Cherry Street Pier Returns

Executive Director of PhillyGayCalendar
FCM Hospitality announces the opening of even more socially distanced outdoor dining just in time for this week’s beautiful weather and warmer temperatures. 
The Garden at Cherry Street Pier is back for its first-ever full spring, summer and fall season. After a special pop-up preview late last summer, the outdoor waterfront oasis returns with 20,000 square feet of space filled with beer-garden vibes, 250 shaded covered seats, blooming flowers, lush greens, ceiling height trees, historic architecture and the best views in Philadelphia of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
Get ready to pair stunning waterfront views with seasonal sips and delicious local fare from the same hospitality group that brought you recent openings for Lola’s Garden, Juno and the 10th Season for Morgan’s Pier. 
Seating is now available with reservations for up to 250 guests. New this year, look for an updated menu, delivery of food and drink right to your table, an all-new contactless ordering system, and rentals for private events.
The Garden is a top destination for neighbors, city-dwellers and tourists combined – and is one of the largest footprints in the city for an outdoor restaurant. The Garden is perfect for families with little ones by day, and for families, friends and date nights both day and night. 
"FCM Hospitality is excited to bring The Garden back to Cherry Street Pier for an entire full season in 2021.Following our recent openings for Morgan's Pier, Lola's Garden and Parks on Tap Cherry Blossom Edition, we are back for a full spring, summer and fall on the Delaware River with an outdoor dining oasis that is your new go-to location for an impromptu staycation, family afternoon or evening date night. We have created an entire pop-up experience on the waterfront that allows patrons to practice physical distancing while soaking up the vibes, views, sips and bites that made this one of Philadelphia's top new outdoor dining destinations last summer."
Avram Hornik
FCM Hospitality Owner

For food, look for a menu of casual bites including sandwiches, salads, dips, snacks – as well as pastries and breads from the famous Lost Bread Co. Highlights from the opening menu include Warm Lost Bread Co. Pretzels and Spicy Mustard, Jalapeno Dip with Corn Tortilla Chips, Burrata with Broccoli Rabe, Calabrian Chili and Pretzel Crostini,  Chopped Salad, Grain Salad, Chilled Soba Noodle Salad, Smoked Turkey Wrap, Blackened Cauliflower Wrap, Cherry Street Hoagie, Kid’s Hot Dog, and more. 

For beverages, look for all of your favorite summer sips and seasonal selections, including beer, wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages.  Notable selections include beer created at FCM Hospitality’s Craft Hall by Mainstay Independent Brewing (Poplar Pils, Constitution Lager, Meander Pale Ale, Bowline IPA, King Laird Weiss, Park Pale Ale) and also Philadelphia’s first black-owned brewery Two Locals Brewing Company.  The bar menu will also include Bud Light Seltzers, Angry Orchard Cider, Coastal Watermelon Wine Selzer and Truly Iced Tea. For cocktails, look for Cherry Street Sour, River Sunset and Frozen Margarita. Wine selections will include Rose, White and Prosecco. Non-alcoholic beverages will include Lemonade, Red Bull (Regular, Sugar Free, Tropical, Watermelon) and Bottled Water. 
Wednesdays – 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Thursdays – 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Fridays –  5:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturdays – 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sundays –  12:00pm to 9:00pm
Please note that Cherry Street Pier also has a special section adjacent to The Garden for those wishing to stop for a socially distanced photo opportunity and to enjoy the view without dining.

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