It happened at 7:50 a.m. Thursday at Temptations Gourmet Restaurant in the 200 block of West Chelten Avenue.
Detectives say the suspect got through a side door.
Surveillance video shows him stealing bottles of liquor. He also took a home theater system and stereo surround sound equipment.
He fled on foot in an unknown direction.
The suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion, a beard and a light mustache.
He was wearing a dark colored knit hat and a dark colored leather style jacket.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through PhillyPolice.com.