There are times when a night of celebrating gets away from you, and what you thought might be a casual dinner snowballs into your friends planning an all-night dance-off at the Dolphin Tavern. It’s a good thing you already made reservations at Ristorante Pesto, because you’re going to need to put something substantial in your stomach beforehand. The eggplant rollatini and seafood pasta should both be on your table, along with as many bottles of wine as your group feels the need to bring.
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Mexico Lindo is a cheap and fun BYOB in East Passyunk with solid tacos and quesadillas.
Palizzi Social Club
Palizzi Social Club is a members-only spot in East Passyunk. It’s hard to get a membership, but it’s worth it since the Italian food is so good.
Garage is an indoor-outdoor bar on East Passyunk that has over 300 canned beers and lets you bring in your own food.
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Fiore Fine Foods
Fiore is an attractive all-day, Italian place that’s good for sharing some pasta and a bottle of wine with a friend.
Ralph’s Italian Restaurant
Ralph's is the oldest Italian restaurant in the city, and while there are usually a lot of tourists, the pasta is worth the trip.
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The Dutch is a corner BYOB and brunch spot in South Philly that you’ll wish you lived around the corner from.
South Philadelphia Tap Room
South Philadelphia Tap Room is a neighborhood bar where you plan to stop for a drink and end up spending the whole night.
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