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 two weeks of discounted dishes at more than 20 restaurants. – Chelsea Karnash
What: Much like the Center City version, Manayunk’s second 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, April 13th with the all-day StrEAT Food Festival. Dining specials run Sunday, April 14th through Friday, April 26th.
Where: The city’s Manayunk neighborhood, located a short drive northwest of downtown.
Participating Restaurants: With 22 restaurants slated to participate, this year’s Manayunk Restaurant Week gives diners tons of options. Here are a few that are taking part:
Jake’s and Cooper’s
StrEAT Food Festival: Manayunk will be hosting the second StrEAT Food Festival to kick-off the neighborhood’s Restaurant Week. More than 30 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. 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.
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
For more on Manayunk Restaurant Week, visit: www.manayunk.com