220 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel. 215.731.1100

  BLISS: MODERN AMERICAN CUISINE  

220 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 | 215.731.1100

 

Bliss Restaurant was named one of the top 20 new restaurants by Esquire Magazine, and was voted as one of the 50 best restaurants by Philadelphia Magazine. Bliss features an upscale menu with Modern American cuisine.  

Located in the heart of center city Philadelphia along the "Avenue of the Arts", Bliss is a short walk from the Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, Merriam Theatre, and nearby Rittenhouse Square. And conveniently located just next door is The Bellevue, which houses many upscale retail shops, the Hyatt Hotel, and The Sporting Club. Bliss is also a short ride from the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia, which is easily accessible by public transportation.  

Whether you're looking for a special place to dine before or after the show, or just looking for a great night out in downtown Philadelphia, Bliss is the ideal spot for lunch, dinner, and cocktails. With its warm decor, comfortable setting, and convenient location, Bliss is the perfect place for any occasion.  

Welcome to Bliss! We look forward to serving you.

 

bliss: modern american cuisine

 CASUALLY ELEGANT 

220 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 | 215.731.1100

Dress Code Casually Elegant
Kitchen Hours Monday - Thursday 11:30 am to 10:00 pm
Friday - Saturday   11:30 am to 11:00 pm
Sundays 11:00 am to 8:30 pm
Seating 50 main dining room, 32 in mezzanine, 20 outside, 10 at the bar
Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 4:00 to 6:00   Click here for details.   
Credit Cards     All credit cards are accepted.
Parking Discounted parking next door in the Bellevue garage.
Private Parties Bliss' Mezzanine level can accommodate up to 32 guests for a sit down dinner or cocktail party. Special menus & pricing available. Restaurant buyouts are also available for larger parties.

bliss: modern american cuisine

 Dining Room, Mezzanine & Bar 

220 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 | 215.731.1100

bliss: modern american cuisine

 Lunch - APPETIZERS 

 
Fried Chesapeake Bay oysters, caramelized shallot aioli

 

Bay scallop ceviche, pickled vegetables, blood orange, wasabi fish roe

 

Filet Oscar, jumbo lumbo crab, asparagus and tarragon vinaigrette

 

Pig wings, pomegranate BBQ sauce

 

Daily flatbread

 

Veal tortelloni, pancetta, parmesan, thyme butter

 

 Lunch - Salads 

 

Cobb Salad
grilled chicken, avocado, gorgonzola, tomato, cucumber, egg, bacon, lemon vgt.

 

Bliss Salad
spring greens, candied walnuts, gorgonzola, grapes, aged balsamic and evoo

 

Grilled Asp Salad
lardoons, quail egg, pecorino, truffle vinaigrette

 

Shaved fennel salad
greens, watermelon radish, blood orange vinaigrette

 

Panzanella Salad
toasted focaccia, tomato, cucumber, red onion, basil, sherry vinaigrette


 

 Lunch - Sandwiches 

 

Bliss Burger
LTO, cheddar, house sauce

 

Grilled Cheese
telaggio, basil oil, tomato basil soup

 

Fried Chesapeake Bay Oysters Po-Boy
shaved romaine, remoulade, baguette

 

Crispy Chicken Cutlet
spinach, provolone, basil oil

 

Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
caper sauce, brioche roll

 

  

 
 

 Lunch - Kobe Burger 

 
 

 Lunch - Entrees 

 

Pan Seared Trout
asparagus, pistachio butter

 

Porcini Dusted Scallops
beluga lentils, aged balsamic

 

Steak Frites
Hangar steak chimichurri style

 

Mezze Rigatoni
bay scallops, wild mushroom cream sauce

 

Grilled Lamb Porterhouse
fig-mint jam, goat cheese polenta, spinach

 

 Lunch - Cheese and Charcuterie 

Weekly selection of 4 hard cheeses, 4 soft cheeses and 2 salumi

 
~served with sliced apple, fig jam, candied walnuts, honey and crostini~

Choice of three... 13    Choice of four... 15    Choice of five... 17

~all single cheeses and charcuterie are available for 5 each~


Soft Cheeses

Bleu d’Auvergne
cow milk; France

Cherry Grove Toma
cow milk; NJ

Harbison Brie
cow milk; Vermont

Delice de Bourgogne
cow milk; France


Hard Cheeses


Appenzeller
cow milk; Switzerland


De Murcia al Vino
goat milk; Spain

Mastorazio Pecorino
sheep milk; Italy

Beemster XO Gouda
cow milk; Holland


Charcuterie

Felino Salame

Sweet Soppressata





 

 Lunch Prix Fixe 

THREE COURSES 23.5

 

Appetizer: Soup or Bliss Salad

 

Entrée: Chicken or Salmon

 

Dessert: Gelato or Sorbet

 

*Prix Fixe:

No substitutions. Cannot split or share items. Cannot combine with any other promotion or discounted offer



For parties of six or more a 20% gratuity is added.


 

  

 
 

  

 
 

bliss: modern american cuisine

 

Dinner

 Sharing Plates - First Course 

 

Fried Chesapeake Bay Oysters

caramelized shallot aioli   12

 

Bay Scallop Ceviche

blood orange, pickled vegetables, wasabi fish roe   12

 

Grilled Octopus

Mediterranean olives, arugula, lemon, basil   12

 

Filet “Oscar” Carpaccio

jumbo lump crab-asparagus salad, tarragon vinaigrette   13

 

Goat Cheese Crostini

roasted mushrooms, spring onions, basil oil   10

 

Merguez Sausage

dried cherry-mint mostarda, harissa yogurt sauce   11

 

Flatbread

cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil   11

 

Bliss Salad

candied walnuts, red grapes, gorgonzola, aged balsamic,

extra virgin olive oil   9

 

Grilled Asparagus Salad

lardoons, fried egg, shaved pecorino, truffle vinaigrette   10

 

Shaved Fennel Salad

watermelon radish, blood orange vinaigrette   9

 

Panzanella Salad

toasted focaccia, tomato, cucumber, red onion, basil,

sherry vinaigrette   9

 

Pasta

 

Veal Tortelloni

shiitakes, pancetta, thyme-brown butter   12/24 entrée

 

Bucatini Carbonara

pancetta, spring peas, quail egg, parmesan   12/24 entrée

 

Mezze Rigatoni

bay scallops, sweet tomato, spring onion-cream sauce   13/25 entrée

 

  

 
 

 Dinner - Cheese and Charcuterie 

Weekly selection of 4 hard cheeses, 4 soft cheeses and 2 salumi

 
~served with sliced apple, fig jam, candied walnuts, honey and crostini~

Choice of three... 13    Choice of four... 15    Choice of five... 17

~all single cheeses and charcuterie are available for 5 each~


Soft Cheeses

Bleu d’Auvergne
cow milk; France

Cherry Grove Toma
cow milk; NJ

Harbison Brie
cow milk; Vermont

Delice de Bourgogne
cow milk; France


Hard Cheeses


Appenzeller
cow milk; Switzerland


De Murcia al Vino
goat milk; Spain

Mastorazio Pecorino
sheep milk; Italy

Beemster XO Gouda
cow milk; Holland


Charcuterie

Felino Salame

Sweet Soppressata





 

 Dinner - Entrees 

 

Pan Seared Halibut
braised fennel, wild mushroom-leek broth   36

 

Pocono Trout
grilled asparagus, herb salad, pistachio butter   28

 

Porcini Dusted Scallops
beluga lentils and pancetta, aged balsamic   32

 

Pan Seared Striped Bass
lemon-fried cauliflower, romesco sauce   35

 

Balsamic Braised Boneless Short Ribs
chive whipped potatoes, grilled vegetable   28

 

Lamb Porterhouse
goat cheese polenta, sautéed spinach, mint yogurt   36

 

Hanger  Steak
chimichurri, chorizo stuffed poblano, queso fresco   30

 

Brick Grilled Cornish Game Hen
prosciutto, sage, roasted pepper, whipped potatoes. butter au jus   25

 

Veal Tortelloni
shiitakes, pancetta, thyme-brown butter sauce   24

 

Bucatini Carbonara
pancetta, spring peas, quail egg, parmesan   24

 

Mezze Rigatoni
Bay scallops, sweet grape tomatoes, spring onion-cream sauce   25


 

 Dinner - Sides 

~all sides are available a la carte for $5 each~

 

Chive Whipped Potatoes

 Shaved Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

Spinach w/ Oil & Garlic

 Crispy Lemon Cauliflower

Roasted Vegetables

  

 

 

For parties of six or more a 20% gratuity is added.


 

  

 
 

  

 
 

  

 
 

  

 
 

  

 
 

bliss: modern american cuisine

 

EVENTS

 happy hour and special events 

220 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 | 215.731.1100

 

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Join us for Happy Hour at the Bliss Bar Monday through Friday, 4 PM - 6 PM!

 

$3 Yuengling Lager

$5 Glass Wines

$6 Specialty Martinis

$4 Blue Moon, Corona, Heineken, Heineken Light, Sly Fox Pikeland Pils

HALF PRICE BAR MENU

* Bar seating only.

* Cannot be combined with any other promotion.

bliss: modern american cuisine

 Visit, call or email us 

We are located in the heart of center city Philadelphia on Broad Street



Address
220 S. Broad St. (between Walnut & Locust)
Philadelphia, PA 19102 - see map

Phone
215.731.1100

Fax
215.731.0229

Email
blissrestaurant@msn.com


Staff
Proprietor: Christ Dhimitri


Chef:


General Manager: Chris Nanni






Reservations
Email us at blissrestaurant@msn.com, call 215.731.1100, or visit
www.opentable.com

Private Parties
For information contact Chris Nanni at 215.731.1100

Gift Cards
Bliss gift cards are available. Stop in to purchase, or call and we will gladly mail your card to any address. You can also visit our Gift Card page to purchase your gift card directly through our website.  All credit cards accepted.