The University City spot is a staple for students and locals alike, so don’t be surprised when everyone inside is toting a backpack. We’re not sure if it’s the extensive draft list, live music, or the highly-coveted fire pits that bring the crowds, but it’s the wood-fired pizzas and other shareable dishes keep them there.
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Kilimandjaro is a casual Senegalese spot in a West Philly strip mall that’s great for lunch or dinner.
Walnut Street Cafe
Walnut Street Cafe is an all-day spot near 30th Street Station that looks like the apartment in Rittenhouse you’ll never be able to afford.
Han Dynasty in University City serves two main purposes - a place to eat some of the best Sichuan food around, and a full-on sports bar.
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The Hungry Pigeon
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.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
When you want to eat a steak inside of a bank vault, go to Del Frisco’s.
Over Easy Breakfast Club
If you live in Fishtown, Over Easy Breakfast Club is where you should spend every Saturday or Sunday morning.
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Murph’s is an Irish pub in Fishtown that also happens to make some of our favorite Italian food in the city.
Sunset Social is essentially a lawn on top of a parking garage in University City with burgers and frozen drinks.
With a great rooftop and long list of rotating beers, Standard Tap in Northern Liberties is great for everything from Happy Hour to an office party.
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