A Taste of the Amalfi Coast in Rittenhouse

Chef Townsend Wentz's renowned coastal Italian restaurant, Oltremare, has recently welcomed Executive Chef Sean O'Brien back to the Townsend Wentz Restaurant Group. With O'Brien's return, the restaurant has unveiled exciting new seasonal menus that capture the essence of the Amalfi Coast's vibrant culinary traditions.

A Taste of the Amalfi Coast in Rittenhouse
A Taste of the Amalfi Coast in Rittenhouse

Oltremare Unveils All-New Seasonal Menus with Executive Chef Sean O'Brien at the Helm

O'Brien, a Pennsylvania native with experience at several TWRG establishments, brings his passion for modern Italian cuisine to Oltremare. The new dinner menu showcases a symphony of fresh seafood and handcrafted pasta dishes, inspired by the sun-drenched flavors of the Amalfi Coast.

Must-Try Dishes:

  • Roasted Scallops: A delicate dance of flavors with heirloom cherry tomatoes, charred corn, serrano pepper, and salsa verde.
  • Hamachi Crudo: A refreshing crudo featuring kumquat, Calabrian chili, and blood orange.
  • Vongole: A classic Italian dish elevated with little neck clams, spicy n'duja, white wine, and sourdough gremolata.
  • Frutti di Mare: A seafood lover's dream, this dish features a medley of shrimp, calamari, mussels, clams, and squid ink pasta.
  • Crab Cavatelli: Indulge in fresh crab meat tossed with cavatelli pasta, peas, fava beans, and cherry tomatoes.
  • Swordfish alla Griglia: A perfectly grilled swordfish steak served with fennel, mussels, n'duja, and a flavorful tomato saffron broth.

Creative Cocktails and Extensive Wine List:

Complementing the culinary delights, TWRG Beverage Director Andrew Hicks has curated an impressive selection of amaros, Italian wines, and innovative cocktails. Signature drinks like the Bad Flamingo, Howlin' at the Moon, and Infante are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

An Elegant Ambiance:

Located just blocks from Rittenhouse Square, Oltremare offers an inviting and sophisticated atmosphere. The spacious dining room, intimate bar area, and mezzanine provide ample seating for guests to enjoy their culinary journey. The decor, inspired by the Amalfi Coast, features cool blues, white marble, wood accents, and lush greenery, creating a serene and stylish setting.

Plan Your Visit:

Oltremare is open for dinner service Tuesday through Sunday from 4:30 PM to 10 PM. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made through Resy.

A Culinary Destination:

With Chef Sean O'Brien at the helm, Oltremare is poised to become a premier culinary destination in Philadelphia. Its commitment to fresh, seasonal ingredients, innovative cuisine, and exceptional service promises an unforgettable dining experience for all who enter its doors.