51 "Impressing Out of Towners" restaurants in Philadelphia.
Vetri is expensive, completely over the top, and possibly the best restaurant in Philadelphia.
Vedge in Midtown Village isn’t just the best vegan place around, it’s also one of the best restaurants in the city.
Cadence is a BYOB in Fishtown with one of the best and most affordable prix fixe menus in the city.
Zahav is an Israeli restaurant in Old City/Society Hill that’s become a Philly institution.
Pizzeria Beddia is a sit-down pizza spot in Fishtown with arguably the best pizza in the city, plus a natural wine list and excellent soft serve.
Double Knot is an all-day cafe with a basement izakaya that serves some of the best Japanese food in the city.
Hiroki is a dark sushi restaurant in Fishtown with a 9-course omakase menu for $135.
Kalaya is a 30-seat BYOB in Bella Vista that serves the best Thai food in the city.
Laurel is a tasting menu spot in East Passyunk that’s perfect for celebrating something big.
Condesa is an excellent, upscale Mexican restaurant in the lobby of the Pod Hotel.
K’Far is an all-day Israeli cafe from the people who run Zahav, and while it’s better known for breakfast, it also serves an excellent dinner.
Palizzi Social Club is a members-only spot in East Passyunk. It’s hard to get a membership, but it’s worth it since the Italian food is so good.
South Philly Barbacoa in the Italian Market makes the best tacos in Philadelphia. Period.
Located on the bottom floor of the newest Comcast Tower, a meal at seafood spot Vernick Fish is a perfect choice for almost any situation.