Kensington Quarters

American Gastropub

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Overview

Kensington Quarters serves local New American fare in a hybrid butcher shop-restaurant and bar. Located in Fishtown, changing dishes might include roasted pork shoulder with braised greens, potato torta and cracklins or mushroom lasagna. With a modern, spare decor marked by exposed rafters and views into the meat lockers, guests sip from global wines, craft beers and house cocktails like the Canela (blanco tequila, elderflower liqueur, cinnamon, lime).

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Accolades

- Number 25: 50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia 2016 - Philadelphia Magazine

Menu for Kensington Quarters

Main Menu

Pantry

  • Philly Bread Sourdough whipped lard, fermented cabbage
    $5.00
  • Mixed Charcuterie assorted meats, accoutrements
    $18.00
    $25.00
  • Fried Chicken honey & chili glaze, scallions
    $14.00
  • Beet Salad spiced almonds, feta, sherry vinaigrette
    $12.00
  • Pear & Radicchio Salad pears, birchrun blue, cider vinaigrette
    $13.00
  • Crispy Potatoes garlic chili aioli
    $6.00
  • Beef Tartare cured egg, potato chips, caesar dressing
    $15.00
  • Parsnip Ravioli parsley, st. malachi
    $16.00

Oven

  • Butternut Squash Tart caramelized onions, hidden hills allegheny cheese
    $12.00
  • Mushroom Toast sourdough, garlic confit, camel's back cheese
    $13.00
  • Lasagna smoked chicken ragu, st. malachi cheese
    $22.00
  • Spicy Carrots harissa, seven stars yogurt, lime
    $13.00
  • Cherry Grove Baked Cheese buttercup brie, pine nut pesto, garlic confit, focaccia
    $13.00
  • Lamb Cassoulet white beans, lamb sausage, breadcrumbs
    $18.00

Grill

  • Spicy Beef garlic & chili marinade, sesame, hot pepper kraut
    $14.00
  • Smoked Kielbasa mustard, potato salad
    $9.00
  • Hungarian Sausage mustard, pickles
    $9.00
  • Duck Breast sweet potato, shiitake, pickled cranberry
    $17.00
  • Swordfish heirloom squash, coriander, herb salad
    $26.00
  • Pork Shoulder braised greens, potato torta, cracklins, lemon gelee
    $25.00
  • Pork Chop bacon-braised cabbage, whole grain mustard
    $30.00
  • KQ Burger raw cheddar, garlic chili aioli, house brioche
    $18.00
  • NY Strip jerusalem artichokes, beef jus
    $48.00
  • Mixed Grill all the meats, seasonal sides
    $100.00

Dessert

  • Dark Chocolate Pudding orange cardamom cookie, olive oil, sea salt
    $10.00
  • Caramelized Almond Cake cranberry curd, whipped ricotta
    $10.00
  • Sourdough Apple Fritters sour cream ice cream, brandy caramel
    $10.00

Drinks

Cocktails

  • Holidays at the Thompsons' wild turkey, cranberry shrub, lemon, walnut bitters
    $13.00
  • Vera Cruiser mezcal, cocchi americano, cinnamon, lemon
    $13.00
  • St. Giles Missus gin, st. elder, ginger, lemon, egg white
    $11.00
  • Mister Obvious rum, dolin dry, lemongrass simple, lime, ango, bubbles
    $11.00
  • The Marquis rye, byrrh, lemon saccharum, sparkling wine
    $12.00
  • Side Piece cocchi rosa, montenegro, fernet branca, lemon
    $13.00

Tap Wine

  • Muscadet Serve Et Maine, Fay d' Homme, Loire, France 2014
    $11.00
  • Arneis D'asti, Indie Wineries, Piedmont, Italy 2015
    $11.00
  • Albana 'Vigna Rocca', Tre Monti, Romagna, Italy 2015
    $10.00
  • 'Love' Red, Broc Cellars, Solano County, CA 2015
    $13.00
  • Grenache 'L'indigene', Martin Texier, Chinon, France 2015
    $11.00
  • Cot 'Carbo', de Combel-La-Serre, Cotes du Lot, France 2015
    $12.00

Bottled Wine

Bubbles

  • La Collina Lunaris secco, malvasia dell'emilia, n.v., Italy. Honeysuckle-candied apple-dry
    $53.00
  • Ca' Dei Zago Col fondo, prosecco di valdobbiadene n.v., Italy unfiltered-eccentric-yeasty
    $64.00
  • Jean-Pierre Baudouin prestige, champagne n.v., France. Red fruits-herbs-bright
    $110.00
  • Grange Tiphaine Rosa rosé rosam, 2013, france tart strawberry-petillant natural
    $67.00

White

  • Flos De Pinoso Bianco, macabeo, airen, 2012, spain. Lively-fruity-clean
    $42.00
  • Billsboro Dry riesling, 2012, new york. Peach-stone-racy
    $53.00
  • La Monacesca Verdicchio di matelica, 2010, italy. Brine-white peppercorn-rare
    $61.00
  • Casata Monfort Blanc de sers, vanderbara, vernazza, veltliner rosato, nosiola, 2010, italy. Elegant-ripe citrus-sage
    $78.00
  • Martin Arndorfer Strasser weinberge, gruner veltliner, 2012, austria. Spicy-complex-fresh acidity
    $58.00
  • Domaine Philippe Tessier Cour cheverny, romorantin, 2011, france. Honey-quince-mint
  • Sebastien Riffault Les quarterons sancerre, sauvignon blanc, 2011, france. Bretty-golden apple-dried fruit
    $82.00
  • Guillot-Broux Macon-villages, chardonnay, 2012, france. Round-brioche-flint
    $61.00
  • Dirty & Rowdy Semillon, 2012, california. Jalapeno-fennel pollen-rock
    $84.00

Red

  • Jean Paul Dubost Beaujolais villages, gamay, 2013, france. Vivid-berry fruits-juicy
    $52.00
  • Montebruno Pinot noir, 2012, oregon. Barnyard-earthy-silky
    $78.00
  • Domaine Cousin-Leduc Pur breton, cabernet franc, 2012, france. Bing cherries-chalk-apple core
    $68.00
  • Terres Des Chardons Bien luné, syrah, grenache, 2012, france cassis-violet-gentle herbs
    $54.00
  • Alessandro Speri Prodigo, malbec, 2008, argentina soft tannin-vanilla-plum
    $58.00
  • San Fereolo San fereolo, dolcetto di dogliani superiore, 2004, italy. Anise-leather-pomegranate
    $84.00
  • San Lorenzo Rosso piceno, montepulciano, sangiovese, 2011, italy. Licorice-dark fruit-spice
    $56.00
  • Chateau La Haie Bordeaux, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, 2010, france. Unoaked-balanced-complex
    $56.00
  • Iuli Rossore, barbera del monferrato superiore, barbera, 2011, italy. Elegant-ripe cherry-plum
    $70.00
  • Ngeringa J e syrah, 2009, australia. Tobacco-clove-black pepper
    $74.00

Brunch

On the Light Side

  • Seven Stars Yogurt house made granola, honey, fruit
    $11.00
  • Apple Cake brandy caramel, apples, whipped cream
    $11.00
  • Pear & Radicchio Salad birchrun blue, croutons, cider vinaigrette
    $13.00
  • Beet Salad spiced almonds, bolton feta, sherry vinaigrette
    $12.00
  • Spicy Beef garlic marinade, sesame, kimchi
    $14.00
  • House Made Charcuterie assorted meats, accoutrements
    $18.00
    $25.00

Entrees

  • Two Eggs choice of meat, toast, potatoes
    $14.00
  • Scrapple French Toast sunny egg, maple syrup, sage brown butter
    $15.00
  • Sweet French Toast whipped ricotta, cranberry curd, dark chocolate
    $14.00
  • Steak & Eggs ribeye, two eggs, chimichurri
    $22.00
  • Pork Shoulder Benedict biscuit, poached eggs, hollandaise
    $15.00
  • Egg Sandwich smoked ham, pickled chili, hot sauce cheddar
    $14.00
  • Lamb Cassoulet baked egg, lamb sausage, focaccia
    $16.00
  • Fried Chicken honey & chili glaze, scallions
    $14.00
  • KQ Burger raw cheddar, brioche bun, garlic chili aioli
    $18.00
  • Pulled Pork vinegar sauce, slaw, brioche bun
    $15.00

Sides

  • Add an Egg
    $2.00
  • Baby Greens
    $5.00
  • Potatoes
    $5.00
  • Toast
    $5.00
  • Scrapple
    $6.00
  • Bacon
    $6.00

Lunch

Main

  • Grilled Cheese Head Cheese pork head cheese, raw cheddar, pickles, chilies
    $13.00
  • Mixed Charcuterie local cheese, pickles, sourdough
    $14.00
    $22.00
  • Beet Salad candied almonds, feta, honey sherry vinaigrette
    $10.00
  • KQ Burger raw cheddar, garlic chili aioli
    $15.00
  • Smoked Kielbasa mustard, spicy kraut, potato salad
    $12.00
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich vinegar sauce, slaw, brioche bun
    $14.00
  • French Omelette chilis, raw cheddar
    $13.00
  • Fried Chicken mixed greens, yogurt dressing, radish
    $14.00

Happy Hour

Drinks

  • Cocktail of the Day
    $7.00
  • Draft Beer of the Day
    $4.00
  • Red & White Wine of the Day
    $6.00

Snacks

  • KQ Burger raw cheddar, garlic chili aioli, house brioche
    $10.00
  • Hungarian Sausage mustard, pickles
    $5.00
  • Mixed Charcuterie daily accoutrements
    $5.00
  • Ham & Cheese Tartine sourdough, brie, fermented chili
    $5.00
  • Mushroom Toast garlic confit, Meadowset Camel's Back cheese
    $5.00

1310 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Modern, Rustic
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Outdoor Dining, Singles
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (267) 314-5086
  • Private Dining Room: No