Sang Kee Peking Duck House makes the city's best Peking duck, as well as Hong Kong style BBQ and Cantonese stir fry.
Alison B. KesslerJanuary 12, 2023
George’s Sandwich Shop in Bella Vista has been on South 9th Street since 1936. It's a classic spot to get a quick lunch or a roast pork at any time of the day.
Candis R. McLeanJanuary 4, 2023
Dattilo’s Delicatessen is a small deli with excellent sandwiches that are perfect for a quick lunch or a picnic in the Northeast.
Italian MarketSouth Philly
Paesano's Philly Style is an iconic sandwich shop in the Italian Market with great hoagies, antipasti, and pasta.
Alison B. KesslerDecember 9, 2022
Bella VistaQueen Village
When you’re craving deli classics like corned beef and smoked fish, head to Famous 4th Street Deli in Queen Village.
Alison B. KesslerOctober 26, 2022
Tranzilli’s Water Ice in Germantown sells some of the best water ice in the city by both by the cup and in gallon “party buckets".
Candis R. McLeanJune 9, 2022
When people imagine a water ice spot, Jimmy’s is probably what comes to mind. The South Philly spot has water ice, soft serve, pretzels, and frozen bananas that's perfect for literally anyone.
At West Philly’s Morrone’s you can get housemade water ice with things like fresh apple bits in the sour apple scoops but also four types of warm pretzels.
Candis R. McLeanJune 8, 2022
Head to Overbrook’s King’s Water Ice for things like pizza pretzels, shakes, hot dogs, and some of the best water ice in town.
South Philly's I Heart Cambodia works great for a solo meal or a group lunch full of crunchy whole fish, papaya salads, and spring rolls with jumbo shrimp.
Candis R. McLeanMay 27, 2022
Queen VillageSouth Street
Jim’s is a classic cheesesteak shop on South Street that has a line around the block at pretty much any time of day.
Sydney McElweeMay 16, 2022
University City's Sabrina’s Cafe is a classic spot in Philly for brunch. Here, you can bring your group of friends for a batch of lemon ricotta blueberry pancakes on their outdoor patio.
Candis R. McLeanMay 12, 2022
As long as you’re prepared to spend a lot, go to Barclay Prime for the best steaks in Philly and some amazing shareable sides.
Team InfatuationMay 4, 2022
Center CityWashington Square West
Vetri in Washington Square West is expensive, completely over the top, and the best restaurant in Philadelphia.
Candis R. McLeanMay 4, 2022
Zahav is an Israeli restaurant in Society Hill that's a Philly institution and a celebratory spot to have some silky hummus, fluffy laffa bread, and tender cuts of meat.
Candis R. McLeanMay 2, 2022
Center CityMidtown Village
Vedge in Midtown Village is one of the best places to eat vegetables in the city.
Candis R. McLeanApril 25, 2022
At Max's Steaks in the North Philly, you can get a cheesesteak with few options like pepper steaks, chicken, and mushrooms, for just $11. It's a fast and casual place to go for a quick bite on gameday.
Beiler’s in Reading Terminal Market makes the best donuts in the city.
Candis R. McLeanApril 19, 2022
The Franklin Fountain is a throwback ice cream parlor in Old City where you can get scoops of things like cotton candy, pistachio, and peanut butter in Chinese takeout boxes.
Candis R. McLeanApril 12, 2022
Gilben's Baker is a spot in West Oak Lane that has gooey cheesesteaks, a long po'boy list, and serves soul food dinners on Sundays.
Candis R. McLeanMarch 31, 2022