The 18th-century Georgian brick mansion was home to Samuel Powel, a mayor of Philadelphia in the colonial era. Its interior is a...
Independence Seaport Museum
Worth the trek to Penn's Landing, this well-done museum honors Philadelphia's shipyards, which operated until 1995. You can walk through...
Home to the "Father of American Surgery," Philip Syng Physick, who also took credit for introducing soda pop to the US, this...
This Jose Garces remake of a classic Philly oyster house (formerly Bookbinders) kept the stately, nostalgic vibe while improving the...
As far as restaurants with costumed waiters go, this is a pretty good one -- not too over-the-top, and with solid, faintly historical...
237 St James Pl · interesting places nearby
Sophisticated 'modern Israeli' cuisine, drawing primarily from North African, Persian and Levantine kitchens. Pick your own meze and grills, or go for the $54 Mesibah (Party Time') set menu. In a slightly incongruous building on Society Hill Towers grounds.