Al Fresco Dining Dash

Fall is here in Philly and it is the perfect time of year to relish a delicious meal al fresco with comfortable temperatures and beautiful scenery all around.
Many Shop Penn restaurants are offering new fall menus and the opportunity to enjoy an outdoor dining experience in the University City neighborhood. You can even grab some food to go and relax on the picturesque Penn Campus at one of several tented outdoor seating areas that have recently been set up. Experience the gorgeous weather and the mouthwatering food from some of your go-to Shop Penn restaurants.
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3401 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The best food hall in West Philadelphia is open for business once again with DK Sushi, Goldie, High Street Provisions, KQ Burger, Papermill Fresh Asian Kitchen and Pitruco Pizza all ready to serve. Diners can grab a spicy garlic pizza from Pitruco, a Chicken Adobo Hoagie at High Street Provisions, or the fan favorite Spurrito from Papermill Foods, and complete the meal with a famous tahini shake from Goldie.  Enjoy it either on the patio right out back or under one of the many covered outdoor eating areas set up throughout the atmospheric Penn campus.

 

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3611 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

If you are looking for a bountiful brunch on a picturesque patio than look no further than Louie Louie, a European bistro in the heart of the district. There is something for everyone on their menu, whether your brunch choices lean more towards the refined like a Smoked Salmon Benedict or the guilty pleasure like the Don’t Tell Mom, a fruity pebble crusted french toast with cinnamon toast crunch mascarpone filling. At night, the patio is lit up like a Parisian street while diners partake in such offerings as Mushroom Gnocchi, Lamb Shank Osso Busso or Maryland Crab Cakes.

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3428 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Sansom Street has a whole new look these days with outdoor dining options galore and right in the middle of all of it is Federal Donuts. The Philly staple has several café style tables on their front patio perfect for breakfast and lunch. Pull up a chair and start the day off with a cup of coffee and one of their delicious fancy donuts or make a lunchtime trip over for their mouthwatering Korean-style fried chicken sandwiches while you soak in the vibe of the bustling street.

 

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222 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Some of the finest Greek food in all of Philadelphia can be found at Penn staple Greek Lady on 40th Street. Take advantage of their covered patio to enjoy some outdoor dining no matter the weather. The Greek Lady is a perfect lunchtime destination, with traditional Greek appetizers like Melitzanosalata, roasted eggplant whipped with olive oil & garlic or Tzatziki, and their signature Gyros with carved lamb, pork or chicken served on fresh made pita bread.

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4013 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

There is no better way to kick off a day than by enjoying a great  cup of coffee and a delish baked good outside. Metropolitan Bakery is the perfect a.m. pitstop to enjoy the sunrise while savoring their homemade granola or a chocolate croissant and a Cinnamon spice Latte. With café-style seating right out front, you can hit pause and soak up that crisp fall air.

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200 S. 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

If you want to dive into great-tasting, clean eating while sitting at a sunny outdoor table in the neighborhood, then a trip to Panera Bread is calling your name! Enjoy anything from breakfast sandwiches to wraps and salads, all while soaking up the spring weather from their expansive patio.  And when you go, make sure you don’t leave without enjoying one of their guiltily good pastries - a perfect cap to a delicious meal.

 

 

Franklin's Table

Louie Louie Bistro & Bar

Federal Donuts

Greek Lady

Metropolitan Bakery

Panera Bread