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9.4
Candis R. McLean
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9.2
Candis R. McLean
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9.0
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9.0
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8.9
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9.0

PHL Review

Lark

Lark is a Mediterranean spot in Bala Cynwyd that's perfect for date nights, birthday dinners, and views of the Schuylkill River.

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8.9

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Her Place Supper Club

Her Place Supper Club in Center City feels like the best dinner party you've ever been to, and it's a great place to enjoy a fancy night out with a few friends.

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Miss Rachel's Pantry

Miss Rachel’s Pantry in South Philly is a small BYOB that has a five-course, all-vegan $186 tasting menu. It's perfect for special occasions with your favorite bottle of red with some healthy small plates.

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PHL Review

Omakase By Yanaga

Head to Omakase By Yanaga in Fishtown for a 25-course seafood-heavy meal full of truly excellent small bites and a wine pairing on a celebratory night.

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Nineteen Eleven BYOB

Nineteen Eleven BYOB is a place that does multiple things consistently well including make exceptional small plates and give you a relaxed atmosphere to drink good wine with your friends.

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7.7

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Oloroso

Oloroso is an upscale tapas place in Midtown Village where you should go for a special occasion or client dinner.

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7.4

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Fabrika

Fabrika is a Fishtown spot serving up homemade pasta, often hosts live cabaret and jazz performances and drag brunches.

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Positano Coast

Positano Coast is one of the best spots in Old City to spend a birthday or any special occasions drinking good wine and eating great Italian food.

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7.9

PHL Review

Spice Finch

Spice Finch is a Mediterranean spot in Rittenhouse that’s great for everything from a client dinner to drinks at the bar.

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9.0

PHL Review

Barclay Prime

As long as you’re prepared to spend a lot, go to Barclay Prime for the best steaks in Philly.

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9.4

PHL Review

Vetri

Vetri in Washington Square West is expensive, completely over the top, and the best restaurant in Philadelphia.

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8.7

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Friday Saturday Sunday

Friday Saturday Sunday is a two-level American restaurant in Rittenhouse with a great bar that’s a must for a night out with a few friends.

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8.7

PHL Review

Laurel

Laurel is a tasting-menu spot in East Passyunk that’s perfect for celebrating something big.

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8.7

PHL Review

Vernick Food & Drink

Vernick is one of the best restaurants in Philly, with a formal dining room upstairs and a more casual bar below.

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9.2

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Zahav

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.

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8.1

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Sampan

With its purple walls and loungey feel, Sampan may feel a bit outdated, but the pan-Asian food more than makes up for that.

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8.9

PHL Review

Hiroki

Head to Hiroki in Fishtown for an intimate night of sushi with a 9-course omakase menu for $155 and a long sake list.

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Condesa

Condesa is an excellent, upscale Mexican restaurant in the lobby of the Pod Hotel.

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7.5

PHL Review

Frankford Hall

Frankford Hall in Fishtown is a huge German beer hall that’s perfect for day drinking, with food, games and plenty of beer.

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8.7

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Alpen Rose

Alpen Rose is a small steakhouse in Midtown Village that looks like the inside of a retired Harvard professor’s personal library.