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South Philly Restaurants

BibouBibou
1364 reviews
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French | South Philly, Philadelphia

Always excellent! More

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NoordNoord
1235 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

One of the 3-4 best restaurants in Philadelphia. Amazing food and service. More

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The Victor Cafe - PhiladelphiaThe Victor Cafe - Philadelphia
2761 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Wonderful experience for sure. Very welcoming as we were greeted upon arrival, and seated immediately for our reservation. We are confessed Foodies, and the food was excellent, as was the service. We will continue to return. Tommy Cooper Lewes, Delaware More

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FondFond
1298 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Food was good, but not great. Ended up feeling just ok about it all which isnt what you expect from the price point. The five course tasting menu had oddly large portions of some things. The wine pairings were not quite right either. More

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Saloon RestaurantSaloon Restaurant
1026 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

This is a true Philadelphia classic and even after all of these years is still one of the most outstanding restaurants in the city. The ambience and servic are second to none. The beef braciole and Dover sole were excellent and their desserts are to die for. They also make great cocktails. More

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BurrataBurrata
201 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great food, Amazing service, energetic atmosphere, BYOB makes for a fun and fancy but an affordable night out with friends!!! More

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Popi's Italian RestaurantPopi's Italian Restaurant
1068 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

POPI'S ITALIAN IS MY FAVORITE ITALIAN. GREAT SERVICE, SUPER PASTA, GREAT SAUCES. THE VEAL IS EXCELLENT. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS PLACE FOR ALL PARTIES & BUSINESS EVENTS. More

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On Point BistroOn Point Bistro
27 reviews
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

I had the Cuban and the tomato soup and it was delicious! Service was great as well. More

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Market on Ninth BYOBMarket on Ninth BYOB
92 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Excellent meal and service. More

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MoonshineMoonshine
276 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Thank you for supporting VFW Post 8051. We always look forward to dining at Moonshine More

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Sansom Kabob HouseSansom Kabob House
71 reviews
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Afghan | South Philly, Philadelphia

Delicious and Excellent Service! Great attention to detail, can't wait to go back. More

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LaScala's Birra RestaurantLaScala's Birra Restaurant
63 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

First time taking ALL the kids out- two 3 year olds, a 10 month old, and a 6 month old!!! Food was great, pizza and meatball app. Everything came out quick too, which is helpful with all the babies... the biggest problem is the fact that you’re a pizza restaurant, knowing there will be tons of kids coming thru the place and there are NO changing tables. Not good. More

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Anastasi Seafood RestaurantAnastasi Seafood Restaurant
200 reviews
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Seafood | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great neighborhood place.....one of the few with a really good crab meat cocktail. Lobster pasta was excellent....full of seafood and with two small lobster tails. More

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La NonnaLa Nonna
133 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

We hosted a six person dinner on Friday. We are a picky bunch of diners. Food was fantastic and family that owns it is lovely. We’ll be back! More

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Ralph's Italian RestaurantRalph's Italian Restaurant
2841 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

The best Italian food in Philly and the best service. More

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JNA Institute of Culinary ArtsJNA Institute of Culinary Arts
504 reviews
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Fusion / Eclectic | South Philly, Philadelphia

Excellent food, wonderful service, and excellent value. More

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Cucina ForteCucina Forte
326 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

The food was good but I didn't think the menu overall was that great. The service was awesome and I love that it is byob! More

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Bar AmisBar Amis
487 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Love this place and the drinks are my favorite!! More

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Chickie's & Pete's South PhiladelphiaChickie's & Pete's South Philadelphia
254 reviews
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Seafood | South Philly, Philadelphia

Good place to eat close to Wells Fargo (0.4 miles) prior to a game, etc. Food was good and prices were reasonable especially if you’re trying to avoid high cost of stadium food. More

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Paradiso - PhiladelphiaParadiso - Philadelphia
699 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Excellent food and service More

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L'AnimaL'Anima
172 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

This restaurant is one of our favorites in the city, never disappoints. The ravioli special was great ! On a packed Saturday food was consistent as always. Be back soon More

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The Palm PhiladelphiaThe Palm Philadelphia
593 reviews
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Steakhouse | South Philly, Philadelphia

Outstanding as always! Service is amazing. Great bacon appetizer and crab cakes were perfect. More

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Pietro's Italian - SouthPietro's Italian - South
166 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

although I live nearby this was my first visit. now i'm wondering what took me so long. food was excellent and service was supreme. looking forward to my next visit More

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Caffe Valentino - PhiladelphiaCaffe Valentino - Philadelphia
319 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Exceptional food and service in a friendly warm atmosphere, with Italian music playing in the background! More

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Warmdaddy'sWarmdaddy's
2046 reviews
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Southern | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great place and great food. Would definitely come back.. More

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The Palace of IndianThe Palace of Indian
1 review
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Indian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Lovely food and service. We plan on making this spot a regular haunt. More

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The CambridgeThe Cambridge
156 reviews
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Went back this weekend after going here a few months back - great experience the first time - this time the food was not good. We got the burger (meh), the salmon (tiny portion), and the cast iron eggplant (no flavor, undercooked/dry, barely any marinara sauce). For $100 would have spent the money somewhere else. Oh and no alcohol, just waters. More

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SOMO SoPhi - South PhillySOMO SoPhi - South Philly
46 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Meatballs & the Salmon Avocado & Bacon Sandwich were amazing. Lemon Tart was tasty but no other dessert options. Staff is very friendly. More

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Al ZaytounaAl Zaytouna
35 reviews
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Mediterranean | South Philly, Philadelphia

We went to Al Zaytouna Sunday night for dinner. It was not crowded, but still seemed cozy. The waitress was very attentive and the food was absolutely delicious. I had the grilled lamb platter and the meat had been marinated and was so good. The grilled vegetables were beautiful and also delicious. I have lived in the neighborhood for years and don't know why I haven't gone sooner - I love mediterranean food, but I'm very glad I finally went. Like I said, the food was delicious, the service was good, and the price was right. I can't wait to go back! More

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Hard Rock Cafe - PhiladelphiaHard Rock Cafe - Philadelphia
190 reviews
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great atmosphere. Short wait. Excellent service from waitress and hostess. Good quality of food and drink. Food comes out in great amount of time. Appetizers come quick and followed by entrees. More

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AcadiaAcadia
19 reviews
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Cajun | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great food, great service and friendly staff. Nikki and Brian provided us with outstanding customer service. More

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NBC Sports Arena - Xfinity Live!NBC Sports Arena - Xfinity Live!
1 review
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

It's a very loud sports bar. It's good if that's what you want. More

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Broad Street Bullies Pub - Xfinity Live!Broad Street Bullies Pub - Xfinity Live!
2 reviews
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Good wings! Get the honey hot More

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El BocadoEl Bocado
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Mexican | South Philly, Philadelphia

Our restaurant specialize in Salvadoran, Mexican, and Honduran cuisine. We are kid and family friendly. We offer Dine in and pick up. We tried our best to get the food as fast and delicious as possible. We cook from out hearts so if you come by you be treated like Familia. Hope to see you soon at El Bocado!! Establish in 2018 This small addition to the Bella vista neighborhood in the heart of south philly tributes a Salvadoran, Mexican, and Honduran traditional restaurant, serving brunch, lunch and dinner. We open 6 days a week. Perfect for anyone who wants to eat in the neighborhood or take out. Our menu consists on Pupusas, burritos, tacos, carne azadas and much more. We cut our own meats and all of our tickets are made to order to make sure all freshness of the food. We have homemade juices everyday like Horchata, passion fruit, tamarind and much more. We're also BYOB. you can Have a table service or sit at the bar next to the window to enjoy the view.More

1100 Social - Xfinity Live!1100 Social - Xfinity Live!
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Join us for American-style cuisine in a fun environment, we look forward to having you!More

PBR Philly: A Coors Banquet Bar - Xfinity Live!PBR Philly: A Coors Banquet Bar - Xfinity Live!
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Country cool meets urban chic in the most stunning western themed venue to be unleashed to Philadelphia: PBR Philly: A Coors Banquet Bar. Born from the toughest sport on dirt, Professional Bull Riders restaurant will duplicate this powerhouse concept that has proven wildly successful in other markets, including Las Vegas, Houston, Baltimore, and Kansas City. With great food served during the day and a country & southern rock party at night (featuring a mechanical bull), PBR Philly will bring the party to Xfinity Live! Philadelphia.More

Victory Beer Hall - Xfinity Live!Victory Beer Hall - Xfinity Live!
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

In partnership with Philadelphia’s Victory Brewing Company, Victory Beer Hall is an unrivaled social experience, featuring elongated, beer hall style tables, a stage for live indoor entertainment, and a 2,000 square-foot patio complete with a fire pit and a unique panoramic view of the Philadelphia skyline. Victory Beer Hall's signature is its celebration of craft beer, featuring an eclectic selection of regional Philadelphia brews.More

Quetzally Mexican FoodQuetzally Mexican Food
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Mexican | South Philly, Philadelphia

Quetzally was founded by a father and son who turned out colorful, fresh and light dishes. Get the barbacoa sopes — puffy hand-formed corn cakes topped with a mountain of slow-cooked shredded lamb and crisp lettuce. The excellent dishes have all these little stand-out details that make the restaurant instantly memorable: fresh guacamole, just you order make it the moment food.More

South Philly Diners' Choice Winners

South Philly's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
BibouBibou
1364 reviews
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French | South Philly, Philadelphia

Always excellent! More

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NoordNoord
1235 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

One of the 3-4 best restaurants in Philadelphia. Amazing food and service. More

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The Victor Cafe - PhiladelphiaThe Victor Cafe - Philadelphia
2761 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Wonderful experience for sure. Very welcoming as we were greeted upon arrival, and seated immediately for our reservation. We are confessed Foodies, and the food was excellent, as was the service. We will continue to return. Tommy Cooper Lewes, Delaware More

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BurrataBurrata
201 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great food, Amazing service, energetic atmosphere, BYOB makes for a fun and fancy but an affordable night out with friends!!! More

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FondFond
1298 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Food was good, but not great. Ended up feeling just ok about it all which isnt what you expect from the price point. The five course tasting menu had oddly large portions of some things. The wine pairings were not quite right either. More

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Saloon RestaurantSaloon Restaurant
1026 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

This is a true Philadelphia classic and even after all of these years is still one of the most outstanding restaurants in the city. The ambience and servic are second to none. The beef braciole and Dover sole were excellent and their desserts are to die for. They also make great cocktails. More

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LaScala's Birra RestaurantLaScala's Birra Restaurant
63 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

First time taking ALL the kids out- two 3 year olds, a 10 month old, and a 6 month old!!! Food was great, pizza and meatball app. Everything came out quick too, which is helpful with all the babies... the biggest problem is the fact that you’re a pizza restaurant, knowing there will be tons of kids coming thru the place and there are NO changing tables. Not good. More

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Popi's Italian RestaurantPopi's Italian Restaurant
1068 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

POPI'S ITALIAN IS MY FAVORITE ITALIAN. GREAT SERVICE, SUPER PASTA, GREAT SAUCES. THE VEAL IS EXCELLENT. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS PLACE FOR ALL PARTIES & BUSINESS EVENTS. More

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On Point BistroOn Point Bistro
27 reviews
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

I had the Cuban and the tomato soup and it was delicious! Service was great as well. More

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Sansom Kabob HouseSansom Kabob House
71 reviews
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Afghan | South Philly, Philadelphia

Delicious and Excellent Service! Great attention to detail, can't wait to go back. More

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Discover South Philly

South Philadelphia is a bustling, diverse neighborhood that reflects the best of what the city has to offer, and its food is no exception. Many of the city’s most iconic foods can trace their roots here. Of course, no visit to Philly is complete without a classic cheesesteak, invented in this part of town by Pat Olivieri in 1930. In fact, Italian-Americans living in South Philadelphia have been a driving force behind the city’s food culture, popularizing favorites like pizza and water ice. You can visit the Italian Market area for a sampling of some of the city’s specialty foods from quality meats and produce to baked goods and gelato. If Vietnamese food is what you’re after, this neighborhood is also home to plenty of authentic dishes like pho and banh mi.

Discover South Philly

South Philadelphia is a bustling, diverse neighborhood that reflects the best of what the city has to offer, and its food is no exception. Many of the city’s most iconic foods can trace their roots here. Of course, no visit to Philly is complete without a classic cheesesteak, invented in this part of town by Pat Olivieri in 1930. In fact, Italian-Americans living in South Philadelphia have been a driving force behind the city’s food culture, popularizing favorites like pizza and water ice. You can visit the Italian Market area for a sampling of some of the city’s specialty foods from quality meats and produce to baked goods and gelato. If Vietnamese food is what you’re after, this neighborhood is also home to plenty of authentic dishes like pho and banh mi.