Open until midnight, this Chinatown spot is huge and the menu is full of crepes, waffles, pancakes, and plenty of mango-themed sweets. As a plus, they’ve got a big upstairs lounge area to seat a crew, which is perfect when everyone’s had a few drinks, or if it’s a weeknight and the whole group just wants dessert.
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Hop Sing Laundromat
You can’t wash your clothes at Hop Sing Laundromat, but you can get some really good cocktails here - as long as you make it past the guy at the door.
Rangoon is a Burmese place in Chinatown that’s good for sharing a bunch of family-style dishes with a big group.
Dim Sum Garden
Dim Sum Garden in Chinatown is affordable and BYOB, which makes it a great spot to start a night or anytime you want some soup dumplings.
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Milkboy is an all-day cafe and music venue on South Street that also serves Jim’s cheesesteaks.
Double Knot is an all-day cafe with a basement izakaya that serves some of the best Japanese food in the city.
K’Far is an all-day Israeli cafe from the people who run Zahav, and while it’s better known for breakfast, it also serves an excellent dinner.
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Sate Kampar is a Malaysian place in East Passyunk where you should go for a low-key weeknight dinner.
Rex 1516 in Rittenhouse is about as close as you can get to New Orleans without leaving Philly.
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