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Philadelphia, PA

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Abe Fisher: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Abe Fisher ($$$)
(625 ratings)

1623 Sansom St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 867-0088
abefisherphilly.com
  • Veal Schnitzel Tacos
    veal covered in rye breadcrumbs topped w/anchovy mayo & health salad
4.5 out of 5
625 ratings
serving elevated Jewish deli cuisine in a chic & handsome interior space
  • Cyprus Breakfast
4.5 out of 5
249 ratings
[CLOSED]; Greek food with a hint of Turkey, France, Italy, England and the Middle East; moved from original airing location (1001 Spruce St)
McNally's Tavern: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
McNally's Tavern ($$)
(234 ratings)

8634 Germantown Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-9736
www.mcnallys.com
  • "The Schmitter"
4.5 out of 5
234 ratings
est. 1921; family-friendly iconic neighborhood institution w/ scratch-made soup, salad & sandwiches, plus draft beer
  • Ricotta Cannoli
    sweet ricotta cheese filling w/ a crispy chocolate dipped egg shell; "it's a flavor bomb!" -Tregaye Fraser
4.5 out of 5
98 ratings
est. 1981; traditional Italian style bakery w/ breads, cookies, cakes & more made from scratch daily
Vetri Cucina: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Vetri CucinaSee Vetri Cucina Video ($$$$)
(482 ratings)

1312 Spruce St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 732-3478
www.vetrifamily.com/index...
  • Chef's Pasta Tasting Menu
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
482 ratings
"my favorite restaurant in America" -Michael Symon
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Zahav ($$$)
(3028 ratings)

237 St James Pl Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-8800
www.zahavrestaurant.com
  • Pomegranate Lamb Shoulder
    brined for 2 days, smoked & braised 5 hours in pomegranate molasses; served w/ chickpeas, mint & crispy Persian rice; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3028 ratings
est. 2008; James Beard award-winning Israeli restaurant; "brings the flavors of Israel's cultural crossroads to Philadelphia" (from its website)
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AmadaSee Amada Video ($$$)
(2081 ratings)

217 Chestnut St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-2450
www.amadarestaurant.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Meat-Fest"
  • Cochinillo Asado (Roast Suckling Pig)
    whole pig; need at least 4 persons; order 2 days in advance; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2081 ratings
opened in 2005; serves authentic Spanish tapas; founder and executive chef: Jose Garces
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BuddakanSee Buddakan Video ($$$)
(1542 ratings)

325 Chestnut St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 574-9440
www.buddakan.com
  • Dip Sum Doughnuts
    3 Sauces for dipping (ginger creamcheese, housmade blackberry jam, dark chocolate ganache)
4.0 out of 5
1542 ratings
Other Recipes: Lemongrass Swordfish w/ Thai Basil Pesto & Sesame Long Beans
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Old School"
  • West Indies Pepperpot Soup
    a spicy colonial classic; beef, taro root & greens; served in a vintage pewter bowl (like in colonial times); looks good
4.0 out of 5
832 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1773; from website: "The unofficial meeting place for the First Continental Congress...July 4, 1777 was the celebration by the delegates to the Congress on the first anniversary of Independence."; Other Recipes: Creme Anglaise (Vanilla Custard Sauce) | Custard Bread Pudding | Pork Medallions w/ Oatmeal Stout | Potato Dumplings | Roasting Pork Shoulder & Beef Chuck | Sweet & Sour Red Cabbage | Sweet Potato Biscuits (Thomas Jefferson's) | Tavern Beef & Pork Pie | Tavern Turkey Stew w/ Fried Oysters
  • Crepes
    Savory: mushroom, swiss cheese, roasted almonds; Sweet: pears, chocolate, chestnut cream
4.0 out of 5
593 ratings
founded in 1998; Parisian bistro decor
Dandelion Pub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Dandelion PubSee Dandelion Pub Video ($$)
(2456 ratings)

124 S 18th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 558-2500
thedandelionpub.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Beer-Battered Fish & Chips
    "not kidding you, the best thing I've ever eaten...that is amazing!"-Marc Summers; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2456 ratings
it's a "gastropub" (a British term for a pub which specializes in high-quality food)
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Best Drink"
  • Chocolate Ice Cream Soda
  • Egyptienne Egg Shake
4.0 out of 5
2050 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); opened in 2004; ice cream parlor; vintage furniture & equipment and feel...like being in a time-warp
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LolitaSee Lolita Video ($$)
(670 ratings)

106 S 13th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 546-7100
lolitabyob.com/lolita/
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "In a Bowl"
  • Tiramisu a la Mexicana
    tiramisu w/ ancho chile powder mixed in
4.0 out of 5
670 ratings
opened in 2004
Osteria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
OsteriaSee Osteria Video ($$$)
(853 ratings)

640 N Broad St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 763-0920
www.vetrifamily.com/index...
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Pizza"
  • Margherita Pizza
    cracker thin crust; ; tomato sauce w/ thick slices of mozzarella (rather than shredded) and topped w/ whole basil leaves
4.0 out of 5
853 ratings
opened in 2007; wood-burning 700-degree oven; classically designed having a warm, evocative feel in an industrial setting
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ParcSee Parc Video ($$$)
(2703 ratings)

227 S 18th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-2262
www.parc-restaurant.com
  • Mashed Potatoes (Pommes Puree) with Roast Chicken
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
2703 ratings
chic Parisian-style brasserie paying tribute to French cafe culture (outdoor seating for people-watching) serving traditional bistro; off Rittenhouse Square
Sarcone's Deli: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sarcone's Deli [CLOSED]See Sarcone's Deli Video ($)
(208 ratings)

734 S 9th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 922-1717
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "At a Deli"
  • Junk Yard Special (Turkey Prosciutto Hoagie)
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
208 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1997
Tony Luke's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tony Luke'sSee Tony Luke's Video ($)
(1896 ratings)

39 E Oregon Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 551-5725
www.tonylukes.com
  • Pizza Cheesesteak
4.0 out of 5
1896 ratings
#6 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Food War: Pat's vs. Tony Luke's...Pat's won (2-votes-to-1); opened in 1992; long lines; serves other sandwiches as well; bake their own bread
  • Falafel Omelet Hoagie
    "having breakfast, lunch and dinner in one roll"-Robert Irvine
3.5 out of 5
5 ratings
[CLOSED]; food truck near Drexler University
Continental: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
ContinentalSee Continental Video ($$)
(1669 ratings)

1801 Chestnut St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 567-1800
www.continentalmidtown.co...
  • Crispy Calamari Salad
    "spicy, crunchy & greasy"; looks good (for a salad)
3.5 out of 5
1669 ratings
  • Fried Chicken
    grandmother's recipe; secret is seasoned flour; looks good
3.5 out of 5
606 ratings
[CLOSED]
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Philadelphia, PA

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