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Bibou
Bibou
(1398)
$$$$
French | South Philly, Philadelphia

Bibou continues to be the best French food in town. The wey poached halibut was amazing! Everything is outstanding from food, to service to ambiance. Always a hit! More

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The Victor Cafe - Philadelphia
The Victor Cafe - Philadelphia
(2919)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Fantastic food, and such a unique ambiance! We really enjoyed everything. The Ravioli was superb. More

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Noord
Noord
(1306)
$$$$
Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Noord never disappoints. My husband and I eat at Noord almost exclusively when they have one of their soft shell crab dishes on special. These crabs are always cooked absolutely perfectly, and, if that is not enough, the dish on which the crabs are included makes it even better! Watermelon with fried soft shell crab doesn't sound great to me, but it is one of my top five favorite dishes ever, and I am a seafood lover from South Louisiana, so maybe that means something. Waitstaff is perfect, as well. There is literally nothing to complain about regarding this restaurant; I am just lucky that I love close enough to be able to eat there as much as I want! More

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Saloon Restaurant
Saloon Restaurant
(1104)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Absolutely perfect meal. My grandfather comes from Montana and every time he requests to eat here. Gianna is the most perfect waitress. super attentive and helpful. she even picked my grandfathers meal when he requested. OUTSTANDING. More

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Burrata
Burrata
(260)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Came here for my girlfriends birthday and we absolutely loved it! Burrata is a hidden gem. More

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Kalaya
Kalaya
(23)
$$$$
Thai | South Philly, Philadelphia

Delicious and incredible service! Can't wait to go back. More

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Fond
Fond
(1331)
$$$$
Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

The wait staff was incredible and the food was delectable. I can't believe it took us so long to finally stop in but we will be dining here many more times in the future. More

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On Point Bistro
On Point Bistro
(30)
$$$$
American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Decided to stay in our neighborhood for a quick bite to eat and came across On Point. There wasn’t a wait for a table the waitress sat us and took our order after looking over the menu. My wife had the cod fish tacos with hand cut fries. I had the farmer burger medium well. Everything was delicious and I will probably return for another bite to eat. More

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Popi's Italian Restaurant
Popi's Italian Restaurant
(1113)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Popi's is always a go to for me when I have business associates and family in Philly. The service from Vincenzo is always great - the wine list works and the food was perfection. Always recommend. You can't go wrong. More

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Ralph's Italian Restaurant
Ralph's Italian Restaurant
(2983)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

One of my favorite Italian meals ! Can’t wait to go back, More

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The Palm Philadelphia
The Palm Philadelphia
(651)
$$$$
Steakhouse | South Philly, Philadelphia

Delicious meal! The staff was very attentive. More

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Olly
Olly
(31)
$$$$
Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Love Olly! Great addition to the neighborhood. More

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Sansom Kabob House
Sansom Kabob House
(79)
$$$$
Afghan | South Philly, Philadelphia

I have been at this restaurant many times and this past time I went for dinner and I felt the portions of the meals have been cut back! Also, when asked for the hummus and bread - there were 5 of us and that's all we got, was 5 small slices of the bread - prior visits we were given a full basket of bread. Not sure if the staff didn't feel like making any! The service was sluggish which was a surprise because there were 2 employees working and there were only 2 sets of tables of people - one of which was us. The food was excellent and we will return, but hoping the next time the portions will be better in size! More

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Bistro la Bete
Bistro la Bete
(32)
$$$$
French | South Philly, Philadelphia

Small but well put together menu. More

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Anastasi Seafood Restaurant
Anastasi Seafood Restaurant
(226)
$$$$
Seafood | South Philly, Philadelphia

An absolute favorite of ours! The freshest fish & seafood. Everything was absolutely delicious! The server was wonderful! We will definitely go back. More

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LaScala's Birra Restaurant
LaScala's Birra Restaurant
(75)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Went there w/ my sister & nephews (party of 7) Very accommodating w/ a toddler & one still in a high chair! Still just wish they had changing tables for the kiddos still in diapers!!! The Gaaaahlic pizza was so simple yet soooooooo delicious!!!! More

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L'Anima
L'Anima
(218)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Amazing food and great atmosphere! More

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The Palace of Indian
The Palace of Indian
(7)
$$$$
Indian | South Philly, Philadelphia

We had a wonderful meal in the courtyard in the back. The meal was delicious and the service was perfect. More

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La Nonna
La Nonna
(151)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

I have been there on several occasions and it has always exceeded my expectations. If you are looking for quality authentic Italian food then this is the place! More

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Caffe Valentino - Philadelphia
Caffe Valentino - Philadelphia
(328)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great Service great food . Sam the waiter is excellent. The dinner and appetizer specials are always great! More

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Cucina Forte
Cucina Forte
(337)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

I recommend Cucina Forte. Best gnocci I've ever tasted, and I'm 66, Sicilian, and eat lots of Italian food when I go out for dinner. I've lived in Philly, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and Boston. The bread was delicious, I drank my favorite wine, and had wonderful conversation with 2 friends. I think this might be their favorite restaurant, and I'm looking for a go-to place myself. This could be it. Great value, neighborhood ambiance, and the server and staff were thoughtful and accommodating. More

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Felly Bistro On Pass
Felly Bistro On Pass
(8)
$$$$
French American | South Philly, Philadelphia

A new restaurant with great food , great Seville, and a great decor to match. Owned a husband wife team, this new place is going to be a big hit once the word gets out. Parking is a problem - but worth the trouble. More

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Chickie's & Pete's South Philadelphia
Chickie's & Pete's South Philadelphia
(282)
$$$$
Seafood | South Philly, Philadelphia

It was me and my family first time there. The food was amazing and our waitress was great ! My 4 year old son loved the food and he danced the whole time. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. More

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Moonshine Philly
Moonshine Philly
(292)
$$$$
Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Great food and service More

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Pietro's Italian - South
Pietro's Italian - South
(179)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Love Pietros! Great location with excellent outdoor seating right on South St. Delicious appetizers but the pizza is what has kept me coming back for years. More

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Warmdaddy's
Warmdaddy's
(2239)
$$$$
Southern | South Philly, Philadelphia

I enjoyed my birthday and the band!! The food was great and the host was the best. More

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Bar Amis
Bar Amis
(522)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Keep it up. Exceptionally fresh & wholesome veggie choices More

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Paradiso - Philadelphia
Paradiso - Philadelphia
(713)
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Food is excellent and not the regular type of Italian food you would get at a restaurant. Well stocked bar, good wine selection. More

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Al Zaytouna
Al Zaytouna
(37)
$$$$
Mediterranean | South Philly, Philadelphia

Courteous staff, great food! More

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La Mula Terca
La Mula Terca
(1)
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Latin / Spanish | South Philly, Philadelphia

As regulars to cafe y chocolate across the street we decided to try la Mula Terca for brunch. We were not disappointed as the diverse menu gives you the chance to have dishes different than the run of the Mexican food found at most places. They were very accommodating making huevos Con chorizo (not on the menu) for our son who seems to always want that. More

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JNA Institute of Culinary Arts
JNA Institute of Culinary Arts
(509)
$$$$
Fusion / Eclectic | South Philly, Philadelphia

Very good job students tasted great cauliflower soup my favorite the dough syrup dessert was delicious... More

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Victory Beer Hall - Xfinity Live!
Victory Beer Hall - Xfinity Live!
(1)
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Good place. We enjoyed ourselves. More

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Hard Rock Cafe - Philadelphia
Hard Rock Cafe - Philadelphia
(230)
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American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Nice experience. 12 people(8adults,4children) Staff was excellent and polite. Space was perfect for our needs. More

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The Cambridge
The Cambridge
(166)
$$$$
American | South Philly, Philadelphia

My boyfriend and I went for brunch - both of our meals were delicious! The mimosas were great, and the staff is extremely friendly. We were visiting Philly and our waitress gave us a lot of pointers on the area. More

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Nannie Franco's
Nannie Franco's
(1)
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Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Nannie Francos was absolutely amazing! It is the same owners and concept as Ninas Trattoria so you get 3 courses served family style. First course was meatballs, burrata salad and a traditional flatbread served with garlic knots and focaccia. Second course we had gnocchi Gorgonzola, chicken Parm and tagliardi bolognese. 3rd course we got cannolis and zeppolis! The restaurant is small and very intimate. They also only do family style dinners on Mondays and Tuesdays with limited seating. It is a must try for sure! We will be back! More

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NBC Sports Arena - Xfinity Live!
NBC Sports Arena - Xfinity Live!
(1)
$$$$
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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1100 Social - Xfinity Live!
1100 Social - Xfinity Live!
(2)
$$$$
American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Quiet side of Xfinity The burger was pretty good. The nachos were huge and enough for 4 people. We went 1.5 hours before the game and it was really pleasant. More

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El Bocado
El Bocado
(3)
$$$$
Mexican | South Philly, Philadelphia

Wonderful family run restaurant. Fresh delicious food More

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Broad Street Bullies Pub - Xfinity Live!
Broad Street Bullies Pub - Xfinity Live!
(6)
$$$$
American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Went before a game, friendly staff and great food. More

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The Bagel Place
The Bagel Place
Reviews Coming Soon
Deli | South Philly, Philadelphia

Fresh Baked Bagels and Delicious Sandwiches. Classic fare and exciting new twists! Large cafe space with comfy seats, lots of light, and free Wifi. A comfortable place for the community to enjoy.More

PBR Philly: A Coors Banquet Bar - Xfinity Live!
PBR Philly: A Coors Banquet Bar - Xfinity Live!
Reviews Coming Soon
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

Quetzally Mexican Food
Quetzally Mexican Food
Reviews Coming Soon
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
Bibou
Bibou
(1398)
$$$$
French | South Philly, Philadelphia

Bibou continues to be the best French food in town. The wey poached halibut was amazing! Everything is outstanding from food, to service to ambiance. Always a hit! More

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The Victor Cafe - Philadelphia
The Victor Cafe - Philadelphia
(2919)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Fantastic food, and such a unique ambiance! We really enjoyed everything. The Ravioli was superb. More

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Noord
Noord
(1306)
$$$$
Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Noord never disappoints. My husband and I eat at Noord almost exclusively when they have one of their soft shell crab dishes on special. These crabs are always cooked absolutely perfectly, and, if that is not enough, the dish on which the crabs are included makes it even better! Watermelon with fried soft shell crab doesn't sound great to me, but it is one of my top five favorite dishes ever, and I am a seafood lover from South Louisiana, so maybe that means something. Waitstaff is perfect, as well. There is literally nothing to complain about regarding this restaurant; I am just lucky that I love close enough to be able to eat there as much as I want! More

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Saloon Restaurant
Saloon Restaurant
(1104)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Absolutely perfect meal. My grandfather comes from Montana and every time he requests to eat here. Gianna is the most perfect waitress. super attentive and helpful. she even picked my grandfathers meal when he requested. OUTSTANDING. More

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Fond
Fond
(1331)
$$$$
Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

The wait staff was incredible and the food was delectable. I can't believe it took us so long to finally stop in but we will be dining here many more times in the future. More

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Kalaya
Kalaya
(23)
$$$$
Thai | South Philly, Philadelphia

Delicious and incredible service! Can't wait to go back. More

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Burrata
Burrata
(260)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Came here for my girlfriends birthday and we absolutely loved it! Burrata is a hidden gem. More

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On Point Bistro
On Point Bistro
(30)
$$$$
American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Decided to stay in our neighborhood for a quick bite to eat and came across On Point. There wasn’t a wait for a table the waitress sat us and took our order after looking over the menu. My wife had the cod fish tacos with hand cut fries. I had the farmer burger medium well. Everything was delicious and I will probably return for another bite to eat. More

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Olly
Olly
(31)
$$$$
Contemporary American | South Philly, Philadelphia

Love Olly! Great addition to the neighborhood. More

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Popi's Italian Restaurant
Popi's Italian Restaurant
(1113)
$$$$
Italian | South Philly, Philadelphia

Popi's is always a go to for me when I have business associates and family in Philly. The service from Vincenzo is always great - the wine list works and the food was perfection. Always recommend. You can't go wrong. 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.