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Food and restaurants in Philadelphia

Top restaurants

Sandwich Place
“The self-proclaimed "inventor of cheesesteak" offers classic versions of Philly's favorite sandwich.”
  • 135 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“German beer hall, lots of fun for groups. The Bavarian pretzel is good and the beers are even better.”
  • 174 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Local Fave. So it’s a friendly competition between Pat’s steaks. Their stores literally face each other. So you have to buy a steak from each place and weigh in on this debate. Whose is the best ”
  • 108 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Steak sandwiches are delicious. Get there early in good weather as the line can get long. There is some shopping along South Street. A pretty walk from the historic sights on Market Street.”
  • 102 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Imagine being transported to a French Brasserie, only to realize that you're just looking at Rittenhouse Square. Great people watching and excellent food, great for families and groups but equally romantic for a date night. Don't sleep on the bread basket and desert. ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Bar
“A fishtown staple, this is a great bar and they have some awesome concerts on the second floor!”
  • 135 locals recommend
Bar
“Great local bar, with a variety of local beers on tap and a great seasonal menu for such a small venue. Patio seating in the back. Onion rings the side of your fist. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“This place is a Philly staple! The food is amazing (particularly the Eggs Benedict and the Potato Latke), but you will wait for a while for a table. The wait is worth it! If you are headed here for brunch, pick up a bottle of champagne (or sparkling wine) on your way and order the fresh squeezed orange juice for some BOYB mimosas. Cash only, atm on site. ”
  • 82 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“La Colombe's flagship HQ, the draft coffee is what you'll go for but your stay for the architecture and vibe! ”
  • 117 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Great food at great prices. Can be hard to get a table for breakfast on weekends.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“La Colombe Coffee Roasters is a US coffee roaster and retailer headquartered in Philadelphia. The company currently has cafés in Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles”
  • 53 locals recommend
Café
“Another great breakfast spot. You can get to go or sit down and eat. They have an great outdoor patio. Our favorites are the Acia Bowls and the Fried Cauliflower!”
  • 42 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Down the block from the Deacon is a historical Bar and Belgian cafe. With maybe the greatest selections of beers in the US, dont miss out on their mussels and bar food selection”
  • 52 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Sabrina's is our absolute favorite breakfast restaurant. It is about a 10 minute walk, and there is always a line so go on their Yelp reservation app to add your name to the waitlist before you walk over. Their lunch and dinner is exceptional too. It is also a BYO so you can bring a bottle of sparkling for mimosas or wine for dinner. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Great for breakfast or lunch. Also a great place to grab a coffee or fill your basket with snacks and other items to fill your fridge.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“This is one of my favorite local breakfast and lunch spots offering something for everyone in your group.”
  • 49 locals recommend

Bakeries

Gourmet Shop
“Great for breakfast or lunch. Also a great place to grab a coffee or fill your basket with snacks and other items to fill your fridge.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“This is an easy spot to grab a coffee, breakfast sandwich, or smoothie. Close by on Baltimore Ave.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Open, airy seat yourself space with free wifi, good lunch choices and good coffee. Good spot to work away from home.”
  • 38 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Wear your beanie and flannel. Beware, heavy on the hipsters. Seems like a spot you would find in Williamsburg Brooklyn. The baked goods are some of the best you will find in the city. A prominent pastry chef does all the baking. Croissants, scones, and breakfast sandwiches are the way to go. Of course you can find plenty of kale, hemp milk, and quinoa if that's your thing.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“Love these bagels. Sometimes a line on Saturdays and Sundays so get there early.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“Montreal wood-fired bagels done right! Grab one and head on out to Rittenhouse Square to relax and enjoy the day and the people watching. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bakery
“CANNOLIS​ are LIFE. You will not regret. Actually, you may regret not buying more. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
“For a gourmet breakfast sandwich, cronut or specialty coffee. Check out the upstairs!”
  • 23 locals recommend