KEATING’S ROPE AND ANCHOR BAR + KITCHEN 2018-01-25T00:25:14-05:00

Project Description


201 S Christopher Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19106

A social eatery where friends gather over Waterfront views, toast to milestones, and where loved ones retreat to savor the flavors of Penn’s Landing.

Keating’s Rope and Anchor Bar + Kitchen, a nautical influenced restaurant, proudly serves refreshing contemporary American cuisine with an emphasis on sustainable seafood flair.  Located with breathtaking views along the Delaware River, it’s culinary craftsmanship creates an intimate entry into people’s lives, the local environment, and the heritage of Penn’s Landing.

Keating’s Rope and Anchor Bar + Kitchen focuses on creating an exciting approach to rich seafood, memorable times and welcoming hospitality.  It’s refined menus and signature dishes stimulates and awakens senses through locally sourced fresh and flavorful produce, refreshing harbor side sustainable seafood, and farm raised meats.


George Gilfesis – Executive Chef, Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing

Chef George Gilfesis is an accomplished culinary expert who brings fine dining and quality banquet dining experience to the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing and its culinary counterparts.

With more than 25 years of progressive experience in the hospitality industry, Chef Gilfesis focusses on creating globally inspired dishes with quality ingredients that appeal to individual guests as well as large-scale event attendees. Always committed to providing a memorable dining experience, Chef Gilfesis artfully crafts dishes and full-scale menus that are unique to each venue and event.

From 250-seat dining rooms to 36,000 square-feet of banquet space, Chef Gilfesis is a proven leader unifying culinary teams with a customer-focused mission. Previously serving as Executive Chef and Sous Chef for large hotel brands and regional fine-dining restaurants, Chef Gilfesis joined the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing in November 2015. He is a graduate of the Restaurant School of Philadelphia and recipient of the 2013 Open Table Diner’s Choice Award.