Hook & Master Kensington's Pizza and Tiki Bar

PHILADEPHIA - Jose Garces' new Chicago-style pizzeria is a welcomed addition to the Kensington neighborhood. The restaurant, part tiki lounge, has a nautical theme and a tiki bar on the second floor. They offer takeout and dine-in pizza along with small seafood plates.

Hook & Master Kensington's Pizza and Tiki Bar

Hooks & Master's seat 80 people on the patio outside, 25 inside the eatery, and 45 upstairs in the Tiki Lounge. The menu features a selection of small plates and pizza pies. A second-floor tiki bar serves as a hangout. There's a seasonal outdoor dining area billed as an octopus garden.

Chicago Pan Pizza and Tiki Bar at Hook & Master in Kensington, Philadelphia

If you're looking for a place for a tasty, authentic Chicago-style pizza, Hook & Master is a good choice. The restaurant's pizza is created by Iron Chef Jose Garces.

The restaurant serves the Detroit-style version of pizza, and the Crust Pizzeria features a wide range of specialty toppings. The Chicago-style pizza has long hots and a thin crust. The South Philly style is perfect for those who prefer a thinner crust.

The restaurant also offers creative tiki drinks and light bites of seafood. Its menu is a diverse one. Its menu has many choices, and all of them are worth trying.

The restaurant also offers a takeout window. To order pizza, call ahead or make an online reservation. It's a great option for casual gatherings in the Kensington neighborhood.