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Come for dinner, stay for the show!

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Whether you prefer a beautiful buffet dinner with seasonal fare, a picnic on the lawn, or delicious, freshly-prepared casual food and drink on your way to your seat, the Mann offers a variety of dining and drink options. Our chefs incorporate organic, health-conscious, alternative ingredients. We offer a variety of vegetarian and vegan options in our locations and can accommodate most other dietary restrictions upon request. There are also several bars positioned throughout the venue offering premium cocktails, craft beer, wine, and soft drinks.

Photo of Crescendo Restaurant at the Mann Center

Crescendo Restaurant

Sitting at the top of the Mann’s lawn with commanding views of the Philadelphia skyline, Crescendo offers a wonderful pre-concert dining option in its spectacular tented, open-air restaurant. Enjoy a buffet of seasonal and international fare served alongside a great wine list, craft beers, and summer specialty drinks. Reservations are highly recommended, as Crescendo is often sold out. To learn more, visit our Crescendo page. 

Image of Crescendo Bar & Grill at the Mann Center

Top of the Hill Concessions: Food and Drink with a View

Walk to the top of the lawn and enjoy casual, summer fare complete with the most breathtaking views of the Philadelphia skyline.

  • Blues BBQ: tasty BBQ sandwiches and sides
  • Craft Beer Garden: seasonal selections of craft beer
  • Tot Summer Days: featuring a variety of loaded tater tots
  • Cheesesteak 215: offering classic, chicken, and veggie cheesesteaks
  • Skyline Bar & Grill: beers and cocktails with light bites, including summer salads and grilled sandwiches
Beer garden at the Mann

Independence grill

Citizens Bank Plaza Food Kiosks

With easy access to your seats, enjoy your favorite concert fare, including healthy food options and craft beers, in Citizens Bank Plaza.

  • Independence Grill: offerings include the Mann Burger, BBQ Pork Sandwich, Beet + Summer Squash Baguette, Squash Salad, and great fries
  • It Takes 2 to Taco: featuring delicious tacos, nachos, and more
  • Ritas Water Ice

Picnic tables at the Mann

Picnics: prepared by us, for you!

Bring your blanket and leave the cooking to us! Picnic baskets will be ready and waiting for you when you arrive at your performance. Delicious summer picnic dinners include fried chicken, cornbread, summer squash salad, and summer fruit salad. For more information, visit our Picnics page. 

Food trucks at the mann

Food Trucks

Available for select concerts, food trucks vary nightly and are located at the Top of the Hill. Look for information about food trucks in our pre-concert emails or follow us on Twitter @MannCenter for real-time Tweets about which food trucks are on site for each concert.


Donor terrace party at night

Donor Terrace & Garden

The exclusive Donor Terrace & Garden is beautifully landscaped and twinkle-lit, complete with all the amenities. This private space reserved for Members of the Mann is the perfect spot to enjoy relaxed conversation, drinks, and light fare. For more information, visit our Donor Terrace & Garden page.