Celebrate Dad at These Local Restaurants

Father’s Day is a time to shower your dad or other guy in your life with love and gratitude. But let’s be real: The best way to their heart is likely through their stomach!

Most fellas would love to skip the gifts and instead celebrate the occasion with a sumptuous meal out with the kids, spouse and other loved ones. Luckily for everyone, there are scores of mouthwatering restaurants right near your 1500 Locust apartment that will help you make this Father’s Day the best yet. If you want to do the holiday right this year, consider making reservations at one of these restaurants to score some major points with Dad:

Barclay Prime: If Dad’s a carnivore, save up your coins and take him to Barclay Prime, three blocks from your 1500 Locust apartment. Barclay is considered the king of steakhouses in Center City. With a sleek look and sophisticated feel, complete with crystal chandeliers, and an unparalleled steak menu, a trip to Barclay Prime will really impress your special guy.

Devon Seafood & Steak: From seared scallops to crab cakes, Devon’s seafood selection is unmatched. Its rotating list of daily specials, which depend on the catch of the day, speaks to the freshness of the menu. Non-fish eaters can even get suited here, as Devon, three blocks from your 1500 Locust apartment, has an impressive selection for meat lovers.

Vedge: If your dad’s trying to count calories, or you’re attempting to get him on board with your vegetarian lifestyle, venture over to Vedge, three blocks from your 1500 Locust apartment. Vedge is one of the leading vegetarian restaurants in the area and is known for putting a unique spin on traditional vegetarian favorites, made entirely with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. If Dad is wary of vegetarian, break him in with one of Vedge’s hearty, award-winning meals.


Barclay Prime

237 S. 18th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19103



Devon Seafood

225 S. 18th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19103




1221 Locust St.

Philadelphia, PA 19107