South Street’s a weird place, but it’s got some great restaurants and bars. These are the 15 best spots.
August 14, 2023
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Sophie’s Kitchen in South Philly has the crunchiest chicken in the city. Head to the Cambodian spot for jumbo wings with crackly skin and lots of dipping sauces.
October 20, 2023
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Isot is a Turkish BYOB in Bella Vista that’s great for groups and weekend brunch.
October 3, 2023
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Banh Mi and Bottles is a Vietnamese restaurant and craft beer shop on South Street. They also serve cocktails, and an extensive menu of Vietnamese street food and snacks.
August 29, 2023
TBD The Breakfast Den is a great brunch spot on South Street that serves Vietnamese and American food.
July 10, 2023
South Flavors is a South Street BYO that has solid comfort food like spring rolls and crispy wings.
The PHS Pop Up Garden on South Street is a seasonal outdoor oasis serving garden-inspired cocktails and craft beer.
June 27, 2023
Just off South Street, Redcrest Kitchen has a modern American menu of seasonal vegetables and Italian-leaning dishes that are ideal for a casual weeknight meal.
May 23, 2023
Woodrow's Sandwich Shop on South Street is where you can get a fantastic cheesesteak any day of the week.
March 24, 2023
Bring a group of friends to South Street's Indian Kitchen Lovash and pass around wraps packed with ground lamb and bits of green pepper and more at this cozy BYOB.
October 28, 2022
South Street's Nora’s Kitchen has a lineup of tacos, tortas, and burritos that are the best in the neighborhood. Come here on a casual weeknight that you want to end with some sugary churros.
August 31, 2022
At Entree BYOB you can expect a seasonal menu full of pastas, seafood, and steaks. Come here for an early in the game date night or dinner with your parents.
At Viet Bistro you can choose from brothy soups, dumplings, steamed rice dishes, vegetarian combination dishes, and $6 bành mí on any casual weeknight that you stop by.
Bistro Southeast on South Street is a place where you can come on a casual weeknight and bite into some spring rolls and a few rice, spicy curry, and warm chicken phở dishes.
Stop by Rex at the Royal on South Street for Southern dishes, live music, and a romantic or celebratory meal.
July 29, 2022
For donuts and chicken, go to Federal Donuts on South Street. It's great for a quick meal, or on a day where you want some of the best wings in Philly.
March 25, 2022
Milkboy is an all-day cafe and music venue on South Street that also serves Jim’s cheesesteaks.
Sansom Kebab House is an Afghan restaurant on South Street that has great ashak dumplings.
December 10, 2020
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Wine Dive on South Street combines the best parts of a dive bar and a wine bar.
February 3, 2020
Ishkabibble’s is a cheesesteak spot with two different locations on South Street.
December 5, 2019
Jet Wine Bar on South Street is the best place in the neighborhood to drink and buy natural wine.
October 8, 2019
Lorenzo & Sons is a counter-service pizza spot with enormous slices on South Street that’s open late.
August 8, 2019
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Jet Wine Garden is an outdoor bar made out of an empty lot next to a wine store. In a good way.
July 30, 2019
Tattooed Mom is a perfectly weird bar on South Street that’s covered in street art and does things like craft nights.
February 25, 2019