If you're a first time visitor to Philadelphia, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Philadelphia.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Philadelphia.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"Bakery for cannoli and cookies Miller's Twist for pretzels Bassetts ice cream and milkshakes For dinner, check out Zahav, an Israeli restaurant on St." See More
"Here's a few: Jim's Steaks(best cheesesteaks) Parc(more upscale, French) La Colombe Coffee Roasters (coffee + bakery) Sabrina's Cafe (breakfast and lunch) Good Day Deli(breakfast spot) Green Eggs Café (breakfast and lunch) This is just off the top of my head." See More
"Pat's King of Steaks/Geno’s Steaks is very touristy if you want to check it out." See More
"I live two blocks away and find myself at Pat's King of Steaks or Geno's Steaks only once or twice a year for a night cap in the early morning hours." See More
"Nice happy hour at Oyster House, wine/beer/cheese at any of the Tria locations, El Vez or El Rey, The Ranstead Room1 Tippling Place for cocktails." See More
"Tony Luke's is also very strong for both cheesesteaks and pork." See More
"But, better, nearby is Federal Donuts Federal Donuts The location I want isnt showing up on the map (Chestnut and 16th?" See More
"The Dandelion and South Philadelphia Tap Room- for beers and elevated pub food ParcVernick Food & Drink and Serpico- progressive American splurges Osteria - for some of the best Italian on the east coast Abe Fisher and Zahav- Israeli Kanella - Greek Dim Sum Garden and Buddakan- Chinese and dumplings Barclay Prime, Del Frisco's Steakhouse, Palladino's - steak Amada and Jamonera - tapas Khmer Kitchen and I Heart Cambodia - Cambodian Vedge and Charlie was a sinner - vegetarian Los Gallos and Taqueria La Veracruzana - Mexican" See More
"Khyber Pass Pub is good, but not upscale." See More
"French at Bibou and Townsend, Italian at Palladino's and Osteria, American at Vernick Food & Drink, Serpico, and SBRAGA." See More
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