Evan's Guidebook

Evan

Hi Airbnb! I'm a librarian and grad student at Penn in Philadelphia. I'm originally from the Atlanta area, so I've got a little southern hospitality in me.

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115 local Airbnb hosts recommend

world famous cheese steaks!

90 local Airbnb hosts recommend

world famous cheese steaks!

77 local Airbnb hosts recommend

More casual dining spot with nice outdoor seating area. Fine Mexican fare, potent margaritas, a lively vibe & outdoor seating make this a popular hangout.

65 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The favorite spot of all the locals.

54 local Airbnb hosts recommend

American beer bar featuring a lineup of local and domestic drafts that rotates often, plus unique kitchen creations.

#6

Stateside

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

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Industrial-style gastropub with an American menu big on small plates & a spirits-focused drink list.

#7

Birra

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1700 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

38 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Mac 'n' cheese pizza & other inventive pies pair with craft brews at this casual Italian joint.

108 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Studio and gallery of the most famous Philly glass mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar. DO NOT MISS THIS!

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Fountain Porter

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 1601 South 10th Street·Map·Hours·Website·

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Old-school neighborhood tavern specializing in craft beers & a limited menu of burgers & snacks.

#10

Black N Brew

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

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Breakfast & lunch fare plus coffee are served at this caffeine bar with a mosaic-adorned facade.

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Boot & Saddle

Food SceneRestaurants
1131 South Broad Street·Map·Hours·Website·

29 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Live music & area-sourced eats in a historic site with restored tin ceilings/walls & cowboy murals.

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Chhaya Cafe

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

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cute little breakfast spot.

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Fond

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1537 South 11th Street·Map·Hours·Website·

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

For a nicer meal... New American cooking comes with homemade bread & desserts plus wine & cocktails at this tiny spot.

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Le Virtù

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 1927 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cuisine of Italy's Abruzzo region showcased via pasta & salumi, plus warm-weather garden seating.

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Paesano's

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 1017 South 9th Street·Map·Website·

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My favorite food spot in the Italian Market. I would recommend the Paesano and the Arista - Beef or pork

#16

Townsend

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 1623 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

French bistro with a romantic vibe offering a seasonal menu with modern versions of classic dishes.

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Melrose Diner

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1501 Snyder Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Middle of the night eats. Long-standing diner offers all-American eats & people-watching opportunities 24/7.

101 local Airbnb hosts recommend

natural foods market

#19

Porto

Food SceneRestaurants
1301 South 11th Street·Map·Hours·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great for brunch! Right around the corner. They always have creative brunch items like chicken and waffle sandwiches or homemade pierogies with eggs and kielbasa.

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Large selection of wines and liquors.

#21

ACME Markets

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$· 1400 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

61 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Inexpensive huge grocery store for all your basic needs.

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The perfect dive bar, especially if it's your birthday.

#23

12 Steps Down

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$$· 831 Christian Street·Map·Hours·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Classic Philly local dive. Only go if you don't mind smokers.

#24

Tre Scalini

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1915 Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Bring your own beer or wine! Homemade pastas & other regional & traditional dishes feature at this old-fashioned Italian BYOB.

23 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Well-known gourmet grocery in the heart of the famous Italian Market showcasing meats, cheeses & prepared foods, plus specialty items.

16 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Inexpensive, quick transportation to all of Philly via subway.

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Surprisingly amazing mexican food right around the corner. Secret spot for locals. Very affordable.

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Adobe Cafe

Food SceneCafes or Coffee Shops
$$· 1919 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Secret spot for amazing karaoke.

#29

Marra's

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1734 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Old-school Italian open since 1927.

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Will BYOB

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 1911 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

French-inspired fare & regional ingredients served in a cozy cafe decorated in an earthy palette.