Yes, there is a lot of graffiti on the walls of Graffiti Bar, a small-ish bar hidden behind Sampan in Midtown Village. There are also a few TVs (perfect for watching Saturday afternoon Phillies games in the summer), large format scorpion bowl drinks, and a retractable roof that means you don’t have to leave just because it starts raining. You can also order small bites like kung pao chicken wings and edamame dumplings from the Sampan kitchen.
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Middle Child is a contemporary diner/deli in Midtown Village that serves breakfast and lunch every day but Monday.
Nomad is one of the best pizza places around Center City, and it’s even better during Happy Hour or SIPS in the summer.
Lolita is a small Mexican spot in Midtown Village where you can split some solid tacos and a few margaritas with some friends.
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Da-Wa: Joseph’s Sushi and Ramen
Da-Wa is a small, casual sushi spot with a solid omakase offering under the El on Front Street.
Double Knot is an all-day cafe with a basement izakaya that serves some of the best Japanese food in the city.
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There’s no better place to sit outside and eat French food around Rittenhouse Square than Parc.
Little Nonna’s is an Italian spot in Midtown Village that has the perfect back garden for a date night.
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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