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Philadelphia Restaurants

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WHERE TO EAT — PHILADELPHIA RESTAURANTS
Banner images from left to right: Lacroix, Zahav, City Tavern

Barbuzzo Mediterranean
14/20
Dining Room at Barbuzzo, Philadelphia, PA 110 S. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Modern Mediterranean in Midtown with a locavore bent. More...

Bliss Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Bliss, Philadelphia, PA 220 S. Broad St., #224
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Blissful setting plus American cuisine with an Italian accent and a good bar menu, too. More...

City Tavern American
14/20
Dining Room at City Tavern, Philadelphia, PA 138 S. Second St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Colonial culinary history comes alive in the shadow of Independence National Historical Park. More...

Continental Mid-Town Eclectic
12/20
Dining Room at Continental Mid-Town, Philadelphia, PA 1801 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Midtown hot-spot bigger and groovier than its downtown sister. More...

El Vez Mexican
13/20
Dining Room at El Vez, Philadelphia, PA 121 S. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Mexican specialties in a convivial setting. More...

Estia Greek
14/20
Dining Room at Estia, Philadelphia, PA 1405 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Upscale taverna delivers fresh Greek specialties. More...

Fork American
15/20
Dining Room at Fork, Philadelphia, PA 306 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Ingredient-driven, seasonal American cuisine in Old City. More...

Garces Trading Company Spanish
14/20
Dining Room at Garces Trading Company, Philadelphia, PA 1111 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Iron Chef goes casual with this European-style bistro. More...

Geno's Steaks Philly Steak Sandwiches
Quick Bite
1219 S. 9th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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All steak all the time at Geno’s in South Philly. More...

Granite Hill Eclectic
13/20
Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th St. & the Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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Stylish, modern eatery brings artful dining to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. More...

Jim's Steaks Philly Steak Sandwiches
Quick Bite
400 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Jim's Steaks is a local fave. More...

La Colombe Torrefaction Coffeehouse
Quick Bite
The Rittenhouse Plaza Apartments
130 S. 19th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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True French coffeehouse roasts its own beans. More...

Lacroix at The Rittenhouse French
14/20
Dining Room at Lacroix at The Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, PA The Rittenhouse Hotel
210 W. Rittenhouse Sq.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Gorgeous room, professional service and an imaginative menu. More...

London Grill American
12/20
Dining Room at London Grill, Philadelphia, PA 2301 Fairmount Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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Craft beers and a cozy scene bring regulars in droves to London Grill. More...

Matyson American
14/20
37 S. 19th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Sophisticated BYOB offering American cuisine with plenty of new-world touches. More...

Monk's Cafe Belgian
12/20
264 S. 16th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Come for the 200 Belgian beers and stay for the hard-to-match pub cuisine. More...

Parc French
13/20
Park Rittenhouse
227 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Bustling brasserie adds a French accent to Rittenhouse Square. More...

Pat's King of Steaks Philly Steak Sandwiches
Quick Bite
1237 E. Passyunk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Pat's dishes cheesesteaks 24/7 More...

Penang Malaysian
12/20
Dining Room at Penang, Philadelphia, PA 117 N. 10th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Spicy Malaysian cuisine in Philly's Chinatown. More...

Ray's Cafe & Tea House Chinese
11/20
141 N. 9th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Euro-style coffee and healthy Taiwanese cuisine. More...

Rembrandt's Eclectic
13/20
741 N. 23rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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Cozy beer-centric neighborhood eatery offers eclectic fare. More...

Rose Tattoo Cafe American
13/20
1847 Callowhill St.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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Romantic Fairmount mainstay remains relevant in the 'hood. More...

Rouge European
14/20
205 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Rouge melds a come-hither ambience with fresh seasonal fare. More...

Sang Kee Peking Duck House Chinese
12/20
238 N. 9th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Chinatown spot for crispy Peking duck. More...

Xochitl Mexican
12/20
408 S. Second St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Neighborhood favorite pairs authentic Mexican fare with a lively bar scene. More...

Zahav Israeli
14/20
Dining Room at Zahav, Philadelphia, PA 237 Saint James Pl.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Zahav is a shining example of modern Israeli cooking. More...

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* Banner images from left to right: Lacroix, Zahav, City Tavern

 
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