Lunch/Dinner Options

Food near conference venue/hotel

Lunch options near conference venue:

  • Franklin’s Table Food Hall: The food hall collects various vendors selling falafels, salads, pizza, etc.
    7min walk from the museum: University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • White Dog Cafe: contemporary American cuisine, dog-lover decor.
    7min walk from museum: 3420 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Cafe Brysi: Subs and Sandwiches
    5min walk from museum: 233 S 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • DIG: basic lunch in assembly line style.
    10min walk from museum: 140 S 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Lemon Grass Thai: Thai style cuisine restaurante
    7min walk from museum: 3131 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dinner options near hotel:

  • DanDan Rittenhouse: Sichuan/Taiwanese specialties restaurante
    126 S 16th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
  • Ambrosia: Great Italian, BYOB
    231 S 24th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • La Viola Bistro: Conference dinner location
    253 S 16th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
  • Cleavers: Philly Cheesesteak
    108 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant
    247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Regional Delicacies:

  • McDonald’s: Hamburgers, cheeseburgers and french fries. We recommend sampling the “Big Mac”.
  • Wawa: Iconic convenience store in the Pennsylvania / New Jersey region. We recommend sampling the “Sizzlis”.
  • Starbucks: Piping hot coffee roasted to perfection. We recommend the “pike place roast”.
  • Dunkin’ Donuts: Sugars of various complexity. We recommend the “wake-up wrap”.
  • Shake Shack: Hamburgers, hot dogs and milkshakes. We recommend the “SmokeShack”.
  • Philly Pretzel Factory: Variations on traditional German pretzels. We recommend the “pretzel dog”.  

Philly Cheesesteak (at your own risk)

  • Geno’s Steaks
    1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • Dalessandro’s Steaks
    600 Wendover St, Philadelphia, PA 19128
  • Woodrow’s Sandwich Shop
    630 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop
    1 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
  • Chubby’s Steaks
    5826 Henry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128
  • Mike’s BBQ
    1703 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • Oh Brother Philly
    206 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Campo’s
    214 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Cosmi’s Deli
    1501 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
  • Pat’s King of Steaks
    1237 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Speakeasy (bring your passport/US recognized ID):

  • Blind Barber, 1325 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Ranstead Room, 2013 Ranstead St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Hop Sing Laundromat, 1029 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107