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The Best Restaurants
in Philadelphia

Admire the city from R2L, one of GAYOT's Top 10 View Restaurants in Philadelphia


Whether you are looking for the highest-rated Philadelphia restaurants when it comes to food, or the most romantic meal, you can follow these top 10 Philadelphia restaurant lists and recommendations. Here you can find the best restaurants in Philadelphia in a variety of categories.


TOP 10 PHILADELPHIA RESTAURANT LISTS

Savor seasonal dishes at Blackfish, one of GAYOT's Top 10 American Restaurants in Philadelphia

American Cuisine - Traditional American food

Barbecue - Top BBQ joints for ribs, brisket and more

Brunch - Make the weekend count with a stellar brunch

Burgers - Taking the humble hamburger to another level

Business Dining - Impress your clients at these restaurants

BYOB - Bring your own beer or wine to these spots

Chinese - Where to find the best dim sum and more

Easter Brunch - Savor Easter brunch with family and friends

Father's Day - Treat Dad to a meal he won't forget

Food Ratings - Philadelphia restaurants with the highest ratings

French - Take your taste buds on a trip to France

Heart-Healthy - Restaurants that won't bust your diet

Ice Cream - Indulge in the best ice cream or gelato

Italian - Satisfy your craving for Italian food

Japanese - Sushi, noodles and more

Mother's Day Brunch - A special brunch for a special lady

New Year's Eve - Celebrate with a midnight Champagne toast

Open Late - Restaurants serving food past 11 p.m.

Outdoor Dining - Philadelphia's best restaurant patios

Pizza - Top picks for thin-crust and deep-dish

Romantic - In the mood for love

Seafood - Fresh, impeccably prepared seafood

Small Plates - More manageable portions perfect for sharing

Special Occasion - Ideas for anniversaries and birthdays

Steakhouses - Where to find the best steak in Philadelphia

Sushi - Savor some topnotch sashimi

Thanksgiving - Traditional turkey feasts

Valentine's Day - Special menus for February 14th

View - Admire the Philadelphia skyline while you eat

Wine Bars - Sip a glass of vino at these spots

Wine Lists - Restaurants for oenophiles



BEST PHILADELPHIA RESTAURANTS
BY CATEGORY

Asian bites at Sampan, one of GAYOT's Best Happy Hour Restaurants in Philadelphia

With so many great restaurants in Philadelphia, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer more suggestions for the best seafood, steakhouses and more.

Breakfast

Brunch

Cheap Eats

Happy Hour

Heart-Healthy


Kid-Friendly

Seafood

Steakhouses

Value Restaurants

BEST PHILADELPHIA
HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with ideas on where to dine out for Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve in Philadelphia. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day.

Easter Brunch

Father's Day

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve

St. Patrick's Day

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day



RESTAURANT AWARDS

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