PHILLY

I love Philly for so many different reasons––it’s bustling, energizing and the food is amazing. A lot of times, people will ask me, “Where should I go to brunch?” or “Where’s a fun, outdoor restaurant to relax at?”. I created this Philly Guide as a one stop shop for all things Philly. I also wanted to keep a running tally of all of the places that we’ve been to as a way to look back through the years! I’ll be updating this page frequently, as we try out the different tastes of the city! Each link will take you to a restaurant menu, or an info page on each attraction!

My Fave Neighborhoods

Fairmount ⋆ Center City ⋆ Old City ⋆  Rittenhouse ⋆ Society Hill ⋆ Washington Square ⋆ University City

Where To Eat

Brunch
Parc ⋆ RougeThe Continental MidtownThe ContinentalGreen Eggs CafeCafe LiftSabrina’s CafeHoney’s Sit ‘N Eat ⋆ Luna Cafe

Quick Bites (Lunch)
Plenty Cafe ⋆ Miles Table ⋆ Cleavers ⋆ Bufad ⋆ Pizzeria Vetri ⋆ Vic Sushi Bar ⋆ Crazy Sushi ⋆ Real Food EateryCity Tap House LoganShake ShackMarathon Grill ⋆ Brü Craft & Wurst Kite N’ Key ⋆ HoneygrowFox & Hound Cinder

Dinner (Fancy)
The Capital GrilleRuth’s Chris ⋆ The Prime Rib ⋆ R2L (best views in the city, by far! dinner 30ish stories high!) ⋆ Fare (BEST FOOD IN FAIRMOUNT, hands down) ⋆ Chart House (dinner right on the delaware river?! i’m in!) ⋆ Chima Brazilian Steakhouse Parc Pod Sushi Restaurant ⋆ Harp & Crown (they have a bowling alley downstars, like whaaaat?!) ⋆ White Dog Cafe ⋆ Moshulu (best outdoor drinking place in the summer, you’re on a BOAT!) ⋆ Caribou Cafe ⋆ The Love ⋆

Dinner (Casual)
Zavino (awesome wine bar with an outdoor seating area!) ⋆ La Fontana Della Citta ⋆ Jasmine Rice ⋆ Monk’s Cafe ⋆ The Cheesecake Factory (seriously, one of my favorite restaurants ever) ⋆ Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ ⋆ Varga Bar

Mexican
Tio Flores ⋆ Buena Onda (quick taco place, their service is seriously so fast!) ⋆ Lolita Tequilas Restaurant & Bar ⋆ El Vez (best guacamole in the city, hands down!) ⋆ Mission Taqueria  (my favorite place for happy hour + drinks) ⋆ Jose Pistola’s

Health-Conscious
Real Food Eatery (super fast to order on caviar, or stop by for a quick bite!) sweetgreen (salads, salads, salads! and bread too) ⋆ HipCityVeg Bar Bombón (plant-based restaurant)

Dessert
Capigiro (SO SO SO GOOD, omg) ⋆ Franklin Fountain  Sweet Charlies (handrolled icecream) Cleavers (milkshakes)

What To See & Do

Museums
Philadelphia Art Museum ⋆ Mutter Museum The Academy of Natural Sciences Museum ⋆ Rodin Museum ⋆ Franklin Institute ⋆ Independence Hall

Outdoor Attractions
Spruce Street Harbor ⋆ Magic Gardens ⋆ Philadelphia Zoo ⋆ Schuykill River Trail ⋆ Indego Bikes (ride around the city on a bright blue bike, who doesn’t love that?!) ⋆ Boathouse Row

Other
Reading Terminal Market (who doesn’t love alllll kinds of food?!) ⋆ Phillies/Eagles/Flyers/Sixers Game