The University City spot is a staple for students and locals alike, so don’t be surprised when everyone inside is toting a backpack. We’re not sure if it’s the extensive draft list, live music, or the highly-coveted fire pits that bring the crowds, but it’s the wood-fired pizzas and other shareable dishes keep them there.
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Han Dynasty in University City serves two main purposes - a place to eat some of the best Sichuan food around, and a full-on sports bar.
Vietnam Cafe is a huge restaurant in West Philly that has some great Vietnamese food and lots of Polynesian cocktails.
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Royal Boucherie is a small, dark French place in Old City that works for a date or Happy Hour.
Walnut Street Cafe
Walnut Street Cafe is an all-day spot near 30th Street Station that looks like the apartment in Rittenhouse you’ll never be able to afford.
Common Wealth is one of the few places in Philly where you can get actually good Southern food.
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Murph’s is an Irish pub in Fishtown that also happens to make some of our favorite Italian food in the city.
Sunset Social is essentially a lawn on top of a parking garage in University City with burgers and frozen drinks.
With a great rooftop and long list of rotating beers, Standard Tap in Northern Liberties is great for everything from Happy Hour to an office party.
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