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Holiday Celebrations

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.

Father’s Day
There is no place better to celebrate Father’s Day than where the founding father celebrated.  In addition to our a la carte menu our specials will be dedicated to some of the founding fathers favorite dishes.

Independence Day
Nowhere else on earth can you enjoy the 4ht of July where the very first 4th of July celebration took place!  City Tavern opens its doors at 11:30 for all to enjoy!

Thanksgiving, Completely Booked  
Chef Staib offers a traditional Thanksgiving feast featuring a four course meal including the entree, served family style, the traditional Thanksgiving turkey with all of the trimmings.  Enjoy your meal as musician stroll about making your holiday all the more enjoyable.  By far one of our most popular celebrations, we are accept reservations by phone only.  The cost is $89.95 per person, children 12 & under $34.95 (beverages, tax & gratuity are additional). Seating is still available at 1:00, 1:30, and then again at 7:30 & 7:45pm.  Please note we will require a credit card in order to make the reservation. (A cancellation fee of $50.00 per person will apply once we accept the reservation). Click here for the complete menu.

Christmas 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 musician stroll about 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 musician stroll about 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 Day
Start off the New Year with Chef Walter, City Tavern opens at 1:00pm serving our dinner menu.  Be sure to keep the German tradition of enjoying pork & sauerkraut believed to bring you prosperity in the New Year! For the complete menu click here.

Winter 2018 Restaurant Week, Dates to be detrmined 
As host of the Emmy Award winning, Chef Walter Staib has selected several of his favorite items from our regular menu as well as a few he has prepared on A Taste of History. City Tavern will offer both the Restaurant Week Prix & our a la carte during this time.
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Valentine’s Day, Tuesday February 14 from 3:00pm
The Most Romantic Night in Philadelphia

On Valentines Day, Tuesday February 14, 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.  $79.95 per person (tax & gratuity are additional) Click here to see the complete menu.  Please note reservations will not be accepted online as we will require a credit card number to confirm your reservation.  A cancellation fee will apply.
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Presidents Day Weekend
As host of the Emmy Award winning, Chef Walter Staib has visited & cooked in all of the first five presidents’ homes.  In honor of Presidents Day, Chef Staib dedicates City Tavern’s Special to some of first President favorite dishes.  Our regular menu will be available as well

Easter, Sunday April 1, 2018
Enjoy the beginning of Spring with Chef Staib special Easter brunch menu from 11:30 until 2:00.  For dinner, City Tavern offers our celebrated a la carte menu with our daily special dedicated to Easter favorites including Country Ham & Leg of Lamb. Please note reservations will not be accepted online as we will require a credit card number to confirm your reservation.  A cancellation fee will apply. Click here for the menu!

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 as credit cards are required to confirm your table. 
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