Despite the growing popularity of destination restaurants, the traditional steakhouse remains a place that offers a classic meal guaranteed to satisfy your palate and sate your hunger without having to rely on unusual ingredients and flashy presentations, writes Jason Sheehan for Philadelphia magazine.
With an ingredient list that has mostly remained unchanged for decades, steakhouses offer a classic meal for the days when you do not want to wade through a complicated menu.
There are a number of steakhouses in Philadelphia that have managed to survive and thrive amidst an evolving restaurant scene. And Seven Stars Inn at 263 Hoffecker Road in Phoenixville is among the best.
The restaurant has been around for centuries, which, of course, means it has had more than enough time to perfect the art of grilling a steak. And it shows.
Dating back to 1736, the Seven Stars Inn predates most American steakhouses. Yet, for 250 years, it has continued to serve not only one of the best steaks, but also a number of other delicious choices, such as a lobster tail or mushrooms stuffed with crabmeat.
Read more about the best steakhouses in Philadelphia magazine here.