Jessica's Guidebook

Jessica
This property was the first home I bought. I lived there for over 10 years and am ver familiar with the neighborhood and all the great things Philadelphia has to offer. I have worked professional... read more
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Things to do in Philadelphia

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240 local Airbnb hosts recommend

What can't you find at Reading Terminal Market?!? So many food vendors all in one spot. It can get crowded but there are many family friendly options here. My personal recommendation would be: F... read more

404 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Run up the Rocky stairs on your way to view an amazing art collection. Be sure to check out the Hall of Armor, the Japanese Tea House and the Modern Art wing. They also have fantastic temporary e... read more

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Great food, fun atmosphere. Be sure to get the corn on the cob and a mexican coke. Go early if noise level and crowds are an issue. They also do a nice brunch.

210 local Airbnb hosts recommend

You can't stop in Philly and not see the Liberty Bell!

54 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Restaurant and bar. Their menu is constantly changing. Great beer selection. Kinda has a sports bar vibe to the place.

50 local Airbnb hosts recommend

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Take on of their free guided tours.

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Zahav

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 237 St James Pl·Map·Hours·Website·

50 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing food! Go early and be sure to make a reservation. It's very popular.

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Stateside

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1536 E Passyunk Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Mostly tapas. Good food. Great atmosphere.

37 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fun dim sum and trendy decor. Do yourself a favor and order the caterpillar bread.

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Amada

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 217-219 Chestnut St·Map·Hours·Website·

38 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing tapas and sangrias. Get the chef's tasting menu. It's a great bang for your buck!

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LaScala's Birra

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1700 E Passyunk Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

38 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Birra has great pizzas and appetizers. This is a neighborhood spot with some kid friendly options on the menu.

39 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing food. Be sure to make a reservation.

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Great traveling exhibitions

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Vedge

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 1221 Locust St·Map·Hours·Website·

37 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing Vegan and Vegetarian Food

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Fantastic brunch! They do not take reservations and are very busy on the weekends. Get there early but it's worth the wait.

38 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Homemade Ice Cream by The Berley Brothers. The scene at Franklin Fountain is something out of the history books. The 2 owners grew up in a family that ran an antiques shop. Their ice cream parlo... read more

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Black N Brew

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 1523 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great little coffee shop with lots of breakfast options.

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Chhaya Cafe

Food SceneCafes or Coffee Shops
$$· 1819 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good brunch spot. Can get a little crowded for brunch. I would recommend going on the earlier side.

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Noord

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1046 Tasker Street·Map·Hours·Website·

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing Dutch cuisine. Excellent restaurant. A little more upscale and pricey but such a great place for dinner.

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best gelato in the city. They have a few locations. South 13th Street, 20th Street, Walnut Street in Old City (they have pizza too) and Passyunk East in South Philly. Amazing and innovative flav... read more

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This little Vietnamese Fresh bakery is the hidden gem of South Philadelphia. It doesn't look fancy at all but don't be fooled. They do killer iced Vietnamese coffee and excellent classic french b... read more

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Company, was a front for America’s largest alcohol running ring during prohibition. Opened for operation in the late 1920s by the legendary Philly gangster Max “B... read more

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Plenty Café

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 1710 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They have great breakfast options and excellent coffee. It's really quiet here during the week. A great coffee shop to take your laptop and get some work accomplished!

57 local Airbnb hosts recommend

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Lolita

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 106 South 13th Street·Map·Hours·Website·

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great modern Mexican restaurant. It is a small venue and is quite popular. I would recommend an early dinner here. The Carne Asada is amazing!

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Phenomenal coffee crafters. If you are a craft coffee lover, this is the spot. My favorite spot in the city for a latte. You have to wait a little longer to get your beverage as they brew each c... read more