Popi’s looks like one of those big event spaces you see on the side of the highway in New Jersey - the ones that people rent out for a retirement party or a tacky prom. But that’s exactly why we like it. It’ has two floors of tables with white tablecloths and carpeting that was installed in the ’80s, and the food is classic, red sauce Italian. It will definitely do the trick after a Sixers game where your only options were cotton candy and microwave pizza.
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La Virgen de Las Nieves
La Virgen De Las Nieves is a Mexican spot in South Philly that has huge, delicious huaraches served in pizza boxes.
Oregon Diner has a full bar and is open 24/7. For late night food after an Eagles game, there’s nowhere better (or cheaper).
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Cry Baby Pasta
Cry Baby Pasta is a nice-looking pasta spot in Queen Village that’s good for a casual dinner with friends.
Wm. Mulherin’s Sons
Wm. Mulherin’s Sons is an Italian restaurant in Fishtown where you should go for a date or a nicer-than-usual weeknight dinner.
Tre Scalini is a small Italian BYOB on East Passyunk with a bunch of sidewalk seating when it’s nice out.
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Bar Amis is an offshoot of Amis Trattoria that serves solid pasta and antipasti dishes in the Navy Yard.
SOMO SoPhi is a two-level American restaurant near the stadiums with tons of outdoor seating.
Pho Ha Saigon
Pho Ha Saigon is a very large, very casual Vietnamese spot in South Philly, right by the stadiums.
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