For fine dining not far from Rittenhouse Claridge, try Meritage. Customers love the ambience of this charming and cozy restaurant. Seating just 55 people, Meritage lends itself to intimate evenings with friends, family, or a date. The interior has hardwood floors and is filled with both natural and atmospheric lighting. The design and decor are colorful, simple and elegant. Meritage's bar faces a window, offering a pleasant view of 20th Street. On warmer nights, enjoy the outdoor seating.
Meritage's atmosphere can only be matched by its food. It offers contemporary and seasonal American fare, as well as an excellent selection of wines and cocktails. Try the seared salmon, served with quinoa and a refreshing herb puree. Come Tuesday nights when Meritage provides a vegetarian menu and vegan tasting menu. Gluten free options are also available.