Hajimaru is a small BYOB ramen shop on Girard in Fishtown, and they have some of the best noodle soups in the area. You can take your Hakata-style ramen (made with pork tonkatsu broth) to go, have it delivered, or eat it at one of the few small tables in the storefront. Other than the six different types of Hakata ramen and one vegetable ramen on the menu, they also have skewers, rice bowls, and appetizers like gyoza and edamame.
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Ice cream sandwiches and a rotating list of seasonal flavors make Weckerly’s one of the best scoop shops in town.
Frankford Hall in Fishtown is a huge German beer hall that’s perfect for day drinking, with food, games and plenty of beer.
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Double Knot is an all-day cafe with a basement izakaya that serves some of the best Japanese food in the city.
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.
1225 Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge
When you’re looking for reasonably priced sushi, but still want it to feel a little special, head to 1225 Raw in Center City.
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Pizza Shackamaxon is a slice shop on Girard with big, floppy pizzas and excellent tomato pie.
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