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South Philly Restaurants

BibouBibou
1344 reviews
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French | South Philly, Philadelphia

My fiancé and I had heard about Bibou for a while and decided to try it out on his birthday. It exceeded all expectations and was just the right portion size. We were very pleased with all the dishes and will definitely be back. More

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NoordNoord
1173 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

We’ve been to Noord now several times and it’s always amazing but this time was especially great. We went on a Sunday eve for our anniversary (quieter due to the Eagles game on) and from the second we walked in Joncarl made us feel at home. Our waiter Louis came and sat with us and we all had a blast joking around all night. Basically, we wish we could come here every Sunday (whether for a fabulous brunch or dinner). More

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The Victor Cafe - PhiladelphiaThe Victor Cafe - Philadelphia
2649 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

What an experience. We take out of town and in town folks here for the live music and amazing food. 5 star fun and food! More

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Saloon RestaurantSaloon Restaurant
959 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

It was an incredible evening. The food was excellent and the girls serving us were outstanding. More

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FondFond
1251 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

The food was absolutely amazing and the service was even better! I cannot wait to go back! More

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BurrataBurrata
160 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Had a reservation for a business dinner, after his flight was running late the restaurant was very accommodating in allowing me to dine. Never was I rushed even after being only 1 person at the table. Planning on coming back with my husband after that outstanding dinner More

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

I was so impressed. Everything we ate was fantastic. Steak frites were a standout for sure. Can't wait to return. More

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Popi's Italian RestaurantPopi's Italian Restaurant
1028 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

The food is always outstanding. Filet medallion trio and crab cakes are the best. More

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

First time visitor. Nice ambiance. Great beer selection. Had the calzone which was huge and excellent. Also tasted the Brussels sprout and fired artichoke apps which also were excellent. Would repeat. More

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Ralph's Italian RestaurantRalph's Italian Restaurant
2722 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Overall great experience. Food was excellent service was excellent More

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La NonnaLa Nonna
110 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Loved everything about it! The food was great. love the authentic looking décor. More

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

This is a lovely neighborhood restauarant woth a traditional feel and beautiful, flavorful food. The black fettucine with shrimp and crabmeat is one of my favorite pastas anywhere. Gracious and comfortable dining room without the overly trendy "scene" feeling of nearby spots. More

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

Adorable farmhouse chic ambiance in the middle of the Italian Market. Food was SUPERB- we shared the brussel sprouts and the endive salad to start, followed by the delicious pasta special, the short rib mushroom agnolotti (incredible flavor), and the homemade eggplant meatballs. We brought a few bottles of wine and had the perfect meal for a very reasonable BYO price! Our server Joe and the chef were great. They even turned down the heat when we asked. Went on a Thursday night and almost had the place to ourselves- go get yourselves a table and support this little gem! Lovely experience for a girls night out- we'll be back for date nights! More

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

Perfectly cooked fish. Great white chowder with shrimp. Many more shrimp than pieces of potatoe. More

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Cucina ForteCucina Forte
310 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Wonderful service.The restaurant is quite loud.The menu was very god. Excellent grilled and fried calamari. Always great pasta! More

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

We went for an early dinner New Year’s Eve. The food was excellent and the service was very good. Not too crowded. Couldn’t ask for a nicer evening. More

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

Extremely consistent. Our server kayda is always warm and fast. Best service ever!!! A neighborhood family gem for us. Love the cauliflower pizza, risotto balls, salmon, rigatoni alla vodka and sautéed chicken. The list goes in. Sauce in their pizza is very flavorful! More

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Bar AmisBar Amis
476 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great spot in South Philadelphia. Service was great, very attentive and friendly. Food was well prepared though steak was a little over cooked. Plenty of parking for those who want to venture out and not have to search for parking. Priced reasonably and portions were large. More

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MoonshineMoonshine
266 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great food as usual. Kristi Lynn was excellent as usual. More

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

L'anima is a great new restaurant in my area. I can walk to this charming place with great waiters and super food within ten minutes. I take all of my friends to L'anima...and everyone is so impressed. More

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

Such an amazing place to eat at!! They’re crabby fries are addicting such good food!!! And on some days (if your an eagles fan) they are sometimes players there More

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

The service and the food was outstanding. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone More

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The CambridgeThe Cambridge
143 reviews
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

We had a great time and our waitress was so attentive and sweet! More

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Warmdaddy'sWarmdaddy's
1906 reviews
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Southern | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great food, great entertainment. Good place for Meeting new friends. More

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

We enjoyed the seasonal winter French menu. Our choices from the various selections were delicious especially the fish and soups. Our server was polite and helpful. More

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

Love eating here. The owner/chef, his family and staff are attentive, personable and truly care about your dining experience. The food is always amazing and presented well. If something isn’t to your liking, simply say something and they will make it just the way you want it. And how can you complain about a BYOB that serves fresh delicious food. More

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SOMO-South PhillySOMO-South Philly
26 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Nice place for brunch! More

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AcadiaAcadia
14 reviews
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Cajun | South Philly, Philadelphia

Service by Sean is amazing as always. I’ve been here most sundays for football and the boil! More

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Al ZaytounaAl Zaytouna
33 reviews
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Mediterranean | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great food in this small restaurant. We had a child with us and they were very accommodating. More

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

We went to celebrate our engagement. It was the best place ever. Our drinks was tasty and food was great. We will be back again. 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

South Philly Diners' Choice Winners

South Philly's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
BibouBibou
1344 reviews
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French | South Philly, Philadelphia

My fiancé and I had heard about Bibou for a while and decided to try it out on his birthday. It exceeded all expectations and was just the right portion size. We were very pleased with all the dishes and will definitely be back. More

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NoordNoord
1173 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

We’ve been to Noord now several times and it’s always amazing but this time was especially great. We went on a Sunday eve for our anniversary (quieter due to the Eagles game on) and from the second we walked in Joncarl made us feel at home. Our waiter Louis came and sat with us and we all had a blast joking around all night. Basically, we wish we could come here every Sunday (whether for a fabulous brunch or dinner). More

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The Victor Cafe - PhiladelphiaThe Victor Cafe - Philadelphia
2649 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

What an experience. We take out of town and in town folks here for the live music and amazing food. 5 star fun and food! More

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

I was so impressed. Everything we ate was fantastic. Steak frites were a standout for sure. Can't wait to return. More

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Saloon RestaurantSaloon Restaurant
959 reviews
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

It was an incredible evening. The food was excellent and the girls serving us were outstanding. More

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BurrataBurrata
160 reviews
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Had a reservation for a business dinner, after his flight was running late the restaurant was very accommodating in allowing me to dine. Never was I rushed even after being only 1 person at the table. Planning on coming back with my husband after that outstanding dinner More

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FondFond
1251 reviews
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Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

The food was absolutely amazing and the service was even better! I cannot wait to go back! More

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

First time visitor. Nice ambiance. Great beer selection. Had the calzone which was huge and excellent. Also tasted the Brussels sprout and fired artichoke apps which also were excellent. Would repeat. More

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Popi's Italian RestaurantPopi's Italian Restaurant
1028 reviews
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

The food is always outstanding. Filet medallion trio and crab cakes are the best. More

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

Adorable farmhouse chic ambiance in the middle of the Italian Market. Food was SUPERB- we shared the brussel sprouts and the endive salad to start, followed by the delicious pasta special, the short rib mushroom agnolotti (incredible flavor), and the homemade eggplant meatballs. We brought a few bottles of wine and had the perfect meal for a very reasonable BYO price! Our server Joe and the chef were great. They even turned down the heat when we asked. Went on a Thursday night and almost had the place to ourselves- go get yourselves a table and support this little gem! Lovely experience for a girls night out- we'll be back for date nights! 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.