-Courtesy of Aversa PR & Events
photo courtesy of Morgan’s Pier/ FCM Hospitality
FCM Hospitality and owner Avram Hornik announce that Morgan’s Pier (221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd) will start its 2022 season on Thursday, April 21st at 4:00pm. Philadelphia’s largest outdoor restaurant returns for its 11th season with relaxed bites, local brews, breathtaking views, live entertainment and energetic late nights.
From the kitchen, look for a new menu with tasty options like Oysters on the Halfshell, Seafood Cocktail, Tuna Tartare, Crab Cakes, Grilled Octopus, Pier Fries, Crispy Chicken Wings, Confit Pork Flatbread, Crispy Shrimp Roll, Prime Rib Sandwich, Porky Belly BLT, Ratatouille Grinder, Purple Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger and much more. The menu includes vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Items like the gluten-free grilled octopus with salsa Verde, pickled kumquat, and fennel or the confit pork flatbread with broccoli rabe pesto, sharp provolone, Calabrian chili and shaved parmesan will showcase how Morgan’s Pier has continuously thrived in their 11 years. The soon-to-be crowd favorite, the Epic Burger, will consist of a double patty, iceberg, tomato, caramelized onion, truffle mornay, honey pepper back bacon all stacked high in a big Marty’s seeded roll.
From the bar, look for thirst-quenching summer sips that include favorites from over the last decade plus new offerings. Highlights include the signature Watermelon Rickey, Summer Sangria, Aperol Paloma, Crushin’ It, Twisted Tea Bomb and Blueberry Lemonade. For all you beer lovers, this can be seen in their thirst-quenching beer selections, which include Poplar Pils, Bowline, and Pier Beer, an American IPA made exclusively for Morgan’s Pier compliments of Mainstay Independent (901 N. Delaware Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19123).
Live music and DJs are back for a full summer of programming, with DJ Ricky Lee, DJ Menace Cartel, DJ Xtina, DJ Beatstreet, DJ Meat Mill, DJ Pfef, and Dan Fisher kicking things off on opening weekend. Also look for Siempre Salsa Philly on select Wednesday evenings. Yappy Hour is back once a month to support the PSPCA.
Starting hours for the season are Mondays to Thursdays, 4:00pm to 2:00am, and Fridays to Sundays, Noon – 2 am. Guests can make reservations for dine-in service Mondays to Thursdays, 4:00pm – 9:45pm, Fridays to Saturdays, Noon – 8:45pm, and Sundays, Noon – 9:30pm. Kitchen hours are Mondays to Thursdays, 4:00pm- 10:00pm, and Fridays to Sundays Noon – 10:00pm. Reservations are encouraged during dining hours, with walk-up reservations available, space permitting. Reservations can be made by visiting www.morganspier.com/reservations. Walk-up bar service is welcome. For more information, please follow @morganspier or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Morgan’s Pier:
Owned and operated by FCM Hospitality, Morgan’s Pier is an outdoor restaurant against the backdrop of the Delaware River Waterfront. Named after George C. Morgan, the first person to cross the Ben Franklin Bridge, the “backyard beer garden” on Columbus Boulevard is an ideal spring, summer, and fall spot. In its inaugural season, Morgan’s Pier received the 2012 Excellence on the Waterfront Honor Award for Commercial Design from The Waterfront Center.
FCM Hospitality is a Philadelphia-based hospitality and entertainment company, managing bars, restaurants, and seasonal pop-ups throughout the region. The company is owned by Avram Hornik, a leader with more than 20 years in the hospitality industry, who has created some of the area’s most popular permanent and temporary venues in the city. Venues include Morgan’s Pier, Lola’s Garden, Concourse Dance Bar, Harper’s Garden, Rosy’s Taco Bar, Craft Hall, Juno, and The Garden at Cherry Street. For more information please go to https://www.fcmhospitality.com/ .