Tax Day Planner

Whether you got a refund or owe a fortune, find the Philadelphia spots that fit your new budget on April 17.

Updated: March 17, 2008

Where to Splurge


Barclay Prime

237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Newfound Philly high rollers should indulge in the famed $100 Kobe beef cheese steak and Veuve Clicquot split.


Boyd's Philadelphia

1818 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Cash in on the latest looks by Armani and Stella McCartney at Philly's top service-oriented clothier.


Richel D'Ambra Spa & Salon

10 Avenue of the Arts Third Fl, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Relieve taxing stress with a couple's massage and one of the city's top-rated manicures and pedicures.


Bec-Fin (Le)

1523 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Dinner at Chef Georges Perrier's prix-fixe, five-star legend comes with an unlimited dessert cart that's worth its weight in gold.


Morimoto Restaurant

723 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Iron Chef Morimoto's high-style temple of perfectly prepared sushi, tempura and fusion delectables is worth the weighty check.


Wells Fargo Center

3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Shell out 400 big ones to receive Flyers' rink-side season tickets, primo parking and Lexus Club access.


Where to Save


Mc Glinchey's Bar & Grill

259 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Hot dogs for under a buck, cheap beer and a great jukebox keep those strapped for cash feeling flush.


Jean Madeline Aveda Institute

315 A Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Future top-earning stylists and massage therapists give the royal treatment at rock-bottom prices while honing their crafts.


Dirty Frank's Bar

347 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

One of Philly's favorite student and art-scene watering holes rocks superior tunes and cheap brews.


Landmark Ritz At The Bourse

400 Ranstead St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

See the latest highbrow flicks on Wednesdays for just $6 at these stepped-up theaters.