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8 Amazing Charcuterie Boards That Will Transport You To Another Country

By Antonia DePace | August 30, 2017 | Food & Drink

A good charcuterie can be hard to find, especially when you’re used to the best from traveling. Luckily for us, Philadelphia’s food scene is top notch, and offers hundreds of amazing dishes to choose from. As this can become overwhelming, we’ve rounded up some of the best charcuterie plates in the city so you don’t have to go searching yourself.



This charcuterie plate isn’t for the timid as Chef Eli Collin’s options are for those looking to feast. Giving guests the chance to choose from three to five options, the menu item features delectable options like mouthwatering pork and bacon country paté, oxtail and carrot terrine, duck rillettes, and more. Not to mention that each plate comes with High Street bread and house-made pickles. 135 S. 18th St., 215-825-7030



For a more traditional French charcuterie, visit Parc in Rittenhouse Square. Not only will you get to indulge in an array of artisanal meats, country pâté, and chicken liver parfait, but will have the true Parisian experience by leisurely dining outside as well. 227 S. 18th St., 215-545-2262


Garces Trading Co.

Can’t choose between charcuterie or cheese? At Garces Trading Co. you don’t have to as they offer a drool-worthy Charcuterie and Cheese platter. With choices like manchego, country paté, napolitana piccante, and more, this is the best dish for those craving savory and salty. 1111 Locust St., 215-574-1099



As award-winning chef Jose Garces explores Spanish tapas with a contemporary twist, it is no surprise that he has added a charcuterie to the menu. Guests can enjoy chorizo pamplona, cured Iberian pork shoulder, jamón serrano, and more. Can’t decide on which meats to choose? Order mixto—a combination of two-to-three meats—and enjoy a variety of the charcuterie options. 217-219 Chestnut St., 215-625-2450



Experience charcuterie the French way at this luxurious and modern restaurant. When ordering charcuterie off of the bar menu, guests are able to choose from three, five, or seven cheeses to accompany a delectable selection of high quality meats. Per tradition, each board is brought out with a banana-date jam, fresh fruits, and spiced pecans. 120 South 17th St., 215-569-8300


The Dandelion

Available during lunch and dinner hours, this charcuterie board is one not to miss. Guests are able to choose from four options: Chicken and Duck Liver Parfait, Smoked Salmon and Trout Pâté, Bacon-Wrapped Pork Terrine, and Beef Tartare—all of which come with their own toasts. 18th and Sansom Sts., 215-558-2500


Cinder Copper and Lace

Known for their natural ciders and sour beers, Cinder Copper and Lace sources from sustainable and quality products. This is no exception when it comes to their charcuterie plate. Always served with six items, the current charcuterie board is served with chicken liver mousse, prosciutto rossa, herbs du Provence salami, piccante salami, duck rillets, and housemade pâté. 1500 Locust St., 267-761-5582


The Little Lion

Guests never get bored with the charcuterie and cheese boards at The Little Lion. Featuring 3 chef-selected meats, the options change weekly to keep things interesting. Not to mention that they are served with house-made pickles, olives, whole grain mustard, grilled artichokes, and crostini. 243 Chestnut St., 267-273-0688

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