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  (58 restaurants)    
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Memphis Taproom: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Memphis TaproomSee Memphis Taproom Video ($$)
(665 ratings)

2331 E Cumberland St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 425-4460
www.memphistaproom.com
  • Deep-Fried Pickle
    beer-based batter; w/ horseradish buttermilk dipping sauce
  • Pork Rillons and Watermelon Salad
    slow-cooked pork belly, watermelon, arugula, sugarcane vinaigrette; pork is seasoned overnight and slow-cooked in lard; balance of salty-and-sweet
  • Smoked Coconut Club
    sandwich w/ grilled lemon garlic tofu, smoked coconut and tomato herb mayo
4.0 out of 5
665 ratings
bar food w/ attitude
  • Chocolate Tower
    a chocolate-cloaked stack including a Rice Krispies treat, a chocolate chip cookie, an Oreo cookie, a marshmallow & a peanut-butter cup all "glued" by chocolate; looks good
4.0 out of 5
73 ratings
since 1980; family-owned & operated; located in Reading Terminal Market
  • Frito Pie
    off-menu item; layer of Fritos piled w/ chili, oaxaca cheese & pico de gallo-avocado mix
4.0 out of 5
877 ratings
bar/restaurant in historic, beautiful 1837 building that used to house banks, churches, clubs & bars
Osteria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
OsteriaSee Osteria Video ($$$)
(810 ratings)

640 N Broad St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 763-0920
www.vetrifamily.com/index...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Pizza"
  • Margherita Pizza
    cracker thin crust; ; tomato sauce w/ thick slices of mozzarella (rather than shredded) and topped w/ whole basil leaves
4.0 out of 5
810 ratings
opened in 2007; wood-burning 700-degree oven; classically designed having a warm, evocative feel in an industrial setting
Parc: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ParcSee Parc Video ($$$)
(2510 ratings)

227 S 18th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-2262
www.parc-restaurant.com
  • Mashed Potatoes (Pommes Puree) with Roast Chicken
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
2510 ratings
chic Parisian-style brasserie paying tribute to French café culture (outdoor seating for people-watching) serving traditional bistro; off Rittenhouse Square
  • Chopped Brisket Sandwich
    beef brined & smoked in red oak for 5 hrs, chopped & BBQ sauced; topped w/ bread-and-butter pickles, sliced onion; looks good
  • Pork Belly Sandwich
    pork belly brined for 12 hrs & smoked for 3 hrs, sliced & grilled; topped w/ spicy pickled carrots, cilantro, barbecue sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
798 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2009; serving Texas-style BBQ; seasonal (check website for openings/hours); Other Recipes: Bread and Butter Pickles
Pizza Brain: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pizza Brain ($$)
(552 ratings)

2313 Frankford Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 291-2965
www.pizzabrain.org
As Seen On:
Pizza Party
  • Backyard BBQ Pizza
    w/ smoked baked beans instead of marinara sauce
  • Lillian Lee Pizza
    w/ red-eye gravy instead of marinara sauce
4.0 out of 5
552 ratings
Ranstead Room: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ranstead RoomSee Ranstead Room Video ($$$)
(480 ratings)

2013 Ranstead St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 563-3330
  • Albondigas
    off-menu item; meatball sub w/ Mexican-style meatballs, goat cheese
4.0 out of 5
480 ratings
entrance is in alleyway w/ no signage (shares same building as El Rey Restaurant)
Sarcone's Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sarcone's Deli [CLOSED]See Sarcone's Deli Video ($)
(209 ratings)

734 S 9th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 922-1717
  • C.C. Hoagie
    roast beef, sauteed spinach, roast garlic, sharp provolone, drizzled w/ balsamic vinegar & oil; "C.C" stands for "Center City"
  • The Italian Hoagie
    thinly slice prosciutto, hot capicola, salami, provolone, oil, vinegar, herbs, lettuce, tomatoes, onions; served on homemade bread (sub roll); looks good
  • Junk Yard Special (Turkey Prosciutto Hoagie)
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
209 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1997
Sidecar Bar & Grille: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sidecar Bar & GrilleSee Sidecar Bar & Grille Video ($$)
(643 ratings)

2201 Christian St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 732-3429
www.thesidecarbar.com
  • New England Style Clam Chowder
    apple wood smoked bacon, homemade potato & chive gnocchi, crispy shallots, picked celery; "one of the best gnocchi dished I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
643 ratings
opened in 2005; shot bar-turned-hot spot serving gourmet bar food; Other Recipes: Fries w/ Crab Imperial Sauce
Silk City Diner & Lounge: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Silk City Diner & LoungeSee Silk City Diner & Lounge Video ($$)
(907 ratings)

435 Spring Garden St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 592-8838
www.silkcityphilly.com
  • Chicken Wings
    looks good
  • Duck Confit Spring Rolls
  • Empanadas
    homemade; ham filling
  • Shrimp & Crab Potstickers
    pan fried
4.0 out of 5
907 ratings
opened in 1952; changed management and re-opened in 2007; French-trained chef; in old-fashion diner car; 3,000 square-foot beer garden opens in the spring
  • Fried Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich
    signature dish; dessert: PB&J sandwich dipped in French toast batter then crusted w/ ground Frosted Flakes & pan-fried; looks good
  • Headcheese
    popular dish; made from parts of a whole pig head (ear, jowl, tongue), boiled, chopped, gelled & sliced; served on corn tortilla discs & topped w/ slice of avocado, queso fresco, house-pickled jalapenos-mustard seed & minced red onion; comes w/ side of homemade hot sauce
  • Ricotta Donuts
    bite-sized donuts rolled in garam masala-sugar mix; comes w/ side of hard-cider caramel sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
520 ratings
since 2003; Marc Summers made special appearance
Standard Tap: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Standard TapSee Standard Tap Video ($$)
(764 ratings)

901 N 2nd St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 238-0630
www.standardtap.com
  • Chicken Pie
    chicken pot pie minus the "pot" (chicken filler covered by 2 layers of pastry & baked); looks good
  • Grilled Octopus
    octopus boiled, pulled, marinated & grilled
4.0 out of 5
764 ratings
opened in 1999; offer a draft-only beer selection that highlights the vast array of styles crafted by breweries located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware
Termini Bros Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Termini Bros Bakery ($$)
(247 ratings)

12th St & Filbert St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 629-1790
www.termini.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Philadelphia"
  • Mini Chocolate Covered Banana
    at airing, it's free (1 piece) if they can take your picture & post on Facebook
4.0 out of 5
247 ratings
at Reading Terminal Market
Tommy DiNic's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tommy DiNic'sSee Tommy DiNic's Video ($)
(2144 ratings)

1136 Arch St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 923-6175
www.tommydinics.com
  • Roast Pork Sandwich
    looks good; winner of Best Sandwich (Northeast & America); get w/ sharp provolone & sauted broccoli rabe; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2144 ratings
Best Sandwich in America (#1 Winner) ; #50 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); at Reading Terminal Market; started as a butcher shop in South Philly in 1918
Tony Luke's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tony Luke'sSee Tony Luke's Video ($)
(1833 ratings)

39 E Oregon Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 551-5725
www.tonylukes.com
  • Cheesesteaks
    cooked in (low) 225-degree flat-top grill; cheese wiz on roll rather than on steak; looks good
  • Pizza Cheesesteak
    looks good
  • Italian Roast Pork Sandwich
    slow-roasted pork, au jus, sauteed broccoli rabe (or spinach) & sharp provolone on a fresh baked roll; Rachael adds sauteed hot peppers; looks good
  • Ultimate Cheesesteak Challenge
    challenge: 20-inch cheesesteak sub (equivalent to 6 cheese steak subs); Adam won
4.0 out of 5
1833 ratings
#6 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Pat's vs. Tony Luke's...Pat's won (2-votes-to-1); opened in 1992; long lines; serves other sandwiches as well; bake their own bread
  • Short Rib & Cheddar Duck Fat Fries
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
1519 ratings
Chef Jose Garces is 2009 winner of the James Beard Foundation's "Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic" award; Other Recipes: Pickled Baby Beets
Continental: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ContinentalSee Continental Video ($$)
(1651 ratings)

1801 Chestnut St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 567-1800
www.continentalmidtown.co...
  • Crispy Calamari Salad
    "spicy, crunchy & greasy"; looks good (for a salad)
3.5 out of 5
1651 ratings
Dining Car & Market: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dining Car & MarketSee Dining Car & Market Video ($$)
(203 ratings)

8826 Frankford Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19136
(215) 338-5113
thediningcar.com
3.5 out of 5
203 ratings
  • Pumpple Cake
    chocolate cake w/ pumpkin pie baked inside & vanilla cake w/ apple pie baked inside; filled & frosted w/ vanilla buttercream; served by the slice from October 1st through March 1st; whole cakes are available by special order year-round but require 72 hours notice
3.5 out of 5
366 ratings
opened in 2010; at Reading Terminal Market
  • Meatball Subs
    choice of beef, beef/pork/veal or chicken; multiple combos of cheese, sauce & toppings
3.5 out of 5
133 ratings
[CLOSED]; #56 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown)
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Chocolate"
  • Chocolate Pizza
    dessert pizza; pastry topped w/ double melted chocolate and marshmallows and candied hazelnut crunch; use Belgian chocolate
3.5 out of 5
1315 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Chocolate); chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate; multiple locations across U.S.
  • Fried Chicken
    grandmother's recipe; secret is seasoned flour; looks good
3.5 out of 5
602 ratings
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Philadelphia"
  • Meatball Stromboli
    stuffed w/ homemade meatballs, American cheese, pizza sauce & Mozzarella cheese & topped w/ more Mozzarella; looks good
3.5 out of 5
211 ratings
opened in 1980; neighborhood institution; everything made from scratch
Stogie Joe's Tavern: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Stogie Joe's TavernSee Stogie Joe's Tavern Video ($$)
(275 ratings)

1801 E Passyunk Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 463-3030
www.stogiejoestavern.net
  • Crab Gravy
    plum tomato sauce flavored w/ blue crabs; served w/ choice of pasta
  • Soppressata Square Pizza
    AKA "Stogie Joe's Pizza"; w/ Soppressata, plum tomato, asiago, basil & garlic
3.5 out of 5
275 ratings
opened in 2008; casual family restaurant & neighborhood bar, serving pizza & pub grub
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