2021 Bastille Day: Philadelphia bars and restaurants celebrate with specialty food and beverages, and a block party in the East Market
French National Day Bastille Day is celebrated on Wednesday, July 14th, and French restaurants and bars in Philadelphia commemorate the occasion by offering specials for the festival, such as cheese boards, champagne and Foie gras.
You can’t go out on Wednesday and you have the opportunity Celebrate the Bastille Day celebration at a block party on Sunday. Here are some special products:
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Good King Tavern (614 S. Seventh Street)
On Wednesday, The Good King Tavern will host a Bastille Day party from 3 to 9 pm. Outdoors there will be French street food and wine, as well as a full menu inside.
Le Caveau upstairs will open and serve wine and French hot dogs.
like (1537 11th Street)
The restaurant on East Passyunk Avenue offers happy hour specials from 5 to 7 pm on Wednesday. Guests can enjoy 6 East Coast oysters cooked in champagne wood rhinoceros and a glass of blanc de blanc for $10.
This offer is only applicable to walk-in seats in the bar or outdoor terrace.
Forsythia (233 Chestnut Street)
French restaurants in the old town will celebrate Bastille Day by serving foie gras at a special price of $20 throughout the week. This dish includes grilled foie gras with elderflower pickled green plums and pistachios, served with toasted rye bread.
Royal Butcher (52 S. Second St.)
Royal Boucherie, also located in the old town, offers Bastille Day celebrations with wine and cheese for $35.
The special discount on Wednesday is applicable to indoor dining, bar seating and outdoor dining in the roof garden on the second floor.
park (227 18th Street)
At Rittenhouse, Parc will celebrate Wednesday with a special menu that includes ice cream sandwiches. The restaurant will also be divided into children offering crafts, balloon art and water spray stations from Saint-Germain from 3pm to 5:30pm.
East Market will host a festival from 1pm to 6pm on Sunday, which will include special French-style food and beverages from Iron Hill Brewery and Wayward, live music performances and photo booths.
Admission is free, and food and beverages can be purchased a la carte.