Food & Drink

Guide To The StrEAT Food Festival And Manayunk Restaurant Week

September 20, 2013 8:00 AM

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(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Philadelphia-area Restaurant Weeks abound, and this time, it’s Manayunk’s turn! Head just 15 minutes northwest of Center City for an all-day foodie festival, followed by five days of discounted dishes at more than 20 restaurants. – Chelsea Karnash

What: Much like the Center City version, Manayunk’s Restaurant Week means discounted prix-fixe menus at restaurants galore. More than 20 eateries are participating, and menus are offered at three different price points: $10, $20 and $30.

When: Manayunk Restaurant Week kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 21st with the all-day StrEAT Food Festival. Dining specials run Sunday, Sept. 22nd through Friday, Oct. 4th.

Where: The city’s Manayunk neighborhood, located a short drive northwest of downtown.

Participating Restaurants: With twenty-two restaurants slated to participate, this year’s Manayunk Restaurant Week gives diners tons of options. For your options by price point, click here.

StrEAT Food Festival: Manayunk will be hosting the third StrEAT Food Festival to kick-off the neighborhood’s Restaurant Week. More than 35 of the city’s best food trucks are set to line up on Main Street (rain or shine) for all-day feasting on the cheap (11 a.m. – 5 p.m.). Specialties will range from ice cream and crepes to tacos and burgers. A restaurant tour will take hungry guests on a trek to a number of Manayunk’s great restaurants, and farmers’ markets and gourmet food vendors will set up shop in two neighborhood parking lots. Finally, Main Street businesses will be open so that visitors can eat, shop and listen to live music while exploring this vibrant hamlet.

For a map of the festival, click here.

Parking: Manayunk has ample street parking, but make sure to read any posted signs nearby or you might risk towing. There are also a number of lots and garages nearby.

For more information on parking and getting to Manayunk, visit: www.manayunk.com/parking

Black car service Uber will also be offering new customers two free rides up to $20 using the promo code: MNYKRestaurant13. For more information, click here.

For more on Manayunk Restaurant Week, visit: www.manayunk.com

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