Indira's Guidebook


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Things to do in Philadelphia

132 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a nice daytime bar to grab a drink on the weekends and play some ping pong or grab a bite!

156 local Airbnb hosts recommend

These four or five blocks of 9th Street are some of the liveliest in philly. There are cheesemongers, butchers, spice merchants, taco restaurants, and stores selling cheap housewares. And then the ... read more

404 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Visit the art museum or at least the Rocky steps! Rocky's statue is off to the side, but look for his footprints at the top of the stairs, then look up at the beautiful panoramic view of the city.

105 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A Fishtown​ bar with one of the best burgers in the city! Also features live concerts, and great drinks.

74 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Most popular cheesesteak on South Street. Ask about the "South Street Taco" if you're up for a challenge. The lines tend to get very long.

68 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the best brunches in Philly but is packed on the weekends. BYOB for brunch. Before 9am on the weekdays, they have a breakfast special for under $5!

65 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the best brunches in the city. Call ahead to put your name in. Order the french toast or the huevos rancheros!



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1536 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Crafted cocktails and a great selection of whisky and bourbon. The bar is in the heart of East Passyunk nightlife when it opens its windows in the spring and summer months. Just a short walk to a s... read more

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Steven Starr Mexican restaurant with guacamole to die for! Great ambience​ and located right in the heart of Center City. Hard to get a reservation, so plan ahead.


Silk City

Food SceneCafes or Coffee Shops
$$· 435 Spring Garden Street·Map·Hours·Website·

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This bar on Spring Garden in Northern Liberties features a great brunch and nightlife scene. The building is split so that half of it is a bar with a dancefloor, and the other half is a diner. The ... read more

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The best crepes in the city. Go for dinner, dessert, or drinks! You won't be disappointed​. The restaurant also owns a nice bar/Lounge L'etage located right next door.


Independence Beer Garden

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$· 100 South Independence Mall West·Map·Hours·Website·

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a nice beer garden for some daytime or nightime fun. You can catch a sports match, or play a number of games available. Also a nice place to go with a group of friends for lounging. The men... read more

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Giant Pizza slices that taste immaculate and will leave you feeling full. Slices are 3.50 (cash only, cheese only). Toppings on Tuesdays only.

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best cheeseteak on South Street. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise!

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Local wine and spirits market. There's another one on 5th street, but this one has a much larger selection.


Spruce Street Harbor Park

301 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

179 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A nice outdoor hammock park by the water. Enjoy a picnic, games, food trucks roller skating, a beer garden and more! Fun for every age.


ACME Markets

$$· 309 S 5th St·Map·Hours·Website·

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The neighbourhood​ grocery store. Go here to get any ingredient you need.

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This bar recently opened at 4th and South after great success in its first location. Great drinks, great ambience. Especially when they open the windows on warm weather days.