Finding especially good Cajun and Creole food outside Louisiana is not the easiest task, but South does all of the classics, like shrimp gumbo and po’ boys, very well. Plus, it doubles as a jazz bar, so on any given night you’ll get way more than the Cajun shrimp deviled eggs and drinks you paid for.
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Even though we're convinced that Cicala is located in a haunted hotel, we still want to go and eat pasta at this spot on North Broad.
If you’re going to a show at Union Transfer, stop by Osteria before hand to eat some pasta outside.
Prohibition Tap Room
Prohibition Tavern is a casual corner bar in Callowhill where you’ll find a jukebox and some pretty solid bar food.
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The Grand Tavern
Go to The Grand Tavern in Neptune to drink, eat a bunch of appetizers, and hang out on their big patio.
American Sardine Bar
American Sardine Bar in Point Breeze is a neighborhood spot that you wish you lived closer to, with a nice patio and good seafood.
Twenty Manning Grill
Twenty Manning is an American bistro in Rittenhouse that you’ll want to check out on your next date night.
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South Philly Barbacoa
South Philly Barbacoa in the Italian Market makes the best tacos in Philadelphia. Period.
The Love in Rittenhouse feels like a nicer version of a mall restaurant, but their pastas and fried chicken are some of the best around.
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