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Facing off across the street from one another are two La Violas – both BYOB...
Colonial America couldn't feel further away at this festive, multistoried Cuban eatery and rum bar...
Vegetarian & Vegan
This tiny storefront, actually an outpost of a chain from Amsterdam, is always packed with healthy hipsters wanting in on the cheap, fresh falafel sandwiches, which you can pile high with marinated veggies, toppings ...
The name means 'the Place of the Glutton,' and chef Giussepe and Joe the head waiter encourage overeating. Small and modestly designed, unlike other nearby trendy spots. Try the gnocchi, mushroom crepes and mussels...
An iconic Philly institution, Pat's is frequented by tourists and diehard locals, often inebriated patrons, possibly unaware of the level of grease they're ingesting...
Part of the restaurateur Stephen Starr's empire, this space-age-looking theme restaurant has pan-Asian treats including dumplings and some of the best sushi in Philly, plus plenty of quirky cocktails and original des...
Run by renowned restaurateur Jose Garces. The long communal tables foster a bustling, happening and loud atmosphere. The combination of bold and traditional dishes (try the crab-stuffed peppers) is phenomenal.
Tired of the neighborhood sandwich shops? Head to this upscale fine-dining restaurant whose young chefs turn out creatively conceived fish, meat and chicken dishes with French accents and seasonal ingredients.
The Cottage is a local-sustainable adherent, and you can tell by the freshness of the delicious dishes, like seafood stew and the unique chicken meatloaf muffin for dinner.
This small BYOB place serves up some of the best thin-slice brick-oven pizza in the city. It does have a reputation for not tolerating little tykes – if they're rowdy.
Elegantly airy, Paradiso turns out upscale Italian feasts such as pistachio-crusted lamb chops, homemade gnocchi and New York strip steak glazed with anchovy butter.
This upscale place around the corner from Rittenhouse Sq is for sushi and sake connoissieurs. The 'sake sommelier' can guide you to interesting choices.
Geno's is a classic Philly which is frequented by tourists and inebriated patrons, possibly unaware of the level of grease they're ingesting, as diehard locals.
Long-running modest place is still one of the best places for Greek food in the city. The very large Tom's special salad (Tom is the owner) is recommended.
A typical spot out by the sports stadiums with picnic tables and an ordering window, this place is famous for its roast pork and roast beef with hot peppers.
This Burmese spot offers a huge array of tantalizing specialties from spicy red-bean shrimp and curried chicken with egg noodles to coconut tofu.
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