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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Beer Garden
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“German beer hall, lots of fun for groups. The Bavarian pretzel is good and the beers are even better.”
  • 172 locals recommend
Bar
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“A fishtown staple, this is a great bar and they have some awesome concerts on the second floor!”
  • 135 locals recommend
Casino
“This popular casino on the Delaware River waterfront has 1,891 slots, over 100 table games, a 28-table poker room, seven restaurants and bars.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Café
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“This is the headquarters for some of the best and most beloved coffee. They invented the "draft latte" which is worth a try if you enjoy frothy, refreshing beverages. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Bar
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“Vintage video games like Pac Man & Donkey Kong plus craft beers lure players to this Fishtown bar. I beat the high score on Bubble Bobble-nbd. ;)”
  • 75 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“In Fishtown, near Sugar House Casino and Philadelphia Distilling... grab a cocktail and a snack before your show!”
  • 31 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“If you love comfort food, brisket, pulled pork, and delicious mac & cheese, check out this spot for some terrific BBQ.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Massive aquarium with a 4-D experience theater plus hippos, stingrays & an underwater shark tunnel.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“If you like tacos, tequila and homemade guacamole then this is the place for you! ”
  • 70 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“A really solid slice of pizza culture and fresh pizza! Holds the Guinness Book of World Record for most pizza memorabilia. Also a pizza museum!”
  • 62 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“USS New Jersey (BB-62) is an Iowa-class battleship, and was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named after the US state of New Jersey.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“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!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
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“Gastro pub with unique food selections. Great craft beer selections. Has a nice happy hour”
  • 62 locals recommend
Park
“William Penn famously entered into a treaty of peace with Tamanend, a chief of the Lenape Turtle Clan in 1683.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Bar
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“Family friendly dining as well as adults. In summer they have outdoor dining option. Offers classic pub grub as well as unique offerings. Nice selection of craft beers”
  • 47 locals recommend
Aquarium
“This aquarium is the absolute best the entire region has to offer! Half of our guests stop by here, as the River Link Ferry makes it super easy to get to. Special events, exotic animals, and FISHIES! If you have children with you, this is a must-see.”
  • 7 locals recommend