Best gardens in Philadelphia

Check out the top gardens in Philadelphia, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Frankford Hall

1. Frankford Hall

host-0host-1host-2
69 local reviews
1210 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia
Open now
+1 215-634-3338
BarRestaurantFood
Chris
Outdoor beer garden with indoor space also. It's a Steven Starr restaurant so the quality is solid. They have …
Sasha
Frankford Hall is a Philly-style Beer Garden that is fun for groups and families. There are games for the kid…
Christy
Outdoor beer garden with huge pints of beer, German style! Don't forget to grab a Bavarian pretzel or deliciou…
1. Frankford Hall

1. Frankford Hall

host-0host-1host-2
69 local reviews
1210 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia
Open now
+1 215-634-3338
Chris
Chris
Outdoor beer garden with indoor space also. It's a Steven Starr restaurant so the quality is solid. They have table tennis and Jenga and Ger…
Sasha
Sasha
Frankford Hall is a Philly-style Beer Garden that is fun for groups and families. There are games for the kids and for the young at heart. …
Christy
Christy
Outdoor beer garden with huge pints of beer, German style! Don't forget to grab a Bavarian pretzel or delicious sausage while enjoying a gam…
2. Philadelphia Museum of Art

2. Philadelphia Museum of Art

host-0host-1host-2
179 local reviews
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-763-8100
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Matt
Run the Rocky Steps, take in some great works of art, but be sure to check out the trails and gardens behind t…
Melissa
Run up the steps like Rocky, then immerse yourself in a world-class art museum. It's almost impossible to expl…
Steve
Wonderful art. Where "Rocky" ran up the steps. 15 minute drive. Very close to Boat House Row.
2. Philadelphia Museum of Art

2. Philadelphia Museum of Art

host-0host-1host-2
179 local reviews
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-763-8100
Matt
Matt
Run the Rocky Steps, take in some great works of art, but be sure to check out the trails and gardens behind the museum.
Melissa
Melissa
Run up the steps like Rocky, then immerse yourself in a world-class art museum. It's almost impossible to explore in one day, so try to budg…
Steve
Steve
Wonderful art. Where "Rocky" ran up the steps. 15 minute drive. Very close to Boat House Row.
3. Memphis Taproom

3. Memphis Taproom

host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
2331 East Cumberland Street, Philadelphia
Open now
+1 215-425-4460
BarRestaurantFood
Anna
The Local Pub!! Excellent beer range, a great beer garden and good comfort food
Keren
Great beers on tap, gourmet hot dog truck outdoors in the beer garden. Great restaurant inside, can't miss thi…
Jamie
The pork sandwich here is my absolute favorite. They also have a great beer garden for the nice days.
3. Memphis Taproom

3. Memphis Taproom

host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
2331 East Cumberland Street, Philadelphia
Open now
+1 215-425-4460
Anna
Anna
The Local Pub!! Excellent beer range, a great beer garden and good comfort food
Keren
Keren
Great beers on tap, gourmet hot dog truck outdoors in the beer garden. Great restaurant inside, can't miss this while staying here.
Jamie
Jamie
The pork sandwich here is my absolute favorite. They also have a great beer garden for the nice days.
4. The Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop

4. The Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop

host-0host-1host-2
6 local reviews
713 North 4th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 267-639-2442
CafeFoodPoint of interest
David
This is the most magical place in Philly. Come for the tea, art, people, back garden, and just to hang out.
David
This is the most magical place in Philly. Come for the tea, art, people, back garden, and just to hang out.
Andrew
Calming place to have tea
4. The Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop

4. The Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop

host-0host-1host-2
6 local reviews
713 North 4th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 267-639-2442
David
David
This is the most magical place in Philly. Come for the tea, art, people, back garden, and just to hang out.
David
David
This is the most magical place in Philly. Come for the tea, art, people, back garden, and just to hang out.
Andrew
Andrew
Calming place to have tea
5. Talula's Garden - Restaurant Philadelphia

5. Talula's Garden - Restaurant Philadelphia

host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
210 West Washington Square, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-592-7787
BarRestaurantFood
 Monika
Please take a walk around Washington Square and check out this unique restaurant with an amazing garden terrac…
Gary
High-end charmer crafts seasonal American cuisine in a chic farmhouse setting with a summer garden. Tourists ·…
Michael & Aline
Amazing food, amazing drinks, and beautiful garden like atmosphere. Very pricey, but perfect on a night that …
5. Talula's Garden - Restaurant Philadelphia

5. Talula's Garden - Restaurant Philadelphia

host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
210 West Washington Square, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-592-7787
 Monika
Monika
Please take a walk around Washington Square and check out this unique restaurant with an amazing garden terrace.
Gary
Gary
High-end charmer crafts seasonal American cuisine in a chic farmhouse setting with a summer garden. Tourists · Usually a wait · Great cockta…
Michael & Aline
Michael & Aline
Amazing food, amazing drinks, and beautiful garden like atmosphere. Very pricey, but perfect on a night that you want to sit outside.
6. Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

6. Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

host-0host-1host-2
13 local reviews
100 Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-878-5097
ParkMuseumPoint of interest
Omar
Shofuso, also known as Japanese House and Garden, is a traditional 17th century-style Japanese house and garde…
Rachel
Shofuso, also known as Japanese House and Garden, is a traditional 17th century-style Japanese house and garde…
Melissa J.
This is in the section of fairmount park near the house. A legit japanese house in a garden has tea ceremonies…
6. Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

6. Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

host-0host-1host-2
13 local reviews
100 Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-878-5097
Omar
Omar
Shofuso, also known as Japanese House and Garden, is a traditional 17th century-style Japanese house and garden now located in Philadelphia'…
Rachel
Rachel
Shofuso, also known as Japanese House and Garden, is a traditional 17th century-style Japanese house and garden now located in Philadelphia'…
Melissa J.
Melissa J.
This is in the section of fairmount park near the house. A legit japanese house in a garden has tea ceremonies - look at schedule in advance…
7. Le Virtù

7. Le Virtù

host-0host-1host-2
12 local reviews
1927 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-271-5626
BarRestaurantFood
Darryl
Cuisine of Italy's Abruzzo region showcased via pasta & salumi, plus warm-weather garden seating.
Rachel
Fresh pastas, beautiful garden seating, wine.
Evan
Cuisine of Italy's Abruzzo region showcased via pasta & salumi, plus warm-weather garden seating.
7. Le Virtù

7. Le Virtù

host-0host-1host-2
12 local reviews
1927 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-271-5626
Darryl
Darryl
Cuisine of Italy's Abruzzo region showcased via pasta & salumi, plus warm-weather garden seating.
Rachel
Rachel
Fresh pastas, beautiful garden seating, wine.
Evan
Evan
Cuisine of Italy's Abruzzo region showcased via pasta & salumi, plus warm-weather garden seating.
8. Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

8. Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

host-0host-1host-2
49 local reviews
1020 South Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-733-0390
Art galleryMuseumPoint of interest
Omar
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) inspires creativity and community engagement by educating the public about …
David
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is an encompassing mosaicked art environment envisioned and created by Philadelph…
Dan
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is a non-profit organization, folk art environment, and gallery space on South St…
8. Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

8. Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

host-0host-1host-2
49 local reviews
1020 South Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-733-0390
Omar
Omar
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) inspires creativity and community engagement by educating the public about folk, mosaic, and visionary ar…
David
David
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is an encompassing mosaicked art environment envisioned and created by Philadelphia artist Isaiah Zagar in the …
Dan
Dan
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is a non-profit organization, folk art environment, and gallery space on South Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylv…
9. Philadelphia Zoo

9. Philadelphia Zoo

host-0host-1host-2
38 local reviews
3400 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-243-1100
ZooPoint of interestEstablishment
Rachel
America's first zoo, is a 42-acre Victorian garden that is home to more than 1300 animals, many of them rare a…
Omar
You won't want to miss the Unite State's first Zoo. Located in the Centennial District of Philadelphia it boo…
Steve
I have been a member over 20 years. I personally LOVE America's First Zoo! You must go up in the zoo balloon …
9. Philadelphia Zoo

9. Philadelphia Zoo

host-0host-1host-2
38 local reviews
3400 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-243-1100
Rachel
Rachel
America's first zoo, is a 42-acre Victorian garden that is home to more than 1300 animals, many of them rare and endangered.
Omar
Omar
You won't want to miss the Unite State's first Zoo. Located in the Centennial District of Philadelphia it boosts a 42-acre garden that is h…
Steve
Steve
I have been a member over 20 years. I personally LOVE America's First Zoo! You must go up in the zoo balloon on a clear day...
10. Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

10. Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
100 East Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-247-5777
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Jordan
The Morris Arboretum is absolutely beautiful, and just the right size for an afternoon or a morning of explora…
Michelle
Especially if you have a car, this beautiful arboretum within city limits (but about a 25 min driver) is a bea…
Omar
The 92-acre Morris Arboretum in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill section offers an ever-changing landscape that en…
10. Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

10. Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
100 East Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-247-5777
Jordan
Jordan
The Morris Arboretum is absolutely beautiful, and just the right size for an afternoon or a morning of exploration. We highly recommend the …
Michelle
Michelle
Especially if you have a car, this beautiful arboretum within city limits (but about a 25 min driver) is a beautiful space. Tree house too!…
Omar
Omar
The 92-acre Morris Arboretum in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill section offers an ever-changing landscape that enticed more than 135,000 people…
11. Penn's Landing

11. Penn's Landing

host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
Penn's Landing, Philadelphia
NeighborhoodPolitical
Eric
This is a park with pop up beer gardens, roller skating in warm weather and ice skating in the winter. Also n…
Joseph
Penn's Landing serves as the site for several summertime events in the city. Festival Pier at Spring Garden St…
John
Attractions along the Delaware River
11. Penn's Landing

11. Penn's Landing

host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
Penn's Landing, Philadelphia
Eric
Eric
This is a park with pop up beer gardens, roller skating in warm weather and ice skating in the winter. Also nearby are restaurants, museums…
Joseph
Joseph
Penn's Landing serves as the site for several summertime events in the city. Festival Pier at Spring Garden Street serves as a venue for out…
John
John
Attractions along the Delaware River
12. Fairmount Park

12. Fairmount Park

host-0host-1host-2
43 local reviews
Fairmount Park, Philadelphia
NeighborhoodPolitical
Mary
Who doesn't love a nature walk? Visit the Japanese tea Garden, Take a trek along Forbidden Drive. Ride your bi…
Matthew & Julie
Don't miss the Azalea Garden and if you are a runner or a cyclist, you will love exercising here!
Cliff
This park is along the river. There's row classes, fishing, summer beer gardens. Bike trails that lead to sout…
12. Fairmount Park

12. Fairmount Park

host-0host-1host-2
43 local reviews
Fairmount Park, Philadelphia
Mary
Mary
Who doesn't love a nature walk? Visit the Japanese tea Garden, Take a trek along Forbidden Drive. Ride your bikes up to Valley Green, bring …
Matthew & Julie
Matthew & Julie
Don't miss the Azalea Garden and if you are a runner or a cyclist, you will love exercising here!
Cliff
Cliff
This park is along the river. There's row classes, fishing, summer beer gardens. Bike trails that lead to south philly or north to Manayunk …