The top restaurants around the city give us a taste for partying.
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, in Rittenhouse, can accommodate myriad private dining experiences, including weddings.
Blue20 Seafood Grill + Bar
In addition to a private dining room that comfortably fits up to 30 guests, this Cherry Hill seafood house offers a captain’s table perfect for exclusive dinner parties. Seating up to 12 people, the table features a curtain that creates a private ambience to enjoy with loved ones. 1906 Marlton Pike W., Cherry Hill, NJ, 856-662-0297
Blue Bell Inn
This restaurant and bar will be tenting and heating its well-known, picturesque patio for the month of December. The popular space, equipped to fit up to 75 guests, was part of the extensive renovation the historic venue undertook in 2013. Marketing Manager Mary Alana Kurz adds, “We will transform [the outdoors] into a decorated winter wonderland.” 601 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA, 215-646-2010
Caffe Aldo Lamberti
Top-notch service, fresh cuisine, and a modern atmosphere make this South Jersey venue a must for your next holiday gathering. With the ability to entertain up to 150 guests within seven private spaces, the eatery creates custom catering packages. Take your event to the next level by hosting in one of Caffe’s three unique wine cellars. 2011 Rte. 70 W., Cherry Hill, NJ, 856-663-1747
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
The steak isn’t the only reason to have your next rendezvous at Davio’s. Whether you choose the penthouse floor for a private dining experience or the Skyline Patio for the dramatic views, the staff at this Italian eatery is dedicated to making sure every detail of your event is taken care of, even accommodating dietary preferences—Davio’s offers vegetarian, gluten-free, and kosher dishes. 111 S. 17th St., 215-563-4810
This Latin American-and Caribbean-inspired eatery provides special menus for private parties ranging from 15 to 100 people. With two floors available, the restaurant offers buffet and family-style catering, including its signature arroz con pollo Cubano, a mixture of Cuban-style saffron rice with pieces of chicken breast, Cuban chorizo, and green olives. 1141 Pine St., 215-592-0363
“The atmosphere allows our guests to feel like they are on vacation, even though they are still in the city,” says Rosita Lamberti, operations manager of this Amalfi Coast–inspired restaurant in Society Hill. “Whether in the mood for a quiet and low-key event or a fun and upbeat party, our guests can make it what they want it to be.” 212 Walnut St., 215-238-0499
Cozy up to the chef’s table and enjoy any of the featured winter items, from wood-grilled pork tenderloin to creamy roasted butternut squash soup with shiitake mushroom tips. With state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities and live nightly music at the piano bar, Seasons 52 will guarantee your gathering is as f lawless as your meal. King of Prussia Mall, 610-992-1152
Located on the top of the Hyatt at The Bellevue, the new American restaurant provides the perfect backdrop for any event. Its wine hall, set up next to the hotel, features traditional wine closets, two large oak dining tables, and large windows that will offer your 40 guests a picturesque view of City Hall. 200 S. Broad St., 215-790-1919