PHILADELPHIA - Escargot have been a delicacy for centuries.  They were first served by King Louis XIV in France. Chefs around the globe have since transformed this delicacy into their elevated creations. Philadelphia's Best Escargot Spots!

The Dutch

The Dutch, the popular breakfast-through-dinner eatery with a focus on reinventing the Pennsylvania Dutch classics, is offering a Mediterranean-inspired take on the French classic with the Escargot served with roasted peppers, ouzo, and feta, exclusively featured as a starter on the ever-evolving, seasonal The Dutch After Dark dinner menu.


Forsythia is Old City's modern, innovative French restaurant. The menu changes regularly and features a few signature dishes, such as Escargot. Kearse’s ultra-seasonal Escargot consists of chartreuse almond butter, pickled onions, and bergamot crouton.

Royal Boucherie

Royal Boucherie in Old City, a lively, atmospheric neighborhood bar and restaurant, offers a delicious, authentic take on this French delicacy to celebrate National Escargot Day. Its L'ail Noir Escargot is made with black garlic-braised escargots, ratatouilles, pansies, and crispy garlic. Escargot a L'all Noir features on Royal Boucherie's new all-day menu, available for weekday lunches, weekend brunches, and nightly dinner service.

Townsend EPX

Townsend EPX is Chef Townsend Wentz’s French-forward bar and restaurant on East Passyunk Avenue. The dinner menu features a variety of new takes on French classics, such as Escargot. Wentz's Escargot, prepared with roasted-garlic risotto cream and sorrel vermouth, is available a la carte or as part of the seasonal prix fixe menu.


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