Chris's Guidebook


Lived at this house since 2005. Enjoy cooking and have a passion for music and spending time with close friends. Easy going and like to meet interesting and kind new people.

Things to do in Philadelphia

132 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Outdoor beer garden with indoor space also. It's a Steven Starr restaurant so the quality is solid. They have table tennis and Jenga and German style food selection... sausage and sauerkraut type o... read more

240 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is an awesome place to come and look around. The Amish have the best Mac N Cheese and there are endless amounts of restaurants and dessert places to check out at this market.

404 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great museum...

105 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They have live music upstairs on some nights. Otherwise, it has a bar pool table and food. It's central to the neighborhood and been around for a long time.

80 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The zoo has come a long way, I just went again recently. Although it always is hard for me to see animals at the zoo sometimes because I feel bad for them, they have made some nice improvements tha... read more

77 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good for tequila. They have outdoor seating when it's warm and good food. It can get noisy here but if that's what you are looking for...

65 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good brunch spot in the Italian Market... so you can walk around afterwards.



Drinks & NightlifeBars
$· 1114 Frankford Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

55 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They have tons of vintage video games and draft beer, can be fun if you're in to that sort of thing... "Joust", "Rampage", "Gauntlet" and "Gataga" are some of my favorites I always look for.

52 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hands down best espresso in the city for me. Besides the fact that they are an institution here in Philly and have expanded nationally now, their coffee is served in most high end restaurants and t... read more


Local 44

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 4333 Spruce Street·Map·Hours·Website·

57 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They have a bar and a store where you can sit and drink also... The store is affordable for a huge selection of beer.

54 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good local South Philly bar with decent beer selection and good food


Bing Bing Dim Sum

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1648 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

37 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cool recently opened new spot. The decor is different and cool, it's a restaurant with a tiny bar in the back.

153 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The regular tour at this place is very interesting, where Al Capone was held for a period. During Halloween Season, they have a world class haunted tour which I have gone to several times because o... read more

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Themed Mexican Steve Starr restaurant but not modern twist like usual... Mid range to expensive price, interesting decor

132 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great science museum with IMAX theater in it...

43 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Bowling, bar, live DJs and pool... my favorite place to bowl in the city.

123 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great view of the city and a little dog park. They have tennis and basketball here and an entrance to Fairmount Park where you could walk for miles and miles...

108 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The artist Isaiah Zagar who did the murals for this site is responsible for mural arts all over the city. It's pretty awesome, Philly has tons of mural art everywhere! Drive around and you'll see..... read more


Fountain Porter

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

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They keep vinyl playing at the bar and have a great beer selection. The $5 burger may be one of the best I've had in the city... Good spot close to home.


Black N Brew

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

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Has great breakfast and good coffee including Espresso. No alcohol, however if you are looking for a Mamosa or something...

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

mmm the Gelato... I like to get half Pistachio, half Hazelnut. They have decent espresso too... This location is walkable from my house and East Passyunk has lots of other restaurants and shops to... read more


El Bar

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$· 1356 North Front Street·Map·Hours·Website·

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hipsterish bar with lots of college students and bar pool table.


Termini Bros Bakery

Food SceneBakeries
$$· 1523 South 8th Street·Map·Hours·Website·

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Yummmmm.... so good.

23 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful old trees here, hidden gem in Philadelphia!



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 124 South 13th Street·Map·Hours·Website·

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Popular spot in a bustling area... worth a try.


The Barbary

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 951 Frankford Avenue·Map·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Often there are interesting music events here. It's on the divey side. On weekends, keep an eye out for "Shakedown" parties, a long standing house event that has a good vibe, good people.


Dirty Franks

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 347 South 13th Street·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Popular inner city dive bar with a very eclectic crowd, darts and pinball


Rodin Museum

Arts & CultureMuseums
2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway·Map·Hours·Website·

66 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Another historical spot worth getting to if you like museums.



Drinks & NightlifeBars
$· 1231-1233 East Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Has pool and skeet ball... Can get a little annoying right after a Philly sports event but otherwise a cool spot with a decent beer selection. More cans than draft though. Right across from the che... read more



Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 3945 Chestnut Street·Map·Hours·Website·

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I love the fish tacos from here... Eat upstairs, this is middle a little $$ but very good.