Best food in Philadelphia

Check out the top food in Philadelphia, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Reading Terminal Market
1. Reading Terminal Market
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349 local reviews
51 N 12th St, Philadelphia
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 215-922-2317
Point of interestEstablishment
Jessica
What can't you find at Reading Terminal Market?!? So many food vendors all in one spot. It can get crowded…
Tarik
This place is a slightly chaotic urban food paradise. Row to row, aisle to aisle, it's packed with more than…
Jessie & Mo
Philadelphia's old and open market place. There are very few of these in the United States as its more of a…
1. Reading Terminal Market
1. Reading Terminal Market
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349 local reviews
51 N 12th St, Philadelphia
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 215-922-2317
Jessica
Jessica
What can't you find at Reading Terminal Market?!? So many food vendors all in one spot. It can get crowded but there are many family…
Tarik
Tarik
This place is a slightly chaotic urban food paradise. Row to row, aisle to aisle, it's packed with more than 100 merchants selling…
Jessie & Mo
Jessie & Mo
Philadelphia's old and open market place. There are very few of these in the United States as its more of a European thing. The old…
2. Spruce Street Harbor Park
2. Spruce Street Harbor Park
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148 local reviews
301 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
+1 215-922-2386
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Jessica
This waterfront pop up park is only open in the warm months. You can play arcade games, oversized Jenga and…
Pix
If you're from out of town, the Harbor Park is definitely worth checking out! It has beautiful waterfront…
Jen
This is an outdoor park that caters activity to the seasons. When the weather is warm they have hammocks all…
2. Spruce Street Harbor Park
2. Spruce Street Harbor Park
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148 local reviews
301 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
+1 215-922-2386
Jessica
Jessica
This waterfront pop up park is only open in the warm months. You can play arcade games, oversized Jenga and Chess, and shuffleboard. There…
Pix
Pix
If you're from out of town, the Harbor Park is definitely worth checking out! It has beautiful waterfront views with cushy couches,…
Jen
Jen
This is an outdoor park that caters activity to the seasons. When the weather is warm they have hammocks all through the trees with food…
3. Johnny Brenda's
3. Johnny Brenda's
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148 local reviews
1201 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
+1 215-739-9684
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Brandon
One of the original "cool spots" in Fishtown, this place is a solid bar/restaurant and live music venue…
Michelle
Paul and Will who also own the Standard Tap are great guys and do a lot for the neighborhood. JB's is great…
Janell
The best music comes through in an intimate and very comfortable space above perfected local fresh food. This…
3. Johnny Brenda's
3. Johnny Brenda's
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148 local reviews
1201 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
+1 215-739-9684
Brandon
Brandon
One of the original "cool spots" in Fishtown, this place is a solid bar/restaurant and live music venue (upstairs) that hosts lots of great…
Michelle
Michelle
Paul and Will who also own the Standard Tap are great guys and do a lot for the neighborhood. JB's is great for music, food, beer and pool!…
Janell
Janell
The best music comes through in an intimate and very comfortable space above perfected local fresh food. This is also owned by the…
4. American Sardine Bar
4. American Sardine Bar
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98 local reviews
1800 Federal St, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
+1 215-334-2337
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Kyle
This is our local watering hole. They have a decent happy hour, with local brews on tap and good food. We…
Ava
This is our local watering hole. They have a decent happy hour, with local brews on tap and good food. We…
Tenley
Owned by the same guy as the South Philadelphia Tap Room (or SPTR), this place also has a great beer list and…
4. American Sardine Bar
4. American Sardine Bar
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98 local reviews
1800 Federal St, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
+1 215-334-2337
Kyle
Kyle
This is our local watering hole. They have a decent happy hour, with local brews on tap and good food. We suggest you check it out one…
Ava
Ava
This is our local watering hole. They have a decent happy hour, with local brews on tap and good food. We suggest you check it out one…
Tenley
Tenley
Owned by the same guy as the South Philadelphia Tap Room (or SPTR), this place also has a great beer list and yummy locally sourced food,…
5. Mariposa Food Co-op
5. Mariposa Food Co-op
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98 local reviews
4824 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 215-729-2121
Grocery or supermarketStorePoint of interest
Melissa J.
Large modern health food store (and simultaneously still a legit community food coop) -- Support local…
Hoot
Not the cheapest local food around, but items purchased in bulk (butter, flour, eggs) are of both good value…
Becky
Part of a national group of food co-ops, Mariposa has all kinds of healthy, organic, local, and regular/conven…
5. Mariposa Food Co-op
5. Mariposa Food Co-op
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98 local reviews
4824 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 215-729-2121
Melissa J.
Melissa J.
Large modern health food store (and simultaneously still a legit community food coop) -- Support local community run business and local…
Hoot
Hoot
Not the cheapest local food around, but items purchased in bulk (butter, flour, eggs) are of both good value and savings. Beautiful local…
Becky
Becky
Part of a national group of food co-ops, Mariposa has all kinds of healthy, organic, local, and regular/conventional foods, plus toiletries,…
6. Zahav
6. Zahav
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84 local reviews
237 St James Pl, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 215-625-8800
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Zak
Amazing Israeli food - best I've had in Philly! Consistently voted one of the best restaurants, and rightfully…
Alex
Michael Solomonov, the 2017 James Beard Award winner for Outstanding Chef, cooks food from his native Israel…
Fatima
This is an Israeli restaurant that serves the best Mediterranean food in the city. Reservations for a table…
6. Zahav
6. Zahav
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84 local reviews
237 St James Pl, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 215-625-8800
Zak
Zak
Amazing Israeli food - best I've had in Philly! Consistently voted one of the best restaurants, and rightfully so. Reservations fill months…
Alex
Alex
Michael Solomonov, the 2017 James Beard Award winner for Outstanding Chef, cooks food from his native Israel in his adopted home of…
Fatima
Fatima
This is an Israeli restaurant that serves the best Mediterranean food in the city. Reservations for a table are difficult to obtain but you…
7. Kraftwork
7. Kraftwork
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65 local reviews
541 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 215-739-1700
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Jennifer
One of my favorite places for food (dinner and brunch) as well one of the best beer selections. You can also…
Scott & Ed
Ok theres a lot of great places to eat around, this is a bit more upscale in terms of bar food but it is…
Philip
Now this inst you're typical neighborhood watering hole? Great atmosphere great brews and exceptional food…
7. Kraftwork
7. Kraftwork
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65 local reviews
541 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 215-739-1700
Jennifer
Jennifer
One of my favorite places for food (dinner and brunch) as well one of the best beer selections. You can also enjoy the nice weather with…
Scott & Ed
Scott & Ed
Ok theres a lot of great places to eat around, this is a bit more upscale in terms of bar food but it is simply amazing. Great burgers and…
Philip
Philip
Now this inst you're typical neighborhood watering hole? Great atmosphere great brews and exceptional food make this place one to visit.
8. Local 44
8. Local 44
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74 local reviews
4333 Spruce St, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 215-222-2337
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Lauren
This is one of the local watering holes around. They're menu may look unexpected but I've never had a bad meal…
Sarah
Great craft beer menu that also includes some wine and cider for any non beer drinkers. Tasty food that's a…
Juliana
This excellent beer bar always has a well curated beer list that often features local Philly breweries. …
8. Local 44
8. Local 44
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74 local reviews
4333 Spruce St, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 215-222-2337
Lauren
Lauren
This is one of the local watering holes around. They're menu may look unexpected but I've never had a bad meal there. They also have great…
Sarah
Sarah
Great craft beer menu that also includes some wine and cider for any non beer drinkers. Tasty food that's a step up from typical bar fare as…
Juliana
Juliana
This excellent beer bar always has a well curated beer list that often features local Philly breweries. They're food is great, and they are…
9. Frankford Hall
9. Frankford Hall
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183 local reviews
1210 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 215-634-3338
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Rebecca
Another relatively new bar and restaurant is this German-style beer hall with an outdoor seating area that…
Tee
This place is always packed. Why, because they have so many good beer choices. Located in the busiest part…
Chris
Outdoor beer garden with indoor space also. It's a Steven Starr restaurant so the quality is solid. They have…
9. Frankford Hall
9. Frankford Hall
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183 local reviews
1210 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 215-634-3338
Rebecca
Rebecca
Another relatively new bar and restaurant is this German-style beer hall with an outdoor seating area that will make you feel like your at…
Tee
Tee
This place is always packed. Why, because they have so many good beer choices. Located in the busiest part of Fishtown the Beer Hall is a…
Chris
Chris
Outdoor beer garden with indoor space also. It's a Steven Starr restaurant so the quality is solid. They have table tennis and Jenga and…
10. Cantina Los Caballitos
10. Cantina Los Caballitos
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97 local reviews
1651 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
+1 215-755-3550
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Eric
$3 Happy Hour Margaritas! Complimentary and so delicious chips with 2 different homemade salsas. A traditional…
Joseph
This is hands down the best place to go for Mexican food in South Philly if you love great cocktails. They…
Samantha
You can't go wrong with this place! It's funky and has great food. Splurge on the steak nachos if you're…
10. Cantina Los Caballitos
10. Cantina Los Caballitos
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97 local reviews
1651 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
+1 215-755-3550
Eric
Eric
$3 Happy Hour Margaritas! Complimentary and so delicious chips with 2 different homemade salsas. A traditional red and a verde! Their food…
Joseph
Joseph
This is hands down the best place to go for Mexican food in South Philly if you love great cocktails. They have lots of traditional and…
Samantha
Samantha
You can't go wrong with this place! It's funky and has great food. Splurge on the steak nachos if you're feeling naughty, or try the mixto…
11. Italian Market Visitor Center
11. Italian Market Visitor Center
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141 local reviews
919 S 9th St, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 215-278-2903
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Nan
This place is infamous and you must take a walk through. There are specialty food concession stands like…
Rak
Fun place to walk around and watch locals buying veggies and food! There are butchers, spice markets, cheese…
Maggie
The historic Italian Market is an outdoor forum. Home to many long standing tasty food delights, specializing…
11. Italian Market Visitor Center
11. Italian Market Visitor Center
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141 local reviews
919 S 9th St, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 215-278-2903
Nan
Nan
This place is infamous and you must take a walk through. There are specialty food concession stands like cheese, spices, meat, fish, produce…
Rak
Rak
Fun place to walk around and watch locals buying veggies and food! There are butchers, spice markets, cheese shops, fish shops, taco…
Maggie
Maggie
The historic Italian Market is an outdoor forum. Home to many long standing tasty food delights, specializing meats, cheeses, produce, olive…
12. La Colombe Coffee Roasters
12. La Colombe Coffee Roasters
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116 local reviews
1335 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 267-479-1600
CafePoint of interestFood
Rebecca
La Colombe, Philadelphia's well-known coffee roasters, opened their flagship space on Frankford Ave. in…
Julia
This local coffee company has recently gone national. This is their flagship location. It is ultra yuppie, but…
Ava
This local coffee company has recently gone national. This is their flagship location. It is ultra yuppie, but…
12. La Colombe Coffee Roasters
12. La Colombe Coffee Roasters
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116 local reviews
1335 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 267-479-1600
Rebecca
Rebecca
La Colombe, Philadelphia's well-known coffee roasters, opened their flagship space on Frankford Ave. in Fishtown a few years ago. It is more…
Julia
Julia
This local coffee company has recently gone national. This is their flagship location. It is ultra yuppie, but the food and coffee are…
Ava
Ava
This local coffee company has recently gone national. This is their flagship location. It is ultra yuppie, but the food and coffee are…