We all know first dates are the icebreaker, which means you’ll need a space to get really intimate with your partner. Finding a romantic spot in Philly is like trying to find the best cheesesteak eatery–there are so many! Fortunately, we have a list of nice locations that will have you head over heels.
“This place is trendy with a casual vibe. It was busy with enough seating to handle the crowd. They have coffee, tea, smoothies, lunch, and brunch.”- Brad G
– 2100 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA
If you want to enjoy coffee with privacy, La Colombe would be great to embrace your partner with the aroma of coffee in the air.
-1335 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, PA
-1414 South Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA
-130 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA
-100 S Independence Mall W (SW Corner of 6th & Market), Philadelphia, PA
“The people who work here are great and service is fast. Great art decorates the wall, lots of seating (and I mean a TON. almost like a maze), just a really great and chill atmosphere with excellent drinks.”- Diana X.
-620 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA
Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt Shops
“They give you generous amounts of ice cream and the option for froyo. The lines can get long during peak hours but it is well worth the wait for fresh ice cream.”- Yla. A
-711 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Get hit with nostalgia and delectable flavors all at once. Chill out and enjoy yummy traditional ice cream flavors while you enjoy your date. Tip: bring cash!
-116 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
“This little shop is quite a find. I have a true appreciation for places that put love and quality into their products. If you’re ever looking for somewhere to get a scoop or two (get two or you’ll regret it!) this is the place to go!”- Elizabeth O.
-9 West Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA
“Perfect for boozy brunch outdoors, plus vegan options – the general aesthetic is what any brunch enthusiastic is likely looking for. Family friendly.
Staff: The staff was accommodating, attentive, and efficient. No complaints.”- Sydney L.
-1253 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA
Mix celebrity mugshots and delicious food and you’ll get a diner that’s funny and creative!
-2424 E York St, Philadelphia, PA
“The place is small, with sketches all over the walls (hence the name). That makes for an interesting ambiance, but If you love burgers then this place is like heaven! Choose from a sirloin beef, American Kobe, turkey, or vegan burger.”- Ade. B
-413 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA
“What a great multiuse trail and (huge) park within the City of Philadelphia limits! Hiking, biking, fishing, running, dog walking; we saw it all! This was a great place to spend a few hours hiking, without having to drive out of the city a few hours.”- Kyle H.
-Valley Green Rd, Philadelphia, PA
A view of the river, Camden, and the Ben Franklin Bridge. If you visit this park during Spring or Fall, you can enjoy a nice breeze sitting on the rocks. Free and romantic.
-1199 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia, PA
“This is basically Philly’s Central Park. It is a very picturesque park and quite large. You can go hiking here, rowing, biking or just lounge around and hang out. In the spring, there are cherry blossoms too. Fairmount is definitely a way above average city park.”- Tyler L.
-Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA
“Listen, if I lived in Philly, I’d be here every Sunday for brunch. You can sit on the top deck with an amazing view, and its only 14 dollars for bottomless mimosas etc. Very cool ship as well.”- Jackson H.
-401 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
-50 S 16th St, Philadelphia, PA
“The food, the service, the downstairs bar, the clean lines of the dining room, and the staff all come together to deliver a wonderful evening. I would recommend this for a romantic date, for a business dinner, or for just having a glass of wine (the wine list is amazing).”- Joseph P.
-261 S 21st St, Philadelphia, PA
“The park has hammocks and chairs where one can lounge. They have a few food trucks. The park over looks the water. If you go at night, they light up the park. The hanging lights from the trees were lovely.”- Diana G.
-301 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
-909 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA
“Helium is a great comedy club, centrally located in center city Philly. They sometimes get big-name acts, and sometimes no-names who are up and coming, but they are always funny.”- Stephanie S.
-3320 Collins St, Philadelphia, PA