City Tavern is committed to providing each guest with an authentic historical dining experience, including fresh, farm to table cuisine made daily in our kitchens. Reservations for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Dinner, New Year’s Eve Dinner, Valentine’s Day, Easter Brunch & Mother’s Day will not be available on line, please call us directly at 215-413-1443 when planning these special occasions. Additional information is included below.
Easter, Sunday April 1, 2018
Enjoy the beginning of Spring with a special Easter brunch menu from 11:30 until 2:00. For dinner, City Tavern offers our celebrated a la carte menu with our daily specials being dedicated to Easter favorites including Country Ham & Leg of Lamb. Please call 215-413-1443, to make reservations as a credit card number is required to confirm your reservation. $42.95 per person & $26.95 per child 12 & under tax, gratuity & beverages are additional. Holiday reservations are not available online.For the complete menu click here.
Mother’s Day, May 13, 2018
City Tavern’s regular menu will not be available so Chef Staib may present a very special feast in honor of Mothers Day. We will serve our four course prix fixe menu featuring our founding mothers’ favorite recipes from 11:30am through 8:00pm. Please call 215-413-1443 to book your table today, on line reseravtions are not accepted as a credit card number will be required to confirm your table. For the complete menu click here.
Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, 2018
There is no better place to celebrate Father’s Day than where the founding fathers dined and celebrated. In addition to our a la carte menu, our specials will be dedicated to some of our founding fathers favorite dishes.
Nowhere else on Earth can you enjoy Independence Day where the very first 4th of July celebration took place! City Tavern opens its doors at 11:30 for all to enjoy!
Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, 2018
Chef Staib sets aside his a la carte menu for the holiday so he may offer his Thanksgiving feast, a four-course meal served family style, featuring the roasted turkey with all the traditional trimmings. Enjoy your meal as musicians stroll about making your holiday more enjoyable. By far one of our most popular celebrations, details and pricing will be finalized as the date approaches &we will begin accepting reservations October 1st.
City Tavern offers a special four-course holiday feast with choices of appetizers, soup or salad, 10 featured entrees & a selection from our dessert tray. Enjoy your meal as musicians stroll around the dining rooms, making your holiday all the more enjoyable. To join us for this event please call City Tavern directly at 215-413-1443. A credit card will be required to confirm reservations (a $50.00 per person cancellation fee will apply). For the complete menu click here.
New Year’s Eve
City Tavern offers a special four-course holiday feast with choices of appetizers, soup or salad, 10 featured entrees & a selection from our dessert tray. Enjoy your meal as musicians stroll about making your experience all the more enjoyable. To join us for this event please call City Tavern directly at 215-413-1443. A credit card will be required to confirm reservations (a $50.00 per person cancellation fee will apply). For the complete menu click here.
New Year’s Day
Start off the New Year with Chef Staib. City Tavern opens at 1:00pm and will be serving from the dinner menu. Be sure to uphold the German tradition of enjoying pork & sauerkraut; believed to bring you prosperity in the New Year!
Winter 2019 Restaurant Week
Dates to be announced
City Tavern will offer three-course prix fixe menus honor of Center City District’s Restaurant Week. When making plans please remember Restaurant Week does not include Saturdays.
Valentine’s Day, The Most Romantic Night in Philadelphia
On Valentines Day, City Tavern’s regular menu will not be available. Instead, Chef Staib will create the Most Romantic Evening in Philadelphia. The night to remember is prepared you only need make a reservation, the evening will include a candlelit dinner in one of City Tavern’s elegantly appointed dining rooms. You will enjoy strolling musicians playing in the background while you sip champagne. Chef has even arranged for every ladies to leave with a rose. The complete menu will be available as the date approaches.
Presidents Day Weekend
As host of the Emmy Award winning A Taste of History, Chef Walter Staib has visited & cooked in all of the first five presidents’ homes. In honor of Presidents Day, Chef Staib prepares special menu items inspired by some of our first Presidents favorite dishes. Our regular menu will be available as well.