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135 S 18th Street Philadelphia, PA


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1737 Walnut Street NE Corner Philadelphia, PA


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about a.kitchen + a.bar

a.kitchen + a.bar are both contemporary American restaurants located in AKA Rittenhouse Square in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia.

a.kitchen boasts one of the country's most innovative wine and spirits programs and has been named One of America's Best Wine Restaurants by Wine Enthusiast and received the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator. Aclaimed Philadelphia Inquirer critic Craig LaBan also awarded a.kitchen Three Bells out of Four.

Under Executive Chef Eli Collins, a.kitchen's bistro spirit showcases a versatile menu that allows guests to stop by for a few small plates or enjoy a more traditional dinner, lunch, or breakfast.

a.kitchen meal with cocktail and chips on a platter
A diner cutting into plate of seasoned cucumbers and peppers
Brussel sprout and meat dish on white plate
Chef in open kitchen preparing a plate of vegtables
close view of colorful fresh vegtables on an open grill
Interior image of a.kitchen looking to dining area
Red motorcycle driving by cafe table with colorful vegtable and seafood dishes
Server holding platter of potatoes, green beans, and fish
Two diners cheers with glasses of rose wine and food on the table
Two women at a table with wine and glazed chicken
Women with cocktails sitting at a cafe table


135 S 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 215-825-7030

Enjoy indoor or outdoor seating. Our Outdoor seating area has heaters, but please still bundle up appropriately for the weather. Order pickup by calling the restaurant at 215-825-7030, or visit our Caviar page to order delivery.

Tues/Wed: 4 PM - 9 PM
lunch 12 AM - 3 PM, dinner 4 PM - 9 PM
lunch 12 AM - 3 PM, dinner 4 PM - 10 PM
brunch 11 AM - 3 PM, dinner 4 PM - 10 PM
brunch 11 AM - 3 PM, dinner 4 PM - 9 PM

Looking down the bar with patrons talking and bartenders working during the day
A bartender mixing a drink with a long silver spoon, wearing a turquoise ring
A male and a female bartender in front of wall of bottles
Close view of fresh pretzels on gray table
Bartender holding a tray of colorful cocktails
Illuminated hand holding a pink cocktail with a garnish and a.bar coaster below
Interior of a.bar looking down bar with candles and bottles on wall behind
Woman reaching for a pretzel with a pink cocktail and water glasses on table in front


1737 Walnut Street NE Corner, Philadelphia, PA 215-825-7035

a.bar is now open for takeout cocktails, al fresco dining and some inside seating. We also have a new wine shop so you can enjoy our cellar at home. Our sommelier is ready to assist you with any questions. a.bar is first come, first served.

Mon - Tues: Closed
Wed - Fri: 5 PM – 10 PM
Sat: 1 PM – 10 PM
Sun: 1 PM – 9 PM