22 "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.
South Philly Barbacoa in the Italian Market makes the best tacos in Philadelphia. Period.
Laurel is one of the best French spots in Philly and is perfect for a special occasion.
Fork is a big, seasonal American spot in Old City where you should go for a celebratory group dinner.
Perla is a Filipino BYOB in East Passyunk where you should try the kamayan feast, or go for a casual date.
High Street on Market in Old City is a bakery/restaurant that works for just about any time of day.
Fette Sau in Fishtown serves some of the best barbecue in Philly, and has a spacious patio to eat and drink on.
Bok Bar is a seasonal rooftop bar in South Philly with one of the best views in the city.
Double Knot is an all-day cafe with a basement izakaya that serves some of the best Japanese food in the city.
Ralph's is the oldest Italian restaurant in the city, and while there are usually a lot of tourists, the pasta is worth the trip.
Villa di Roma is an old-school Italian restaurant in the Italian Market that still feels like it’s in the 1960s.
Mr. Martino’s Trattoria is a cash-only Italian BYOB that’s only open three days a week.