshulu, Philadelphia, PA Penn's Landing
401 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Dine aboard a clipper ship that offers decidedly modern food. More...

Oyster House Seafood
14/20
1516 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Family-owned oyster bar never disappoints. More...

The Palm Steakhouse
13/20
Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue
200 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Where power and beef meet in Philly. More...

Parc French
13/20
Park Rittenhouse
227 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Bustling brasserie adds a French accent to Rittenhouse Square. More...

Pod Asian
14/20
Dining Room at Pod, Philadelphia, PA The Inn at Penn
3636 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Conveyor-belt sushi bar in a funky, mod setting. More...

Prime Rib Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Prime Rib, Philadelphia, PA The Warwick Hotel
1701 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Old-school glam meets better-than-average beef palace. More...

R2L Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at R2L , Philadelphia, PA Two Liberty Place
50 S. 16th St., 37th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Contemporary American fare from chef-owner Daniel Stern. More...

Rouge European
14/20
205 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Rouge melds a come-hither ambience with fresh seasonal fare. More...

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse
13/20
The Rittenhouse Hotel
210 W. Rittenhouse Sq.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Prime beef at a prime location at the Rittenhouse Hotel. More...

Susanna Foo Gourmet Kitchen Chinese
14/20
Radnor Financial Center
555 E. Lancaster Ave.
Radnor, PA 19087
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First lady of fine Asian cuisine makes the Main Line her home. More...

Tinto Spanish
14/20
Dining Room at Tinto, Philadelphia, PA 114 S. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Inspired tapas, Basque-style, from Amada’s Jose Garces. More...

Trax Restaurant & Cafe American
14/20
Ambler Train Station
27 W. Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002
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Neighborhood gem right on track in Ambler. More...

Valanni Global
13/20
Dining Room at Valanni, Philadelphia, PA 1229 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Valanni delivers tasty global eats and potent cocktails. More...

Xochitl Mexican
12/20
408 S. Second St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Neighborhood favorite pairs authentic Mexican fare with a lively bar scene. More...

Zahav Israeli
14/20
Dining Room at Zahav, Philadelphia, PA 237 Saint James Pl.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Zahav is a shining example of modern Israeli cooking. More...

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