2020 Best Special Occasion Restaurants in Philadelphia Area

Birthday or Anniversary Dinners
in Philadelphia

Whether it's an anniversary dinner, graduation brunch, birthday or family reunion meal, special occasions call for special restaurants. Sure, it might turn out to be pricey, but these memorable meals don't come around very often.

Presented in alphabetical order, these top Philadelphia restaurants all have the goods — food, service, ambience — to make sure your next occasion is an affair to remember.

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Fork
15/20
Ingredient-driven, seasonal American cuisine in Old City. See More

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La Famiglia
15/20
All in the famiglia at this Florentine gem. See More

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Lacroix at The Rittenhouse
14/20
Gorgeous room, professional service and an imaginative menu. See More

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Morimoto
15/20
Contemporary Japanese cuisine from Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. See More

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R2L
15/20
Contemporary American fare from chef-owner Daniel Stern. See More

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Savona
14/20
The atmosphere is now considerably more informal, but Savona remains a destination for oenophiles. See More
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Vedge
14/20
Full flavored, all-vegan fare complemented by cocktails, wines and beers. See More
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Vetri Cucina
17/20
Sit back and entrust your hosts, Marc Vetri and Jeff Benjamin, to offer a feast of soulful Italian cooking. See More
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Volvér
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“Iron Chef” Jose Garces presents elaborate tasting menus that must be purchased in advance with tickets. See More

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