This weekend is parents weekend, and you know what that means: dinner with the folks. This is your time to pull the broke college student card (we feel you) and have your parents take you out to eat as much as possible. When your parents ask where to go for dinner, make sure you show them this list.
1. Max London’s
Looking for somewhere upscale to take your parents? Max London’s is a must. They offer a wide variety of Italian fare, and make their mozzarella and ice cream in house. Their extremely popular wood fire pizzas are always topped with the freshest ingredients and made with love. By pairing with local farmers they offer sophisticated food that you and your parents will love. Check out their menu here.
Druthers is the perfect place to take your parents for the best mac and cheese they will ever have. Embodying the word Americana, Druthers has an endless menu of high end bar food that will keep you coming back for more. They also offer a wide variety of beers on tap. Their casual ambiance makes you feel at home making it the perfect place to catch up with your parents. Check out their menu here.
Wheatfields is the perfect place for Italian comfort food made with fresh, local ingredients. Few things are better than a hearty bowl of pasta on a fall day. With so many different types of pastas it will be difficult to pick just one. They offer a warm inviting environment that is sure to leave everyone in your family content. Check out their menu here.
4. Forno Bistro
Forno is full of warm vibes and authentic Tuscan food. If you’re looking to impress your parents and to take them somewhere classy, take them to Forno. Forno serves food with robust flavors that will make it a meal you and your family will not forget. Plus their upscale environment will make you forget, even just for the night, that you are a broke college student. Check out their menu here.
If you’re looking for the best Indian food in town, Karavalli fits the bill. Its relaxed atmosphere is a great place to take your parents. They offer a wide variety of traditional Indian food, including fantastic vegetarian and vegan options. The food is rich bursting with bold flavors making it an irresistible meal. Check out their menu here.
Cantina has a vibrant atmosphere and quality authentic Mexican food. It’s the place to go for the best tacos in town. Take a break from the usual Chipotle stop and step up your game with Cantina’s bright and creamy guac, succulent pulled pork, and cheesy quesadillas. Bonus: complimentary chips and fresh salsa. Check out their menu here.
7. Phila Fusion
If Asian fusion is your thing, try Phila Fusion. They offer a variety of authentic high end Asian food with everything from sushi to pad Thai. Their killer creamy and refreshing Thai iced coffee and iced tea will be sure to be to satisfy your thirst. The decor of the restaurant is sleek and modern creating an ambiance of upscale dinning. Check out their menu here.
8. Circus Cafe
Circus Cafe offers all American food at a price you can’t beat. Their whimsical atmosphere makes it a great place to unwind and grab a quick bite. Bonus: they give you popcorn while you wait for your food, and you can order cotton candy for dessert. Check out their menu here.
Enjoy your weekend and happy eating!