21 "University City" Restaurants in Philadelphia.
Han Dynasty in University City serves two main purposes - a place to eat some of the best Sichuan food around, and a full-on sports bar.
Vietnam Cafe is a huge restaurant in West Philly that has some great Vietnamese food and lots of Polynesian cocktails.
Honest Tom’s is a vegan taco shop near Penn that looks like Snow White’s cottage.
Walnut Street Cafe is an all-day spot near 30th Street Station that looks like the apartment in Rittenhouse you’ll never be able to afford.
The Terakawa in University City is an offshoot of the original one in Chinatown, and it has some of the better ramen in the area.
Dim Sum House in University City serves food until 1am every night, which is about as late as you can get a sit-down meal in Philly.
Gojjo in West Philly is an Ethiopian spot that has things like wings and burgers, along with more traditional Ethiopian food.
City Tap House in University City is a bar and pizza place that’s great for groups and popular with students.
Pod in West Philly looks like the inside of a spaceship and serves a mix of Chinese and Japanese dishes.
White Dog Cafe is a spot near Penn that has good drinks and a solid Happy Hour, but you don’t need to go for a full dinner.
The Penn Museum is a gorgeous old building on Penn’s campus filled with lots of relics, and it has a particularly nice garden to sit outside in.
Every summer, Philadelphia Horticulture Society creates a few pop-up beer gardens around the city. This is one of them.
Sunset Social is essentially a lawn on top of a parking garage in University City with burgers and frozen drinks.