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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

French Restaurant
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“Traditional bistro fare is served in a bustling setting that reminds of belle epoque Paris.”
  • 104 locals recommend
English Restaurant
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“This spot serves craft beers & modern takes on British cuisine in a pubby setting.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Farm-fresh ingredients star at this Mediterranean joint set in a chic, compact space.”
  • 47 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A little on the pricey side - but its over in Rittenhouse Square. Worth the $$$. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
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“I love Time restaurant and live jazz bar with musicians most evenings, located on Samson St near 13th Street. The quality of the entertainment is awesome, the food and drinks are great and ambiance is a great feel. They have live music most nights of the week.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
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“The atmosphere is exactly what you would expect from a good whiskey bar, comfortable, crowded and active. They have a seemingly endless selection of whiskeys to choose from and the bartenders all know their stuff. The food is great, good portions and perfectly prepared. The bar is beautifully designed, and the service is excellent. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Best Happy Hour in the City! They are known for their kimchee fried rice but you must also try the edamame dumplings. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Old City’s original martini bar, the Continental specializes in global tapas served in a lively, stylish setting. The kitchen stays open late on Fridays and Saturdays to satisfy the cravings of the neighborhood’s party people.”
  • 29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This upscale eatery serves New American fare in an art deco space on the 37th floor of a high rise.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Comedy Club
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“#kaylyn'sFAV! get tickets at will call and eat at Vic's Sushi next door (fantastic hole in the wall), OR Porcini Italian BYOB across the street (reservations!!!) , OR grab cocktails at my favorite speakeasy - The Ranstead Room (there's no sign, but it can be found.)”
  • 14 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“This is my all-time favorite sushi bar in the city. Very competitive to get seated here, but they are amazing for takeout or delivery. LOVE IT”
  • 15 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“All of the Tria locations are spectacular. They all have great food (tasting portions) as well a a huge selection of wines and craft beers. I would not come for dinner expecting to get full though!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Contemporary counter-serve cafe serving vegan burgers, sandwiches & salads, plus smoothies.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Probably my favorite seafood spot in Philly! They have great seating on Rittenhouse Square, 1/2 priced bottles of wine on Sunday and a delicious selection of oysters and seafood any time!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Whats better than fresh doughnuts and fried chicken. I’ll wait 😜. This place is amazing. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“This is a high end market that sells everything from fantastic coffee and bakery items to every kind of fresh prepared foods. Even if you are not hungry, stop in and check it out, well worth it.”
  • 26 locals recommend