Farmicia has been around for awhile and it’s not anything special, but you can always come here for a reliably decent meal. Their food is all stuff you’ve seen before - meatballs, seared salmon, roasted potatoes - but they have a good selection for vegetarians, and it’s an easy place to appease picky eaters. They also have a great Happy Hour (all drinks are half off), and it’s in a super convenient location in Old City, so you’ll probably end up here at least a few times for drinks and snacks with a coworker.
More spots in Old CitySee more
Morimoto is a sushi place in Old City that’s super expensive, so you should save it for a special occasion or when someone else is paying.
La Peg is an American pub set inside the Fringe Arts building that turns into a huge beer garden during the summer.
More American spotsSee more
Vernick Coffee Bar
Vernick Coffee Bar in the Comcast Center serves an all-day menu, and is a good lunch option if you’re in the area.
Fond is a small date spot in East Passyunk where you should drink some wine at the bar and share some small plates.
Suggested by our writers
Sassafras is a little bar in Old City that looks like the living room of an old, expensive, probably haunted house.
Common Wealth is one of the few places in Philly where you can get actually good Southern food.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more