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Serving up a unique cocktail and dining experience, the refreshed ARTBAR offers art-infused cocktails and an updated menu featuring breakfast along with evening small plates. As featured in USA Today and Philadelphia Style Magazine, ARTBAR is the perfect spot for guests and locals to sip, dine and mingle in a fresh and contemporary space, located in the lobby level of the Sonesta Philadelphia.

Sonesta’s Food is Art philosophy is reflected in each dish – gastronomic specialties that are both delectable and designed with art in mind. Featuring local fare and a variety of small plates, Art Bar is an ideal setting for social gatherings.Take advantage of the warmer weather by dining alfresco with our new outdoor seating along 18th street - the best place for people watching!

Start your day off in the City of Brotherly Love with an array of grab and go breakfast options including bagels, breakfast sandwiches, fruit and yogurt. Sip on a cappuccino or latte while preparing for your busy day in our sleek and sophisticated setting.

Join us in the evening for Happy Hour and unwind over mouthwatering appetizers and drink specials. Enjoy our extensive list of local and domestic brews, fine wines, and spirits. Signature hand-crafted cocktails add color to the menu, with drinks such as “Whistler’s Mother” named after our Whistler Ballroom or the Pop Art favorite “Warhol’s Wild Raspberries”.

Planning on dining at Ruth’s Chris, the Art Bar is a great place for a pre and post cocktail. Need a place to host Happy Hour? Art Bar is the go to place. Contact the Sales Department for more information.


  • Breakfast 6:30am - 10:00am (and 11:00am on Sundays)
  • Small Plates 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Happy Hour M-F 5:00pm - 7:00pm