81 "Serious Take-Out Operation" restaurants in Philadelphia.
Hungry Pigeon is an all-day spot in Queen Village where you’ll go for breakfast, stick around until lunch, and consider coming back for dinner.
Pizza Shackamaxon is a slice shop on Girard with big, floppy pizzas and excellent tomato pie.
Dim Sum Garden in Chinatown is affordable and BYOB, which makes it a great spot to start a night or anytime you want some soup dumplings.
Even though you might wait a while at Circles + Squares in Fishtown, it’s worth it to get the best pizza in Philly.
Angelo’s is a counter-service pizza shop in Bella Vista with an excellent Detroit-style “Upside Down Jawn” pizza.
Middle Child is a contemporary diner/deli in Midtown Village that serves breakfast and lunch every day but Monday.
Stock is a Southeast Asian BYOB in Fishtown with great soups, salads, and noodle dishes.
The Terakawa in University City is an offshoot of the original one in Chinatown, and it has some of the better ramen in the area.
Mike’s BBQ is a tiny barbecue spot in South Philly with some of the best smoked meat in the city.
Little Spoon Cafe is one of the best - and more low-key - options for breakfast and brunch in Grad Hospital.
Spuntino is a neighborhood pizza place in Northern Liberties that makes some of the best Neapolitan pies in the area.
Gojjo in West Philly is an Ethiopian spot that has things like wings and burgers, along with more traditional Ethiopian food.
It might not be the best cheesesteak in the city, but Tony Luke’s does have one of the better ones.
DanDan is a Sichuan and Taiwanese spot in Rittenhouse with a good and convenient Happy Hour.
Liberty Kitchen is a deli and market in Fishtown that makes really good hoagies.