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Sole Food
1200 Market St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Center City East Seafood $$$ 0 miles Located off the lobby of the Loews Hotel, SoleFood cooks neither "soul food" nor much actual sole, but it does specialize in creatively prepared seafood, from "crab 3 ways" to seared arctic char.
Hard Rock Café
1131 Market St # 31,
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Center City East American $$ 0.03 miles Just like the Hard Rock Cafe in your hometown. Except it's located in the historic Reading Terminal Train Station across the street from the conference hotel.
Reading Terminal Market
51 N 12th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2954
Center City East International $ 0.1 miles In operation since 1892, the Reading Terminal Market has something for everyone. Whether it is fresh local produce, Amish baked goods, prepared ethnic foods, or a side of beef, you're sure to have a good meal or pick up some tasty snacks from among the 80 merchants located within. Also has flowers, cookbooks, kitchen utensils, candy, ice cream, coffee and much more.
105 S 13th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Center City East Indian Fusion $$ 0.13 miles Called a Modern Indian BYOB, Bindi is not in any way authentic, but it does serve up a creative interpretation of the flavors of India. Try the lentil dosa or the mussels gozzoo.
114 S 12th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Center City East American $$$ 0.14 miles Tweed serves up fresh, organic and local ingredients in s stylish atmosphere. Try the flash broiled Irish salmon or the grass fed beef tenderloin.
Fogo de Chao
1337 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3521
Center City East Brazilian Steakhouse $$$ 0.15 miles If you like your beef sliced tableside by gauchos with giant knives, Fogo de Chao is the Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, for you. Served in a spacious dining room which used to be the old J. E. Caldwell jewelry store, this chain restaurant serves up as much theatricality as it does sirloin.
Raw Sushi and Sake Lounge
1225 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4806
Center City East Japanese $$$ 0.15 miles Located in the storefront of the old Stetson Hat Factory, Raw is a swanky lounge with over 40 sakes and a selection of fresh and colorful sushi rolls.
110 South 13th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4532
Center City East Mediterranean $$ 0.16 miles One of the most recent additions to the 13th Street dining scene, Barbuzzo is also one of the most talked about. The wood fired pizzas, charcuterie, and grilled entrees come highly recommended. Some great wine by the glass too.
Dim Sum Garden
59 N 11th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3004
Chinatown Chinese $ 0.16 miles Called by one reviewer the "dumpling dive of your dream," Dim Sum Garden is just steps away in Chinatown. Handmade noodles, soups and dumplings are what's best here.
106 S 13th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4522
Center City East Mexican $$ 0.16 miles Lolita is a tiny BYOB located on the recently renovated 13th Street just around the corner from Loews. The creative cuisine might be called "Mexican inspired" and includes complex and spicy dishes.
112 S 13th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4532
Center City East Pizza/Small Plates $$ 0.16 miles This modern and playful restaurant--it's pink!--features the cuisine of Mexico City served in chef Jose Garces's typical small-plate fashion. Try the carne Kobe tacos, the yellowfin tuna ceviche, or the forest mushroom huarache.
El Vez
1211 S 13th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Center City East Mexican $$ 0.17 miles Restauranteur Stephen Starr's hot spot is named for a Mexican Elvis impersonator and its décor and flavors match up perfectly in this over-the-top theme. The guacamoles (there are several), ceviches, and build-your-own tacos are quite popular, as are the margaritas.
Marathon Grill
1339 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3519
Center City East American $$ 0.17 miles This local chain serves typical American comfort food including meatloaf, turkey dinner, and robust salads. All-day breakfast is available too.
1315 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4523
Center City East American $$ 0.17 miles Time is a restaurant, a whiskey bar, and an absinthe den all rolled up into one. Well, spread across several rooms in the multi-level space. Serving up creative takes on traditional fare, there are full entrees as well as bar food.
129 S 13th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4903
Center City East Small Plates $$ 0.17 miles Vintage Barb and Bistro has 60 wines by the glass and a selection of small plate savory items.
10 Arts
10 S Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Avenue of the Arts American $$$ 0.19 miles Located in the Ritz-Carleton on Broad Street, 10 Arts is run by celebrity chef Eric Ripert and top chef Jennifer Carroll. The menu features such entrees as rabbit with leeks and Pennsylvania trout.
124 S 13th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4528
Center City East Asian/Small Plates $$$ 0.19 miles Sampan is celebrity chef Michael Schulson's beautiful new pan-Asian small plate restaurant on 13th street. The broad menu of over 40 dishes includes Thai glazed chicken wings, Japanese yakitori lamb chops, Korean short rib, and Cantonese frog legs.
Capital Grille
1338 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4525
Avenue of the Arts American $$$$ 0.2 miles The fine dining chain offers elegant interiors and a view of the nightlife on the Avenue of the Arts. It also serves up juicy hand-carved steaks and fresh seafood.
1227 Walnut Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4914
Center City East Italian $$ 0.21 miles Portofino is a long-standing restaurant in the neighborhood of the Loews Hotel and serves up traditional Italian fare of pasta, seafood, meat and vegetarian offerings.
Caribou Café
1126 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5883
Center City East French $$ 0.22 miles This authentic French bistro is located just a few blocks from the hotel and prepares classics such as escargots, bouillabaisse, and cassoulet.
Pho Cali
1000 Arch St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3002
Chinatown Vietnamese $ 0.23 miles This Vietnamese restaurant in the heart of Chinatown is the place to go for cheap, fast and delicious Pho.
Banana Leaf
1009 Arch St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2339
Chinatown Malaysian $ 0.24 miles A Malaysian restaurant in the center of Chinatown serves up tasty meals including satay skewers, and a variety of tofu, noodle and rice dishes.
Chris's Jazz Café
1421 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3004
Avenue of the Arts American $$ 0.25 miles You go to Chris's for the jazz, of course, but the food is nothing to scoff at. Try the jumbo frog legs with bourbon sauce or the Cajun crab cakes. The homemade desserts are delicious too.
Pastoral Korean Restaurant
205 S 13th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5407
Center City East Korean $ 0.25 miles This quiet and economical 13th Street restaurant offers tasty Korean barbeque with all the little accompanying bowls of goodness.
Kingdom of Vegetarians
129 N 11th St #1,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2347
Chinatown Chinese/Vegan $ 0.26 miles Kingdom of Vegetarians is known for their all-you-can-eat dim sum and large faux-meat selection.  Fancy it's not, but it can be a whole lot of fun.
Sahara Grill
1334 Walnut Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5314
Center City East Middle Eastern $$ 0.26 miles This inexpensive restaurant serves baba ghanoush, stuffed grape leaves, tabouli, hummus, falafel and other Middle Eastern specialties. Service is courteous, sometimes a bit slow. Excellent Turkish coffee.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
1426 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2505
Avenue of the Arts Steakhouse $$$$ 0.27 miles This expensive and swanky chain steakhouse located in a classic old bank building by City Hall is where the suits dine to spend OPM (Other People's Money).
117 N 10th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2436
Chinatown Malaysian $ 0.27 miles Strange that Philly should have so many Malaysian restaurants, but it does and most of them are pretty good. Penang features an industrial design inside and warnings on some menu items to "ask your server first." If you're considering the Fried Duck Web, it might not be a bad idea.
More Than Just Ice Cream
1119 Locust St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5519
Center City East American $ 0.29 miles More Than Just Ice Cream is a friendly neighborhood ice cream parlor and casual restaurant. Dishes include sandwiches such as a turkey burger with cranberry and hummus or a toothsome grilled cheese sandwich with apples and bacon. Daily special salads and entrees and a range of desserts, including ice cream.
1411 Walnut St # 2,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3115
Center City West Steakhouse $$$$ 0.29 miles If you've eaten at a Morton's in your home town you know what to expect: professional service, a clubby atmosphere, juicy steaks and an excellent wine list.
Tai Lake Restaurant
134 N 10th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2309
Chinatown Chinese $ 0.29 miles The ingredients are fresh at Tai Lake Restaurant in Chinatown. You'll even get to see your meal picked out of an aquarium if you choose seafood here. Prices are economical too.
Nineteen (XIX)
200 S Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3803
Avenue of the Arts American $$$ 0.31 miles The chic XIX is situated on the nineteenth floor of the famed Bellevue-Stratford Hotel (site of the American Legion Convention where Legionnaire's disease broke out in 1976). Don't worry--it's long been cleaned up, and the view, if you sit by a window, is stunning. The prices are high but the food is quite good.
Rick's Steaks
200 S Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3809
Avenue of the Arts Cheesesteaks $ 0.31 miles If a trip down South Philly isn't in the cards, an excellent cheesesteak can be had at Rick's Steaks at the Shops at Liberty Place just a few blocks from the conference hotel.
220 S Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3816
Avenue of the Arts American $$$ 0.32 miles
Palace at the Ben
834 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5127
Center City East Indian $$ 0.32 miles
Upstairs & Sotto Varalli
231 S Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5303
Avenue of the Arts Italian $$$ 0.32 miles
246 S 11th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-6752
Center City East French $$$ 0.32 miles
Five Guys Burgers
1527 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2501
Center City West Burgers $ 0.33 miles
112 N 9th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2401
Chinatown Burmese $ 0.33 miles Burmese home cooking by three ladies from Myanmar. Residents who have left Philadelphia make up excuses to come back to eat here. On the edge of China Town, its décor is modest, the prices reasonable, the dishes uncomplicated but distinctive. Not to be missed: the slightly bitter Green tealeaf salad (with the Glass noodle and Green mango salads running a close second); Thousand-layer bread (ask for potato curry with this); Crispy onions. Very fine entrées: Vatana bean fried rice; Keema; Tofu in coconut milk.
1405 Locust St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3807
Avenue of the Arts Greek $$$ 0.35 miles
Nodding Head Brewery
1516 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2808
Center City West Gastro Pub $$ 0.35 miles Excellent brewery in a second-floor walk-up; sometimes you can watch them stoking the cylindrical vats with ingredients that have been hoisted up from the delivery alley out back. Sandwiches often transcend brewery fare, at reasonable prices—ask about daily specials. Also recommended are the White beans with sage and the Baked brie, but folks who aren’t there for the beer are likely there for the fries (ask for the bourbon mayonnaise with paprika).
Oyster House
1516 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2811
Center City West Seafood $$$ 0.35 miles
Vietnam Restaurant
221 N 11th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-1821
Chinatown Vietnamese $$ 0.35 miles A warm and casual atmosphere is what you'll find at Vietnam Restaurant on the edge of Chinatown. Traditional fare ranges from crispy spring rolls, noodle soups, and crispy and pan-fried noodle entrees to meat entrees and rice dishes.
211 S 15th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3804
Center City West Korean $ 0.36 miles
Nanzhou Hand Drawn Noodle House
927 Race St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-1805
Chinatown Chinese $ 0.36 miles
1229 Spruce St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5868
Center City East Mediterranean/ Latin $$$ 0.36 miles
Ladder 15
1528 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2804
Center City West Gastro Pub $$ 0.37 miles
1137 Spruce St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-6738
Center City East Small Plates $$ 0.37 miles Tria specializes in three fermented foods: wine, beer, and cheese. A long menu of all three rotates on a near daily basis. Also serves salads, sandwiches, and desserts.
Butcher & Singer
1500 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3523
Center City West Steakhouse $$$$ 0.38 miles
Good Dog Bar
224 S 15th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3806
Center City West Gastro Pub $$ 0.38 miles This neighborhood bar with a dog theme is known for its creative pub food including a duck pot pie, vegetarian sloppy joes, and the eponimously-named roquefort-stuffed Good Dog Burger. Several excellent beers on tap, too.
Le Bec-Fin
1523 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3001
Center City West French $$$$ 0.38 miles
1216 Spruce St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5911
Center City East American $$ 0.38 miles
Shiroi Hana
222 S 15th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3806
Center City West Sushi $$ 0.38 miles
Top Tomato
1518 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3406
Center City East Pizza $ 0.38 miles
1312 Spruce St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5885
Center City East Italian $$$$ 0.39 miles
1001 Spruce St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-6701
Center City East Greek $$ 0.4 miles Evoking the character of a warm and windy Mediterranean island, Kanella specializes in the food of Cyprus. The BYOB excels at meat dishes such as braised breast of lamb, goat stew, and partridge in broth as well as seafood dishes such as seared haddock or roasted cuttlefish. Also serves a delicious brunch.
723 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
Center City East Japanese $$$$ 0.4 miles
Ted's Montana Grill
260 S Broad St # 120,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021
Avenue of the Arts Steakhouse $$$ 0.4 miles
Union Trust Steakhouse
717 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2315
Center City East Steakhouse $$$ 0.41 miles
941 Spruce St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5736
Center City East Gastro Pub $$ 0.41 miles
1608 Sansom Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5404
Center City West Korean $$ 0.42 miles Small Korean restaurant in Center City, great place for lunch. The dolsot bibimbap (rice with vegetables and tofu/meat in a sizzling hot stone bowl) is the thing to get-- order at the counter and be careful carrying it to your table! Their lunch specials are generous and delicious.
Jose Pistola's
263 South 15th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-5035
Center City West Mexican $$ 0.43 miles
705 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2315
Center City East Thai/Malaysian $ 0.44 miles This Thai and Malaysian restaurant features tasty flat noodle, mango, pineapple and curry dishes. It's reasonably priced and efficiently run.
707 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2322
Center City East Peruvian-Chinese/ Small Plates $$$ 0.44 miles 'Chifa' is the name given in Peru to a fusion of Chinese and local cuisine. Few in Philly really know—or care—whether celebrity chef José Garces's rendition of chifa is all that faithful. The ceviches, pork belly buns, and other small plates are simply delicious. You'll also probably want to try the lychee sangria or the passionfruit margaritas.
700 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3201
Center City East American $$ 0.44 miles Like a flashback to the Brady Bunch, this popular Stephen Starr restaurant features comfort foods from the 1970s. The Thanksgiving dinner, Cobb salad, and baked macaroni and cheese topped with bread crumbs are especially groovy. Finish up with a slice of Duncan Hines chocolate layer cake.
Ruth's Chris Steak House
260 S Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021
Avenue of the Arts Steakhouse $$$$ 0.44 miles
Alma De Cuba
1623 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5402
Center City West Cuban $$$ 0.45 miles
111 S 17th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5114
Center City West Italian $$$ 0.45 miles
1127 Pine St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-6035
Center City East Greek $$ 0.46 miles
615 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404
Old City Italian $$ 0.46 miles
1141 Pine St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107-6035
Center City East Cuban $$ 0.46 miles
Square 1682
121 S 17th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Center City West American $$$ 0.46 miles
Table 31
1701 JFK Blvd,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2838
Center City West Italian $$$ 0.46 miles
Ernesto's 1521 Café
1521 Spruce St # 101,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-4546
Center City West Italian $$$ 0.47 miles Located down the street from the Kimmel Center, Ernesto’s is a favorite among Philadelphia Orchestra members. Located in a historic brownstone, Ernesto’s is a family-run Italian bistro serving creative variations on traditional Italian dishes. An all-Italian wine list and homemade desserts round out the menu.
Tequila's Restaurant
1602 Locust St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6305
Center City West Mexican $$$ 0.47 miles Tequila's Restaurant serves authentic fine Mexican fare in an elegant 19th-century brownstone located off Rittenhouse Square. The menu includes entrees such as chicken with mole poblano sauce, a beautifully braided beef filet, or the perfectly cooked fish of the day, usually served whole. Margaritas by the jug and superb desserts will round out the meal.
La Viola
253 S 16th,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3350
Center City West Italian $$ 0.48 miles
412 S 13th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-1157
Center City East Roman/Small Plates $$$ 0.51 miles
Monk's Café
264 S 16th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-3357
Center City West Gastro Pub $$ 0.51 miles Monk's is legendary in beer circles, providing a stupefying number of the world's beers on tap and by the bottle. For diners, there is an array of traditional Belgian eats including mussels, burgers, and other bar fare.
DiBruno Brothers Pronto
1730 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5120
Center City West Italian $$ 0.52 miles
Phillips Seafood
200 N 17th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Center City West Seafood $$ 0.52 miles
Warsaw Café
306 S 16th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-4907
Center City West Eastern European $$ 0.53 miles
Continental Midtown
1801 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-3712
Center City West American $$$ 0.54 miles Continental Midtown is the larger Rittenhouse area cousin of Stephen Starr's original Old City diner/martini bar. Serves trendy small plate dishes and creative cocktails.
Prime Rib
1701 Locust St # 3,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6120
Center City West American $$$$ 0.54 miles
261 S 17th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6232
Center City West Italian $$ 0.55 miles
Devon Seafood Grill
225 S 18th St # 1,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6141
Center City West Seafood $$ 0.58 miles
205 S 18th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5900
Center City West American $$$ 0.58 miles
Barclay Prime
237 S 18th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6199
Center City West Steakhouse $$$$ 0.59 miles
Fountain Restaurant
1 Logan Sq,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6933
Center City West French $$$$ 0.6 miles
37 S 19th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-3718
Center City West American $$ 0.6 miles
Parc Rittenhouse
227 S 18th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6151
Center City West French $$ 0.6 miles
Govinda's Gourmet Vegetarian
1408 South St,
Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
Avenue of the Arts Vegetarian/Vegan $ 0.65 miles Govinda's is the place to go for a cheap and quick meal of vegan fare.
928 South St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
South Street American $$$ 0.65 miles
Jamaican Jerk Hut
1436 South St,
Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
South Street Jamaican $ 0.67 miles Briefly famous for some scenes in the film “In Her Shoes,” the place has suffered its ups and downs. The popular outside dining will not be available in winter. On balance, the food is good, the service highly variable. Platter selections are available, as are vegetarian options. Plantains play a positive roll, as do the home-made ginger beers.
210 W Rittenhouse Sq,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
Center City West French/Small Plates $$$$ 0.69 miles
Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse
210 W Rittenhouse Sq,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
Center City West Steakhouse $$$$ 0.69 miles
Mama’s Vegetarian
18 S 20th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-3313
Center City West Middle Eastern/ Vegetarian $ 0.7 miles
1708 Lombard St,
Philadelphia, PA 19146-1519
Center City West Seafood $$$ 0.71 miles
Novita Bistro
1608 South St,
Philadelphia, PA 19146-1542
South Street Mediterranean $$ 0.72 miles Because of the cost and scarcity of liquor licenses in Philadelphia, many small BYOBs have sprung up around the city. Located nearby on the up-and-coming South Street west, Novita Bistro has quickly become known for its Mediterranean-Moroccan fare and friendly service.
116 S 20th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4439
Center City West Basque/Small Plates $$$ 0.72 miles
Village Whiskey
114 S 20th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4451
Center City West American $$ 0.72 miles Village Whiskey is chef Jose Garces's take on the friendly neighborhood pub. A long bar and comfy booths create a cozy atmosphere for enjoying the Whiskey King burger (which includes fois gras), duck-fat fries, and a selections of pickled veggies. Over 80 whiskeys and other libations, too.
325 Chestnut St # 1B,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2601
Old City Asian $$$ 0.73 miles
2012 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4417
Center City West Tuscan $$$ 0.73 miles
Rum Bar
2005 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4400
Center City West Caribbean $$ 0.73 miles
McCormick & Schmick's
1 S Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19109-3426
Avenue of the Arts Seafood $$$ 0.74 miles
731 S Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1812
Avenue of the Arts Steakhouse $$$ 0.74 miles
Brauhaus Schmitz
718 South St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-2023
South Street German $$ 0.74 miles A recent addition to Philadelphia’s dining and drinking scene, Brauhaus Schmitz’s boisterous beer hall spirit is a perfect fit for the often raucous South Street. But the excellent food—including Bavarian pretzels, roasted pig knuckles, rustic goulash, and spicy Sauerbraten—and even better beer list, make this more than just another bar to chug brewskis.
1713 South St,
Philadelphia, PA 19146-1528
South Street Mediterranean $$ 0.75 miles
306 Market St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2709
Old City American $$ 0.76 miles
Morning Glory Diner
735 S 10th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-2741
South Philly Diner $$ 0.76 miles Cozy establishment, friendly service. Great place for brunch, but arrive early in order to get a table. Menu changes frequently, but definitely get their homemade biscuits. Their sandwiches and salads are also made to order and are fresh.
Noble American Cookery
2025 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4416
Center City West American $$$ 0.76 miles A recent addition to the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, Noble American Cookery features New American cuisine, influenced as much by the owners’ grandmothers as by their cosmopolitan cooking credentials. Noble’s menu features simple seasonal fare, much of it locally raised or caught or grown, including herbs and vegetables from the restaurant’s rooftop garden.
253 S 20th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5633
Center City West International $$ 0.76 miles
611 South 7th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-2103
South Street Vegan $$$ 0.77 miles A pioneer in vegan dining, Horizons has been impressing Philadelphia diners since 1994 in nearby Willow Grove and 2006 when the restaurant was moved to Center City. Whether you’re a follower of PETA or a veggie-friendly carnivore, you’re sure to find the cuisine at Horizons creative and tasty, complex and eminently satisfying.
National Mechanics
22 S 3rd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2701
Old City Gastro Pub $$ 0.78 miles Housed in an old neoclassical bank building, National Mechanics serves up good old-fashioned comfort food and an excellent selection of beers on tap.
Society Hill Hotel and Bar
301 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2702
Old City Gastro Pub $$ 0.78 miles
15 S 3rd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2848
Old City American $$ 0.79 miles FARMiCiA builds its menu around farm-fresh ingredients grown and raised locally. Signature dishes include a pan-roasted lamb tenderloin, vegan chorizo tamales, and a flame-grilled ribeye. Finish your meal with a delicious tonic.
2048 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4417
Center City West Italian $$ 0.79 miles Tiny Italian BYOB run by two extraordinarily friendly brothers, Steven and David Sansone. It’s difficult to make menu recommendations because, whether it’s meat, fish, or risotto, it’s great, but be sure to try at least an appetizer-sized helping of their homemade pasta with the best tomato sauce (“red gravy” if you’re from around here) anywhere.
Haru Sushi
241 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2850
Old City Sushi $$$ 0.8 miles
Radicchio Café
402 Wood St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1111
Old City Italian $$ 0.82 miles
Beau Monde
624 S 6th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-2129
Queen Village French Creperie $$ 0.83 miles Beau Monde is a creperie that serves both savory and sweet crepes made to order from a long list of delicious ingredients. The atmosphere evokes a French bistro with its topiaries, patterned wallpaper and waitresses in skimpy black and white outfits.
33 S 3rd St Lower Level,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2814
Old City Belgian/Fondue $$ 0.84 miles Cousin to the neighboring Eulogy Belgian bar, the grotto-esque Beneluxx Tasting Room features three Belgian staples. There's a cheese fondue of the day, dozens of beers, and a variety of chocolate, plus a handful of entrees and lighter bites.
217 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2812
Old City Spanish/Small Plates $$$ 0.85 miles The first of Iron Chef Jose Garces's small-plate restaurants may be his best. Amada features fine Spanish tapas that range from the traditional to the exotic. Highlights include a Serrano ham and fig salad, Spanish octopus, aged Manchego with truffled lavender honey, and parmesan artichokes.
Friday Saturday Sunday
261 S 21st St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4815
Center City West American $$$ 0.85 miles This cozy Rittenhouse Square area mainstay, dating back the first (1970s) Philly restaurant renaissance, has often been cited of Philadelphia’s most romantic restaurant. Menu highlights include mushroom soup, the roast duck, and all of the desserts. Bottles of wine are sold at a considerably lower than usual markup.
Positano Coast
212 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3904
Old City Italian $$ 0.86 miles
Cuba Libre
10 S 2nd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
Old City Cuban $$ 0.88 miles
Pub and Kitchen
1946 Lombard St,
Philadelphia, PA 19146-1411
Center City West Gastro Pub $$ 0.88 miles
138 Market St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3015
Old City American $$$ 0.89 miles Continental is restauranteur Stephen Starr's long-established diner/martini bar in Old City. Serves trendy small plate dishes and creative cocktails.
824 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-2821
South Philly American $$$ 0.89 miles
500 S 20th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19146-1302
Center City West American $$ 0.89 miles
Serrano & Tin Angel
20 S 2nd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2802
Old City International $$ 0.89 miles
237 Saint James Pl,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3936
Old City Israeli $$$ 0.89 miles The Israeli restaurant Zahav presents skillfully prepared small plates of salatim and hummus, mezze ranging from haloumi to braised veal cheeks, and carefully spiced grilled dishes such as duck, lamb and eggplant. Desserts and wine choices are excellent, too.
City Tavern
138 S 2nd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2897
Old City American $$ 0.9 miles
Eulogy Belgian Tavern
136 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
Old City Belgian $$ 0.91 miles This death-themed Belgian bistro features more beers on tap than nearly anywhere in the city. And nothing goes with Belgian beer like the crispy twice-fried frietjes or a pot of mussels.
Sabrina's Café
910 Christian St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-3808
South Philly American $$ 0.91 miles
Jim's Steaks
400 South St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
South Street Cheesesteaks $ 0.92 miles
640 N Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA 19130-3420
Loft District Italian $$$ 0.92 miles
Triumph Brewing Company
117 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3074
Old City American $$ 0.92 miles
Han Dynasty
108 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3009
Old City Chinese $$ 0.96 miles
Swanky Bubbles
10 S Front St,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3001
Old City Asian $$$ 0.96 miles
Silk City Diner
435 Spring Garden St,
Philadelphia, PA 19123-2825
Northern Liberties Diner $ 0.99 miles
408 S 2nd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-1608
South Street Mexican $$$ 1 miles
Mama Palma
2229 Spruce St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5517
Center City West Italian $$ 1.01 miles
Pizzeria Stella
215 Lombard St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-1600
South Street Pizza $$ 1.01 miles
1009 S Eighth St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-4730
South Philly French $$ 1.05 miles
2227 Pine St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6515
Center City West Seafood $$ 1.05 miles
Royal Tavern
937 E Passyunk Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-2943
South Philly Gastro Pub $$ 1.08 miles You know you’re not having your typical bar food when the vegan and vegetarian dishes are every bit of delicious as the burgers. And, if that isn’t enough— freshly-popped gourmet popcorn.
Taqueria la Veracruzanas
908 Washington Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-3825
South Philly Mexican $ 1.09 miles Don't be put off by the scrubby Italian Market location-- it's the best place to get tacos for miles around. Don't waste time with the other items on the menu-- get the tacos! The Al Pastor (pork with pineapple), Carnitas (pork), and Bistek Asado (grilled steak) are top-notch. Cheap and delicious and worth the trip.
Devil's Den
1148 S 11th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-4626
South Philly Gastro Pub $$ 1.11 miles This friendly South Philly gastropub, featuring a fine rotating selection of craft beers on tap, is particularly congenial in winter when the fireplace is roaring. The wide-ranged food menu features a good selection of mussel dishes.
637 N 3rd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19123-2901
Northern Liberties Gastro Pub $$ 1.13 miles
401 S Columbus Blvd,
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4300
Penn's Landing American $$$$ 1.17 miles
613 N Second St,
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Northern Liberties Portuguese $$ 1.19 miles
N. 3rd
801 N 3rd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19123-2203
Northern Liberties Gastro Pub $$ 1.22 miles
Geno's Steaks
1219 S 9th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
South Philly Cheesesteaks $ 1.26 miles
1247 S 13th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-4502
South Philly Contemporary Italian $$ 1.27 miles
Pat's King of Steaks
1237 E Passyunk Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-5060
South Philly Cheesesteaks $ 1.28 miles
World Café Live
3025 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3402
University City American $$ 1.32 miles The music, not the food, is the highlight of this radio station and double-stage nightclub in University City. Both stages include meal and bar service.
Standard Tap
901 N 2nd St,
Philadelphia, PA 19123-2301
Northern Liberties Gastro Pub $$ 1.35 miles
Victor Café
1303 Dickinson St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147-6213
South Philly Italian $$ 1.44 miles Begun as a gramophone shop devoted to opera on the RCA Victor label, the Victor Café has been serving Italian food and Italian opera with gusto since 1933. Located a short subway ride away in South Philly, the restaurant offers traditional Italian fare from lasagna to fresh fish and a selection of veal dishes. Tableside serenades by aspiring young opera singers will make for an unforgettable evening
Cantina Los Cabillitos
1651 E Passyunk Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19148-1121
South Philly Mexican $$ 1.6 miles
White Dog Cafe
3420 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3404
University City Organic American $$$ 1.74 miles Located in three adjacent Victorian brownstones in University City, the White Dog Café is a classic of Philadelphia dining. Founded in 1983 by social activist Judy Wicks, the award-wining restaurant has long focused on sustainable locally-grown food and the promotion of civic responsibility. Under new ownership since 2009, the restaurant remains a favorite of locals and visitors alike.
3636 Sansom St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3212
University City Asian $$$ 1.87 miles
Melrose Diner
1501 Snyder Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19145-3092
South Philly Diner $ 1.97 miles "Everyone who knows goes to the Melrose." In the heart of South Philly is a diner that is a true relic from the '50s. A popular place with the locals, so it can be crowded, especially during breakfast on the weekends. The custard French toast is great, and the cakes and pies are made in-house.
3945 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3621
University City Mexican/Small Plate $$ 2.23 miles This modern and playful restaurant--it's pink!--features the cuisine of Mexico City served in chef Jose Garces's typical small-plate fashion. Try the carne Kobe tacos, the yellowfin tuna ceviche, or the forest mushroom huarache.
Local 44
4333 Spruce St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4707
University City American $$ 2.65 miles
Kaffa Crossing
4423 Chestnut St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2913
University City Ethiopian $ 2.68 miles
Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant
229 S 45th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2918
University City Ethiopian $$ 2.72 miles
Marigold Kitchen
501 S 45th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3913
University City American $$$ 2.77 miles This well-established University City BYOB excels in the artistic and experimental techniques of molecular gastronomy. Offerings include lavender soda with tapioca pearls, local apples presented in several forms and textures, and an avant-garde preparation of pork, beans and beer.