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Palizzi Social Club is a members-only spot in East Passyunk. It’s hard to get a membership, but it’s worth it since the Italian food is so good.
Aether is a seafood restaurant in Fishtown with a solid raw bar and wine list, but not much else.
Even though you might wait a while at Circles + Squares in Fishtown, it’s worth it to get the best pizza in Philly.
Wm. Mulherin’s Sons is an Italian restaurant in Fishtown where you should go for a date or a nicer-than-usual weeknight dinner.
Hiroki is a dark sushi restaurant in Fishtown with a 9-course omakase menu for $135.
Angelo’s is a counter-service pizza shop in Bella Vista with an excellent Detroit-style “Upside Down Jawn” pizza.
Pizza Shackamaxon is a slice shop on Girard with big, floppy pizzas and excellent tomato pie.
Rione serves Roman-style square pizza by the slice, and it’s the best of its kind in Philly.
Kalaya is a 30-seat BYOB in Bella Vista that serves the best Thai food in the city.
Talula’s Garden is a good back-pocket spot in Washington Square West that serves seasonal American food and has a great patio.
Pizzeria Beddia is a sit-down pizza spot in Fishtown with arguably the best pizza in the city, plus a natural wine list and excellent soft serve.
Southwark is a bar and restaurant in Queen Village that’s basically a 3-in-1, with a cocktail bar, a dressy dining room, and a casual back patio.
Alpen Rose is a small steakhouse in Midtown Village that looks like the inside of a retired Harvard professor’s personal library.
Da-Wa is a small, casual sushi spot with a solid omakase offering under the El on Front Street.