An orange liquor license application spotted at the former Route 6 has revealed that Robert and Benjamin Bynum are opening a restaurant at the corner of Broad and Mt. Vernon Streets. The Bynums previously owned Zanzibar Blue in the basement of the Bellevue years ago. The new restaurant will feature Southern food and live jazz. But when I spoke with partner Harry Hayman earlier, he explained it will certainly not be a return of Zanzibar.
The plan is to feature national jazz acts, grabbing headliners who might be performing in New York to come down to Philadelphia during the week. The restaurant ...
NORTH BROAD — Route 6 is calling it a day, according to the Insider. Stephen Starr’s take on New England seafood shacks failed to connect and will see its final service this Thursday, March 20. Starr hopes to re-open the space with a new concept in the fall. [Philly.com]
Lobster Month at Route 6 | Photo via Starr Restaurants
Route 6 seemingly scored a homerun with its Lobster Mania promotion in October. I definitely heard more people talking about Stephen Starr’s East-Coast seafood restaurant last month than since it opened.
So it isn’t much of a surprise that Route 6 is extending its deal through November. Prices on select lobster dishes are chopped almost in half.
$5 menu at Garces Trading Co. | Photo by Emily Teel
It’s the last week of October and that means a couple of good deals are coming to their end. Route 6 has been hosting Lobster Month with half-off several lobster-centric dishes on their menu. And the poorly named Garces-tober at Garces Trading Company will be bowing out after October 31st. The deal is as good as the name is bad though with a $5 bar menu being offered from 3 to 7 p.m.