There are a lot of great things about Herman’s - like all of the food trucks that are parked out front, and the daily 1900 Ice Cream pint deliveries. But the best thing might be that they have garage doors that stay open the whole summer, which makes it feel like you’re outside. Order some coffee and a pastry and post up on one of the red-and-white lawn chairs lined up on the sidewalk here.
Where we've featured it
More spots in South PhillySee more
The Thirsty Soul
The Thirsty Soul is a church-themed bar in Newbold with a fully functioning confessional booth.
Wokano Chinese Cuisine
At South Philly Chinese spot Wokano, there are more dumpling choices than coupons attached to a CVS receipt.
Porcos is a small sandwich shop with mostly porchetta on the menu, plus a full on-site bakery.
More Bakery/Cafe spotsSee more
Vernick Coffee Bar
Vernick Coffee Bar in the Comcast Center serves an all-day menu, and is a good lunch option if you’re in the area.
Rally is a coffee shop in Bella Vista that’s also an event space, a design studio, and a pop-up shop for local vendors.
The Monkey & The Elephant Café
The Monkey & The Elephant is a coffee shop in Fairmount with a great back patio.
Suggested by our writers
La Colombe in Fishtown is like every other La Colombe, but way bigger and with a lot more food options.
One Shot Cafe
One Shot is a cafe in Northern Liberties with an upstairs library that’s perfect for getting some work done.
Elixr Coffee Roasters
Elixr’s huge coffee roastery in Callowhill is a great place to get work done, especially after doing one of their “coffee omakases.”
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more