Just in time for the outdoor dining season, Liberty Point, located on the Philadelphia waterfront adjacent and wrapped around the waterfront side of Independence Seaport Museum, will host it’s grand opening on Tuesday, May 3. Located at 211 S. Columbus Blvd, FCM Hospitality now runs Philadelphia’s largest outdoor restaurant.
The giant sprawling 28,000 square foot restaurant can host up to 1,400 people at one time, and feature three main levels of food, drinks and live entertainment, plus smaller sub-levels, a live music stage, five bars and the most breathtaking views of the water in the city.
Embracing the outdoor seasonal environment, Liberty Point offers a casual dining menu of bites, sandwiches, salads and raw bar selections. Serving a refreshing menu of beer, wine, summer drinks and cocktails that will keep you cool while enjoying the sunshine and have you staying to see the sunset.
Liberty Point is a restaurant five years in the making for Avram Hornik and his team at FCM Hospitality. He said, “For 5 years I’ve been working with the management of the Independence Seaport Museum to develop a concept that would utilize the amazing river views from their large outdoor decks. The restaurant was scheduled to open in spring of 2021 but was delayed due to covid. We are thrilled to take things to the next level for outdoor, riverfront dining in Philadelphia. We are full steam ahead for an April opening in time for the beautiful weather. This will time to open with our other outdoor properties, including Morgan’s Pier.”
For the name, Liberty Point is inspired by the history of Philadelphia and it’s waterfront and a celebration of the Liberty which is at the heart of the American Identity. It is a celebration of freedom, an area of land that juts into a body of water, and a point of liberty to enjoy your freedom by socializing with friends and family. Liberty is what sailors were granted when their ship docked at port and they were allowed to go ashore and experience the town.
With this new project, Hornik will have six pemanement, seasonal and pop-up concepts along the Philadelphia waterfront with Craft Hall, Unleashed Bark and Beer, Morgan’s Pier, River Beer Garden pop-up, The Garden at Cherry Street Pier and now Liberty Point.
Opening week hours are as follows:
Tuesday, May 3rd: 4 pm – Close
Wednesday, May 4th: 4 pm – Close
Thursday, May 5th: 4 pm – 2 am
Friday, May 6th: Noon – 2 am
Saturday, May 7th: Noon – 2 am
Sunday, May 8th: Noon – 2 am
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