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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Sandwich Place
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“The only tourist eatery worth stopping by. Their steaks are talked about for a reason.”
  • 101 locals recommend
Israeli Restaurant
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“If you're looking for the very best Israeli food, look no further. A five-star restaurant helmed by the acclaimed chef Michael Solomonov. Hard to book (60 days out), but if you can plan this far ahead, worth the visit.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Locally owned and operated, Yards Brewing Company is a craft brewery in Philadelphia. Some well known beers are the Chocolate Love Stout and beers created from the recipes of founding fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. PRO TIP: Free tours are offered daily, check in with them for availability.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“This is just the best down home breakfast place. Might have a wait but is really worth it. Just love the Eggs Benedict and endless cups of coffee.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Iron Chef Jose Garces puts a modern spin on tapas at this contemporary Spanish spot with warm decor.”
  • 36 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Fabulous for brunch, outside cocktails or dinner. Dinner requires reservations!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Diner
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“This dining car and bar complex has been a fixture on Spring Garden St since the 1950s. It was revamped by new owners in 2007, with the dining car retaining its classic chrome-edged bar, button seat and booth layout. Brunch is served daily until 3:45pm and a dinner menu kicks in from 4pm to 1am. There are events including DJ nights in the attached bar and in warmer weather there's also an outdoor garden area.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“I don't know why the food in this bar is soo good. Food shoudn't be that great in a bar right? Breakfast is great too. It's ok to go to a bar for breakfast right? Beer selection is the best of the best local brews. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
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“This place is the best when exploring South street/ Broad street Art Area. Some weekly specials: Mondays' Meatless mondays / Tuesday Taco Tuesday / Wednesday 1/2 price Burgers - Check out their site for more info! (Also try the Parm Pepper Fries!)”
  • 35 locals recommend
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Beer Garden
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“Its a dance club, bar and good place to hang out all in one. Food is tasty too. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
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“Everyone will tell you to go to green eggs and ham for brunch. I promise you this place is better. I have a list on my phone of everything I’ve tasted just so I can try everything on their menu! ”
  • 32 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Continental restaurant known for farm-to-table fare, creative drinks & weekend brunch.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“great seating inside and out for pizza, fresh pasta and salads. there is a full bar too!”
  • 31 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“During the day it is a creperie while at night a bar! Often has a DJ and special events such as free salsa dancing and special guests!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“One of our favorite spots in old city... well we do love them all, but the drinks here are the best. Ask for Pat when your sitting at the bar. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
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“Amazing waffles and other great food. My 2nd top choice after Cafe La Maude.”
  • 22 locals recommend