This location of Milkboy, the all-day cafe and music venue mini-chain, isn’t as well-known as the one in Old City, but it’s the better of the two. And that’s mostly because they have some underground deal with Jim’s next door, where you can order one of their cheesesteaks directly to your table without having to wait in line.
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Jim’s is a classic cheesesteak shop on South Street that has a line around the block at pretty much any time of day.
Isot is a Turkish BYOB in Washington Square West that’s great for groups and weekend brunch.
Lorenzo & Sons Pizza
Lorenzo & Sons is a counter-service pizza spot with enormous slices on South Street that’s open late.
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Hershel’s East Side Deli
Hershel's is a deli inside Reading Terminal Market with a great pastrami sandwich.
La Peg is an American pub set inside the Fringe Arts building that turns into a huge beer garden during the summer.
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The Hungry Pigeon
Hungry Pigeon is an all-day spot in Queen Village where you’ll go for breakfast, stick around until lunch, and consider coming back for dinner.
Head to Marrakesh is a cash-only Moroccan spot in Society Hill with belly dancers and tables you recline at.
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