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Live Like A Local
Live Like A Local
Eat
Alyssa Petty

Alyssa Petty

Sales Manager

  • Fork has been an Old City fixture since it opened in 1997.  Snag a reservations & experience inventive, delicious, modern American cuisine.

  • Han Dynasty has been voted one of the best Chinese restaurants in the nation by CNN. The Dan Dan Noodles will change your life!

Drink
Jessica Lavin

Jessica Lavin

Hotel Manager

  • El Vez Blood Orange Margaritas are to die for. Don't forget to take a few late night pictures in their classic photo booth.

  • A fun spot for drinks in the summer is Morgan’s Pier. Overlooking the Delaware River, it has amazing views & lots of tasty cool beverages. 

Wellness
Lauren DeRidder

Lauren DeRidder

Private Dining Coordinator

  • Take a beautiful stroll through the 92-acre Morris Arboretum or experience the forest from 50 ft. up on a canopy walk!

  • After you have had your tasty cakes & cheese steaks, get into shape with Rocky Balboa and climb the stairs of the Philadelphia Art Museum

Play
Marvin Shuler

Marvin Shuler

Accounts Receivable

  • “Ride the Duck” with a Philadelphia Duck Tour! This tour shows you the sights in Philly & takes you for a splash in the Delaware River. 

  • Buffalo Billiards offers 8 professional full sized pool tables along with 2 full bars & a large quantity of flat screen TVs for your viewing pleasure. 

Retail therapy
Allison D'Amora

Allison D'Amora

Sales Manager

  • Fabric Row has a ton of fabric stores but also has become a hot spot of vintage shops, antiques, shoes, bikes, art, cafés, & books!

  • Smak Parlour has fun, unique clothing & accessories at affordable prices. My definition of retail therapy is a good find at a good price, & supporting local businesses.

One of a kind
Melissa Braff

Melissa Braff

Revenue Analyst

  • Brooklyn Flea Philly brings a unique selection of more than 100 hand-picked artisans, antiques merchants, & food vendors to The Piazza at Schmidt’s each Sunday this summer. 

  • Take a self-guided tour to view the more than 3,000 examples of wall art, or join one of The Mural Arts Program’s guided tours.

For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorites, contact Hotel Monaco's concierge at (215) 925-2111.

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