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Adelita in East Passyunk has phenomenal tacos, cemitas, and chilaquiles that you should grab on a casual weekday or night.

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PHL Review

Los Cuatro Soles

Los Cuatro Soles is an easygoing, plant-filled space, perfect for sharing tacos and agua frescas with a friend.

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Entree BYOB

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.

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PHL Review


Adelinas is an underwhelming Italian spot in Chestnut Hill serving up plates of pasta, whole fish, and a large natural wine list.

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PHL Guide

The Best Sushi Restaurants In Philly

From splurge-worthy omakase spots to low-key places for maki on the go, these are the best sushi restaurants in town.

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The Best Philly Restaurants For Date Night

You’re better than takeout and Nicolas Cage movies on the couch. Here are the best restaurants for date night in Philadelphia.

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Tuna Bar

Tuna Bar is a large sushi restaurant in Old City that’s good for big group dinners, people-watching on its outdoor streetery, and drinking sake from their long list.

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PHL Review


Martha in Kensington has the three things we wish every bar had: a nice patio, great cocktails, and way better food than you’d expect.

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Pizza Brain

Pizza Brain is a slice shop, BYO, and pizza museum on Frankford with huge pies and a nice patio outback.

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PHL Review

Fitz And Starts

Fitz And Starts is an all-day spot in Queen Village where you’ll go for breakfast, stick around until lunch, and consider coming back for dinner.

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PHL Review

Little Spoon Cafe

Little Spoon Cafe is one of the best - and more low-key - options for breakfast and brunch in Grad Hospital.

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PHL Review

Res Ipsa

Res Ipsa in Rittenhouse is a casual cafe during the day, but turns into a full-service Italian restaurant at night that’s perfect for a date.

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PHL Review


SOMO SoPhi is a two-level American restaurant near the stadiums with tons of outdoor seating.

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PHL Review

Nomad Pizza

Nomad is one of the best pizza places around Center City, and it’s even better during Happy Hour or SIPS in the summer.

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PHL Review


Bloomsday is an all-day cafe that turns into a wine bar at night and has an attached bottle shop with a great wine selection.

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Lucha Cartel

Lucha Cartel is a dive bar in Old City that serves Mexican food and strong drinks.

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El Rey

Head to this Mexican place in Rittenhouse for a great after-work Happy Hour with $2 tacos, margaritas, and burritos dripping in crema.

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Baan Thai

Baan Thai is a small BYOB in Schmidt Commons that has lots of outdoor seating in the summer.

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PHL Review

Stina Pizzeria

Stina is technically a pizzeria, but the best things here are their Mediterranean dishes.

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PHL Review

Spuntino Philly

Spuntino is a neighborhood pizza place in Northern Liberties that makes some of the best Neapolitan pies in the area.