The University City spot is a staple for students and locals alike, so don’t be surprised when everyone inside is toting a backpack. We’re not sure if it’s the extensive draft list, live music, or the highly-coveted fire pits that bring the crowds, but it’s the wood-fired pizzas and other shareable dishes keep them there.
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Dim Sum House
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.
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.
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Comfort and Floyd
Comfort & Floyd is a breakfast spot in Pennsport that feels almost like an elementary school classroom.
Sulimay’s is a classic diner in Fishtown that you wish you lived within walking distance of.
Royal Boucherie is a small, dark French place in Old City that works for a date or Happy Hour.
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Murph’s is an Irish pub in Fishtown that also happens to make some of our favorite Italian food in the city.
Sunset Social is essentially a lawn on top of a parking garage in University City with burgers and frozen drinks.
With a great rooftop and long list of rotating beers, Standard Tap in Northern Liberties is great for everything from Happy Hour to an office party.
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