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About Village WhiskeyPhiladelphia

Reservation Policy

  • Due to the size constraint of our restaurant (and because our burger is so damn good), we do not accept reservations. Additionally, it can be difficult for us to accommodate large groups during peak hours; to better serve our guests, groups of 6 or more cannot be guaranteed seating together.
    • To learn more, please contact our Events Team by email at or by calling 267-284-7979.

Chef Garces’ Favorite Spirit – and the Best Damn Burger in Town

  • Featuring a comprehensive selection of more than 200 whiskeys alongside what has been called the country’s best burger, Village Whiskey is an instant classic. Envisioned by Chef Garces as a spot where he and his team could enjoy a drink and a snack after a long night in the kitchen, the restaurant’s focal point is the central bar that is home to their near-encyclopedic catalogue of Chef Garces’ favorite spirit, whiskey. Our able bartenders shake and stir classic and contemporary cocktails in a space evocative of a Prohibition-era speakeasy.

About Chef Garces

Since opening his first restaurant, Chef Jose Garces has emerged as an enormous talent and one of the nation’s most gifted chefs and restaurateurs. He is a 2009 winner of the James Beard Foundation’s prestigious “Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic” award and one of only a few chefs in the country to hold the coveted title of Iron Chef. Chef Garces is also the author of two cookbooks, The Latin Road Home (Lake Isle Press, October 2012), a culinary and cultural tour of Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Cuba and Peru, and his stunning first cookbook, Latin Evolution (Lake Isle Press, Fall 2008).

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Garces Group Events

  • A note about our hours of Operations

    Monday, March 16, 2020 5:00 pm

    Due to the escalating situation surrounding COVID-19, we will be temporarily closing our restaurants for dine-in service in accordance with state and local mandates to ensure the safety, health and well being of our customers, employees and the city. We are taking the practice of social distancing seriously and support the actions our civic leaders are taking so that we can prevent further spread of the Coronavirus and set our sights on healthier times ahead.

    You can order your favorite Village dishes, like the Village Burger and our famous Duck Fat Fries, but please note: All Village Whiskey orders for pick up or delivery are being handled by our sister restaurant in Old City, The Olde Bar. Our hours of operations are 11AM-8PM daily.

    We are offering delivery and enhanced pick up options for your favorites from The Olde Bar, Village Whiskey, and Buena Onda.

    Learn more about Garces restaurants & delivery

About Village Whiskey Philadelphia

  • Neighborhood Rittenhouse
  • Food American
  • Alcohol 100+ Whiskeys - Full Bar
  • Good For Couples and small parties
  • Private Events? Yes! Find out more

Private Events

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Village Whiskey is the ideal venue for an event focused on great spirits, great cocktails and of course, great burgers and bar snacks.

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All Day from 5:00pm—10:00pm

Happy Hour from 5:00pm—7:00pm

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